|Big Cass Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1986|
Big Cass is an American professional wrestler who is best known for his stint with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) where had performed under the ring name Big Cass, a shortened version of his previous ring name Colin Cassady, between 2011 and 2018. Before and after this stint, he had performed in numerous promotions under several different ring names, most notably CaZXL. During his time at WWE, he had formed a strong tag team pairing with Enzo Amore and they had won the WWE NXT ‘Year-End Award for Tag Team of the Year’ in 2015. He has also spent a fair share of his wrestling career out of the ring due to several personal issues.
Big Cass, Big Bill Young, Big C, Big Cazz, Colin Cassady, CaZXL
Glendale, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Orlando, Orange County, Florida, United States
Big Cass had attended the Archbishop Molloy High School, a college preparatory, Catholic school in Queens, New York City.
After his high school graduation, he had earned a scholarship to join the New York University (NYU). He had entered the institution in the pre-medical field but had later switched to economics. He had graduated from there in 2009.
He is represented by Douglas Lawson, Booking Agent, United States.
7 ft or 213.5 cm
125 kg or 275.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Big Cass has dated –
- Leah Van Dale (2013–2017) – Big Cass had dated fellow professional wrestler Leah Van Dale aka Carmella between 2013 and 2017. It was reported that the pair had become a couple during a season of Total Divas, but had later separated for unknown reasons.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Irish and Italian descent.
- Toned physique
- Towering frame
- Long, straight hair
- Sports a rugged beard
Big Cass Facts
- While Big Cass was a student at the Archbishop Molloy High School, he used to work as a peer tutor, a homeless shelter volunteer and was also a member of the National Honor Society, an organization for high school students in the United States. He was also athletically inclined, used to play basketball, and was featured in the Catholic High School Athletic Association‘s ‘Senior Classic All-Star Game’.
- While studying at the New York University (NYU), he had represented the NYU Violets men’s basketball team, as a center, from 2005–06 to the 2008-09 season. In the last of these seasons, he was the team’s co-captain. After graduating from New York University, he had founded a ticket brokerage company that used to specialize in events held at iconic venues such as the Madison Square Garden and the Yankee Stadium.
- As Big Cass, he was included as a playable character in the video games WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, and WWE 2K18.
- In 2017, he was ranked at number 94 in the PWI 500, an annual list of the 500 best professional wrestlers in the world, published by Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. A year earlier, he had been ranked number 10 in the list of 10 best WWE wrestlers of 2016, published by Rolling Stone magazine.
Featured Image by Big Cass / Instagram