Paul Heyman

  • Born: 09/11/1965 in Scarsdale, New York
  • Birthname: Paul Heyman
  • Height & Weight: 5'10", 232 Ib
Titles Won:
  • PWI Manager of the Year (1992)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards: Best Booker (1994–1997, 2002)
  • Best on Interviews (2013)
  • Best Non-Wrestler (2001–2002, 2004, 2012–2013)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 2005).

Paul Heyman has worked as a manager, promoter, commentator and entertainment producer. He owned and was the creative visionary behind the revolutionary Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion from September 1993 until its closure in 2001. He has managed five WWE World Heavyweight Champions (a record) including Brock Lesnar, Big Show, Kurt Angle, Rob Van Dam, and CM Punk.

Heyman is also the co-founder and Executive Producer for The Looking4Larry Agency, a New York City-based advertising-marketing-branding firm known for its innovative social media campaigns and interactive reach with various demographics. Heyman is a celebrated marketer, having placed on the prestigious list of Advertising Age’s Top 100 Global Marketers.

Heyman is credited as the genius behind the “extreme” concept brought to professional wrestling which paved the way for Vince McMahon’s “attitude era”. Heyman is also credited as one of the greatest managers of all time.

Wrestlers managed

911, A-Train, Adrian Adonis, Arn Anderson, Austin Idol, Big Show, Bob Orton, Bobby Eaton, Brock Lesnar, Cesaro, Charlie Haas, CM Punk, Colonel DeBeers, Curtis Axel, Dark Patriot, Don Muraco, Eddie Gilbert, Hardcore Holly, Heidenreich, Jimmy Snuka, Kurt Angle, Larry Zbyszko, Madusa, Mark Callous, The Masked Intruder, Matt Morgan, Nathan Jones, Rey Mysterio, Rhyno, Rick Rude, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, Shelton Benjamin, Steve Austin, Tazz, Test, Tommy Dreamer, Tommy Rich, Ryback.

Stables and tag teams managed

The Original Midnight Express (Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose)

The New Original Midnight Express (Jack Victory and Randy Rose)

Samoan Swat Team (Fatu and Samu)

The Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Rick Rude, Larry Zbyszko, Bobby Eaton, Steve Austin, and Madusa)

The New Dangerous Alliance (ECW Version) Eddie Gilbert, Jimmy Snuka, Don Muraco, and Dark Patriot)

Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Big Show, Shelton Benjamin, and Charlie Haas)

The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley, D-Von, and Spike Dudley)

RybAxel (Curtis Axel and Ryback)