Dolph Ziggler Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dolph Ziggler Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight99 kg
Date of BirthJuly 27, 1980
Zodiac SignLeo
GirlfriendNone

Dolph Ziggler is an American professional wrestler signed up with WWE. In June 2018, he won the Intercontinental Championship in his sixth reign. As a professional wrestler, Dolph has established many records in school and is an alumnus of the Kent State University. When he is not wrestling, Dolph also loves to do stand-up comedy and has acted in a few films and constantly keeps Ziggler fans up-to-date on social media. The WWE superstar has more than 3 million fans on Instagram, 3+ million fans on Twitter, and over 2 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Nicholas Theodore Nemeth

Nick Name

Dolph Ziggler, Nic Nemeth, Nick Nemeth

Dolph Ziggler during a WWE Smackdown live event in September 2008
Dolph Ziggler during a WWE Smackdown live event in September 2008 (Mshake3 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Residence

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Dolph Ziggler went to St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio where he participated in wrestling as an amateur wrestler.

Dolph (the heel) graduated from Kent State University, Ohio with a major in political science with a pre-law minor.

Occupation

Professional Wrestler, Actor, Producer

Family

  • Father – Donald P. Nemeth (Father)
  • Mother –  Kelley/Kelly F. (Mother)
  • Siblings – Ryan Nemeth (Youngest Brother) (Former Professional Wrestler who worked with WWE and wrestled under NXT), Donald Nemeth (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Donald S. Nemeth (Paternal Grandfather), Nancy A. Nemeth (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

WWE Performance Center

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

99 kg or 218 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dolph Ziggler has dated –

  1. Tammy Lynn Sytch – WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, valet, and p@rnstar Tammy Sytch is believed to have dated Dolph Ziggler.
  2. Barbie Blank (2008) – The famous WWE Diva, Barbie, had a short-lived relationship with Nic Nemeth in 2008. The couple separated the very same year.
  3. Nikki Bella (2008-2010) – The all-time favorite WWE diva, Nikki Bella, began dating Dolph Ziggler in 2008. The couple was new to WWE and were living in Tampa, Florida and working at WWE’s developmental branch, Florida Championship Wrestling. Everything seemed to have been going well until April 2, 2017, when John Cena got down on his knees during the WrestleMania 33 event and proposed to her. In the summer of 2018, Nikki broke up with John Cena. Since then, there have been rumors that Dolph and Nikki may be together again.
  4. Amy Schumer (2012) – Comedian Amy Schumer was once a part of wrestling sensation Dolph Ziggler’s love life, but their relationship was short-felt.
  5. Ashley Mae Sebera (2015) – Wrestler Ashley Sebera was rumored to be dating Dolph Ziggler in 2015. Though there was no public mentioning.
  6. Trisha Paytas (2016) – Television sensation Trisha had a short-lived encounter with Dolph Ziggler which did not last for more than a year.
Dolph Ziggler as seen during WWE Live WrestleMania Revenge in April 2016
Dolph Ziggler as seen during WWE Live WrestleMania Revenge in April 2016 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is believed to have Hungarian and Irish roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He prefers to dye his hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dyed blonde hair
  • Strong facial muscles
  • Broad smile
  • Wide Cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

Dolph Ziggler has appeared in the TV commercials for –

  • Cricket Wireless 4G LTE
  • Truth (alongside Titus O’Neil) healthcare awareness campaign related to smoking
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure to bring awareness related to breast cancer
  • WWE Network
  • Tapout clothing
Dolph Ziggler as a WWE Intercontinental Champion in September 2014
Dolph Ziggler as a WWE Intercontinental Champion in September 2014 (Megan Elice Meadows / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • The September 19, 2005 episode of Sunday Night Heat where he was made as the enforcer and sidekick for Chavo Guerrero Jr.
  • His finisher move, ‘Zig Zag’
  • Being a part of the Spirit Squad from 2005-2006

First Wrestling Match

He made his debut into wrestling in November 2004 when he signed his contract with WWE.

First Film

In 2001, Nick Nemeth made his debut appearance in the theatrical film Shallow Hal as a ‘nightclub goer.’

First TV Show

Apart from the broadcast of his wrestling matches, Nick made his TV show debut as a guest banker in the TV game show Deal or No Deal in 2009.

Personal Trainer

Apart from his training with Florida Championship Wrestling, Dolph Ziggler has also trained under other wrestling superstars like –

  • Lance Storm
  • Ohio Valley Wrestling
  • Steve Keirn
  • Tom Prichard

Dolph also believes that ‘training with an empty stomach’ is the best way to train to boost weight loss and get better gains through a workout, but keeping yourself hydrated is crucial.

He does not take any breaks in between his workout and indulges in circuit training to push his body to the limit.

Ziggler also likes to mix his workout sessions by training two different parts of the body in one day’s exercise session.

Dolph Ziggler Favorite Things

  • Ice Cream Flavors – Oreo, Cookies, and Cream
  • Movie – Fletch (1985)
  • Art – Comedy
  • Book – Faking It: How to Seem Like a Better Person Without Actually Improving Yourself (By the Writers of CollegeHumor.com)
  • Sports Team – Browns
  • Object – Dollars bills
  • WrestleMania Match – Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels
Source –  BuzzFeed
Dolph Ziggler as seen in April 2014
Dolph Ziggler as seen in April 2014 (Miguel Discart / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Dolph Ziggler Facts

  1. Donald Nemeth, the younger brother of Dolph, was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment for the involuntary murder of a former Marine in January 2016.
  2. Prior to his WWE career, Dolph Ziggler was accepted at the law school of Arizona State University which he never pursued.
  3. Dolph Ziggler is well versed in Americal Sign Language.
  4. Since the age of 5, Dolph Ziggler wanted to be a professional wrestler.
  5. Nick Nemeth settled with his ring name as ‘Dolph’ as that was his great grandfather’s name and ‘Ziggler’ was suggested to him by a friend.
  6. In 2011, Dolph Ziggler was one of the most underrated superstars in WWE.
  7. He was presented with a Slammy Award for Best Twitter Handle or Social Champion in 2014.
  8. He was ranked at #9 in the top 500 single wrestlers PWI 500 list of 2013.
  9. Nemeth revealed his ring name “Dolph Ziggler” on a Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling Podcast.
  10. In July 2016, Dolph Ziggler was drafted to SmackDown.
  11. If Dolph had a time machine, he would go back to “1985’s Van Halen” era.
  12. Ziggler thinks that Sebastian, the character from Disney, is what defines him.
  13. He would like to wrestle ‘Honest Abe’ if he got the chance.
  14. If he gets the chance to wrestle for a cause, it would be Animal ASPCA.
  15. If Dolph wasn’t a wrestler, he would have either been a lawyer or a stand-up comedian.
  16. Connect with Dolph on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Mshake3 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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