Glenn Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, actor and insurer. He works for WWE, and is best known by his ring name Kane. Jacobs began his professional wrestling career on the independent circuit in 1992. He wrestled in promotions such as Smoky Mountain Wrestling and the United States Wrestling Association before joining the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) in 1995. Jacobs played various characters until 1997, when he was repackaged as Kane, the half-brother of The Undertaker, with whom Jacobs would alternatively feud or team as The Brothers of Destruction.
Following his debut, Kane remained a pivotal component of the company's Attitude Era of the late 1990s and early 2000s, defeating Stone Cold Steve Austin – described as the "poster boy" of that era – for the WWF Championship in his first pay-per-view main event at WWE King of the Ring 1998. He has continued to headline WWE pay-per-view cards in world championship matches through 2014. WWE executive Triple H has dubbed Kane as "The Constant", owing to his underrated, "always great" performance during his long tenure with the company.
Kane has won 18 total championships during his WWF/E career, including being a three-time world champion (having held the WWF Championship, ECW Championship, and World Heavyweight Championship once each), and is also a 12-time tag team champion, having held the WWF/World Tag Team Championship, WCW Tag Team Championship, and WWE Tag Team Championships with various partners. He is a 2010 Money in the Bank winner.
On May 1, 2018, he won the Republican primary election for the mayoral seat of Knox County, and on August 2 2018, went on to win the general election. On March 24, 2021, during in the WWE stream program called, "The Bump." Undertaker announced that Kane is inducted into the class of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021.
- Smoky Mountain Wrestling Tag Team Championship
- United States Wrestling Association Heavyweight Championship]]
- WWE Championship
- WWE World Heavyweight Championship
- ECW Championship
- WWE Intercontinental Championship
- WWE Hardcore Championship
- WWE Tag Team Championship / WWE World Tag Team Championship
- WCW World Tag Team Championship
- WWE 24/7 Championship