Paul Donald Wight II is an American professional wrestler, actor and commentator. He signed to All Elite Wrestling as a performer and commentator for his live TV show, AEW Dark: Elevation, whose real name is Paul Wight. He is best known for his tenure at WWE from 1999 to 2021 as the Ring Big Show, and his World Championships wrestling matches from 1995 to 1999 as the Giant. . Wight started his career in 1994. In 1995 he signed with WCW where, due to his enormous size, he was known as The Giant ring. In early 1999, he left WCW to join the World Wrestling Federation. Between WWF / WWE and WCW, he's a seven-time world champion, hosted WCW heavyweight world champions, two-time WWF / WWE champion, two-time WWE heavyweight champion and a once ECW heavyweight world champion, making him the sole wrestler. who won all four titles.
|Birth name||Paul Donald Wight II|
|Born||February 8, 1972, Aiken, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Residence||Tampa, Florida, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Wichita State University|
|Ring name(s)||(The) Big Show, The Giant, Paul Wight|
|Billed from||Tampa, Florida|
|Trained by||Larry Sharpe, Thrasher|
|Debut||December 3, 1994|
He was the first wrestler to hold the World Heavyweight, ECW World, WWE, and WCW World titles. He was dubbed "The World's Largest Athlete." Paul Wight is his true name. He started starring in the Netflix series The Big Show Show in 2020.
In the WCW, he was first known as The Giant, and he made his debut at the 1995 Halloween Havoc, where he disqualified Hulk Hogan.
He was more than 6 feet tall, weighed 220 pounds, and had chest hair by the age of twelve. He came up with the Chokeslam as a finishing move.
With his first wife, Melissa Ann Piavis, he had a daughter named Cierra, whom he married on February 14, 1997 and divorced on February 6, 2002. In February 2002, he married Bess Katramados, with whom he had two daughters.
In the 1998 comic sports film The Waterboy, starring Adam Sandler, he played Captain Insano.
Professional wrestlers from South Carolina. Members of the Authority (professional wrestling). Men's basketball player of Northern Oklahoma Mavericks. Male actor from South Carolina. Members of the New World Order (professional wrestling). The men's basketball player at Wichita State Shockers. Central Oklahoma University alumni. SIU Edwardsville Cougars Male Basketball Players. People with giant diseases. Professional wrestlers from Florida. Alumni of Wichita State University. Basketball players from South Carolina. Professional wrestling announcer. Sports athletes in Tampa, Florida