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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 30 April 1984Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Birth NameDara Daivari
Nickname Sheik
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Shawn Daivari was born on April 30, 1984 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Dara Daivari. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), Mansome (2012) and WWF Raw (1993). He was previously married to Deanna Sexton.

Spouse (1)

Deanna Sexton (14 February 2009 - 2010) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

Associates WWE RAW wrestler, Mark Magnus.
When appearing on RAW, speaks in Farsi, a Persian dialect.
Wrestling name is Khosrow Daivari, which is also his father's name.
His in-ring first name - Khosrow, is widely thought to be a tribute to The Iron Sheik, whose real name is Khosrow Vaziri.
Trained in Minnesota with Ring Of Honor wrestler Austin Aries.
His father owns two award-winning pizza restaurants in Minneapolis, Minnesota, called "Leaning Tower Of Pizza".
When wrestling, his finisher is "The Magic Carpet Ride", a top-rope frog splash done with a prayer rug underneath him.
Voluntarily asked to be released from WWE due to lack of television time. [October 2007]
Hand picked by Kurt Angle to be Angle's referee for all of his matches. [November 2005]
Along with Mark Magnus has been permanently removed from Smackdown! and has been sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling. [July 2005]
New manager of "The World's Strongest Man" 'Mark Henry' on WWE Smackdown. [January 2006]
New manager of "The World's Strongest Man" Mark Henry on WWE Smackdown. [January 2006]

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