Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, and television presenter. Regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history, he is known by the nicknames "Heartbreak Kid", "The Showstopper", and "Mr. WrestleMania".
- 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
- 225 lb (102 kg)
- October 10, 1984
How much do you really remember about the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels and his WWE tenure? To get into the WWE Hall of Fame is quite the prestigious honour. To get inducted twice? That’s an achievement that takes a special type of talent and a special type of career.
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Began his career in Texas. Trained by the legendary Jose Lothario, Shawn Michaels wrestled in Kansas, where he met fellow wrestler, Marty Jannetty. A year later, after sending tapes of his matches to the major wrestling companies at the time, he was contacted by the AWA, who proposed that he team up with Marty Jannetty again.
- Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
- July 22, 1965
Ask any Superstar on the WWE roster who the most gifted sports-entertainer of all time is and nearly everyone will have the same answer — Shawn Michaels. A cocky, confident heartbreaker from San Antonio, Texas, HBK started off his career as one half of The Rockers and ended it in a classic match with The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVI.
After drug addiction nearly cost him his life, Shawn Michaels, aka “The Heartbreak Kid,” made one of the most improbable late-career comebacks in WWE history. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011.
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Hickenbottom began to train under Mexican professional wrestler Jose Lothario. During his training, Hickenbottom adopted the ring name, Shawn Michaels, a stage name used by a professional wrestler to hide their true identity from the wrestling fanbase. After his training with Lothario, he debuted as Shawn Michaels, with Mid-South Wrestling and Texas All-Star Wrestling (TAW) promotions in 1984. During his time with TAW, Michaels and Paul Diamond (Tom Boric) were awarded the TAW Tag Team Champi...
Hickenbottom's marriage to his first wife, Theresa Wood, was brief and ended in divorce, but was amicably settled. He is now married to former WCW Nitro Girl Rebecca Hickenbottom (née Curci), who went by the stage name of Whisper. They were married on March 31, 1999 at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada in a small ceremony. The only people present were the couple and an Elvis impersonator. The couple have a son, Cameron Kade (born on January 15, 2000) and a daughter, Cheyenne M...
1. Shawn Michaels defeated Ric Flair at Wrestlemania 24, which is why Ric Flair was forced to retire. 2. Shawn has two brothers, Scott & Randy, and a sister, Shari. 3. Shawn is the only wrestler in WWE history to simultaneously hold the WWE European Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship. 4. Shawn was the first ever man to compete in a Ladder match, Hell in a Cell match, Ironman match and Elimination Chamber match. 5. Shawn is also the first wrestler to achieve the \\"Grand Slam\\"....
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1. American Wrestling Association 1. AWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Marty Jannetty 1. Central States Wrestling 1. NWA Central States Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Marty Jannetty 1. Continental Wrestling Association 1. AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Marty Jannetty 1. Pro Wrestling Illustrated 1. PWI Feud of the Year (2008) vs. Chris Jericho 2. PWI Match of the Year (1993) vs. Marty Jannetty on Monday Night Raw on May 17 3. PWI Match of the Year (...
1. Shawn Michaels's event history 2. Shawn Michaels Theme Lyrics 3. Texas Wrestling Academy 4. Shawn Michaels: From The Vault (DVD 2003) 5. Shawn Michaels HeartBreak and Triumph (DVD 2007) 6. Shawn Michaels: My Journey (DVD 2010)
On 22-7-1965 Shawn Michaels (nickname: Michael Shawn Hickenbottom ) was born in Chandler, Arizona, United States. He made his 17 million dollar fortune with American Wrestling Association, Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Texas Wrestling Alliance. The athlete is married to Rebecca Curci-Michaels , his starsign is Cancer and he is now 55 years of age.
Jan 12, 2013 · Michaels is a conservative Republican. Shawn Michaels, whose real name is Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, was born in Chandler, Arizona and grew up in a roving military family, but mostly in San Antonio, Texas. Michaels was raised Catholic and attended Catholic schools. 1 During most of his wrestling career, Michaels was not particularly religious.
May 10, 2020 · The Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels, has a complicated past. He's widely considered one of the greatest performers in the squared circle, but behind the scenes, he's been known as one of the worst people to work with. While he's had more chances with WWE than Scott Hall, he has at least tried making amends with those he's done wrong by.
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