Mark Jerrold Henry is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, he is a two-time world champion in WWE and currently works for the company as a backstage producer. He is a two-time Olympian and a gold, silver, and bronze medalist at the Pan American Games in 1995. As a powerlifter, he was WDFPF World Champion and a two-time U.S. National Champion as well as an all-time raw world record holder in the squat and deadlift. Currently, he still holds the WDFPF world records in the squat, deadlift and total and the USAPL American record in the deadlift since 1995. He is credited for the biggest raw squat and raw powerlifting total ever performed by a drug tested athlete, regardless of weight class, as well as the greatest raw deadlift by an American citizen. In weightlifting, Henry was a three-time U.S. National Weightlifting Champion, an American Open winner, a two-time U.S. Olympic Festival Champion and a NACAC champion.
|Birth name||Mark Jerrold Henry|
|Born||June 12, 1971, Silsbee, Texas, U.S.|
|Residence||Austin, Texas, U.S.|
|Family||Kevin Henry (cousin)|
|Ring name(s)||Mark Henry, Markswoggle|
|Billed from||Silsbee, Texas|
|Trained by||Leo Burke, Tom Prichard|
|Debut||March 11, 1996|
|Retired||October 26, 2017|
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U.S. National powerlifting champion who won Silver, Gold and Bronze Medals at the Pan American Games in 1995 before joining WWE.
He qualified for the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games before turning his focus to professional wrestling.
He broke the WDFPF world records for the squat, the deadlift, and total weight and was a U.S. National Weightlifting Champion in 1993, 1994, and 1996.
He had a son named Jacob and a daughter named Joanna with his wife Jana Henry. His cousin is former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Kevin Henry.
He defeated Randy Orton to win his first World Heavyweight Championship in 2011.
- Weightlifters at the 1995 Pan American Games
- The Nation of Domination members
- American powerlifters
- American strength athletes
- Professional wrestlers from Texas
- Olympic weightlifters of the United States
- American male weightlifters
- Weightlifters at the 1992 Summer Olympics
- Weightlifters at the 1996 Summer Olympics
- Pan American Games medalists in weightlifting
Latest information about Mark Henry updated on June 14 2021.