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 Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
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.

 2 Paige

Paige
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Retired wrestler Saraya-Jade Bevis, better known as Paige, has won the Divas Championship twice and was also its the youngest winner. She was also the first NXT Women's Champion. Paige later appeared on shows such as Total Divas and Tough Enough, and films such as Santa's Little Helper

 3 John Cena

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
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.

 4 Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayward

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.

 5 Sasha Banks

Sasha Banks
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
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.

 6 Bill Goldberg

Bill Goldberg
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulsa

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.  

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 7 Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

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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 8 Triple H

Triple H
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire

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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 9 Kurt Angle

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mt. Lebanon Township, 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.

 10 Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States

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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 11 Chris Jericho

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhasset, Town of North Hempstead, 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.

 12 Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, 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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 13 Randy Orton

Randy Orton
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Knoxville

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.

 14 Roddy Piper

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon
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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 15 Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
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.

 16 Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: October 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas
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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 17 Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chandler, 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.

 18 Jimmy Uso

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
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.

 19 Charlotte Flair

Charlotte Flair
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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.

 20 Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
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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 21 Amy Dumas (Lita)

Amy Dumas (Lita)
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
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.

 22 Dave Bautista

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C

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.

 23 Alexa Bliss

Alexa Bliss
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
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.

 24 Trish Stratus

Trish Stratus
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flemingdon Park, Metropolitan 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.

 25 Bayley

Bayley
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, California, United States

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.

 26 Brie Bella

Brie Bella
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Famous As: Pro Wrestler
Birthdate: November 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

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.

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 27 Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon
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Famous As: Chief brand officer of WWE
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.

 28 Asuka

Asuka
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan
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 29 Zelina Vega

Zelina Vega
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.

 30 Natalya Neidhart

Natalya Neidhart
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, 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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 31 Mandy Rose

Mandy Rose
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Westchester County, New York, United States

 32 Liv Morgan

Liv Morgan
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paramus, New Jersey, United States
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 33 Sable

Sable
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States

 34 Michelle McCool

Michelle McCool
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palatka, Florida, United States
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 35 Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe
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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Judoka, Thai boxer
Birthdate: March 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States

 36 Miss Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 1, 2003
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 37 CJ Perry

CJ Perry
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States

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.

 38 Dana Brooke

Dana Brooke
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio, United States

 39 Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

 40 Ricochet

Ricochet
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, United States

 41 Jim Neidhart

Jim Neidhart
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
Died: August 13, 2018

 42 Jake Roberts

Jake Roberts
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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Film editor
Birthdate: May 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gainesville

 43 Dean Ambrose

Dean Ambrose
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Famous As: Wrestler & Actor
Birthdate: December 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

 44 Bobby Roode

Bobby Roode
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto

 45 Adam Cole

Adam Cole
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: July 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

 46 Shelton Benjamin

Shelton Benjamin
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Orangeburg

 47 Tyson Kidd

Tyson Kidd
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calgary

 48 Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 26, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, U.S.

 49 Zack Ryder

Zack Ryder
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: May 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Merrick, New York

 50 Heath Slater

Heath Slater
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pineville
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