Shinsuke Nakamura is a Japanese professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand. Prior to his main roster debut, Nakamura competed in WWE's NXT brand, where he is one of only two wrestlers to have held the NXT Championship on more than one occasion. In January 2018, Nakamura won the 2018 Men's Royal Rumble match, and later won the WWE United States Championship twice. He won the Intercontinental Championship for the first time in 2019 at Extreme Rules, making him the second wrestler to hold both WWE and IWGP Intercontinental Championships.
|Born:||February 24, 1980, Mineyama, Kyōto, Japan|
|Residence:||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Ring name(s):||Nakamura, Shinsuke Nakamura|
|Billed from:||Kyoto, Japan|
|Trained by:||Inoki Dojo, Kotetsu Yamamoto, Osamu Kido|
|Debut:||August 29, 2002|
|Twitter:||Shinsuke Nakamura's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Shinsuke Nakamura's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Shinsuke Nakamura's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Shinsuke Nakamura's IMDb|
About Shinsuke Nakamura
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame inductee who became the youngest IWGP Heavyweight Champion in history after winning the title at the age of 23 years and 9 months. He joined WWE's developmental program NXT in 2016.
He became best known for his time in the New Japan Pro Wrestling league, where he won three IWGP Heavywight Championships, five IWGP Intercontinental Championships and one IWGP Tag Team Championship. He first joined the league in 2002.
He had an autobiography published called King of Strong Style 1980-2004. He won the 2018 Royal Rumble.
He married Harumi Maekawa in September of 2007.
He was featured in the Japanese music video of Pharrell's "Happy."
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