WWE executive Stephanie McMahon announced Thursday (19 May 2022) via Twitter that she is taking a leave of absence from the company to, among other things, “focus on my family” – how many kids does she have, and how long have she and her husband, Triple H, been married?
Meet Stephanie McMahon’s three kids as WWE executive announces temporary leave to focus on family
Stephanie McMahon and husband Triple H (real name: Paul Michael Levesque) have three children together.
They are Aurora Rose, Murphy Claire and Vaughn Evelyn – they all share their father’s surname, Levesque.
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In June 2020, the US Sun reported that McMahon had revealed that her and Triple H’s eldest daughter (Aurora) – then 14 years old – was already in training to “step into the family business”.
She made the revelation on Fox Sports’ Things First program. McMahon said: “My eldest daughter has already started training”.
“I would encourage them to follow their passion and whatever they believe in”, she added, “as long as they work hard at it.”
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Bleacher Report later reported that Aurora Rose Levesque had started in-ring training.
How old are Aurora Rose, Murphy Claire and Vaughn Evelyn now?
Stephanie McMahon and Triple H’s three daughters were born in 2006, 2008 and 2010. That means that by the end of the year, Aurora, the eldest, will be 16; Murphy Claire 14; and Vaughn Evelyn 12.
In interview with The Miami Herald, McMahon once said she was worried her children would be bullied because of the publicity surrounding her and Triple H as media personalities.
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As early as 2016, when McMahon’s daughters were 10, eight and five respectively, Stephanie told ESPN that Aurora “absolutely” wanted to be “the women’s champion”.
“I just want them to see unlimited opportunity and potential in themselves”, she added.
“There are so many more opportunities for women and it’s absolutely imperative to me as a mother for my three daughters to know they can be anything in this world.”
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How long have Stephanie McMahon and husband Triple H been married?
McMahon started dating Paul Levesque in 2000, during their scripted romance. They are both retired professional wrestlers.
They became engaged on Valentine’s Day in 2003, and married in October that year.
Their wedding ceremony was Roman Catholic, and took place at St Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow, New York. 320 friends and coworkers were in attendance.
Reactions to Stephanie’s leave of absence announcement have been largely very supportive. Among the most liked tweet comments are those saying “You deserve it”, “enjoy your family” and “You’re the best, Steph!”