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Gabe Dean His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

Gabe Dean His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!


Who Is Gabe Dean?

Gabriel Curtis Dean is a highly decorated Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestler, the former Big Red has won 2 NCAA Division 1 championships along with 4 EIWA Conference Championships. Gabe has also achieved All American honours as NCAA Division 1 wrestler 4 times in his illustrious career.

Who Is Gabe Dean?

Gabriel Curtis Dean is a highly decorated Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestler, the former Big Red has won 2 NCAA Division 1 championships along with 4 EIWA Conference Championships. Gabe has also achieved All American honours as NCAA Division 1 wrestler 4 times in his illustrious career.

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Gabe Dean attended Lowell high school in Michigan, where he starred as a football player. He was a two time All-State player, and as a quarterback he accounted for more than 60 touchdowns and led his team to a state title win. Gabe was also undefeated as a junior wrestler, as he dominated his way through high school he went on to win the MHSAA State title. He continued his run as a senior, but fell short placing 2nd at the end of his high school years.

Over the next 4 years Gabe Dean made a name for himself, as he dominated the wrestling mats while attending the Ivy league college Cornell University. In May 2013 Gabe debuted as a freestyle wrestler where he finished third at the northeastern regionals and placed sixth in the US state national championships. In 2014 Gabe would secure his first Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championship. He also placed third securing the bronze medal at the NCAA Championships, only losing 1 fight.

In 2015 Gabe Dean would continue his extraordinary run of wrestling wins by securing another EIWA title. Gabe went back to the NCAA Division 1 Championships where he avenged his previous year by winning Gold, as he tore through his competition, defeating Nathanial Brown (6 - 2) in the final. Full of confidence Gabe decided to enter the Pan American Championships debuting in Greco Roman Wrestling. With no previous experience in the discipline he went on to place second earning himself a silver medal.

Over the next two years Gabe would go on to win 2 more EIWA titles, achieving the honour 4 times consecutively. 2016 saw Gabe win another NCAA Division 1 title dominating his opponents before winning the final in a close match against fellow American Timothy Dudley (5 - 3) In 2017 Gabe went to the NCAA Division 1 Championships with a three peat in his grasp. After defeating all of his opponents, he took on the highly ranked Bo Nickal in an extremely close match that saw Gabe Dean fall short of the Gold medal (4 - 3) as he closed out his NCAA career with 19 wins and only 2 losses. Later that year Gabe entered the Under 23 World Team Trials losing by Tech Fall to American Spencer Wilson, gabe decided to retire from wrestling.

Three years later Gabe Dean would come out of retirement and secure the US National Championships, winning his first three matches by Tech Fall, Fall then another Tech Fall. He went on to narrowly edge out Trent Hidlay (2 - 1) in the semi before defeating Nate Jackson by a decision in the final (1 - 1) In 2021 Gabe competed at the US Last Chance Olympic Team Trials Qualifier where he smashed all 5 of his opponents including another finals win against Nate Jackson (7 - 2) The next month at the Olympic Team Trials, Gabe narrowly defeated decorated wrestler Myles Martin (2 - 1) in a tight match before losing to David Taylor (0 - 4) Missing out on the Olympics Gabe Dean decided to step away again from wrestling.

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How Old Is Gabe Dean? 

Gabe Dean was born in Michigan, USA on the 19th of June in 1994, Gabe currently is 27 years of age.

Gabe Dean’s Family!

Gabe Dean grew up in Michigan in the United States of America, in a time where sports were highly regarded but the economic decline in Detroit was huge. Gabe and his family managed to weather the storm and stay fruitful in a bad time for Michigan. 

Gabe was always heavily involved in sports, as his father was a NCAA Division 1 Runner Up competing out of Minnesota. His father always inspired Gabe to be successful in sports, which led to Gabe’s success in football and then wrestling. Gabe has always maintained that his fathers successes heavily guided him to achieve great things as a young athlete. 

How Much Is Gabe Dean Worth?

