Paul Michael Levesque is an American professional wrestler and a Hollywood actor. He is popularly known by his ring name 'Triple H'. Triple H began his wrestling career in the International Wrestling Federation as Terra Ryzing before joining World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1994. In his first televised match, Levesque debuted as a villain named Terror Risin' and defeated Keith Cole. After several name modifications which ranged from Jean-Paul Lévesque to Hunter Hearst Helmsley, he finally decided to settle with the moniker Triple H and adopt an alternative image in the D-Generation X (DX) stable. Triple H was endorsed as a main event wrestler, winning several singles championships. As part of a storyline Triple H married Stephanie McMahon, who later became his real-life spouse. In 2003, he was part of the alliance known as Evolution with Shawn Michaels from 2006 to 2009. Levesque has 23 championships to his credit. He is a thirteen-time world champion, a first in the company - having won the WWF/E Championship eight times, and the World Heavyweight Championship five times. He was the very first World Heavyweight Champion. Levesque has also won the 1997 King of the Ring, the 2002 Royal Rumble, and was the second Grand Slam Championship winner. Levesque currently works in the front office of WWE as the Executive Vice President of Talent and Live Events, and appears as Triple H on television as the Chief Operating Officer and part-time wrestler.