Stephanie McMahon, a senior WWE official, announced on Twitter on Thursday that she was leaving the company.
In the striking revelation, McMahon stated that he had temporarily distanced himself from the “majority”. [her] responsibilities with WWE to focus on his family”.
On Thursday afternoon, the announcement was made in a tweet.
“WWE is a lifetime legacy to me and I can’t wait to return to the company I love after taking this time to focus on my family.”
Starting tomorrow, I’m taking time off from most of my WWE responsibilities. WWE is a lifetime legacy to me and I can’t wait to return to the company I love after taking this time to focus on my family.
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) 19 May 2022
About Stephanie McMohan
McMahon, 45, is WWE’s chief brand officer. Responsible for ensuring the strength and expansion of WWE’s global brand.
McMahon is the wife of WWE icon Paul “Triple H” Levesque and the daughter of WWE president Vince McMahon. He and Levesque have three daughters together and have been married since 2003.
Stephanie McMahon and her family have been involved in professional wrestling for decades, founding Raw, NXT, and SmackDown. Despite competition from startups, WWE pay-per-view events remain major draws, and televised shows are ratings winners.
McMahon has been working for WWE since childhood and returned to the family business full-time after graduating from college. Stephanie McMahon has made her debut on WWE (then known as the World Wrestling Federation) television shows and has appeared in several major stories. She once held the WWF Women’s Championship and competed against her father, Vince McMahon, in the legendary “I Quit” match.
Stephanie McMahon has occasionally appeared on television shows. She was appointed chief brand officer in December 2013 and works with advertising, media, partners and investors.
While struggling with health issues, Levesque described McMahon as “rock”.
She is married to Paul Levesque, also known as Triple H, who is a WWE Hall of Fame member. They are the parents of three girls.
Levesque faced a life-threatening health scare after suffering from heart failure last year. In an interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith in March, he announced that he would never wrestle again due to heart problems. Despite retiring from in-ring competition, Levesque currently serves as WWE’s vice president of global talent strategy and development.
To Levesque, McMahon was his “rock” when facing health issues. “He was a rock to me and always will be,” Levesque added.
It’s unclear how long McMahon plans to stay out of the WWE, but it is expected that his position awaits him when he returns.