Professional wrestling legend and AWA World Tag Team Champion who joined the WWE in 1988 and became known as the Heartbreak Kid.
He grew up in a military family, moving around frequently, and became the captain of Randolph High School football team.
His arsenal of signature moves included the arm trap crossface, the backhand chop, the diving elbow drop, and the dropkick.
Born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, he became a father in January 2000 when his son Cameron was born. He married former WCW Nitro Girl Rebecca Hickenbottom, also known as Whisper, on March 31, 1991.
In 1997, he joined forces with Triple H, Chyna, and Rick Rude to form D-Generation X, also known as DX.