Michael Shawn Hickenbottom as he was named at birth is a retired American professional wrestler and television presenter. Primarily known by his stage name Shawn Michaels, he garnered immense praise during his stint with WWE, formerly WWF. He stands as one of the most illustrated wrestlers on his time.
Shawn Michaels was born on July 22, 1965, in Chandler, Arizona. He was born in a military family and spent amajor part of his childhood in Reading, Berkshire, England. He, later on, moved to San Antonio, Texas along with his parents. It was during his tenure at theSouthwest University of Texas that he began pursuing an active career in professional wrestling.
- As he belonged to themilitary family, he frequently moved places during his early years.
- He was a standout linebacker at Randolph High School and eventually became the captain of the team.
- He is currently signed to WWE as an ambassador and a trainer.
Randolph High School, Southwest Texas State University
$ 17 Million
- Debut: October 16, 1984
- Trained by: Jose Lothario
- Stage Name: Shawn Michaels, Sean Michaels
- Signature Moves: Backhand Chop, Dropkick, Arm Trap Crossface, Inverted Atomic Drop
- Finishing Move: Sweet Chin Music, Teardrop Suplex, and Modified Figure-four Leg lock
- Managers: Chyna, Diesel, Jose Lothario, Luna Vachon, Rick Rude, Sycho Sid, Sensational Sherri
- WWF European Championship: One Time
- World Heavyweight Champion: One Time
- WWE Tag Team Championship: One Time
- WWF Intercontinental Championship: Three times
- WWF Tag Team Championship: Five Times
- WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Three Times
- Royal Rumble: 1995, 1996
- First Grandslam Champion
- Fourth Triple Crown Champion
- WWE Hall of Fame: Class of 2011
- Occupation: Professional Wrestler, Actor, Media Personality
- Date of Birth: July 22, 1965
- Age (As of current): 51 years
- Place of Birth: Chandler, Arizona, United States
- Gender: Male
- Siblings: Randy, Scott, and Shari
- Spouse: Theresa Wood (1988-94), Rebecca Curci (1999-current),
- Children: Two
- Height in m: 1.85 m
- Height in ft: 6 feet 1 inches
- Height in cm: 185 cm
- Weight in kg: 102 kilograms approx.
- Weight in the pound: 225 lbs.
- Nationality: American