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James Morris who is famously known by his ring name as Hillbilly Jim is an American retired professional wrestler and a radio host. As of 2018, Hillbilly Jim net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Born on July 5, 1952 in Scottsville, Kentucky, Hillbilly Jim started his wrestling career with Continental Wrestling Association under the name Harley Davidson. In mid 1980s, he then appeared in WWF now known as WWE as a Big Jim. After appearing as a guest, Rowdy Roddy Piper offered his services to train him but eventually chose to be trained by Hulk Hogan instrad.
Jim then appeared in WWF matches in a tag team with friend Hulk Hogan. Some of the signature moves employed by him includes the Running leg drop and Big boot. He continued to appear regularly in WWF matches until the summer of 1990. His last match with WWF was in April 28, 1990 in which he lost to Earthquake in a squash match which lasted for until 2 minutes.
In 1992, he returned to WWF as the hosts of WWF Prime Time Wrestling alongside Vince McMahon, Jim Duggan, Mr. Perfect and Bobby Heenan. On March 5, 2018, it was announced that Hillbilly Jim will be inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2018.
Besides wrestling, Jim has appeared in number of trade shows like Atlanta Super Sports Show, Video Software Dealer’s Association and many others. He also appeared in WWE Legends’ House in 2014.