Life & Career Facts

Basic Facts

Full Name:
Nicholas Theodore Nemeth

Known as:
— Dolph Ziggler (WWE)
— The Showoff (WWE)
— Nicky (Spirit Squad/WWE)
— Nic Nemeth (FCW)
— Nick Nemeth (OVW/FCW)

Date of Birth:
July 27, 1980

City of Birth:
Cleveland, Ohio

Marital Status:

Mirror Facts

Eyes Color:

Natural Hair Color:

Current Height:
6 foot

Current Weight:
213 lbs



Most Distinctive Trait:
His hair. Whether it’s pulled back, watered down or in it’s naturally fluffy/curly state, you can always spot his bright blond locks in a crowd.

Career Facts

Professional Wrestler

Professional Debut:
November 2004

Current Employer:
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

WWE Debut:
September 19th, 2005

Finishing Move(s):
– Zig Zag (Jumping reverse bulldog)
– Blonde Ambition (Leaping reverse STO) Used in FCW

Signature Moves:
– Sleeper hold (Sometimes with bodyscissors)
– Superkick
– Dropkick (Sometimes from the top rope)
– Headlock (Sometimes while performing a headstand)
– Jumping elbow drop with theatrics (Sometimes preceded by multiple elbow drops)
– Jumping DDT
– Neckbreaker
– Running lariat
– Scoop powerslam
– Shoulder jawbreaker
– Sitout facebuster (Sometimes from the top rope)
– Stinger splash (sometimes followed by multiple punches to a cornered opponent)
– Famouser / Namedropper (Leg drop bulldog)

Trained by:
– Florida Championship Wrestling
– Ohio Valley Wrestling
– Steve Keirn
– Tom Prichard
– Lance Storm

Career Highlights
Florida Championship Wrestling:
– FCW Florida Tag Team Championship (1)

World Wrestling Entertainment:
– World Heavyweight Championship (2)
– World Tag Team Championship (1)
– WWE Intercontinental Championship (4)
– WWE United States Championship (1)
– Money in the Bank (2012)

Wrestlers Managed:
– Kerwin White (Chavo Guerrero)

Former Associates:
– Spirit Squad (Kenny, Johnny, Mitch, Mikey)
– Taryn Terrell
– Big Rob
– Maria
– Vickie Guerrero
– Kaitlyn
– AJ Lee
– Big E Langston

Most Memorable Feuds:
— Dolph Ziggler vs Alberto Del Rio (2013)
— Dolph Ziggler vs The Miz (2014)

Career Changing Matches:
Money In The Bank 2012
Dolph defeated Damien Sandow, Tensai, Christian, Santino Marella, Tyson Kidd, Cody Rhodes and Sin Cara to become Mr. Money In The Bank therefore earning himself a World Heavyweight Championship match.
Type: Money In The Bank Ladder Match

Monday Night Raw: April 8th, 2013
As Del Rio celebrated his win over Jack Swagger & Zeb Colter in a handicap match, Dolph seized his opportunity and cashed in his Money In The Back contract to become the World Heavyweight Champion for the second time in his career.
Type: Exhibition Match

WWE TLC 2014
After having his Intercontiental Championship stolen from him by the hands of The Authority, Dolph laid everything on the in line in a ladder match against Luke Harper, going on to recapture the title for the 4 time in his career.