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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. {#nodes}
  • Stacy Keibler

    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

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  • Maria Menounos
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  • Danny Bonaduce
    Dante Daniel Bonaduce (born August 13, 1959) is an American radio/television personality,...  more

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  • Hulk Hogan

    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

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  • Dennis Rodman

    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

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  • John Cena
    John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler,...  more

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  • Dwayne Johnson

    BirthplaceHayward, California, United States of America

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    PositionDefensive tackle

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

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  • Chris Jericho
    Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by his ring name Chris Jericho,...  more

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  • Randy Savage
    Randall Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011), better known by his ring name Randy...  more

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  • Shawn Michaels

    BirthplaceChandler, Arizona, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America


    Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels,...  more

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  • Kelly Kelly
    Barbara Jean Blank (born January 15, 1987) is an American model, actress, reality television...  more

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  • David Arquette
    David Arquette (born September 8, 1971) is an American actor, professional wrestler, film...  more

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  • Ric Flair
    Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949), better known as Ric Flair, is an American...  more

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  • Bret Hart
    Bret Sergeant Hart (born July 2, 1957) is a Canadian-American retired professional wrestler,...  more

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  • Randy Orton
    Randal Keith Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and occasional...  more

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  • Kurt Angle

    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

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  • Eddie Guerrero
    Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American...  more

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  • Rob Van Dam

    BirthplaceBattle Creek, Michigan, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Rob Szatkowski (born December 18, 1970), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam (frequently...  more

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  • Steve Borden
    Steve Borden (born March 20, 1959), better known by the ring name Sting, is an American...  more

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  • Stone Cold Steve Austin

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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  • Maria Kanellis
    Mary Louis Kanellis-Bennett (born February 25, 1982) is an American professional wrestler,...  more
  • Christy Hemme
    Christina Lee Hemme (born October 28, 1980) is an American professional wrestling valet, ring...  more
  • Jesse Ventura
    Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos; July 15, 1951) is an American media personality,...  more

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  • CM Punk

    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

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  • Chris Benoit
    Christopher Michael Benoit (; May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional...  more

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