Vince McMahon is arguably the most influential person to ever work in the professional wrestling business. Vince changed the face of sports entertainment forever when he bought the WWE and created the current landscape of the industry. Since then he’s managed to turn WWE into a global phenomenon that shows no signs of slowing down. Vince McMahon has accomplished many things in his life and today we’re going to take a look at 5 quick facts about Vince McMahon.

 

 

#5 – He Has His Own Star On The Walk Of Fame

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Vince McMahon is famous and not just wrestling famous either. Vince is famous enough to have his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which pretty much solidifies his celebrity status. We hear people that when people walk over his star they suddenly get the urge to walk like Vince.

 

 

 

#4 – He Has Some Crazy Ideas

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We’ve seen a lot of questionable storylines over the years but what about the ones that didn’t make it to TV? Stephanie McMahon once revealed in an interview that while she was pregnant Vince wanted to do a storyline where he was to be revealed as the father of her child. Looks like the company dodged a bullet by now putting that one on the air.

 

 

 

#3 – He Was ECW Champion And WWE Champion

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Vince McMahon was in a heated rivalry with Triple H during The Attitude Era which led to Triple H putting the title on the line in a match against Vince. With the help of Steve Austin, Vince became WWE Champion. His reign didn’t last long as he vacated the title soon after.

The WWE Championship isn’t the only major title Vince held. In a questionable move Vince beat Bobby Lashley to become ECW Champion. He held the title for 35 days and many people feel as if it was a bit of a slap in the face to the legacy of ECW.

 

 

 

#2 – He Didn’t Meet His Father Until He Was 12

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Vince McMahon didn’t meet his father Vincent J. McMahon until he turned twelve. He was raised by his mother who was often beaten by his stepfather. In an interview with Playboy Vince McMahon talked about how he would try to protect his mother from his stepfather who would then beat him as well. He told Playboy¬†“It is unfortunate that he died before I could kill him. I would have enjoyed that.”

 

 

 

#1 – He Doesn’t Just Play A Billionaire On TV

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Vince McMahon doesn’t just play a billionaire on TV, he actually is one. In the year 2001 Forbes noted that Vince McMahon was worth 1.1 billion dollars. He dropped off the list between 2002 and 2013 but in 2014 he made his return to the infamous list as Forbes confirmed he is currently worth 1.2 billion.