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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 27 July 1969Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
Birth NamePaul Michael Levesque
Nicknames The Game
Triple H
The Cerebral Assassin
Terra Ryzing
The King of Kings
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big scene in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. Levesque has already made an impression with his guest roles on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Grown Ups (1999), and MADtv (1995).

Triple H is the WWE's number one athlete, performer and bad guy. He has earned ten WWE world championships as well as being crowned King of the Ring (1997). Hunter Hearst Helmsley, a.k.a. Triple H, has become one of the most acclaimed stars in the world of wrestling.

Paul was born and raised in New Hampshire and at the age of fourteen he began bodybuilding. He attended art school while managing and consulting a prestigious fitness club. It was his passion for fitness that led him to train with the legendary wrestler turned instructor, Walter 'Killer' Kowalski at his training school in Malden, Massachusetts. It was April of 1995 when Levesque made his debut in the WWF, as it was called at the time.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Nicole Nassar Public Relations

Spouse (1)

Stephanie McMahon (25 October 2003 - present) (3 children)

Trade Mark (14)

Wrestling finisher move "Pedigree"
During his ring entrance he swigs water from a bottle and spits it out in a fine mist - he calls this "the Spritz"
Finishing move: Pedigree (Double underhook facebuster)
Trademark move: Indian Deathlock
Trademark move: Arn Anderson Spinebuster
Trademark move: Jumping High Knee
Trademark move: DDT
Trademark move: Running Neckbreaker
Trademark move: Facebreaker Knee Smash (Common counter to a Back Body Drop)
Trademark move: Figure Four Leglock
Signature weapon: Sledgehammer
Spinebuster
Ring entry songs done by Motorhead: "The Game" when he comes out to wrestle, "Line in the Sand" when coming out with Randy Orton and Dave Batista as "Evolution", and "King of Kings" when he comes out in a suit as COO of the WWE, with or without Stephanie McMahon.
Wraps both hands, fingers and wrists with white tape

Trivia (97)

