The big show is a WWE superstar. The original name of the big show is Paul Donald Wight. The big show started his career in 1994. At first, he had signed his contract with the WCW (World champion wrestling). He was famous because of his heavy and large size body and height. The big show is also renowned for being called “son of Andrea the Giant.” He had won many of the championships in WWE. Paul Donal Wight is the 24th triple crown and 12th grand slam winner in the history of WWE.

He has also won the famous matches in WWE history that will be remembered for a long time .one of them was 60 men battle royal, and the other was 30 man André the giant memorial battle at WrestleMania 31. The big show had appeared in many films such as jingle all the way, waterboy. He had also appeared in the first comedy film produced by WWE, known to be a knucklehead.

The early life of the big show

Paul Donald Wight was born on the 8th of February 1972 in Aiken, South Carolina. in 1991. He is an American citizenship holder and became a member of Wichita state university basketball at the age of nineteen. Paul Wight was so upset with his heavyweight that sometimes he could not travel on a rental car, so he had leased a bus and hired a bus driver with him for traveling.

He had also played American football in high school. He played well basketball and football. Paul Donald Wight quit football because he had a dispute with the coach but continued supporting the football team that he used to play in. In the meanwhile, Paul Donald Wight played basketball at Wichita state university. He was also a member of the NCAA (national college athletic association) and member of XI beta chapter if tau kappa epsilon fraternity.

Personal Life

Big show married his first wife, Melissa Ann pavis, on The 14th of February, 1997. They were separated in 2000, and the divorce finalization procedure was completed in 2002. They have a daughter On the 11th of February, 2002. He married again another woman known to be Bess Katramados. They have two children together.

Career in professional wrestling

The big show was first introduced to WWE by a friend of Hulk Hogan, known as to be Danny Bonaduce. Danny Bonaduce introduced him, Later on, Hulk Hogan talked with Eric Bischoff (vice president of world champion wrestling). Eric Bischoff agreed and had signed a contract with Paul Donald Wight.

Big show joined WCW. He proved himself to be eager to become one of the best wrestlers in the professional wrestling business. Afterward, After his success in WWE, he was given the opportunity to join the WWE.which he accepted. Paul Wight debuted in WCW in 1995. His first match was with Hulk Hogan. He defeated Hulk Hogan via disqualification.

After that match, he gradually became famous in professional wrestling. He has signed a ten-year contract with the world wrestling federation on the 9th of February, 1999.On his debut in WWF. Paul Donald Wight was in the team of Vince McMahon, and he attacked stone cold Steve Austin. Paul Donald Wight got famous on his debut after attacking Stone Cold and throwing him over the cage’s side, causing the cage to break. He was also one bodyguard of McMahon’s enforcer.

Donald Wight was known as “big nasty” for several weeks before becoming famous for his other nickname, known to be the big show.


  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Professional wrestler and actor
  • Weight: 181 kg
  • waist: 40 inches
  • chest: 60 inches
  • biceps: 26 inches
  • Height: 7 ft 0 inch
  • Big show WWE salary: 1.2 million dollars annually
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • finisher mover: Chokeslam, knockout punch
  • Big show Instagram followers:1.2 million followers
  • hobbies: playing football, basketball, and hunting
  • eye color: Grey
  • hair color: Bald
  • Big show Facebook followers: 7598941 people
  • Favorite wrestler: Arn Anderson, the undertaker,
  • Hulk Hogan, Andrea the giant, Jerry Lawler
  • Favorite actors: tom cruise
  • Favorite movie: Marvel’s the avengers
  • Big show girlfriend: none
  • Religion: Christian
  • Big show Twitter followers: 2.52 million peoples

Awards and achievements

  • 5 times Slammy award wined
  • 1 time intercontinental champion
  • 8 times WWE /world tag team champion
  • 1 time united stated champion
  • 3 times WCW world tag team champion
  • 4 times WWE/WWF champion – 2 times WCW world Wheavy weight champion

Nicknames of big show

  • The big giant
  • The greatest giant of all times
  • The extreme giant
  • Big banter
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WrestleMania matches

There were a total of 13 WrestleMania matches that the he competed.

