Andre the Giant Wiki, Height, Bio, Net Worth, Movies, Age, Assets

Andre the Giant was born Andre Rene Roussimoff. He was a French professional wrestler and a famous movie actor. He was born on 19th May 1946 in Coulomnier, France and died on 27th January 1993. His gigantic size was due to a condition of excess growth hormone. He was also referred to as ‘The Eighth Wonder of the World‘. He displayed signs of being a giant very early and was 6 ft 3 inches by the age of 12. He spent the early years of his life on his father’s farm and worked in a factory that manufactures engines.

Biography of Andre The Giant

Andre the Giant Wiki, Height, Bio, Net Worth, Movies, Age, AssetsAndre moved to Paris at the age of 18 and was taught professional wrestling. He used to work during the day and train at night to cover his expenses. He soon made a name as a wrestler in Germany, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and Africa. Andre made his debut in the WWE in 1973. He was an instant hit with the fans due to his large stature and baby face. His unbeaten streak in the WWE that lasted 15 years from 1973 to 1987.

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Net Worth USD $10 Million

Although Andre The Giant passed away in 1993, his legacy still lives on. Apart from his successful WWE career, he also acted in a number of movies including the super hit movie – ‘The Princess Bride’. Based on the royalty his family receives, Andre’s net worth is estimated at USD $ 10 Million.

Movies of Andre The Giant

  • The Six Million Dollar Man – “The Secret of Bigfoot – I and II”
  • J. and the Bear – “Snow White and the Seven Lady Truckers”
  • The Greatest American Hero
  • “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” music video by Cyndi Lauper
  • Conan the Destroyer
  • Micki & Maude
  • I Like to Hurt People
  • The Princess Bride
  • Trading Mom
  • Symphorien
  • Les Brillants


  • Born: André René Roussimoff
  • Date Of Birth: May 19, 1946
  • Died: January 27, 1993
  • Height: 2.24 m
  • Children: Robin Christiansen
  • Parents: Boris Roussimouff, Mariann Roussimouff
  • Height: 7’4
  • Weight: 240 kgs