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Shad Gaspard Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 21, 2020

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Short Biography

Shad Gaspard was born as Shad Javier Chittick Gaspard on 13-01-1981 in Brooklyn, New York City in the state of New York, United States. He was an American Wrestler, Film Actor, Television Actor & Video Game Artist.

Other Name: Shad Javier Chittick Gaspard, Shad, Da Beast
Other Professions: Film Actor Television Actor Video Game Artist
Appearance: WWE Hollywood

Shad Gaspard Complete Bio & Career

Shad Gaspard was born and raised in New York. It was his father who started training him in boxing from the age of 5. A few years later, he started training in martial arts as well. He trained in Muay Thai, Kick Boxing, Judo, and Jeet Kune Do among other martial arts form. He during his teens started fighting as an amateur. and won various tournaments. During his early days, he used to fight adults who were 7-8 years elder to him and still gave them a run for their money. He was also into athletics during his school days and used to play wrestling, basketball, and track events. He continued playing basketball even at college level and after his education was completed, he started serving as bodyguard of various actors, and rappers. He has served as a bodyguard of Puff Daddy, Mike Tyson, and Britney Spears among others. In the decade of the 2000s, he decided to become a profesional wrestler and participated in reality show Tough Enough 2. He though was disqualified after failing to pass physical test. He was then scouted by WWE scout manager Tom Prichard who brough him to WWE. He fought under the ring name "Da Beast" and formed a tag team partnership with Kenny Bolin's Bolin Services.

In 2006, he formed a pair with CM Punk and named their team as "The Gang Stars". The fair was reasonably successful and he left WWE in 2007 and joined Independent circuit. He returned to WWE in 2008 and he along with JTG joined John Cena and helping duering match interference. The pair were called Cryme Tyme and had reasonable success for 4 years from 2008 to 2012. In 2012, he along with JTG again went to independent ciruit became a formidable name in tag team championships. He continued to wrestle till 2020 before leaving the world untimely. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Shad Gaspard died on 17-05-2020 at the age of 39. He along with his son went swimming at a Marina del Rey beach in Venice Beach, California when got caught in a strong rip current. His son got saved but his body couldn't be found even after searching 70 sq nautical miles by the coast guard. His body was finally found on 20th May 2020 at Venice beach. 

DEATHDAY 17 May,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Venice, Los Angeles, California

Shad Gaspard Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ben Gaspard and Ingrid Chittick. He was married to Siliana Gaspard from 2009 until his death in 2020. The couple together had a son named Aryeh.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 46
Biceps Size 17
Waist Size 36
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town New York
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School N/A
College Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, Georgia
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut WWE - 2002
Film - Petunia (2012)
TV - The Game (2012)
Best Movies Think Like a Man Too (2014), Brothers (2015), Sandy Wexler (2017), and Birds of Prey (2020) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player John Cena
Favorite Sport Wrestling and Basketball
Favorite Singer Britney Spears

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shad Gaspard

  • In addition to wrestling, he has also appeared in films like Sandy Wexler and Birds of Prey among others.
  • He has also served as a bodyguard of famous personalities like Mike Tyson, and Britney Spears among others.
  • He has also hosted a dance competition between Layla and Eve Torres in an episode of SmackDown.

Shad Gaspard Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Shad Gaspard was 39 years 4 months & 4 days old age.