He is best known for his time in the WWE under the stage names Luke Gallows and Festus.
He started out his career with Mason Dixon Wrestling in West Virginia.
In 2005 he appeared on WWE's $1,000,000 Tough Enough. Though he wasn't one of the final contestants, he still earned a WWE contract.
He married fellow wrestler Amber O'Neal in 2014. He has a son from a previous relationship.
He popularly has fought as a Kane impostor.