Gabe Dean has been steadily increasing his net worth due to his successful career in wrestling. His consecutive title wins and incredible win streak has seen him secure sponsorship deals. His net worth has been predicted inside the range of 1 - 2 million dollars.

How Tall Is Gabe Dean?

Gabe Dean is 5 feet and 10 inches tall which is the equivalent to 177 centimetres. 

How Much Does Gabe Dean Weigh?

Gabe Dean weighs in at 184 lbs and in kilograms that is 83.

Gabe Dean’s Fight List!

Gabe Dean has fought some incredible wrestlers throughout high school and college. With his amazing win streaks and fight records he is one of the best wrestlers to come out of high school and Cornell University. His fight list includes; David Taylor, Myles Martin, Bo Nickal, Kyle Snyder, Nate Jackson, Drew Foster, TJ Dudley, Pat Downey, Spencer Wilson, Ed Ruth, Nathaniel Brown and Kyle Crutcmer.

Gabe Dean’s Best Fight Of All Time

Gabe Dean has had so many great fights in his career, like avenging his loss and defeating Bo Nickal recently at the 5th NLWC Event in 2021. His back to back NCAA Division 1 title wins in 2015 and 2016 by defeating Nathanial Brown and Timothy Dudley.

Gabe would secure his most notable win by defeating Powerhouse Penn State’s two time defending Champion Ed Ruth. As a freshman Gabe Dean competed at the Southern Scuffle where he ended Ed Ruth’s incredible 84 match win streak. This win was a memorable moment for Gabe as he used that confidence and went on to become a legend in the sport.

Who Did Gabe Dean Lose To?

Gabe Dean’s losses can be compiled as a very short list, as not many men have had the honour of beating the highly decorated wrestler. Gabe has had notable losses to the likes of; Ed Ruth, Spencer Wilson, Taylor Lujan, David Taylor, Nick Heflin, Pat Downey, Kenneth Courts and Alex Meyer.

Gabe has also had one of his most disappointing losses to arch rival and powerful wrestler Bo Nickal. Bo defeated Gabe in the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Final, where Bo Nickal won (4 - 3) in a really tight match, costing Gabe Dean his third consecutive division 1 title. This was a hard loss for Gabe to take, but he later went on to avenge his loss in 2021 when he defeated Bo (3- 2) in Pennsylvania. 

Gabe Dean’s Record!

Gabe Dean’s records and honours list are incredible as he set a high school record of 152 wins with only 7 losses including 101 bonus wins. His NCAA record of 19 wins and 2 losses is also formidable, Gabe also has a dual record of 52 wins with 10 losses.

Gabe has an honour list of; NCAA Division 1 Champion (2015,2016) NCAA Division 1 Qualifier (2014,2015,2016,2017) NCAA All-American (2014,2015,2016,2017) EIWA Champion (2014,2015,2016,2017) New York State Champion (2014,2015,2016,2017) First Team All-Ivy League (2014,2015,2016,2017) Ivy League Wrestler of the Year (2015,2017) EIWA Wrestler of the Year (2015,2017) EIWA Coaches Trophy (2015,2017) EIWA Sheridan Award (2016) New York State Wrestler of the Year (2015) New York State Freshman of the Year (2014) EIWA Rookie of the Year (2014) Ivy League Rookie of the Year (2014)

Gabe Dean’s Injuries!

Gabe Dean has not reported any significant injuries throughout his career, his conditioning and professionalism surrounding his wrestling career has been exceptional. 

Is Gabe Dean Retired?

Gabe Dean retired from competitive wrestling in 2017 after losing the Pan American Championships. He continued to train in wrestling and accepted a job assisting in coaching duties at Cornell University. Gabe has reported that he wanted to help future generations of young athletes achieve success inside the wrestling arena.

In 2020 Gabe Dean came out of retirement winning multiple titles, just to show the world how good of a wrestler he is. After competing at the US Olympic trials in 2021 he lost to the exceptional David Taylor. Gabe has retired once again stepping back into coaching to continue his development of New York’s finest young talent.

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