Tyson Smith is a Canadian-born Japanese professional wrestler better known by the ring name Kenny Omega. He is an executive vice president of All Elite Wrestling, where he is also signed as a performer; in addition, he holds the AEW World Tag Team Championship with Adam Page in their respective first reigns. He also performs for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, where he is the current AAA Mega Champion in his first reign. Omega is best known for his tenure in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, during which he held the IWGP Heavyweight Championship, the IWGP United States Championship, and the IWGP Intercontinental Championship among other titles. Also known for his video games-inspired persona, he was a member of the Bullet Club stable, later serving as the group's leader. He became the first and only non-Japanese professional wrestler to win the G1 Climax, the promotion's premier tournament, when he defeated Hirooki Goto in the 2016 finals.
|Birth name:||Tyson Smith|
|Born:||October 16, 1983, Transcona, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Residence:||Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan|
|Ring name(s):||Kenny Omega, Scott Carpenter|
|Billed from:||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Trained by:||Bobby Jay, Dave Taylor|
|Twitter:||Kenny Omega's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Kenny Omega's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Kenny Omega's IMDb|
About Kenny Omega
Born Tyson Smith and better known by the ring name of Kenny Omega, this Canadian wrestler is famous for his matches with Premier Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment, Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment, and New Japan Pro Wrestling.
In his mid teens, he trained with Bobby Jay and Winnipeg Top Rope Championship Wrestling and took on the wrestling identity of surfer Kenny Omega. In late 2001, he made his debut for Premier Championship Wrestling.
His signature wrestling moves include the '450 degree splash,' the 'Kotaro krusher,' and the 'Reverse hurricanrana.'
He was born and raised in Transcona, Manitoba, Canada, to a mother who worked in family services and a father who worked as a transport officer. He also has a younger sister.
While appearing with Pro Wrestling Gorilla, Omega defeated Joey Ryan in the semifinal round of the 2009 Battle of Los Angeles.
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