Sgt. Slaughter

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Birthday
27, 1948
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

Professional wrestler who debuted in 1972 and became a successful fighter in the AWA, NWA, and WWF. After his retirement, he signed with the WWE in their ambassador program. 

Before Fame

He attended Eden Prairie High School and upon completion, became a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

Trivia

In 1984 he was named Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Most Inspiring Wrestler of the Year; just seven years later, he became the magazine's Most Hated Wrestler of the Year.

Family Life

He had two children with his first wife, Diane Kopp. He later married Karen Hennessy. 

Associated With

In 1991 he had a short feud with Hulk Hogan.