Stephen Farrelly is an Irish professional wrestler and actor. He is currently signed to the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performs under the ring name  Sheamus shortened from his previous ring name Sheamus O’Shaunessy performing on the SmackDown brand, where he is one-half of the current  SmackDown Tag Team Champions in his first reign along with Cesaro.

Birth Name

Stephen Farrelly


The Celtic Warrior, The Great White, King Sheamus, Sheamus, Sheamus O’Shaunessy, The Irish Curse


Professional Wrestler



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sheamus was born on January 28, 1978 in Cabra, Leinster, Republic of Ireland.


He is currently 41 years old.


St. Augustine, Florida, United States

Sun Sign





Christianity (Catholic)


Sheamus went to Scoil Caoimhin Primary School and Coláiste Mhuire Secondary School. He also went to National College of Ireland.


Family Details

  • Father – Martin Farrelly

  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown


WWE, Inc.

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Sheamus has dated –

  • Brooke Hubbard (2013) – He has dated a girl named, Brooke Hubbard in the past. In 2011, she was crowned Mrs. Iowa United States.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 193 cm
  • In meters – 1.93 m


  • In Kilograms – 121 kg
  • In Pounds – 267 lbs

Body Build


Body Measurements

  • Chest – 54 in or 137 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 19 in or 48 cm
  • Waist – 36 in or 91.5 cm

Hair Color


Eye Color


Shoe Size

He is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 11 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Working as a professional wrestler under WWE. He has been an International Heavyweight Champion couple of times.

Wrestling Match Debut

He debuted in the summer of 2002 against Robert Pigeon under the ring name Sheamus O’Shaunessy. At that time, he was training under Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory wrestling school.

Film Debut

In 2008, Sheamus appeared in crime thriller film The Escapist for his role as Two Ton.

Television Debut

As an actor, he first appeared in IWW Whiplash TV as Sheamus O’Shaunessy in 2006.

Brand Endorsements

He has appeared in a 1-800-FELLA commercial, KMart commercial and couple of others.

Distinctive Features

  • Ginger Red spiked hair
  • Unique haircut
  • Heavy Irish accent
  • Very pale skin

Sheamus Favorite

  • Favorite Animal – Dog (English sheepdog, Australian shepherd)
  • Favorite Movie – Ghostbusters (1984)
  • Favorite 90s Sitcom – Seinfeld (1989-1998), Father Ted (1995-1998)
  • Favorite Album – Ten (By Pearl Jam)
  • Favorite Pizza Topping – Ham, Pineapple
  • Favorite Ice Cream Flavor – Anything with Ben & Jerry
  • Favorite Sports Team – Liverpool (Football), Leinster (Rugby)

Sheamus Net worth

Sheamus is an Irish professional wrestler who has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sheamus

  • Sheamus speaks fluent Irish and English.
  • Until the age of 13, Sheamus sang at Palestrina Choir.
  • He was bullied in school for being chubby and was an easy target. He was even told that he won’t achieve anything in life.
  • For the Erin’s Isle team, he had played Gaelic football and played rugby for the National College of Ireland.
  • Sheamus supports Liverpool F.C.
  • Before becoming a famous wrestler, Sheamus worked as a bodyguard for U2 singers Larry Mullen, Jr and Bono and also for actress Denise van Outen. Apart from this, he also worked as a security agent for a nightclub and as IT technician for Hartford Life.
  • After making a debut in professional wrestling in 2002, he soon got a neck injury and had to take a pause of roughly two years from wrestling.
  • Canadian retired professional wrestler, Bret Hart helped him in his starting days of the career.
  • He prefers pancakes over waffles.
  • In the 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, he played the role of a Rocksteady.


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