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List of famous male wrestlers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male wrestlers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being wrestlers. There are thousand of males working as wrestlers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic wrestlers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a wrestler then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Chris Benoit, Bob Backlund and many additional people as well.

While this isn't a list of all male wrestlers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male wrestlers?" and "Who are the best male wrestlers?"
Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Wrestlers
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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

Age: 63

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Rocky III, 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain, Suburban Commando, Hogan Knows Best

Also Ranked

#6 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#52 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#25 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepdad

#61 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Wrestlers
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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 ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Wrestler, Actor, Athlete, + more

Credits: The Apprentice, Gumball 3000: Coast to Coast, The Rodman World Tour, Double Team

Also Ranked

#30 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#56 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#32 on The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

#95 on The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time

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John Cena is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Wrestlers
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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

Age: 39

Birthplace: West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Bodybuilder, Rapper, Wrestler, Musician, Actor, + more

Credits: WWF Raw, The Marine, 12 Rounds, Trainwreck

Also Ranked

#14 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#71 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#39 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

#34 on The Greatest White Rappers of All Time

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Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Wrestlers
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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 ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: San Andreas, Fast & Furious 6, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, The Scorpion King

Also Ranked

#86 on The Best Actors Working Today

#96 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#12 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#29 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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