Steve Austin: The Texas Rattlesnake Who Revolutionized Professional Wrestling
Steve Austin, also known as Stone Cold Steve Austin, is a retired pro wrestler and actor who was born in Austin, Texas, on December 18, 4964.
He began his wrestling career in the late 1980s and rose to fame in the 1990s as a member of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
The Stone Cold Stunner was Austin's signature move, along with his brash personality and rebellious nature. He won six WWF Championships and three Royal Rumble matches throughout his career.
Steve Austin's feuds with other wrestlers, including The Rock and Vince McMahon, are considered some of the most memorable in wrestling history.
He retired from wrestling in 2003 due to a neck injury and has since pursued a career in acting, appearing in films such as The Expendables and Grown Ups 2.
Steve Austin is also a successful podcast host, with his show The Steve Austin Show consistently ranking as one of the top sports podcasts on iTunes.
He is a beloved figure among wrestling fans and is credited with helping to popularize the "Attitude Era" of professional wrestling in the late 1990s.