Jorge González Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jorge González (Giant Gonzalez)

Last Updated: 05 Jan, 2024 | Views: 697

Age: 44

Profession: Wrestler

Other Profession(s): Actor, Basketball Player

Famous For: Argentine Wrestler

Jorge González Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
31 Jan, 1966 (44 Years 07 Months 22 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province

Birth District
El Colorado

Birth Sign



Died on
22 Sep, 2010

Cause of Death
Diabetes Type 1 And Heart Issues

Jorge González Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Jorge González was born on January 31st, 1966 and died on September 22nd, 2010. In addition to being a professional wrestler and actor, he was an Argentine basketball player who made his debut with El Gigante, the ring name he used in the World Championship Wrestling under which he competed between 1989 and 1992, as well as Giant Gonzalez under which he competed in the World Wrestling Federation in 1993. Aside from being the tallest Argentine to have ever lived, González also holds the record for being the third tallest South American ever.


1985: During the 1985 South American Basketball Championship, León Najnudel included González as part of the Argentine national team in the gold medal game. 

1988: After participating in the 1988 NBA draft, González was selected by the Atlanta Hawks as the 54th pick in the draft's third round.

1989: As a professional wrestler, González was offered a job by Hawks owner Ted Turner in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), which Turner owned in 1989. 

1993: The role played by González in a 1993 episode of Baywatch was Manny, a carnival sideshow giant who was not afraid of anything. 

Additionally, González appeared in the 1993 and 1994 double-episode versions of Thunder in Paradise, which was turned into a film.

In 1994: González made a brief appearance in Hercules in the Underworld as Eryx the Boxer.


1993: Worst Feud of the Year 

Unknown Facts:

His professional wrestling career of González ended in December 1995 due to serious health issues. González returned to his native Argentinian country.


On September 22nd, 2010, González passed away from complications from his type 1 diabetes and severe heart issues.


Jorge González Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 244 cm
In Meters 2.44 m
In Feet & Inches 8'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 209 kg
In Pounds 460 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Dark Brown

Jorge González Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Felipe González

Loreto Otero, Jacqueline Fresard

Marco González, Zaida González

Antonino González, Leonardo González

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