Chris Jericho

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Christopher Keith Irvine, (ring name Chris Jericho), is a professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, podcaster, and businessman signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand.

Between WWE (formerly the World Wrestling Federation), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) – the three most prominent American professional wrestling promotions of the 1990s and early 2000s – Jericho has won 32 titles. He also found championship success while performing for international promotions in countries such as Canada and Mexico. Jericho is the first Undisputed WWF Champion, and thus the final holder of the World Championship (formerly the WCW World Heavyweight Championship), having won and unified the WWF and World titles by defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock on the same night in 2001. He is also the ninth Triple Crown Champion, as well as the fourth Grand Slam Champion in WWE history. In addition, Jericho was the 2008 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner and (along with Big Show as Jeri-Show) won the 2009 Tag Team of the Year Slammy Award – making him the only winner of both Superstar and Tag Team of the Year in WWE history.

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Christopher Keith Irvine, (ring name Chris Jericho), is a professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, podcaster, and businessman signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand.

Between WWE (formerly the World Wrestling Federation), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) – the three most prominent American professional wrestling promotions of the 1990s and early 2000s – Jericho has won 32 titles. He also found championship success while performing for international promotions in countries such as Canada and Mexico. Jericho is the first Undisputed WWF Champion, and thus the final holder of the World Championship (formerly the WCW World Heavyweight Championship), having won and unified the WWF and World titles by defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock on the same night in 2001. He is also the ninth Triple Crown Champion, as well as the fourth Grand Slam Champion in WWE history. In addition, Jericho was the 2008 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner and (along with Big Show as Jeri-Show) won the 2009 Tag Team of the Year Slammy Award – making him the only winner of both Superstar and Tag Team of the Year in WWE history.

Jericho is a six-time world champion, having won the WWF Championship once, the WCW/World Championship twice, and WWE's World Heavyweight Championship three times. He is also a record nine-time Intercontinental Champion.

In music, Jericho became the lead vocalist of Fozzy in 1999. Their eponymous debut album (2000) and Happenstance (2002) consist of cover songs and original music; later records All That Remains (2005), Chasing the Grail (2010), Sin and Bones (2012), Do You Wanna Start a War (2014), and Judas (2017) are comprised entirely or predominantly of original compositions. Jericho also has appeared on numerous TV shows over the years, having competed in the 2011 series of Dancing With the Stars, lasting until the sixth week. Prior to that, he hosted the ABC game show Downfall and the Revolver Golden Gods Awards.

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