Kurt Steven Angle is an Olympic gold medalist, professional wrestler, and actor from America. He is renowned for making the most successful transition from amateur to professional wrestling. Beginning his training at the age of seven, he went on to win ‘National Collegiate Athletic Association’ (NCAA) Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Championship twice, a gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 1995 ‘World Wrestling Championships’ and another gold medal at the 1996 ‘Summer Olympics.’ In 1998, he made his first in-ring appearance on the professional wrestling circuit before signing an eight-year contract with the ‘World Wrestling Federation’ (now World Wrestling Entertainment). He made his official WWF in-ring debut in November 1999. Over the course of his first stint with the promotion, he became one of their most decorated talents. Angle left WWE in 2006 and joined their biggest competitor, ‘Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’ (TNA, now Impact Wrestling), where he spent the majority of his career. After 11 years, he returned to WWE in 2017 and served as the general manager of Raw. He then started wrestling again, headlining multiple pay-per-view events. He is known for his resilience, charm, and technique, and considered one of the all-time greats. He has broken his neck on five different occasions in his wrestling career.