Biography

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, better known by his ring name, Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE, where he has served as an ambassador for the company since December 2010. Michaels wrestled for WWE, formerly the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), from 1988 until his first retirement in 1998, owing to a severe back injury. He appeared in non-wrestling roles from 1998 to 2000 and resumed his wrestling career in 2002 until retiring ceremoniously in 2010. In the WWF/WWE, Michaels headlined major pay-per-view events in four decades from the 1980s to the 2010s, closing the company's premier annual event WrestleMania on five occasions

Michaels was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2011. Following his induction, WWE said of Michaels, "Ask any Superstar on the WWE roster who the most gifted sports-entertainer of all time is and nearly everyone will have the same answer—Shawn Michaels." Michaels is a four-time world champion: a three-time WWF Champion and a former World Heavyweight Champion. He was also the winner of the 1995 and 1996 Royal Rumbles and was the company's first Grand Slam Champion. He has also won the PWI Match of the Year Award a record eleven times. Michaels currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Rebecca, and their two children.

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, better known by his ring name, Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestler. He is currently signed to WWE, where he has served as an ambassador for the company since December 2010. Michaels wrestled for WWE, formerly the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), from 1988 until his first retirement in 1998, owing to a severe back injury. He appeared in non-wrestling roles from 1998 to 2000 and resumed his wrestling career in 2002 until retiring ceremoniously in 2010. In the WWF/WWE, Michaels headlined major pay-per-view events in four decades from the 1980s to the 2010s, closing the company's premier annual event WrestleMania on five occasions

Michaels was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2011. Following his induction, WWE said of Michaels, "Ask any Superstar on the WWE roster who the most gifted sports-entertainer of all time is and nearly everyone will have the same answer—Shawn Michaels." Michaels is a four-time world champion: a three-time WWF Champion and a former World Heavyweight Champion. He was also the winner of the 1995 and 1996 Royal Rumbles and was the company's first Grand Slam Champion. He has also won the PWI Match of the Year Award a record eleven times. Michaels currently resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Rebecca, and their two children.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 210

