Paul Donald Wight II (born February 8, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Big Show. Wight began his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was known by the ring name The Giant, initially introduced as "The son of André the ...
Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Paul Wight became involved in professional wrestling when Danny Bonaduce introduced him to Hulk Hogan at a charity basketball event. Wight trained at Larry Sharpe's Monster Factory for seven months and then signed with World Championship Wrestling.
The real father of WWE wrestler The Big Show was named Paul Wight, Sr. It was reported that Paul Wight, Sr. died in 1999 of terminal cancer, but Paul Sr. had died prior to 1999. When it was announced in 1999 that The Big Show's father had passed away, WWE rival Big Boss Man crashed the supposed funeral, as part of a WWE stunt.
Paul Wight, Actor: The Waterboy. Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Paul Donald Wight Jr. 26K likes. The pound-for-pound World's Largest Athlete is a feared competitor who can intimidate a WWE opponent with his size and...
Paul Donald Wight Jr. (born February 8, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name Big Show. He is signed to WWE, where he has performed since 1999.
Self-described as the World's Largest Athlete, he became the first wrestler to hold the World Heavyweight, ECW World, WWE, and WCW World titles. His real name is Paul Wight. He was first known as The Giant in the WCW and made his debut at the 1995 Halloween Havoc, where he defeated Hulk Hogan by ...
Big Show was born on February 8, 1972 in Aiken, South Carolina,United States as Paul Randall Jack Jr. After School, Big Show worked various jobs like bounty hunting, answering phone calls and bouncing.