Owen Hart is the third member of his family to enter the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. His brother, Bret, was inducted 2006 and his father, Stu, was inducted in 2008. The Harts are the second family in the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame to have three inductees. The other is the Funk family with Terry, Dory, Jr., and Dory, Sr. as members of the Hall of Fame.
Hart was an accomplished high school and college wrestler before entering the professional ranks. He trained in the legendary Hart Dungeon under the tutelage of his father. He gained fame competing in Stampede Wrestling and in New Japan Pro Wrestling before signing with the WWE. He was a multiple time tag team and Intercontinental Champion in the WWE.