When did Elias make his WWE debut?


Elias, the musician of WWE, has portrayed his character amazingly well, but when did this superstar make his debut?

Jeffrey Sciullo, aka Elias, is an American professional wrestler and a musician. We all have seen his role in WWE, where he portrays a musician who often use his music to mock opponents or fans in the arena.

Elias made his return on WWE Raw and spoke about Fender his guitar sponsors
Elias on WWE Raw (WWE)

After an extensive career in the independent circuit, Sciullo signed a developmental deal with WWE in early 2014 under the ring name Elias Samson and made his debut for NXT on April 24, 2014, where he teamed with Buddy Murphy in a losing effort against The Ascension.

In August 2015, he debuted as a new drifter musician character in a match at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn approached the ring with a guitar before defeating Bull Dempsey. He established himself as a Heel.

Before joining WWE, he worked on several Northeastern USA promotions under Heavy Metal Jesus and Logan Shula. In 2018 WWE Music Group released the album WWE: Walk with Elias, which featured him, followed by Universal Truth in 2020.

Elias has been among the WWE ranks since Early 2014 

Scully made his main roster debut on April 10, 2017, where he appeared on the stage briefly during an eight-man tag team match. Samson continued to appear in the background playing his guitar during backstage segments over the next few weeks.

His in-ring debut came against Dean Ambrose, where Samson defeated Ambrose by disqualification after The Miz made interference and attacked him. Elia’s first feud came against Finn Balor, who interrupted him during one of his performances.

Elias Vignettes by WWE (WWE)

Since then, Elias has appeared in several Royal Rumble matches and had feuds with Jeff Hardy, Balor, etc. He was out of action for 6-9 months for a brief period as he suffered a torn pectoral muscle. The injury was caused by a car incident.

Recently WWE aired vignettes where Elias burned his guitar and ended the musician character.

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