Michael Gregory "Mike" Mizanin better known by his ring name The Miz, is an American professional wrestler and an occasional actor signed in with WWE. Mizanin first gained fame as a cast member on MTV's The Real World: Back to New York, which first aired in 2001, and its spin off series, Real World/Road Rules Challenge. Mizanin trained and wrestled with Ultimate Pro Wrestling and Deep South Wrestling, where he became the first Deep South Heavyweight Champion. Mizanin was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), working in tag team matches and winning the tag team title- the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship. After signing with WWE, Mizanin became host of the annual WWE Diva Search competition in 2006. Mizanin made his wrestling debut in September 2006, as a villain who went undefeated. In 2007, was drafted from SmackDown to the ECW brand, in which he along with his partner John Morrison held held both the WWE Tag Team Championship and the World Tag Team Championship. He was drafted to the Raw brand as part of the 2009 WWE Draft, and won the WWE United States Championship. In July 2010, he won a Money in the Bank ladder match at the first WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view. In 2012, The Miz captured WWE Intercontinental Championship, which made him the 25th Triple Crown Champion of the company.