Stephen Farrelly is an Irish Professional Wrestler plus a great actor who is currently signed to American Professional Wrestling promotion WWE. We know his famous ring name “Sheamus” and presently performing on the SmackDown brand.
|Full Name||Stephen Farrelly|
|Ring Name||King Sheamus, Sheamus|
|Date of Birth||28 January 1978|
|Marital Status||Isabella Revilla|
|Birthplace||Cabra, Dublin, Ireland|
|Net Worth||Estimated around $8 Million|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||267 lb (121 Kg)|
Early Life and Childhood of Sheamus
Born on January 28, 1978, Sheamus spent his early life in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland. Sheamus used to play Gaelic football, where he was once proclaimed as the sports star of the month. Sheamus loves playing rugby for the National College of Ireland and was successful in gaining National Diploma.
Stephen Farrelly is fluent in speaking Irish and English. He also has been a fan of football club Liverpool F.C. since his childhood. Sheamus has worked as an IT technician and as a security for a nightclub.
Age, Height, Weight, and Net Worth
Milky white Celtic Warrior Sheamus, who was born on 28th January 1978 in Cabra, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, is now 41 years of age. His WWE bio listed him as standing 6 ft 4 inches tall with a weight of 267 pounds. Sheamus has an estimated total net worth of around $8 million.
Professional Wrestling Career Sheamus
The interest in professional wrestling career grew on Sheamus after watching British wrestling from ITV’s World of Sport and American wrestling from World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on Sky One. He then started to train at Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory wrestling school.
Sheamus made his official debut on Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) against Robert Pigeon, where he got his nickname the “Irish Curse” attacking an opponent with a low-blow shot.
On November 13, 2006, Sheamus appeared on World Wrestling Entertainment as a part of the security team of D-Generation X. After some days, Sheamus got a tryout against Drew then received another tryout match in Milan and London against Galloway and Sanders. He then finally got signed as a developmental contract with WWE.
He has his WWE ring debut match in a double-debut game with a win over Bryan Kelly. Sheamus was more involved in tag team matches than singles. Sheamus and Kafu compete on a tournament of FCW Florida Tag Team Champions, where they defeated The British Lions on the first round but got eliminated on second round against Brad Allen and Nick Nemeth. He then focused on single matches and got successful in winning Florida Heavyweight Championship against his former partner Hager.
Sheamus made ECW debut as a villain defeating local wrestler. He started a feud against Goldust, where he defeated Goldust on July 19, 2009. Sheamus then competed on no disqualification match and got the victory. He went to Raw on October 26, where he appeared on his first WWE pay-per-view event, Survivor Series, as a part of The Miz on traditional fie-on-five elimination tag team match. Sheamus was able to eliminate Finlay and John Morrison to remain victorious in the game.
On the following night, Sheamus become the number one contender winning a breakthrough battle royal to compete against John Cena for WWE Championship. Sheamus defeated Cena and won his first championship in WWE also as an early Irish to win WWE Championship title.
Royal Rumble Winner
On November 29, 2010, Sheamus returned WWE with a win over Kofi Kingston and John Morrison to become King of the Ring. He again faced Morrison at the TLC match, where he lost the game. Sheamus ended feud against Morrison after the game and challenged Daniel Bryan, putting his WWE career on the line to win United States Championship.
Sheamus defeated Bryan to win United States Championship for the first time and saving his wrestling career on WWE. He lost the title against Kingston in a Tables match at Extreme Rules. Sheamus then again lost the title match against Randy Orton due to interference from Christian. He then went at the 2012 Royal Rumble match on twenty-second entry and got a massive victory eliminating Chris Jericho and got a place at WrestleMania XXVIII.
World Heavyweight Championship
Farrelly at Elimination Chamber on February 19, 2012, they attacked World Heavyweight Championship, Daniel Bryan. He won against Bryan to retain the title at Wrestlemania XXVIII in a record of 18 seconds.
Sheamus successfully defended his title at Extreme Rules against Bryan in tow out-of-three falls match. He was again able to retain as World Heavyweight Champion after winning in a fatal-four way match against Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, and Del Rio.
Championships and Accomplishments
Florida Championship Wrestling
- FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
Irish Whip Wrestling
- IWW International Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- Sheamus was Ranked No. 5 of the top 500 wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012
World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE
- World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- WWE(World Heavyweight) Championship (3 times)
- Sheamus won WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship with Cesaro
- Sheamus won King of the Ring match on 2010
- He also WWE Raw Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Cesaro
- Money in the Bank (2015)
- WWE United States Championship (2 times)
- Royal Rumble (2012)
- Slammy Awards (4 times)
– Breakout Star of the year (2009)
– A feat of the strength of the year (2012) Delivering “White Noise” to Big Show
– Outstanding Achievement in Muppet Resemblance (2011)
– Superstar/Diva Most in Need of Male-up (2010)
- WWE Year-End Award for Best Tag Team (2018) – with Cesaro
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– Most Improved (2010)
Sheamus is not only known for his wrestling career but also his great acting on movies. He played the role of “Two Ton” in the film The Escapist and Celtic Warrior Zombie in the movie Assault of Darkness. Also, it has a small part on Once Upon a Time in Dublin as a security guard and played Rocksteady in 2016’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Farrelly also made an appearance as a video game character in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011, WWE 12, WWE 13, WWE 2K14, WWE 2k15, WWE 2k16, WWE 2k17, WWE 2k18, WWE 2k19, WWE 2k20.
Social Media Presence of Sheamus
Facebook: 7.8 Million followers
Twitter: 4.9 Million followers
Instagram: 2.6 Million followers