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Drew McIntyre

 

Full NameAndrew McLean Galloway IV

BornJune 6, 1985

Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

NationalityScottish

Relation(s)Kaitlyn Frohnapfel (Spouse), Andrew Galloway Sr. (Father), Angela Anne Galloway (Mother)

Andrew McLean Galloway IV is a Scottish professional wrestler signed with WWE. He is assigned to SmackDown and goes by the name, Drew McIntyre. Galloway has wrestled for several independent promotions before signing with WWE. He is a two-time WWE Champion.


Personal Life


Drew McIntyre and his wife



Andrew McLean Galloway IV aka Drew McIntyre was born on 6th June 1989 in Ayr. He spent his childhood in Prestwick and went to school in Prestwick Academy. He was interested in professional football at the age of 10. He started training for professional wrestling when he was 15. Drew favourite wrestler growing up was Bret Hart. McIntye earned his master's degree in criminology from Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Drew McIntyre is currently married to Kaitlyn Frohnapfel in 2016. They live in Tampa Florida. McIntyre's first wife was Taryn Terrell. The duo got married in 2010 and divorced in 2011.



Professional Wrestling Career



Wrestling Debut (2001-2007)




Galloway began training at Frontier Wrestling Alliance's Academy at a young age. He wrestled at various small promotions, such as BCW, IWW, All-Star Wrestling, NWA: SWA, ICW, and PBW. He won several championships in these promotions before signing with WWE.



Early Appearances (2007-2009)



In 2007, McIntyre signed with the company and made several appearances on RAW and SmackDown. After a small appearance, they sent McIntyre to OVW. They rebranded the development territory as FCW. He went on a winning streak and won championships before making another return to the main roster. Throughout his WWE run, he went by the name, Drew McIntyre.



The Chosen One and Championships (2009-2012)


Vince McMahon introduced McIntyre during his debut on SmackDown. McIntyre had a short feud with R-Truth before going for the Intercontinental Championship. At TLC 2009, Galloway defeated John Morrison for the Intercontinental Championship. The reign lasted for 161 days when he lost the title to Kofi Kingston. At WrestleMania 26, McIntyre entered the Money in the Bank Ladder match and lost.


After losing his title, McIntyre entered another feud with Matt Hardy, where Matt won. McIntyre returned a few weeks later and teamed up with Cody Rhodes. At Night of Champions 2010, the duo won the WWE Tag Team Championship. A month later, the pair dropped the titles to The Nexus at Bragging Rights 2010.

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At Draft 2011, they drafted Galloway to RAW. He has a series of losses throughout the year. McIntyre joined Team Laurinaitis and won. In 2012, Galloway went to NXT and entered the Gold Rush tournament and lost to Seth Rollins.



Drew McIntyre as the Intercontinental Champion



3MB (2012-2014)


McIntyre returned to the main roster and formed the stable, 3MB. McIntyre managed the team during their tag team matches. He returned to NXT to participate in the NXT Tag Team Championship tournament to crown the inaugural champions but lost to the winners. The highlight of the stable was the feud with Los Matadores and El Torito. The trio lost several matches, and they released Galloway in June.



Jinder Mahal, Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre
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Impact Wrestling and Various Independent Promotions (2014-2017)



Galloway made a return to several independent promotions where we worked before WWE. In 2015, Galloway made his Impact Wrestling debut. After his debut, Galloway created a stable called The Rising, which comprises Galloway, Eli Drake and Micah. The stable disbanded after they lost to the Beat Down Clan. Galloway had a short feud with Eli Drake, which he won. At Lockdown, he joined Team TNA to defeat Team GFW. Galloway faced EC3 and Matt Hardy for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Bound for Glory and lost.


On March 15th, Galloway cashed in his Feast or Fired Briefcase at Impact and defeated Matt Hardy to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Galloway lost the title in less than 90 days at Slammaversary to Bobby Lashley. In December, Galloway returned after being sidelined due to an injury. Galloway defeated Moose to win the Impact Grand Championship. After dropping the title to Moose, Galloway parted ways with the company.



