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How rich is Shane McMahon?

Name: Shane Brandon McMahon

Born: January 15, 1970

Occupation: Businessman, professional wrestler

Shane McMahon, fair use
Shane McMahon, fair use

Shane McMahon was born on January 15, 1970 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He is the son of Vincent Kennedy McMahon, chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and Linda Marie Edwards, CEO of WWE and former candidate for the United States Senate. He is also the brother of Stephanie McMahon and brother-in-law of Triple H. Shane is the great-grandson of Roderick “Jess” McMahon and grandson of Vincent J. McMahon.

He has been married to Marissa Mazzola since 1996 and the couple have three children: Declan James, Kenyan Jess and Rogan Henry. The family presently resides in New York City, New York.

Shane has spent much of his career in the professional wrestling industry. He first started in pro-wrestling as a WWE referee from 1989 to 1993. Shane then transitioned into the company’s television production, sales, marketing and international business development departments. In 1998, Shane would help establish the wrestling empire’s digital media division and launch From 2003 to 2010, Shane served as Executive Vice President of WWE Global Media, which would see him manage the company’s international business in live events, digital media, television distribution and so on.

During this time in WWE, Shane also portrayed an on-screen character and had multiple four- and five-star matches, despite not having much of a wrestling background. Many of his matches have been critically acclaimed and remembered to this date. He is also a former WWE European Champion and Hardcore Champion. In his WWE career, he has feuded with his own family, Steve Blackman, Kane, Test, The Rock, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, D-Generation X and many others.

In early 2010, Shane left WWE to start his own business ventures. In that same year, he became chairman and principal executive officer of YOU on Demand Holdings. He also served as CEO of the corporation before giving up that title in the summer of 2013. Shane also sits on the Board of Directors for International Sports Management.

Shane would return to the WWE in February 2016 after seven years. It was announced he would face The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXXII in a Hell in a Cell match for control of WWE’s flagship program Monday Night Raw. It’s reported that Shane is being paid $120,000 for his services (2016). It’s unclear as to how long he will be with the industry titan.

We estimate that Shane McMahon’s net worth is $36 million (2016).

So how much is $36 million really?

$36 million can buy you more than 300,000 pairs of the famous “Shane O’Mac” jerseys he would always wear when competing inside a wrestling ring. $36 million can also buy you more than 70,000 WWE World Heavyweight Championship replica belts.


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