Top Ten Most Popular Pro Wrestlers


The Top Ten

1 The Undertaker The Undertaker Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965), better known by his ring name The Undertaker, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he has worked since 1990, making him the company's longest tenured in-ring performer . Calaway began his wrestling career with World more.

Hands down the most popular because nobody really ever thought he would wrestle for over 20 years, the best gimmicks, the only wrestlers that come close is John Cena, The Rock, Stone Cold, HBK and I'll throw in one more and he's the ICON Sting. I don't like Hogan because he is a straight up sell out. He can be a heel and people still will cheer for him. The only way you can prove it is to put Undertaker, John Cena and Sting in one ring together, because to me #1 Undertaker #2 John Cena #3 Sting #4 Austin #5 The Rock #8 HBK.

Even as a heel, everyone will still love him. One of very few, only few wrestlers can play heel and be popular: Undertaker, Randy Orton, Edge, Stone Cold, The Rock, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, CM Punk. Not including Cena because he's really never a heel.

The Undertaker is indeed the most popular and greatest wrestler of all time. His legendary 20 plus career that he has behind him, his undefeated streak at Mania, and all his title runs are just the start of his legacy. Nobody plays their character and gimmick as well as he does. He has earned respect, which makes him the most respected wrestler, and the leader backstage. - Undertaker15-0

Like how can you not love this guy! An absolute god in wwe, best character and THEY legend. My hero...the undertaker

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2 John Cena John Cena John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. more.

John Cena got his record breaking 10 time WWE championship this year and that's why I am voting for John Cena


I remember watching wrestling all the way back to the early eighties. I've seen a lot, and I love what John Cena has brought to wrestling. He is talented, and deserves his props.

He's the best in the world
The GOAT...

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3 The Rock The Rock Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.

Not the best but definitively the most popular Wrestler ever. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has made his imprint on popular culture through his wrestling accolades, movies, and the entertaining industry. The most entertaining person to watch. As far as wrestling is concerned he is definitely in the top 5.

Well I have listened many to say The Rock is famous for his best mic skill but I watched his almost all wrestling & noticed he was not only best at mic but his wrestling skills really impressive. The Rock is not only best at mic, accept it Jabronies The Rock is also best into the ring & of course The Rock has the guts, ability to take any challenge to single & many together & defeat them anytime. THE ROCK is the GREATEST wrestler of all time.

every single time he gets in that ring and on the mic the whole atmosphere just rises, and he makes hairs stand up on the back of your neck! amazing character

He wasn’t the best wrestler, but the best talker of all time. Rock knew how to give a good promo, get heel heat, and just talk. Promos now are not as good as The Rock’s legendary promos - KingSlayer93316

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4 Stone Cold Steve Austin Stone Cold Steve Austin Steve Austin (born Steven James Anderson on December 18, 1964, later Steven James Williams), better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American actor, media personality, producer, and retired professional wrestler who is signed to a legends contract for WWE. more.

I don't know Why people gonna refuse a person who got the persona to take a company like WWE which ranked 17 at his time and single handedly he take the company to the first position who made rock a real super star... He is the only super star in the history of WWE who had won only 6 times for WWE championship. But still popular than both hogan... Rock... Hitman... Ric flair... Undertaker and even his time 1996 -2001 he made every super star to work hard to compete him. He is the creator of Rock & WWE without him... I think no body can give that 100% thing to this game.

Most popular of all time! Stone Cold made the " biggest impact " in wrestling culture in such a short amount of time and truly revolutionized the Attitude era. He was the one wrestler who kept television ratings through the ROOF! One of the greatest in- ring talkers, as well as performers. When you hear the glass...well, you know the rest. The GOAT hands down!

The guy was so popular he got millions of people to buy a shirt that only had the word "what?" on it.

The mad man m/

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5 Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan Terry Gene Bollea, better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and rock bassist.

When wrestling was at its pinnacle, there was NO ONE as popular as Hulk Hogan. Could he wrestle? No. Could he play the part? Absolutely. Put any ten wrestlers in a line-up, world wide, and more people would know who Hogan is than anyone else in the history of the sport... With the simgle possible exception of Andre the Giant.

Not the greatest but easily the most popular wrestler ever, - apachereporter

What you gonna do brother when me and my 24 inch pythons run wild on you!

Whacha gona do when the biggest icon in this industry puts you in your place at wrestlemania? Wacha gona do when hulkamania runs wild on you?!

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6 Triple H Triple H Paul Michael Levesque, better known by his ring name Triple H, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, corporate executive, and actor.

He's won basically every title! Beaten basically every opponent! Legends like The rock and Undertaker have fallen at his feet! He has got Charisma, strength and the perfect look for a WWE superstar!

He been wrestling for 20 years now he defeated Undertaker, John Cena, Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold he beated almost every top dog Past and Present - SmoothCriminal

Better then John Cena! More titles and wwe has hyped his return in money in the bank

He's my all time favorite.

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7 Shawn Michaels Shawn Michaels Shawn Michaels was born on July 22, 1965 . He is an American professional wrestler. He is the first wrestler to win all the titles the WWE could have offered. He is known for his moves and looks. His nickname provided by WWE is HBK (Heart Break Kid). He was in DX (Degeneration X) a tag team with Triple more.

He is my favorite guy ever I have my favorite bands and guitars and stuff but him he is more than a roll model to me but me is my favorite gut ever wean he quit I was heartbroken and sad I just can't get used to him being gone there well never be one like shawn michaels never! Shawn is better than all these wrestlers he should be number 1

Shawn should have been number 1! He's the magnet when it comes to getting attention from the people! He's one of the best wrestlers out there and he holds some of the best matches of all times. Come on! Who can ever forget the Iron Man Match in Wrestlemania 12?!

Shawn Michaels is the show stopper, Mr. Wrestlemania, He deserves to be at least above Non Wrestlers like John Cena. Did we forget who he is?
Come on Guys!

At least he's one half of D GENERATION X.


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8 Rey Mysterio Rey Mysterio Óscar Gutiérrez, better known by the ring name Rey Mysterio, is a Mexican-American professional wrestler who currently works for Lucha Underground.

He is amazing to watch and he has always been my favourite wrestler and always will be the high flying energetic guy that makes people love the wwe.

All the kids in school have this guy as favorite.

Rey Mysterio is the fastest and littlest man out there and he makes it look so easy - CFleg3nd

Your cooler then e

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9 Randy Orton Randy Orton Randal Keith "Randy" Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor who is signed with WWE, where he is a member of the SmackDown brand. He is a 12-time world champion, having held the WWE World Championship eight times and the World Heavyweight Championship four times.

I'm like in love with guy. Not just because he's sexy but his also because he has amazing skills in the ring. Should be #1.

Randy orton is the best wrestle after John Cena and the rock.

My favorite right now

My favorite... VIPER... LEGEND KILLER...

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10 Goldberg Goldberg William Scott "Bill" Goldberg is an American actor, former professional football player, and semi-retired professional wrestler.

One of the if not strongest characters ever, literally picked everyone up and in less than a year and a half since his debut in wcw has captured a following like no other, listed win streak of 174. Great entrance theme, great in ring ability, great finisher. No one else comes close. "Who's next? "

He beat undertaker brock lesner big show batista John Cena randy orton. He's the best wrestler, he can beat HBK H. But now he's not in wrestling. I miss him very much. I think one day he will come and beat everybody in WWE

He is real giant in WWE. No one can beat him in right way to the ring. His power can unstoppable one in the ring. He is best in WWE.

Yeah like him so muchh

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The Contenders

11 Big Show Big Show Paul Randall Wight, Jr. is an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name Big Show.

BIG SHOW is one of the greatest wrestler of all time.

Guys like this man and Kane are still very talented but over the past few years they've been wasted because they've never been given title shots instead there kept in Triple h pockets all the time

The best wrestler and showman and the worst booked though.

paul white

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12 Sting Sting

The Icon. He and The Undertaker are the two best things that happened to the wrestling business.

People would tune in to WCW just to see what Sting would do, and his feud with nWo changed wrestling for ever.

