Wrestling is a game of power and skills but height is also a plus point for the wrestlers. We have seen many tallest wrestlers dominating in the game. Here is a list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers in the history of WWE.
Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers in WWE History
10. Big Show (Height: 7′ 0″ (2.13 m)
Paul Donald Wight II was born on 8 February in 1972 in Aiken, South Carolina, United States. He is an American professional wrestler and actor and famous by his ring name Big Show. Paul Wight is American professional wrestler with the perfect height of 2.13 m, his body weight is 200kg. Due to his height and weight he got 10th position in the list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He is famous with ring name “big show” and officially known as The Giant, Big Show in the start of his career in WCW. Within the weeks of entering WWE he was change his name as BIG SHOW. 7 feet tall Big show is seven times World Champion wrestler and got the title of World’s Largest Athlete. When Big Show was in school, he was a remarkable Athlete. He is a standout football player. He had a huge strength, which could fright the hell out of his foe.
9. The Great Khali (Height: 7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
Dalip Singh Rana was born 27 August in 1972 in India. He is Indian actor, promoter, powerlifter and professional wrestler best known for his amazing time with WWE. Khali is professional wrestler with the perfect height of 2.16m and weight is 157kg. Due to this height and weight he secured 9th position in Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. The Great Khali is the first Indian wrestler to be sign up a contract by WWE. At present he is a member of WWE Smack down Roster. He was a police officer with Punjab Police before, signing contract to WWE. In the year of 2007 he also became the World Heavyweight champion. He dispute with top wrestlers such as Cane and Undertaker. Khali is quite stiff in his body structure and also his moves are limited to chops, swats, and awkward slams.
8. Giant Silva Height: 7′ 2″ (2.18 m)
Paulo César da Silva was born 21 July 1963 in Brazil. He is a Brazilian former national basketball player for the Brazilian national basketball team, later mixed martial artist and professional wrestler with perfect height of 2.18m and weight of 175kg. He is famous with ring name Giant Silva. Due to this height and weight he secured 8th position in Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He was one of the most aggressive wrestlers of all time. He was once a member of Brazilian National Olympic Football Team. During the 90s he had also been a member of WWF. In the year 2003 he made his debut in MMA. He got little success in his wrestling career, among the 8 fights of his career in wrestling he won only two and lost the rest 6.
7. Gargantua Height: 7′ 2″ (2.18 m)
Kurt Zehe Alias Gargantua was born on 12 January 1913.His ring name is Gargantua. His height is 2.18m which is perfect for wresting that why he remain on 7th in the position Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He the Champion wrestler of Germany. His wrestling career is successful he fought 83 matches in his career, with 47 wins, 23 draws and 8 defeats .After he was brought to the UK after the war, facing former boxer Jack Doyle in what turned out to be a “huge anti-climax”. From Wrestling his career did not ended, he began working in movies for gigantic scary roles.
6. André the Giant Height: 7′ 4″ (2.24 m)
André René Roussimoff, was born on 19 May 1946 in France. He is famous with name as André the Giant. He was a French professional wrestler and actor. André the Giant has been the so far best wrestler in the history of World wrestling. His height was 2.24m which perfect for wrestling and due to this height he secured 6th positon in the list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He had been suffering from Acromegaly or “Gigantism” since his childhood. When he 12, he was already 6’3”. He started his wresting career as Jean Ferre in Montreal and as “Monster Roussimoff” in Japan as his God-Name was Andre Rene Roussimoff. His gigantism also led him to the role in couple of movies back. In 1993 he also became the first wrestler to be listed in the WWE Hall Of Fame. Later in 27th, January 1993 he died of heart Attack in Paris. His signature moves included the Double Underhook Suplex and Sit Down Splash.
5. Raja Lion Height: 7′ 5″ (2.26 m)
The famous 7’5” tall Pakistani wrestler, Raja Lion fights for Fight Factory Pro Wrestling. Due its 2.26 m height he secured position 5th in the list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He was born in Lahore in the year 1966, he is famous wrestler and well know with ring name Raja Lion. Raja has worked in 25 Lollywood Movies and an American movie, Blood fight. His real name is known as, Muhammad Malik Khan, Raja was humoured to be the Dubai’s tallest man at 7’9”. He had fought in more than 3,000 bouts, winning two belts. He is also popular for beating the “INDIAN TIGER” Jeet Singh.
4. Giant Gonzalez Height: 7′ 6″ (2.29 m)
Jorge González was on 31 January in 1996 in El Colorado, Argentina .He is an Argentine basketball player and professional wrestler, better known for his appearances in World Championship Wrestling under the famous ring name El Gigante between 1989 and 1992. Professional wrestler Jorge González height is 2.44m and weight is 209 kg. Due this perfect heigh,t he secured position 4th in the list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. He started his career in 1989 and soon gained a lot of name and fame, as a result of his extra ordinary height. His match with Undertaker in the Wrestle Mania 9 wrestling match had been one of the most famous match of his career. He had a huge strength, which could fright the hell out of his foe.
3. Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan Height details differ from 7’7” to 8’6”. Due its height he secured position 3rd in the list of Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers. The real name of Paul Bunyan was Max Palmer. His wrestling period was less, he is not so famous among wrestling fans. During the early days of his career, he worked as an actor in the movies that required Giant Roles. Later, he started as a professional wrestler but could not carry on long due to his alcoholic habits. There is much humour about the height of Paul Bunyan but the legit information is not available.
2. Silo Sam Height: 7′ 8″ (2.34 m)
Famous with the name like John Harris or Trapper John, Big John Harris, during his early days he has worked as a Bodyguard. Silo Sam was temporarily in the AWA, and also performed in WWF as “Trapper John” during the 90s. Due its height of 2.34 m he secured position 2 in the list Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers . He earned fame and name as an actor in the 1985 box office hit Movie “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure” .The most remarkable factor about Trapper John was his ring outfit and attitude which look like like an angry farm guy frantic to cut its crops. In the year 1987 he pensioned off from wrestling and seemed to disappear from the face of the earth. Later he died on 19th, April 2005.
1. The Willow Bunch Giant Height: 8′ 2.5″ (2.50 m)
Edouard Beaupré grew normally until the age of 3, but when he reached at the age of 9, he was already 6 feet tall. As a teenager he imagined of becoming a Cowboy, but his career as a cowboy got over in two years as when he straddled a horse, his feet would touch the ground. Due to its height of 2.50 From 1898 to 1904, the Giant earned a living being by performing stunts and promoted himself as a strongman without equal. The signature stunt of Edouard was to lift a horse onto his shoulders. He died at an early age of 23 due to Tuberculosis.