Shawn Michaels or Sean Michaels is an American professional Wrestler. He is famous for his time with World Wrestling Entertainment. He has been involved in major storylines in the WWE since the 90’s. Shawn Michaels is a three-time WWE Champion and one time World Heavyweight Champion. Michaels is known as Mr. WrestleMania. He has won the PWI Match of the Year Award a record 11 times. Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest wrestlers in history. He is a WWE Hall of Famer inductee.
Shawn Michaels was born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom. He was born in Chandler, Arizona on July 22, 1965. Shawn Michaels grew up in San Antonio, Texas. His father was in the military so they moved around a little. Shawn Michaels disliked the name Michaels as a child. He used to go by only Shawn. Shawn Michaels wanted to become a wrestler from when he was 12 years old. He played football in school. Shawn quit college in order to become a wrestler. After stints with NWA, Shawn Michaels joined WWE in 1988. He initially was a tag team wrestler. He was partnered with Marty Jannetty. The duo called them the rockers. The team split up after Shawn Michaels betrayed Marty. This eventually led to a feud between the two. Shawn Michaels then became known as The Heartbreak Kid. He introduced Diesel as his bodyguard. The duo won two tag titles together. He also would go on to win the WWE Championship. He was involved in the first ladder match and Hell in a Cell Match. He had numerous matches with wrestlers like The Undertaker, Triple H, Bret Hart, Chris Jericho and Mankind. Shawn Michaels has provided more memorable match than any other wrestlers in history. He was involved with Ric Flair in his last match. His legendary career ended after a match against The Undertaker at WrestleMania 26.
Shawn Michaels is best friends with D-Generaton X team mate Triple H. He is also a member of The Kliq. The Kliq consisted of life long best friends Kevin Nash, Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman and Triple H.