Big Show

Big Show

American professional wrestler.
Date of Birth: 08.02.1971
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Big Show
  2. Early Life
  3. Wrestling Career
  4. Achievements and Accolades
  5. Personal Life

Biography of Big Show

Paul Randall Wight Jr., better known by his ring name Big Show, is an American professional wrestler. He was born on February 8, 1971. Big Show is the only person to have been a heavyweight champion in WWE, WCW, and ECW. Currently, he performs in WWE on the SmackDown brand.

 Big Show

Early Life

Born on February 8, 1971, Paul Randall Wight Jr. discovered his passion for wrestling early on. He embarked on his professional wrestling career under the name Big Show, becoming one of the most iconic figures in the industry.

Wrestling Career

Big Show made his debut in WWE in 1999 and quickly rose to prominence. Throughout his career, he held numerous titles, including the WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, and ECW Championship. He is the only wrestler to have won titles in WWE, WCW, and ECW.

In 2008, Big Show returned to WWE under his original ring name, participating in the No Way Out event. He underwent a remarkable physical transformation, losing 49 kilograms to overcome his injuries and enhance his performance. He engaged in a feud with boxer Floyd Mayweather and later joined the SmackDown brand after attacking Rey Mysterio.

Achievements and Accolades

Throughout his career, Big Show has been recognized for his contributions to professional wrestling. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1996 and Wrestler of the Year in the same year. The Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) ranked him among the top wrestlers in their annual lists, including number 2 in 1996, number 8 in 1997, number 31 in 1998, and number 34 in 1999.

He continued to receive recognition from PWI, being ranked number 16 in 2000, number 72 in 2001, number 49 in 2002, number 6 in 2003, number 41 in 2004, number 31 in 2005, and number 44 in 2006. In 2003, he was ranked number 137 in PWI's list of the top 500 wrestlers of all time.

Big Show holds an impressive record, being the first wrestler to be named both Rookie of the Year and Wrestler of the Year in the same year. He is a two-time WWE Champion, a World Heavyweight Champion, a United States Champion, a three-time Hardcore Champion, and a three-time Tag Team Champion.

Personal Life

Outside the wrestling ring, Big Show leads a private life. He is married and has children. His commitment to charity work and philanthropy is well-known, with Big Show actively involved in various charitable initiatives. Despite his towering stature and intimidating presence in the ring, Big Show is known for his friendly and approachable personality.