Total WrestleMania matches=13

Won =4

Lost = 9

At WrestleMania 15,.big show Faced Mickfoley. Mick Foley was also one of the best WWE superstars at the time. In the first WrestleMania of the big show. He had lost to Mankind.

At WrestleMania 2000, the match was a fatal four-way match. All four superstars, including the rock, Mankind, big show, and Triple h, were involved. Unluckily, the big show was eliminated first, on second Mick Foley was eliminated, and on the last Triple h won, and he was defeated.

At WrestleMania 2001, there was a hardcore match between big show vs. Kane vs. raven. The result was Kane stood victorious.

At WrestleMania 2003, it was a match between UndertakerUndertaker vs. big show. The UndertakerUndertaker won the match of WrestleMania and was still undefeated. He again lost in WrestleMania 2003.

At WrestleMania 2004, the big show was the United States champion. He threw John Cena out of the ring in the match of royal rumble. Since then, things were not going so well between these two superstars. John Cena then challenged the big show for a match at WrestleMania 2004. John Cena defeated him and became the new United States champion.

At WrestleMania 2005, It was a sumo match between big show and Akebono. The match was exciting. In the end, Akebono threw him out of the ring and was declared the winner. He was defeated. The big show showed respect for the Akebono and hugged him at the end.

At WrestleMania 22, a tag team match between big show and Kane vs. Carlito and Chris Masters. Kane and the big show were the tag team’s champion at the moment. They both were successful in defeating Christ master and Carlito. This was the first match ever in the career of Paul Wight that he stood victorious.

At WrestleMania 24, there was a match between Floyd Mayweather vs. the big show. The battle is known to be the money vs. the giant. Floyd Mayweather, known to be a well-known boxer, Knocked out Big show with his last punch on his face in this match. He lost the battle to Floyd Mayweather and ended up losing the match.

At WrestleMania 25, there was a triple threat match between the Big Show vs. Edge vs. John Cena for world heavyweight champion. Before the match, the edge was the World heavyweight champion. At the end of the match, John Cena won the world heavyweight championship, and he lost the match.

At WrestleMania 26, a united tag team championship match between big show and the miz vs. r truth and Morrison. It was a tag team match. He stood victorious along with the miz. This was the second match at WrestleMania that he won.

At WrestleMania 27, the match was the big show, Santino Marella, Kofi Kingston, and Kane vs. the Corre. He, along with his team, won in the WrestleMania 27 event.

At WrestleMania 28, the match was between coddy Rhodes vs. the big show for the intercontinental championship match. He defeated Cody Rhodes with the Knockout punch and stood victorious with WWE’s intercontinental championship title. It was the third time that big show has won in any event of the WrestleMania.

At WrestleMania 29, the match was between the shield vs. big show, Sheamus and Randy Orton. His team lost to the shield.

At WrestleMania 30, He participated in Andrew the giant memorial battle royal team containing 30 superstars. In this match, he lost .he was the second last man standing in the ring.

At WrestleMania 31, He again participated in Andrew the giant memorial battle royal rumble. He won the event and secured the Andrew the giant memorial battle royal trophy.

At WrestleMania 32, big show again chooses to participate in Andrew the giant memorial battle royal rumble match. he was defeated in this contest.

At WrestleMania 33, there was Andrew the giant memorial battle royal.He lost this battle.

Big show feuds in WWE

He has mostly feuded with Sheamus, stone cold Steve Austin, Big Cass, Braun Strowman, Cm Punk, Hulk Hogan, Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, the rock, Brock Lesnar, triple big boss man, and Batista.