Charismatic, entertaining and arguably the epitome of WCW when it was at its peak.

the bird

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13 Bret Hart Bret Hart Bret Sergeant Hart, better known by his ring name Bret "The Hitman" Hart, is a Canadian-American writer, actor and retired professional and amateur wrestler. A member of the Hart wrestling family and a second-generation wrestler.

He whooped austin in his prime over and over by brute hatred. He was great for the business and he has beat all the greats.. Austin undertaker Michaels flair sting goldberg.. On and on..

Who can forget the night ultimate warrior was a jerk to a boy with cancer and hart gave him his jacket and became friends with the boy untill his death... Greatest character of most people not only wrestlers I've seen and also had great spirit after owen died he isn't my favorite but is one of them.

The best there is... The beat there was... AND... The best there ever will be...

Greatest Wrestler of all time!

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14 The Ultimate Warrior The Ultimate Warrior Warrior was an American professional wrestler, who wrestled, among the others, under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior for the World Wrestling Federation from 1987 to 1991 and again in 1992 and 1996. During his 1998 stint in World Championship Wrestling, he was known as The Warrior.

The benchmark is beating the hulkster in terms of popularity and hogan was really the man.. It was only UW eclipsed him.. He should be #1. His memory will stay forever even if he only wrestled in a short period of time unlike the guys above

By far the most electrifying wrestler of all time! This guy was nuts with unequaled to energy as he would fly through the entrance running all over the place igniting the whole crowed and with the perfect entrance themed music!

Just go back and watch the reaction of fans to his entrances. Nobody got reactions like this over and over. Hogan hated him for it. While not the best wrestler, he is Top 3 most iconic of all time.

Best entertainer, his popularity in the late 80's was incredible

15 Edge Edge Adam Joseph Copeland is a Canadian actor and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his time with the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performed under the ring name Edge.

If you're talking WWE you're talking about Edge. The guy was super passionate about wrestling; it's sad that he had to retire. His performances were so engaging that I had goosebumps whenever I watched. I will never forget the classic "SPEAR. "

29-time CHAMP is totally awesome. The Rated ARE Superstar was the first Mr. Money In The Bank, has a streak at Wrestlemania of 5-0 and is stronger, faster, smarter, quicker, awesomer and more agile than anybody in the WWE - AbdullahSaeedKhan

Edge put his heart and and soul into wrestling he was the ultinate bad guy then he could be the ultimate face he did everything for the fans and the only way he can't now is because of his injury other wise he would be wrestling right now

Who can forget one of the greatest matches evernwith mick foley when edge was slammed on thumb tacks...

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16 CM Punk CM Punk Phillip Jack "Phil" Brooks, also known by the ring name CM Punk, is an American comic book writer, actor, upcoming mixed martial artist and retired professional wrestler who is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. more.

He is good at all WWE people's

The longest reigning WWE Champion of the modern era. Enough said.

Best in the world enough said

WWE treated him like garbage but he is always going to be the king and the best in the world, he kicked Jeff Hardy’s ass enough said

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17 Kane Kane Glenn Thomas Jacobs is an American professional wrestler, insurer, and actor. He works for WWE, and is best known by his ring name Kane.

Great wrestler. He is the king of all masked fighters and when he unmasked it was a shock to people. But he got a lot of attention

Kane is known for his destructive nature, whenever Kane comes out every one is scared and other wrestlers don't wanna mess with him - roblist

Kane is strongest, toughest, scariest monster to step in the ring with his terrifying mask and his red and black suit Kane can destroy anyone who dares to step in the ring


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18 Batista Batista David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. is an American actor and former professional mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.

Batista is the strongest because he great khali's home turf :the Punjabi match. Batista 's definitely #1! Because he said khali " You don't know what it's like to be in a cage with "the animal".

He is super dude. He deserves to be in the top 10 and who the hell is The cuban "ass"asin

one of the best and most deserving world champ..

He is the best.

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19 Andre The Giant Roussimouf Andre The Giant  Roussimouf André René Roussimoff, known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. André He most famously feuded with Hulk Hogan, culminating at WrestleMania III, and his best-remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride. His size was a result of gigantism more.

