Ken Anderson Biography
Kenneth AndersonÂ is anÂ AmericanÂ professional wrestlerÂ and occasionalÂ actor. He is currently signed toÂ Total Nonstop Action WrestlingÂ (TNA), where he performs under theÂ ring namesÂ Mr. AndersonÂ andÂ Ken Anderson. Since performing for TNA, he has become aÂ two timeÂ World Heavyweight ChampionÂ in addition to being a member ofÂ ImmortalÂ and a current member ofÂ Aces & Eights.
He wrestled under the ring namesÂ Mr. KennedyÂ and occasionallyÂ Ken KennedyÂ during his time withÂ World Wrestling EntertainmentÂ (WWE) between 2005 and 2009. Before being promoted to the main WWE roster, Anderson wrestled for numerousÂ promotionsÂ in his career. While performing in these promotions, he won various championships, both in tag team and singles competition.
Anderson was assigned to WWE's developmental territoryÂ Ohio Valley WrestlingÂ (OVW) inÂ Louisville, KentuckyÂ in 2005. After signing with WWE, Anderson made his debut on the SmackDown! roster in August 2005. In September 2006, he captured his first and only title with the company, theÂ United States Championship, and would hold onto it for a month.
The following year atÂ WrestleMania 23, Anderson won the annualÂ Money in the Bank ladder match, a contract, which guarantees a match for one of WWE's world heavyweight championships. He was released from his WWE contract on May 29, 2009.Â He returned to the independent circuit before signing a contract with TNA in 2010.