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Paul Wight became a wrestler following a chance encounter with actor Danny Bonnaduce, who introduced him to Hulk Hogan. Introduced as Andre the Giant’s son in WCW, Wight won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in his first match against Hogan, and later became an integral part of the WCW vs. nWo storyline. He joined WWE in 1999 and would win the first of several WWE Championships in November of that year. After working on and off for WWE for over 20 years, he departed the promotion to join All Elite Wrestling in February of 2021, where he now works as a part time wrestler and color commentator.Organization: AEW
Birth Name: Paul Donald Wight, Jr.
Born: February 8, 1972 (age 50) in Aiken, South Carolina
Contract Status: Signed long-term deal with AEW in February 2021.
Major Titles Held:ECW World Championship (once), WCW World Heavyweight Championship (twice), WCW World Tag Team Championship (three times), World Heavyweight Championship (twice), World Tag Team Championship (five times), WWE Intercontinental Championship (once), WWE Tag Team Championship (three times), WWE United States Championship (once), WWE Championship (twice), WWF Hardcore Championship (three times)