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This list of famous female wrestlers is ranked by their level of prominence, with photos when available. This greatest female wrestlers list contains the most prominent and top females known for their wrestling prowess. Wrestling fans will also enjoy seeing the evolution of female pro wrestlers and this list of best WWE Women's Champions. There are thousands of female wrestlers, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. These big female wrestling names have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a girl aspiring to be a wrestler then the people below should give you inspiration.

No female wrestler list would be complete without the likes of Stacy Keibler, Trish Stratus, Lita, and the many other great women wrestlers below. From WWE female wrestlers to just about any woman wrestler known throughout the wrestling world, these women have all had a significant impact inside the ring. Don't call them girls (or even divas). Now referred to as Superstars, these female professional wrestlers have captured fans with their dazzling moves and unmatched beauty. From wrestling icons like Chyna to rising stars like Paige, this list has them all. 
 
While this isn't a list of all female wrestlers, it does feature over 100 female wrestler names - girl wrestlers who have made names for themselves in the world of sports, be it WWE or elsewhere. Who are the most famous female wrestlers? Who are the best female wrestlers? Take a look below!

For more female athletes, check out our lists of the hottest female bodybuilders and the sexiest women of MMA

Stacy Keibler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler is an American actress, model, former professional wrestler and valet who is best known for her work with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment as a WWE Diva. Keibler was a contestant on the second season of Dancing with the Stars, where she placed ...more

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Age: 37

Birthplace: Rosedale, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor Dancer

Credits: WWF Raw, Dysfunctional Friends, The Comebacks, Bubble Boy

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#50 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#39 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Torrie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Torrie Anne Wilson is an American model, fitness competitor, actress and retired professional wrestler. She is best known for her time in World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. As a fitness competitor, Wilson won the Miss Galaxy competition in 1999. Shortly after, she was ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Model

Credits: WWE Divas: Undressed, WWE Divas: Desert Heat, WWF Raw, WWE Smackdown!

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#22 on The Celebrities You Most Want To See Play Survivor

#41 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Barbara Jean "Barbie" Blank is an American model, professional wrestler, and professional wrestling valet, better known by her ring name Kelly Kelly. She is best known for her time with WWE. Blank has a background in gymnastics and cheerleading. She studied broadcast journalism, hoping to become a ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Model, Actor

Credits: WWF Raw, E.C.W., WWE Superstars, WWE NXT

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Paige is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Saraya-Jade Bevis is a British professional wrestler. She is currently signed to WWE, where she performs under the ring name Paige. Bevis made her debut in 2005 in the World Association of Wrestling, a promotion that her family runs, under the ring name Britani Knight. She went on to hold several ...more

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Age: 24

Birthplace: Norwich, United Kingdom

Profession: Wrestler

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#14 on The Best NXT Wrestlers of All Time

#36 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Alexa Bliss is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Age: 25

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States, with Territories

Profession: Actor, Model, Wrestler

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Trish Stratus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Patricia Anne Stratigeas is a Canadian retired professional wrestler, former fitness model, and fitness guru, actress and television personality, better known by her stage name and former ring name Trish Stratus. She is best known for her tenure with WWE, who has hailed Stratus as the greatest ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Richmond Hill, Canada

Profession: Wrestler, Model

Credits: WWF Raw, Bounty Hunters, Gridlocked, WWE: Trish Stratus - 100% Stratusfaction

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#62 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#19 on WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century

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Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Maria Kanellis Bennett is an American professional wrestler also known simply as Maria. She is best known for her time with World Wrestling Entertainment, and is working for Ring of Honor as the valet of her real-life husband Mike Bennett. Kanellis's career began as a contestant on the reality show ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Ottawa, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor

Credits: WWF Raw, WWE Divas Do New York, Penance, WWE Smackdown!

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Christy Hemme is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Wrestlers
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Christina Lee "Christy" Hemme is an American professional wrestling valet, retired professional wrestler, ring announcer, former model and singer currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling performing as a TNA Knockout, ring announcer and interviewer. She is also known for her time in WWE and ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Poway, California, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Singer

Credits: The Man Show, WWF Raw, Knockouts: The Ladies of TNA Wrestling, Vol. 1Summerslam

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