Stephanie McMahon Levesque( born Stephanie Marie McMahon/ məkˈmæn/; September 24, 1976) is an American businesswoman and retired professional wrestler. She’s the interim Chief Executive Officer( CEO) and Cochairwoman of WWE and appears as an authority figure on the Raw, NXT and SmackDown brands.
She’s a fourth-generation wrestling protagonist as a member of the McMahon family, she has worked for WWE since she was a youthful girl(modelling T-shirts and other wares for colourful WWE registers) working her way up to the receptionist, also in colourful frontal office jobs up to and including her current CBO position.
She’s the great-granddaughter of Roderick” Jess” McMahon, granddaughter of Vincente. McMahon, son of WWE Chairman and CEO VincentK.
McMahon and retired WWE CEO and former director of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon, the youngish family of WWE part-proprietor/ wrestler Shane McMahon, and woman of WWE superintendent/ wrestler Paul” triadic H” Levesque.
McMahon began appearing regularly on-air for WWE( also WWF as the World Wrestling Federation) in 1999 as a part of a plot with The Undertaker.
After a detailed on-screen relationship with Test, she was engaged to triadic H — whom she married both on-screen and latterly in real life which redounded in The McMahon- Helmsley Faction plot. She has held the WWF Women‘s Championship formerly.
In 2001, she was the on-screen proprietor of Extreme Championship Wrestling during The Invasion. In the ensuing time, she was the SmackDown General Manager but stopped appearing regularly on TV after an” I Quit” match with her father Vince McMahon.
After making only sporadic appearances several times, McMahon began appearing regularly on Raw in 2008 as the Raw brand general director before fading formerly again.
By mid-2013, McMahon returned to regular on-air appearances in the WWE, this time under the gimmick of an oleaginous, hypercritical, bullying proprietor, along with her on-screen principal operating officer, her hubby, TripleH.
From 2013 to 2016, they acted as a power couple known as The Authority, making what were frequently shady rulings while claiming only to be concerned with” what’s stylish for business,” all the while idealizing each other in the process with public displays of affection.
The Authority latterly expanded into a stable,co-led by Triple H and herself. She scuffled her final in-ring match at WrestleMania 34 in April 2018, after which she continued to concentrate on business-acquainted places in the company.
Stephanie Marie McMahon was born on September 24, 1976, in Hartford, Connecticut to Linda and Vince McMahon. She has one family, Shane McMahon. Soon after her birth, the family moved to Greenwich, Connecticut.
There, she attended the picky Greenwich Country Day School throughout her abecedarian academy times. At the age of 13, McMahon appeared in World Wrestling Federation( WWF) wares registers, modelling T-shirts and headdresses.
After graduating from Greenwich High School in 1994, she attended Boston University and, in 1998, earned a degree in dispatches. After graduating in 1998, she began working for the WWF full-time.
- Early positions
McMahon entered the World Wrestling Federation( WWF/ E) as a model for the WWF’s deals and wares department but started her WWF business career as an Account Executive for the WWF services in New York.
In her early times with the company, she did event work, creative design, and TV products, and acted as a ring pantomime. In November 2000, McMahon came head pen of the company, replacing Chris Kreski. After spending time as the director of creative jotting, a job she had by 2002, she was promoted to elderly Vice President of Creative Writing in 2006.
- Executive Vice President
McMahon was promoted to administrative vice chairman of Creative in 2007. She was responsible for overseeing the creative process( stories) for all TV and pay-per-view programming. She oversaw all aspects of gift operation and branding, live event booking and marketing, and all social and digital media parcels.
As administrative vice-president of creative, McMahon was suitable for the forefront of the parenting of the WWE app, which has been downloaded over 20 million times.
She was also suitable to launch huge cooperation with the USO Metropolitan Washington, the social media company Tout, and was suitable to mate with Yahoo to bring WWE content. Stephanie also led WWE’s creative coalition for their anti-bullying juggernauts.
