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Triple H (Paul Levesque): Everything You Need To Know About The WWE Star

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Triple H is the ring name of Paul Michael Levesque, an American professional wrestler (now retired), businessman, and actor. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time has held 14 world championship titles, the all-time third highest after Ric Flair and John Cena.

Throughout his career, he won 25 championships, including nine WWF/WWE Championships, five WWE World Heavyweight Championships, and two Royal Rumbles. His ‘Pedigree’ finishing method is well-known. He eventually became an Executive Senior Advisor at the WWE headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Live Events, Talent, and Creative. He apparently helped a number of younger wrestlers, including John Cena, Randy Orton, Batista, Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, Jeff Hardy, and Daniel Bryan, by losing high-profile fights on purpose. 

He was also praised for bringing in new talent through his WWE NXT brand. He has acted in films such as ‘Blade: Trinity,’ ‘The Chaperone,’ and ‘Inside Out’ as an actor. He founded the ‘Connor’s Cure’ cancer foundation with his wife Stephanie McMahon in memory of an eight-year-old WWE fan who died from the disease. He also authored the book ‘Making the Game: Triple H’s Approach to a Better Body’.

Biography:

Born: July 27, 1969 · Nashua, New Hampshire, USA

Birth name: Paul Michael Levesque

Nicknames: The Game, Triple H, The Cerebral Assassin, Terra Ryzing, The King of Kings, Hunter Hearst Helmsley

Height: 6′ 4″ (1.93 m)

Paul Michael Levesque famously known by the name Triple H, whose real name is was born on July 27, 1969, in Nashua, New Hampshire. His parents are Paul Levesque Sr. and Patricia Levesque, and he has a sister named Lynn. His interest in wrestling was sparked at the age of five when he watched a match featuring Chief Jay Strongbow on television.

He participated in baseball and basketball while attending Nashua South High School, and at the age of 14, he began bodybuilding to look like professional wrestlers. After graduating in 1987, he began competing in bodybuilding competitions, finally becoming ‘Mr. Teenage New Hampshire’ at the age of 19 in 1988.

He took a position as a manager at a Gold’s Gym in Nashua, where he met Ted Arcidi, a world champion powerlifter with a brief wrestling career. In early 1992, he convinced Arcidi to introduce him to renowned wrestler turned coach Walter ‘Killer’ Kowalski and began training at his school in Malden, Massachusetts.

Personal Life:

Triple H married daughter of WWE owner Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon on October 25, 2003. They have three daughters: Aurora Rose Levesque (born in 2006), Murphy Claire Levesque (born in 2008), and Vaughn Evelyn Levesque (born in 2010).

He was also romantically involved with the late wrestler Chyna from 1996 to 2000.

In 2004, Levesque authored a book called “Making the Game: Triple H’s Approach to a Healthier Body.” While the book primarily focuses on bodybuilding tips, it also contains some personal anecdotes, memoirs, and opinions.

In 2014, Levesque and his spouse, Stephanie McMahon, established the Connor’s Cure cancer fund in memory of Connor “The Crusher” Michalek, a WWE fan who passed away from cancer at the age of eight.

Net Worth:

Triple H has a net worth of $250 million. That is his net worth with his wife, WWE heiress Stephanie McMahon. Since 2013, Triple H has served as WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events, and Creative, also known as Hunter Hearst Helmsley (“HHH” or “Triple H”). He is the founder of WWE’s brand NXT. Stephanie McMahon is WWE founder Vince McMahon’s daughter.

Awards:

  • WWF/WWE Championship[b] (9 times)
  • World Heavyweight Championship (5 times)
  • WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship (5 times)
  • WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship (5 times)
  • WWF European Championship (2 times)
  • WWE Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Shawn Michaels
  • WWF World Tag Team Championship[c] (2 times)- with Stone Cold Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels
  • King of the Ring (1997)
  • Royal Rumble (2002, 2016)
  • Road to WrestleMania Tournament (2006)
  • Seventh Triple Crown Champion
  • Second Grand Slam Champion
  • IWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Fun Facts:

  • Triple H made his pro wrestling debut in 1992, under the ring name Terry Ryzing, for the International Wrestling Federation (IWF).
  • Unlike other wrestlers, Hunter had a disastrous tenure in the WCW, barely surviving a year in the promotion.
  • The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley, modern-day Triple H, in only 100 seconds at WrestlingMania 12.
  • Here’s an interesting WWE fact, according to the acclaimed Internet Wrestling Database, Triple H has only won almost half of his 800 WWE matches.
  • Talents such as John Cena and Edge have revealed that Triple H once wanted them fired.
  • Triple H has survived three career-threatening injuries, all of which he remarkably recovered from in a matter of weeks.
Joey Martin
Joey Martin
With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of various sports, Joey delivers readers insightful analysis and in-depth information that keeps sports enthusiasts both engaged and well-informed.

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