Austin Aries

Daniel Healy Solwold Jr.

D.O.B: 15 April, 1978
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 210lbs
Trained By: Eddie Sharkey, Terry Fox
Family Ties: Thea Trinidad (Fiancée)
Twitter: @AustinAries

Daniel Healy Solwold Jnr. is a professional wrestler, currently working in WWE developmental territory NXT, under the ring name Austin Aries.

Before his arrival in NXT, he was best remembered for his run with TNA, where he held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

He is also a former six-time TNA X-Division Champion and a one-time TNA World Tag Team Champion.

He is also well known for his work in Ring of Honor, where he became the first wrestler to have held the ROH World Championship on more than one occasion.

Personal Life

Daniel Healy Solwold Jnr. was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has been a vegan since 2011, and has also appeared in PETA videos encouraging the vegan lifestyle.

He is engaged to fellow wrestler, Thea Trinidad.

Solwold is a fan of the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers.

He has the Chinese character Ram (羊) tattooed on his upper left arm, this represents the Chinese translation of ‘Aries’ which is both his ring name and zodiac sign.

Professional Wrestling Career

Ring Names