Jacob Kasper: Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Jacob Kasper?
Jacob Kasper, also known as Julius Creed, is a professional wrestler for WWE in NXT. He is currently the other half of The Creed Brothers, where he tag teams with his brother Brutus Creed (Drew Kasper). He is also part of the wrestlers’ stable, The Diamond Mine, which includes the fighters Damon Kemp, Hideki Suzuki, and Ivy Nile. Kasper’s current manager is Stokely Hathaway, also known as Malcolm Bivens. He would also have a role in the WWE-produced program, 205 Live show from October 2021 to February 2022. The Creed Brothers have achieved a lot already in their short career with WWE, accruing the titles of NXT Tag Team Championship and NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners.
What this article covers:
- Who is Jacob Kasper?
- How Old is Jacob Kasper?
- How Much Does Jacob Kasper Weigh?
- Jacob Kasper's Best Fight of All Time
- Jacob Kasper’s Record
Jacob Kasper was discovered as an amateur by the famed Gerald Brisco. Brisco viewed Kasper as the perfect type of athlete and performer for WWE. He even compared Kasper to a young John Cena. Not only did Kasper have the height, strength, and bulk for the strenuous and competitive career of WWE wrestling, but he could also captivate a crowd. Gerald Brisco had high hopes that Kasper would do well as a WWE superstar. What most impressed Brisco was the fact that Kasper still competed despite suffering from Crohn’s disease during the time he was scouted. Kasper lost a ton of weight during his ailment which put him at a disadvantage in his weight class. Even though he lost his match at the 2018 NCAA championships, Brisco was delighted by Kasper’s perseverance and character.
After being signed on to WWE’s roster, Jacob Kasper would perform as a heel from August 32, 2021 to April 4, 2022. Many wrestlers may be turned off by this proposition, being that most professionals want to be the face. This was no challenge for Kasper, having been displaying heel-type energy even in amateur wrestling. At one point, Kasper had called out Kyle Snyder, catching many people's attention. As of April 5, 2022, Jacob Kasper now plays the role of the face in WWE’s NXT.
At one point, Jacob Kasper trained with Daniel Cormier in preparation for UFC 226, where Cormier would face Jon Jones. Entertainment outlets were calling Kasper Cormier’s “secret weapon.” Kasper was Cormier’s main grappling partner then.
How Old is Jacob Kasper?
Jacob Kasper is only 27 years old currently. Within the wrestling community, he is an example of a young amateur making a big name for himself. Kasper was born on October 3, 1994.
Jacob Kasper Family
Jacob Kasper was very close to his two siblings growing up. Kasper and his two brothers were raised in Lexington, Ohio by their parents Brad and Angie Kasper. When they were younger they had a passion for wrestling. They would perform extreme stunts including one that Kasper recounts, where the three of them were jumping off of the roof of their home. His dreams of working for Wrestlemania would bloom as the young boys would put on spectacular fights within their basement. Despite the dramatics, Kasper’s parents would be supportive of his dream. They even went as far as to help him collect WWE memorabilia such as the very popular action figures they produced.
Eventually, Jacob Kasper and his brother Drew Kasper would take part in Lexington High School’s amateur wrestling team. After graduating, Jacob Kasper would go to Durham, North Carolina to study sociology at Duke University. There he would also take advantage of his opportunities with the school’s wrestling team. With the Duke Blue Devils, Kasper would win the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference heavyweight championship. He was a two-time NCAA All-American and a three-time NCAA Academic All-American. Kasper also placed fifth in the 2016 Olympic trials while studying at Duke University. He competed in the Greco-Roman and freestyle categories.
Jacob Kasper is engaged to Courtney Earnest according to Instagram. Courtney is a nurse practitioner from Orlando, Florida. Their relationship seems to date back to as far as 2012.
How Much is Jacob Kasper Worth?
Currently, there is no estimate on Jacob Kasper’s worth or the worth of the tag team, The Creed Brothers.
How Tall is Jacob Kasper?
Jacob Kasper is a whopping 6 foot 3 inches or 191 cm.
How Much Does Jacob Kasper Weigh?
Jacob Kasper weighs an impressive amount of 230 lbs (104 kg). His weight and build earned him his spot in NXT. Scouts typically look out for people who have the average “look” of a professional wrestler.
Jacob Kasper Fight List
As an amateur wrestler, Jacob Kasper has fought a plethora of people. Some of Kasper’s most noteworthy fights as an amateur included the ones during the NCAA Championships. He went against fighters Sam Stoll, Kyle Snyder, Amarveer Dhesi, and Shawn Streck. By the end of his career with Duke University, it is recorded that he participated in 151 matches.
In Jacob Kasper’s career with WWE, he has fought alongside his brother, Drew Kasper. As the tag team, The Creed Brothers, they have fought other duos such as GYV, Tony D’Angelo & “Stacks”, Grayson Waller & Sanga, and Imperium. Together the brothers have won the NXT Tag Team Championship.
Jacob Kasper's Best Fight of All Time
One of the best fights Jacob Kasper has participated in was the match between the Creed Brothers and MSK. The fight took place on February 15, 2022, during the Dusty Classic Finals: WWE NXT. Kasper’s tag team, The Creed Brothers, ended up winning the Dusty Cup giving them a chance at the Tag Team Championship. This was a huge accomplishment for such a new and upcoming tag team.
Who Did Jacob Kasper Lose To?
Currently, it is somewhat difficult to see the exact roster of people Jacob Kasper has fought against in WWE.
During Jacob Kasper’s amateur career he fought in 151 wrestling matches. Some of the most notable losses he had experienced were against:
- Nikko Reyes - NCAA Championships 2015
- Nick Nevills - NCAA Championships 2017
- Ty Walz - NCAA Championships 2017
- Kyle Snyder - NCAA Championships 2018
- Amarveer Dhesi - NCAA Championships 2018
Jacob Kasper’s Record
There is no official record for Kasper’s tag team, The Creed Brothers.
During Jacob Kasper’s amateur career between 2014-2018, his record was 112 wins and 39 losses. This gives him a winning percentage of 74.17%. This makes it quite apparent why someone like Gerald Brisco scouted him out.
Jacob Kasper’s Injuries
It is expected that such a high-level athlete would have a few injuries but Jacob Kasper has not spoken about any publicly. Alternatively, he has spoken about his struggles with Crohn’s disease and how it hindered him in 2018.
Is Jacob Kasper Retired?
Jacob Kasper is currently fighting alongside his brother in the tag team duo, The Creed Brothers. It is projected that Jacob Kasper is going to be a very big face within WWE. He is still quite young and his career is just beginning.
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