Drew McIntyre, whose real name is Andrew McLean Galloway IV, is a Scottish professional wrestler. He is a two-time WWE Champion, one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, one-time NXT Champion, and a two-time WWE (Raw) Tag Team Champion. He is the inaugural and two-time ICW World Heavyweight Champion, one-time Evolve Champion, and one-time WCPW Champion. McIntyre is the first British World Champion in WWE and the thirty-first Triple Crown champion. In total, McIntyre is a five-time world champion in professional wrestling. He is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Drew McIntyre. At WWE, he is associated with the SmackDown brand. He had previously worked with WWE from 2007 to 2014.
- For being a two-time WWE Champion.
- For winning the 2020 Men’s Royal Rumble match against mighty Brock Lesnar.
When was Drew McIntyre Born?
Drew McIntyre was born on 6th June 1985 in Ayr, a town situated on the southwest coast of Scotland. His birth name is Andrew McLean Galloway IV. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. His star sign is Gemini. By religion, he is a Christian.
McIntyre was born into a middle-class family to his father Andrew Galloway Sr. and his late mother Angela Anne Galloway (1961-2012). He was raised in Prestwick, a nearby town from his birthplace in South Ayrshire along with his younger brother and a sister.
In his childhood, McIntyre developed a keen interest in football and aspire to become a professional footballer in the future. But during his teenage years, he became passionate about wrestling. He was not only good at sports but also was a talented high school student at Prestwick Academy. After high school, he earned a master’s degree in criminology from Glasgow Caledonian University.
What does Drew McIntyre do for a living?
- Drew McIntyre began his career in wrestling in the year 2001 at the Frontier Wrestling Alliance’s Academy at the age of 15.
- He made his wrestling debut for the inaugural show of the British Championship Wrestling (BCW) in January 2003.
- He picked up his first win on the second night in a tag team match alongside Wolfgang, defeating Blade and Stu Pendous in February 2003.
- On 23rd July 2005, McIntyre made his first appearance in Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) where he lost the match against “SOS” Sheamus O’Shaunessy.
- In 2006, he won a triple threat match over Darkside and Allan Grogan to become the first-ever ICW Heavyweight Champion.
- Galloway signed with WWE in late-2007 and made his official WWE debut on 12 October 2007.
- In 2008, he moved to the Raw brand, making his official debut on the 6 January.
- After his short stint on WWE’s main roster, McIntyre was moved to WWE’s developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).
- On 19 September at the 2010 Night of Champions event, McIntyre and Rhodes captured the WWE Tag Team Championship.
- On 12 June 2014, WWE announced that McIntyre was released from his WWE contract and the same year he made his return to Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW).
- On 5 April 2015, Galloway made his first defense of the ICW title in England.
- He was also linked with Evolve Championship from 2014 to 2017 to its wrestling events.
- On 1st April 2017, he resigned from WWE and made his appearance in NXT Champion.
- His major breakthrough came in early 2020 when he won the Royal Rumble by eliminating WWE Champion Brock Lesnar.
- As part of the 2021 Draft, McIntyre was drafted to the SmackDown brand.
- On April 2nd, 2022 McIntyre defeated Corbin and became the first person to kick out of his finisher, the End of Days.
Who is Drew McIntyre Wife?
McIntyre has been married two times in his life. His first marriage was to Taryn Terrell, an American model, actress, stuntwoman, ring announcer, and professional wrestler. Currently, she serves as a wrestler and commentator for NWA. The two became engaged in July 2009 and tied their knot in May 2010 in Las Vegas. However, the couple divorced after their anniversary in May 2011.
His second wife is Kaitlyn Frohnapfel with whom he is currently living happily. Kaitlyn is a fitness trainer and an American former college athlete who was Born on 31 December 1991 in Largo, Florida. She was part of the track and field team of her university, the University of South Florida. The beautiful couple married on December 10th, 2016. They are now in their sixth year of marriage and are still going strong.
What is the Net Worth of Drew McIntyre?
As of May 2022, the net worth of Drew McIntyre is estimated to be US $5.5 million. The major part of his earnings comes from WWE. As a WWE wrestler, Drew earns a basic salary of around $550,000 annually. The 36 years entertainer also makes a lot of money through his endorsement deals. He is featured in WWE-associated video games including 2K19, WWE 2K20, WWE 2K Battlegrounds, and 2K22. He owns a half a million-dollar mansion in Tampa, Florida.
How tall is Drew McIntyre?
Drew McIntyre is 6 ft 5 inches tall and his body weight is 120 Kg. Being a wrestler, he has a huge muscular body like that of a bodybuilder. He consumes a lot of nutrition and protein to maintain his incredible body. He has a pair of dark brown eyes.
The long hairstyle and his dense bearded style provide him with a stunning and manly look. He prefers to go to the gym every day and does heavy exercises like weight lifting, squats, deadlifts, shoulder press, and bench press. His body measures 54-38-19 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps).