List of Famous Wrestlers People

List of Famous Wrestlers

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List of famous wrestlers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top wrestlers in the world? This includes the most prominent wrestlers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable wrestlers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic wrestlers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned wrestlers.

These people, like Karl Malone and Stacy Keibler include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known wrestlers to the lesser known wrestlers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the wrestler field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous wrestlers ever?" and "What are the names of famous wrestlers?" then you're in the right place. (1182 items)


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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 third.more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Rosedale, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, Dancer
    • Credits: Bubble Boy, Dancing with the Stars, The Comebacks, Pecker, WCW Monday Nitro, + more
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    Maria Menounos is an American actress, journalist, TV hostess, and occasional professional wrestling personality. She is known in the United States for her appearances as a TV correspondent for Today, Access Hollywood, Extra, and abroad for co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece.more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Journalist, Film Producer, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Tropic Thunder, Fantastic Four, The Real World, Kickin' It Old Skool, Entertainment Tonight, + more
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    Dante Daniel "Danny" Bonaduce is an American radio/television personality, comedian, professional wrestler, and former child actor. Born in Broomall, Pennsylvania, Bonaduce is the son of veteran TV writer/producer Joseph Bonaduce. The younger Bonaduce became famous as a child actor of the 1970s on the ...more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Broomall, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Comedian, Film Producer, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Charlotte's Web, The Partridge Family, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, Goober and the Ghost Chasers, Corvette Summer, + more
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    Terry Gene Bollea, better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur, and musician currently signed with WWE. Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in the 1980s and 1990s as the all-American character Hulk Hogan in the World ...more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Rocky III, Gnomeo & Juliet, No Holds Barred, WWE Raw, Muppets from Space, + more
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    Dennis Rodman
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    Dennis Keith Rodman is a retired American professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, he was nicknamed "The Worm" and was known for his ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Wrestler, Actor, Athlete, + more
    • Credits: The Apprentice, The Comebacks, Eddie, Double Team, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, + more
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    John Felix Anthony Cena is an American professional wrestler, rapper and actor signed to WWE, where he is the current WWE United States Champion in his fourth reign. Cena is the public face of WWE, and has served as its franchise player since 2005. He is a polarizing figure among pro wrestling fans, ...more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA
    • Profession: Bodybuilder, Rapper, Wrestler, Musician, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Legendary, WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown, Generator Rex, The Marine, + more
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    Dwayne Johnson
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    Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, winning a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team. He later played for the Calgary ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Hayward, California, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, The Other Guys, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Get Smart, + more
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    Chris Jericho
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    Christopher Keith Irvine, better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, and businessman. He is best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Media Personality, Businessperson, Wrestler, Musician, Author, + more
    • Credits: WWE Raw, MacGruber, Dancing with the Stars, WWE NXT, WCW Monday Nitro, + more
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    Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. He is considered to be one of the greatest pro wrestlers in history. Savage ...more

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    • Age: Died at 59 (1952-2011)
    • Birthplace: USA, Columbus, Ohio
    • Profession: Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Spider-Man, Bolt, Ready to Rumble, WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, + more
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    Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, better known by his ring name, Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestler. He has been signed to WWE, as an ambassador and occasional non-wrestling performer, since December 2010. He wrestled ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Chandler, Arizona, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor, Presenter, American football player
    • Credits: WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown, WWE: Shawn Michaels: Boyhood Dream, WWE: Royal Rumble 2007, WWE: Royal Rumble 2010, + more
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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: age 28
    • Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Model, Actor
    • Credits: WWE SmackDown, WWE NXT, WWE Superstars, ECW, WWE: Royal Rumble 2007, + more
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    David Arquette
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    David Arquette is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, wrestler, and fashion designer. A member of the Arquette acting family, he first became known during the mid-1990s after starring in several Hollywood films, such as the Scream series, Wild Bill, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Winchester, USA, Virginia
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Television director, Wrestler, Television producer, Film Producer, + more
    • Credits: Scream, Scream 2, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CSI: Miami, Scream 4, + more
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    Richard Morgan "Ric" Fliehr is a semi-retired professional wrestler currently signed to the WWE. He is better known by his ring name Ric Flair. Also known as "The Nature Boy", Flair is considered to be one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time with a professional career that spans over 40 ...more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor, Writer
    • Credits: WWE Raw, WCW Monday Nitro, WWE: The Big Show: A Giant's World, Impact Wrestling, Secret Talents of the Stars, + more
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    Bret Hart is a Canadian writer, actor and retired professional wrestler. A member of the Hart wrestling family and a second-generation wrestler, he has an amateur wrestling background, wrestling at Ernest Manning High School and Mount Royal College. Along with his nickname the "Hit Man", Hart was known ...more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor
    • Credits: WWE Raw, WCW Monday Nitro, WWE: Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology, Saturday Night's Main Event, My Horrible Year!, + more
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    Randall Keith "Randy" Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to WWE, where he is a 12-time world champion, having held the WWE Championship eight times and the World Heavyweight Championship four times; he was also the final holder of the World Heavyweight Championship before ...more

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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor
    • Credits: WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown, That's What I Am, WWE: Royal Rumble 2007, WWE: SummerSlam 2009, + more
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    Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, amateur wrestler and actor currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he is the current TNA World Heavyweight Champion in his record sixth reign. He has also wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment. Angle competed ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor
    • Credits: Warrior, WWE SmackDown, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, Sharknado 2: The Second One, ECW, + more
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    Eduardo Gory Llanes Guerrero, better known by his ring name Eddie Guerrero, was a Mexican American professional wrestler. Born into a legendary Mexican wrestling family, Eddie Guerrero managed to maintain the storied legacy of his family. Through the 1990s, he had a distinguished career, working for ...more

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    • Age: Died at 38 (1967-2005)
    • Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler
    • Credits: WCW Monday Nitro, ECW Hardcore TV, WCW WorldWide, WCW Thunder, Hardcore Overload, + more
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    Robert "Rob" Alex Szatkowski, better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam, is an American professional wrestler and occasional actor. Van Dam is best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling in the late 1990s, with the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment in the ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Actor
    • Credits: Black Mask 2: City of Masks, WWE: Royal Rumble 2007, Wrong Side of Town, Turning Point 2010 (TV), WWE: Summerslam 2001, + more
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    Steve Borden Sr. is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Sting. He is currently employed by the professional wrestling promotion WWE. Sting is best known for his 14-year career with Jim Crockett Promotions and its successor, World Championship Wrestling, which commenced in ...more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler, Author, Actor
    • Credits: Ready to Rumble, WWE: The Big Show: A Giant's World, The Encounter, Impact Wrestling, WCW WorldWide, + more
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    Steve Austin, better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler who is signed to WWE under a legend's contract. He has been hailed as the biggest star in World Wrestling Federation history. Austin also performed for promotions such ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio
    • Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: The Expendables, The Longest Yard, The Condemned, Hunt to Kill, Damage, + more
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