Kenny Omega

  • Born: 10/16/1983 in Transcona, Manitoba, Canada
  • Birthname: Tyson Smith
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 203 Ib
Titles Won:
  • AEW World Championship
  • AEW World Tag Team Championship – with Hangman Page
  • AEW World Championship Eliminator Tournament (2020)
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship
  • IWGP United States Championship
  • AAA Mega Championship
  • Impact World Championship

Omega is an executive vice president of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), in which he also performs; he is a one time AEW World Champion, as well as a former AEW World Tag Team Champion. He also performs in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, where he is the current AAA Mega Champion in his first reign, and Impact Wrestling.

Omega is best known for his tenure in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, during which he held the IWGP Heavyweight Championship and the IWGP Intercontinental Championship among other titles, and was the inaugural IWGP United States Heavyweight Champion. Also known for his video games-inspired persona, he was a member of the Bullet Club stable, later serving as the group’s leader.

He became the first and only non-Japanese professional wrestler to win the G1 Climax, the promotion’s premier tournament, when he defeated Hirooki Goto in the 2016 finals. Throughout his career, Omega has also performed as part of larger national and international promotions, such as Ring of Honor and Impact Wrestling, as well as independent promotions worldwide, including DDT Pro-Wrestling, Jersey All Pro Wrestling, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.

Hailed as one of the best professional wrestlers in the world, Omega was named Sports Illustrateds Wrestler of the Year in 2017, and topped Pro Wrestling Illustrateds list of top 500 male wrestlers the following year.

He has also attained the latter publication’s Match of the Year distinction three times; one of those matches, in which Omega competed against Kazuchika Okada in a two out of three falls match at Dominion 6.9 in Osaka-jo Hall in June 2018, received a seven-star rating from combat sports journalist Dave Meltzer, the highest rating Meltzer has ever awarded a professional wrestling match. He was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 2020.

At Impact Wrestling’s Rebellion 2021 PPV, Omega defeated Rich Swann in a Winner Take All match to become the Impact World Champion, making him a Triple Champion for AEW, Impact and AAA.

Notable Feuds: vs. Kazuchika Okada, vs. Jon Moxley

Other Notable Achievements:

NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson, IWGP Intercontinental Championship, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (2 times), IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – with Kota Ibushi, G1 Climax (2016)

AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship, DDT Extreme Division Championship, KO-D 6-Man Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Gota Ihashi and Kota Ibushi (1),[50] and Daisuke Sasaki and Kota Ibushi (1), KO-D Openweight Championship (1 time), KO-D Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Kota Ibushi (2) and Michael Nakazawa (1), Nihonkai Six Man Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Mr. #6 and Riho, King of DDT Tournament (2012), Best Match Award (2012) vs. Kota Ibushi on August 18

JAPW Heavyweight Championship, JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship, PWG World Championship, Battle of Los Angeles (2009), 4FW Junior Heavyweight Championship, CWE Tag Team Championship – with Danny Duggan, CWF Heavyweight Championship, NWA Canadian X-Division Championship

PCW Heavyweight Championship (4 times), PCW Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Rawskillz (1) and Chris Stevens (1), Premier Cup (2005, 2007), CWE Canadian Unified Junior Heavyweight Championship (3 times), TRCW Tag Team Championships – with Ronnie Attitude