Birth Name: Vincent Kennedy McMahon
Place of Birth: Pinehurst, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 24, 1945
Ethnicity: Irish, German, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh
Vince McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, businessperson, entrepreneur, and media proprietor. He is the chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He has also been credited as Mr. McMahon.
Vince is the son of Victoria Hanner, from South Carolina, and Vincent J. McMahon, who was born in Manhattan, New York City. He is the founder of the Capitol Wrestling Corporation which was later renamed WWF, then WWE.
Vince is married to Linda McMahon (born Linda Marie Edwards), a political executive, political candidate, and, for WWE, professional wrestling executive and performer, who served as Administrator of the Small Business Administration, from February 14, 2017 to April 12, 2019. Their children are businesspeople and professional wrestlers Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon. They were have worked as performers, and behind-the-scenes, at WWE. Stephanie is married to professional wrestler, and actor, Triple H.
Vince’s paternal grandfather was Jess McMahon (Roderick James McMahon, the son of Roderick McMahon and Elizabeth Dowling). Jess was born in Manhattan, New York, and was a professional wrestling and professional boxing promoter. His parents were Irish, with his father, at least, being from Galway.
Vince’s paternal grandmother was Rose Elizabeth Davis (the daughter of Eugene Davis and Edith Moon). Rose was born in New York. Vince’s paternal ninth great-grandfather, Dolor Davis, emigrated from England, and settled in Colonial Massachusetts. Vince’s paternal sixth great-grandfather, Paulus Mohn/Muhn, emigrated from Germany and settled in Colonial New York. Vince’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Paulus Moon, had children with Margaret Murphy/Murphay. Margaret was of Irish descent. Vince’s paternal eighth great-grandfather, John Law, emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland to Colonial Massachusetts.
Vince’s maternal grandfather was named Orpheus Hanner. Orpheus was born in North Carolina.
Vince’s maternal grandmother was named Victoria Kennedy. Victoria was born in South Carolina. Vince’s maternal third great-grandparents, William James Kennedy and Ann O’Cain were of Irish descent. His maternal sixth great-grandparents, Andrew Hannah and Elizabeth Smith, emigrated from Scotland to Colonial Pennsylvania. Another set of maternal sixth great-grandparents, Mary Wilson and John Doak, emigrated from Northern Ireland to Colonial Virginia. Vince’s maternal fourth great-grandfather, Eli Coble/Kobel, was born in North Carolina to parents of German descent. Vince’s maternal seventh great-grandfather, John Rosser, emigrated from Wales to Colonial Virginia. Many of Vince’s maternal ancestors were English immigrants to Colonial America.
Genealogy of Vince McMahon (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com