Kevin Owens

Canadian professional wrestler

Kevin Yanick Steen (born May 7, 1984) is an Canadian professional wrestler. He currently wrestles for the WWE, where he works on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Kevin Owens. In WWE, he won the NXT and the Universal Championship once each, the Intercontinental Championship twice, the United States Championship three times, and the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship (the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team Championships) once with Sami Zayn. Owens is the 23rd overall Grand Slam Champion.

Kevin Owens
Birth nameKevin Yanick Steen
Born (1984-05-07) May 7, 1984 (age 40)
Marieville, Quebec, Canada
Spouse(s)
Karina Lamer
(m. 2007)
Children2
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kevin Owens[1]
Kevin Steen[1]
Billed height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[2]
Billed weight266 lb (121 kg)[2]
Billed fromMarieville, Quebec, Canada[2][3]
Trained byJacques Rougeau
Pierre Carl Ouellet
Serge Jodoin
Terry Taylor
DebutMay 7, 2000<

Steen was also known for competing on the independent circuit under his real name. He has worked for Ring of Honor (ROH), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), and Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW). He was a one-time ROH World Champion and a ROH World Tag Team Champion with El Generico in ROH, a three-time PWG World Champion and a three-time PWG World Tag Team Champion with El Generico (twice) and Super Dragon (once), and a one-time CZW Iron Man Champion.

Championships and accomplishments

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Steen as ROH World Champion
Owens and Sami Zayn with both the Raw (red) and SmackDown (blue) Tag Team Championship belts

References

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