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Bess Katramados: WWE Star Big Show wife biography, early life, career, height, weight, husband, net worth

Bess Katramados: WWE Star Big Show wife biography, early life, career, height, weight, husband, net worth

Jul 16, 2021 11:32
Elisa Mueller

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Bess Katramados, born in Illinois, United States of America, is a fitness trainer as well as a popular former model. She is the second wife of WWE superstar Paul Wight also known as Big Show. She was born in 1973, but her exact birth date remains unknown. She pursued her career as a model in New York. She gained much popularity after marrying Big Show. She has two children with Big Show after their marriage.

Before marrying Bess Katramados, Show was wedded to Melissa Piavis, from whom they have one daughter Cierra. His marriage with Melissa started falling apart, and after meeting Bess, he decided to file for divorce with Melissa. According to some reports, they were already dating, and just after five days of divorce with Melissa, Big Show married Bess that was on 6th February 2002. After their marriage, Bess Katramados has been the personal trainer of Big Show and left her career behind to take care of her husband. 

Bess Katramados had always dreamt of entering the glamour world. She started her career in her hometown Illinois. In 2020 when Netflix released a show titled "The Big Show", which starred her husband, she became the talk of the town. 

Bess Katramados early life

She was born into a Christian family and was extremely close with her grandparents, even more than her parents. Even after being a popular face in the media, there is no information about her personal life. Bess has never spoken about her parents, siblings, or childhood memories. She completed her schooling at Lutheran High in Illinois. She was not very much into studies and, in her final year of school, started developing an interest in modeling. After her graduation from the USA, she registered herself in a modeling agency. She had a decent career and got projects before meeting Big Show.

Bess Katramados relationship

It is said that around 2000, Big Show and his first wife started having issues in their marital life. When he met Bess, they fell for each other, after which Big Show and his wife Melissa decided to get divorced. Show and Katramados are blessed with two children, and Bess is also the stepmother of Show's first child Cierra Wight. Their children's names have not been revealed to the public. Both Bess and her husband Big Show stay away from the public eye and are now living with their children in Miami, Florida, in the USA.

Bess Katramados height and weight

Bess Katramados is a former model and fitness instructor, so she has a well-maintained body. She is about 5 feet 8 inches tall but is noticeably shorter as compared to her husband Big Show, obviously because Show has a large build. Although her weight is not known, she must have a standard weight of around 64 kg considering her profession. She has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair, which perfectly complements her face.

TBess Katramados trivia

She doesn't prefer to share her personal life on social media and is extremely protective of her personal information. She does not share many pictures of herself on social media. Show and Katramados bought a mansion in Miami, the USA, in 2010, where they reside. She is a humble and beautiful lady and is also a good stepmother to Big Show's first child.

Husband of Bess Katramados: Big Show

Bess's husband Big Show was born on February 8, 1972, in South Carolina, the USA, to his father, Paul Wight Sr. and his mother's name is not known. His actual name is Paul Donald Wight II. The Show was detected with acromegaly at an early age which is a disorder that results in excess growth hormone production. He later underwent surgery to cure his disorder. He was 6 feet and 2 inches tall and weighed 220lb already by the time Big Show went to high school. He joined Wyman Kind Academy to play football after his matriculation but left because of disagreements with his coach. He joined Northern Oklahoma College briefly after his matriculation. He later moved to Wichita University and played basketball there. Around this time, he had to undergo surgery for the pituitary gland. He also was a Southern Illinois University student.

Big Show career

The Show had done many odd jobs before starting his career as a professional wrestler, like working for the karaoke company, which led him to meet wrestler Danny Bonaduce. Danny introduced Show to the great Hulk Hogan, and in this way, he entered the wrestling world. He subsequently met Eric Bischoff and had a meeting with the Vice President of WCW at that time. He always looked up to Arn Anderson and Rick Flair, whom he got to meet when he was invited to the Rosemont Horizon show. He made his debut at World Champion Wrestling in 1995. He initially entered the world of wrestling with the name of The Giant but later changed to Big Show. With this, his career as a wrestler took a big leap, and he tasted success. He has now become a well-known personality and has won eleven tag-team wrestling championships. He also is a recipient of various other awards like the Slammy award, 12th Grand Slam championships, and so on.

Big Show as an actor

Apart from Wrestling, he also has earned his name as an actor. He made his film debut in 1996 with Reggie's Prayer. He then went on to star in other films like 'Waterboy' in the year 1998 alongside Adam Sandler, 'MacGruber', and 'Vendetta' and so on. In 2019 he worked on a film called 'Fighting with my Family. His latest work was The Big Show Show, where he appeared as himself.

Big Show net worth

He is a household name for his wrestling championships and recipient of numerous awards, which is the reason for his huge wealth. He also has worked in various films for some years now. His wealth is estimated to be around $20 million, which will rise along with his future work. 


What is the height of Bess Katramados?

Bess Katramados has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

How many children does Bess Katramados have?

Bess Katramados have two kids, one son, and one daughter.

What is the net worth of Bess Katramados?

Bess Katramados has a net worth of 25 Million USD as per the latest records.

Elisa Mueller | Elisa Mueller was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to a mother who taught reading and a father who taught film. As a result, she spent an excessive amount of her childhood reading books and watching movies. She went to the University of Kansas for college, where she earned bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. She moved to New York City and worked for Entertainment Weekly magazine for ten years, visiting film sets all over the world.


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