Professional wrestler.
Former WWF World, IC and European champion
Fourth ever person to keep his WWF Heavyweight title at Wrestlemania
In an unofficial poll among wrestling fans in August 2001, the question was "Will Triple H's Return Boost WWF Ratings?" (Triple H was injured and off WWF TV at the time.) 75% said yes, 19% say maybe and 5% said no.
Returned to WWF RAW IS WAR on January 7th 2002, after being out for 8 months in rehab with torn left quadriceps muscle completely off the bone.
Winner of 2002 Royal Rumble
Has also held the WWE Tag Team Championship
Held WWE Tag-Team Championship with Steve Austin
Retired Mick Foley at 2000 No Way Out PPV inside Hell in a Cell.
Chosen as the #1 wrestler in the world in Pro Wrestling Illustrated Magazine's tenth annual "PWI 500" in 2000.
After seven months of his current HHH character, in March 2003 he had to explain in a press conference that it reflects the backstage politics and backstabbings of their business. Many fans would not have known this until they heard or read his explanation.
Former member of D-Generation-X, The Corporation and Evolution.
"Invaded" WCW in 1998 with follow D-X members X-Pac, "Road Dogg" Jesse James, "Bad Ass" Billy Gunn and Chyna during a WCW event.
Won the first WWF special of "The Weakest Link" in 2001
4th wrestler to appear in a Marvel comic book movie, others are: Randy Savage (Spider-Man), Tyler Mane (X-Men), & Kevin Nash (Punisher)
Son-in-law of Vince McMahon and Linda McMahon.
Defeated Shawn Michaels in a 45-minute long "Hell in a Cell" match at Bad Blood 2004. [June 2004]
Faced Chris Benoit in his second one hour "Iron Man" match. But lost thanks to the interfere by Eugene (Dinsmore). [July 2004]
Member of the backstage wrestling faction known as the Kliq with Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels, Sean Waltman and Justin Credible.
Notable title wins include: IWF title; WWF Intercontinental title (4); WWF King of the Ring 1997; WWF European title (2); WWF/WWE title (5); WWE Tag Team titles with Steve Austin; WWE Royal Rumble winner 2002; WWF/WWE Undisputed title; WWE World Heavyweight title (2).
Former Member of D-Generation X.
5-time WWE Intercontintal Champion
10-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion
Faced Chris Benoit in his second one hour "Iron Man" match. But lost thanks to the interfere by Eugene (Nick Dinsmore). [July 2004]
Notable title wins include: - WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion (10/21/96 - 2/13/97) - WWF European Heavyweight Champion (12/11/97 - 1/20/98) - WWF European Heavyweight Champion(2) (3/16/98 - 7/14/98) - WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion(2) (8/30/98 - 10/11/98) - WWF World Heavyweight Champion (8/23/99 - 9/14/99) - WWF World Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/26/99 - 11/14/99) - WWF World Heavyweight Champion(3) (1/03/00 - 4/30/00) - WWF World Heavyweight Champion(4) (5/21/00 - 6/25/00) - WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion(3) (4/03/01 - 4/10/01) - WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion(4) (4/16/01 - 5/20/01) - WWF World Tag-Team Champion w/ Steve Austin (4/29/01 - 5/21/01) - WWF World Heavyweight Champion(5) (3/17/02 - 4/21/02) - WWE World Heavyweight Champion(6) (9/02/02 - 11/17/02) - WWE Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion(5) (10/20/02 - 11/17/02) - WWE World Heavyweight Champion(7) (12/15/02 - 9/21/03) - WWE World Heavyweight Champion(8) (12/14/03 - 3/14/04) (09/12/04 - 12/06/04) WWE World Heavyweight Champion(9) (01/09/05 - 4/03/05) WWE World Heavyweight Champion(10) (10/07/07) WWE World Heavyweight Champion(11).
He wrestled under the name Terra Ryzing while he was wrestling in WCW.
5-time WWE Intercontinental Champion
4th wrestler to appear in a Marvel comic book movie, others are: Randy Savage (Spider-Man), Tyler Mane (X-Men), & Kevin Nash (Punisher).
Defeated Shawn Michaels in a 45-minute long "Hell in a Cell" match at WWE Bad Blood (2004). [June 2004]
Member of the backstage wrestling faction known as the Kliq with Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels, Sean Waltman and Justin Credible.
The WWF King of the Ring (1997).
Won the second ever 60-minute "Iron Man Match" against Dwayne Johnson at WWF Judgment Day (2000).
Winner of the WWF Royal Rumble (2002).
Held WWE Tag Team Championship with 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin.
Schooled by Walter 'Killer' Kowalski, along with Chyna and Perry Saturn.
By winning the main event at Wrestlemania 2000 as a "heel" (bad guy), he broke the long-standing tradition of "babyface" (good guy) wrestlers winning the main event.
His father was the best man at his wedding to Stephanie McMahon
Was originally supposed to win the 1996 King of the Ring, but was punished for breaking character at Madison Square Garden on Scott Hall and Kevin Nash's final show with the WWF. Ironically, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin was chosen to win the tournament instead, and it boosted his career. Triple H later went on to win the 1997 King of the Ring.
Had tension with Bill Goldberg before they even wrestled for the same company. When Goldberg was asked if he could fight any wrestler in a real street fight, he said either Triple H or Scott Hall, both of whom are close friends.
Along with his Father-in-law, Vince McMahon, paid for fellow wrestler, Sean Waltman (X-Pac) to go through drug rehab
Member of the Clique, a group of wrestlers who were best friends in and out of the ring. The group consists of Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Sean Waltman, and Justin Credible.
He became a 10-time World Heavyweight Champion, which is the third highest in WWE history (Hulk Hogan 14 times; Ric Flair:- 16-time), by winning the elimination chamber match at New Year's Revolution, 9 January 2005.
Debuted in The WWE in 1995.
In his WWE PPV debut, Helmsley defeated Bob Holly at Summerslam (1995) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Entered WCW as Jean Paul LeVesque. He was primarily used as jobber.
He and wife Stephanie Levesque (née McMahon) are expecting their first child together, due in 2006.
One of the few people with the distinction of appearing on both Saturday Night Live (25.15) and Mad TV (7.9)
Previous Managers: Chyna, Rick Rude, Ric Flair, Curt Hennig, Mr Hughes, Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley, Shawn Michaels, Sable.
He and his wife, Stephanie McMahon, welcomed their new daughter, Aurora Rose Levesque, into the world. Aurora weighs 8lbs 7oz. Born on July 24, 2006.
Along with Shawn Michaels, he reformed D-Generation X in June 2006.
Close friend of Ronnie Coleman (Mr Olympia). Even works out for the same club.
Holds a record five consecutive World Title matches at Wrestlemania. From Wrestlemania 18 to 22, Triple H has either been a champion or title challenger going into the event.
In July 1992, Ryzing captured the IWF title from Mad Dog Richard.
LeVesque used the ring name Terra Ryzing, and the inverted Indian Deathlock as his finisher.
Former World Tag Team Champion.
His hidden talent is drawing and he has designed many of his logos and official t-shirts.
He and his wife Stephanie McMahon welcomed their second child, an 8lb 12oz girl named Murphy Claire Levesque, on July 28th 2008.
WWE had Jack Nicholson booked to induct Ric Flair into the WWE Hall of Fame, who actually contacted them about inducting Flair, but Levesque pulled hard for himself to induct Flair for two reasons. 1) He wanted to induct him and 2) he was afraid that everyone in the audience would attend the ceremony to see Nicholson, not the legends being honored that night.
His wife Stephanie McMahon gave birth to their third child, a girl named Vaughn Evelyn Levesque, on August 24th 2010.
After completing Blade: Trinity (2004) was offered a three picture deal with New Line but declined.
Was defeated by Batista an unheard of third time at WWE Vengeance. The match was a Hell in a Cell match and it marked both the first time Batista had been in the structure and the first time Triple H lost a match in the cell. [June 2005]
Will captain team of himself, Batista, Gene Snitzky and Edge in a traditional "Survivor Series" team elimination match against, Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit and Maven.

