In the history of growing WWE sports, we have numerous grand wrestlers who will be remembered as legends. More than 300 live events are organised in the US and abroad throughout the year. WWE or World Wrestling Entertainment started back in the 1950s era & created an unforgettable impression on the audience. The WWE tournament originated in the United States, and gradually launched events in other countries.
Interestingly, wrestling requires tough physical fitness to stay in the field for longer. In the blog ahead, we will take a look at the top 10 tallest WWE wrestlers who marked names in history.
1. Giant Gonzalez (8 Feet)
(Real name: Jorge González) Giant Gonzalez is one of the tallest WWE players in history. He stood strong in the ring with a height of 8ft, with a weight of 460 lbs.
The player started his journey on 19 May 1990. With his height preference, he started getting famous as a strong wrestler, which led to his entry into several series and appearances in movies. He played under Vince McMahon’s WWF organisation, where the player got the famous ring name Giant Gonzales. Afterwards, in Japan, in 1998, he retired due to a back injury and returned back to his birth town.
2. Andre: The Giant
André René Roussimoff, famous with the ring name of Andre the Giant, fell in the list of tallest WWE wrestlers with a height of 7 ft 4”. Coming from the background of the farming community, he began the wrestling journey by playing matches in South Africa, Algeria, Morocco, England, Scotland, and Tunisia to emerge as a famous player. His remarkable performance made him a national sensation and his popularity invited him to TV commercials.
3. Omos (7 feet 3 inches)
Tolulope “Jordan” Omogbehin, who got the widely famous ring name Omos, was a brilliant player with a height of 7 ft 3” & weight of 416 lbs. Omos made his debut on July 18, 2019, joined WWE, started his wrestling career in house shows, and appeared in RAW Underground as a bouncer. He achieved the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship one time and won the 25-man dual-branded Battle Royale winner once.
4. Giant Silva (7 Feet 2 inch)
Paulo César da Silva, ring name Giant Silva, was a former basketball player from Brazil & an olympian and also counted among the tallest WWE wrestlers. His debut year was 1997, his memorable event was SummerSlam where he was on the winning side for a team match. He was under WWE till 1999, afterwards joining New Japan Pro-Wrestling and Hustle in 2001 for 7 years.
5. The Great Khali (7 Feet 1 inch)
Dalip Singh Rana, famous on the ring as The Great Khali. He is one of the recognised players who originated from India, with a height of 7 ft 1” and a weight of 347 lbs. He started wrestling in 2000 with WWE, during his championship career. He directly faced the legendary Undertaker to catch attention. Khali became famous as an innocent and quite friendly personality among spectators.
6. Big Cass (7 Feet)
William Morrissey was famous for the name under the ring as Big Bill or Big Cass. His physical advance of height 7 feet and his weight 276 lbs, made him win the title of 1x AEW World Tag Team Championship. Starting his career in 2009, he took a roller coaster ride and is known for his partnership with Enzo Amore from 2013 to 2017.
7. Big Show (7 Feet)
Paul Wight got the famous name for a ring as Big Show. One of the remarkable wrestlers started his career in 1994 and earned numerous achievements including two times WWE Championships, a World Heavyweight Championship, and a WCW World Heavyweight Championship. His strong physical appearance with a height of 7 feet, and weight of 383 lbs made him a star player of WWE.
8. Kurrgan (7 Feet)
Robert Maillet provided the name of Kurrgan, one of the tallest WWE wrestlers with a height of 7 feet and a weight of 350 lbs. He joined WWE in 1997 and remained till 1999, being a part of the Truth Commission and the Oddities.
9. Kane (7 Feet)
Glenn Jacobs, famous with the name of Kane, started in 1992 with WWE. His height is 7 feet and his weight is 323 lbs drew him massive success and achievements. He got the title of WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, ECW Champion, and WCW Tag Team Championship.
10. Kevin Nash (6 Feet 11 Inches)
The hall of famer, Kevin Nash stood strong as the tallest WWE wrestler with a height of 6ft 11” & weight 328 lbs. He won 5 times WCW World Heavyweight Championship, and 9 times WCW World Tag Team Championship. Joined WWE in 1990 and left an amazing performance on Monday Night Wars.
Talk to any 90s-era kids, they will possibly share the best excitement for WWE! The audience loves to watch the wrestler’s face off, and history is filled with iconic players who touch the high sky. Follow SportnScoop for more such updates!
WWE stands for World Wrestling Entertainment. It is also known to be World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., a large organisation that plans & launches professional wrestling programs. One of the reputable firms based out of the United States under the wrestling industry.
Some of the famous are Undertaker (Mark William Calaway), John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, and Stone Cold Steve Austin
WWE or World Wrestling Entertainment was founded in 1952 by Jess McMahon.
Giant Gonzalez is on the top with a height of 8 feet.
There is no height preference, professional wrestlers can be even 4 feet, however, the high range becomes an advantage.