The ring name of American professional wrestler Michael Shawn Hickenbottom is Shawn Michaels. Besides he also worked as an actor and television presenter. Michaels is often regarded as the greatest professional wrestler of all time. In his diversified career he World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Texas Wrestling Academy (TWA), American Wrestling Association (AWA), and other associations.
What is Shawn Michaels’s net worth?
A net worth of $600 million made him the
|Year||Net Worth||Increase Rate|
|2022||$18 million||5.88% increase|
|2021||$17 million||4.93% increase|
|2020||$16.2 million||3.85% increase|
|2019||$15.6 million||5.40% increase|
Early life and Education
Shawn Michaels was born to a decent family in Chandler, Arizona, United States. He liked to be called Swan from his childhood. His father Richard Hickenbottom was military personnel. His family had to move to different places because of his father’s posting.
Shawn desired to be a professional wrestler when he was only 12. From the age of 6, he started playing football and he gained fame as an outstanding linebacker at his high school. Later he became the captain of the football team. He completed his school education at Randolph High School and then got admission to Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
At the beginning of his career, he took training from Mexican Professional wrestler Jose Lothario and adopted the ring name, “Shawn Michaels”. In 1994 after completing his training Shawn debuted against Art Crews in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). Though he lost the match, his performance impressed the audience.
In the following year, he debuted for World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). Here his performance was praiseworthy. Seeing his performance people could easily predict that this man will be one of the best wrestlers of the world. Later he went to work for Central States Wrestling where he performed in the NWA Central States Tag Team Championship. However, his team couldn’t perform well in the competition.
In the same year, Shawn returned to texas and started wrestling for Texas All-Star Wrestling (TASW). He along with his teammate Paul Diamond won the TASW Tag Team Championship. Their team was named as American Force.
At the age of 20, Shawn Michaels made his national-level debut in the American Wrestling Association (AWA). Soon he won the AWA World Tag Team Championship as the Midnight Rockers. His career was thrilling at that time. He was gaining more and more for his back-to-back award-winnings. Gradually the Rockstars were signed by the WWE and they won the WWE Tag Team Championship unofficially in the year 1990.
In 1992 Michaels took the nickname “The Heartbreak Kid”. This year his performance was average. In the following year, Michaels made several appearances in the United States Wrestling Association (USWA). Later in 1995 Michaels won the Intercontinental Championship against Dean Douglas as his opponent.
Next year he returned to the WWF path the Royal Rumble match. It is a matter of sorrow that in the Survivor Series he lost to his former bodyguard Sycho Sid. It was very painful for him. But he recovered himself very quickly.
In 1998 at the Royal Rumble while taking a back body drop he hit his lower back on the casket which caused him a severe injury. In the accident, he got spinal disk herniation and one disk was crushed. He was forced to go to retirement for this incident.
But surprisingly he came to the WWF; however, as a commentator. Many of his fans were sad because of thinking that he might have ended his wrestling career. Eventually, Michaels was seen in the non-wrestling programs. This hurt more to his fans. His commentary was also enjoyable. But he didn’t take it as his final fate rather he took back surgery for lacking a comeback in the rings. The surgery was successful and he began to recover his fitness.
In the year 2000, he returned to the ring, not as a wrestler but as a special referee. He also believed that his wrestling career was over. It was very tough for him to admit that he would never perform in the rings again. However, everyone was surprised to see Michaels in the World Heavyweight Championship and the interesting part is that he had won the championship with his excellent performance. Till 2006 he had constant ups and downs in his career.
In the years 2007- 2009 he had several matches with the then-champion John Cena and there rose a feud between them. His winning a match against the then World Heavyweight Champion Edge is worth mentioning.
In 2010 Michaels had a glorious win against The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVI and won the Slammy Award. In the following year, he was announced as a WWE Hall of Fame class of 2011 inductee. Later he played many matches with world-class wrestlers like The Undertaker, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and others. In 2018 this man declared his final retirement from his dominant wrestling life.
Shawn Michaels’s Wife
Michaels first married Theresa Wood. Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t last long. They ended their marriage life very soon. Rebecca Curci was the second wife of Shawn Michaels. She was a former WCW Nitro Girl.
Michaels fathers a son named Cameron Kade with her. He was born in 2000 which is only a year after their marriage. After four years the couple gave birth to a daughter. They named her Cheyenne.
The phone number of Shawn Michaels isn’t available on the internet because of privacy measures.
The address of the residence of Shawn Michaels is Shawn Michaels, Encore Sports and Entertainment, 4405 Manchester Avenue, Suite 205, Encinitas, CA 92024. The USA.
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|Address||Shawn Michaels, Encore Sports, and Entertainment, 4405 Manchester Avenue, Suite 205, Encinitas, CA 92024. The USA.|
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|Real Name||Michael Shawn Hickenbottom|
|Nick Name||Shawn Michaels|
|Profession||Wrestler, actor, television presenter|
|Age||56 years old|
|Height||In feet: 6’ 11” |
In meter: 1.85m
In CM: 185cm
|Weight||In Kilograms: 102 kg |
In Pounds: 225 Ibs
|Body Measures||Chest: 56 inches Waist: 43 inches Biceps: 19 inches|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Relationship||Rebecca Curci Hickenbottom(married), Theresa Lynn Wood(married)|
|Children||Cameron Kade, Cheyenne|
|Parents||Father: Richard Hickenbottom Mother: Carol Hickenbottom|
|Siblings||Randy Hickenbottom, Scott Hickenbottom, Shari Hickenbottom|
Shawn Michaels was a great athlete from his childhood. He had great dominance in his whole wrestling life. He received special praises for his excellent performance in several matches. Moreover, he was famous for his hosting in television shows and acting. In a nutshell, it can be said that Michaels is a living legend.