Strength and skills are Kevin Owens’ most known assets in the wrestling ring as he climbed the ladder of success in his career. He has worked in a host of wrestling companies including the Ring of Honour (ROH), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS), WWE as well as SmackDown. He has claimed lots of wins; including becoming the first wrestler to hold two IWS titles simultaneously; three times United States Championship, as well as the Intercontinental and Universal Championships. Find out more about him in this article.
Who is Kevin Owens, the WWE Pro Wrestler? (Biography and Age)
Born as Kevin Steen on May 7, 1984, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec, to Terry and Suzzane Steen, the WWE Pro Wrestler is bilingual- fluent in French and English and is from a French-Canadian background.
Kevin Owens was raised in an environment where all kinds of sports were cherished and at such he was influenced by his environment and he developed a keen interest in sports as a kid focusing majorly in hockey, baseball, and football. In his later years, Owens titled a bit away from regular sports after watching Diesel and Shawn Michaels in a fierce battle. He then began to train as a wrestler under the tutelage of Terry Taylor whom Kevin Owens respects as a boss.
Mastering his craft, young Kevin Steen started his career professionally and subsequently adopted the name which he is currently known for; Kevin Owens.
Prior to his days in WWE, Kevin Owens competed at different levels and made it to several promotions including the International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS). He made his Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) debut in 2004 and claimed the CZW Iron Man Champion title.
In the year 2005, Kevin Owens wrestled for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) acquired a championship title which was later claimed by Joey Ryan. While wrestling for the PWG, Owens teamed up with El Generico on 29 July 2007 and won the PWG World Tag Team Championship title after a fierce battle with PAC and Roderick Strong; the defending Champions. Owens and El Generico held the title for a year before eventually lost it to Jack Evans and Roderick Strong in 2008.
In Kevin Owen’s career, he suffered a few losses but earned the title of IWS World Heavyweight champion becoming the first holder of the title in the promotion’s history. Sadly, in 2008, Kevin Owens lost the title to El Generico but took back the title that year after conquering Max Boyer and El Generico in a 3-Way Match at ‘Know Your Enemies’.
Kevin Owens’ career with WWE began on his 16th birthday, he made a show of fight against his opponent at L’Assomption, Quebec and has continually made a great impression in the wrestling world. He also received several Canadian promotions subsequent to his four years wrestling period with the promotion of Rougeau. On August 12, 2014, Kevin Owens blew his trumpet in WWE after he stole the show during the NXT TakeOver. In the following year, he bagged the title of NXT Champion after defeating Sami Zayn (El Generico); thus becoming a regular in other wrestling shows like Raw, WrestleMania, and others where he was most times the unbeatable champ.
Ever since Kevin Owens got on board as a wrestler, he has competed with a lot of renowned wrestlers like Chris Jericho, Neville, Goldberg, Seth Rollins and a host of others; claiming victory on most occasions. While at the WWE, he came out victorious in several matches including his recent fight with Shane McMahon, Kofi Kingston, and Braun Strowman.
Exuding pure strength and determination, Kevin Owens claimed the Intercontinental Championship in 2017, earned his first world title in WWE that same year, crowned it all with his title as the United States Champion all in one year.
Height and Weight
Unarguably, wrestler’s go extra miles to build up their physique, in fact, their muscles are said to thicken more with every fight. Thus, Kevin Owens muscles and physique has somewhat attributed to his stress during his fight. He is not noted as one of the very tall wrestlers but with his height of 6 feet, he is no pushover. He has a weight of 120Kg.