Drew as TNA World Heavyweight Champion



WWE



NXT (2017-2018)


In 2017, Galloway signed with the company and started working with the NXT brand. He reverted to his previous ring name, Drew McIntyre. He quickly rose to prominence and challenged Bobby Roode for the championship. At TakeOver Brooklyn III, McIntyre defeated Bobby Roode for the NXT Championship. McIntyre defended his championship on a handful of occasions before dropping it to Andrade Cien Almas at TakeOver War Games. McIntyre was injured during the match and was sidelined for the rest of the year.

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Drew McIntyre as NXT Champion



Various Teams (2018-2019)



McIntyre made his main roster return by teaming up with Dolph Ziggler. The duo captured the RAW Tag Team Championship in a few short months. They dropped the titles to Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. They paired themselves with Braun Strowman to create a stable called Dogs of War. The stable didn't last for long. Over the few months, McIntyre feuded with Dolph Ziggler and won. McIntyre faced Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 35 and lost.


McIntyre spent a couple of months feuding with Roman Reigns and teaming up with Shane McMahon. After Crown Jewel, McIntyre entered the King of The Ring tournament and lost.



Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler as RAW Tag Team Champions
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WWE Championship (2020-Present)


At the start of the year, McIntyre went on a winning streak and vowed to win the Royal Rumble. At Royal Rumble, McIntyre won the Royal Rumble and started his rivalry with Brock Lesnar. At WrestleMania, McIntyre defeated Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship. McIntyre successfully defended the title for over 220 days before losing it to Randy Orton. Three weeks later, McIntyre won his second WWE Championship by pinning Randy Orton.


McIntyre's second reign ended when The Miz cashed in after an Elimination Chamber match. McIntyre faced Bobby Lashley at WrestleMania 37 and lost. He faced Bobby Lashley for a couple of months before being drafted to SmackDown. After being drafted, McIntyre began feuding with Corbin.


In 2022, Corbin was attacked by Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss at Day 1. After returning at Royal Rumble, McIntyre defeated Moss in Elimination Chamber. McIntyre faced Corbin at WrestleMania 38 and defeated him. He also became the first-ever superstar to kick out of 'The End of the Days', Corbin's finishing move.



Drew McIntyre defeated Brock Lesnar to become WWE Champion



Since WrestleMania 38, McIntyre has partaken in various feuds most notably against Roman Reigns. He teamed up with RK-Bro at WrestleMania Backlash to take on The Bloodline in a losing effort. McIntyre also competed in the Men's Money in the Bank ladder match, which was won by Theory.

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Drew McIntyre defeated Sheamus in a Irish Donnybrook Match on 29th July 2022 edition of SmackDown and went on to face Roman Reigns at Clash at the Castle for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship. He lost at the event due to interference from the debuting Solo Sikoa, the latest addition to The Bloodline faction.

Drew McIntyre is currently in a feud with Karrion Kross and lost to the latter in a Strap Match at Extreme Rules. On the 14th October edition of SmackDown, Drew attacked Kross after Karrion was injured due to a car accident.


At the Crown Jewel PLE, Drew McIntyre defeated Karrion Kross in a steel cage match.



Drew McIntyre's Championships and Accomplishments



ChampionshipNumber of Times
BCW Heavyweight Championship2
DPW Heavyweight Championship1
Evolve Championship1
Evolve Tag Team Championship2
Open the Freedom Gate Championship1
FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship1
FCW Florida Tag Team Championship2
ICW World Heavyweight Championship2
IWW International Heavyweight Championship1
OCW World Heavyweight Championship1
Scottish Heavyweight Championship2
Impact Grand Championship1
TNA World Heavyweight Championship1
European Heavyweight Championship1
WCPW Championship1
WWE Championship2
WWE Intercontinental Championship1
NXT Championship1
WWE (Raw) Tag Team Championship2



FAQs on Drew McIntyre



Q1. What is Drew McIntyre's real name?


Drew McIntyre's real name is Andrew McLean Galloway IV.



Q2. How much does Drew McIntyre earn in WWE?


Drew McIntyre earns $550 in WWE.



Q3. Who created Drew McIntyre's theme song?


Drew McIntyre's theme song Gallantry was created by CFO$.



Q4. How much is Drew McIntyr worth?


He is worth $1.5 Million

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Q5. What is Drew's McIntyre's sword called?


His sword is called Angela







*Updated on 6th November, 2022


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