Wrestling promoter, announcer, actor, and wrestler who co-founded World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.
He was indicted for distributing steroids to his wrestlers in 1993, although he was acquitted of the charges soon afterwards.
He once tried to match Muhammad Ali up against Antonio Inoki.
He graduated from military school and received a degree in business from East Carolina University.
He married Linda McMahon, with whom he ran the WWE, on August 26, 1966. He is son Shane and his daughter Stephanie both went on to work for the WWE as well.