GigaChad is a nickname most commonly associated with Russian Sleek’N’Tears model Ernest Khalimov, indicating that he is the ultimate Chad Thundercock, an internet archetype representing an ultra-masculine, sexually attractive male. Online, the term was popularized within various incel communities.
On October 17th, 2017, a photo of Khalimov was submitted to the /pol/ board on 4chan , which described him as “Gigachad. The perfect human specimen destined to lead us against the reptilians” (shown below).
That day, a post about Khalimov was submitted to the Lookism Forums, referring to him as “Ultra Chad.” On October 24th, 2017, Ia picture was submitted to Imgur “It appears that The Gigachad is attempting to clone himself” (shown below).
On February 17th, 2018, Redditor ForgottenShark uploaded a photograph of Khalimov titled “Gigachad, the destroyer of virgins” to the /r/Bossfight subreddit (shown below, left). On April 27th, Redditor GoldFuzzy uploaded an image macro titled “Full Explanation of GIGACHAD” to /r/braincels (shown below, right).
On May 7th, a thread lamenting the existence of Khalimov was submitted to the /int/ (international) board on 4chan (shown below).