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Teddy Long Children With Wife Stephanie Keller: Meet The Family

Teddy Long is an American former professional wrestling referee and manager. ( Source : wwe )

Teddy Long, an American former professional wrestling referee, and manager, has three children with his wife, Stephanie Keller. 

Long is well-known as an on-screen authority figure for WWE and WCW. He made his WWE debut in 1998 as a referee after beginning his career in the National Wrestling Alliance.

He switched to on-screen management in 2003 and eventually held the position of general manager of SmackDown twice for a total of six years, as well as general manager of ECW for a short time.

Ron Simmons and John Layfield elected him into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017. He joined the ring crew and was given the referee title under the name Teddy Long in the Jim Crockett Promotions of the NWA in 1985.

Long started bending the rules for the heels in 1989 when he introduced a heel turn. 

Quick Fact About Teddy Long:

Real NameTheodore Robert Rufus Long
Ring NameTeddy Long
Date Of BirthSeptember 15, 1947
Place Of BirthBirmingham, Alabama, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
WifeStephanie Keller

Know About Teddy Long's Children

Teddy Long and his wife Stephanie Keller is a proud parent of three children. They also have six grandchildren.

Teddy Long has three children with his wife Stephanie Keller.
Teddy Long has three children with his wife Stephanie Keller. ( Source : facebook )

He has kept his personal details away from the public, therefore there isn't much information on his children on the internet. His children have avoided the media as well.

Teddy is active on the Twitter account but he has kept his Twitter account protected. However, his children are also not active on social media platforms.

Teddy Long Relationship With Stephanie Keller

Teddy Long married his wife Stephanie Keller in 1982 and they have been supportive of each other. The couple is very attached to one another.

Since their marriage, there haven't been any rumors about his extramarital affairs. Teddy has kept his wife's identity a secret from the media and is very private about his personal matters.

When and how Teddy and his wife Stephanie Keller first met are unknown. Additionally, Stephanie has avoided the media and likes to maintain a low profile.

He joined the ring crew and was given the referee title under the name Teddy Long in the Jim Crockett Promotions of the NWA in 1985. 

How Much Does He Earn?

Teddy Long has a net worth of $3 million according to Celebritynetworth. Since 1985, he has been a professional wrestler, earning millions throughout his two-decade career.

An American former professional wrestling referee and manager,Teddy Long has a net worth of $3 million.
An American former professional wrestling referee and manager,Teddy Long has a net worth of $3 million. ( Source : wrestletalk )

He reportedly made several thousand dollars a year in salary. He held the positions of general manager of ECW and WWE SmackDown for a combined total of six years.

A nationally broadcast wrestling company based in Plano, Texas, Teddy Long served as general manager of SWE Fury.

The WWE Board of Directors appointed Long as the new general manager of the ECW brand, and the news was revealed on the June 3, 2008, episode of ECW.

Awards:

1. Combat Sports Pro , Hall of Fame (Class of 2015)

2. National Wrestling Alliance, Hall of Fame (Class of 2012)

3. Pro Wrestling Illustrated,Manager of the Year (1990)

4. WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2017)

He Is General Manager Of SmackDown

Teddy Long was appointed SmackDown's new first African-American general manager in July 2004 after Kurt Angle was fired from his job. When Long penalized Angle $1,000 for being absent of his wrestling equipment on his first night as general manager, he quickly lost his cool.

Teddy is best known for his long time with the WWE where he served as the General Manager of SmackDown! and ECW.
Teddy is best known for his long time with the WWE where he served as the General Manager of SmackDown! and ECW. ( Source : thespotlightnews )

Long used The Boogeyman to defeat Eric Bischoff, the general manager of Raw, at Survivor Series as part of the SmackDown! vs. Raw storyline. However, Booker T and his defense of the United States Championship caused complications for Long.

Booker T often tried to avoid title defenses by feigning injury and having other wrestlers fight on his behalf. Long eventually had enough of these shenanigans, and at No Way, Out Booker was given the ultimatum: face Chris Benoit or lose the championship.

He announced that he will return to SmackDown as general manager on the April 7, 2009 episode of ECW, with Tiffany taking his place on that show. He did this to become the first general manager to serve a second term in the organization's history.

Contributed Commentary To WCW

Teddy Long held several titles in the pro wrestling world, but his work as a color commentator for WCW in the late '90s may have been the one that most utilized his talent for talk.

The "Godfather of Wrestling" also decided to take on commentary responsibilities while still with WCW. The WWE's failure to fit him behind the commentator's desk after deciding his days of heading Smackdown were over surprised many people.

Some Facts About Teddy Long

1. Teddy Long underwent an incredible weight-loss journey over the course of his wrestling career.

2. Teddy Long was a part of WCW when WWE owned the organization, and around this time he decided to make a wonderful gesture to the fans.

3. Teddy Long, the all-time most recognizable SmackDown General Manager, began his career as a GM for the red brand.

Some FAQs

How many children does Teddy Long have?

Teddy Long have three children along with six grandchildren.

Who is Teddy Long married to?

Teddy Long married his wife Stephanie Keller in 1982. The couple has a strong bond together.

How old is Teddy Long?

Teddy Long is 74 years old. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1947.