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Big Show Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Jr. Paul Donald Wight

Nick Name / Ring Name

Big Nasty Bastard, The Giant, Big Show, Showkishi, The Showster, The Big Showbowski, The World’s Largest Athlete, Paul Wight, Big Pee Wee

Big Show

Sun Sign


Born Place

Aiken, South Carolina, USA


Tampa, Florida, USA




Paul Wight did schooling from Wyman King Academy, Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina. He, then, attended Northern Oklahoma Junior College, Tonkawa, OK. Further, he went to Wichita State University, where he played basketball. Wight also attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993. In all, Paul Wight has a good educational background.


Professional Wrestler


  • Father – Paul Wight Sr. (Died due to cancer)


Big Show’s managers during wrestling were –

  • Jimmy Hart
  • Shane McMahon
  • Paul Bearer
  • Paul Heyman
  • Joy Giovanni




7 ft or 213 cm

Although, he is considered 6 ft 11 in or 211 cm without his boots.


200 kg or 441 pounds


Paul Wight had married

  1. Melissa Ann Piavis (1997-2002) – Paul married Melissa, his first wife on Valentine’s day, i.e., February 14, 1997. They separated in 2000. But, their divorce was finalized on February 6, 2002. He has 1 daughter named Cierra.
  2. Bess Katramados (2002-Present) – Bess and Paul married on February 11, 2002 (after 5 days of his official divorce with the first wife). Together, they have 2 children.

Bess Katramados
Big Show’s wife Bess Katramados

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Blonde (Natural)

He turned ‘Bald’ later on.

Eye Color

Green eyes with a hint of blue

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Biggest athlete in the sports entertainment
  • Towering height

Shoe Size

8.5 E

Brand Endorsements

Apart from WWE commercials, he has appeared in a commercial for Chef Boyardee Ravioli (2000), Stacker 2 (2003), etc.



Best Known For

His professional wrestling fights

Big Show Body

First Film

1996 film Reggie’s Prayer for his role as Mr. Portola.

He had his first major role in Knucklehead (2010) as Walter Krunk, produced by WWE Studios.

First TV Show

1994 action-adventure TV series Thunder in Paradise. But, Paul Wight was not in the starring role.

Personal Trainer

Larry Sharpe (Retired professional wrestler and owner of Monster Factory professional wrestling school), Jim Duggan (better known as Hacksaw) and Glenn Ruth (better known as Thrasher) are his trainers.

Big Show Favorite Food

Chicken Curry

During Wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Chokeslam
    • Cobra clutch backbreaker, sometimes followed by a spin-out cobra clutch slam
    • Colossal Clutch
    • Final Cut (Spinning headlock elbow drop)
    • WMD – Weapon of Mass Destruction (Right-handed knockout hook)
  • Signature moves
    • Abdominal stretch
    • Bearhug
    • Big boot
    • Diving elbow drop
    • Fallaway powerbomb
    • Headbutt
    • Military press slam
    • Open-handed chop to a cornered opponent’s chest
    • Running senton
    • Sidewalk slam
    • Spear

Big Show Title

Big Show Facts

  1. Big Show is so much tall due to a disease called acromegaly. This is a disease of the endocrine system in which the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone (GH). In the early 1990s, he underwent a surgery after which his growth was halted.
  2. Big Show was arrested in December 1998 for allegedly exposing himself to a hotel clerk in Memphis, Tennessee.
  3. His ring size (the size of the jewelry ring worn on the finger) is 22.
  4. He has the most records for losing at WrestleMania.
  5. He always enters or goes out of the ring on the top rope.
  6. Paul Wight once said, “I am the biggest, nastiest bastard to ever set foot in the WWF (now WWE), and I am damn proud of it.”
  7. He is the 12th Grand Slam champion.
  8. Paul Wight is known as the World’s Largest Athlete. Hence, he is called as The Giant.
  9. He is a 3-time member of nWo (New World Order).
  10. By the age of 12, he was 6 ft 2 in or 188 cm in height and weighed around 100 kg or 220 pounds.

Did we miss anyone?


  1. Just watched Big Show get conquered by the “Beast Incarnate”, BROCK LESNAR, as he was introduced to Suplex City and the F-5 tornado at the famous Madison Square Garden in New York. He received a double dose as he stumbled into a second visit to Suplex City and hurled into another F-5 after he was pinned and Lesnar returned after leaving and walking the entire entry ramp.
    Beast end the Giant.


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