Shane Brandon McMahon (born January 15, 1970) is an American businessman, professional wrestler, and the vice-chairman of Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc, formerly Wecast Holdings Inc.
He is a minority owner of WWE where he appeared on the Raw and SmackDown brands as an on-screen authority figure and wrestler.
McMahon is a fourth generation wrestling promoter as a member of the McMahon family.
He began working in WWE at age 15, starting in their warehouse, where he filled merchandise orders.
McMahon was also a referee, producer, announcer, and eventually a wrestler on-screen, while also becoming WWE's Executive Vice President of Global Media behind the scenes.
He is the great-grandson of Jess McMahon, grandson of Vincent J.
McMahon, son of WWE Majority Owner/Chairman/CEO Vince McMahon and former Administrator of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon, elder brother of WWE executive/personality Stephanie McMahon, and brother-in-law of WWE executive/wrestler Paul "Triple H" Levesque.
As a wrestler, he has won the European Championship once, the Hardcore Championship once (both now defunct), the SmackDown Tag Team Championship once, and the WWE World Cup in 2018, after which, he became promoted as the 'Best in the World'.
In 2009, McMahon announced his resignation from WWE which went into effect January 1, 2010.
He later became CEO of entertainment service company YOU On Demand in late 2010.
On July 12, 2013, McMahon voluntarily stepped down as CEO of YOU On Demand and appointed Weicheng Liu as his successor, while remaining the company's principal executive officer and Vice Chairman of the Board.
In February 2016, he returned to the WWE as an on-screen character.
On October 4, 2019 during the WWE SmackDown's 20th Anniversary debut episode on Fox, Shane lost in a ladder match against Kevin Owens, and was "fired" from the company, as was the stipulation of the match.