Stephen Farelly performs under the moniker Sheamus in the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., a professional wrestling promotion. He was born in 28th January 1978 in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland and debuted in April 2002. Prior to his wrestling and acting career, he was an IT technician and has worked as a bodyguard for musicians Bono and Larry Mullen Jr. of U2 as well as Denise van Outen.
His finishing moves are “Brogue Kick”, “Celtic Cross” and “White Noise”. He has won WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times and was the winner of 2015’s WWE Money in the Bank ladder match.
Despite his age he has been entertaining us through wrestling and movies. He has appeared in films since 2008 in titles such as “The Escapist (2008)”, “Assault of Darkness (2009)”, “Mortdecai (2015)” and as Rocksteady in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)”
It is unknown whether he is married or not. His nationality and ethnicity is Irish.
His net worth is estimated at $7 million.Edit
Born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland
Stephen Farelly performs under the moniker Sheamus in the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., a professional wrestling promotion. He was born in 28th January 1978 in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland.
His nationality and ethnicity is Irish. He speaks fluent Irish.Edit
Wrestling Debut as Sheamus O' Shaunessy
In 2002, Sheamus made his wrestling debut under the name of Sheamus O’ Shaunessy after six weeks of training in Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory wrestling school. His opponent was Robert Pidgeon in the debut match and it was during that time he had gained the nickname “Irish Curse”.Edit
Returns to Wrestling at Irish Whip Wrestling, Dublin, Ireland
During 2002, he suffered a neck injury that sidetracked his career for 2 years and he returned to the ring in 2004 at Irish Whip Wrestling situated in Dublin where he debuted against Mark burns to which he won with ease.Edit
Made cameo in WWE; RAW
In 2006, Sheamus made a cameo appearance in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) RAW alongside Stu Sanders at the Manchester Evening News Arena as a unit of security team. Later in the show he gets pedigreed by Triple-H.Edit
Debuted in WWE: RAW
His hard work and dedication paid off in 2009 as Sheamus made his WWE RAW debut and defeated his opponent Jamie Nobel in the debut match. He was previously affiliated to the ECW before he was transferred to WWE: RAW.Edit
Became WWE World Heavyweight Champion
On December 2009, He went head to head against 12 times WWE World Champion John Cena and won the match becoming the first Irish to win the WWE Champion title. It was a Tables, Ladders and Chairs (TLC) match.Edit
Appeared in Assault of Darkness
The same year Irishman and pro wrestler Sheamus appeared in Irish horror film directed by Brendan Foley. He plays a Celtic Warrior, a zombie which is shown in the beginning of the movie and shot in the chest then quickly burnt.Edit
Starred in TMNT: Out of the Shadows
In 2016, he portrayed the role of Rocksteady, a humanoid black rhinoceros that is part of a street gang with humanoid war-hog Bebop in the sequel of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles titled TMNT : Out of the Shadows.Edit