Karen Jarrett


Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Karen Smedley graduated from Hempfield Area High School in Greensburg, PA – class of 1990..
  • Karen Smedley was an exotic dancer before she was married to Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle..
  • Karen & Kurt Angle have two children, daughter Kyra (December 2, 2002) and son Kody (October 26, 2006).

Total Nonstop Action – Winner Take All:

  • July 19, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Samoa Joe challenged Kurt Angle to have a match for all the championships – Kurt Angle agreed to it!
  • August 2, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle showed up with his wife (carrying all his belts) and daughter (carrying his big suitcase)..
  • ~~~Karen Angle broke free of her abusive husband later that night saying she hated his gold medals and their marriage is OVER!
  • August 9, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle had an emotional break-down due to his wife and daughter leaving him last week..
  • ~~~Samoa Joe invited Karen Angle and a guest to sit in the front row at Hard Justice on PPV to watch the “Winner Take All” match
  • August 12, 2007 – TNA Hard Justice: Kurt Angle defeated Samoa Joe in a “Winner Take All” match with help from Karen Angle!
  • ~~~Karen Angle sat in the front row with her “new boyfriend” but it was all a trick and she eventually turned on Samoa Joe!
  • ~~~Kurt Angle retained his World Heavyweight title and captured Joe’s World Tag Team and X-Division championships!
  • August 16, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt & Karen Angle gave each other Awards for their performance in screwing Samoa Joe..
  • ~~~Jim Cornette interrupted the cermony and announced that Kurt Angle would defend all three title at No Surrender!
  • ~~~LATER THAT NIGHT: Kurt Angle attacked Abyss with multiple chairshots and then Karen Angle wanted a shot too..

Total Nonstop Action – Kurt Angle vs. Abyss:

Total Nonstop Action – Kurt Angle vs. Sting:

Total Nonstop Action – Kurt Angle:

Total Nonstop Action – The Angles get Separated:

  • February 21, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Karen Angle tried to fix things with Kurt Angle but he shunned her and told her to get lost…
  • ~~~A.J. Styles went out on a date with Karen Angle, who became smitten with A.J.’s boyish charm by the end of the night..
  • February 28, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle once again blew off Karen when she approached him to save their marriage..
  • ~~~During Kurt’s match against Kevin Nash, Karen got bumped and A.J. Styles carried her backstage for medical attention..
  • March 13, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle beat Kaz by Submission in a Non-title match..
  • ~~~After the match; Kurt Angle cut a promo on Samoa Joe before being interrupted by Karen Angle, who wanted a seperation!
  • ~~~Kurt Angle said that was a great idea so now he can concentrate on Samoa Joe and not put up with her high maintenence..
  • March 20, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Booker T w/Sharmell defeated A.J. Styles w/special guest Karen Angle..
  • March 27, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Karen Angle gave a sit-down interview with Mike Tenay about her seperation..
  • April 13, 2008 – TNA Lockdown: Samoa Joe defeated Kurt Angle in a Steel Cage match to win the TNA World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~Karen Angle bought a front-row ticket but when Kurt Angle saw her he ordered security to escort her out of the building!
  • May 15, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle read a message for Karen Angle, saying he forgives her and will take her back now..
  • May 22, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle tried to bury the hatchet with his wife, but Karen said Kurt was not capable of change..
  • ~~Later that Night; Styles & Tomko started to fight – until Team 3-D & Booker T joined in to help beat the living crap out of Styles!
  • ~~~Karen Angle threw herself on Styles to protect him from the onslaught and she was joined by Kurt Angle on the line of defense..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle turned around and saw his wife Karen all over the bloody A.J. Styles so he whacked Styles with a vicious chairshot!
  • May 29, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle accused Karen of cheating on him with A.J. Styles so she slapped him across the face!
  • ~~~A.J. Styles then attacked Kurt Angle, but Team 3-D, Tomko & Booker T showed up to assault Styles (dejavu from last week)..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~Christian Cage came out to help his former protege, A.J. Styles, but he was beaten up by the group of heels as well..
  • June 5, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle and Karen Angle did an interview via sattelite from separate locations..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle once again accused Karen of sleeping with A.J. Styles and threatened to break every bone in A.J.’s body..
  • June 8, 2008 – TNA Slammiversary: “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles defeated Kurt Angle in a Super Grudge Match..

Total Nonstop Action – Karen Angle:

  • June 12, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Karen Angle became a contracted member of the TNA roster and A.J. Styles came to her defense..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Kurt Angle defeated A.J. Styles in a Lumberjack match with lots of interference from the Lumberjacks!
  • ~~~Karen Angle showed up and dared Kurt to hit her, knowing he was banned from doing so by TNA management earlier…
  • ~~~Suddenly, Amazing Kong (w/Raesha Saed) hit the ring and demolished Karen Angle as husband Kurt watched on grinning.
  • June 19, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: In an interview conducted via sattelite, Karen Angle said she would be in Orlando next week..
  • June 26, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: A.J. Styles was lured to the ring by a challenge from Frank Trigg, leaving Karen backstage alone..
  • ~~~Kurt Angle showed up in Karen’s dressing room with The Beautiful People, who gave Karen the “brown paper bag treatment.”
  • July 3, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Karen slapped Kurt – The Beautiful People threatened Karen until Gail Kim & ODB made the save!

