Paul Donald Wight II conceived February 8, 1972. Is an American expert grappler and entertainer. He is as of now marked to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Big Show.
Wight started his vocation in World Championship Wrestling WCW. Where he was known by the ring name The Giant, at first presented as “the child of André the Giant”. In 1999, he marked an agreement with World Wrestling Federation WWF.
Between WWF/WWE and WCW. He is a seven-time best on the planet. Having held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice. The WWF/WWE Championship twice, WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship twice and the ECW World Heavyweight Championship once.
(He is the main man to have held each of the four of those specific titles). Wight has likewise discovered achievement in the label group division, having been an 11-time world label group champion.
Holding the WWF/World, WWE and WCW World Tag Team Championships on numerous occasions with different label groups accomplices. Having likewise won the Intercontinental, United States and Hardcore titles, he is the 24th Triple Crown and twelfth Grand Slam victor in WWE history.
He has additionally won the 60-man fight regal at World War 3 and the 30-man André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 31. Wight has featured various compensation per-see occasions for WCW and WWF/WWE since 1995. Including the 2000 version of WWE’s chief yearly occasion, WrestleMania.
Outside of expert wrestling, Wight has shown up in include movies and TV arrangements, for example. The Jingle All the Way, The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise, and two USA Network’s parody dramatization Royal Pains, Psych, and the activity dramatization Burn Notice. In 2010, he had his first lead job, in the parody film Knucklehead, which was created by WWE Studios.
Paul Donald Wight II was conceived on February 8, 1972, in Aiken, South Carolina. Wight used to have acromegaly, an infection of the endocrine framework. By this time of twelve. Wight 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) high, balanced 220 lb (100 kg) and had to chest hair. In 1991, as an individual from the Wichita State University b-ball group at age nineteen.
Wight was recorded at 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m). He experienced fruitful medical procedures in the mid-1990s on his pituitary organ. Which ended the advancement of this condition. His shoe size is 22 5E, his ring size is 22, and his chest is 64 inches (1,600 mm).
In the boundary. In 2005, Wight rented a transport and procured a transport driver in light of the down to earth issues. His size presents to air travel and vehicle rental.
Wight played b-ball and American football in secondary school at Wyman King Academy in Batesburg-Leesville. South Carolina. He was a champion place for the b-ball group and a tight end for the football crew. He quit football after his first year.
On account of debates with the mentor. He kept on supporting the group by joining the cheerleading squad as a sophomore, halfway from demonstrating hatred for. Paul Donald next termed it “the most solid knowledge of my time… all other body performing a carrier with sweat-soaked gear.
I’m in a van with seven team promoters who are on the whole finding out about existence”. Each camper (a Ford Econoline) made by “a mom that was difficult of learning in her true ear and chain-smoked”.
While at Wichita State University, Wight played b-ball. Before going to Wichita State University, Wight went to Northern Oklahoma Junior College in Tonkawa, Oklahoma. Contending on the b-ball group.
At Northern Oklahoma. His midpoints of 14 focus and 6.5 bounce back earned him all-meeting respects and helped the group win the Western Division of the Oklahoma Bi-State Conference.
Wight additionally went to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, was an individual from the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
(NCAA) Division II Cougars ball group, and is an individual from the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon society at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. During his one year at SIUE, Wight scored a sum of thirty-nine focuses for the Cougars in the constrained activity.
After school, Wight maintained different sources of income including skipping, abundance chasing, and noting calls. Through doing the last for a karaoke organization, he met Danny Bonaduce in a live mouthpiece beginner challenge on his morning radio show.
Bonaduce acquainted Wight with his companion, Hulk Hogan. They had a casual b-ball game, as a component of a World Championship Wrestling (WCW) advancement for an up and coming show at the Rosemont Horizon.
Hogan loved the way Wight worked for the group and prescribed him to World Championship Wrestling’s VP, Eric Bischoff. Wight went to the Horizon appear and was welcomed into the storage space, where he met Ric Flair, Arn Anderson (his childhood saint) and Paul Orndorff. He later met Bischoff there and went to an arrangement.
Wight had before endeavored to ask about joining the WWF, likewise at the Horizon, during a signature session. Advertiser and scout Bob Collins dismissed him after he conceded he had no understanding.
He paid Larry Sharpe’s Monster Factory $5,000, however, because of Sharpe’s gout at that point, he was truth be told, negligibly prepared (Johnny Polo showed him the neckline and-elbow lockup).
