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Million Dollar Man pro
Ted DiBiase Sr.
BornJanuary 18, 1954
FromMiami, Florida, United States

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameTed DiBiase
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight260 lb (120 kg)


Theodore Marvin DiBiase Sr. (January 18, 1954) better known by his ring name "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase, a American professional wrestler, manager, ordained minister and color commentator. DiBiase achieved championship success in a number of wrestling promotions, holding thirty titles during his professional wrestling career. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest villains in pro wrestling history. IGN called DiBiase "one of the most gifted technical wrestlers to ever grace the squared-circle".

Among other accolades in the WWF, DiBiase was the first North American Heavyweight Champion, a three-time Tag Team Champion (with Irwin R. Schyster) and the 1988 King of the Ring. DiBiase also created his own championship, the Million Dollar Championship. He held the WWF World Heavyweight Championship belt in 1988 after purchasing it from André the Giant, but this period is not recognized by WWE as an official title reign. Nonetheless, DiBiase frequently headlined WWF cards, including WrestleMania IV and the first ever SummerSlam in 1988.

DiBiase headlined the 2010 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, being inducted by his sons, Ted Jr. and Brett.