The Miz

  • Born: 10/08/1980 in Parma, Ohio
  • Birthname: Michael Gregory Mizanin
  • Height & Weight: 6'2", 221 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Championship
  • WWE Intercontinental Championship (8 times)
  • WWE United States Championship (2 times)
  • WWE Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with John Morrison (1), Big Show (1), John Cena (1) and Damien Mizdow (1)
  • WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship – with Shane McMahon
  • World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with John Morrison (1) and Big Show (1)
  • Money in the Bank (Raw 2010)
  • Mixed Match Challenge (Season 1) – with Asuka
  • 25th WWE Triple Crown Champion
  • Fifth Grand Slam Champion

Mizanin first gained fame as a reality television participant. He was a cast member on MTV’s The Real World: Back to New York in 2001 and subsequently appeared in its spinoff series, Real World/Road Rules Challenge from 2002 to 2005, where he reached the finals in The Gauntlet and The Inferno while winning Battle of the Seasons and The Inferno II. Furthermore, he reached the final in Battle of the Network Reality Stars and won a 3-part Reality Stars-themed episode of Fear Factor in 2006.

After becoming the runner-up in the fourth season of Tough Enough and subsequently launching his WWE career, Mizanin appeared on Diva Search, Total Divas and Tough Enough. He and his wife Maryse also starred in their own reality show titled Miz & Mrs. that premiered in 2018. He has also come to star in several films produced by WWE Studios, portraying Jake Carter in The Marine 3: Homefront, The Marine 4: Moving Target and The Marine 5: Battleground as well as starring in Christmas Bounty and Santa’s Little Helper.

After being trained at Deep South Wrestling and Ohio Valley Wrestling, he was promoted to the main roster in 2006. On the main roster, The Miz has won 18 total championships: the WWE Championship once, the Intercontinental Championship eight times, the United States Championship twice, and seven tag team championships (two World Tag Team, four WWE (now Raw) Tag Team, and one SmackDown Tag Team), making him the 25th Triple Crown Champion and 14th Grand Slam Champion in company history.

The Miz also won the 2010 Money in the Bank ladder match (for Raw), and was ranked number one on Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI)’s annual PWI 500 list for 2011, and is one of the 10 most prolific pay-per-view performers in WWE history.

Notable Matches

w/ John Morrison vs. Matt Hardy & MVP on Smackdown, November 16th 2007

vs. Kofi Kingston on Raw, October 5th 2009

w/ Big Show vs. D-X vs Straight Edge Society on Raw, February 8th 2010

Money in the Bank (Raw Contract) 2010

vs. Randy Orton on Raw, November 22nd 2010

vs. John Cena at Wrestlemania XVII

vs.. Shane McMahon at Wrestlemania 35

Notable Feuds

w/ John Morrison vs. Cryme Tyme

w/ John Morrison vs. The Colóns

vs. John Cena

vs. R-Truth

vs. Cesaro

vs. Fandango

vs. Kofi Kingston

vs. Damien Mizdow

vs. Daniel Bryan

vs. Shane McMahon

Other Notable Achievements

OVW Southern Tag Team Championship – with Chris Cage

DSW Heavyweight Championship