Kane, whose real name is Glenn Thomas Jacobs, is an American professional wrestler, actor, and businessman. Born on April 26, 1967, in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain, Kane is best known for his iconic character in professional wrestling.
Kane’s journey in wrestling began in the early 1990s when he was signed by World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE). Initially, he portrayed various personas, such as Mike Unabomb and Isaac Yankem, DDS. However, his transformation into Kane, the demonic and monstrous character, skyrocketed his popularity.
Debuting in 1997, Kane made a remarkable impact by interrupting a Hell in a Cell match and attacking his storyline brother, The Undertaker. He became an integral part of WWE’s Attitude Era from that moment. He captivated audiences with his intimidating presence, unique red and black attire, and signature mask that concealed his face.
Kane was involved in numerous memorable storylines and feuds with top WWE superstars throughout his career. He held multiple championships, including the WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, Intercontinental Championship, and Tag Team Championship. His battles against The Undertaker, Stone Cold, Steve Austin, Triple H, and John Cena are in wrestling history.
Beyond wrestling, Kane showcased his versatility by exploring other ventures. He has appeared in movies and television shows, including the horror film “See No Evil” and the political drama series “House of Cards.” Additionally, Kane served as the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, after winning the election in 2018.
Glenn Jacobs is known for his philanthropy and community involvement outside the ring. He has supported various charitable causes, participated in fundraising events, and advocated for education and youth empowerment issues.
Kane’s remarkable career in professional wrestling spans over two decades, earning him a place among the most iconic and enduring characters in WWE history. He has left an indelible mark on the wrestling industry with his imposing stature, extraordinary athleticism, and undeniable charisma.
|Real Name||Glenn Thomas Jacobs|
|Nickname||The big red machine, Big red monster, The Devil’s Favorite Demon|
|Profession||Wrestler, Actor, Businessman, Politician|
Kane Personal Life/Biography
|Date of Birth/Birthday||26 April 1967|
|Age||56 Years Old|
|Birthplace||Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain|
|Hometown||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Taurus|
|WWF/WWE Debut||As Mike Unabomb: February 20, 1995 (RAW tapings)
As Isaac Ynkeem: June 26, 1995 (RAW)
As Kane: October 5, 1997 (Badd Blood PPV)
Kane Height, Weight & Physical Stats/Body Measurements & More
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 7′ in meters – 2.13 m in centimeters – 213 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 145 kg in Pounds – 320lbs|
|Body Measurements||54 – 38 – 18 Inches|
Kane Family Members And Relatives
|Father||Name Not Known|
|Mother||Name Not Known|
|Wife/Spouse||Crystal Goins (Counselor)|
|Children||Son: N/A Daughter: 2 Step-Daughters (Both Nurse)|
Kane Affairs, Girlfriends & Marital Status
|Current Relationship Status||Married with Crystal Goins|
Kane Education And School, College
|Educational Qualification||Degree in English Literature|
|College/ University||Northeast Missouri State University, Missouri|
Kane Money Factor
|Net Worth||$1.3 million (as in 2016)|
|Salary / Income||$ 7 million (as in 2016)|
Some Other Additional Facts About Kane
- Kane was anavid Basketball and Football player in his college days. Fortunately, unlike dozen other wrestlers, Kane did not drop out and completed his degree in English literature.
- During the initial years of his career, “Kane’ wrestled at a number of wrestling promotions. From “Angus King” and “Doomsday” to “Christmas Creature” and “Unabomb”, he willingly accepted whatever role he was asked to play.
- Slowly and steadily Kane climbed the ladder of success and eventually made it to the WWE (then WWE) in 1995.
- At WWF, Kane initially adopted the gimmick of Dr. Isaac Yankem, Jerry `The King’ Lawyer’s private dentist, whom the latter had hired to get rid of Bret Hart.
- The story line did not end there. Since Kane was left traumatized by the fir, he had lost the ability to speak. In the later episodes. The Big red Machine’ would often make use of a voice- box to interact.
Kane Social Media Accounts And Channels
- Instagram: https://twitter.com/kanewwe