Edge was = one of the most recognizable WWE Superstars of the 2000s, as along with Christian, Matt and Jeff Hardy and The Dudley Boyz, he was a part of what is considered to have been one of the greatest matches at WrestleMania when they collided in a TLC match at WrestleMania X-Seven. Edge had a decorated career in WWE before his retirement in 2011, as he managed to win 31 Championships in a career that spanned almost 15 years, which included eleven World Championships, five Intercontinental Championships and one United States reign, as well as a record 12 World Tag Team Championships and two WWE Tag Team Championship reigns. Edge was also the 2001 King of the Ring winner, the first ever Money in the Bank winner and the 2010 Royal Rumble winner, making him the first ever wrestler to achieve these three accolades.
He was forced into retirement due to a neck injury, otherwise he could have still been wrestling to this day; instead he has made the switch to acting. Edge has made several returns to WWE since he was forced to relinquish his World Championship and step away from the ring, and has also been awarded his own comedy show, along with Christian on WWE’s award winning Network.
Even though Edge retired from the company almost five years ago, he is still considered to have been one of the most decorated wrestlers of all time and still holds many records that will never be broken. These are 14 shocking things that happened to Edge after he retired.
14 Watched his Best Friend Finally Reach The Mountain Top
Edge sadly retired from WWE following his epic match with Alberto Del Rio at WrestleMania XXVII, he was forced to relinquish the World Heavyweight Championship that he had fought so hard to hold, due to a neck injury that meant he could be paralyzed for life if he took one more wrong bump.
13 Cutting Edge Peep Show at FastLane 2016
12 Dating Former WWE Diva
11 Feature Film Debut
10 Raw Returns
9 New Look
Throughout his WWE career, Edge always had a distinctive look and his long hair became his trademark. Before having long hair became a fashion statement, and perhaps before long hair became somewhat cool, Edge was at the forefront.
8 The Flash
The DC Universe has slowly been taking over the world for the past few years after the debut of Arrow. Due to the success of Arrow, they made the decision to make a spin-off show that was all about the fastest man alive; Barry Allen, also known as The Flash.
7 Canada Reads
Edge is a very smart man and has always been an advocate of reading. He was also one of the more passionate superstars when it came to charity work, which included helping kids to read.
6 Stone Cold Podcast
5 2012 Documentary – You Think You Know Me
4 Played a Part in Bringing Back The Authority
3 Edge and Christians Show that Totally Reeks of Awesomeness
2 WWE Hall of Fame
1 Became a Father
Edge was 37 years old when he finally hung up his wrestling boots, meaning that he was a little late when it came to starting a family, but after getting a divorce from his former wife in 2005, Edge met Beth Phoenix when he was still a part of the WWE and the duo announced their relationship in 2012.
Phoenix then announced that she was pregnant the following year and gave birth to their first child in December 2013, a daughter that the couple named Lyric. They then announced in April 2016 that they were expecting a second child.
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