WWE Profile - Goldberg

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  • D.O.B.: Dec. 27, 1966

  • Billed height: 6-foot-4

  • Billed weight: 285 pounds

  • Billed from: Atlanta, Georgia

  • Signature moves: Jackhammer, Spear

  • WWE main roster debut: March 31, 2003

  • College: Georgia

WWE Accolades

  • Two-time WWE Universal champion; first win on March 5, 2017 (Fastlane)

  • One-time WWE world champion; won on Sep. 21, 2003 (Unforgiven)

  • One-time WCW world champion; won on July 6, 1998 (WCW Monday Nitro)

  • Two-time WCW United States champion; first win on April 20, 1998 (WCW Monday Nitro)

  • One-time WCW world tag team champion; won on Dec. 7, 1999 (WCW Thunder)

  • Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame (2018)

Other Notes

  • Defeated Brock Lesnar in his first match in 12 years on Nov. 20, 2016, at Survivor Series, in a match that lasted 1 minute, 26 seconds

  • Earned a football scholarship to play defensive tackle for the University of Georgia

  • Was selected with the 302nd overall pick in the 1990 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams

  • Played in 14 NFL games with the Rams and the Atlanta Falcons

  • Played in the CFL for the Sacramento Gold Miners

  • Appeared in multiple films, including "The Longest Yard", "Santa's Slay", "Ready to Rumble" and "Half Past Dead 2"

  • Involved in various philanthropy work including 'Combat Crate', which supports the Wounded Warriors of South Florida. Also serves as an animal welfare advocate.