Birthday 1965-07-22

Place of Birth Chandler, AZ

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Also Known As

  • Shawn Michaels

Acting TV ShowsMovies

10 Things Every Guy Should Experience (1 episode)
Scott Hall: Living on a Razor's Edge
2019 WWE Hall of Fame 2019
2018 The Marine 6: Close Quarters as Michael Hickenbottom
2018 WWE Crown Jewel as Shawn Michaels
2018 Shawn Michaels: The Showstopper Unreleased
2018 WWE: 30 Years of SummerSlam
2017 Nature Boy as Himself
2017 The Price Of Fame
2017 WWE: 30 Years of Survivor Series
2017 1997: Dawn of the Attitude
2017 Kurt Angle: The Essential Collection as Shawn Michaels
2017 Pure Country: Pure Heart
2017 WWE: Best of the 2000's
2017 WWE: WrestleMania Monday as Shawn Michaels
2017 The Resurrection of Gavin Stone as Doug
2016 WWE: The True Story of the Royal Rumble as Shawn Michaels
2016 Randy Orton: RKO Outta Nowhere as Shawn Michaels
2016 WWE: Attitude Era: Vol. 3 Unreleased
2016 Our Nation's Pride: The Best of Canadian Superstars as Shawn Michaels
2015 Legends with JBL (1 episode) as Michael Hickenbottom
2015 WWE: Monday Night War Vol. 2: Know Your Role
2015 WWE: The Kliq Rules as Shawn Michaels
2015 WWE: Monday Night War Vol. 1: Shots Fired as Shawn Michaels
2015 WWE: Daniel Bryan: Just Say Yes! Yes! Yes! as Shawn Michaels
2015 WWE Hall of Fame 2015 as Himself
2015 The Road is Jericho: Epic Stories and Rare Matches from Y2J as Shawn Michaels
2015 WWE 24 (1 episode) as Shawn Michaels
2014 Stone Cold Podcast (1 episode) as Michael Hickenbottom
2014 WWE: John Cena's Greatest Rivalries as Himself
2014 WWE: Presents...Wrestling's Greatest Factions
2014 Undertaker: The Streak 21-1 as Himself
2014 Shawn Michaels: Mr Wrestlemania as Himself
2013 WWE Hell in a Cell 2013 as Himself
2013 WWE: Triple H: Thy Kingdom Come as Himself
2013 WWE: Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden
2013 WWE WrestleMania 29 as Shawn Michaels
2012 WWE: Attitude Era
2012 WWE WrestleMania XXVIII as Himself
2012 WWE: Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2009-2010 as Michael Hickenbottom
2011 The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn as Himself
2011 WWE: The Big Show - A Giant's World as Shawn Michaels
2011 WWE: Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century
2011 WWE: DX: One Last Stand as Shawn Michaels
2011 WWE Hall of Fame 2011
2011 WWE: The True Story of WrestleMania
2011 WWE's Biggest Knuckleheads
2010 WWE: Top 50 Superstars of All Time
2010 WWE: Shawn Michaels: My Journey
2010 Satan's Prison: The Anthology of the Elimination Chamber
2010 WWE Wrestlemania XXVI as Himself
2010 WWE NXT (52 episodes) as Shawn Michaels
2010 WWE Royal Rumble 2010 as Himself
2009 WWE TLC: Tables Ladders & Chairs 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE Survivor Series 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE Bragging Rights 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE Hell in a Cell 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE Breaking Point 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE SummerSlam 2009 as Shawn Michaels
2009 Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection
2009 WWE: Greatest Wrestling Stars of the '90s as Shawn Michaels
2009 WWE WrestleMania XXV as Himself
2009 WWE No Way Out 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event
2009 WWE Royal Rumble 2009 as Himself
2009 WWE: The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary
2009 WWE: Allied Powers - The World's Greatest Tag Teams as Shawn Michaels
2008 WWE Survivor Series 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE No Mercy 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE Unforgiven 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE The Great American Bash 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE: Nature Boy Ric Flair - The Definitive Collection
2008 WWE One Night Stand 2008 as Shawn Michaels
2008 WWE Judgment Day 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE Backlash 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE WrestleMania XXIV as Himself
2008 WWE No Way Out 2008 as Himself
2008 WWE: The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin
2008 WWE Royal Rumble 2008 as Himself
2007 WWE: The Shawn Michaels Story - Heartbreak and Triumph as Himself
2007 WWE Survivor Series 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE Cyber Sunday 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE: The Ladder Match
2007 WWE Judgment Day 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE Backlash 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE WrestleMania 23 as Himself
2007 WWE: The New & Improved DX
2007 WWE No Way Out 2007 as Himself
2007 WWE Royal Rumble 2007 as Shawn Michaels
2007 WWE New Year's Revolution 2007 as Himself
2006 WWE Survivor Series 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE Cyber Sunday 2006 as Himself
2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology
2006 WWE Unforgiven 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE: History of the WWE Championship
2006 WWE SummerSlam 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE Vengeance 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE Backlash 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE WrestleMania 22 as Himself
2006 WWE Royal Rumble 2006 as Himself
2006 South Beach (2 episodes)
