Megan Benoit is the daughter of the late wrestler Chris Benoit. After the sinful act of his father, Megan was away from every social media site and never appeared in the limelight. However, she has been into the headlines after a recent documentary, “Dark Side of the Ring.” After the release of this documentary, many people inquire about Megan’s whereabouts and her well-being. Hence, we brought you this informative article about her, which you shouldn’t miss. Her age and net worth are explored here.
Who is Megan Benoit? Age and Early Life
Megan is famous for being Chris Benoit’s daughter. Her father was a France and Canada-based professional wrestler who is no more alive. She was born on March 19, 1996, and is currently 25 years of age. She was born by her mother, Martina Benoit, but unfortunately, she divorced her father after a year of her birth.
Furthermore, she grew up with her brother David Benoit. After her father Chris divorced her mom, he married Nancy Benoit in 2000, and the family lived happily until her father killed her stepmother, half-sibling, and hanged himself in 2007. At that time, Megan was just 14 years old and dealing with such an event at in early age that certainly affected her physical and mental well-being. Hence, her childhood was quite rough. She even stopped coming out of her house and socializing with people to avoid people’s criticism.
Megan Benoit Parents Relationship
Megan’s parents, Chris and Martina were tied in a marital relationship since 1988. They even gave birth to Megan and her brother named David Benoit. However, due to some irreconcilable dissimilarity, their relationship started to crumble after Megan was born.
Hence, they decided to part their ways and got officially divorced in 1997, exactly a year after Megan was born. Indeed, she was pretty unfortunate as she could not feel the love of her mother and father together. Later, after three years of separation from her mom, Chris married Nancy Benoit and conceived one child. However, Chris and Nancy died in an accident, and Megan had to deal with such tragedy at a tender age.
Megan Benoit father Chris Murder-Suicide case
Megan Benoit’s father, Chris Benoit, died in 2007, taking his 22-year reputation as a wrestler. He is now mostly known as a murderer rather than a former wrestler. You might not believe how Chris involved himself in a sinful event before his death. On June 22, 2007, he killed his wife, Nancy Benoit, in his own residential home.
Also, Chris suffocated his 7-year-old son to death on June 23. Later on, on June 24, after his wife and son died, he hanged himself in the training area using heavy equipment. Soon after, it was revealed that Chris suffered from depression and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Who was Chris Benoit?
Chris Benoit was a famous French- Canadian wrestler who worked contributed 22 years for his wrestling career. He worked for several companies, including World Wrestling Federation/ World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He was even considered as one of the top 10 pro-wrestler by journalist Dave Meltzer. During his 22 years of career, he held 22 championships. He even became a world champion two times, one in WCW World Heavyweight Champion and another in a World Heavyweight Champion WWE.
Megan Benoit’s Brother David Benoit is following his Father’s Footsteps.
Megan’s brother David dreamed of getting in the ring and following his father’s career tracks. While speaking to Christ Van Vliet in an interview, David revealed that he has intentions to chase a wrestling career in the future. He also took wrestling classes at Lance Storm wrestling school but couldn’t finish the class. David revealed that he has ambitions to appear in AEW or New Japan Pro Wrestling. However, he is currently working for an oil rig in Western Canada.