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André the Giant was a French professional wrestler and actor. He was best known for his time in the World Wide Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Federation (WWWF/WWF, now WWE) promotion from 1973 to 1991.

Discover André René Roussimoff‘s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How much net worth André the was in this year and how he spend his expenses? Also learn about how he was rich at the age of 49 years old? also know about his Social media accounts i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and much more.

First NameAndré the
NameAndré the Giant
Complete Family NameAndré René Roussimoff
Born25 January 1966
Birth Day25 January
Birth PlaceParis
Nationality / CountryFrench
Zodiac SignAquarius
Popular Asprofessional wrestler and actor
Occupationprofessional wrestler and actor
Years active

André the Giant Family Background & Career

André the Giant, better known by her family name André René Roussimoff, was a popular French professional wrestler and actor. Born on 25 January 1966 in France, André the Giant started his career as professional wrestler and actor .
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André the Giant Early Life Story, Family Background and Education

André René Roussimoff was born on 19 May 1946 in Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne, the son of immigrants Boris Roussimoff (1907–1993) and Mariann Roussimoff Stoeff (1910–1997); his father was Bulgarian and his mother was Polish. He had two older siblings and two younger siblings. His nickname growing up was Dédé (/ˈdd/, French: [dede]). At birth André weighed 13 pounds (6 kg) and as a child he displayed symptoms of gigantism very early, noted as being “a good head taller than other kids” with abnormally long hands. In a rare 70s TV interview he stated that “my Mother is 5’2, my Father is 6’2…but when I was about 9 my Father said ‘don’t worry, my Father was 7’8′”. By the time he was age 12, he stood 191 cm (6 ft 3 in).

Roussimoff was an average student, though good at mathematics, but after finishing school at 14, as he did not think higher education was necessary for a farm laborer, he instead joined the workforce; contrary to popular legend, he did not drop out of school, as compulsory education in France at the time ended at 14.

Roussimoff spent years working on his father’s farm in Molien, where, according to his brother Jacques, he could perform the work of three men. He also completed an apprenticeship in woodworking, and next worked in a factory that manufactured engines for hay balers. None of these, however, brought him any satisfaction. While Roussimoff was growing up in the 1950s, the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett was one of several adults who sometimes drove local children to school, including Roussimoff and his siblings. They had a surprising amount of common ground and bonded over their love of cricket, with Roussimoff recalling that the two rarely talked about anything else.

André the Giant Personal Life, Relationships and Dating

Roussimoff was mentioned in the 1974 Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-paid wrestler in history at that time. He earned US$400,000 in one year during the early 1970s.

Robin Christensen is Roussimoff’s only child. Her mother Jean Christensen (who died in 2008) became acquainted with her father through the wrestling business around 1972 or 1973. Christensen had almost no connection with her father and saw him only five times in her life, despite occasional televised and printed news pieces criticizing his absentee fatherhood. While she gave some interviews about the subject in her childhood, Christensen is reportedly reluctant to discuss her father publicly today.

Roussimoff has been unofficially crowned “the greatest drunk on Earth” for once consuming 119 12-US-fluid-ounce (350 mL) beers (in total, over 41 litres (72 imp pt)) in six hours. On an episode of WWE’s Legends of Wrestling, Mike Graham said Roussimoff once drank 156 16-US-fluid-ounce (470 mL) beers (over 73 litres (128 imp pt)) in one sitting, which was confirmed by Dusty Rhodes. The Fabulous Moolah wrote in her autobiography that Roussimoff drank 127 beers in a Reading, Pennsylvania, hotel bar and later passed out in the lobby. The staff could not move him and had to leave him there until he awoke. In a shoot interview, Ken Patera recalled an occasion where Roussimoff was challenged by Dick Murdoch to a beer drinking contest. After nine or so hours, Roussimoff had drunk 116 beers. A tale recounted by Cary Elwes in his book about the making of The Princess Bride has Roussimoff falling on top of somebody while drunk, after which the NYPD sent an undercover officer to follow Roussimoff around whenever he went out drinking in their city to make sure he did not fall on anyone again. Another story also says prior to his famous WrestleMania III match, Roussimoff drank 14 bottles of wine.

André the Giant Height, Weight & Measurements

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André the Giant Social Media Profiles

The 25 January 1966-born professional wrestler and actor expert was arguably the world’s most influential André the Giant was expert, with a wide-ranging social media outreach. André the was a phenomenal celebrity influencer. with lot of social media fan he often posts many personal photos and videos to interact with her huge fan base social media plateform. It helps to already be famous to become a social media influencer, but he demonstrates that you need to have a raw or personal touch and engage with your followers if you want to do well on Instagram Facebook, Twiter, Youtube, etc. Please scroll down to see information about André the Giant Social media profiles.

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André the Giant Net Worth

his net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much was André René Roussimoff networth at the age of years old? André the’s income mostly comes from and basic source was being a successful French professional wrestler and actor. Here we are updating just estimated networth of André René Roussimoff salary, income and assets.

André the Giant Net Worth in 2021$1 Million – $5 Million
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André the Giant Death: and Cause of Death

On 28 January 1993, André the Giant died of non-communicable disease. At the time of his death, he was -1966 years old. At the time of his death he survived by his large extended friends and family.

Roussimoff died of congestive heart failure in his sleep at a Paris hotel on the night of 28 January 1993, and was discovered by his chauffeur the next morning. He was in Paris to attend his father’s funeral. While there, he decided to stay longer to be with his mother on her birthday. He spent the day before his death visiting and playing cards with some of his oldest friends in Molien. In his will, he specified that his remains be cremated and “disposed of”. Upon his death in Paris, his family in France held a funeral for him, intending to bury him near his father. When they learned of his wish to be cremated, his body was flown to the United States, where he was cremated according to his wishes. His ashes were scattered at his ranch (

35°06′58″N 79°48′23″W / 35.116211°N 79.80634°W / 35.116211; -79.80634 (Roussimoff Ranch)) in Ellerbe, North Carolina. In addition, in accordance with his will, he left his estate to his sole beneficiary: his daughter Robin.