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About Iron Sheik
Iron Sheikh is the ring name which was adopted by Hossein Khosrov Ali Vaziri, an Iranian-American former wrestler during his time in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF). Besides his championship wins, he is remembered for being one of the best villains in the history of WWE. Prior to moving to the United States, he was a member of the Greco Roman Wrestling team of Iran.
He was raised in Damghan, Iran. He identifies as a Shia Muslim. He has been married to Caryl J. Peterson since March 1976. They had three daughters but lost the eldest, Marissa to homicide committed by her boyfriend in 2003.
As of 2020, he is the only Iranian who has won a world wrestling championship. He also won the WWF Tag Team Championship with Nikolai Volkoff. The WWE Hall of Fame inducted him in 2005.
In 2005, he appeared in his first film, “The Tale of the 3 Mohammads”.
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Iron Sheik's Popularity
Iron Sheik is a famous Professional wrestler, who was born on March 15, 1943. As a person born on this date, Iron Sheik is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (March 15) and the 38th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on March 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Iron Sheik is the 706th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Iron Sheik's birthday, Iron Sheik ranks 6th in famous people born in Tehran, Iran.
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