Fast Facts Name:Mark Henry Birthday: June 12, 1971 Nationality: American Celebrated: Wrestlers American Men Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Males Sun Sign: Gemini Otherwise called: Mark Jerrold Henry Conceived in: Silsbee, Texas, United States Celebrated as: Weightlifter, Powerlifter, Wrestler Tallness: 6’4″ (193 cm), 6’4″ Males Family: Companion/Ex-: Jana Henry father: Ernest Henry mother: Barbara
Birthday: June 12, 1971
Celebrated: Wrestlers American Men
Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Gemini
Otherwise called: Mark Jerrold Henry
Conceived in: Silsbee, Texas, United States
Celebrated as: Weightlifter, Powerlifter, Wrestler
Tallness: 6’4″ (193 cm), 6’4″ Males
Companion/Ex-: Jana Henry
father: Ernest Henry
mother: Barbara Jean
U.S. State: Texas
Imprint Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter and expert wrestler. Named as the World’s Strongest Teenager and later as the World’s Strongest Man, Henry is a double cross Olympian and a gold, silver and bronze medallist at Pan American Games. His scary size and power earned him a spot in American Powerlifting circle right off the bat in life from where he never thought back. Henry proceeded to move toward becoming WDFPF record holder in squat, deadlift, crude deadlift and aggregate. He is credited for the greatest crude squat and crude powerlifting complete at any point performed by a medication tried competitor. Subsequent to breaking records in powerlifting, Henry did a simple change to weightlifting; he was a double cross Olympic Festival Champion and three-time US National Weightlifting Champion. In 1996, he joined WWE. As a wrestler, he won the World Heavyweight Champion title, WWF European Championship and ECW Championship. In spite of the fact that wounds have played a spoilsport for Mark Henry, his set up persona of a savage and influential man frightens his rivals till date.
Adolescence and Early Life
Imprint Henry was conceived on June 12, 1971, in Silsbee, Texas. His dad, Ernest Henry, kicked the bucket when Mark was only 12 years old. After two years, he was determined to have dyslexia.
Since an early age, Mark Henry was attached to wrestling. He loved Andre the Giant. Imprint Henry grew up to be a tall, solid and durable man. At 18 years old, he was called ‘World’s Strongest Teenager’ by LA Times.
He began powerlifting since his Silsbee High School days. In 1990, he won the National High School Powerlifting Championships. When, he completed school, he was a three-time Texas state champion with state and national records in each of the four powerlifting classifications, squat at 832 lb, seat press at 525 lb, deadlift at 815 lb and the aggregate at 2,033 lb.
Imprint Henry’s astonishing ability was before long spotted by Terry Todd who took him to Austin. There, he got preparing in Olympic style weightlifting. In only eight months of preparing, he broke four national junior records. In 1991, he won the US National Junior Championship and the International Junior Powerlifting Championship.
Inside a year, Mark Henry arrived at the apex of accomplishment in weightlifting on a National and mainland level. He won a few weightlifting rivalries, accordingly solidifying his strength at the game.
He contended in powerlifting too and won various titles. He progressed toward becoming ADFPA US National Powerlifting Champion in 1995, vanquishing 5 time IPF World Powerlifting Champion and 12 time USAPL National Powerlifting Champion Brad Gillingham.
He beat America’s Strongest Man of 1997 Mark Philippi. He likewise set two world precedents, in the crude deadlift at 903.9 lbs and the squat without a squat suit at 948.0 lbs. He improved this record after each challenge.
At 24 years old, Henry was recognized as the Strongest Man in the World. Nobody in the historical backdrop of the games had ever lifted as much as he did in the five aggressive lifts, the grab and the quick lift in weightlifting and the squat, seat press and deadlift in powerlifting. Till date, he is known as History’s Greatest Lifter.
His success at the 1996 US National Weightlifting Championships helped him secure a spot at the 1996 Summer Olympics. At 6″4′, he turned into the biggest competitor in Olympic history. Be that as it may, back damage hosed his game. Henry later reported it to be his last official challenge in Olympic weightlifting.
Imprint Henry’s record breaking accomplishments and accomplishments in powerlifting and weightlifting made him massively well known. The mind-boggling ubiquity carried him to the notice of WWE proprietor Vince McMahon, who offered Henry a 10-year contract as expert wrestler which he marked.
Before making a conclusion to his lifting vocation, Henry broke a few records. He turned into the most youthful man in history to squat in excess of 900 pounds without a squat suit, the most youthful to add up to in excess of 2,300 pounds crude and the main individual to achieve these accomplishments under 25 years old.