- Chief brand officer
On December 4, 2013, WWE blazoned the creation of McMahon as the principal brand officer, where she’ll lead sweats to further enhance WWE’s brand character among crucial ingredients, including advertisers, media, business mates, and investors. She’ll also serve as the supereminent minister of WWE and work with business units to support crucial growth enterprises. She’ll also lead WWE’s targeted youth and mothers‘ marketing programs.
McMahon’s new position enabled her to the forefront of the continued cooperation with General Mills’ Totino’s brand.
On February 5, 2014, McMahon along with CMO and CRO Michelle Wilson blazoned cooperation between WWE and KaBOOM! to make a playground for WWE’s periodic WrestleMania week in Louisiana.
McMahon earned a combined payment of over$,000 between her commercial part and as an on-screen gift in 2013. She also owns over$ 77 million in WWE stock.
On April 15, 2014, during WWE’s periodic Business mates Summit, McMahon verified that a new WWE totem would debut the night after WWE SummerSlam, although it was formerly showing up on WWE products like the WWE Network and NXT.
On August 5, at the Needham domicile conference, McMahon alongside her hubby Triple H, and WWE Chief strategy and fiscal officer George Barrios, bandied the Creative side of WWE, the WWE Network, and the difference between WWE and UFC.
On May 19, 2022, McMahon twittered that she’d be taking a leave of absence from the maturity of her liabilities at WWE. She stated that she looked forward to returning to the company shortly and was taking time off to concentrate on family.
- Interim Chairwoman and CEO
On June 17, 2022, amidst a disquisition by WWE’s Board of Directors into reported:” hush plutocrat” paid to a firmer hand by Vince McMahon following an affair, McMahon stepped down as Chairman and CEO of WWE and was replaced by Stephanie McMahon Levesque as the interim Cochairwoman and CEO of WWE.
Professional wrestling career
In early 1999, at the suggestion of WWF pen, Vince Russo McMahon debuted as the innocent and friendly son of Vince McMahon during an on-screen plot involving Vince and The Undertaker.
The Undertaker stalked and kidnapped McMahon at the end of the April Counterreaction pay-per-view, which crowned in him nearly marrying her in the middle of the ring the coming night on Raw, before being saved by Stone Cold Steve Austin.
McMahon also began an on-screen relationship with wrestler Test, which led to a contest between him and her aged family Shane. After Test defeated Shane at SummerSlam in a” Love Her Or Leave Her Match”, McMahon and Test went on to platoon together in a match on September 20, 1999, with the couple defeating Jeff Jarrett and Debra.
The couple were ultimately engaged, but during the in-ring form, triadic H showed a videotape which revealed that he’d cured McMahon and taken her to Las Vegas, Nevada where they were married in a drive-through form.
McMahon sounded to abominate Triple H at first, but at the initial Armageddon event, after triadic H defeated her father in a No Holds Barred Match, left with him after embracing.
McMahon brazened Vince the coming night on Raw and revealed the marriage was a planned event, which was a vengeance plot against her father for the forenamed hijackings, therefore turning her into a villainess.
In late 1999, with Vince McMahon absent as a result of injuries foisted upon him by Triple H at the Armageddon pay-per-view, Triple H and McMahon came the on-screen possessors of the WWF, a period is known as the” McMahon- Helmsley.
period“( slightly different from the ultramodern period of” The Authority”) and dominated by the McMahon- Helmsley Faction. ( 31) triadic H held the WWF Championship and McMahon held the WWF Women‘s Championship after defeating champion Jacqueline with the help of Tori and D- Generation X on the March 28 occasion of SmackDown!( 32) McMahon successfully.
defended her title against Lita on SmackDown on June 6 and 16. ( 33) McMahon confirmed with her father and family at WrestleMania 2000 when they helped Triple H defend his title against The Rock, leaving Linda McMahon as the only addict-fave in the McMahon family.