Kurt Angle recently took to Instagram to express his love and affection for his current wife, Giovanna Yannotti. Kurt and Yannotti got engaged in 2010.
He was previously married to Karen Smedley in 1998. However, the pair eventually ended up in a divorce in 2008. They even had two children ( aged 8 and 2) at the time.
After eventually marrying Yannoti in 2012, the couple went on to have 3 kids. In 2019, it was revealed that Kurt and his wife would also be adopting a son from Bulgaria.
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In the post, he captioned, “Babe, all I need is YOU!………… oh, and my Gold Medal!!!,” he is seen relaxing with his wife on a beach. He also mentions his Olympic Gold medal, which he holds very dear to himself.
Kurt won the Olympic Gold Medal in Atlanta in 1996. The medal itself is a subject of controversy as many believe that Kurt actually won the medal whilst competing with a broken neck.
Kurt Angle and his Intriguing Life
Fans of the WWE are no stranger to Kurt. After all, the man is a legend, former champion, and Hall Of Fame inductee. John Cena, one of the biggest and most renowned stars in the world made his WWE debut against Angle.
In his time in the WWE, Kurt had a total of 13 honors over a period of 8 years. If that wasn’t enough, he also gathered 7 more honors during his brief stint in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ( TNA Impact). At one point, he was even approached by Dana White to fight in the UFC as well.
Whilst Kurt’s life was filled with accolades and achievements, he also had a history of injuries. Throughout his career, he was plagued with injuries to his neck and spine. As a result, he had to decline Dana White’s lucrative offers and instead signed on with TNA Impact for the sake of his health.
Kurt revealed later, however, that if he could, he would have signed for both the UFC and TNA Impact. Maybe had his career not been filled with repetitive injuries, we might have seen Kurt in the UFC. But how would he have fared in the Octagon? I guess we’ll never know.
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