Steve “Stone Cold” Austin is a very famous wrestler and actor. He was one of the biggest stars in WWE history like Dwayne Johnson, John Cena and Hulk Hogan. Steve’s fans really loved him both for being an actor and a wrestler because of his attitude. Because of his popularity also, he had a lot of offers even outside the wrestling ring. Steve was present on many blockbuster Hollywood movies including those which he was one of the main character.
We already know how great he was as an actor and a wrestler but we didn’t know much yet on other aspects of his life. So let us break down some other interesting facts about “Stone Cold” Steve Austin below for us to know him better.
- Steve Austin’s real name is Steven James Anderson.
- He was married 4 times. His present wife is Kristin Austin while his former wives are Kathryn Burrhus, Lady Blossom and Debra Marshall.
- Steve appeared in several Adam Sandler movies.
- Steve won 21 championships on his whole wrestling career.
- He was forced to retire from in-ring competition in 2003 because of his several injuries in the neck and in the knee.
- Steve’s best friends are his wrestling rivals including The Rock, Bill Goldberg and Mick Foley.
- He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009 by Vince McMahon.
- Steve almost ends up as a Physical Education Teacher if he finishes the few credits left for him to become a teacher. But he dropped out of college and instead worked on a loading dock.
- Austin was engaged in a few domestic violence and most of them are related to his wife WWE Diva Debra Marshall.
- He started wrestling in the Dallas Sportatorium, a wrestling school that Chris Adams also attended to.
- Steve Austin was called by many names before he was known as “Stone Cold”.
- Austin was a band geek in high school and played various instruments.
- He openly supports gay marriage.
- One of his greatest rivals is Bret Hart and they had several fights already but Austin never pinned Bret Hart on all those fights.
- Austin’s acting skills was first seen on the several episodes of the TV Series Nash Bridges as Jake Cage in the years 1998 and 1999.