Famous American WWE Wrestlers

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Dwayne Johnson
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time & One of the World's Highest-Grossing Actors)
Dwayne Johnson
103
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States

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.

 2 
John Cena
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
John Cena
91
Birthdate: April 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States

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.

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The Undertaker
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
The Undertaker
57
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, The Undertaker is currently signed to WWE. In a career spanning over three decades, he has clinched the world heavyweight championship seven times. He has appeared in a few films and TV shows as well. In 2004, he was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.

 4 
Roman Reigns
(American Professional Wrestler and Longest-Reigning WWE Universal Champion)
Roman Reigns
110
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States

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.

 5 
Brock Lesnar
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Brock Lesnar
64
Birthdate: July 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States

A multi-faceted personality, Brock Lesnar has had successful careers in the field of wrestling, mixed martial arts, and football. Best known for his wrestling career, Brock is widely considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers ever. Brock, who has had an equally successful MMA career, is the only person in history to hold a WWE world championship and UFC championship.

 6 
Hulk Hogan
(The Most Recognized and Popular Wrestler of the 1980s)
Hulk Hogan
43
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

Former American professional wrestler Hulk Hogan 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.

 7 
Triple H
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Triple H
58
Birthdate: July 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

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

 8 
Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
32
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, United States

Steve Austin, popularly known as Stone Cold Steve Austin, is an American television host, actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler. He is one of the most popular and influential WWE wrestlers of all time. He played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era, during which he was the face of the company.

 9 
Ric Flair
(Regarded as the Greatest Professional Wrestler of All Time)
Ric Flair
78
Birthdate: February 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Ric Flair, or The Nature Boy, is a 16-time wrestling world champion and has competed in NWA, WWF, and WCW. He became the first two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee and the first to compete in WCW's Triple Crown. He has been Wrestling Observer’s Wrestler of the Year eight times.
 10 
Kane
(Professional Wrestler)
Kane
49
Birthdate: April 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain

Kane is an American wrestler, actor, businessman, politician, and author. Apart from being the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, Kane is also one of the most popular WWE wrestlers of all time. He played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era throughout the late-1990s and early-2000s. He is regarded by some as the best wrestler of his generation.

 11 
Big Show
(Professional Wrestler and Commentator for Web TV Show ‘AEW Dark: Elevation’)
Big Show
52
Birthdate: February 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aiken, South Carolina, United States

Big Show is a professional wrestler. Known for his large frame and athleticism, Show is one of the most popular WWE wrestlers of all time. He has won several world championships in WWE. Big Show's large frame is attributed to a condition called acromegaly, which he used to his advantage and established himself in the wrestling world.

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Randy Savage
(One of the Greatest Pro Wrestlers Who Ever Lived)
Randy Savage
44
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: May 20, 2011
Macho Man Randy Savage, the WWF and WCW legend, had won 29 championships with 11 titles. Fans loved him for his over-the-top wrestling outfits, his catch phrase, "Oooh yeah!,” and his entrance music, Pomp and Circumstance. He was also a talented rapper and had appeared in many films and series. 
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Dave Bautista
(Actor and Former Professional Wrestler Widely Known for His portrayal of 'Drax the Destroyer' in the MCU.)
Dave Bautista
40
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

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.

 14 
Eddie Guerrero
(American Professional Wrestler and Member of 'Guerrero' Wrestling Family)
Eddie Guerrero
39
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
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.

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Shawn Michaels
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Shawn Michaels
22
Birthdate: July 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arizona, United States

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.

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Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
51
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

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.

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Chris Jericho
(First Undisputed WWF Champion)
Chris Jericho
42
Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhasset, New York, United States

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.

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Jeff Hardy
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Jeff Hardy
25
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameron, North Carolina, United States

Jeff Hardy is a professional wrestler. Best known for his tag team partnership with real-life brother Matt in WWE, Hardy has also achieved success as a singles wrestler. He is popular for his daredevil stunts and is often described as a death-defying and high-flying performer. Also a musician, Jeff Hardy is credited with forming a rock band called PeroxWhy?gen.

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Chyna
(Professional Wrestler Best Known as 'The Most Dominant Female Competitor of All Time')
Chyna
24
Birthdate: December 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 2016

Chyna was a professional wrestler, pornographic actress, bodybuilder, and glamour model. The first woman to take part in WWF's Royal Rumble match, Chyna set an important precedent as a powerful and dominant wrestler to the future female wrestlers. With victories over many popular male wrestlers, she was deemed the most dominant female wrestler of all time.

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CM Punk
(American Professional Wrestler and Retired Mixed Martial Artist)
CM Punk
53
Birthdate: October 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

CM Punk is an American retired professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. CM Punk is one of the first independent wrestlers to have achieved tremendous success in WWE; his success served as a precedent for other independent wrestlers. Over the years, CM Punk has influenced and inspired popular wrestlers like Seth Rollins, Adam Cole, and Rhea Ripley.

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Nikki Bella
(American Professional Wrestler and Television Personality)
Nikki Bella
69
Birthdate: November 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

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.

