Shad Gaspard Wiki – Shad Gaspard Biography
Shad Gaspard is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is best known for his time with WWE, where he teamed with his partner JTG as a member of Cryme Tyme under his real name. Wikipedia
shad gaspard Last Seen
Gaspard, 39, was last seen at Marina Del Rey Beach in Venice Beach, his wife, Siliana Gaspard, said on her Instagram account. “If you’ve seen him please call 911 or Dm family,” she wrote. The same message appeared on the wrestler’s Instagram. One of the photos showed Gaspard in a swimsuit standing on a beach.
While not naming Gaspard, authorities in Los Angeles County told CNN they are actively searching for a swimmer after he was pulled out to sea by a rip current on Sunday afternoon.
The US Coast Guard, Los Angeles County lifeguards and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are all looking for the swimmer, Trina Schrader, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s department, said.
shad gaspard Age
Gaspard age is 39 years old
Return to the independent circuit
After being released from WWE the second time, Gaspard return to the independent circuit. On January 22, 2011 Gaspard defeated Charlie Haas at FWE Retribution in New York City. Then on February 5, 2011 he went to Japan to wrestle for Antonio Inoki`s Inoki Genome Federation when he teamed with Bobby Lashley in a lost to Erik Hammer and Atsushi Sawada.
On March 31, 2012 he lost to Big Daddy V at WreslteRama in Georgetown, Ghana.
Gaspard, wrestled at the NWA Pro on 2012. It was announced on June 19, 2014, that Shad and JTG were looking for booking interests labeled now as the slightly altered “Crime Time”. JTG and Shad Gaspard wrestled the first match on their Crime Time World Tour on August 23, 2014, for the Warriors of Wrestling promotion in Staten Island as Crime Time. At the JAPW 18th Anniversary Show on November 15, 2014, Shad and JTG went on and defeated Damien Darling and Danny Demento in a tag team match.
On May 17, 2020, Gaspard and his son were among a group of swimmers caught in a strong rip current at Marina del Rey beach in Venice Beach, California. Lifeguards were able to rescue his son under Gaspard’s instructions, but he was not seen again after a wave crashed him down, therefore declaring him as missing.
Early life and career
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Gaspard is of Haitian and Curaçaoan descent. His father, Ben Gaspard, is a former street enforcer for street gangs, and was a personal security guard in the early 1970s; he worked for gangster Frank Lucas and now owns Mcfay Contracting Inc. Shad is the third of six siblings.
At age 5, his father began training him in boxing, and at age eight he began training in a mixture of different martial arts such as Judo, Jeet Kune Do, Kickboxing, and Muay Thai. As a student, Gaspard quickly developed into an aggressive fighter, winning many fight tournaments as an amateur. His mother, Ingrid Chittick, gave him the nickname “Beast” as a result of his aggressiveness. At age sixteen, Gaspard began prize fighting for promoter Hardbody Harrison, a former World Championship Wrestling wrestler and FX Tough Man Champion, in bar fighting tournaments such as boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts (MMA), and tough man competitions. Even though Gaspard was only sixteen years old, he competed against adults who were older than he was by five to twenty years, due to his large size. Gaspard holds won-loss records as a No Holds Barred fighter (35–7) and an amateur boxer (57–26).
Gaspard was extensively involved in athletics during his high school years, specializing in wrestling, track, and basketball. After high school, he continued to play basketball at Georgia Perimeter College, and after leaving, he became a bodyguard for several rappers and actors, including pop star Britney Spears, Puff Daddy, and Mike Tyson.
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In 2011, Gaspard performed in a Modern William Shakespeare performance in Tampa, Florida, where he performed a modern take on Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1 “To be, or not to be”, as well as other Shakespearean works.
In 2011, and 2012, Gaspard’s graphic novel Assassin & Son won several awards for best original independent graphic novel. Gaspard came up with the original concept/premise and wrote the screenplay along with former WWE wrestler Muhammad Hassan. The series is said to be a modern version of Kazuo Koike Lone Wolf and Cub.
In January 2012 he was advertised as appearing on BET television series The Game, as well as TV Land original situation comedy, The Exes in October 2012. He is also working on other upcoming films. Besides wrestling and acting, Gaspard also does modeling and works on a comic book.
In 2013, Gaspard performed in the stage adaptation of “Pugilist” as Jack Johnson, the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion (1908–1915), depicting the fighters rise to the world heavyweight championship, and his tragic fall.