The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

List of the best WWE Superstars of all time. And for all you folks that were alive before 2002, this is a list of the best WWF Wrestlers of all time.

The WWE is the main event. If you're a professional wrestler, this is where you want to be. This is the big leagues. And over its storied and tumultuous history, the WWE has seen some of the greatest wrestlers, the greatest athletes, and the greatest entertainers ever step between the ropes and BRING IT to an audience of millions across the globe.

From Randy Savage to John Cena, and Hulk Hogan to the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels, this is the top 50 WWE Superstars of all time.

Vote for your favorite. Who is the top WWE Superstar in history? The Phenom? The Showstopper? The Brahma Bull?

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  • The Undertaker
    12,516 votes

    Few professional wrestlers have demonstrated the longevity and enduring mystique of The Undertaker, whose career has spanned an impressive three decades. Mark Calaway, the man behind the moniker, managed to captivate audiences with his bone-chilling entrances and macabre persona, consistently reinventing himself along the way to keep things fresh. Known for his unparalleled athleticism and agility for a man of his size, The Undertaker has accumulated countless accolades, including multiple WWE Championships, World Heavyweight Championships, and an awe-inspiring WrestleMania win streak that lasted 21 consecutive years. With an enigmatic presence that will continue to haunt the minds and hearts of wrestling fans for generations to come, The Undertaker has left his mark as one of the most important figures to ever stand in the world of wrestling.

  • Bursting onto the scene in the mid-1990s, Stone Cold Steve Austin rapidly became the face of the WWE during its storied "Attitude Era," garnering legions of fans worldwide with his trademark wit, charm, and downright irreverence. While his earlier career saw moderate success as "Stunning" Steve Austin, it wasn't until his transformation into the beer-swilling, finger-gesturing antihero that his star truly began to ascend. With rivalries that have become the stuff of wrestling legend, Austin's unyielding attitude and meteoric rise to fame resulted in an unmatched six WWE Championships, in addition to numerous other titles and accomplishments. The unparalleled impact of Stone Cold Steve Austin can still be felt in the industry can be felt to this day, with his iconic catchphrase "Austin 3:16" still echoing through the annals of wrestling history.

  • The Rock
    9,393 votes

    Before he was a household name and Hollywood A-lister, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson made a seismic impact on the professional wrestling world with his undeniable charisma, unmatched mic skills, and boundless energy. As the first third-generation wrestler in WWE history, following in the footsteps of his father, Rocky Johnson, and grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia, The Rock was destined for greatness from the outset. Throughout his illustrious career, he captured the WWE Championship an astonishing eight times, captivating audiences with his electrifying catchphrases and unforgettable feuds with icons such as Triple H and Stone Cold Steve Austin. A legend both in the squared circle and on the silver screen, The Rock's crossover appeal and indisputable star power have cemented him as one of the greatest WWE Superstars of all time.

  • Shawn Michaels
    9,324 votes

    Hailed by many as the greatest in-ring performer in the history of professional wrestling, Shawn Michaels, aka "The Heartbreak Kid," dazzled WWE audiences with his astonishing athleticism, incomparable showmanship, and undying passion for the industry. Initially gaining fame as one half of the tag team The Rockers, Michaels would eventually embark on a prolific singles career, amassing an impressive collection of titles and accolades, including four WWE Championships and three-time recipient of the coveted Pro Wrestling Illustrated Match of the Year award. Often embroiled in some of the most memorable storylines and rivalries in wrestling history, Michaels' storied career culminated in his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011. Shawn Michaels' enduring legacy will forever be remembered for the countless classic matches he participated in and the indelible mark he left on the wrestling world.

  • Hulk Hogan
    8,383 votes

    Arguably the most iconic wrestler of all time, Hulk Hogan took the world by storm in the 1980s, singlehandedly bringing professional wrestling into mainstream pop culture with his larger-than-life persona and unmistakable "Hulkamania" craze. With his signature catchphrase, "Whatcha gonna do when Hulkamania runs wild on you?", Hogan captured the imaginations of fans young and old, accumulating an unprecedented twelve world championships and playing a pivotal role in the advent of WrestleMania. His iconic feuds with legendary adversaries like Andre the Giant and Randy Savage remain etched in the annals of wrestling history, ensuring his legacy will never be forgotten.  Hogan's impact on the sport cannot be overstated, as he indisputably laid the groundwork for future generations of WWE Superstars to follow.

  • John Cena
    8,380 votes

    Embodying the very definition of a modern-day wrestling icon, John Cena has managed to transcend the boundaries of professional wrestling and become a bona fide pop culture phenomenon. Bursting onto the WWE scene in 2002, Cena quickly garnered a devout following with his trademark hustle, loyalty, and respect mantra, amassing an incredible sixteen world championships over the course of his storied career. Alongside his numerous accolades, Cena has played a pivotal role in countless memorable storylines and rivalries, solidifying his status as one of the industry's all-time greats. Additionally to his remarkable in-ring career, the tireless dedication to charitable work, particularly with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, only cements Cena's place in the hearts of wrestling fans worldwide.