Famous American Wrestlers

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 1 Roman Reigns

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

The current WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns, is one of the most popular WWE superstars of the current generation. After battling leukemia for 11 years, Reigns announced that he would take an indefinite break to receive treatment. He made a comeback in 2019 and went on to reestablish his position as a popular champion.

 2 John Cena

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Famous As: Wrestler, Rapper
Birthdate: April 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

One of the biggest WWE stars of all time, John Cena has bagged 25 championships, with 16 reigns as a world champion since his professional career began two decades back. Apart from wrestling, Cena has also carved a career as an actor and rapper. His significant projects include films The Marine, Trainwreck and Sisters and rap album You Can't See Me.

 3 Sasha Banks

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

One of the most popular female WWE wrestlers of the current generation, Sasha Banks was named the top black wrestler in a list titled BW 500 in 2020. A celebrated wrestler, she was involved in the first Iron Woman match, first women's WWE pay-per-view event, and first women's Hell in a Cell match.

 4 Triple H

Triple H
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Often considered the best wrestler in North America, Triple H played an important role in the World Wrestling Federation's Attitude Era as part of the influential D-Generation X stable. From being a professional wrestler, he went on to become a part of WWE's management team after marrying CEO Vince McMahon's daughter Stephanie. Triple H is a WWE Hall of Famer

 5 Bill Goldberg

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Professional wrestler and former football player. Bill Goldberg, is currently signed to WWE on a part-time deal. A very popular figure in the late 1990s/early 2000s, he has wrestled for many promotions and is best known for his stint with World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Also an actor, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

 6 Seth Rollins

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Colby Lopez, better known as "Seth Rollins," previously wrestled in ROH as "Tyler Black." He is a two-time World Heavyweight Champion. He competed as part of The Shield in the Survivor Series and is the only wrestler to win all three top WWE titles: the WWE, Universal, and NXT Championships.

 7 Daniel Bryan

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Daniel Bryan is a professional wrestler. He is one of the most recognized WWE wrestlers of the current generation and is credited with starting the Yes Movement. A self-proclaimed vegan-turned-vegetarian, Daniel Bryan was honored with PETA's Libby Award under the Most Animal-Friendly Athlete category. Bryan is also a self-described environmentalist.

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 8 Ronda Rousey

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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

A professional WWE wrestler, Ronda Rousey was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and also the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Earlier, she became the first US woman to win an Olympic medal in judo. Amongst the greatest female MMA fighter, Ronda has also appeared in films like The Expendables 3 and Furious 7.

 9 Kurt Angle

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler Kurt Angle is a 13-time world champion. He became a Triple Crown champion and a Grand Slam champion with WWE before joining TNA. He has been named to the WWE, the TNA, and the International Sports Halls of Fame. He has also participated in Japanese wrestling championships.

 10 Hulk Hogan

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Former American professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan, is one of the best-known wrestlers in the world. He had a very successful career from the 1970s to the 2010s and won many championships. He has also acted in several movies. However, he has been accused of being a racist and a homophobic and a leaked sex tape involving him created quite a stir.

 11 Randy Orton

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Randy Orton is an American professional wrestler. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever, Orton has 14 world championship victories under his belt, only behind Ric Flair and John Cena. His bad boy image and distinctive wrestling style have inspired several young wrestlers all over the world.

 12 Chris Jericho

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Chris Jericho is a professional wrestler, entrepreneur, actor, and musician. Widely regarded as one of the greatest pro wrestlers ever, Jericho is also one of the most recognized WWE superstars in the history of the wrestling promotion. Apart from wrestling, Jericho is a also famous singer, currently serving as the lead singer for Fozzy, a heavy metal band.

 13 Eddie Guerrero

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: November 13, 2005

Eddie Guerrero was an American professional wrestler. At the time of his death at age 38, Guerrero left a legacy and impact as one of the most beloved wrestlers and an inspiration to several future wrestlers. Considered one of the greatest in-ring performers ever, Guerrero was renowned for his technical skills and ability to entertain the audience with his gimmicks.

 14 Stephanie McMahon

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Famous As: Chief brand officer of WWE
Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Stephanie McMahon is an American businesswoman. As the chief brand officer of WWE, McMahon contributes immensely to the development of the entertainment company. Also a popular wrestling personality, she often appears on WWE's SmackDown and Raw brands. She is considered one of the most powerful women in wrestling business around the world.

 15 Bayley

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Bayley is an American professional wrestler. Currently, she is one of the most important female members of WWE. She has won several WWE championship titles, such as Raw Women's Championship and SmackDown Women's Championship. Renowned for her tag team partnership with Sasha Banks, Bayley has also won the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship along with Banks.

 16 Alexa Bliss

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
WWE wrestler Alexa Bliss began her career with the Arnold Classic professional bodybuilding event. She later became the first woman to earn the SmackDown Women's Championship title twice. She is also the first woman to win both the Raw and SmackDown Women's titles and the second Women's Triple Crown Champion.