While there, he made a tryout tape and offered it to Mike Chioda, whom he had met in a Philadelphia bar. Chioda sent it to Pat Patterson, who didn’t try watching it since he expected Wight was another grappler, Kurrgan.
Just when he saw The Giant introduction in WCW did Patterson understand his misstep, on Vince McMahon’s fear. This was his unrivaled match before marking with WCW.
At WWE versus ECW Head to Head on June 7. Big Show drafted to the recently appeared ECW brand. He took off his Raw shirt to uncover an ECW shirt during a twenty-man fight imperial including individuals from the Raw and SmackDown! programs against individuals from the ECW list.
Huge Show dominated the game for ECW by taking out Randy Orton. Enormous Show at that point showed up at ECW One Night Stand, assaulting Tajiri, Super Crazy. The Full Blooded Italians after their label group coordinate.
On the July 4 scene of ECW. Big Show beat Van Dam to win the ECW World Heavyweight Championship in Philadelphia with the help of EC W’s General Manager Paul Heyman.
Who declined to make the most of the three for Van Dam after Van Dam played out the Five Star Frog Splash on Big Show. Heyman then educated Big Show to chokeslam Van Dam onto a seat, before making the most of the three. Which means Big Show won the title.
The fans nearly revolted when Big Show won the title, tossing beverages and void cups into the ring as Heyman and Big Show praised. Turning heel all the while. The triumph made him the primary ever proficient grappler to hold the WWE Championship, WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
ECW World Heavyweight Championship. He is additionally the first non-ECW Original to hold the title. Throughout the following half a month, Wight crushed numerous different grapplers from different brands, for example. Ric Flair and Kane to hold the now renamed ECW World Championship, however, lost to Batista.
The Undertaker by exclusion. Large Show lost to The Undertaker at The Great American Bash in the first-historically speaking Punjabi Prison coordinate, supplanting The Great Khali. Who expelled by SmackDown! Head supervisor Theodore Long and supplanted with Big Show. As discipline for an assault on The Undertaker without further ado before the match.
He likewise had a short quarrel with Sabu, whom he vanquished at SummerSlam. Additionally at SummerSlam. Big Show was one of the “assets” utilized by Vince and Shane McMahon in their match against D-Generation X (DX).
He turned out to be additionally engaged with the McMahons’ quarrel with DX when he cooperated with Vince and Shane against Triple H and Shawn Michaels in a 3-on-2 debilitation Hell in a Cell coordinate at Unforgiven, which was won by DX. During the match, DX pushed Vince’s head up Big Show’s rear end in a joke of Vince’s Kiss My Ass Club.
At Cyber Sunday. Show confronted John Cena and King Booker in a Champion of Champions coordinate. The fans decided in favor of King Booker’s World Heavyweight Championship to be on the line.
Be that as it may, Big Show neglected to dominate the game, which was won by King Booker in the wake of sticking Cena following obstruction from Kevin Federline, who was simply starting a fight with Cena himself at that point. At Survivor Series.
Big Show contended in the conventional 10-man Survivor Series label group coordinate which he lost in the wake of being stuck by Cena. The last overcomer of the match alongside Bobby Lashley.
Large Show at that point started a quarrel with Lashley, who left SmackDown! to join the ECW brand to take an interest in the Extreme Elimination. Chamber to coordinate in December to Dismember for the ECW World Championship.
In December to Dismember, after busting Big Show open by breaking one of the plexiglass cases with his face, Lashley vanquished him to win the title. Following a fruitless rematch on December 6, Big Show got a vacation from the ring to mend wounds he had supported on ECW. Following two months of dormancy. Wight’s agreement lapsed on February 8, 2007.
Wight wedded his first spouse, Melissa Ann Piavis, on February 14, 1997. They isolated in 2000 and their separation was settled on February 6, 2002. Together, they have a little girl. On February 11, 2002. He wedded his subsequent spouse, Bess Katramados. Together. They have two youngsters.
In March 1999, Wight accused of attack by Robert Sawyer, who affirmed that Wight had broken his jaw throughout the late spring of 1998 for a quarrel at Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Uniondale. New York.
Wright asserted that Sawyer had loudly manhandled, undermined, and pushed him and that he had reacted by punching Sawyer. Following three days, Judge Thomas Feinman conveyed a decision of not blameworthy.