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Triple H

Triple H making his entrance at WrestleMania XXX
Ring name(s) Hunter Hearst Helmsley (HHH)
Jean-Paul Levesque
Terra Ryzing
Triple H[1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Billed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
Billed weight 255 lb (116 kg)[1]
Born July 27, 1969 (1969-07-27) (age 50)
Nashua, New Hampshire
Resides Greenwich, Connecticut
Billed from Greenwich, Connecticut[1]
Trained by Killer Kowalski
Debut March 1992

Paul Michael Levesque (born July 27, 1969) is an American business executive, professional wrestler, actor, and former bodybuilder. He is better known by the ring name Triple H, an abbreviation of his former Hunter Hearst Helmsley name. He is currently the COO ("Chief Operating Officer") of WWE.[2]

Before joining WWE, Levesque began his wrestling career with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1993, wrestling under the name Terra Ryzing. He would then be repackaged as Jean-Paul Lévesque, a French Canadian aristocrat, before joining World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) in 1995.

Since joining WWE, he has become a 13-time world champion: an eight-time WWE Champion and a five-time World Heavyweight Champion.[3][4] In addition, he won the 1997 King of the Ring, the 2002 Royal Rumble, and was the second Grand Slam Champion.

He married Stephanie McMahon in 2003, becoming the son-in-law of WWE chairman Vince McMahon.[5] Outside of wrestling, Levesque has made many guest appearances in film and on television. He is starring in the upcoming WWE Film Journey of Death.[6]

At the 2008 edition of Backlash, Triple H won the WWE Championship. He lost the title at Survivor Series 2008 to Edge.

At the 2009 No Way Out, Triple H won back the WWE Championship in an Elimantion Chamber match for the 8th time, beating The Rock's record of 7 times.[7]





  • PWI Staff (2007). "Pro Wrestling Illustrated presents: 2007 Wrestling almanac & book of facts" (in English). "Wrestling’s historical cards" (Kappa Publishing).
  • Baer, Randy and R. D. Reynolds (2003). Wrestlecrap: The Very Worst of Pro Wrestling. ECW Press. ISBN 1550225847

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The McMahon wrestling family
Jess | Vincent J. | Vincent K. | Linda | Shane | Marissa | Stephanie | Paul "Triple H" Levesque