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Shawn Michaels Biography

Updated On 19 Feb, 2024 Published On 21 May, 2021
Shawn Michaels

Facts of Shawn Michaels

Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Michaels
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 6 Feet 1 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Shawn Michaels

What is Shawn Michaels marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Shawn Michaels have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Shawn Michaels having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Shawn Michaels Gay ? No

Shawn Michael is a retired professional wrestler, best known for serving for the company WWF/WWE. He is a household name appearing for more than 25 years on various wrestling companies, which earned him nicknames like "Show Stopper," & "Mr. Wrestlemania" for giving his body and soul for fans enjoyment.

Shawn Michael is married to Rebecca Curci

Shawn Michael is an accomplished WWE professional wrestler of all time. However, Shawn had a few ups and downs in his personal life. But, today, the 55 years old veteran wrestler doing well with his balanced life.

Shawn is also a blissfully married man. Shawn walked down the aisle with the very beautiful Rebbeca Curci, aka WCW Nitro Girl's Whisper, on March 31, 1999. The romantic couple welcomed a son Cameron Kade on January 15, 2000, and after four years, a daughter Cheyenne Kade.

A picture of Shawn Michaels with his wife Rebecca Curci and their kids. SOURCE: Pinterest

Before his married life to Rebecca Curci, the WWE Hall of Farmer previously tied the knot with former wife Theresa Wood on May 28, 1988. However, the marital relationship didn't last long and just six years after their wedding, they decided to end it on August 23, 1994. The reason behind Michaels and Wood's divorce is still unclear.

Wrestling Career of Shawn Michaels

Although Shawn came from a military background, he always dreamed of turning himself into a big wrestler so that the wrestling world would bow to him. The sign of being a big wrestler was always present in Shawn Michaels from his tender age.

Shawn Michaels is one of the most famous wrestlers in the history of WWE. SOURCE: Twitter (shawnmichaels)

First, Shawn represented the famous wrestling brand NWA. His trainer at the time was Jose Lothario. Soon, he left NWA to form a team called The Rockers with Marty Jannetty.

Later, he joined companies after companies like Texas All-Star Wrestling, & American Wrestling Association from 1984 to 1986 until finally pursuing over two decades of the journey of his life on WWF.

Not to mention, his Heartbreak Kids nickname was also considered brash, funny, and heel. And ladies at the time were huge fans of his character.


But, Michael rose to fame when he first feuded with Razor Ramon for the belt weighing high above the air in a first-ever ladder match and first hell in a cell match against The Undertaker. Shawn won his first-ever Royal Rumble match, headlining Wrestlemania 1997.

Michael then went on to form another faction, "Kliq," the same year. And, WWF scripted the injury, which was a concussion to Shawn, while the match with Owen Hart was for retirement storylines.

Only after returning to the company, did Shawn first win his main title WWF title in 60 minutes Iron Man match against Bret Hart. Likewise, the greatest faction D-Generation X with Hunter Hearst Hemsley, and Rick Rude was later formed and admired by the fans.

Shawn Michaels pictured alongside wrestler Triple H. SOURCE: Twitter (shawnmichaels)

The year 2002 to 2009 was the peak of his long remarkable wrestling career. During the era of ruthless aggression till PG, Shawn was a part of some gold storylines like NWO, and classic feuds with Chris Jericho, John Cena, Randy Orton, and Hulk Hogan.

Additionally, Michaels also had a great bonding with the late legendary wrestler, Scott Hall. The WWE champ opened up about the time he spent together with Hall during their career after the death of the Maryland-born wrestler. Michaels opened up that he met Hall for the first time in-ring when he was just 19.

At the 24th annual episode of WrestleMania, Michaels had a match with Ric Flair ending Ric's illustrious career after taking the victory. Shawn Michael's last contest in WWE came against the Undertaker in his infamous "Streak vs Career Match" at Wrestlemania 25, which he lost. The event also featured boxer Floyd May Weather fighting the giant Big Show in a no-disqualification match which was indeed a crazy and entertaining match. 

Shawn Michaels and his wife, Rebecca Curci. SOURCE: Pinterest

After taking a break of almost a decade, Shawn came out of retirement for the final chapter of his career against the Brother of Destruction, teaming up with his DX's Triple H in 2018 Saudi Arabia's event The Crown Jewel, which gave Shawn a hefty amount of $3 million.

Net Worth of Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels, aka Mr. Wrestlemania, has a whopping net worth of $10 million earned from his wrestling profession, and tours with WWE that get him paychecks in millions annually. Michaels, along with Jose Mathario, Slick also established his wrestling academy, producing amazing superstars like Daniel Bryan, Paul London, and Lance Cade

Watch the video of Shawn Michaels giving an interview talking about his battle with addiction featuring his wife Rebecca Curci below.

In addition, Shawn is the host of two amazing shows, Resurrection of Galvin Stone, and 90 Feet From. He also makes a regular appearance on NXT Live, adding extra income to his wealth. Shawn lives an amazing luxurious life with his family in his beautiful house in Florida with such a whopping bank balance. 

 Quick Facts of Shawn Michaels

A wedding picture of Shawn Michaels. SOURCE: Twitter
  • Shawn Michaels, in his career, won 4 WWE/WWF titles.
  • During the early 90s, Shawn was battling drug addictions, particularly steroids.
  • Shawn Michaels's signature and finishing moves are sweet chin music and elbow drops.
  • Made his most recent appearance for interviews on A&E TV Station for WWE.
  • Michael exposed his half-nude body for a feature in Playboy magazine, which resulted in him becoming controversial for his character and gimmick for the company.

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Shawn Michaels Married

Second Marriage with Rebecca Curci Hickenbottom

Shawn Michaels exchanged the wedding vows with Rebecca Curci after getting divorced from his first spouse Theresa Lyn Woods.

First Marriage with Theresa Lynn Woods

Shawn Michaels was previously married to Theresa Lynn Woods. The marriage didn't last long as the duo splitter after only six years.

Shawn Michaels Children

SON : Cameron Kade HickenBottom

Mother: Rebecca Curci HickenBottom

Cameron Kade Hickenbottom is the son born from father Shawn Michaels and mother Rebecca Curci Hickenbottom.

DAUGHTER : Cheyenne Michelle Hickenbottom

Mother: Rebecca Curci HickenBottom

Cheyenne Michelle Hickenbottom is the daughter of Shawn Michaels and his partner Rebecca Curci Hickenbottom.

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