Who is André the Giant's daughter, Robin Christensen-Roussimoff?

Who is André the Giant's daughter, Robin Christensen-Roussimoff?

Kenneth Mwenda, Jackline Wangare
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:11 PM

Kids with famous parents enjoy following in their parent's footsteps, and André the Giant's daughter is no exception. She decided to carry on the wrestling star's legacy. She is also known for appearing in her father's documentary Andre the Giant.

Robin Christensen-Roussimoff
Robin Christensen, daughter of Andre the Giant, attends the Premiere Of HBO's "Andre The Giant" at The Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Frazer Harrison
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Robin Christensen-Roussimoff is a former American wrestler and actress. Her wrestling career didn't work out as well as it was expected. She is much known for her acting career.

Profile summary

Full name

Robin Christensen-Roussimoff



Date of birth



44 years (as of 2023)

Place of birth


Current residence

Seattle, Washington, United States









Height in feet


Height in centimetres


Weight in pounds


Weight in kilograms


Body measurements in inches


Body measurements in centimetres


Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown


Jean Christensen


Andre Roussimoff



Net worth

$10 million

Who is Robin Christensen-Roussimoff?

She is a former wrestler and actress born in France in 1979. Her parents are André the Giant and Jean Christensen.

Robin Christensen-Roussimoff's father, André the Giant, was a professional wrestler and actor. He spent his whole adult life travelling for his wrestling performances; hence his relationship with his daughter was not great.

Who is Robin Christensen Roussimoff's mother? Her mother, Jean Christensen, served as a publicist in sports. André the Giant wedded Jean Christensen, despite never registering their marriage certificate in the US. The two met when Jean was working in wrestling PR in 1974.

Are Robin Christensen-Roussimoff's parents alive?

On the evening of January 27, 1993, her father passed away from congestive heart failure while sleeping in a hotel in Paris. Robin and her mother were informed of his passing a month later after his attorney left a message on their answering machine. 2008 also saw the passing of Robin's mom. Her death's cause is still unknown.


Rouddimoff endeavoured to follow in her father's footsteps and pursue a career in wrestling. However, her tenure in the industry did not pan out as she had hoped, leading her to venture into alternative fields.

What happened to Andre the Giant's daughter? Presently, Robin has established herself as an actress and contributed her expertise as a consultant in making her father's film adaptation of the book Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven. Additionally, she was featured in the television documentary Andre the Giant.

What is Andre the Giant's daughter's net worth?

According to Kemi Filani News, Andre the Giant's daughter's net worth is estimated at $10 million. Her wrestling career has significantly increased her net worth. Additionally, WWE pays Robin royalties because they continue to use André's name for some events. The famous daughter owns the rights to "André the Giant" in all media, including video games and action figurines.

Likewise, Robin's father was among the highest-paid wrestlers in history. He accumulated a sizable fortune throughout his work and went nearly 15 years without losing. André the Giant distributed his net worth among three beneficiaries in his will.

Robin's father left the caretaker and wife his ranch in Ellerbe, North Carolina, two-thirds of his fortune and the remaining assets to Robin, his only child.

In 2018, she worked on the documentary André the Giant about her father's life. Speaking about her father's career, the 1974 "Guinness Book of World Records" stated that André was the highest-paid wrestler in history. The well-known wrestler made $400,000 in one year in the early 1970s.

Does Andre the Giant's daughter have any kids?

The actress enjoys keeping her private life out of the spotlight, so it's unclear if she has any kids, is married, divorced, or is dating. As at the time of writing this article, the husband or partner to Robin Christensen- Roussimoff is unknown to the public.

How tall is Robin Christensen-Roussimoff?

Robin Christensen-Roussimoff's height is 5 feet 11 inches (180 centimetres), and she weighs 220 pounds (100 kilograms). She has blonde hair and dark brown eyes. Her body measurements are 44-40-44 inches (112-102-112 centimetres).

Where is Robin Christensen now?

Robin Christensen currently resides in Seattle, Washington, and no longer wrestles.

Although André the Giant passed away in 1993, his legacy is enormous and lives on. Robin Christensen-Roussimoff, the only daughter of André the Giant, values his memory beyond everything else.

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