Big Show Net Worth

Big Show Net Worth
Big Show Net Worth

Big Show net worth

Current Net Worth$16 Million (USD – 1.6 Crore), (Rupees – 122 Crores)

Big Show short biography

Net Worth$16 Million
BornFebruary 8, 1972 (Age – 50)
Identified asAmerican Professional Wrestler & Actor
StatusMost-Popular Wrestler
EducationWichita State University
ResidenceTampa, Florida
Spousal statusMarried (Melissa Piavis M. 1997; Div. 2002)​, (Bess Katramados ​M. 2002)​
Big Show short biography

Big Show has a net worth of $16 Million (Rupees – 122 Crores), an American Professional Wrestler & Actor, he is one of the most popular wrestlers in WWE.

Paul Donald Wight II is a professional wrestler and actor from the United States.

Under his true name Paul Wight, he is signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as an in-ring performer and a commentator for the company’s online television show, AEW Dark: Elevation.

He is most known for his time as The Giant in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from 1995 to 1999 and as The Big Show in WWE from 1999 to 2021.

Wight has featured in feature films and television programs such as Jingle All the Way, The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise, and two USA Network comedy dramas Royal Pains, Psych, and the action-drama Burn Notice, in addition to professional wrestling.

In the WWE Studios comedy film Knucklehead and the Netflix sitcom The Big Show Show, he played the lead.

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Big Show biography

Full NamePaul Donald Wight II
Ring NameBig Show
BirthplaceAiken, South Carolina, U.S.
Height7 feet, 213 cm
Weight174 Kg
FatherPaul Wight Sr.
Big Show Biography

Wight was born in Aiken, South Carolina, on February 8, 1972.

He was born with acromegaly, an endocrine disorder characterized by rapid growth. He was 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall, weighed 220 lb (100 kg), and developed chest hair by the age of twelve.

He was classified as 7 ft 1 in tall as a member of the Wichita State University basketball team in 1991 when he was 19 years old (2.16 m).

In the early 1990s, he had successful surgery on his pituitary gland, which stopped the growth.

His shoe size is 22 5E, his ring size is 22, and his chest circumference is 64 inches (1,600 mm).

Because of the practical issues, his stature brings with air travel and automobile rental, he leased a bus and hired a bus driver in 2005.

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In high school, he attended Wyman King Academy in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina, where he played basketball and American football.

For the basketball team, he was a notable center, and for the football squad, he was a standout tight end.

He dropped out of football after his rookie year due to disagreements with the coach.

Partly out of spite, he continued to support the team by joining the cheering squad as a sophomore.

He attended Wichita State University and played basketball there.

Prior to that, he attended Northern Oklahoma Junior College in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, where he received all-conference accolades.

He was also a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team and the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993.


Wight had a variety of jobs after school, including bouncing, bounty hunting, and answering phone calls. He met Danny Bonaduce in a live microphone amateur contest on his morning radio program while performing the latter for a karaoke firm.

Wight joined WCW in 1995. He made his professional wrestling debut in May 1995 at Slamboree, when he was introduced as the son of André the Giant and adopted the ring name “The Giant” as a member of Kevin Sullivan’s Dungeon of Doom faction.

In 1997, The Giant developed a feud with nWo member Nash, who avoided the Giant at all costs, including canceling their Starrcade fight.

The two ultimately clashed in the ring in 1998 at Souled Out, with Nash hurting The Giant’s neck after he bungled his iconic jackknife powerbomb finisher.

Wight signed a ten-year deal with the World Wrestling Federation on February 9, 1999, and made his debut at St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: In Your House as Paul Wight, a member of Vince McMahon’s group, The Corporation.

Despite maintaining the championship against Big Boss Man at Armageddon, Big Show lost it to Triple H on the January 3, 2000 episode of Raw.

On April 15, 2004, edition of SmackDown!, Big Show stated that if he did not defeat Eddie Guerrero that night, he would leave the company.

Big Show was selected to the Raw brand in the 2005 WWE draught lottery on the June 27 edition of Raw, barring him from competing in a scheduled Six-Man Elimination match for the SmackDown! Championship.

Big Show and Kane “injured” Batista by throwing a double chokeslam against a vehicle window on the November 21, 2005 edition of Raw.

Following that, Big Show was one of eight competitors in the 2006 Road to WrestleMania Tournament, with the winner receiving a chance at the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 22.

Wight’s contract terminated on February 8, 2007, after two months of inactivity.

Big Show made his comeback on WWE television on February 17, 2008, at No Way Out, attempting to assault Rey Mysterio following his World Heavyweight Championship bout with Edge, but got into a violent altercation with the boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. after Mayweather challenged Big Show from the audience.

Big Show and Miz lost the Unified WWE Tag Team Championship against The Hart Dynasty on the April 26, 2010 edition of Raw.

Big Show lost a Fatal 4-Way match to decide the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship on the January 7, 2011 episode of SmackDown, owing to interference from former Nexus leader Wade Barrett.

Big Show used the KO Punch to knock out Roman Reigns of The Shield on SmackDown on March 1, 2013, after Reigns was slammed into him during an attack on Randy Orton and Sheamus.

On January 28, 2016, episode of SmackDown, Big Show made a U-Turn by assisting Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, and Chris Jericho in fending off all members of The Wyatt Family, whom he, Kane, and Ryback defeated at Fastlane after several singles match against the likes of Erick Rowan and Braun Strowman, all of which were won.

Big Show returned from injuries over a year later as a fan favorite on the January 6, 2020 episode of Raw, teaming with Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe to beat Seth Rollins and AOP through disqualification.

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) announced on February 24, 2021, that Big Show, now known as Paul Wight in AEW, had joined with the promotion and would be providing commentary with Tony Schiavone for their upcoming YouTube series AEW Dark: Elevation.

Big Show some movies

1996Reggie’s Prayer
1998The Waterboy
2017The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania!
2019Fighting with My Family
Big Show some movies

Big Show income model

Monthly Income$60 Thousand+ (Rupees – 45 Lakh+)
Yearly Income$8.5 Lakh+ (Rupees – 6 Crore+)
Big Show income model

Private & early life

Melissa Ann Piavis, Wight’s first wife, was married to him on February 14, 1997. Their divorce was formalized on February 6, 2002, after they separated in 2000. They have a daughter together.

On February 11, 2002, he married Bess Katramados, his second wife. They are the parents of two children.

Wight has been a strong supporter of the Special Olympics for many years, notably during the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey, when he was a part of the Opening Ceremony.

Later that year, he was chosen as a WWE Goodwill Ambassador for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

He has been a Global Ambassador for Special Olympics International since 2018.


1996Rookie of the Year
2002Most Embarrassing Wrestler
2003Ranked him No. 137 of the top 500 singles wrestlers of the PWI
2009Tag Team of the Year
2012Betrayal of the Year
Big Show awards


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