WWE Wrestlers

Which is the first name that comes to your mind when you think of famous WWE Wrestlers? Brock Lesnar, Shawn Michaels, or The Miz? Everyone would be having their own personal favorites, but there’s no doubt that wrestling is one of the most entertaining combat sports ever! Can anything beat the excitement of watching an adrenaline-fuelled action packed match between two burly professional wrestlers? We don’t think so! World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is the largest wrestling promotion in the world, holding over 500 events a year, featuring internationally famous wrestlers like Lesnar, Michaels, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and the Undertaker. WWE first originated in the mid-20th century as the brainchild of Roderick James "Jess" McMahon Sr., a professional wrestler and the patriarch of the McMahon family. The company gained much prominence over the ensuing decades with many of the wrestlers associated with WWE gaining celebrity status. While wrestling has always been a male-dominated field, female wrestlers like Lana, Naomi, and Natalya prove that women aren’t far behind when it comes to this glamorous, exhilarating combat sports! Curious to know more? Read on for more information about greatest WWE wrestlers of all times.
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 1 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.

 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 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.

 4 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.

 5 Dave Bautista

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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

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.

 6 André the Giant

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: January 27, 1993

André the Giant was one of the most popular French wrestlers ever to appear in WWF. He stood over seven feet tall due to a condition aptly called gigantism, but used his condition to gain popularity. Also an actor, André the Giant continues to be one of the most recognizable faces in the world, several years after his death.

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 7 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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 8 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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 9 Eddie Guerrero

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.

 10 Steve Austin

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

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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 11 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

 12 Pat Patterson

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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: January 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian, American
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 13 Paige

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 14 Chyna

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: December 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: April 20, 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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 15 Steve Borden

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 16 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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 17 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. 

 18 Bray Wyatt

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

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.

 19 Ric Flair

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: February 25, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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.

 20 Becky Lynch

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Irish
Becky Lynch is a four-time WWE champion and was named sixth on Twitter’s 2019 Top Female Athletes Worldwide list. She initially wrestled as "Rebecca Knox", teaming up with her brother. She became the only woman to hold both the Raw Women's Championship and the SmackDown Women's Championship simultaneously.

 21 Big Show

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

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.

 22 Ashley Fliehr

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: April 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 23 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.

 24 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.
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 25 Michelle McCool

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: January 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 26 Bill Goldberg

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

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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 27 Mick Foley

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Famous As: WWE Wrestler
Birthdate: June 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

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.

 28 Jimmy Uso

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: August 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 29 Roddy Piper

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian, American
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.

 30 Rikishi

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 31 Bret Hart

Bret Hart
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Famous As: WWE Wrestlers
Birthdate: July 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian, American

 32 CJ Perry

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 33 Braun Strowman

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Braun Strowman is a professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. An influential wrestler, Strowman was ranked sixth in the PWI 500 list published in 2018. A former strongman, Strowman depends on brute strength to gain an upper hand against his opponents. During his strongman career, Strowman had won the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic.

 34 Asuka

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: September 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Japanese

 35 Lex Luger

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

 36 James Hellwig

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: April 8, 2014

 37 Erick Rowan

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 38 Carmella

Carmella
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Famous As: WWE Wrestler
Birthdate: October 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 39 Nia Jax

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Australian, American

Nia Jax is a professional wrestler signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). A former WWE Raw Women's Champion, Nia Jax has been an important member of WWE's women's division since 2018. Nicknamed The Irresistible Force because of her speed and size, Jax has often been criticized for causing unintentional injuries to her colleagues while performing risky moves on the ring.

 40 Sable

Sable
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 41 Mia Yim

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 42 Rusev

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Bulgarian

 43 Bobby Lashley

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 44 Stacy Keibler

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Famous As: Actress, Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: October 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 45 Matt Riddle

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: January 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 46 Rob Van Dam

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

 47 AJ Lee

AJ Lee
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 48 Tyrus

Tyrus
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: February 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 49 Keith Lee

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 50 Brooke Hogan

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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: May 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
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