Shane McMahon is an American-born professional wrestler, businessman and TV personality. Among several other business interests, he is a partner in the leading professional wrestling media company WWE. He is the storyline commissioner of the weekly WWE television show SmackDown Live.
A member of the fourth generation of the McMahon dynasty of wrestling promoters, Shane McMahon began working in the WWE company’s warehouse as a teenager. He also served as a referee, announcer, and producer before finally becoming a performer on the big screen. As a professional wrestler, Shane McMahon won both the European Championship and the Hardcore Championship. He retired from WWE in January 2010 but returned to the company as a screen character in February 2016.
Shane Mcmahon Bio, Age
The professional wrestler was born on January 15, 1970, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, the son of Vince McMahon and Linda McMahon. At his birth, he was given the name Shane Brandon McMahon. He grew up together with a sibling, a sister named Stephanie McMahon. He received his high school education at Greenwich High in Greenwich, Connecticut. After graduating, he received his college education at Boston University, where he studied economics and communications.
As a teenager, Shane McMahon worked for WWE, where he was an employee in the company’s merchandise store. From the late 1980s, he served as a WWE referee under the stage name Shane Stevens. He has led a number of high-profile events, including WrestleMania VI, the 1991 Royal Rumble game, and the WrestleMania VIII.
In the late 1990s, Shane McMahon, who also served as a senior executive, became a regular figure at the WWF (now WWE). As a wrestler, McMahon regularly involved several family members, including his father Vince McMahon Jr., his mother Linda, and his sister Stephanie McMahon. In October 2009 Shane announced his retirement from WWE. Between 2010 and 2013 he continued to serve as CEO of the China-based media company “YOU On Demand”.
After an almost seven-year break from professional wrestling, Shane McMahon officially returned to WWE on 22 February 2016. In July 2017 he was appointed Storyline Commissioner of WWE SmackDown. Since then, he has continued this role with sporadic appearances as a professional wrestler in the wrestling ring.
Family, Wife, And Kids
Shane McMahon comes from a dynasty of business tycoons who are mainly involved in promoting wrestling. He is the son of popular wrestling promoter and business mogul Vince McMahon and his wife Linda McMahon, who is also a professional wrestling magnate. In the world of professional wrestling, the McMahons are considered royalty.
The first McMahon known to have been active in wrestling was Jess McMahon, the great-grandfather of Shane McMahon. In 1953, Jess McMahon co-founded the Capitol Wrestling Corporation, and upon his death, the company passed to his son Vincent J. McMahon, the grandfather of Shane McMahon. The company was later renamed the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) and finally the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). When Vince Sr. retired in 1982, the company was taken over by his son Vince Kennedy McMahon. The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) has since been renamed World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), with Vince McMahon Jr. serving as chairman and CEO of the company.
Like the rest of the family, Shane McMahon’s sister, Stephanie McMahon Levesque, has a stake in the WWE company. She is married to professional wrestler Paul Levesque, who is best known by his stage name Triple H.
Shane McMahon is married to film producer and former TV presenter Marissa Mazzola. Their relationship is something of a fairy tale, as the two have known each other since childhood. According to Shane, his wife Marissa is the only friend he has ever had. The marriage was consummated on September 14, 1996. Marissa Mazzola founded the production company Kamala Films in 2005. Before that, she was head of public relations for the WWE.
The couple has 3 children together. On 13 February 2004, they welcomed their first child, a son named Declan James. On 26 March 2006, they welcomed their second child, another son named Kenyon “Kenny” Jess. The third child of the couple, also a son, Rogan Henry, was born on January 20, 2010. Shane McMahon was accompanied by all 3 sons into the ring for his match against The Undertaker in WrestleMania 32.
In addition to his role as a minority owner of the WWE company, Shane McMahon is also an on-screen commissioner on WWE’s weekly television show SmackDown Live. These roles, combined with his appearances as an occasional wrestler in the ring, make him one of the top earners of the WWE brand. In 2016, McMahon earned up to $2.2 million and ranked seventh on the list of the year’s highest-paid wrestlers. In 2017, he was still one of the top earners, although his total earnings dropped to $1.3 million. The net worth of Shane McMahon is estimated at a whopping $35 million.
Height And Other Body Measurements
Shane McMahon stands at an impressive height of 188 cm (6 feet 2 inches). He has a fit physique with an average weight of 104 kg (230 lbs). His body statistic is 48-34-17 inches (122-86-43 cm). As a professional wrestler, McMahon is known for his risky over-the-top stunts.