Shane Brandon McMahon (born January 15, 1970), is an American businessman who served as the chairman and Executive Officer of YOU On Demand. He is a member of the McMahon family. The former Executive Vice President of Global Media (as well as an occasional professional wrestler and referee) for the McMahon family-owned World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), he is the son of WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and sometime United States Senate candidate Linda McMahon. He is also the older brother of Stephanie McMahon Levesque and the brother-in-law of Paul “Triple H” Levesque. He worked for WWE for over 20 years before resigning in January 2010.
In WWE, McMahon is a one-time European Champion and a one-time Hardcore Champion. He headlined his first pay-per-view event at the 1999 King of the Ring, and went on to become a world championship contender in the early 2000s, closing the 2000 Insurrextion and King of the Ring events in contention for the WWF Championship, and challenging for the WCW Championship at 2001’s Unforgiven. He also participated in the main event of WrestleMania 2000, as a cornerman for Big Show.
On July 12, 2013, McMahon voluntarily stepped down as CEO of YOU On Demand and appointed Weikang Liu as his successor, while remaining YOD’s principal executive officer and Chairman of the Board.
McMahon married Marissa Mazzola on September , Together they have three sons, Declan James, Kenyan Jess, and Rogan Henry. Declan was born on February 13, 2004, Kenyan “Kenny” was born March 22, 2006, and Rogan was born January 20, 2010.
McMahon is the uncle of Aurora Rose, Murphy Claire and Vaughn Evelyn Levesque, daughters of his sister Stephanie and her husband Triple H.
McMahon usually wore baseball jerseys for his matches, with the front saying Shane O Mac and the back reserved for McMahon, the name of the pay-per-view in which he’s participating, or some other phrase relating to the match and/or his opponent (for example, he was in a rivalry with his dad, Vince, and had a street fight with him at WrestleMania X-Seven; for this match, Shane’s jersey stated, “Vince, we have a problem”, (both in reference to Vince and the fact that they were in Houston.). When Vince was interviewed in Playboy, he mentioned that although Shane is right-handed, he often throws left-handed punches. McMahon’s football jersey number was 61, the same as his father Vince.
McMahon had a brief role in the 2002 film Rollerball. In September 2006, he was named one of Detail magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Men Under 42” in the annual “power issue”.