Bess Katramados Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Martha Martins
Nov 09, 2023 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on May 09, 2022
Bess Katramados is a former model and wife of Big Show. Know more about her birthday and net worth.
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About Bess Katramados

Bess Katramados is a former model who came to the limelight as Big Show's wife.
Bess Katramados holds American nationality. She worked as a model for several brands and agencies but she quit her career when she got married to the giant wrestler.
Bess Katramados was born on July 13, 1973, in Illinois and her zodiac sign is Cancer.
Bess Katramados began her modeling career in her senior year in high school. She started this as a part-time job and became quite popular with the modeling agencies. She also traveled to various countries for work, but never appeared for any big brands.
However, her life changed after marrying American professional wrestler Paul Donald Wight II. She quit modeling and became a stay-at-home mom. She also accompanies her star husband on his tours and promotions.

Bess Katramados’ Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bess Katramados’ net worth?

As per the sources, Bess Katramados' net worth is an estimated $3 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bess Katramados?

Bess Katramados is 5 ft 6 in (167 cm) tall.

How old is Bess Katramados?

Bess Katramados was born in 1973 in Illinois and is 48-years-old as of May 2022.

Childhood And Education

Bess Katramados was born on July 13, 1973, to a Christian family in Illinois. However, the names of her parents and siblings are unknown. According to sources, it is known that she was very close to her family and spent a lot of time with her grandparents.
During her childhood, she attended Illinois Lutheran High School located in Crete. She always dreamed of becoming a famous model. She never found studies interesting and left the final years of school to focus on her modeling career.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Bess Katramados’ partner?

Bess Katramados married American professional wrestler and actor Paul Donald Wight II on February 11, 2002. The couple is blessed with two children (one son and one daughter) and their names are unknown. The couple gives utmost priority to family time.
In 1997, Big Show was married to Melissa Ann Piavis. She is a social media influencer. The couple had one daughter together, Cierra Wight. They got divorced in 2002. After five days of their divorce, Big Show married Bess Katramados.
Big Show was born on February 8, 1972. His place of birth is Aiken, South Carolina located in the United States. He appeared in the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) with the name 'The Giant' (1995-1999) and in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) with the name 'The Big Show' (1999 -2021).
Big Show appeared in more than 45 television shows and 10 movies. He appeared in his first feature film, 'Reggie's Prayer' (1996) as Mr. Portoloa.
In the 1990s, Big Show appeared in films that include 'Jingle All The Way'(1996), 'Little Hercules' (2006), and 'Countdown' (2016). His last appearance was in a film titled 'Fighting With My Family' (2019) with the role under his own name.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Bess Katramados's modeling career started when she was living in Illinois. She worked for several modeling agencies and corporations. She was talented but her modeling career never took off. She did low-profile modeling assignments that couldn't bring her the fame or money which is usually associated with this career.
However, she shot to fame after marrying the great entertainer and wrestler Big Show in 1997.
She played an important role in speeding up recovery whenever Big Show had severe injuries and surgeries.
Earlier, she used to have a Twitter account where she posted her traveling stories across the United States. However, in 2009, she quit using this Twitter account. She quit her career to take care of her children and family.

Bess Katramados’ Hobbies And Interests

She loved to do modeling at a very young age and turned it into her career. She loves traveling too. She went to exotic locations that include Miami, St. Petersburg, Odessa, and Everglade State.

Other Interesting Bess Katramados Facts And Trivia

Did you know Bess Katramados also serves as a fitness instructor and personal trainer to her husband 'Big Show'?
Born on July 13, 1973, Bess Katramados' zodiac sign is Cancer.
Her husband, Big Show was born with a disease related to the endocrine system called 'acromegaly'. This disease accelerated his height growth during his teenage years.
Big Show never revealed the names and details of his siblings.
She loved to do modeling at a very young age and turned it into her career. She loves traveling too. She went to exotic locations that include Miami, St. Petersburg, Odessa, and Everglade State.
Her husband, Big Show, had a deal with 'All Elite Wrestling' (AEW). He was a commentator for the television show titled 'AEW Dark: Elevation' with his name.
Big Show appeared in various movies including 'Vendetta' (2015), and 'Fighting With My Family' (2019).
In 1996, Big Show was awarded 'Rookie of the Year' and 'Wrestler of the Year' by American Wrestling Magazine, Pro Wrestling Illustrated.
WWC awarded more than five awards to Big Show.
Big Show received more than 25 championships and trophies from WWE. He won more than six awards from American Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
His first appearance on a television show was 'Thunder In Paradise' (1994). In 2004, he worked for five television shows that included 'Hollywood Squares', 'Player$', '10 Things Every Guy Should Experience', 'MADtv', and 'Star Trek: Enterprise'. In 2009, Big Show appeared on six television shows.
He worked for television shows that include 'Larry King Now' (2012), 'Psych' (2013), 'Lip Sync Battle' (2016), 'Conan' (2017), 'Happy' (2019), and 'The Big Show Show' (2020). He last appeared in a television show, 'Nickelodeon's Unfiltered' (2020), and gave his voice to 'Fast And Furious Spy Races' (2021).
Bess Katramados always kept her personal life far away from the media. In contrast, Big Show is active on social media. She can be found on her husband's social media profiles.
At present, she is retired from the field of modeling and taking care of her children at home. However, her relationship with Big Show's first daughter 'Cierra Wight' is unknown.
Bess Katramados' annual salary is unknown but she has a whopping net worth of an estimated $3 million.
Bess Katramodas was born in 1973 in Illinois and is 48-years-old as of 2022.
Bess Katramados was born on July 13, 1973, and is an American woman from Illinois. She is famous as the wife of the famous WWE star wrestler named Big Show. She is the second wife of the star. Prior to this, she was a model and used to live in New York. Her father's and her mother’s name and siblings are not known. Moreover, she follows the Christian religion and her birth sign is Cancer.
Bess Katramados’ favorite hero is Brad Pitt and her beloved actress is Angelina Jolie. Dancing, shopping, and traveling are her hobbies. Bess likes American, Mexican and Italian cuisines. Pizza is her favorite dish. She likes to visit Paris, the capital of France, more than any other holiday destination.
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