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Vince McMahon

Professional Wrestling Promoter
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Born Aug 24, 1945

Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, announcer, commentator, film producer, actor and former occasional professional wrestler. McMahon is the Chairman, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Stamford, Connecticut-based professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment (branded as WWE).… Read More

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    ABC News - Aug 22, 2016
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    Fox News - Jul 12, 2016
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    Huffington Post - Feb 24, 2016

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vince McMahon.

CHILDHOOD

1945 Birth Born in 1945.

TEENAGE

1963 18 Years Old In 1963, the WWF split from the National Wrestling Alliance, which was the governing body for all the regional territories across the country and as far away as Japan. … Read More
1964 19 Years Old …  According to an interview with Playboy, he attended Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Virginia, graduating in 1964. … Read More

TWENTIES

1966 21 Years Old McMahon married Linda McMahon on August 26, 1966 in New Bern, North Carolina. … Read More
1968 23 Years Old In 1968, McMahon graduated from East Carolina University with a business degree and after a nondescript career as a traveling salesman, he was eager to assume a managerial role in his father’s World Wide Wrestling Federation promotion (although the elder McMahon was not thrilled with the idea of his son entering the business).
1969 24 Years Old In 1969, McMahon made his debut as an in-ring announcer for the WWWF's All-Star Wrestling.
In 1971, he was assigned to a small territory in Maine, where he promoted his first card.

THIRTIES

1976 31 Years Old The young McMahon was also behind the Muhammad Ali versus Antonio Inoki match of 1976.
1980 35 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1980, McMahon had become chairman of the company, and Titan Sports was incorporated; in 1982, a 37-year-old McMahon led Titan’s acquisition of the Capitol Wrestling Co. from his ailing father (who died in May 1984), as he and his wife Linda took control of the World Wrestling Federation. … Read More
1984 39 Years Old In 1984, he recruited Hulk Hogan to be the WWF’s charismatic new megastar, and the two quickly drew the ire of industry peers as the promotion began traveling and broadcasting into rival territories. … Read More

FORTIES

1985 40 Years Old On March 31, 1985, he promoted the first WrestleMania to be held at Madison Square Garden while airing on closed circuit TV throughout the U.S. WrestleMania was an undisputed success. … Read More
1987 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1987, McMahon reportedly drew 93,173 fans to the Pontiac Silverdome (which was called the "biggest crowd in Sports entertainment history") for WrestleMania III, which featured the main event of Hulk Hogan versus André the Giant. … Read More
1991 46 Years Old As with most play-by-play announcers, McMahon was a babyface "voice of the fans", in contrast to the heel color commentator, usually Jesse Ventura, Bobby Heenan or Jerry Lawler. While most of McMahon's on-screen physicality took place during his "Mr. McMahon" character later in his career, he was twice involved in physical altercations on WWF television as a commentator; once on the September 28, 1991 episode of WWF Superstars of Wrestling, when Roddy Piper mistakenly hit him with a folding chair aimed at Ric Flair (requiring McMahon to be taken out of the arena on a stretcher), and again on the November 8, 1993 episode of Monday Night Raw, when Randy Savage hurled him to the floor in an attempt to attack Crush after McMahon attempted to restrain him.
1992 47 Years Old …  On April 3, 1992, Chatterton made an appearance on Geraldo Rivera's television show Now It Can Be Told alleging that on July 16, 1986 McMahon tried to force her to perform oral sex on him in his limousine and, after her rebuttal, subjected her to rape. … Read More
1993 48 Years Old 1 More Event
While the Mr. McMahon character marked the first time that McMahon had been portrayed as a villain in WWF, in 1993, McMahon was engaged in a feud with Jerry Lawler as part of a cross-promotion between the WWF and the United States Wrestling Association (USWA). … Read More

FIFTIES

1996 - 1997 5 More Events
In April 1998, it appeared Austin and McMahon were going to battle out their differences in an actual match, but the match was declared a no contest when Dude Love made an appearance; off-screen, this marked the first time since June 10, 1996 that Raw beat WCW Monday Nitro in the ratings. … Read More
McMahon plays an on-screen character known by the ring name Mr. McMahon, based on his real life persona. He is a two-time world champion, having won the WWF Championship in 1999 and ECW World Championship in 2007.
McMahon returned to WWF television on the March 13, 2000 Raw is War helping The Rock win his WWF title shot back from the Big Show, He also attacked Shane McMahon and Triple H. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2005 60 Years Old McMahon began a feud with Eric Bischoff in late 2005, when he decided that Bischoff was not doing a good job as General Manager of Rawturning face. … Read More
The cartoon series, produced by Animax Entertainment, debuted on WWE.com on November 22, 2006. … Read More
In January 2007, McMahon started a feud with Donald Trump, which was featured on major media outlets. … Read More
2008 - 2010 3 More Events
2011 66 Years Old McMahon returned to WWE on the February 7, 2011 Raw, to announce a guest host for WrestleMania XXVII would be revealed the next week (this turned out to be The Rock). … Read More
2012 67 Years Old On June 11, 2012, McMahon returned to give a job evaluation to John Laurinaitis, with Laurinaitis' job on the line. … Read More
2013 68 Years Old 1 More Event
During the buildup for the 2013 Royal Rumble, McMahon told CM Punk that if The Shield interfered in his match with The Rock, Punk would forfeit his title. … Read More
On the April 14, 2014 episode of Raw, McMahon appeared at the beginning of the show to pay tribute to The Ultimate Warrior's passing.
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