Prepared by Leo Burke, Mark Henry’s first historically speaking appearance in the WWF ring was against Jerry Lawler. It was at In Your House: Mind Games on September 22, 1996. He convincingly vanquished Lawler. Afterward, in the back-and-forth challenge, he vanquished Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Crush and Goldust.
In the blink of an eye, Mark Henry turned into a normal apparatus on WWF programming. He crushed significant warriors including Steve Lombardi and The Sultan. He additionally participated in the Wrestle Mania XIV in a label group Battle Royal.
In 1999 WWF Intercontinental and WWF European Championships, he helped Jarrett win both the match and the title. During this time, he gave himself the epithet Sexual Chocolate and professed to be a sex junkie. He before long turned into a fan most loved and was seen romancing WWF ladies.
His mom’s demise in 2001 made him accept a rest from wrestling as he wanted to contend in the Super Bowl of Weightlifting to respect his mom. Following four months of tiresome preparing, he battled against a portion of the world’s most grounded men. Beginning it off as a dark horse in the occasion among the most grounded of men, Henry shockingly won all the four occasions therefore guaranteeing the title of ‘World’s Strongest Man’. Strangely, he won the challenge, yet in addition accomplished it in record time.
In August 2003, Henry came back to WWE TV on the Raw list. He was associated with World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg, and occupied with a competition with Shawn Michaels and Booker.
At WWE Tag Team Championship, he was associated with a Battle Royal for the empty World Heavyweight Championship which he lost to Kurt Angle at the 2006 Royal Rumble in January. Unperturbed by the misfortune, he confronted Rey Mysterio in the ring in a non-title coordinate which he won convincingly. He came back to screen for a scene of SmackDown! His misfortune to Undertaker made him take a short rest.
In 2008, Mark Henry was drafted to the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He crushed Kane and Big Show in a Triple Threat match to catch the ECW Championship. The triumph finished his decade long dry spell pursue for a title win, his just being one that he held in WWE in 1999. In any case, he lost the title to Matt Hardy at Unforgiven in the Championship Scramble coordinate.
In June 2009, Mark Henry was exchanged to Raw brand. His first match was against Randy Orton whom he crushed. He at that point shaped a label group with Montel Vontavious Porter and tested the Unified WWE Tag Team Champions Jeri-Show for the title fruitlessly.
In 2011, a specialized obstacle during his match against Randy Orton shocked Mark Henry to such an extent that he ended up vicious in the ring. He harmed his rivals including Big Show, Kane, Vladimir Kozlov and The Great Khali. None set out to battle him aside from Sheamus who took the test.
At SummerSlam, Mark Henry vanquished Sheamus by check out and from there on won the 20-man Battle Royal, in this manner turning into the main contender for the World Heavyweight Championship.
In 2012, At Night of Champions, he vanquished Orton to end up World Heavyweight Champion without precedent for his 15 years of profession with WWE. He additionally turned into the fifth African-American to win a World Heavyweight title. He effectively shielded his title thrice, first against Orton at Hell in a Cell coordinate, next against Big Show at Survivor Series lastly against Bryan in a steel confine coordinate.
It was at the TLC that Mark Henry at last lost his World Heavyweight Championship title to Big Show in a seats coordinate. Following this, he experienced hyperextended knee that fended off him from the ring. In spite of the fact that he came back to the ring presently, his game was hampered. In May, Henry reported of experiencing a lifelong undermining medical procedure.
Following a nine-month rest from wrestling, Henry came back to the ring on February, 2013 severely assaulting Daniel Bryan, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara. He later crushed Randy Orton to acquire a spot in the main contenders’ Elimination Chamber coordinate for the World Heavyweight Championship.
Wounds showed signs of improvement of Henry as he stayed missing for the majority of his later vocation. He came back to TV for a scene of Raw where he conveyed an enthusiastic discourse on his retirement. It was because of his discourse that he was conceded a WWE Championship coordinate against Cena at Money in the Bank for the main title that he never held. Be that as it may, he lost the title coordinate.
The matches following his misfortune to John Cena generally turned out against Henry as he lost the greater part of them to his adversaries. Be it for a scene on Raw or for SmackDown, coordinate at the Night of Champions or at Survivor Series, he scarcely won any. In this manner, he took a rest from wrestling because of vague damage.
Walk 2015 denoted the arrival of Mark Henry for a scene of SmackDown. He later attempted ineffectively to pack the empty Intercontinental Championship at Elimination Chamber however was dispensed with by Sheamus. He experienced consecutive misfortunes in single matches in the end.
In July 2016, Mark Henry was drafted to Raw at the WWE Draft. His United States Championship coordinate against Rusev did not turn out to support him. Afterward, he cooperated with R-Truth and Goldust in a fight against Titus O’Neil and The Shining Stars, wh