- Born: 02/08/1972 in Aiken, South Carolina
- Birthname: Paul Donald Wight II
- Height & Weight: 7'0", 425 Ib
- WWE Champion (2 times)
- World Heavyweight Champion (2 times)
- ECW World Champion
- WCW World Heavyweight Champion (2 times)
- 24th WWE Triple Crown Champion
- 12th WWE Grand Slam Champion.
- Andre the Giant Memorial Trophy (2015)
Wight began his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was known by the ring name The Giant. He 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.
In February 2021, it was announced that Paul Wight had signed a contract with All Elite Wrestling.
Notable Matches: vs Lesnar on Smackdown, June 12th 2003.
vs Lesnar at Judgement Day 2003.
vs The Undertaker at No Mercy 2008.
Royal Rumble 2004.
vs Lesnar & Angle at Vengeance 2003.
vs Sheamus at Hell in a Cell 2012.
Notable Feuds: New World Order, Kevin Nash, nWo Wolfpac, The Corporation, The Corporate Ministry, Triple H, The Undertaker, Eddie Guerrero, Brock Lesnar, Kane, D-Generation X, Daniel Bryan, Braun Strowman
Other Notable Achievements: WWE Intercontinental Championship
WWE Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Chris Jericho (1), The Miz (1) and Kane (1)
WWE United States Championship
WWF Hardcore Championship (3 times)
WWF/E (World) Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with The Undertaker (2), Kane (1), Chris Jericho (1) and The Miz (1)
WCW World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Lex Luger (1), Sting (1), and Scott Hall (1)
WCW King of Cable (1996)
WCW World War 3 (1996)