Big Show, Paul Wight Biography


More about the relationship

Big Show is a married man. He exchanged vows with Bess Katramados on 11 Feb 2002.

They started to date each other in 2000 while he was still with his first spouse. His current wife by profession is a model who studied at Illinois Lutheran High school.

This couple has two children, a son, and a daughter.

First Wedding

Previously, Paul was in love with Melissa Ann Piavis whom he wedded on Valentine’s day of 1997. But only after three years of living together, they start to live apart. Their divorce was settled on February 6, 2002

Between this time, they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Cierra Wight in 1988.

Relationship Facts of Big Show, Paul Wight

  • Big Show, Paul Wight is married to Bess Katramados {Compare Couple}.
  • Big Show, Paul Wight married on February 11, 2002.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 225 days 💑
  • He is father of Three.
  • Big Show, Paul Wight is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Big Show, Paul Wight?

Paul Wight famous as Big Show is an American wrestler as well as an actor. Paul Wight’s moves Bearhug, Headbutt, and Colossal Clutch are the trademark of his style.

In addition, he was with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from 1995 till 1999 plus with WWE from 1999 till 2021.

Big Show: Age, Parent, Ethnicity, Education

The wrestler was born on 08 Feb 1972 in Aiken, South Carolina, the United States as Paul Donald Wight II. His father was Paul Wight Sr. (passed away due to cancer) and his mother’s name is unknown.

He belongs to American nationality and is of Caucasian ancestry.

Talking about his education, he studied at Wyman King Academy and then Northern Oklahoma Junior College. Later he enrolled at Wichita State University plus was at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 till 1993.

Big Show: Career, Professional life

Paul Wight started his fighting career in 1994 and has participated in several championships. Trained by Larry Sharpe plus Thrasher, this Giant has defeated many other wrestlers.

He has fought with Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, John Morrison, Chavo Guerrero, Tommy Dreamer, etc.

The ring matches he competed in were Pro Wrestling Illustrated, World Championship Wrestling, Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Memphis Wrestling, and many more.

For his fighting style, he was titled Rookie of the Year/Wrestler of the Year in 1996, Tag Team of the Year in 2009, Most Embarrassing Wrestler in 2002, and Worst Wrestler in 2001/2002.

Big Show won WWF/E Championship two times, ECW World Championship one time, World Heavyweight Championship two times, WWF/E Hardcore Championship three times, and WWF/World Tag Team Championship five times.

As an actor

Paul is also an amazing actor. He debuted with a TV series Thunder in Paradise in an uncredited role in 1994. His other TV shows are Hollywood Squares, Fast & Furious Spy Racers, Hannity & Colmes, The Cindy Margolis Show, Star Trek: Enterprise, etc.

He also appeared in movies titled Jingle All The Way in 1996, MacGruber in 2010, Knucklehead in 2010, Countdown in 2016, The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania! in 2017, etc.

Big Show: Salary, Net Worth

Being one of a successful personalities, his net worth is said to be $15 million. Other information regarding his cars and salary is not available.

He also advertised brands such as Chef Boyardee Ravioli (2000), Stacker 2 (2003), etc. Paul had a house of four bedrooms, a swimming pool, and a private boat dock that was bought in 2001 and sold in 2017.

His Miami property has six bedrooms, two fireplaces, a media room, a pool/spa combo, and more.

Big Show: Rumor and controversy

This talented actor and wrestler haven’t been surrounded by any huge rumors or scandals. But he was arrested two times.

At first in Dec 1998, the police caught him for allegedly exposing a female motel employee. However, he was let go due to a lack of evidence. The second time he was caught was in March 1999 for another assault.

The case was filed by Robert Sawyer in who said Paul broke his jaw in 1998. He also added that this wrestler abused him verbally and threatened him too.

But just after three days, the decision was made and Paul was found not guilty.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Paul Wight has a built body standing with a towering height of 7 inches.

Likely, his weight is 200 kg. He has blonde-colored hair and green-colored eyes.

When he was 12 years old, his height was 6 ft 2 inches.

The reason for his body growth is called acromegaly which is a condition that makes the pituitary gland produce extra growth hormone.

He underwent surgery in 1990 to make it stop.

Social media

Paul Wight is active on Instagram with over 1.4M followers and around 2.4M followers on Twitter.

Also, he is on sites such as Facebook with around 90k fans.


  • He is 50 years of age, as of 2021.
  • His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • He joined Twitter in September 2010.
  • People also call him Big Nasty Bastard, The Giant, Big Show, Showkishi, The Showster, etc.
  • At the present time, he lives in Tempa, Florida area.
  • His shoe size is 8.5 US.


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