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Jim Duggan Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jim Duggan Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 120 kg
Date of Birth January 14, 1954
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Debra Duggan

Jim Duggan is an American professional wrestler who is popularly known by his ring name “Hacksaw”. He is signed with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under a Legends contract.

Born Name

James Edward Duggan Jr.

Nick Name

Jim, Hacksaw

Jim Duggan at Allentown, Pennsylvania as seen in October 2011
Jim Duggan at Allentown, Pennsylvania as seen in October 2011 (Endlessdan / Wikimedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Glens Falls, New York, United States


Lugoff, South Carolina, United States




He went to Southern Methodist University.


Professional Wrestler


Jim Duggan is represented by –

  • World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
  • Global Force Entertainment, Inc., Professional Wrestling Organization, Tennessee, United States




6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm


120 kg or 264.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jim Duggan has dated –

  1. Debra Duggan – Jim Duggan is married to Debra Duggan whom he has 2 daughters with, namely Celia and Rebecca.
Jim Duggan with his wife Debra as seen in October 2019
Jim Duggan with his wife Debra as seen in October 2019 (Jim Duggan / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


He has English and Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

He often tends to dye his hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Jim Duggan as seen in May 2013
Jim Duggan as seen in May 2013 (Mike Kalasnik / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Bearded Jawline
  • Round Face


He was raised Presbyterian.

Jim Duggan as seen in October 2012
Jim Duggan as seen in October 2012 (Nightscream / Wikimedia / CC-BY-3.0)

Jim Duggan Facts

  1. He is best known for his character in which he uses a 2×4 length of wood as his weapon, the battle cry “Hooo!” and the “USA!” cheer.
  2. He was the winner of the first-ever Royal Rumble match in 1998.
  3. Duggan has been a United States Heavyweight Champion and a World Television Champion.
  4. He was a star athlete back in high school. He was a letterman in football, track, wrestling, and basketball. In the wrestling category, he won the New York State High School wrestling championship, making him the first wrestler from Glen Falls to bring home the victory.
  5. After college, he was signed by the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) but was released after he encountered knee injuries.
  6. He turned into professional wrestling with the help of fellow wrestler Fritz Von Erich. They met while Dugan was on a recruiting trip to SMU.
  7. Duggan’s first professional match against Gino Hernandez took place in 1979.
  8. After a brief stint with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Duggan started working regularly for Georgia Championship Wrestling. At the time, he was known by two in-ring aliases, “Big” Jim Duggan and as “The Convict”, a masked wrestler. He then began wrestling in a promotion based in San Antonio, Texas, where he got his well-known alias name “Hacksaw”.
  9. He was signed to the WWF in January 1987 and made his first major appearance at WrestleMania III, during which he also made his pay-per-view debut. Prior to his appearance at WrestleMania III, he started his first WWF feud with Nikolai Volkoff.
  10. Duggan’s first major WWF match was at the first-ever Survivor Series pay-per-view in 1987, during which he participated in the first match and was also a member of the winning team.
  11. In the summer of 1994, after spending a year wrestling independently throughout the Northeast and a tour of Austria for Catch Wrestling Association, he signed a contract with World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
  12. On April 2, 2011, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by fellow inductee, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase.
  13. Duggan appeared as ‘Himself’ in the film Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies wherein he battled the undead with his 2×4. He also appeared in an episode of the Harry and the Hendersons TV series in 1991.

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

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