|Dolph Ziggler Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||July 27, 1980|
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.
Nicholas Theodore Nemeth
Dolph Ziggler, Nic Nemeth, Nick Nemeth
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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.
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Producer
- 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)
WWE Performance Center
6 ft or 183 cm
99 kg or 218 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dolph Ziggler has dated –
- Tammy Lynn Sytch – WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, valet, and [email protected] Tammy Sytch is believed to have dated Dolph Ziggler.
- 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.
- 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.
- Amy Schumer (2012) – Comedian Amy Schumer was once a part of wrestling sensation Dolph Ziggler’s love life, but their relationship was short-felt.
- Dana Brooke (2015) – Wrestler Dana Brooke was rumored to be dating Dolph Ziggler in 2015. Though there was no public mentioning.
- Trisha Paytas (2016) – Television sensation Trisha had a short-lived encounter with Dolph Ziggler which did not last for more than a year.
Race / Ethnicity
He is believed to have Hungarian and Irish roots.
Dark Brown (Natural)
He prefers to dye his hair ‘blonde’.
- Dyed blonde hair
- Strong facial muscles
- Broad smile
- Wide Cheekbones
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
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.
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.
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 Facts
- 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.
- Prior to his WWE career, Dolph Ziggler was accepted at the law school of Arizona State University which he never pursued.
- Dolph Ziggler is well versed in Americal Sign Language.
- Since the age of 5, Dolph Ziggler wanted to be a professional wrestler.
- 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.
- In 2011, Dolph Ziggler was one of the most underrated superstars in WWE.
- He was presented with a Slammy Award for Best Twitter Handle or Social Champion in 2014.
- He was ranked at #9 in the top 500 single wrestlers PWI 500 list of 2013.
- Nemeth revealed his ring name “Dolph Ziggler” on a Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling Podcast.
- In July 2016, Dolph Ziggler was drafted to SmackDown.
- If Dolph had a time machine, he would go back to “1985’s Van Halen” era.
- Ziggler thinks that Sebastian, the character from Disney, is what defines him.
- He would like to wrestle ‘Honest Abe’ if he got the chance.
- If he gets the chance to wrestle for a cause, it would be Animal ASPCA.
- If Dolph wasn’t a wrestler, he would have either been a lawyer or a stand-up comedian.
- Connect with Dolph on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
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