Top Ten Most Popular Pro Wrestlers

The Top Ten Most Popular Pro Wrestlers

1 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.

I stated from the bottom I was like under taker is top 30 no wait top 20 now top 15 now top 10 now top 5 top 3 wait a minute he's number 1 yay!

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.

My ultimate favorite wrestler love his opening music the deadman just keeps coming back the is legend of wwe

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.

2 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

The most electrifying man. Millions watched WWE because of him. The real people's champ

3 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.

yeah should be number one he was big for ratings one night monday night raw scored a 9.2 in the ratings I think the most ever. Now it only gets about a low 3's or higher 3. all because of the pg ratings and the stupid celebrity guest host looses a true wrestling fans. I sure do miss the attitude era - sUx2Bu

4 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.

I thought he was going to be #1 because he has the most merchandise bought and worn. People cheer for him and booed for him because they reacted to him. He even gets cheered when his music starts. And don't forgot that meme.. ARE YOU SURE ABOUT THAT? BECAUSE YOU CAN'T SEE ME BECAUSE MY NAME IS JOHN CENA!

5 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!

Although he can't perform in the ring he put pro wrestling on the map. - arhymemaster

6 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

Behold the king...the King of Kings!!!

7 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.

2 time royal rumble winner.
1st ever elimination chamber match winner.
Competed in the 1st ever ladder match and hell in a cell match...He is the best competitor in the pro wrestling business. The best wrestler to compete in the WWF and WWE ring. The greatest in-ring performer of all time. He deserves the 1st place...and if your not down with that, I got 2 words for ya...

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.

8 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..

THE ANIMAL BATISTA is one of the best heavyweight champions of all time

9 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.

He is my favourite wrestler because he is only defeated by five stars only the third strongest wrestler

10 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

I really like this guy I don't know much about wrestling but whatever I hear seems to be about Rey Mysterio

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11 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.

The greatest wrestler in this world ever!

12 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!

13 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

HE will kill a person if he has to!

The one and only Andre the Giant

14 Sting Steve Borden, better known by the ring name Sting, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, author and former bodybuilder.

My hero the guy a dedicate my style and career to as a fighter his charisma his passion the icon

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.

15 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!

"OH YEAH" Snack into a Slim Jim!

16 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

He is my favorite wrestler of all time

17 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

No one can stop the monster kane he is the devil's favourite demon

18 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.

I love the big show. He should be one of the top ten

19 Kurt Angle Kurt Steven Angle is an American professional wrestler, actor and former amateur wrestler currently signed to professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he was the on-screen general manager of the Raw brand and an occasional wrestler.

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.

20 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.

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.

He is great at what he dose but deserve a story line like edge got

22 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

Jeff is the best, I love his jumps

23 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

The best in the world

24 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

Edge hands down is my favorite because he's so good in the ring. His spear is the best!

25 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.

26 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

He sucks

27 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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29 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

30 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


31 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.
32 A.J. Styles Allen Neal Jones, better known by the ring name AJ Styles, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE.

There is no other wrestler you can compare with him. He is a mixer of Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels & Bret Hart

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

Wrestling is scripted... And week is the biggest platform that's why A j Styles and others like samoe Joe, Christopher angel are far from the top.. otherwise A j Styles is one the best in professional entertainment business...

33 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.

Brock Lesnar is most popular wrestler in the world now this generation. He known as the beast

Brock Lesnar is awesome. Please vote for him.

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

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

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35 Daniel Bryan Bryan Lloyd Danielson is an American professional wrestler best known for his tenure in WWE under the ring name Daniel Bryan. He is the current WWE champion.

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

36 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?


37 Dean Ambrose Jonathan "Jon" Good is an American professional wrestler and actor, signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) under the ring name Jon Moxley. He also makes appearances for New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he won the IWGP United States Championship. He previously worked for WWE under the ring name Dean Ambrose, more.

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

Best in the world

He is awesome

He is the best

38 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

39 Bruno Sammartino Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino was born in Pizzoferrato, Abruzzo, Italy, to Alfonso and Emilia Sammartino on October 6, 1935. He then died on April 18, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He is known for his powerful bearhug finishing move, and is widely considered to be one of the more.

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.

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42 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



43 Cesaro

Sucks to be you

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

44 Zack Ryder Matthew Brett Cardona, better known by his ring name Zack Ryder, is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE.
45 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!

46 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.
47 Mankind

A pioneer for hardcore

48 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.
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50 Giant Gonzales

The biggest dude ever kid

The tallest guy ever 7 ft 7

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