Is Chad Gable Related To Kurt Angle? Family Tree Explored

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In 2017, Chad Gable was one of the names pitched to consider for Kurt Angle’s illegitimate son storyline. This consideration has frequently raised questions regarding their relationship.

However, another WWE star, Jason Jordan of American Alpha, was revealed as his son on July 17, 2017.

From a pool of potential candidates, Vince McMahon ultimately chose to select Jason to be Kurt’s child.

Kurt Steven Angle, A Former Professional Wrestler
Kurt Steven Angle, A Former Professional Wrestler (Source: Instagram)

Born on December 9, 1968, Kurt Steven Angle is an American retired professional wrestler who competed in WWE and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Starting amateur wrestling at seven, Angle earned varsity letters in football and wrestling during his high school career at Mt. Lebanon High School.

He wrestled during his year at Clarion University of Pennsylvania and won numerous accolades, including a two-time NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion in the heavyweight division.

The greatest shoot wrestler of all time by USA Wrestling made his first professional wrestling debut in 1996 and signed with the WWF (now WWE) in 1998.

Later, in 2006, the WWE Hall of Fame joined TNA and was inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame, becoming the second wrestler to be inducted into the WWE and TNA halls of fame.

Kurt Angle Illegitimate Son: Chad Gable

Chad Gable was one of the names considered for the role when WWE called for a storyline to have Kurt Angle’s son,

Another reason that further fueled the speculations of Chad being the illegitimate son of Kurt was his resemblance with the WWE Hall of Fame.

Despite Gable’s notable achievements in WWE, the constant comparison to Kurt Angle appears inevitable.

Kurt Angle served as an iconic figure for Gable since his early years, and the resemblance persisted when they collaborated during Gable’s WWE tenure.

Chad Gable, A Professional WWE Wrestler
Chad Gable, A Professional WWE Wrestler (Source: Instagram)

Charles Edward Betts, born March 8, 1986, is an American professional wrestler who performs on the Raw brand.

The Northern Michigan University alumnus earned his master’s degree from Full Sail University in October 2021.

The high school state champion started his professional wrestling career, signing a contract with WWE in November 2013.

Since then, Betts has been performing under the ring names Shorty G and Chad Gable. Moreover, he has also formed a tag team with Jason Jordan, “Kurt Angle’s illegitimate son.”

What Bill Apter Thinks About Chad Gable? Modern Day Kurt Angle??

Despite widespread comparisons to the Olympic Gold Medalist, WWE didn’t elevate Gable to the stature of Angle.

Wrestling legend Bill Apter believes WWE should reconsider and propel Gable to the next level.

Apter advocates for bringing him to the red brand and giving him a substantial push.

In an interview, Apter emphasized, “They should mold Gable into the contemporary Kurt Angle.”

He added, “He possesses that quality; he truly has it, and they should pair him with an opponent to facilitate his evolution into a modern Kurt Angle.”

Kurt Angle Family Tree Explored

The retired professional wrestler tied the knot with his wife Giovanna Yannotti in July 2012.

Kurt and Giovanna have been happily married for 12 years and share three kids: Giulia’na, Sophia Laine, and Nikoletta Sky.

Moreover, the pair adopted a teenage son, Joseph, from Bulgaria in October 2019. Joseph, who reportedly had a keen interest in wrestling, looks forward to pursuing a career in wrestling.

His adoptive father, Kurt, promised to get him a WWE tryout if he performs well at school.

Kurt With His Wife Giovanna Yannotti And Kids
Kurt With His Wife Giovanna Yannotti And Kids (Source: Facebook)

Exploring more about Kurt’s romantic life, his marriage with Giovanna was his second one.

His first wife was Karen Smedley, with whom he shares two kids: a daughter Kyra (born on December 2, 2002) and a son Kody (born in December 2006).

His daughter Kyra is an American actress and fashion model and has made multiple appearances on the Spike TV Series TNA Impact.

Kyra completed her high school at Hendersonville High School in 2021.

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