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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 December 1966Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Birth NameWilliam Scott Goldberg
Nickname Da Man
Height 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as William Scott Goldberg. He is an actor and producer, known for The Longest Yard (2005), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003) and Santa's Slay (2005). He has been married to Wanda Ferraton since April 10, 2005. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Wanda Ferraton (10 April 2005 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (6)

Finishing move: Jackhammer (Suplex Powerslam)
Finishing move: Spear
Trademark move: Pumphandle Drop
Trademark move: Single Arm Choke into a Gorilla Press Powerslam
Trademark move: Superkick
Slaps self, to get psyched before entering the ring for a match

Trivia (34)

Played college football with the Georgia Bulldogs. Played pro football with the Atlanta Falcons and the Los Angeles Rams, and then signed with the Carolina Panthers. Football career was ended by an abdominal injury when he tore all his abdominal muscles from his pelvis, and had them surgically reattatched.
Trained in the World Championship Wrestling Power Plant wrestling school and entered the ring professionally on September 22nd, 1997.
Became World Championship Wrestling United States Champion on April 21st, 1998 by defeating Raven. His reign lasted until July 26th, 1998 when he gave it up after winning the World Heavyweight title from Hulk Hogan.
Was World Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion from July 6th, 1998 until December 27th, 1998 when he was defeated by Kevin Nash, ending his undefeated streak.
Once worked as a bouncer.
Has a degree in psychology from the University of Georgia.
Is recovering from surgery to the shoulder as a part of an old football injury. [2001]
Lost the tag-team match together with Sarge Dewayne Bruce against Totally Buffed, Lex Luger and Buff Bagwell, thereby ending his new winning streak and was subsequently fired from WCW.
Went 176-0 after his WCW debut. Many believe that WCW actually lost count of the exact number of wins he had at one point, and just decided to use an arbitrary number.
Was handed his first loss by Kevin Nash.
His older brother Mike went to college with Nature Boy Ric Flair and former WWE/AWA wrestler Ken Patera .
His first WWE match was against The Rock Dwayne Johnson at the 2003 Backlash Pay-Per-View. It was The Rock's last match before leaving to film The Rundown (2003).
Graduated from Thomas A. Edison High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
While filming Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), he intimidated Brendan Fraser so much that Fraser was terrified by having to hit him. Goldberg constantly told Fraser to go ahead and do it, telling him, "It's what I do for a living.".
Won the World Heavyweight Title from Triple H at Unforgiven 2003 in September.
The WWF (now WWE) developed the "Gillberg" character, played by Duane Gill as a parody of Goldberg.
Ended Bret Hart's wrestling career when he botched a kick to Bret's head, giving Bret a concussion.
He loves motorcycles.
Has three cats named Moe, Larry and Curly
Is of Greek descent
Former WCW Tag Team Champion with Bret Hart .
Former United States Champion.
Appeared several times at to Japanese Wrestling events to due to his friendship with legendary wrestlers Nobuhiko Takada and Naoya Ogawa.
Whenever possible, Goldberg attends Pride FC events.
Once owned the largest mixed martial arts facility in the United States, in Atlanta. The facility was shut down for a variety of reasons, including being on the road too much with WCW.
Is a vegetarian.
Had a backstage fight with Chris Jericho in 2003. Sources say that Jericho had him in a submission move, and Goldberg was powerless to do anything.
To put further emphasis on his WWE match entrances, would deploy loud pyro effects that would shower hot sparks on himself.
First, known pro wrestling match done on St. John the Baptist Day of 1997 (June 24th).
Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
Published author.
(August 25) After completing in the hellacious "Elimination Chamber" match at WWE SummerSlam, Goldberg challenges the World Heavyweight Champion Triple H to a title match at the next RAW Pay-Per-View, WWE Unforgiven. Triple H accepts but adds the stipulation of Goldberg putting his career on the line for this opportunity. [August 2003]
Left WWE after Wrestlemania XX due to the way the creative team was promoting his character. [March 2004]
Proud of his Jewish faith and heritage. To this day, he refuses to work on the Jewish High Holidays, such as Yon Kippur and Passover.

Personal Quotes (1)

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