Paul Wight

Actor

Born: Aiken, South Carolina, USA

BIOGRAPHY

Paul Donald Wight II (born February 8, 1972), better known by the ring name Big Show, is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand. Wight began his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was known by the ring name The Giant. Wight is a seven-time world champion, having held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWF/WWE Championship twice, WWE's World Heavyweight Championship twice and the ECW World Championship once (he is the only man to have held the WCW, WWE, World Heavyweight and ECW World titles). Wight has also found success in the tag team division, having been an 11-time world tag team champion, holding the WWF/World, WWE and WCW World Tag Team Championships multiple times with various tag team partners. Having also been Intercontinental, United States and Hardcore Champion, he is the 24th Triple Crown and 12th Grand Slam winner in WWE history. Between WWE and WCW, Wight has held 23 total championships. He has also won WCW's 1996 World War 3 60-man battle royal and the 30-man André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 31. Wight has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WCW and WWF/WWE since 1995, including the 2000 edition of WWE's premier annual event, WrestleMania. Outside of professional wrestling, Wight has appeared in feature films and television series such as Jingle All The Way, The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise, and three USA Network's comedy-dramas Royal Pains, Psych and the action-drama Burn Notice. In 2010, he had his first lead role in the comedy film Knucklehead, which was produced by WWE Studios.

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