Shawn Michaels happens to be a famous American wrestler, actor and television host. Shawn Michaels has made a big name for himself in the wrestling industry. He also dropped out of college to pursue a career in wrestling.
Shawn Michaels was born in 1965 and celebrates his birthday 22nd of July yearly. So is the professional wrestler 56 years old at the moment. He was born in Chandler, Arizona, USA. Also, the celebrity wrestler is of American nationality and was born under the Libra zodiac sign.
Moving on to the famous wrestler’s family background, he was born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom. He was born to Richard Hickenbottom and Carol Hickenbottom. Speaking of siblings, he was one of his parents’ four children. He has two brothers named Randy Hickenbottom and Scott Hickenbottom and a sister named Shari Hickenbottom. As a child he was interested in wrestling. He was also of a very athletic nature.
Given his educational background, he initially attended Randolph High School. At the age of six he joined his school’s football team and began to show off his athletic ability. He began his football career as a brilliant linebacker at Randolph High School at Randolph Air Force Base, eventually becoming the team’s captain.
Also, at the age of 12, he decided that he wanted to be a professional wrestler. He often performed wrestling routines at the high school talent events. After graduating, he went to Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Eventually he realized that education wasn’t for him and dropped out to pursue a career in professional wrestling.
career and working life
Shawn Michaels happens to be a famous American wrestler, actor and television host. He has made a big name for himself in the wrestling industry. Hickenbottom debuted as a professional wrestler with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) on October 16, 1984 under the ring name “Shawn Michaels” and with Jose Lothario as his trainer. He also worked for the American Wrestling Association (AWA) (1986–1987) and Texas All-Star Wrestling (TASW) (1985–1986).
He was briefly signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 1987 as a member of The Rockers. A year later, they were reinstated by WWE, and on July 7, 1988, they performed at a live WWF event. The group quickly gained a large following among mothers and children. Michaels officiated his first WWE pay-per-view event in a four-on-four match at Survivor Series 1989.
By early 1995, Michaels had established himself as the most popular WWE wrestler. Michaels had a good working relationship with WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, who allegedly helped him and friends Diesel, Ramon and newcomer Hunter Hearst Helmsley (Triple H) become dominant wrestlers in the biz.
In a coffin match against The Undertaker at the 1998 Royal Rumble, Michaels sustained serious back injuries. The night after WrestleMania XVI, his injuries forced him to retire for the first time. He returned to WWE television in June 2002 after an 18-month layoff. He then spent the next eight years performing with Kurt Angle, Triple H and Chris Jericho, cementing his place in the business.
net worth and awards
Shawn Michaels was a three-time WWF Champion (March 31, 1996, January 19, 1997 and November 9, 1997) and a one-time world heavyweight champion (November 17, 2002). He has won the Royal Rumble twice (1995, 1996). He has won 15 Slammy Awards in his career, including five Match of the Year Awards (1994, 1996, 1997, 2008 and 2009).
Along with Hacksaw, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011. In terms of net worth, the famous wrestler has certainly made a sizable fortune throughout his career. From now on he has one net worth of 10 million dollars.
Shawn Michaels first married Theresa Lynn Wood in 1988. In 1994 they divorced amicably. In the 1990s he met Rebekah Curci, a member of WCW’s The Nitro Girls. They were married on March 31, 1999 at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cameron Cade (born January 15, 2000) and Cheyenne (born January 15, 2000) are the couple’s children (born August 19, 2004).
Body Measurements and Social Media
As a former professional wrestler, he certainly has a fit and healthy body. As for his size, he stands tall 6 feet 1 inch and weighs over 102 kg. Likewise, the wrestler has blonde hair with brown hair.
The famous wrestler is active on Instagram and Twitter. In addition, he has certainly gained a large following on the internet as well. He now has over 35,000 followers Instagram and over 4 million followers on his Twitter account.
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