Famous Canadian Wrestlers

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Roddy Piper
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Actor)
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Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: July 31, 2015

Canadian professional wrestler, amateur boxer, and actor, Roddy Piper, is best remembered for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).  He headlined multiple PPV events and hosted the popular WWF interview segment Piper's Pit. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. He also appeared in a few films and TV shows.

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Bret Hart
(Professional Wrestler & a Member of the Hart Wrestling Family)
Bret Hart
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Birthdate: July 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary, 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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Rocky Johnson
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Father of Actor and Former WWE Wrestler Dwayne Johnson)
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Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst, Canada
Died: January 15, 2020

The father of former WWE wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson, Rocky Johnson was a popular Canadian professional wrestler. He was the first black wrestler to win the Georgia Heavyweight Championship. He inspired several popular wrestlers, such as The Rock. He is also credited with helping wrestlers like Hulk Hogan establish themselves in the wrestling world.

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Trish Stratus
(One of the Most Popular Female Professional Wrestlers in WWE)
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Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian fitness model and former wrestler Trish Stratus is known for her stint with WWF (later renamed WWE). The Diva of the Decade and three-time WWE Babe of the Year has also been a WWE Hardcore Champion. She also became the first female to earn the Lou Thesz Award.

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Owen Hart
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Owen Hart
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Birthdate: May 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
Died: May 23, 1999
Owen Hart, also known as “The Golden Nugget” and “Blue Blazer,” was part of the Hart wrestling family. He had won several titles, such as the WWF Intercontinental Championship and the WWF World Tag Team Championship. He died in an equipment malfunction accident at the 1999 WWF Over the Edge.
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Natalya Neidhart
(Professional Wrestler Known for Her Guinness Record for Most Wins for Female WWE Wrestlers)
Natalya Neidhart
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Birthdate: May 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Natalya Neidhart is a Canadian-American wrestler and columnist. She is best known for her appearances in WWE, where she is one of the most important members of the women's division. She is the first female wrestler to hold both the SmackDown Women's Championship and the Divas Championship in the history of WWE.

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Maryse Ouellet
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Maryse Ouellet
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Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Maryse Ouellet is a Canadian-American businesswoman, actress, and professional wrestler. Currently signed to WWE, Ouellet often appears alongside her husband and WWE superstar The Miz. In 2008, Maryse won the WWE Divas Championship and went on to become the third-longest reigning Divas Champion in the history of WWE. In 2009, she was ranked ninth in the PWI Female 50 list.

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Kevin Steen
(Professional wrestler)
Kevin Steen
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Birthdate: May 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

Kevin Steen, popularly known by his ring name Kevin Owens, is a Canadian professional wrestler. One of the most popular WWE superstars of his generation, Steen has won several WWE championship titles, such as the Universal Championship, the Intercontinental Championship, and the United States Championship. In 2017, he was ranked third in the PWI 500 list. 

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Chris Benoit
(Canadian Professional Wrestler Known for Winning 22 Championships Under WWF/WWE, WCW, NJPW, and ECW)
Chris Benoit
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Birthdate: May 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: June 25, 2007

Often regarded as one of the best wrestlers of all time, Chris Benoit was known for putting his body on the line to create a greater impact than most of his fellow wrestlers. One of his popular moves, a diving headbutt, was cited as one of the reasons for his deteriorating mental health that eventually resulted in his suicide.

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Sami Zayn
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Sami Zayn
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Birthdate: July 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Laval, Canada
Canadian wrestler Rami Sebei, better known as Sami Zayn, is associated with the WWE brand SmackDown and for his signature masked look. He was previously known for his catchphrase “Ole!” and used the pseudonym El Generico. While with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, he earned two solo world titles.
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Bobby Roode
(Professional wrestler)
Bobby Roode
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Birthdate: January 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto
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Christian Cage
(Professional Wrestler Best Known for his Tenure in WWE from 1998-2005)
Christian Cage
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Birthdate: November 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Canada

WWE wrestler Christian Cage is known for his interesting pseudonym, which is said to be a combination of the names of actors Christian Slater and Nicolas Cage. Apart from winning several wrestling titles, he has also appeared in series such as Murdoch Mysteries and movies such as Dark Rising.

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Jinder Mahal
(Professional wrestler)
Jinder Mahal
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Birthdate: July 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Taya Valkyrie
(Canadian Professional Wrestler, Fitness Competitor and Model)
Taya Valkyrie
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Birthdate: October 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Trained in ballet and gymnastics since childhood, Taya Valkyrie graced the covers of fitness magazines quite early in life. After acing the Lucha Libre AAA circuit in Mexico, she moved to Impact Wrestling. In 2021, she signed with WWE. She is married to fellow wrestler John Hennigan.