The original super heavyweight,may his soul rest in peace

30 years later and still an unforgettable icon, which make him one of the greatest

The one and only Andre the Giant

Andre was the first Hall Of Famer.

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20 Macho Man Randy Savage Macho Man Randy Savage 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 Federation and later the World Championship Wrestling.

The most charismatic Wrestler of all time wo-YEAH!

At a time when nearly no one went on top of the ropes he made spectacular moves from the ropes

Snap into a slim jim YEAH! oh yeah!

Cream will rise to the top!

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21 Christian

Captian Charisma - It sad that the WWE try to hold down his popularity!!!

This guy deserve more than what he gets.. he's one of the best around

He used to be my favourite before John Cena came in.

Charismatic personality

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22 Kurt Angle Kurt Angle

He's just a sexy kurt! he'll make your ankle hurt! Hehe if anyone remembers that spoof when kurt was in a rivalry with shawn michaels then kudos to you

what a wrestler! he is the best wrestler in TNA (tie with joe) and im so glad hes not in that pile of crpa u guys call WWE anymore.

23 Daniel Bryan Daniel Bryan Bryan Lloyd Danielson is an American retired professional wrestler best known for his tenure in WWE under the ring name Daniel Bryan.

What do you mean number 25?!?!

I have the same birthday as Daniel bryan

Best wrestler in the world today. He spent a long time on the independant circuit where he is the best of all time.

Best wrestler on the planet. SCSA of this era

24 Ric Flair Ric Flair Richard Morgan "Ric" Fliehr, better known by his ring name Ric Flair, is a professional wrestling manager and American retired professional wrestler currently signed to the WWE under a legends appearance contract.

His retired now so you should be voting for him as a tribute - Greenday

The dirtiest player in the game, the single best wrestler in history

Without Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan in the 80's there is no wrestling now.

I am very sad what happened to ric flair and charrlotte and dana brooke but ric flair is the dirtys player in WWE unvirse and noboy could beat him and he always beat breat the hit man and I always love ric flair my 1 wrestler

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25 Jeff Hardy Jeff Hardy Jeffrey Nero "Jeff" Hardy is an American professional wrestler, singer-songwriter, painter and musician.

Hardy all the way to gold
- doristwaits

jeff hardy destined to be the next wwe champ... no way out is all hardy baby!

The Charismatic Enigma !!!!! - Enigma

Not only has Jeff won 24 titles in his time as a pro wrestler not just as a singles competitor but in a tag team with his brother Matt hardy but also in a range of different companies, from tna to wwe to roh jeff has exceeded the odds and will do anything to ensure the fans have a great time and remeber the match

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26 Booker T Booker T Booker Huffman Jr., better known by his ring name Booker T, is an American professional wrestler, promoter, and color commentator who is currently signed with WWE as part of the pre-show team on Raw.

Wow what an athlete. i admit his gimmick is terrible now, but imo he still can deliver the best matches among any active wwe wrestler (not including injured wrestlers). booker t we miss the old gangsta booker.

27 The Great Khali The Great Khali Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian promoter, actor, powerlifter and professional wrestler best known for his time with WWE.

He does the greatest show! He makes me really like wrestling again

He is really best

Legend I want him back

One of the worst and slowest wrestlers ever, he has like 2 moves, undoubtely worst heawyweight champ ever

28 Kerry Von Erich Kerry Von Erich Kerry Gene Adkisson was an American professional wrestler under the ring names Kerry Von Erich, The Modern Day Warrior and The Texas Tornado.

Awesome physical specimen died young but was NWA champ and WWE Intercontinental Champ, also many WCCW titles.

29 Roman Reigns Roman Reigns Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoa'i (Roman Reigns) was born on May 25, 1985. He is an American professional wrestler and former professional Canadian football player. more.

Roman Reigns (The Guy) is not only the best wrestler but also a good person. He is pure and perfect wrestler and believes in BIG FIGHT. He is the most popular in WWE at present. I like his fight the most.

