Chris Jericho – Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About
Whether he is being a constant highlight reel or “The Ayatollah of Rocknrolla”, there is no doubt that when Jericho enters a building, everyone takes notice.
Jericho debuted on October 2nd, 1990 and has had his fair share of outstanding accomplishments in the ring, regardless of the brand. Jericho has wrestled for WCW and ECW as well as WWE. This leads not only to some great insight on the difference of the brands, but also to some great stories from his time on the road.
For as talented as Chris is when it comes to lacing up boots, he’s every bit as talented when it comes to holding a mic in his hand. This speaks not only to his outstanding ability to cut a promo with the best of them, but also to his incredible musical talent that has helped Jericho excel in multiple mediums.
Let’s be honest, there probably aren’t a lot of Fozzy fans out there who also aren’t aware that Jericho wrestles, but maybe there are some Jericho wrestling fans who need to give his band more of a listen, especially because they now have six albums out!
Jericho is no stranger to interviews, so you better believe there are some great quotes from the legend peppered throughout this list. Even if you think you may know everything there is to know about Jericho, I assure you, there’s going to be at least one thing in here that astonishes you. Whether it is learning about his wrestling, his music, or Jericho as a person, there is no doubt that he is one of the most captivating figures to ever participate in the WWE and it’s time for you to find out why.
10. The Difficulty Of Playing A ‘Heel’
When it comes to Chris Jericho, it can only be natural to want to love him. He’s funny, he’s talented and while he may be a bit of a jerk at times, you need to admit he is one dedicated wrestler. When asked about if the challenges of being a heel, Jericho stated:
“It’s a lot easier to get people to hate you than to like you but it’s hard to get them to stay hating you, that’s where the secret is. Look at some of the greatest heels of all time in movies… Darth Vader, Freddie Kruger and Hannibal Lecter, they all became the good guys in the later movies because they’re too entertaining, so the secret to being a good heel is staying a heel.”
At least Jericho has over a decade of experience in helping impact the WWE Universe, and that includes some great stints as a heel.