Who is Shane McMahon and what is his net worth 2018? Shane Mcmahon is a businessman and is also a part-time wrestler. He is a sectional owner of WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and is the vice-chairman of ‘Wecast Holdings Inc.’ He is a fourth generation promoter of wrestling along with his sister Stephanie McMahon. He is the son of Vince McMahon, the owner of WWE. As a wrestler, McMahon has won the Hardcore Championship and European Championship. He is the current on-screen commissioner of SmackDown Live. Behind the scene, he is the Executive Vice President (Global media) of WWE. He was previously the CEO of WWE.
Shane Brandon McMahon was born in Gaithersburg, Maryland on January 15, 1970. He was born to parents Vince McMahon and Linda McMahon. Both his parents are businesspersons. He has a sister named Stephanie McMahon who too is an entrepreneur and a former WWE Women’s Champion. His brother in law is Triple H. His grandfather is Vince McMahon Sr., and his great grandfather is Jess McMahon.
He used to work with the WWE from the age of 15. He used to fill merchandise orders in their warehouse. In the late 1980s, McMahon started appearing as a referee in the WWE. He also used to be an announcer during that time.
In September 1996, Shane McMahon got married to Marissa Mazzola. They have three sons together; named Rogan Henry, Kenyon “Kenny” Jess, and Declan James. In 2017, he was involved in a helicopter crash.
In 1989, Shane McMahon appeared as a referee in the WWE with the name Shane Stevens. In the early 1990s, he was involved in off-screen business in the WWE. In 1998, he returned as a non-air character. He used to support his father in cameo appearances. He was also the co-announcer of ‘Sunday Night Heat’. In 1999, he became the announcer of the videogame ‘WWF Attitude’ with Jerry Lawler.
In February 1999, he defeated X-Pac to win the European Championship. He later retired the title and wanted to remain as an “undefeated champion”. In 2000, he defeated Steve Blackman with the help of Edge and Christian to win the Hardcore Championship. In a rematch with Blackman, he lost the title to him at SummerSlam. In 2001, he was involved in a feud with his own father. At Wrestlemania X-Seven, he defeated his father in a Street Fight. After a gap of seven years, Shane McMahon returned to WWE in February 2016.
He was placed in a ‘Hell in a Cell’ match with the Undertaker by his father in WrestleMania 32. He was made the co-general manager of WWE along with his sister by their father. He then became the storyline commissioner of SmackDown. In his career, Shane McMahon has feuded with many players including Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H, Kurt Angle, Randy Orton, Kane, Booby Lashley, and D-Generation X.
In 1999, Shane McMahon won the Rookie of the Year Award by Pro Illustrated Wrestling. He has also won the European Championship and Hardcore Championship.
Shane McMahon Net Worth
Shane McMahon started appearing in WWE from a very young age. He has held many positions in WWE, both on-screen and off-screen. Coming to his real portfolio, he was assigned in international business development and TV production in 1993. In 1998, he launched WWF.com which has above 15 million visitors in a month. The site is now known as WWE. From 2003 to 2010, he was the executive vice president of WWE global media.
He is presently the principal executive officer and chairman of Wecast Network. Shane McMahon’s net worth is an estimated $40 million. This fortune comes from the various positions he held in WWE and also by taking several important decisions. In 2008, he led WWE to get broadcasted in two major TV channels in Mexico. He has also signed a deal worth $70 million with Pride Fighting Championships.
In September 2006, Shane McMahon was named as “50 Most Powerful Men Under 42” by Detail magazine. He has appeared in the film ‘Rollerball’ in 2002. He is known to wear baseball jersey when appearing in WWE. He was accompanied by his sons, with his match with the Undertaker at Wrestlemania 32.