Vincent Kennedy McMahon, who is popularly known as Vince McMahon is an eminent American businessman and the executive chairman of the WWE. He was born on August 24, 1945, in North Carolina, United States of America.
He started his career as a ring announcer in the WWWF in 1969. He kept assisting his father’s company (WWWF) through the next decade, before eventually buying it from his dad in 1982.
After renaming the company to WWF, he started expanding it and was responsible for the 1980s professional wrestling boom.
Mr. McMahon has also had his fair share of wrestling in the ring and today he is considered one of the most influential persons in professional wrestling.
Mr. McMann started his career at the World Wide Wrestling Federation or WWWF, his father’s wrestling promotion as a ring announcer in 1969. He worked as a commentator and helped in the expansion of the company throughout the next decade.
He monopolized the wrestling business and finally bought it from his father Vince J McMahon in 1982. He even renamed it to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
Vince McMahon has been a cornerstone figure in the WWE. He has mentored and made connections with a lot of people. He is good pals with WWE superstars, The Undertaker, John Cena, Brock Lesnar, and Ric Flair.
He has also mentored wrestlers like Randy Orton and R Truth.
Vince McMahon retired from his position in 2022. Now after a merger has been announced between WWE and the famed mixed martial arts promotion, UFC – he will be the executive chairman of the new company.
While current WWE CEO Nick Khan will be the president, and Dana White will head the UFC.
Mr. McMahon has been an established businessman throughout his career. He has been the executive chairman of the WWE. He has an estimated net worth of $3.1 billion. His net worth has been more than $1 billion since 2017.
Vince McMahon has been married to Linda Edwards since 1966. She has been a business executive and even tried her luck for a US Senate seat in 2009.
The power couple has two children together. Their elder son Shane McMahon was born in 1970 and their daughter. Stephanie McMahon in 1976.
Vince McMahon has had a controversial career. In 1993, he was charged with the steroid controversy in his WWF promotion. He was also speculated with a number of sexual harassment charges alongside charges from former WWE referee Rita Marie.
He was also charged for paying nondisclosure money for sexual misconduct settlement to four women between 2006 and 2022.