Don’t know who Vince McMahon is yet? Well, let me warn you beforehand, he is a lot of things. A professional wrestler, a professional wrestling promoter, businessman, actor, film producer, and American Football executive; Vince has made it big since he took over his father’s company in the 1980s. He is, currently, the majority owner, chairman, and CEO of WWE.
He is also the founder of Alpha Entertainment. Hold on! That’s not all. Vince is also a two-time world champion, winning WWF Championship in 1999 and ECW World Championship in 2007. Let’s take a look at the journey of this fantastic man and let us also throw some light on the current net worth of Vince McMahon in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Vince was born in Pinehurst, North Carolina in the year 1945. His parents are Victoria and Vincent James McMahon. His father deserted his family while Vince was still young; therefore he never met his father before the age of twelve. He lived with his mother and the stepfathers that came along. He went to Fishburne Military School in Virginia and graduated from there in the year 1964. As a child, Vince was dyslexic, he overcame it out of his sheer willpower.
Vince McMahon took Linda McMahon as his wife in the year 1996 in New Bern, North Carolina. They met each other at a young age when Linda was 13 and Vince was 16. It was Vince’s mother herself who introduced the couple to each other for the first time. They together got happily married and had two children who are called Shane and Stephanie.
They have a big family which also includes six grandchildren! The sons of Shane and his wife Marissa are called Declan James, Kenyon Jesse, and Rogan Henry McMahon. The daughters of his daughter Stephanie and her husband, Paul Levesque (who is called ‘Triple H,’ of course everybody knows him) are called Aurora Rose, Murphy Claire, and Vaughn Evelyn Levesque.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Vince McMahon is the CEO and Chairman of the company WWE, which churned $800 million in revenues in the year 2017 itself. He had joined his father’s startup and small wrestling company in the year 1972.
Vince McMahon purchased his father’s business 10 years later and turned WWF from a regional thing into an international craze. It came before the public in the year 1999, and today WWE’s programs are broadcasted in about 180 countries around the world.
Vince McMahon has won the ECW World Championship once and also the WWF Championship and the Royal Rumble. He has also been given an ‘Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters’ degree from Sacred Heart University.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Vince McMahon’s total estimated net worth is $3.5 billion. He owns a $12 million outhouse (just to think of it!) in Manhattan, New York and a $40 million lavish mansion in Connecticut. And more, he has a sports yacht that is called Sexy Bitch! He also owns a $20 million house just for vacationing with his family. Vince and his wife have also made considerable donations for many causes. He has earned this considerable wealth on his own, working his way through it and today he is ranked one among the world’s billionaires.
With such wealth and such a big bank balance, Vince McMahon has stayed a family man thoroughly and he with his wife Linda has made several donations for the Republican Party causes. He has also given grants to the Fishburne Military School, Sacred Heart University and East Carolina University.
He was alleged of harassment in 1992 but came clean out of it. He was again accused of sexual harassment in 2006 but again came clean, unscathed.
Through these controversies, he has a fan base, not to forget the vast and attractive bank balance.