2006 WWE New Year's Revolution 2006 as Himself
2006 WWE: The Spectacular Legacy of the AWA as Himself
2005 WWE Survivor Series 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Taboo Tuesday 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Unforgiven 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE SummerSlam 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Vengeance 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE Backlash 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE WrestleMania 21 as Himself
2005 WWE: Wrestlemania Recall as Shawn Michaels
2005 WWE Royal Rumble 2005 as Himself
2005 WWE: The Best of the Intercontinental Championship as Shawn Michaels (archive footage)
2005 WWE New Year's Revolution 2005 as Himself
2004 WWE Taboo Tuesday 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Unforgiven 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Bad Blood 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE Backlash 2004 as Himself
2004 WWE WrestleMania XX as Himself
2004 WWE Royal Rumble 2004 as Stone Cold Steve Austin
2003 WWE Armageddon 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Unforgiven 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE SummerSlam 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Bad Blood 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Insurrextion 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE Backlash 2003 as Himself
2003 From the Vault: Shawn Michaels
2003 WWE Wrestlemania XIX as Himself
2003 WWE: Raw 10th Anniversary as Shawn Michaels
2003 WWE: Before They Were Superstars 2 as Shawn Michaels
2003 WWE Royal Rumble 2003 as Himself
2003 WWE: The Best of WWE Confidential, Vol. 1
2002 WWE Armageddon 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE Survivor Series 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE SummerSlam 2002 as Himself
2002 WWE: Triple H - The Game as Himself
2002 WWF Superstars of Wrestling (1 episode)
2001 WWF: Mick Foley - Hard Knocks & Cheap Pops as Himself
2000 WWE Judgment Day 2000 as Himself
1999 WWF: Hell Yeah: The Stone Cold Saga Continues as Himself
1999 WWE SmackDown Live (2 episodes) as Shawn Michaels (1 episode) as Himself (1 episode)
1998 Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows as Shawn Michaels
1998 WWF: TLC - Tables Ladders Chairs as Shawn Michaels
1998 WWF: Austin 3:16 Uncensored as Himself
1998 WWF: Best of Wrestlemania I-XIV
1998 WWE: D-Generation X as Shawn Michaels "HBK"
1998 WWE WrestleMania XIV as Himself
1998 WWE Royal Rumble 1998 as Himself
1998 Austin 3:16 Uncensored as Shawn Michaels
1997 WWE D-Generation X: In Your House as Himself
1997 WWE Survivor Series 1997 as Himself
1997 WWE Badd Blood: In Your House as Himself
1997 WWE One Night Only as Himself
1997 WWE Ground Zero: In Your House as Himself
1997 WWE SummerSlam 1997 as Himself
1997 WWE King of the Ring 1997 as Himself
1997 WWE Royal Rumble 1997 as Himself
1996 WWE Survivor Series 1996 as Himself
1996 WWE In Your House 10: Mind Games as Shawn Michaels
1996 WWE SummerSlam 1996 as Himself
1996 WWE In Your House 9: International Incident as Himself
1996 WWE King of the Ring 1996 as Himself
1996 WWE In Your House 8: Beware of Dog as Shawn Michaels
1996 WWE In Your House 7: Good Friends, Better Enemies as Himself
1996 WWE WrestleMania XII as Himself
1996 WWE In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage as Shawn Michaels
1996 WWE Royal Rumble 1996 as Shawn Michaels
1995 WWE Survivor Series 1995 as Shawn Michaels
1995 WWE In Your House 4: Great White North as Himself
1995 WWE In Your House 3: Triple Header as Shawn Michaels
1995 WWE SummerSlam 1995 as Shawn Michaels
1995 WWE In Your House 2: Lumberjacks as Himself
1995 WWE King of the Ring 1995 as Himself
1995 WWE WrestleMania XI as Himself
1995 WWE Royal Rumble 1995 as Himself
1994 WWE Survivor Series 1994 as Himself
1994 WWE SummerSlam 1994 as Himself
1994 WWE King of the Ring 1994 as Himself
1994 WWE WrestleMania X as Himself
1993 WWE Survivor Series 1993 as Himself
1993 WWE SummerSlam 1993 as Himself
1993 WWE King of the Ring 1993 as Himself
1993 WWE U.K. Rampage 1993 as Himself
1993 WWE WrestleMania IX as Himself
1993 WWE Royal Rumble 1993 as Shawn Michaels
1993 WWE Raw (8 episodes) as Commentary (1 episode) as Shawn Michael (56 episodes) as Shawn Michaels
1992 WWE Survivor Series 1992 as Himself
1992 WWE SummerSlam 1992 as Shawn Michaels
1992 WWE U.K. Rampage 1992
1992 WWE WrestleMania VIII as Himself
1992 WWE Royal Rumble 1992 as Himself
1991 WWE Survivor Series 1991 as Himself
1991 WWE Battle Royal at the Albert Hall as Himself
1991 WWE U.K. Rampage 1991 as Himself
1991 WWE WrestleMania VII as Himself
1991 WWE Royal Rumble 1991 as Himself
1990 WWE Survivor Series 1990 as Shawn Michaels
1990 WWE SummerSlam 1990 as Shawn Michaels
1990 WWE WrestleMania VI as Shawn Michaels
1990 WWE Royal Rumble 1990 as Shawn Michaels
1989 WWE Survivor Series 1989 as Shawn Michaels
1989 WWE U.K. PPV as Himself
1989 WWE U.K. PPV 1989 as Shawn Michaels
1989 WWE SummerSlam 1989 as Shawn Michaels
1989 WWE WrestleMania V as Shawn Michaels
1989 WWE Royal Rumble 1989 as Himself
1988 WWE Survivor Series 1988 as Himself
1987 AWA Superclash II as Michael Hickenbottom
1986 WWF Wrestling Challenge (22 episodes)
1985 Saturday Night's Main Event (41 episodes)

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