25 Facts About Kevin Owens


Kevin Owens is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Kevin Owens and is one-half of the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, holding both the Raw Tag Team Championship and SmackDown Tag Team Championship with Sami Zayn in their first reign each.


Kevin Owens wrestled extensively on the independent circuit for 14 years, most notably in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, where he held the PWG World Championship a record three times, as well as the PWG World Tag Team Championship on three occasions.


Kevin Owens has main evented WrestleMania on two occasions, the first at WrestleMania 38, in which he wrestled "Stone Cold" Steve Austin in a one-off match 19 years after Austin's retirement and the second at WrestleMania 39, where he teamed with Sami Zayn to face the The Usos.


Kevin Owens Steen was born on May 7,1984, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, and raised in Marieville, Quebec, 18 miles east of Montreal.


Kevin Owens is of French-Canadian and Irish descent and speaks French as his first language.


Kevin Owens learned to speak English by mimicking everything he heard while watching WWF Monday Night Raw.


Kevin Owens trained with Terry Taylor, whom he has called his "main trainer".


Kevin Owens was unable to clench the trophy as he lost in the finals in a fatal four-way match involving B-Boy, Super Dragon, and Mike Quackenbush.


Kevin Owens went on to defend the championship in individual matches against Nate Webb, El Generico, Chris Sabin, and Super Dragon.


Kevin Owens lost the championship one day shy of having a year-long reign.


Kevin Owens then departed for a tour with Dragon Gate, and did not return to CZW until February 2008 when he made a one-time appearance and fought Vordell Walker to a no contest.


Kevin Owens then returned to a more prominent role in the company after a few sporadic years, having only made five appearances between 2009 and 2010.


At the event on February 11,2015, two months to the day after his debut, Kevin Owens captured the championship from Zayn via referee stoppage after repeatedly powerbombing a disorientated Zayn.


On January 24, Kevin Owens entered the 2016 Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, but was unsuccessful after being eliminated by Sami Zayn.


Kevin Owens commenting on his 18th draft pick position, in an interview with The Independent in August 2016.


The next day, WWE announced Kevin Owens suffered injuries to both knees that required surgery.


Later that night, Kevin Owens interfered in Ziggler's match against Roman Reigns and hit McMahon with a stunner, turning face .


Kevin Owens was then announced as a participant in the King of the Ring tournament, losing to Elias in the first round, where McMahon served as the special guest referee.


The next night on Raw, Kevin Owens would began a feud with Seth Rollins, and would be targeted in attacks by Rollins and his allies AOP.


Kevin Owens then reignited his rivalry against Roman Reigns, challenging him for the Universal Championship at TLC on December 20, and again at Royal Rumble on January 31,2021, but was defeated both times due to assistance from Jey Uso and Paul Heyman.


Kevin Owens attacked Finn Balor the next week, cementing his heel turn.


At Day 1 on January 1,2022, Kevin Owens was unsuccessful in capturing the title as Bobby Lashley and Brock Lesnar were added to the match and Lesnar won the title.


Later that night, Kevin Owens announced that he was hosting "The KO Show" at WrestleMania 38 and invited "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to be the guest, who accepted the invitation the next day.


At the Royal Rumble on January 28,2023, Kevin Owens again lost to Reigns in an Undisputed WWE Universal Championship match.


Kevin Owens is a playable character in the video games such as WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, WWE 2K20, WWE 2K22, and WWE 2K23.