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Shawn Michaels Biography & Latest News

Shawn Michaels Biography

Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, or popularly known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is a retired professional wrestler, and an American television host. He is currently signed to WWE, where he has served as an ambassador for the company since December 2010. Hickenbottom began his wrestling career with Mid-South Wrestling, now known as Universal Wrestling Federation, and American Wrestling Association (AWA). During his time with AWA, he partnered with Marty Jannetty, to win the AWA World Tag Team Championship twice. Hickenbottom later worked as a singles performer, taking on a new stage personality known as "The Heartbreak Kid" to become one of the industry's most prominent stars. In 1997, he teamed up with Hunter Hearst Hemsley, who often was referred to as Triple H (HHH), Chyna, and Rick Rude to form D-Generation X (DX). That same year, Hickenbottom took part in one of the most controversial matches in wrestling history, dubbed as the "Montreal Screwjob". He made his in-ring return at SummerSlam in 2002. In 2009, Hickenbottom and Triple H, tag teamed to capture the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship. In December 2010, he signed a long-term deal with WWE, making his first live appearance at a WWE show since WrestleMania later that month. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2011. Hickenbottom is a four-time world champion: a three-time WWF Champion and a former World Heavyweight Champion. Shawn Michaels 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.  

Shawn Michaels Latest News & Articles

Top 10 WWE Superstars and their ugliest wrestling attires
Top 10 WWE Superstars and their ugliest wrestling attires
We take a look at 10 top WWE superstars and their ugliest ring attire!
7 Sins of Shawn Michaels
7 Sins of Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels wasn't the saint he portrayed himself to be.
Top 5 WWE Superstars from Texas
Top 5 WWE Superstars from Texas
Everything is bigger in Texas... even WWE superstars.
5 characters we never saw but helped WWE ratings crazily
5 characters we never saw but helped WWE ratings crazily
Sometimes not seeing is believing...
5 times TNA insulted WWE
5 times TNA insulted WWE
We take a look at five instances when TNA (now Impact Wrestling) brutally insulted WWE on TV.
WWE News: Triple H's best friend would love to return and face Braun Strowman
WWE News: Triple H's best friend would love to return and face Braun Strowman
Shawn Michaels vs. AJ Styles isn't the only dream match that The Kliq have thought about.
WWE News: Kane has high praise for Seth Rollins in a recent interview
WWE News: Kane has high praise for Seth Rollins in a recent interview
A future WWE Hall of Famer compares one current Superstar to the Heartbreak Kid.
10 Wealthiest current and former WWE Superstars
10 Wealthiest current and former WWE Superstars
Which current or former WWE superstars have turned their time in the spotlight to a fortune?
WWE News: Sunny has some strong words for the current WWE Women's roster
WWE News: Sunny has some strong words for the current WWE Women's roster
Sunny has a few choice words for the current WWE roster.
WWE News: Sunny talks about her relationship with Shawn Michaels
WWE News: Sunny talks about her relationship with Shawn Michaels
Sunny was as candid as they come.
5 sets of WWE Superstars who hated each other
5 sets of WWE Superstars who hated each other
Buckle up.
WWE News: Chris Jericho talks about his latest run with the company and Kevin Owens rivalry
WWE News: Chris Jericho talks about his latest run with the company and Kevin Owens rivalry
How does Jericho rank his latest run amongst the many others?
5 WWE Legends and the one match that they should come out of retirement for
5 WWE Legends and the one match that they should come out of retirement for
When duty calls, will they answer?
WWE News: Trailer of new WWE Studios film features Shawn Michaels
WWE News: Trailer of new WWE Studios film features Shawn Michaels
New WWE Studios movie will star HBK alongside a Country music legend.
WWE News: Shawn Michaels not interested in losing return match and talks about why AJ Styles match didn't happen
WWE News: Shawn Michaels not interested in losing return match and talks about why AJ Styles match didn't happen
Shawn Michaels isn't interested in returning to the ring to take another loss.
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