Glenn Thomas Jacobs is an American politician, professional wrestler, and actor best known for his work with WWE as Kane. He is a former World, Intercontinental, and Tag Team Champion and a WWE Hall of Famer.
- Professional Wrestling Career
- Championships and Accomplishments
Professional Wrestling Career
Early Years (1992-1995)
In 1992, Jacobs made his wrestling debut as Angus King. Jacobs wrestled for several promotions such as USWA, SMW, and WCW before signing with WWE. He also teamed up with Al Snow called The Dynamic Duo.
Early Years (1995-1997)
In 1995, Jacobs signed with WWF and began working as an enhancement talent. In his early years, he worked several gimmicks such as Isaac Yankem and fake Diesel.
Attitude Era (1997-2001)
In 1997, Kane made his debut at Bad Blood, where he attacked The Undertaker. The feud between the on-screen brothers went on for months. At WrestleMania XIV, The Undertaker defeated Kane. In 1998, Kane defeated Steve Austin to win the WWF Championship. The next night, Kane lost the title back to Austin.
Kane reunited with The Undertaker and formed The Brothers of Destruction. They spent the year feuding with Austin for the WWF Championship. After being betrayed by The Undertaker, Kane joined The Corporation. At WrestleMania XV, Kane turned face and was kicked out of the faction.
In 1999, Kane and X-Pac teamed up and won the WWF Tag Team Championship. Later, the team disbanded and feuded. At WrestleMania 2000, Rikishi and Kane defeated X-Pac and Road Dogg. After returning to TV, Kane feuded with the McMahon-Helmsley Faction. Later, he began feuding with The Undertaker and feuded with the WWF Champion.
In 2001, Kane entered the Royal Rumble match and set the record for the most eliminations, which were later broken by Roman Reigns. At WrestleMania XVII, Kane won the Hardcore Championship. Kane reunited with The Undertaker and began feuding with Triple H and Steve Austin. They lost the tag titles to Triple H and Austin in a winners' take-all match.
Ruthless Aggression (2002-2008)
In 2002, Kane was drafted to RAW where he teamed up with The Hurricane and won the WWE World Tag Team Championship and Intercontinental Championship. In 2003, Kane faced Triple H for the World Heavyweight Championship and lost. After the match, Kane unmasked himself and attacked RVD.
After being unmasked, Kane defeated RVD at SummerSlam. By the end of the year, Kane began feuding with Shane McMahon. Later, he began feuding with The Undertaker. At WrestleMania XX, Taker defeated Kane. In 2004, he was involved in a romantic angle with Lita and married her on-screen.
In 2005, the story between Kane and Lita continued. However, Lita turned on Kane with Edge where Edge won. After the storyline, Kane began teaming up with Big Show where he won the WWE World Tag Team Championship. In 2006, Kane began feuding with fake Kane and won.
Later, he was drafted to SmackDown where he teamed up with The Undertaker and feuded with Mr.Kennedy and MVP. At WrestleMania XXIII, The Great Khali defeated Kane. In 2007, Kane was drafted to SmackDown. At WrestleMania XXIV, Kane won the ECW Championship. In 2008, Kane moved to RAW and spent his time chasing the World Heavyweight Championship.
PG Era (2009-2012)
In 2009, they drafted Kane to SmackDown, where he feuded with The Great Khali and won. He spent the year working on SmackDown. In 2010, he won the Money in the Bank contract and became the World Heavyweight Championship.
After winning the title, he began feuding with The Undertaker and ended a feud with a Buried Alive match. At TLC, he lost the title to Edge. In 2011, he teamed up with Big Show and won the WWE Tag Team Championship. Later, he lost the title and took some time off. By the end of the year, Kane returned to his old gimmick and began feuding with John Cena.
After losing to Cena, Kane began feuding with Randy Orton. At WrestleMania XXVIII, Kane defeated Randy Orton. In 2012, he was involved in a storyline with Daniel Bryan where he teamed up with him and won the WWE Tag Team Championship.
At WrestleMania XXIX, Kane and Daniel Bryan defeated Dolph Ziggler and Big E. At Extreme Rules, they lost the titles to The Shield. After SummerSlam, Kane joined The Authority and feuded with Daniel Bryan. At WrestleMania XXX, Kane and The Shield defeated The New Age Outlaws.
In 2014, he began feuding with Daniel Bryan and went back to the old persona. After the feud, he went back to Corporate Kane and assisted Seth Rollins on various occasions. At Survivor Series, The Brothers of Destruction defeated The Wyatt Family. In 2015, Kane began feuding with Seth Rollins for the WWE Championship.
Sporadic Appearances (2016-Present)
In 2016, Kane reappeared on SmackDown and began feuding with Bray Wyatt. Later, he was attacked by Randy Orton, who joined the stable. After 2016, Kane made several sporadic appearances for RAW and SmackDown and semi-retired from wrestling. In 2019, Kane retired as he became the Mayor of Knoxville. In 2021, Kane was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
|2006||See No Evil||Jacob Goodnight|
|2014||Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery||Himself|
|2014||See No Evil 2||Jacob Goodnight|
Championships and Accomplishments
|Championship||Number of Times|
|SMW Tag Team Championship||1|
|USWA Heavyweight Championship||1|
|World Heavyweight Championship||1|
|WCW Tag Team Championship||1|
|WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship||2|
|WWF Hardcore Championship||1|
|WWE 24/7 Championship||1|
|WWE Tag Team Championship||2|
|WWF/WWE/World Tag Team Championship||9|
|Money in the Bank||1|
|WWE Hall of Fame||1|