EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD

Owen Hart, who was a Canadian professional and amateur wrestler, was born on May 7, 1965, in Calgary, which is the city in the western Canadian province of Alberta. Owen Hart was born into the Hart wrestling family. It is specifically a Canadian family with a significant history within professional wrestling. He was the youngest child of father Stu and mother, Helen Hart. He spends his childhood with his eleven siblings, Smith, Bruce, Keith, Wayne, Dean, Ellie, Georgia, Bret, Alison, Ross, and Diana. 

Quick Info 
Full NameOwen James Hart
Date Of BirthMay 7, 1965
Birth PlaceCalgary, Canada
DeathMay 23, 1999
ProfessionCanadian Professional Wrestler
Wife(s) Martha Hart (1989–1999)
Children2
Net WorthUS $14 million

He has Greek and Irish descent from his maternal grandmother and grandfather, respectively, Scottish-Irish descent from his father. Also, from the ancestors, he has Scottish and English. Owen Hart had got citizenship in Canada and the United States because her mother, Helen, was born in New York.

Owen Hart

EARLY CAREER

Hart started his career by experiencing in the amateur wrestling division when he was in high school. He met her wife, “Martha,” in his high school, where she explained about Harts in her book” Broken Hearts,” saying that wrestling was not his first choice for his career. Owen Hart wanted to do the good works, but when Hart could not find the job even if Owen tried hard, Owen finally accomplished as a wrestler. Later, Owen had wrestled incognito (under a mask) as the original British Bulldog when he was at his university level. In WWE Home Video, Owen got quoted as “Owen Hart of Gold.”

After that, he got graduated, and he again started wrestling as “Bronco” Owen Hart at the Royal Albert Hall, a hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London. After he became unsuccessful, he decided to train from his father’s “Hart Dungeon,” the gym and wrestling school situated in the basement of the Hart mansion. Then Owen started to work for his father’s association, which was “Stampede Wrestling” and also in England from Max Crabtree’s Joint promotion. The professional wrestling in the United Kingdom span over one hundred years in matches whish got broadcasted on ITV’s World of Sport, a British television sports program.

At that time, he remained with Stampede to sharpen his skills for the next couple of years. Later, in the year of 1986, he won the Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship after he got teamed as Ben Bassarab which is a former Canadian bodybuilder and professional wrestler. After winning the wrestling match, Hart’s in-ring skills made him earn the “Pro wrestling Illustrated’ Rookie of the Year Award,” which was 1987. Later, he had some argument with Johnny Smith and Dynamite Kid, who were wrestlers, then he and Bassarab lost the tag team title.

Owen Hart

CAREER: TRAINING, STAMPEDE, AND JAPAN

 Owen Hart wrestled for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Nakano, Tokyo, on various tours after he branched out to Japan in 1987. After he enters into the NJPW, then he wrestled Keiichi Yamada before and after Hart had debuted the Jushin Linger gimmick. Also, Owen won against Hiroshi Hase for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, which is a professional wrestling junior. It was on May 27, 1988, where he became the first non-Japanese wrestler to win this title. On June 24, 1988, after he lost a title to Shiro Koshinaka, a Japanese professional wrestler, he had to end his reign after a month. 

 

CAREER: WORLD WRESTLING FEDERATION

Hart signed a contract with the World Wrestling Federation in 1988 after earning success in Japan and Stampede’s working relationship with the company. After he got signed into the company, they had decided to create the masked “superhero,” which is a stock character that possesses abilities beyond those of ordinary people and known as a type of gimmick for him where his style of playing is high-flying style. Later, he was in Blue Blazer (initially The Blue Angel) and broke into the WWF. His dashing early looks get the better likes among Terry Gibbs, Steve Lombardi, and Barry Horowitz, who are also the professional player.

Later, Owen Hart made his pay-per-view debut in “Survivor Series ’88” by his Blue Blazer. Later, Valentine eliminated The Blazer, but his team went for winning the match. He got some lost and some success in his life where he became the one-time USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion, which was the professional wrestling world heavyweight championship formed in 198. Also, the two-time WWF Intercontinental Champion, which is also a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American promotion WWE.

He has become the one-time WWF European Champion; a professional wrestling championship competed for World Wrestling Entertainment. He became successful in his life where he had become the four-time WWF World Tag Team Champion, an original professional wrestling world tag team championship in the World Wrestling Entertainment WWE. Owen Hart became successful in the field of wrestling, even if it was not his first choice. His hard work and dedication made him win several matches.

Owen Hart

PERSONAL LIFE

Owen Hart had met his wife in his high school and then got married on May 23, 1999, and after the marriage, they gave birth to their two children Oje Edward Hart who was born on March 5, 1992, and Athena Christ Hart, who was born on September 23, 1995. Later on May 23, 1999, he died in Kansa City, Missouri, during the Over the Edge pay-per-view event. He died when he was 34 years old; the cause of death was the internal bleeding from blunt force trauma.

 

PHYSICAL STATISTICS

Owen Hart’s weight was 103 kg, and his height was 5 feet 10 inches.

 

NET WORTH

At that time, his estimated net worth was $14 million.

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