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Michael Shawn Hickenbottom born July 22, 1965, better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is a retired American professional wrestler who currently contract with WWE, where he has served in an ambassadorial role since December 2010. Hickenbottom began his wrestling career with Mid- South Wrestling, now known as Universal Wrestling Federation and the American Wrestling Association (AWA).
The last of four children - Randy, Scott and Shari are his older siblings he grew up in a military family and spent a short part of his early years in Reading, Berkshire, England, but grew up in San Antonio, Texas. As a child, broke Hickenbottom name "Michael" as his family and friends just called him "Shawn." Hickenbottom began training under Mexican wrestler Jose Lothario. During his training, passed Hickenbottom ring name Shawn Michaels.
Hickenbottom married his first wife, theresa Wood, was brief and ended in divorce, but was amicably settled. He is now married to former WCW Nitro Girl, Rebecca Hickenbottom, who went by the stage name Whisper. They were married 31 March 1999 Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada in a small ceremony.