The Roman Empire "THE GUY" is indeed a champ like John Cena. The Guy believes in FAIR FIGHT and BIG FIGHT. People like his fight the most. He is a HERO of WWE.

Now here is what I love about reigns. He is amazing only loses matches like once or twice and I don't just love that but, his spears can end a whole match.

Roman reigns his the best in the world and he bet the Brock lesner at wrestlemania new universal champion

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31 Eddie Guerrero Eddie Guerrero Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler and a member of the Guerrero wrestling family.

The reason he is not in the Top 10 is because you keep disrespecting him you think Randy Orton was right to say Eddies in Hell How would you like it if you died and people said you're in hell - Greenday

You will be missed,RIP Eddie


32 Owen Hart Owen Hart Owen James Hart was a Canadian-American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, and most notably, the World Wrestling Federation, where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name more.
33 Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler, professional American football player, and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to WWE.

John Cena is higher than Brock Lesnar. He defeated Super Cena like 5 times.

Brock Lesnar is awesome. Please vote for him.

"He defeated The Undertaker more than 2 or 3 times easily"

The best of thm all

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34 A.J. Styles A.J. Styles Allen Neal Jones, better known by the ring name AJ Styles, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE.

He's not just a wrestler, he's an inspiration and a hero to all who watch him compete! I can't wait for him to become TNA champ again. He deserves it!

He is the phenomenal one! No matter is he's a heel or a face the fans still cheer for him

I love aj he is my favourite wrestler ever he makes Brock Lesnar look like a sucker

He is really phenomenal

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36 Chris Jericho Chris Jericho Christopher Keith Irvine, better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, and businessman, currently signed to WWE and NJPW.

Wrestler, writer, dancer, actor, lead singer of a rock band... First ever undisputed WWE champion... Held inter continental title a record 9 times.. invented money in the bank.. Help put over guys like John Cena and CM Punk and dolf ziggler and daniel bryan... held over 30 titles between WWE, ecw and wcw... what more do ya want?

Best in the world

Why 32?


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37 The American Dream Dusty Rhodes

the most influential wrestler of all time. he is a prime example of going from nothing to glory. what a wrestler - arhymemaster

Even though he had his last match in the late 90's, every wrestler today still knew and appreciated his accomplishments.

The greatest of them all

38 Dean Ambrose Dean Ambrose Jonathan "Jon" Good is an American professional wrestler and actor, signed to WWE under the ring name Dean Ambrose.

Should of seen him in 2016 royal rumble he eliminated Kane and Big Show

Best in the world

He is awesome

He is theman

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39 Bruno Sammartino Bruno Sammartino

Everthing is wrong rick flair should be at least top 5

40 Rowdy Roddy Piper

Huge draw during his time and also one of the best mic men in the business. Pipers pit was the best part of wrestling for the longest time. I only watch when he is involved the best in my opinion.

One of the first to cross over to movies and mainstream audiences.

41 Sin Cara Sin Cara Sin Cara is a professional wrestling character used by WWE, currently portrayed by Jorge Arias, also known as Hunico.

Jumper jetpak flying msn



42 Cesaro Cesaro

Sucks to be you

Cesaro you should have been the intercontal champion because you got the miz tap out at exetrem rules

43 Zack Ryder Zack Ryder Matthew Brett Cardona, better known by his ring name Zack Ryder, is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE.
44 Hornswoggle Hornswoggle Dylan Mark Postl is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, under his ring name Swoggle.

He is very funny but I would put him at the back of the line

to be sure, to be sure(in irish accent) he will kick your ass!

45 Lex Luger Lex Luger Lawrence Wendell "Larry" Pfohl better known by his ring name, Lex Luger, is an American retired professional wrestler, television producer and football player currently working with WWE on their wellness policy.
46 Mankind

A pioneer for hardcore

47 Yokozuna Yokozuna Rodney Agatupu Anoaʻi was an American professional wrestler who is best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation where he wrestled under the ring name Yokozuna, whose term yokozuna refers to the highest rank in professional sumo wrestling in Japan.
48 Brusier Brody
49 Giant Gonzales

The biggest dude ever kid

The tallest guy ever 7 ft 7

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