Triple H

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Triple H is an American Fighter and Wrestler. Triple H is a business executive, actor, and retired professional wrestler. He is serving as the executive vice president for Global Talent Strategy & Development of WWE as of now.

Birth Facts and Education

Triple H was born on July 27, 1969, in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA. He is 52 years old and is under the astrological sign, Leo. He holds American nationality and his real name is Paul Michael Levesque.

His father’s name is Paul Levesque Sr. and his mother’s name is Patricia Levesque. He also has a sister and her name is Lynn Levesque. Other than this, no information regarding his parents and family life is available as of now. However, he was able to watch his first wrestling match, involving Chief Jay Strongbow, when he was young. He played baseball and basketball in his high school. And, after his graduation, he continued to enter bodybuilding competitions. As he wanted to look like the professional wrestlers he saw on television.

Moreover, while working as a manager of a gym in Nashua, he met the world champion powerlifter Ted Arcidi, who was employed by WWE at the time. And, eventually, after numerous attempts, he was able to persuade Arcidi to introduce him to former wrestler Killer Kowalski. He ran a professional wrestling school in Malden, Massachusetts.

Regarding Triple H’s educational background and qualifications, he attended Nashua South High School and graduated in the year 1987.

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Caption: Triple H along with his parents (Source: Pinterest)

Career and Professional Life

Triple H started to train as a professional wrestler at Killer Kowalski’s school in Malden in early 1990. He was able to make his professional debut on March 24, 1992, in Kowalski’s promotion. To the International Wrestling Federation (IWF), under the name “Terra Ryzing”, defeated Tony Roy. Also, he defeated Mad Dog Richard to win the IWF Heavyweight Championship in July 1992. Likewise, in early 1994, he was able to sign a one-year contract with World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Then, in his first televised match, he was able to debut as a villain, “Terror Risin”, defeating Keith Cole.

Triple H’s ring name soon became Terra Ryzing, until mid-1994, and then he changed it to Jean-Paul Lévesque. And. at that time, he started using his finishing maneuver, the Pedigree. Then, in a modified version of his gimmick in WCW, he began his WWF career as a “Connecticut Blueblood”.

And, as per J.J. Dillon’s suggestion the name of Reginald DuPont Helmsley. But Levesque asked for a name to play with the first letters, and management ultimately agreed to his suggestion of Hunter Hearst Helmsley. He then was able to appear in many fights as Helmsley. And, despite his promotion, his career stalled in 1996. As starting off with a feud with Duke “The Dumpster” Droese following a loss during the Free for All at the 1996 Royal Rumble.

Triple H was popular as one of the members of ‘The Kliq’. He highlighted it again in the year 1997. As he won the 1997 King of the Ring tournament by defeating Mankind in the finals. During this time, his ring name was shortened to simply Triple H, though he was still called Helmsley from time to time and Hunter for the rest of his career. After his game at WrestleMania, he retired temporarily due to a legitimate back injury sustained at the Royal Rumble.

More About his Career

And, by January 2000, he was able to dub himself “The Game”, after stating he was above the top of the wrestling world. Likewise, in early 2000, Triple H feuded with Mick Foley. They went on the fight at the Royal Rumble in a Street Fight Match for the WWF Championship. After then, he had matches with many others in different places and he won most of them whereas there were games that he lost as well. And, during the May 21, 2001 episode of Raw Is War, Triple H suffered a legitimate and career-threatening injury.

However, he was able to return to Raw as a face on January 7, 2002, at Madison Square Garden. He even was able to win the Royal Rumble and receive an Undisputed WWF Championship match at WrestleMania X8. The Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff awarded Triple H the World Heavyweight Championship, represented by the Big Gold Belt. This made him the first World Heavyweight Champion. Then, in October, he started a controversial feud with Kane, leading to a match at No Mercy in which both Kane’s Intercontinental Championship and Triple H’s World Heavyweight Championship were at stake.

Moreover, he eventually lost the World Heavyweight Championship to Shawn Michaels in the first Elimination Chamber match at Survivor Series. Moreover, after a four-month hiatus, Triple H was able to return to Raw on October 3, 2005, as part of WWE Homecoming. He then was able to team with fellow Evolution member Flair to defeat Chris Masters and Carlito. And, although he failed to win the Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble, he was able to win the tournament, granting him a match for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 22.

