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Ettore Ewen, popular by his ring name Big E or formerly Big E Langston is an American professional wrestler, powerlifter, and former American football player. Big E is currently signed to WWE and performs on the SmackDown brand. He has won several individual titles including WWE Championship and several tag team championships. He is a decorated tag team wrestler as part of The New Day.
Prior to his wrestling career, he pursued powerlifting winning USAPL Powerlifting twice in 2010 and 2011.
What is Big E Famous For?
- Popular WWE wrestler.
- One-time WWE Champion.
Where is Big E From?
Big E was born on 1 March 1986. His birth name is Ettore Ewen. His birth place is in Tampa, Florida in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to his father, Ettore Ewen, and his mother, Margaret Ewen. His zodiac sign is Pisces and his religion is Christianity. He belongs to the African-American ethnicity. He has Jamaican and Montserratian ancestry.
Regarding his educational background, he attended Wharton High School in Tampa. After high school, he attended the University of Iowa. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Big E Career Timeline
- Big E was athletic since his high school days.
- He won a number of athletic honors including a state championship in wrestling while in Wharton High School.
- He was named Hillsborough County’s “Ironman of the Year”.
- He played American football as a defensive lineman for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
- After college, he switched to powerlifting.
- He competed in his first USA Powerlifting (USAPL) at the 2010 US Open Championships.
- He became the top heavyweight lifter, breaking all four Florida state raw powerlifting records in the 275-pound class. He also bested raw national records in the deadlift and total.
- He won the 2011 USAPL Raw Nations in the super heavyweight division. He broke the raw American and national records in the deadlift and total.
- He was introduced to professional wrestling by someone who knew Jim Ross.
- Big E signed with WWE in 2009.
- He was assigned to its developmental brand, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) under the ring name Big E Langston.
- He debuted on 17 December 2009.
- Big E alongside Calvin Raines defeated Richie Steamboat and Seth Rollins to win the FCW Florida Tag Team Championship in May 2011.
- He made his NXT debut in August 2012 after FCW was rebranded into NXT.
- He became NXT Champion defeating Seth Rollins in a No Disqualification match in January 2013.
- He became Intercontinental Champion defeating Curtis Axel in November 2013.
- WWE promoted him to its main roster in December 2012.
- He shortened his ring name to Big E in February 2014.
- He was included in a team, The New Day with Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods usually as a manager in 2014.
- The New Day won their first title, the WWE Tag Team Championship at Extreme Rules.
- He was eventually separated from his New Day teammates in the 2020 WWE Draft. He resumed his singles career.
- He won the Intercontinental Championship for the second time in his career after he defeated Sami Zayn in a lumberjack match in the December 2020 episode of SmackDown.
- He won the men’s Money in the Bank ladder match in 2021.
- He announced to cash in his Money in the Bank contract for a WWE Championship in September 2021.
- While Bobby Lashley defeated Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, Big E cashed in for an immediate title match and pinned Lashley to win the WWE Championship for the first time in his career.
- As a WWE wrestler, he is a one-time WWE Champion, two-time Intercontinental Champion, two-time Raw Tag Team Champion, and six-time SmackDown Tag Team Champion.
- He was officially moved back to SmackDown in January 2022 where he reunited with New Day.
- On the March 2011 episode of SmackDown, Big E and Kofi Kingston were competing in a tag team match against Sheamus and Ridge Holland. Holland attempted a belly-to-belly suplex to Big E outside the ring but this resulted in him landing his head first. He was rushed to the hospital. He later revealed on Twitter that he suffered a broken neck.
Who is Big E Dating?
Big E is not married yet. He is currently single. He was previously rumored to be dating fellow wrestler, Celeste Bonin. However, he later denied the rumors. More updates about his personal life, dating history, and girlfriend will be updated soon.
What is Big E Height?
Big E stands at the height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of around 285 lbs i.e. 129 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is also dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Big E Net Worth?
Big E is one of the popular WWE wrestlers. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs under the SmackDown. He started with WWE’s developmental promotion, FCW in 2009. His income comes from contracts, prize money, and sponsorships. His net worth is estimated at around $2 million at present.
Source: Gossip Gist