- Kane is one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021.
- Apart from being a professional wrestler, Kane is also a politician and an actor.
- The 55-year-old is the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, for the second time.
Kane life outside the ring is as great as his life in professional wrestling while working for WWE.
Glenn Thomas Jacobs, popularly known as Kane, is one of the best professional wrestlers of all time.
Before joining WWE, Glenn Thomas worked on the independent circuit and for promotions such as Smoky Mountain Wrestling (SMW).
Glenn Thomas branded to Kane during his early years with WWE, where he portrayed a horror-themed personification of fire and judgement.
As a result of his demonic persona, Kane got the nickname The Big Red Machine, The Monster and The Demon.
Kane played a pivotal role in WWE during the promotion’s ‘Attitude Era’. He mostly appeared in the ring wearing a mask.
Kane feuded and teamed with The Undertaker as The Brothers of Destruction during their prime days in the ring.
He began using the chokeslam and the tombstone piledriver finisher movers after becoming partners with The Undertaker.
He holds the record for the most appearances in a Royal Rumble match at 20. Kane also holds the record for the highest cumulative total eliminations, which he set at 46.
The legendary wrestler is a three-time world champion. He has held the WWF Championship, ECW Championship and the World Heavyweight Championship.
Kane is also a Money in the Bank winner and a two-time Intercontinental champion. He is a 12-time world tag team champion alongside various partners.
Kane won his last title, the 24/7 Championship, on September 16, 2019. 24/7 Championship is the only title Kane has won under his real name.
Kane, the third man to complete WWE’s grand slam, has recently not been making regular appearances in the promotion.
During an interview in August, Kane said that his wrestling days are likely over because he is not sure if he can get up when knocked down.
However, he is still signed to WWE, where he was inducted into the promotion’s Hall of Fame in 2021.
What Does Kane Do Outside WWE?
As mentioned above, Kane life outside the ring is a success, just like his life in Vince McMahon’s promotion.
Apart from being a professional wrestler, Glenn Jacobs is also a politician, an actor and a family man.
Kane life outside the ring is mainly centred around his political career. The 55-year-old is a longtime supporter of libertarian political causes.
Kane is a member of the Free State Project and supported Texas Congressman Ron Paul in 2008. His political influencers are Peter Schiff, Harry Browne, Ron Paul, John Stossel and Murray Rothbard.
Glenn Jacobs announced in May 2016 that he was considering running for the Knox County, Tennessee, mayoral seat in May 2016.
He made his bid to run for the mayoral seat of Knox County in March 2017 as a Republican. Jacobs won the Republican primary elections for the mayoral seat of Knox County, garnering 14,633 votes. He defeated his closest rival, Brad Anders, by 17 votes.
Glenn Jacobs became the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, on August 2, 2018, after defeating Democrat opponent Linda by more than 25,000 votes.
Glenn Jacobs announced in March 2021 that he would be seeking to run as the mayor of Knox County for the second time.
He retained his seat as the mayor after defeating opponent Debbie Helsley during the general elections held on August 5, 2022.
Kane life outside the ring also includes his career in the film industry. The legendary wrestler has made numerous guest appearances in film and television over the years.
He had the lead role in the 2006 WWE Studios production, See No Evil. Kane featured as Jacob Goodnight in the production, and its sequel released in 2014.
The legendary wrestler has also featured in MacGruber, Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery and Countdown. He was in the web series, The JBL and Renee Show between 2013 and 2015.
Glenn Jacobs married Crystal Maurisa Goins on August 23, 1995. Jacobs and his wife have two children together and two grandchildren.
Kane and his wife own an Allstate agency in Knoxville, Tennessee.