Shinsuke Nakamura

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Birthday
24, 1980
Birthplace
Kyoto, Japan
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Kyoto, Japan

About

Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame inductee who became the youngest IWGP Heavyweight Champion in history after winning the title at the age of 23 years and 9 months. He joined WWE's developmental program NXT in 2016.

Before Fame

He became best known for his time in the New Japan Pro Wrestling league, where he won three IWGP Heavywight Championships, five IWGP Intercontinental Championships and one IWGP Tag Team Championship. He first joined the league in 2002.

Trivia

He had an autobiography published called King of Strong Style 1980-2004. He won the 2018 Royal Rumble.

Family Life

He married Harumi Maekawa in September of 2007. 

Associated With

He was featured in the Japanese music video of Pharrell's "Happy."