Behind the scenes he is playing a role in television / script production with his wife Stephanie McMahon Levesque - in the event of Vince McMahon's illness (cause unknown) [November 2004]
Is to defend the World Heavyweight Title against Shawn Michaels in a Last Man Standing Match at this year's Royal Rumble. [January 2004]
Won the Road to Wrestlemania Tournament against Big Show (Paul Wright) and Rob Van Dam (Robet A. Szatowski) in a Triple Threat Match [February 2006]
Will face WWE Champion 'John Cena' at Wrestlemania 22 fro the WWE Championship. [March 2006]
Lost his 'Triple Threat' WWE Championship match against Randy Orton and John Cena. [March 2008]
Will defend his WWE Championship against John Cena at Night of Champions. [June 2008]
Is scheduled to defend his World Heavyweight Championship at the Main Event of WrestleMania XX (2004). [February 2004]
Set to face former Evolution member, Randy Orton at WWE Unforgiven for the World Title. [September 2004]
Lost the World Heavyweight title to Batista at WretsleMania 21 [April 2005]
At New Years Revolution, defeated The Big Show after hitting the sledgehammer. [January 2006]
On June 12, 2006, Shawn Michaels and Triple H re-formed Degeneration X on Raw. [June 2006]
First person to hold wrestling's revamped World's Heavyweight Championship [September 2002]
was drafted by Smackdown from Raw in the company's second ever draft and was traded back to Raw to next day for Booker T and the Dudley Boyz [March 2004]
Lost to former Evolution member Ric Flair at Taboo Tuesday in a Steel Cage Match (match type voted for by fans via WWE.com) [October 2005]
Will compete in the Royal Rumble match at the 2006 Royal Rumble. [January 2006]
Will take part in the Road to Wrestlemania tournament to decide the #1 contender for the WWE Championship. [February 2006]
Won a fatal four way elimination match at backlash to become a 12 time WWE Champion [April 2008]
Lost the WWE World Heavyweight title to Bill Goldberg at Unforgiven. His 9 month reign as World Heavyweight champion is the longest it has been in years. [September 2003]
Is set to defend Raw World Heavyweight Championship against former Evolution stablemate Dave Batista at WrestleMania 21. [April 2005]
Defeated Ric Flair in a Last Man Standing Match at Survivor Series [November 2005]
Was in a handicap match with John Cena against Randy Orton, Kurt Angle, and Rey Mysterio at Saturday Night Main Event. This was known to be a Main Event vs. Main Event (Both sides are on the road to Wrestlemania 22 that airs April 2 on Pay-Per-View). HHH & Cena from Raw and Angle, Orton and Rey from Smackdown!. HHH & Ceana won. [March 2006]
Reformed Degeneration-X with Shawn Michaels [August 2009]
Was defeated by Chris Benoit, with the help of Eugene, in his second career 60-minute Iron Man Match (RAW - 7/26/04) [July 2004]
Lost his World Heavyweight Championship rematch to Batista at WWE Backlash. [May 2005]
Excepting first child with wife, Stephanie McMahon-Levesque. [January 2006]
Lost the World Title when the Triple Threat match between himself, Chris Benoit and Edge was declared a draw since Edge pinned Benoit, at the same time that Edge was tapping out the Crippler Crossface. Since a decision could not be made as to who won the match, the World Title was then declared vacant. [December 2004]
Lost the World Heavyweight Championship to Batista at WrestleMania 21. Now will most likely face Batista in a rematch for the World Title at WWE Backlash 2005. [April 2005]
Currently on a Summertime sabbatical from wrestling. [August 2005]
Captured his 9th World Champsionship when he defeated Randy Orton after hitting Orton with a Pedigree onto a steel chair. [September 2004]
Returned to WWE at Summerslam 2007 defeating King Booker [August 2007]
## Won his 10th World Title at New Year's Revolution in a Elimination Chamber match when he defeated Randy Orton, Batista, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit and Edge. [January 2005]
Injured quadriceps muscle in right leg and will be out for several months. [February 2007]
Received a severe concussion at Extreme Rules (2013) at the hands of Brock Lesnar with Levesque's sledgehammer. The following Monday night, he blacked out at the beginning of another match, suffering from "Post Concussion Syndrome". At this point, it was decided he could no longer compete in official matches.
Wears white tape both hands, fingers and wrists as a tribute to "old school" wrestlers.
Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
Renewed his contract for another three years [March 2016].

Personal Quotes (7)

I am that damn good!
I am the Game!
(Making an apperance on The Rock's night of hosting SNL): "Well, what if he messes up one of his lines? He makes the WWF look bad. Can I run on stage and hit him for that?"
Hardcore wrestling like CZW is just nonsense. There's no story there. You've got guys jumping off of houses onto barb wired tables and that's it. They don't know how to work. CZW is trash.
Hollywood's great, but wrestling is my first love.
You know something, when you're as good as I am, you get used to people looking at you like that. You get used to jealous expressions coming your way. When you're that damn good, it's an everyday occurrence.
You know, if Chyna had a nipple for every time someone said she was the breast looking woman here, she'd be a millionaire. But I think we might have to change our name to Double-D Generation X!

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