Big show vs. Big boss man

These two WWE superstars fought many times in various events such as survivor series, eight-person tag elimination, 30 men royal rumble match, handicap match, and Armageddon match. One of their main feuds was that Big boss had disrespected big show’s father. At the big show’s father’s funeral, the big boss man arrived in his car and started shouting on loudspeaker against the big show the funeral of his father. He dragged the coffin of the big show’s father with him on it. Later that day, the big show was injured. Thus, the big show hated the big boss man and had defeated the big boss many times.

Big show vs Sheamus

Big show and Sheamus both had great matches with each other and were rivalries. They fought with each other in many matches such as royal rumble, WrestleMania, and survivor series. One of the famous matches of these two was on the survivor series. When he retain the world heavyweight championship and defeated Sheamus, another notable match was at hell in a cell when big show defeated Sheamus and had become the new world heavyweight champion.

Big show vs Mark Henry

One of the opponents of the big show was mark Henry. Both were large and huge. Both WWE superstars were famous because of their tall height. They were also one of the best rivalries in the WWE. They also fought in many WWE matches and events such as money in the bank, vengeance. one of their famous matches in WWE’s history was when the WWE superstars destroyed the WWE ring. Mark henry threw him over the ring, causing the ring to be destroyed at vengeance. The big show was badly beaten when he was power slammed on the table, causing him a significant injury.

Big show vs. Braun Strowman

Both were one of the best rivalries in the WWE. and were giant, huge, and strong. Both of them had participated in most of the matches. In 2017, both of them were wrestling. Braun Stroman threw a big show from the ring’s top, causing the ring to break again. This was the second time that the ring of WWE was destroyed. The fan thanked the big show and Braun Strowman for their performance in the WWE.

Big show vs. Triple h

When big show joined the WWF, He was one of the closest friends of the triple h. As time passed, both of them became their worst enemies. Both have fought in many matches such as survivor series, hell in a cell, royal rumble, and much more. One famous scene was when the big show had knocked out the triple h with the punch on his face.

He also fought with the authority, of which triple h was a member. Triple h and Stephanie McMahon had forced him to do many things because he was going through several financial crises at home. Stephani McMahon slapped the big show and had suspended him. Later, he filed a case against the WWE. Triple h later offered him a shot at the world heavyweight champion, which he accepted. Both of the WWE superstars have a great storyline.

Big show vs Brock Lesnar

Big show and brock Lesnar were also one of the rivalries in WWE. Both of them were giant and strong. The big show was known to be the giant. Brock Lesnar was known to be the Beast. They both have a long history in WWE. At survivor series 2002, he defeated the big show and was the first WWE superstar to pinning Lesnar and become the new champion. He is also among those superstars that had thrown him from the top rope and destroyed the ring. They also faced at the royal rumble and stood victorious at the royal rumble. They both have a good storyline between them.

Big show greatest moments

  • flipping the 4400-pound jeep on smackdown on the 24th of March,2005
  • Slamming and choke slamming the great Khali having 420 pounds at the backlash
  • Tearing down the Titantron with Stone Cold on the 5th of April, 1999
  • Lifting Rey Mysterio with one hand into the ring
  • Sending the dead man through the ring by choke slamming him
  • Teaming up with Shaq at WrestleMania 32
  • Throwing mankind into the grave
  • Tossing Lesnar out of the ring
  • Breaking the wrestling ring during the match with mark
  • henry and brock Lesnar

Big show funny moments

  • Big show and Eddie Guerrero had many funny moments together. Mostly when he eats the burger of Eddie Guerrero. After that, he was facing the issue of loose motion. He left the match and went straight to the bathroom. There Eddy Guerrero told him all the truth that he had set this whole trap. The big show did not even have no tissue when sitting on the toilet.
  • impersonation as a role of taxi driver for
  • WrestleMania, 21.but each time whenever he plays his role, something goes wrong

What is big show net worth?

Big show net worth is about 20 million dollars.

What is the actual name of the big show?

The actual name of the big show is Paul Wight.

What is the name of the big show, father?

The name of the big show’s father is Paul Wight Sr.

How many children does Paul Wight.have?

Paul Wight has three children’s.


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