Vince McMahon Birth Details
Vincent Kennedy McMahon was born on August 24, 1945.
- Vince McMahon is an American, wrestling promoter and film producer.
- He is presently the Chairman of the World Wrestling Entertainment Board of directors and bulk shareholder of WWE.
- Vince WWE is the only major American professional wrestling promoter.
- He appears frequently on the SmackDown of WWE and ECW brands as well.
- He portrays himself in the episodes of the WWE.
- Sometimes, He also took participation on in-ring competition.
- Vince has also won two World Championships, the WWE Championship in 1999 and the ECWChampionship in 2007 and the 1999 Royal Rumble.
Vince McMahon Early Life
- Vincent Kennedy McMahon was born in Pinehurst, North Carolina. During his child hood he had to live with his stepfathers and mother.
- In an interview he expressed his fury and said that one of his stepfathers, Leo Lupton, used to beat his mother and assault him too when he tried to protect her.
- He said, "It is regrettable that he died before I could kill him. I would have enjoyed that."
- His father was Vincent J. McMahon.
- He was the promoter for the Capitol Wrestling Co.
- He fled leaving his family when McMahan was a baby.
- Vince was able to see his father when Vince McMahon was 12.
- He decided then and there that McMahon would follow his father’s footsteps in the wrestling business.
- He is used to accompany his father on trips to Madison Square Garden.
- In 1968, He did his graduation from East Carolina University.
- He graduated in business degree and now McMahon was all set to take over a manager’s position in his father’s World Wide Wrestling Federation promotion.
- Even though his father was not was not much happy with the idea.
- Vince promoted his first card in 1971 in Maine.
Vince McMahon Career
- Vince McMahon started his career as the in-ring announcer.
- McMahon later joined as the play-by-play announcer for television matches.
- He replaced Ray Morgan in 1971 and managed the position till 1997.
Vince McMahon Success
- Vince McMahon gradually became the well-known force in his father's company.
- He assisted his father in tripling TV syndication. He suggested renaming of the company to the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
- He supported the popular, Muhammad Ali versus Antonio Inoki match in 1976.
- Vince purchased the Cape Cod Coliseum for the hockey games and concerts, besides wrestling.
- He took the responsibility of management of the WWWF after his father’s retirement.
- His father was ill, died in May 1984.
- McMahon and his wife Linda McMahon take over the World Wrestling Federation.
- He initiated a new stream by suggesting live telecast of wrestling events on PPV television.
- The idea completely transformed and revolutionized event programming for all sports and establishing the WWF as a multi-million dollar empire.
- WWF's Saturday Night's Main Event also became part of several highly-rated NBC broadcasts.
- it was reported in 1987, he reportedly lured 93,173 fans to the Pontiac Silverdome.
- It was the largest crowd in Sports entertainment history.
- On September 14, 1999 he defeated Triple H for the WWF Championship and become a world champion.
- This was the 5th most unforgettable and treasured moment in “Smack Down” history. On September 20th in the edition of “RAW is WAR,” Vince evacuated the title and invited Austin in the match as Special Guest Referee.
- Vince planned the title to be secured in a Six Pack Challenge match at “Unforgiven 1999” between The British Bulldog, Triple H, The Rock, Kane, Big Show, and Mankind. Triple H had won the match.
- He began a contention with Lashley over his ECW Championship.
- In the “Backlash 2007,” Vince McMahon fixed Lashley in a 3-on-1 handicap match grouping with his son Shane and Umaga to win the ECW Championship.
- Vince tried to defend his ECW Championship against Lashley but Lashley won the match, butVince McMahon declared that Lashley could only be champion if he could defeat him.
- He was finally vanquished by Lashley and lost the ECW Championship to Lashley at One Night Stand in a Street Fight.