Michael Shawn Hickenbottom a.k.a. Shawn Michaels is an American professional wrestler, actor, and television presenter. He is considered as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history, he is known by the nicknames "Heartbreak Kid" and "Mr. WrestleMania".
Michaels wrestled for WWE from 1988 until his first retirement in 1998. Later, he held non-wrestling roles from 1998 to 2000 and returned wrestling in 2002 until retiring ceremoniously in 2010, before being assigned as a trainer in 2016 and returning for one event in 2018.
Michaels has an estimated net worth around $17 million, as of 2019.
During his wrestling days, Michaels was a top draw and was earning close to $1 million per annum. Even though his retirement saw a slump in his paycheck, he still continues to draw money from WWE as an ambassador. Further, he also earns a decent sum through his career as an actor and television presenter.
Michaels owns a lavish mansion in San Antonio Texas, and along with his beautiful home, Michaels owns 5,500 square feet of land around it. The house consists of a three bedroom and a gym along with a steam room. The house is quite spacious and is surrounded by a beautiful luscious green landscape.
Further, he owns two Lamborghini.
He has a huge fan base on Twitter and Instagram. Detail info about his life, bio, and career can be taken from Wiki.
Michaels has married twice in his life. He first tied the knot with Theresa Lynn Wood in 1998. However, their relationship did not last for a long time and got divorced in 1994.
Later he married Rebecca Curci-Michaels on March 31, 1999. Their wedding was celebrated at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada, where only the couple and an Elvis impersonator were present. His second and present wife is a former WCW Nitro Girl known as Whisper. There is no issue of separation between the lovely couples.
His first child is a son named “Cameron Kade” and was born on January 15, 2000. His second child was a daughter named Cheyenne, who was born on August 19, 2004.
His Cousin Matt Bentley is a professional wrestler 55 too. He wrestled in TNA and WWE. He spends most of his time with his family and friends.
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The death rumor about Shawn Michaels is just a hoax. He is currently at the age of fifty-three and living a healthy life.
He was born on July 22, 1965. His place of birth was San Antonio, Texas. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is white. His birth sign is Cancer. He was born to the Carol Hickenbottom and Richard Hickenbottom. Shari, Randy, and Scott are his siblings.
He was from a military family. He also played football during his high school career. After graduating from high school, he attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marco Texas. Later he realized that his goal is to be a professional wrestler.
He started his career in 1984. He wrestled for National Wrestling Alliance from 1984 to 1985. Thereafter, he also wrestled in the Texas All-Star Wrestling. Just after this, he performed in the American Wrestling Association. In the year 1988, he became part of WWF.
It provided him a perfect platform to be successful in his career. He wrestled 14 years with WWF. In 2002, he made his second return to WWE. He also had a dispute with Triple H from 2002 to 2004. He had various feuds throughout his professional career. He had feuds with Randy Orton and John Cena. He retired in 2010. He had given his 26 years to the wrestling world. On December 14, 2010; he managed to earn the Slammy Award.
On February 10, 2015, Shawn Michaels published an autobiography titled "Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar". Further, it was co-written by David Thomas.