Signed to WWE under the ring name Kevin Owens, he became a NXT champion in his first reign. He has also performed in Ring of Honor and is a former ROH World Champion and Tag Team Champion.
He first took up an interest in wrestling when he was 11 years old. He started training 3 years later and made his debut in 2000 when he was 16.
He has wrestled with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and Combat Zone Wrestling as well.
He married Karina Steen with whom he has two children.
He has taken on El Generico in the ring before.