Quick Facts of Shad Chad Javier Romain Chittick Gaspard
|Full Name||Shad Chad Javier Romain Chittick Gaspard|
|Date of Birth||1981 /01 /13|
|Nickname||Da Beast, Shad|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (Haitian and Curaçaon)|
|Profession||American professional wrestler, Actor|
|Spouse||Siliana Gaspard (m. 2009)|
|Height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight||295 lb (134 kg)|
|Education||Georgia Perimeter College|
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Shad Gaspard is an American professional wrestler of Haitian and Curaçaon origin. Moreover, Shad currently competes in the Independent circuit.
Who Is Shad Gaspard? Know His Bio & Wiki
Shad Chad Javier Romain Chittick Gaspard is an American professional wrestler as well as an actor, best known for his time with WWE. Shad once teamed with his partner JTG as a member of Cryme Tyme. Moreover, Shad is also a professional fighter, bodybuilder, model, former bodyguard, screenwriter, and comic book writer.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Shad is of Haitian and Curaçaoan origin. Shad’s father, Ben Gaspard, is a former street enforcer for street gangs and was a personal security guard in the early 1970s. Shad worked for gangster Frank Lucas and now owns Mcfay Contracting Inc. Moreover, Shad is the third among six siblings.
At the age of sixteen, he began prize fighting for promoter Hardbody Harrison, a former World Championship Wrestling wrestler. Gaspard was also an FX Tough Man Champion, in bar fighting tournaments such as boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts(MMA), and also in tough man competitions. Though Shad was only sixteen years old, he competed with adults, older than him. He holds win-loss records as a No Holds Barred fighter (35–7) and an amateur boxer (57–26).
Moreover, Shad was also involved in athletics during his high school years He specialized in wrestling, track, and basketball. After high school, Shad continued to play basketball at Georgia Perimeter College, and later he became a bodyguard for several rappers and actors, including pop star Britney Spears, Puff Daddy, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and Mike Tyson.
How Much Is Shad Gaspard’s Salary & Net Worth?
American professional wrestler, Shad Gaspard is best known as a member of the tag teammates Cryme Tyme. Moreover, Shad is also an actor who has starred in TV series like Haunted Hathaways and Big Time Rush.
Allocating information from the sources, Shad Gaspard’s net worth as of 2019 is still under review. A wrestler earns an average annual salary of around $500,000. So Gaspard the salary of Gaspard might also be in the same range.
Who Is Shad Gaspard’s Wife? Know About His Marriage, Relationships, Children, Affairs
Coming up to Shad Gaspard’s personal life, Shad got married to a bodybuilder Siliana Gueorguiev Gaspard. The couple exchanged their vows in 2009. They welcomed a child, a boy named Aryeh in April 2010.
On 5th March 2011, Gaspard was arrested by police in Columbus, Ohio for ignoring the commands of a police officer. Later on 29th July 2011, he was cleared of all charges.
Shad Gaspard’s Wrestling Career
Shad Gaspard qualified for the finals of the reality television program Tough Enough 2 in 2002. But, Shad was disqualified and replaced after failing a physical. Likewise, Gaspard was later recruited by WWF talent scout Tom Prichard. Also, he was allowed to attempt a career as a professional wrestler.
Gaspard first trained with Sgt. Dewayne Bruce from WCW Power Plant for six months. Afterwards, Shad attended Prichard’s first Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) “training camp”. Later, Shad was offered an opportunity to return to train full-time. Shad debuted in OVW in 2003 under the ring name “Da Beast”, eventually joining Kenny Bolin’s Bolin Services stable. Originally, Shad acted as Bolin’s personal enforcer, until he was placed into a tag team with Carlos Colón, Jr. in February 2004.
Moreover, he also wrestled at the NWA Pro in 2012. On 19th June 2014, it was stated that Shad and JTG were looking for booking interests currently known as “Crime Time”. JTG and Shad Gaspard wrestled the first match on their Crime Time World Tour on 23rd August 2014, for the Warriors of a Fight promotion in Staten Island as Crime Time.