Paul Michael Levesque born July 27, , better known by the ring name Triple H , is an American business executive, semi-retired  professional wrestler , and actor. He is also the founder and executive producer of NXT , and an occasional in-ring performer. After winning his first WWF Championship in , he became a fixture of the company's main event scene,   and was widely regarded as the best wrestler in North America by the turn of the millennium. Triple H has also won a number of championships in his career, being a five-time Intercontinental Champion , a three-time world tag team champion two World Tag Team Championship reigns, and one Unified WWE Tag Team Championship reign , a two-time European Champion , and a fourteen-time world champion , making him the company's seventh Triple Crown Champion and second Grand Slam Champion. He is also a two-time Royal Rumble match winner, and a King of the Ring tournament winner.