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List of Famous Wrestlers

Updated January 23, 2020 14.4k views1.2k items

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. {#nodes}
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  • Stacy Keibler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceRosedale, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler (born October 14, 1979) is an American actress, dancer and model, as... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • Danny Bonaduce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    Hulk Hogan

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceAugusta, Georgia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Terry Gene Bollea (, born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name as Hulk Hogan, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

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  • John Cena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceHayward, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    PositionDefensive tackle

    Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by his ring name Chris Jericho,... more on Wikipedia
  • Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Randall Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011), better known by his ring name Randy... more on Wikipedia

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  • Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceChandler, Arizona, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    PositionLinebacker

    Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels,... more on Wikipedia
  • Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • David Arquette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    David Arquette (born September 8, 1971) is an American actor, professional wrestler, film... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949), better known as Ric Flair, is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Bret Hart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Randal Keith Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and occasional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Kurt Angle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    Kurt Angle

    Age: 52

    BirthplaceMt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler... more on Wikipedia
  • Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Rob Van Dam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Steve Borden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • Stone Cold Steve Austin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Steve Austin (born Steven James Anderson on December 18, 1964, later Steven James Williams),... more on Wikipedia

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  • Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Mary Louis Kanellis-Bennett (born February 25, 1982) is an American professional wrestler,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Christy Hemme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
    Christina Lee Hemme (born October 28, 1980) is an American professional wrestling valet, ring... more on Wikipedia
  • Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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  • CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

    CM Punk

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Phillip Jack Brooks (born October 26, 1978), better known by the ring name CM Punk, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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