Born Matthew Brett Cardona, he won a WWE Tag Team Championship with his partner in crime, Curt Hawkins.
He has also won a WWE United States Championship, and released the iTunes top 100 single, "Hoeski," in 2013.
He damaged his career when he engaged in a deep feud with Kane and John Cena in WrestleMania.
He started out as a wrestler in New York named Brett Matthews, but changed his name to Zack Ryder in 2007.
To help spread the word about himself and form relationships with others, he has been extremely active on Social Media.
- The meaning of the name Ryder: Knight, Mounted Warrior