Dean Ambrose was born Jonathan Good in Ohio in 1985. He wrestles with the WWE under the name Dean Ambrose. He began working for Les Thatcher at the Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA) as a teenager. He would set up the ring and sell popcorn before he was allowed to start training at age 18.
He initially used the name Jon Moxley and made his debut in 2004. By 2006, he was training for the heavyweight championship with HWA. In 2009, he started competing with Combat Zone Wrestling and then moved on to Dragon Gate USA. In 2011, he finally moved to the level of WWE and participated in WrestleMania.