Wrestlers

A wrestler is someone who participates in a bout of wrestling. Wrestling is a combat sport where the participants (often two, or more) attempt to throw or immobilize their opponents in order to maintain a superior position. Wrestlers follow a specified set of rules while using techniques like clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, pins, and joint locks. Wrestling is one of the oldest known forms of combat with a history dating back to 12th or 13th century B.C. Wrestling combats were a major attraction of the ancient Olympic Games and is still a focus at the Summer Olympic Games. One highly popular from of wrestling is professional wrestling which combines elements of athletics and theatrical performances. Professional wrestling is highly glamorized and high profile professionals earn big money. This section provides you information about greatest wrestlers of all time.
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 1 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.

 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 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.

 4 Brock Lesnar

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: July 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

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.

 5 The Undertaker

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

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.

 6 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.

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 7 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.

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 8 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.

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 9 Chris Benoit

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Famous As: Canadian Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Canadian
Died: June 24, 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.

 10 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

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 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 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.
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 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 Randy Savage

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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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 15 Chris Weidman

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 16 Rocky Johnson

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian
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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 17 Jesse Ventura

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Birthdate: July 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

WWE legend Jesse Ventura, known by his ring name “The Body,” also served as the mayor of Brooklyn from 1991 to 1995 and as the governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. He had previously served the U.S. Navy. He has also appeared in films and written several books.

 18 Jon Moxley

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 19 The Great Khali

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
The Great Khali, with a towering height of 7’ 1”, was named the 8th-tallest professional wrestler in history, in 2014. He was earlier a Punjab Police officer. He became the first Indian-born winner of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and has also appeared in several Hollywood and Bollywood films.

 20 Jazz

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 21 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.

 22 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.

 23 CM Punk

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: October 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

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.

 24 Stephanie McMahon

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

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Famous As: WWE Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 26 Shawn Michaels

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

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

 28 Sonya Deville

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Professional wrestler
Birthdate: September 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 29 Brie Bella

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

 30 Roddy Piper

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: July 31, 2015
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 31 Fedor Emelianenko

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Famous As: MMA Artist
Birthdate: September 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian

 32 Charlotte Flair

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 33 Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 34 Mandy Rose

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

 35 Owen Hart

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Canadian
Died: May 23, 1999

 36 Cody Rhodes

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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: June 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 37 Bill Goldberg

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

 38 Daniel Bryan

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

 39 Miss Elizabeth

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

 40 Lex Luger

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 41 Henry Cejudo

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: February 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 42 Jake Roberts

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

 43 John Laurinaitis

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 44 Bob Sapp

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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: September 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 45 Gary Hart

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Famous As: Wrestlers
Birthdate: January 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 16, 2008

 46 Kevin Nash

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 47 Peter Maivia

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American Samoan
Died: June 12, 1982

 48 Rob Van Dam

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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 49 A.J. Styles

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 50 Maria Menounos

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Greek, American
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