Sheamus is a professional wrestler of Irish origin and has a dominating demand in the American wrestling ring. With his immense power and strength, he has earned a ring name as Sheamus. He is one of the most formidable members in the WWE who had brought in many fans and followers who love to watch his moves.

He is an indomitable obstacle for any powerful opponent with his extreme deadly strength and quick action. Undoubtedly creates frightening and dreadful anticipation in the opponents mind before the duel. With his supreme technique and skill in the game, Sheamun has achieved numerous championships. Once he outclassed all to get the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

He had also proved twice his supremacy in the WWE World Championship and WWE US Championship. It is no wonder that this well-built finest wrestler had earned quite smoothly throughout. Sheamus has accumulated a matching net worth to his height and strength which comes around in the range of $8 million dollars.

Early life

Sheamus was born as Stephen Farrelly on 28th January 1978 in Cabra, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Martin Farrelly is his father, and he was born with the Capricorn zodiac birth sign with the white ethnicity.

He holds the Irish nationality and also has American citizenship. For his primary education, he was enrolled in the Scoil Caoimhin Primary. After completing the primary learning, he moved to Coláiste Mhuire Secondary School.

He started singing in the Palestrina Choir and continued till he attained the age of thirteen. He was very fond of different sports from his early childhood days. He was particularly good at rugby and football. He got in National College of Ireland, and during these days he represented the college rugby team and got the National Diploma.  Before getting into the world of wrestling, Sheamus had worked in the capacity of IT technicians. With his strength, he had also occasionally given his service as a bodyguard as Danise van Outen, Bono, and Larry Mullen Jr.


He was a regular watcher of wrestling on the television and on realizing that his stature has a convincing strength to be a part of such shows he was inspired to get in the world of wrestling. He got enrolled in the Monster Factory wrestling school for proper training under a trainer. He practiced with sincerity and within six weeks got the eligibility for his debut appearance I the duel as Sheamus O’ Shaunessy, his first ring name. It was just the beginning and even being suffering few injuries he bagged the Irish Whip Wrestling Heavyweight Championship on two occasions.

For quite sometimes Sheamus was ruling the Irish wrestling ring, and he has also gathered some popularity in the British wrestling. He wanted to show his strength to the world and so proceeded to join WWE which is perhaps among the topmost platforms for any wrestler.  He made his debut appearance in WWE in 2006 and initially was seen with Hade Vnsen and Jake Hager in some tag team encounters. Little later he came alongside the most popular wrestler Victor Ceron.

Though enjoying the team duels alongside the prominent personalities of the wrestling world but he wanted to show his individual strength and therefore started focusing on the singles. Now he started appearing against the most powerful giants who had already established themselves in the ring. Sheamus fought hard and with the extreme determination got over the dreadful wrestlers and clinch the title. Reaching the final, defeated Hager who was the former champion and became the Florida Heavyweight Champion.

After this, he shortened his ring name to just Sheamus and made an entry in the Extreme Championship Wrestling or ECW in 2010. Gradually in the competition, he established himself as one of the most formidable wrestlers by clearing all powerful obstacles on his way. He defeated some popular wrestlers in the championship and came across John Cena in the final. Cena was then ruling the WWE ring and was holding the WWE championship. But even Cena failed to stop this Irish wrestler and accepted the defeat making Sheamus the first Irish to win the WWE Championship.

One can always win but to retain is tougher. In few weeks in the Elimination Chamber encounter he lost the title by Triple H., But with supreme wrestling, he defeated Cena once more proving the earlier victory was no fluke and regained the Championship. He clamped the Championship for two months and finally lost the title to Randy Orton.

In 2011 with his immense indomitable effort defeated the most formidable competitor Daniel Bryan and became the World Heavyweight Champion. He kept the title in his favor for 210 days which is third highest in the history of the Championship. Eventually, he had given up on the Big Show tried to regain but failed. Some more years he continued WWE and twice got the US Championship.

Personal life

Jessica Giles had once appeared in his life, but the romance didn’t continue after 2012. Several women were seen beside Sheamus, but he himself had not revealed anything to the world.

Alongside his wrestling, Sheamus had also appeared in the movie ‘The Escapist.’ He had also given his voice in the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.’

Quick summary:

Full Name: Stephen Farrelly

Date of Birth: 28th January 1978

Birth Place: Cabra, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Age: 40 Years Old

Profession: Wrestling, Acting

Height: 6 Feet 4 Inches / 1.93 m

Weight: 121 Kg / 267 lb

Net worth: $8 Million