More About Wrestling career

In 1997, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Chyna, and Rick Rude formed D-Generation X (D-X) but their group broke down. Then, after a long time, Shawn Michaels returned on the June 12 episode of Raw and soon reunited with Triple H to re-form D-Generation X, turning Triple H’s face for the first time since 2002. Triple H was able to make his return at SummerSlam, where he defeated King Booker. During that time, he also became the eleventh world championship and sixth WWE Championship.

Also, after winning the Raw Elimination Chamber match at No Way Out, he was able to gain a WWE Championship match by outlasting five other men, last eliminating Jeff Hardy after a Pedigree on a steel chair. Also, on the June 23 episode of Raw, Triple H was drafted to the SmackDown brand as a part of the 2008 WWE draft, in the process making the WWE Championship exclusive to SmackDown. Likewise, on the February 16 episode of Raw, Triple H was able to make an appearance aiding Stephanie and Shane McMahon, after they were attacked by Randy Orton.

Then, again on the August 10 episode of Raw, he was able to meet with Michaels at an office cafeteria in Texas where Michaels was working as a chef; throughout the show. Then, on February 21, he was able to eliminate then WWE Champion Sheamus from the Elimination Chamber match, though he did not win the title himself. He again returned, interrupting the return of The Undertaker and challenging him to a match at WrestleMania XXVII, which later became a No Holds Barred match.

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Caption: Triple H and Randy Orton’s match (Source: The Indian Express)

Fighting and More

Moreover, at the end of the July 18 episode of Raw, he returned on behalf of WWE’s board of directors to relieve his father-in-law Vince McMahon of his duties. He also returned to evaluate Laurinaitis’ performance as general manager and returned to refused to give in to Brock Lesnar’s unreasonable contract demands, resulting in Lesnar attacking him and storyline breaking his arm.

Triple H was able to serve as the special guest referee of the SummerSlam WWE Championship match between champion John Cena and Daniel Bryan. And, at WrestleMania XXX, he lost to Bryan, thereby granting Bryan a part in the subsequent WWE World Heavyweight Championship match against Batista and Orton, which Bryan ultimately won. Likewise, after WrestleMania 32, with The Authority now disbanded, Triple H competed in the WWE Live tour of the United Kingdom in late April before taking a hiatus from WWE television. However, he did continue making occasional appearances in an executive role for NXT.

Also, on the August 29 episode of Raw, he was able to make his return by interfering in the main event for the recently vacated and established WWE Universal Championship. And, his final match in front of a live television audience was at Super ShowDown on June 7, 2019, which culminated in a loss to Randy Orton. During that event, Triple H and Shinsuke Nakamura teamed up to defeat Robert Roode and Samoa Joe after Nakamura pinned Roode.

Retirement

Moreover, from the year 2020, he did not wrestle a match since the start of his career. But continued to make occasional on-screen appearances in non-wrestling roles. Also, due to his newly discovered heart condition. Triple H announced his retirement from wrestling during an appearance on First Take on March 25, 2022. Furthermore, Triple H is considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. He also was able to acclaim most of his work as a villain throughout his career.

Business Career

Triple H’s role as an Executive Senior Advisor was officially formalized as he was given an office at WWE headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, in the year 2010. He became Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events in 2011. Then, after two years, he became the Executive Vice-president of Talent, Live Events, and Creative. He was able to work with WWE’s creative direction and storylines of WWE’s programming.

Finally, in 2020, he became the Executive Vice President, of Global Talent Strategy & Development. Also, he is the founder and executive producer of WWE’s NXT brand. Moreover, in the year 2014, Levesque along with his wife Stephanie created Connor’s Cure cancer fund in honor of Connor “The Crusher” Michalek. He was a WWE fan who died of cancer at the age of eight.

Relationship Status

Triple H was in a relationship with fellow wrestler Joan “Chyna” Laurer from 1996 to 2000. Then, what began as an on-screen storyline marriage in 2000 became a real-life romance when he started dating Stephanie McMahon. They tied the knot in Sleepy Hollow, New York, on October 25, 2003. The couple has three daughters together and their names are Aurora Rose Levesque, Murphy Claire Levesque, and Vaughn Evelyn Levesque.

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Caption: Triple H with his wife, Stephanie McMahon (Caption: Neo Prime Sport)

Body Measurements

Triple H has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and his weight is 110 Kg. But his other body measurements are not available and has brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Social Media and Net Worth

Triple H is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has garnered 6.4 million followers on Instagram and 7.6 million followers on Twitter.

According to wealthygorilla, Triple H has a net worth of $150 million and his main is his wrestling career.