 17 Jimmy Uso

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Jimmy Uso, a member of the Samoan AnoaŹ»i family of wrestlers and son of former WWE legend Rikishi, is part of the wrestling duo The Usos, which includes his twin brother, Jey Uso. The twins compete for the SmackDown brand of WWE and have won several tag team championships.

 18 Nikki Bella

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Retired professional wrestler, Nikki Bella, is a two time WWE Divas Champion whose second win lasted for a record time. Earlier, along with her twin sister, she formed a popular tag team and entered the WWE. The sisters have also appeared in reality television show Total Divas and Total Bellas, launched their own YouTube channel, Podcast and ventured into business.

 19 Shawn Michaels

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

Retired professional wrestler, actor, and television presenter, Shawn Michaels, is regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history. He is a four-time world champion and two-time Royal Rumble winner. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice. Besides wrestling, he has appeared in a few films and TV shows.

 20 Amy Dumas (Lita)

Amy Dumas (Lita)
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: April 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 Amy Dumas (Lita) is an animal welfare activist, singer, and retired professional wrestler. Beginning her career as a wrestler, she was a full-time wrestler with WWE for a few years. After her retirement, she embarked on her second career as a singer and founded the punk rock band, The Luchagors. She is a dedicated animal lover as well.

 21 Charlotte Flair

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Charlotte Flair, daughter of wrestler Ric Flair, is also known as “Nature Girl.” Apart from winning the 2014 NXT Women's Championship, she has also won the Raw Women's Championship four times and the SmackDown Women's Championship five times. She was also the first lady to headline a WWE pay-per-view event.

 22 Dwayne Johnson

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

A renowned former wrestler with numerous titles under his belt, Dwayne Johnson initially wanted to be a football player but an injury turned him towards wrestling. He soon entered the world of acting, experienced phenomenal success in television and films and became the highest earning male actor in the world.

 23 AJ Lee

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
April Jeanette Mendez, better known by her ring name AJ Lee, is best known for her stint with WWE. She is a three-time Divas champion and won the Slammy Award for Diva of the Year twice. She has also written a bestselling memoir and is also quite popular on Instagram.

 24 Brie Bella

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Famous As: Pro Wrestler
Birthdate: November 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Brie Bella is an American entrepreneur, TV personality, and retired professional wrestler. One half of the popular wrestling duo The Bella Twins, Brie Bella often appeared in WWE alongside her twin sister, Nikki Bella. Brie Bella became one of the main wrestlers who helped develop the Women's Revolution movement in WWE.

 25 Sable

Sable
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 26 Dave Bautista

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Former professional wrestler, Dave Bautista, is a four time World Heavyweight Champion and two time WWE Champion. The WWE legend has also ventured in the entertainment industry and proved his acting capabilities with blockbuster movies like Guardians of the Galaxy film series and Avengers: Infinity War. His other notable films include House of the Rising Sun and Blade Runner 2049.

 27 Michelle McCool

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 28 Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe
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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Judoka, Thai boxer
Birthdate: March 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 29 Zelina Vega

Zelina Vega
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 30 Miss Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 1, 2003

 31 Baron Corbin

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 32 Eva Marie

Eva Marie
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Eva Marie is an American actress, professional wrestler, model, and fashion designer. She achieved popularity after appearing in WWE and the popular reality TV series, Total Divas. In 2015, she launched her own line of hair extensions and followed it up by launching a fashion line called NEM Fashion the next year. Eva Marie has also won several fashion competitions.

 33 Mandy Rose

Mandy Rose
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 34 Kevin Federline

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Kevin Federline, or K-Fed, started as a backup dancer and later gained fame as Britney Spears’s husband. Following his divorce from Spears, they were part of a long child custody battle. Federline has also been a rapper and wrestler, and has appeared on reality shows such as Excess Baggage

 35 Adam Cole

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 36 Liv Morgan

Liv Morgan
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 37 Jake Roberts

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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Film editor
Birthdate: May 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 38 Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 39 Reid Flair

Reid Flair
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Famous As: Amateur wrestler, Professional wrestler
Birthdate: February 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: March 29, 2013

 40 CJ Perry

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

CJ Perry, better known by her ring name Lana, is an American professional wrestler, actress, model, singer, and dancer. She is known for her appearance in WWE, often accompanying her real-life husband and professional wrestler, Rusev. Before establishing herself in the world of wrestling, Perry worked as a backup dancer for entertainers like Usher, Akon, Pink, Keri Hilson, and Nelly.

 41 Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 42 Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett
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Famous As: professional wrestler
Birthdate: April 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 43 Dana Brooke

Dana Brooke
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 44 John Layfield

John Layfield
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Professional wrestler, Actor, Radio personality
Birthdate: November 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 45 Ashley Massaro

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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Model, Playboy Playmate, Beauty pageant contestant
Birthdate: May 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 46 Ricochet

Ricochet
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 47 Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 48 Nate Parker

Nate Parker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 49 Big Van Vader

Big Van Vader
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: June 18, 2018

 50 Ethan Carter III

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American