Goldberg Life|WWE Bill Goldberg Family ,Wife and Son 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know|by Wrestlers Tube
William Scott Goldberg (born December 27, 1966) is an American professional wrestler, actor, former professional football player and former mixed martial arts color commentator known for his time in WWE and WCW under the ring name Goldberg.
Regarded as one of the more popular professional wrestlers of the late 1990s, Goldberg was the top star and public face of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) at the peak of the Monday Night Wars. Goldberg rose to fame in WCW with a lengthy undefeated streak in singles competition from 1997 to 1998, which was considered the longest winning streak in professional wrestling until Asuka surpassed it in 2017. During this time, he became WCW United States Champion and WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He was also a one-time WCW World Tag Team Champion (with Bret Hart), making him along with Hart the fifth WCW Triple Crown winner.
Following WCW’s closure in 2001, Goldberg wrestled for All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) between 2002 and 2003, and for WWE between 2003 and 2004, becoming a one-time World Heavyweight Champion in the latter. After twelve years away from the company, he returned to WWE in 2016 and headlined Survivor Series against Brock Lesnar, and Fastlane against Kevin Owens, where he won the WWE Universal Championship, his third world title. Goldberg headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WCW and WWE, including closing WCW’s premier annual event, Starrcade, on two occasions (1998 and 1999). He is the only person to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship, and the WWE Universal Championship.
Before he was a professional wrestler, Goldberg was a professional football player. After first retiring from professional wrestling, he began working as a commentator for the mixed martial arts promotion EliteXC until its closure. He hosted 26 episodes of Garage Mahalon the DIY Network from 2009 to 2011.
Goldberg was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he had a bar mitzvah at Temple Israel and graduated from Tulsa Edison High School. He acquired a love for football early in life and was a bouncer at age .Goldberg’s mother, Ethel, is a classical violinist, while his father, Jed, who attended Harvard University, was an obstetrician and gynecologist. They divorced, and Jed died in late 2006. Ethel also breeds flowers and created an award-winning hybrid orchid, which she named after Goldberg.His brother, Michael, is the owner of a music club in Aspen, Colorado.
Goldberg is proud of his Jewish heritage and refused to hide it in the wrestling world, including refusing to wrestle on Yom Kippur. His Romanian great-grandfather, Marcel, emigrated from Bucharest and came to the U.S. through Ellis Island. His other great-grandfather, Willie, was a Russian immigrant.