Total Nonstop Action – Karen’s Angle:

Total Nonstop Action – Jeff Jarrett w/Karen vs. Kurt Angle:

  • January 13, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Jeff Jarrett showed up at the iMPACT Zone with his wife, Karen Jarrett – aka the former Mrs. Karen Angle..
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett went to the ring and introduced her, but Kurt Angle showed up instead and went after Jeff until Karen Jarrett finally appeared..
  • ~~~Karen Jarrett announced that she would be giving her side of the story next week and suggested that Kurt dress for the occasion..
  • January 20, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle threatened to pull all the skeleton’s out of Karen Jarrett’s closet if she didn’t leave TNA..
  • ~~~~LATER: Jeff Jarrett & Karen Jarrett went to the ring and talked badly about Kurt Angle, until Kurt showed up to confront both of them..
  • ~~~~Karen Jarrett tried to hit Kurt with her shoe but Kurt caught her… they had a staredown until Jeff took him down with a low-blow!
  • ~~~~EVEN LATER: Kurt called out the Jarrett’s, but ended up getting beat up by Jeff Jarrett, Gunner & Murphy, and all of Immortal..
  • January 27, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Immortal started the show by attacking Kurt Angle until Crimson made the save with a baseball bat!
  • ~~~~LATER: Immortal defeated Kurt Angle & Crimson in a Handicap match after Jeff Jarrett hit the Stroke and pinned Angle 1-2-3..
  • February 3, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: They showed a series of videos featuring Jeff & Karen Jarrett at home spending time with all five of their kids.
  • February 10, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: Kurt Angle and Jeff Jarrett w/ Karen Jarrett had an official contract signing in the middle of the ring..
  • ~~~The match stipulation was that if Kurt Angle wins, he gets sole custody of his and Karen Jarrett’s two children (Karen Jarrett hated this idea)..
  • ~~~However, if Jeff Jarrett wins, then Kurt has to walk Karen Jarrett down the isle when the Jarrett’s renew their vows on March 3rd iMPACT..
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Kurt Angle & A.J. Styles defeated Jeff Hardy & Jeff Jarrett w/ Karen Jarrett (followed by a huge post match brawl)
  • February 13, 2011 – TNA Against All Odds: Jeff Jarrett w/ Karen Jarrett defeated Kurt Angle – (Angle took off his boots after the match)
  • ~~~Due to the loss, Kurt Angle must now walk Karen Jarrett down the isle when she renews her wedding vows to Jeff Jarrett on March 3rd..

Total Nonstop Action – Jeff Jarrett & Karen Jarrett:

  • February 17, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: The Jarrett’s were shown in a series of videos at the spa and preparing for their wedding..
  • ~~~Later, they went to a restaurant where the food was terrible – but it turned out that Kurt Angle was cooking in the kitchen!
  • February 24, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: The Jarrett’s were once again shown in a series of videos preparing for their ceremony on March 3rd..
  • March 3, 2011 – TNA iMPACT: The ceremony was interrupted when Kurt attacked Jeff Jarrett and slammed Karen Jarrett’s face in the cake!
  • ~~~On the second attempt, Kurt Angle played along, walking Karen Jarrett down the isle and standing behind Jeff with a big grin on his face..
  • ~~Kurt Angle stood there smiling the entire time, as the Jarrett’s did their vows and took verbal jabs at Kurt – who never budged an inch..
  • ~~When the ceremony was over, Kurt pulled out an axe and everyone scattered while Kurt destroyed all of the wedding stuff in the ring..
  • March 13, 2011 – TNA Victory Road: They showed clips from the Jarrett honeymoon with the kids and Karen Jarrett complaining the whole time.
  • May 15, 2011 – TNA Sacrifice: Kurt Angle and Chyna defeated Jeff Jarrett and Karen Jarrett.
  • January 5, 2017: It was confirmed that Karen Jarrett is rejoining IMPACT Wrestling as the ownership of Anthem Sports & Entertainment, as Executive Consultant role running Impact Wrestling.
  • March 23, 2017 – IMPACT Wrestling: Karen Jarrett made her return to IMPACT Wrestling Television and was interrupted by Ethan Carter III and Josh Matthews, she slapped Josh Matthews.
  • March 30, 2017 – IMPACT Wrestling: Karen Jarrett called out Sienna to apologize for her actions on the treatment of Allie, but was interrupted by KM as he publicly berated Jarrett for asking Sienna to apologize to Jarrett. Braxton Sutter came to help Karen as she made a mix tag team match between Allie & Braxton Sutter vs. KM and Sienna later that night.
  • April 20, 2017 – IMPACT Wrestling: Karen Jarrett said that IMPACT Wrestling and Global Force Wrestling has now merged and have more partnership deals with other companies including AAA.

  • Curtis (Clarion Grad 1982) wrote: Greetings. Kurt’s tattoo on his shoulder is his COLLEGE mascot, the Golden Eagle, of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. It could NOT be his HS mascot since Mt. Lebanon (PA) mascot is the Blue Devil.