Vince McMahon

American professional wrestling promoter

Vincent Kennedy McMahon, better known as Vince McMahon or Mr. McMahon (born August 24, 1945) is an American businessman, wrestling promoter, professional wrestler, and movie producer. He is the Chairman of the board and main owner of WWE, Inc.. McMahon has been both the ECW World Champion and the WWE Champion.

Vince McMahon
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McMahon in 2006
Vincent Kennedy McMahon

(1945-08-24) August 24, 1945 (age 77)
EducationEast Carolina University (BA)
  • Entrepreneur and businessman,
  • Professional wrestling promotor and executive,
  • American football executive,
  • Media proprietor
Known for
Net worthUS$1.7 billion (March 2020)[1]
  • Chairman and CEO of WWE
  • Founder and chairman of Alpha Entertainment
Political partyRepublican
Linda Edwards (m. 1966)
Children2, Stephanie and Shane
Ring name(s)Mr. McMahon
Vince McMahon
Billed height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[2]
Billed weight240 lb (109 kg)[2]
Billed fromGreenwich, Connecticut[3]
Debut1969 (commentator)
1998 (wrestler)

Forbes estimates his net worth to be around $2 billion.[4]


McMahon started his wrestling career in 1971 as an announcer. He worked for the "World Wide Wrestling Federation" (WWWF) which later changed its name to "World Wrestling Federation" (WWF). The name was changed again to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). The company was originally owned by his father, Vince J. McMahon. McMahon bought the company from his father in 1984. McMahon took the business from a local promotion in the north eastern part of the United States and made it a global company.

McMahon played the role of an evil boss for many years.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

McMahon married his wife, Linda McMahon, on August 26, 1966 in New Bern, North Carolina. They have two children: Shane and Stephanie. In 2016, President-elect of the United States nominated McMahon's wife Linda as Administrator of the Small Business Administration.


  1. "Vincent McMahon Forbes Profile". Forbes.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Vince McMahon profile". Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  3. "Mr. McMahon - WWE Bio". WWE. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  4. "Vincent McMahon". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-06-15.
  5. "Mr. McMahon". WWE.

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