Posted By: Rimsha Afzal | November 11, 2018
Stephen Farrelly Introduction:
Stephen Farrelly (born on 28 January 1978). He is a well-known Irish professional wrestler and actor. Stephen signed a contract to the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he plays his performance under the ring name Sheamus which was made short from his old ring name Sheamus O’Shaunessy. He presently performs on the Raw brand where he recognized as the WWE Raw Tag Team Champion along with Cesaro.
Stephen Farrelly Biography:
Stephen Farrelly (born on 28 January 1978 in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland). And was brought up in the city. He can speak fluently Irish, who completed his early education. During the period of his school years, he tried to sing in the Palestrina Choir until he turns at the age of 13; during this time, he also performed on the Late Late Show and Live at Three. He also participated in Gaelic football for the Erin’s Isle team. Where once he was titled as sports star of the month.
Stephen Farrelly also took part to play rugby for the National College of Ireland, where he achieved a National Diploma. He has been the biggest fan of Premier League football club Liverpool F.C. since his childhood and also stands for both rugby union clubs London Irish and Leinster and rugby league club the New Zealand Warriors. Stephen also recognized as a former IT technician, and also did the job as security for a nightclub, which took him to occasionally doing the job as a bodyguard for Bono and Larry Mullen, Jr. of U2, and Denise van Outen as well.
Stephen Farrelly Professional wrestling career
Training and early career (2002–2004)
Stephen Farrelly’s wanted to become a professional wrestler who used to watch both British wrestlings from ITV’s World of Sport and American wrestling from the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on Sky One. On the implement of the advice of Bret Hart, Farrelly started to get the training in Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory wrestling school in April in 2002, along with Tank Toland, Cliff Compton, and Cindy Rogers.
Irish Whip Wrestling (2004–2006)
Stephen Farrelly returned to wrestling at the organization which is newly developed Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) school in Dublin. He afterward created his debut match for promoting at their Mount Temple show on 9th of July against Mark Burns, where he got an easy and remarkable win. He decided on to win a wrestling battle royal the following month.
British promotions (2005–2007)
Along with the wrestling in Ireland, O’Shaunessy eventually started his journey to Great Britain to make performances on the British independent circuit. In the year 2006, he was fetched into Wales’ Celtic Wrestling promotion as being a contender for their top label but lost by the champion, Chris Recall. After that year in November, Stephen Farrelly hired by London’s LDN Wrestling to make performance on their Capital TV show where, after rapidly making them loser William Hill, he achieved an LDN Championship match against the opponent Tex Benedict which finished with Benedict and won by disqualification and O’Shaunessy beating him after the match.
Early appearances and developmental territories (2006–2009)
The same day, he and Galloway got a tryout match against each other. The same year in April, he gained another set of tryout matches in Milan and London against Galloway, Sanders as well, WWE talent Jimmy Wang Yang, and Monster Factory alumnus Domino. This took to an offer and writing of a developmental agreement with WWE, at which point he again started living in the United States.
WWE Champion (2009–2010)
In the year 2009 episode of ECW, Stephen Farrelly created his undeclared debut as being a villain under the short ring name of Sheamus, rapidly making them defeat a local competitor. Sheamus soon involved in a critically well-received rivalry with Goldust after making them defeat on 29th of July.
Sheamus as being the 2010 King of the Ring
Stephen Farrelly returned to 29th in November, with a few wins over Kofi Kingston and John Morrison to be the King of the Ring, after getting a bye via the second round. As being “King Sheamus,” he had to survive with Morrison again at the TLC: Tables, Ladders, and Chairs pay-per-view for a coming WWE Championship match. But defeated in a ladder match.
Sheamus as Being the World Heavyweight Champion in April 2012
On 19th of Feb at Elimination Chamber, Stephen Farrelly went to attack World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan after Bryan gained his title. Hence gave them challenge Bryan for and winning the World Heavyweight Championship on 1st of April at WrestleMania XXVII, in a record of 18 seconds. On the 6th of April episode of SmackDown, Sheamus had lost to Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match by getting him disqualified. Hence gained Del Rio a future label match and began a feud between the two.
Various storylines (2013–2014)
On 27th of January 2013, at the Royal Rumble, Stephen Farrelly involved in the Royal Rumble at number eleven, finished five other superstars before Ryback finished him. After becoming a frequent target of The Shield. Sheamus achieved vengeance on the stable when he united with John Cena and Ryback to beat them.
The League of Nations (2014–2016)
For a few months, Sheamus had entered into a lower-level position, for a short period of comedic, often in a tag team. But never offered or behaved as the threat-in-waiting for the champion by consistent.
Teaming with Cesaro (2016–present)
On the 7th of November episode of Raw, Cesaro and Stephen Farrelly declared as the part of Team Raw for the 10–on–10 Survivor Series Tag Team completion match at Survivor Series on 20th of November, which Team Raw gained with Cesaro and Sheamus by becoming the sole survivors of their team. After that, Sheamus and Cesaro again lost to catch the tag titles from New Day. After demonstrating at a break-up, the pair turned into a bar brawl with men who annoyed them. And finally started to help with each other, shifting Sheamus into a tweener.
Stephen Farrelly Personal Life:
Stephen Farrelly had been in a relationship with Jessica Giles who were in different professions. But soon they broke up their relationship due to their issues which not known to the public. According to the current info, he is still single and hasn’t married yet.
Stephen Farrelly Net Worth:
Stephen Farrelly was known as an Irish professional wrestler who earns the estimated net worth of $8 million. When he didn’t join WWE, Stephen Farrelly also recognized as a two-time International Heavyweight Champion in the Irish Whip Wrestling. He fond of playing Gaelic football for the Erin’s Isle team where he once announced sports star of the month. He also enjoyed playing rugby for the National College of Ireland where he got a National Diploma. Stephen has also portrayed in many films and series which also helped him raise his net worth. Although, he has made his performances in films and series his main source of income is wrestling matches through. Which he earns well to live happily with his family.
Stephen Farrelly who born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, recognized as a well-known pro wrestler of WWE. He has won many championships and awards which made him famous and popular. Stephen Farrelly has also appeared in many films and series which also helped him raise his net worth. He hasn’t married to anyone yet.
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