Howard Finkel

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Birthday
7, 1950
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

Longtime ring announcer for Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation.

Before Fame

He was an usher at the New Haven Coliseum in Connecticut, when he persuaded Vince McMahon Sr., president of what was then the World Wide Wrestling Federation, to give him an announcing audition.

Trivia

He became the WWE's longest-tenured employee, going back to its WWWF days, and became credited for suggesting the WrestleMania event name.

Family Life

He was born in Newark, New Jersey.

Associated With

He became involved in wrestling feuds on occasions - for example, taking the side of Chris Jericho when he had a problem with Ken Shamrock.