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Tim White’s Career, Net Worth & Everything you need to know!

WWE referee Tim White suddenly died on June 19. At the time of his death, he was 68 years old.

While White was best recognized as a WWE referee, he was also a man of numerous titles within the company. He served from 1985 to 2004 and is acknowledged as one of the company’s best officials.

Early Life

Tim White was born in the United States on March 25, 1954. He used to be a referee for professional wrestling. He made shows for the SmackDown! brand of World Wrestling Entertainment. In the 1980s and 1990s, White worked as André the Giant’s assistant on top of being a referee. In 1985, White started officiating games on the side while working as André the Giant‘s agent.

White became a full-time referee in 1993, not long after Andre died. He started showing up more often at pay-per-views and WWF TV tapings. On June 28, 1998, at King of the Ring, White was the referee for the Hell in a Cell match between Mankind and The Undertaker.

After Mankind fell through the top of the jail and landed hard in the ring, White was about to call the match over because he thought Mick Foley was badly hurt and would need emergency medical care. But Foley begged him not to, and White listened. It went on to become one of the most famous wrestling matches ever.

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On June 28, 1998, he officiated the legendary Hell in a Cell bout between The Undertaker and Mankind.

White was worried about Mankind as he took a terrifying bump through the jail ceiling and landed hard on the ring canvas. He came dangerously near to calling a halt to the game to get medical assistance for Mick Foley. However, the latter requested that he be allowed to continue and complete the match. The match continued after White granted his request.

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White’s last match as a referee was a match between Chris Jericho and Christian at WrestleMania XX. During the last three-count of the match, he hurt his already hurt shoulder again, so he decided to stop being a referee.

Five years after he stopped officiating matches, WWE fired White on January 9, 2009. He worked for the company for 24 years, making him one of the people who worked there the longest.

White’s death makes us sad, and we want his family and friends to know how sorry we are about it. He will be remembered as one of the best people who ever wore the black and white shirt, and the company will continue to benefit from what he did.

Tim’s Net Worth

Tim White, a former WWE referee, had a net worth of $2 million to $5 million at the time of his death. He got his fortune mostly as a valuable WWE referee.

Personal Life

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White was a private person who kept his personal life private. It is unknown whether White was married or had children.

Frequently Ask Questions

White returned to officiate the match between Chris Jericho and Christian at WrestleMania XX in 2004, but damaged his shoulder again during the final three counts of the match, causing him to retire.

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