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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
130
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.

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The Undertaker
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
The Undertaker
67
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.

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John Cena
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
John Cena
10
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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Roman Reigns
(American Professional Wrestler and Longest-Reigning WWE Universal Champion)
Roman Reigns
148
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.

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Brock Lesnar
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Brock Lesnar
92
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.

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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
62
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.

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Triple H
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Triple H
71
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

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Hulk Hogan
(The Most Recognized and Popular Wrestler of the 1980s)
Hulk Hogan
54
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.

 9 
Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
39
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.

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Ric Flair
(Regarded as the Greatest Professional Wrestler of All Time)
Ric Flair
101
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.
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CM Punk
(American Professional Wrestler and Retired Mixed Martial Artist)
CM Punk
72
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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Kane
(Professional Wrestler)
Kane
61
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.

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Randy Orton
(Professional Wrestler and the Youngest World Champion in WWE History)
Randy Orton
10
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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.

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Rey Mysterio
(One of the Most Influential Wrestlers of All Time)
Rey Mysterio
50
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
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Seth Rollins
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of His Generation)
Seth Rollins
81
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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Big Show
(Professional Wrestler)
Big Show
64
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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Sasha Banks
(Professional Wrestler and First Women to Compete in a 'Hell in a Cell' Match)
Sasha Banks
4
Birthdate: January 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fairfield, California, United States

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.

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Chyna
(Professional Wrestler Best Known as 'The Most Dominant Female Competitor of All Time')
Chyna
40
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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Kurt Angle
(Former American Professional Wrestler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kurt Angle
7
Birthdate: December 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

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.

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Randy Savage
(One of the Greatest Pro Wrestlers Who Ever Lived)
Randy Savage
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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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Chris Jericho
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Chris Jericho
58
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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Eddie Guerrero
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Eddie Guerrero
2
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
35
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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AJ Styles
(One of the Best In-Ring Performers of All Time)
AJ Styles
12
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Wrestling legend Allen Neal Jones, better known as A.J. Styles, who currently performs for Raw under WWE, was named the PWI Wrestler of the Decade (2011-2019). He also became the first TNA wrestler to top the PWI 500 list and the first to complete the TNA Triple Crown.
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Bray Wyatt
(American Professional Wrestler)
Bray Wyatt
13
Birthdate: May 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooksville, Florida, United States
Died: August 24, 2023

Bray Wyatt is a professional wrestler. Signed to the popular wrestling promotion WWE, Bray Wyatt uses intimidation as a major factor to gain an upper hand over his opponents. He also uses gimmicks, such as playing with his opponents' psychology to win matches. Wyatt has held several championship titles, such as the WWE Universal Championship and WWE Championship.

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Bret Hart
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time - A Member of the Hart Wrestling Family)
Bret Hart
11
Birthdate: July 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Bret Hart is a Canadian-American former professional wrestler. Regarded as one of the all-time greats, Bret Hart was one of the most popular and important WWF wrestlers during the promotion's New Generation Era. In 1996, he was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame. He is amongst the seven people who have entered the WWE Hall of Fame twice

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Jeff Hardy
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Jeff Hardy
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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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Sting
(American Professional Wrestler)
Sting
9
Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Lita
(American Professional Wrestler who is Regarded as an Icon of the Attitude Era)
Lita
6
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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Matt Hardy
(American Professional Wrestler)
Matt Hardy
11
Birthdate: September 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameron, North Carolina, United States

Matt Hardy is an American wrestler best known for his appearances in WWE where he was part of the famous tag team, The Hardy Boyz, with his real-life brother Jeff. One of the most popular WWE wrestlers of all time, Hardy has held various championships, such as the United States Championship and Tag Team Championship.

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Scott Hall
(Professional Wrestler Best Known for His Tenures with World Championship Wrestling (WCW))
Scott Hall
42
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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The Ultimate Warrior
(Professional Wrestler and Bodybuilder)
The Ultimate Warrior
12
Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014

WWF legend James Hellwig was better known as The Ultimate Warrior and the Dingo Warrior and won the WWF Heavyweight Championship once and the Intercontinental Championship twice. Following his retirement, he became a public speaker. Shortly before his death, he was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame.

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Kevin Nash
(Retired Professional Wrestler)
Kevin Nash
35
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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Dusty Rhodes
(One of the Greatest Wrestlers and Talkers in the History of Professional Wrestling)
Dusty Rhodes
8
Birthdate: October 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Died: June 11, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Rob Van Dam
(American Professional Wrestler)
Rob Van Dam
64
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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Mickie James
(Professional Wrestler)
Mickie James
5
Birthdate: August 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Wrestler Mickie James, who is associated with WWE’s Raw brand, was initially known in the wrestling circuit as Alexis Laree. She has worked for NWA: TNA and was part of the stable The Gathering. The five-time WWE Women's Champion has also released several hit country tracks, such as Shooting Blanks.
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Nikki Bella
(American Professional Wrestler)
Nikki Bella
81
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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Mick Foley
(Considered as One of the Greatest Wrestlers in WWE History)
Mick Foley
6
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Mick Foley is an American author, actor, and retired professional wrestler. Widely considered one of the greatest WWE wrestlers of all time, Foley played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era during the late-1990s. Also a well-known humanitarian, Foley's philanthropic work is centered around children; he often participates in Make-a-Wish Foundation events and makes surprise visits to children’s hospitals.

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Beth Phoenix
(American Professional Wrestler)
Beth Phoenix
5
Birthdate: November 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Goldust
(American Professional Wrestler)
Goldust
8
Birthdate: April 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Michelle McCool
(Retired Professional Wrestler)
Michelle McCool
11
Birthdate: January 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Stephanie McMahon
(Retired Professional Wrestler, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of WWE)
Stephanie McMahon
10
Birthdate: September 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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.

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Booker T
(American Color Commentator and Retired Professional Wrestler)
Booker T
5
Birthdate: March 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plain Dealing, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Kofi Kingston
(Only African-Born World Champion in WWE History)
Kofi Kingston
14
Birthdate: August 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Ghanaian-American wrestler Kofi Kingston plays for the WWE brand Raw. He was initially known as Kofi Nahaje Kingston and used his Jamaican identity in the wrestling circuit, but later began to be billed from Ghana. The 13-time Tag Team Champion has also won the Intercontinental and U.S. championships.
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Jimmy Snuka
(American Professional Wrestler)
Jimmy Snuka
10
Birthdate: May 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suva, Fiji
Died: January 15, 2017
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Bruno Sammartino
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Bruno Sammartino
10
Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pizzoferrato, Italy
Died: April 18, 2018

Bruno Sammartino was an Italian-American wrestler. He was one of the most popular wrestlers to participate in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) during the 1960s and 1970s. Nicknamed The Strongest Man in the World, Sammartino is often considered one of the greatest wrestlers ever. In 2013, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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Xavier Woods
(Professional Wrestler and 11-Time Tag Team Champion in WWE)
Xavier Woods
10
Birthdate: September 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States

Xavier Woods is an American wrestler best known for his association with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He is part of the famous tag team The New Day, which holds the record for the longest tag team title reign in the history of WWE. Apart from winning tag team championship titles, Xavier Woods has also won the prestigious Slammy Award.

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Sean Waltman
(Professional Wrestler)
Sean Waltman
13
Birthdate: July 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Big Van Vader
(One of the Greatest Super-Heavyweight Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Big Van Vader
10
Birthdate: May 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States
Died: June 18, 2018
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Ted DiBiase
(Retired Professional Wrestler and One of the Greatest Villains in Pro-Wrestling History)
Ted DiBiase
36
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.