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Jim Neidhart
(Professional wrestler)
Jim Neidhart
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Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
Died: August 13, 2018
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Tyson Kidd
(Professional wrestler)
Tyson Kidd
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Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary
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Pat Patterson
(Professional wrestler)
Pat Patterson
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Birthdate: January 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Santino Marella
(Wrestler)
Santino Marella
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Birthdate: March 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada
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Stu Hart
(Former wrestler best known for founding and handling Stampede Wrestling)
Stu Hart
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Birthdate: May 3, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: October 16, 2003
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Rosa Mendes
(Professional wrestler)
Rosa Mendes
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Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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Val Venis
(Professional Wrestler)
Val Venis
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Birthdate: March 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oakville, Canada
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Abdullah the Butcher
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Birthdate: January 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Dino Bravo
(Wrestler)
Dino Bravo
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Birthdate: August 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Campobasso, Italy
Died: March 10, 1993
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Killer Kowalski
(Wrestler)
Killer Kowalski
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Birthdate: October 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died: August 30, 2008
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Vampiro
(Professional wrestler, Singer, Journalist)
Vampiro
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Birthdate: May 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thunder Bay

Vampiro is a Canadian professional wrestler best known for his association with the popular Mexican promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA). He has also wrestled for several other promotions, such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Also a musician, Vampiro is credited with forming a band called Droch Fhoula, in 2006.

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Angelina Love
(Wrestler)
Angelina Love
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Birthdate: September 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario,
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Rick Martel
(Professional wrestler)
Rick Martel
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Birthdate: March 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada

Former Canadian wrestler Rick Martel, popularly known as The Model, was notorious in the wrestling circuit for using his fictional brand of cologne named Arrogance, which he would carry around and spray in his opponents’ eyes. His good looks also got him deals with designers in New York and Paris.

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Lance Storm
(Wrestlers)
Lance Storm
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Birthdate: April 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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Davey Boy Smith Jr.
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Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Aliyah
(Currently signed to WWE)
Aliyah
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Birthdate: November 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Robert Maillet
(Actor, Professional wrestler)
Robert Maillet
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Birthdate: October 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Brunswick
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Teddy Hart
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Teddy Hart
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Birthdate: February 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Canadian professional wrestler, Teddy Hart, currently wrestles on the independent circuit. Previously, he was involved with the Major League Wrestling (MLW) as the leader of The Hart Foundation. He has also wrestled for AAA, Jersey All Pro Wrestling, and Dragon Gate USA. He has mentored several young wrestlers and operates a wrestling school in Edmonton where he trains aspiring wrestlers. 

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Don Callis
(wrestler)
Don Callis
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Birthdate: October 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Michael Elgin
(Wrestler)
Michael Elgin
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Birthdate: December 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Gama Singh
(Wrestler)
Gama Singh
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Birthdate: December 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Punjab, India
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Krzysztof Soszynski
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Birthdate: August 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stalowa Wola, Poland
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Ivan Koloff
(Professional wrestler)
Ivan Koloff
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Birthdate: August 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: February 18, 2017
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Player Uno
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Player Uno
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Birthdate: July 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gatineau, Canada

Player Uno is a Canadian professional wrestler who is currently signed to the popular American promotion All Elite Wrestling (AEW), where he is better known as Evil Uno. He has previously wrestled in other promotions like International Wrestling Syndicate, Chikara, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla. In 2021, Player Uno was featured in the PWI 500 list where he was ranked 188th.

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Gary Goodridge
(Mixed martial artist)
Gary Goodridge
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Birthdate: January 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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Akam
(Wrestler)
Akam
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Birthdate: May 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abbotsford, Canada
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Ricky Ortiz
(Wrestler, American football player)
Ricky Ortiz
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Birthdate: May 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Ion Croitoru
(Professional wrestler)
Ion Croitoru
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Birthdate: December 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: February 21, 2017
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Maurice Vachon
(Wrestler)
Maurice Vachon
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Birthdate: September 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ville-Émard, Montreal, Canada
Died: November 21, 2013
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Sinn Bodhi
(Professional wrestler, Actor)
Sinn Bodhi
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Birthdate: August 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Serbo-Croatian wrestler Nicholas Cvjetkovic, better known by her ring name Sinn Bodhi, gained fame with her appearances on WWE Smackdown! and WWE Superstars. He is an author, too, having penned books such as the Fred the Possessed Flower comic series. A skilled tattooist, he also owns a tattoo parlor.

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Terry Garvin
(Professional wrestler)
Terry Garvin
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Birthdate: March 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 17, 1998
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Bobby Pearce
(Rower, Wrestler)
Bobby Pearce
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Birthdate: September 30, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Died: May 20, 1976
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Arjan Bhullar
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Arjan Bhullar
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Birthdate: May 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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Dru Onyx
(Professional wrestler who wrestled the majority of his career in Canada for the National Wrestling Alliance, and Northern Championship Wrestling)
Dru Onyx
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Birthdate: September 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Michael, Barbados
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Jade Chung
(Wrestler)
Jade Chung
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Birthdate: November 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Gene Kiniski
(Amateur wrestler, Professional wrestler)
Gene Kiniski
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Birthdate: November 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Died: April 14, 2010