Stephanie McMahon is the daughter of Vince McMahon and Linda McMahon, an American professional wrestling personality. Stephanie McMahon was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She graduated from Boston University in 1998 with a degree in Communications. She began working for WWF/WWE upon her graduation. She is the current chairwoman and CEO of WWE and also makes sporadic appearances as an on-screen authority figure on each brand of the promotion.
Stephanie McMahon debuted in Vince McMahon and The Undertaker's feud in the early 1999 and has remained a central figure ever since. She joined Test and eventually Triple H after the latter defeated Mr. McMahon. Stephanie would go on to win the WWE Women's Championship in the period dubbed "McMahon-Helmsley Era."
She was in Triple H's corner at WrestleMania 2000 where she reconciled with her brother and her father. McMahon was also involved in a love triangle alongside H and Kurt Angle which ended with Triple H defeating Angle at Unforgiven.
WWE bought its rival WCW and it was revealed that Shane McMahon had struck the deal under his father's nose and he was the new owner of WCW. Stephanie McMahon soon announced that she had bought ECW and formed a team with his brother known as The Alliance against WWE.
The Alliance failed to defeat WWE at Survivor Series and the siblings were banished from WWE programming. She returned and had a few arguments with Triple H leading to an on-screen divorce. McMahon allied with Angle and Chris Jericho before being announced the general manager of SmackDown in mid-2002.
McMahon brought back the United States Championship, introduced World Tag Team Championship. She objected when his father set out to marry Sable resulting which the first-ever "Father vs Daughter" match took place where Stephanie lost and was banished from programming. Meanwhile, she married Triple H in real life around that time.
Stephanie McMahon made several sporadic appearances on WWE programming during the late 2000s and early 2010s. She mostly acted as a villainous authority figure working on her father's ideals. McMahon became the general manager of RAW brand in 2008 and aided her husband against Legacy. She would continue to make several appearances alongside her husband.
McMahon allied with Triple H in his rivalry against Daniel Bryan and soon recruited other superstars to form The Authority. She defeated Brie Bella at SummerSlam in 2013 which marked her first win at a Premium Live Event. The Authority ran roughshod over babyfaces and set out to establish Randy Orton and then Seth Rollins as the face of the promotion.
She was awarded the Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence award by her father in early 2016 and was interrupted by a returning Shane McMahon. The siblings were announced as joint commissioners of RAW for a few weeks after Shane received overwhelming response from fans.
Stephanie McMahon was granted the complete authority of RAW when her brother was announced the commissioner of SmackDown Live. She chose Mick Foley as the GM of the red brand and made sporadic appearances and also unveiled the Universal Championship as the top prize for RAW roster.
McMahon accompanied her husband in his match against Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 33 where she suffered a storyline injury. McMahon and Triple H engaged in a feud against Ronda Rousey and Kurt Angle in 2018 leading to her first WrestleMania match where she ended on the losing side. McMahon has continued to make appearances as the authority figure on both RAW and SmackDown.
On July 22nd, 2022, Vince McMahon announced his retirement as the Chairman and CEO of WWE. It was revealed that Stephanie McMahon would serve as both the Chairwoman and CEO of the company going forward.
Pedigree (Double underhook facebuster with theatrics) – adopted from Triple H
Stephanie and Paul have three daughters named Aurora Rose, Murphy Claire, and Vaughn Evelyn.
Stephanie McMahon has a net worth of $45 million.
She was engaged to Triple H—whom she married both on-screen and later in real life—which resulted in The McMahon-Helmsley Faction storyline