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Seth Rollins
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of His Generation)
Seth Rollins
63
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
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.
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Kevin Nash
(Best Known for His Tenure with World Championship Wrestling Under His Real Name)
Kevin Nash
27
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
WWE legend Kevin Nash has also been part of the WCW and the TNA, winning 21 championships, including six world championships. He has won the world tag-team title 12 times. He was also part of the backstage group The Kliq and a co-founder of the New World Order.
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Scott Hall
(One of the Most Charismatic Performers in the Modern History of Professional Wrestling)
Scott Hall
25
Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: March 14, 2022

Scott Hall is an American retired wrestler best known for his association with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he is popularly known as Razor Ramon. Apart from his several championship reigns in WWE, Scott Hall is also renowned for being an original member of the New World Order, one of the most popular stables in the history of professional wrestling.

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Oscar Gutierrez
(One of the Most Influential Wrestlers of All Time)
Oscar Gutierrez
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Birthdate: December 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chula Vista, California, United States
Wrestler Oscar Gutierrez, better known by his stage name, Rey Mysterio, was trained by Rey Misterio, Sr. He was initially known as “La Lagartija Verde" and "The Green Lizard.” He popularized his signature high-flying lucha libre style and the 619 Kick. He currently plays for the SmackDown brand, under WWE
 26 
Rob Van Dam
(American Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Rob Van Dam
47
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Robert Alexander Szatkowski, better known as Rob Van Dam, Robbie V, and RVD, gained fame by winning the WWE, the TNA, and the ECW championships.  Known for his Five Star Frog Splash move, he later appeared in The X-Files and the movies Wrong Side of Town and 3-Headed Shark Attack.
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Amy Dumas (Lita)
(Four-time WWE Women's Champion and One of the Greatest Female Superstars in WWE)
Amy Dumas (Lita)
19
Birthdate: April 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

 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.

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Shane McMahon
(American Professional Wrestler, Founder and Executive Chairman of 'Ideanomics')
Shane McMahon
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Birthdate: January 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Entrepreneur and wrestler Shane McMahon is the son of WWE CEO Vince McMahon and wrestling performer and politician Linda McMahon. Shane heads Ideanomics as its vice-chairman and is a minority owner of WWE. He was previously the CEO of YOU On Demand. He has won several titles as a wrestler.
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Lex Luger
(Former Professional Wrestler and 5-Time WWE United States Heavyweight Champion)
Lex Luger
25
Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, better known as “Lex Luger,” “The Narcissist,” and “The Total Package,” has won multiple titles, including one WWA, two WCW, and five NWA-WCW heavyweight championships. He was previously a footballer and had played for the USFL. He also became the second WCW Triple Crown Champion
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Ted DiBiase
(American Retired Professional Wrestler and One of the Greatest Villains in Pro-Wrestling History)
Ted DiBiase
20
Birthdate: January 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Ted DiBiase, or The Million Dollar Man, gained fame as a wrestler and is known for his association with WWE. He was part of WWE’s Legend program and held 30 titles, including the WWF World Heavyweight Championship. After his stints as a commentator and manager, he became a Christian minister.
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Terry Funk
(Wrestler)
Terry Funk
15
Birthdate: June 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hammond, Indiana, USA
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Bam Bam Bigelow
(American Professional Wrestler)
Bam Bam Bigelow
16
Birthdate: September 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 19, 2007
 33 
Beth Phoenix
(Professional Wrestler)
Beth Phoenix
28
Birthdate: November 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
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Road Warrior Animal
(Professional wrestler)
Road Warrior Animal
30
Birthdate: September 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
 35 
Samoa Joe
(Wrestler)
Samoa Joe
14
Birthdate: March 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States
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Ryback
(Professional Wrestler)
Ryback
14
Birthdate: November 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Sgt. Slaughter
(Wrestler)
Sgt. Slaughter
14
Birthdate: August 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, United States
 38 
Baron Corbin
(American Professional Wrestler Currently Signed to WWE)
Baron Corbin
6
Birthdate: September 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lenexa, Kansas, United States
 39 
Enzo Amore
(Professional Wrestler)
Enzo Amore
26
Birthdate: December 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
 40 
Shelton Benjamin
8
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States
 41 
Sarah Logan
(Professional Wrestler)
Sarah Logan
26
Birthdate: September 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
 42 
Road Warrior Hawk
(Professional wrestler)
Road Warrior Hawk
11
Birthdate: January 26, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: October 19, 2003
 43 
Gene Okerlund
(Wrestler)
Gene Okerlund
3
Birthdate: December 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brookings, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 2, 2019
 44 
Candice LeRae
(Wrestler)
Candice LeRae
15
Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
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Christopher Daniels
5
Birthdate: March 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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Jim Duggan
(Wrestler)
Jim Duggan
10
Birthdate: January 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York, USA
 47 
Matt Bloom
(Former WWE wrestler who earned an Intercontinental Championship belt)
Matt Bloom
4
Birthdate: November 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
 48 
Tully Blanchard
(Wrestler)
Tully Blanchard
6
Birthdate: January 22, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 49 
Stacy Carter
(Wrestler)
Stacy Carter
22
Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Bob Backlund
(Wrestler)
Bob Backlund
18
Birthdate: August 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Princeton, Minnesota, USA