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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)

Stacy Keibler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Maria Menounos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Danny Bonaduce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

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

John Cena is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

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

Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

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

Kelly Kelly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Betty White Ludden, known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, author, producer, radio host, singer, and television personality. In 2013, the Guinness World Records ...more

David Arquette is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Bret Hart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

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

Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Rob Van Dam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Steve Borden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Stone Cold Steve Austin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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. ...more

Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
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 ...more

Christy Hemme is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Christina Lee "Christy" Hemme is an American professional wrestling valet, retired professional wrestler, ring announcer, former model and singer currently signed to Total Nonstop ...more

Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
James George Janos, better known by his stage name, Jesse Ventura, is an American former professional wrestler, color commentator, actor, author, TV host, podcaster, naval veteran, conspiracy ...more

CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Phil Brooks is a wrestler and a film actor.

Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Christopher Michael Benoit(May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler who wrestled for Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and World Wrestling ...more

Gail Kim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Gail Kim-Irvine is a Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model and actress of Korean descent currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. She also worked with ...more

Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
William Scott "Bill" Goldberg is an American actor, former professional football player and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship ...more

Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Jenna Morasca is an American actress, former swimsuit model, former professional wrestler and American reality TV contestant who was the million-dollar grand prize winner of Survivor: The Amazon ...more

Mickie James is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Mickie Laree James is an American professional wrestler, actress, television personality, model, and country singer currently wrestling in a Independent circuit. James began her professional ...more

Jeff Hardy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Jeffrey Nero "Jeff" Hardy is an American professional wrestler, singer-songwriter, painter and musician who is currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, He is also known for ...more

Maryse Ouellet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Maryse Mizanin is a French Canadian glamour model, professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, business woman, and actress better known simply as Maryse. She is best known for her time ...more

Brock Lesnar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to WWE. Lesnar is a four-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion, a former UFC ...more

Ricky Steamboat is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Richard Henry Blood Sr., better known by his ring name Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work with the American Wrestling ...more

André the Giant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
André René Roussimoff, best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. His best-remembered acting role was that of Fezzik, the giant in the film ...more

Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Curtis Michael "Curt" Hennig was an American professional wrestler, manager, and color commentator who performed under his real name for the American Wrestling Association, the World ...more

Owen Hart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Owen James Hart was a Canadian professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most ...more

Sable is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Rena Marlette Lesnar, better known as Sable, is an American model, actress, and retired professional wrestler. She is primarily known for her time in WWE. Before gaining popularity in the world ...more

Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Michael Francis "Mick" Foley Sr. is a retired American professional wrestler, author, comedian, color commentator, actor, and voice actor. He has worked for many wrestling promotions, ...more

Ashley Massaro is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Ashley Marie Massaro is an American retired professional wrestler, valet, former WWE Diva and current general manager signed to World Independent Ladies Division Wrestling. She is best known for ...more

Andy Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Andrew Geoffrey "Andy" Kaufman was a popular and eccentric American entertainer, actor, and performance artist. While often referred to as a comedian, Kaufman did not consider himself ...more

Terry Funk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Terrence "Terry" Funk is a semi-retired American professional wrestler and former actor, known chiefly for the hardcore wrestling style he adopted in the latter part of his career that ...more

John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
John Charles Layfield is an American retired professional wrestler and current color commentator in WWE, as part of the broadcast team on Raw, Main Event, and PPVs under the ring name John ...more

Undertaker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers

Big Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Paul Donald Wight is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Big Show. Signed to WWE, Wight is a seven-time world champion, having won the WCW World Heavyweight ...more

Chyna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Chyna is an American former professional wrestler, actress, bodybuilder. Laurer first rose to prominence in the professional wrestling promotion the World Wrestling Federation in 1997, where she ...more

Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Roderick "Roddy" George Toombs, better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, is a retired Canadian professional wrestler, film actor, and podcast host. Per a WWE ...more

Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. is an American actor, former professional mixed martial artist, and former professional wrestler best known for his time in the WWE under the ring ...more

Amy Dumas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Amy Christine Dumas, better known by the stage name/ring name Lita, is an American former professional wrestler, and singer. She performed with WWE from 2000 to 2006, and has since made ...more

Oscar Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Óscar Gutiérrez Rubio, better known by the ring name Rey Mysterio, is a Mexican-American professional wrestler who currently works for Asistencia Asesoría y ...more

Taryn Terrell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Wrestlers
Taryn Nicole Terrell is an American professional wrestler, referee, actress, and stuntwoman, currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where she is the current TNA Knockouts Champion ...more