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There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs, this line has been very well proved by ‘Nicholas Theodore Nemeth’ professionally known as ‘Dolph Ziggler’ who is an American professional wrestler as well as a stand-up comedian. He performs on the SmackDown under the ring name Dolph Ziggler and is currently signed to WWE.
He also performed with several other names such as Nick Nemeth, Nicky, Nick Metro, and Nic Nemeth. Since his childhood, he was an avid fan of wrestling and attended a wrestling event at the Richfield Coliseum.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 27 July 1980, this prominent WWE player turned 41 years in 2021. He seems enough tall with his height which is 183 in centimeters and 6’0” feet. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 99 in kilograms and 218 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with the body measurements of 45 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 16 inches biceps approximately.
He earns from his professional wrestling career and has bagged quite a fortune after signing with WWE. As per the sources, his estimated net worth is $3 million approx.
Education / Family
Dolph was born and raised up in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, and belongs to Hungarian ethnicity. He is born to his father Donald P. Nemeth and his mother Kelly F. Nemeth. He also has two brothers named Ryan and Donald.
As of his education, he completed his schooling at St. Edward High School in Lakewood where he was an amateur wrestler. After that, he was graduated in political science with a pre-law minor from Kent State University.
|Birth Place||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Date of birth||27 July 1980|
|Age||41 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 6’0”
In centimeters: 183 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 99 kg
In pounds: 218 lbs
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|School||St. Edward High School|
|College||Kent State University|
|Home town||Phoenix, Arizona|
|Fathers name||Donald P. Nemeth|
|Mothers name||Kelly F. Nemeth
|Brothers||Ryan and Donald|
Career / Fashion and Style
He signed a development contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after he signed a development contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). After that, he was assigned to WWE development territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). He made his debut in the ring with the name of “Nick Nemeth”.
In 2005, he was promoted to WWE’s Raw brand where he made his debut in an episode of Sunday Night Heat. In this episode, he teamed up with White in a tag team match. Thereafter, WWE sent back him to OVW with the nickname “Nicky”. Then, he joined the cheerleading-themed The Spirit Squad which has 5 wrestlers.
In 2006, this team debuted on Raw and won the World Tag Team Championship in the same year. In November 2006, he returned back to OVV. In 2007, he was assigned to Florida Championship (FCW) and won the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship twice.
In September 2008, he was repackaged as Dolph Ziggler upon his return to the main roster and was suspended for 30 days for a violation of WWE’s Wellness Program policy. On 1 December 2008, he fought his first match on Raw under the name “Ziggler” against Batista but he lost that match.
In the same month, he gained his first victory under the name Ziggler against R-Truth. In April 2009, he was drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2009 Supplemental Draft and made his SmackDown debut in April 2009. He fought his first match against the United States Champion Montel Vontavios Porter (MVP).
He won the Intercontinental Championship six times, the United States Championship twice, Raw Tag Team Championship once, and World Heavyweight Championship. He was the 2012 Money in the Bank winner and has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WWE.
In 2013, he started his stand-up comedy for the first time in a small venue in Los Angeles. In his preparations for a comedy career, he studied comedy for almost ten years and grew up a fan of comedians such as Jan Hooks, Phil Hartman, Adam Sandler, Johnny Carson, Jon Lovitz, Dana Carvey, George Wallace, and Brian Regan.
Along with professional wrestlers John Morrison and his brother Sarah Tiana, he hosted a monthly improv comedy show, Flying Chuck. In July 2018, he appeared on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle III. From January to March 2019, he embarked on his first headlining tour.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he didn’t marry yet but he was linked with several beautiful WWE divas such as Vickie Guerrero, AJ Lee, and Diva Maria. Moreover, he was also romantically linked up with other divas.
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Dolph Ziggler:
|Favorite Actor||Tom Hanks|
|Favorite Actress||Emmanuelle Chriqui|
|Favorite Food||Cake and Ice cream|
Some Interesting Facts About Dolph Ziggler
- At the age of 12, he made up his mind to become a professional wrestler.
- Dolph was a three-time All-Mid-American Conference champion.
- He won three amateur wrestling championships and is the last wrestler from Kent State University.
- Between 2000 and 2003, he had 121 career wins.
- He is quite popular on Instagram with has over 3 million followers.
- He won Intercontinental Championship six times and the United States Championship twice.
- Dolph was a huge fan of the Cleveland Browns.
- He speaks American Sign Language fluently.
- His name “Ziggler” was given to him by his friend while the ring name “Dolph” comes from his great-grandfather’s name.