Scott Oliver Hall, best known as Razor Ramon by his fans, first started his wrestling career in the 1980’s but really hit it big in the 90’s after he joined up in the WCW and WWF. Lately he has been suffering from health issues including seizures, pneumonia, and low blood pressure.
Kane was a massively popular wrestler in the WWE, whose real name is Glenn Thomas Jacobs. Anyone who is a fan of the WWE is a fan of his. In addition to wrestling, he has also pursued acting, business, and even politics. He is the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.
Sid Vicious started his wrestling career in the 1980’s in several different franchises like WWF and WCW. He helped make the WWE the success that it is known to be today. He even came out of retirement to give fans one final performance in 2017. Due to injuries, he is now fully retired.
Dennis Knight is a pro wrestler who has gone by many names throughout the years, including Mideon, Tex Salzenger, and Phineas I. Godwin. After leaving the world of wrestling, he began working as a chef in Clearwater, Florida.
Barbara Jean Blank, who is better known as Kelly Kelly to fans of professional wrestling, has seen success in other fields in addition to wrestling. She has worked as a model and found success as a TV personality, appearing in Days of Our Lives and WAGS.
Goldberg is one of the most successful wrestlers in the history of the WWE. William Scott Goldberg initially left the WWE in 2004 in order to join Legends of Wrestling, but he later joined back up in the WWE in 2016. He also opened up a professional gym called Extreme Power Gym in Oceanside, California.
Anyone who has ever watched the WWE will certainly be very familiar with Mark William Calaway, better known as The Undertaker. He officially retired from the industry in June 2020, and documented his last stint in the game in a documentary called Undertaker: The Last Ride. He is a big investor in real estate and created the Zues Compton Claway Save the Animals Fund to help pay for lifesaving treatments for large dogs.
Arguably the most successful wrestler of all time, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a household name. He first played college football at the University of Miami, then had a successful WWE career, and then went on to become a Hollywood star. Talk about success!
Even those who are not fans of WWE wrestling as certainly familiar with Hulk Hogan. He us yet another wrestler who has managed to have crossover mainstream fame in addition to his successful wrestling career. He has become an actor, musician, and is best known by many for his reality show, Hogan Knows Best.
Fred Ottman, best known as Tugboat or Typhoon was a member of the Natural Disasters group as well as any ally of fellow wrestler Hulk Hogan. After his wrestling career he pursued a job as a safety manager and is also a little leagues coach.
Big Show, who was also known as the Giant, is a wrestler and also an actor. He was originally introduced as “the song of Andre the Giant.” Paul Donald Wight II later purused acting and has starred in films like The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise and Jingle All the Way.
Stacy Keibler is a profession wrestler, former cheerleader, actress, model, and dancer. She has really done it all. In addition to a successful WWE career, she starred on Dancing on the Stars, as well as shows How I Met Your Mother and Psych. She is now a mother of three.
The Ultimate Warrior
The Ultimate Warrior, also known as Dingo Warrior, or by his birth name James Brian Hellwig, was so dedicated to his wrestling career that he legally changed his name to ‘Warrior.’ Sadly, he passed away from a heart attack in 2014 when he was 54.
Ric Flair is a professional wrestler who is signed with the WWE on a legend’s contract and is considered by many to be the greatest wrestler of all time. After leaving the WWE for Total Nonstop Action Wresling in 2010, he returned to the WWE in 2012 where he still participates to this day.
Macho Man’s wrestling career spanned over 32 years which is a testament to how popular he was with the fans. He also dabbled with acting, appearing in films like Ready to Rumble, Spider-Man, and Baywatch. He sadly passed away of a heart attack in 2011.
Oscar Gutierrez, who is best known as Rey Mysterio, made a name for himself and his Lucha Libre mask in the wrestling circuit in the 90’s and 2000s. He is still wrestling professionally today with the WWE SMackDown brand.
Tammy Lynn Sytch, who is known by her ring name Sunny, is a professional wrestling manager and announcer. After her successful wrestling career in the 90’s, where she became the first WWE Diva, she turned to managing. She has struggled with substance abuse and has also worked in the adult entertainment industry.
In the 1990’s, Joan Marie Laurer broke onto the wrestling scene and went on to became the first well known female wrestler in the WWF, WCW, WWE franchises. Sadly, in 2016 she was found dead at her home, and the cause of death is most likely accidental drug and alcohol overdose.
Rena Marlette Lesnar had an iconic career as professional wrestling Sable. She later went on to pose for Playboy magazine and starred in TV shows and films like Pacific Blue and Corky Romano.
Jonathan Coachman, known as The Coach, had a successful wrestling career with the WWE but really began to shine when he became an interviewer. He currently is signed with the WWE as a pre-show host for pay-per-views and also the Raw franchise.
Skinner rose to prominence as a wrestler when he was a part of the WWF franchise team Fabulous. Although he is retired, he he still involved in the wrestling scene as he has opened a wrestling school in Florida, where he lives with his wife.
Scotty 2 Hotty
Scott Ronald Garland, also known as Scotty 2 Hott, has had a very successful wrestling career throughout the years. He is now a wrestling coach after a brief stint working as a firefighter.
Vince McMahon is the CEO, owner, and chairman of the WWE franchise. He founded WrestleMania in 1985 and made the WWE into the company that it is today. He is a third generation wrestling promoter, and his children are also involved in the industry.
Rodney Agatupa Anoa’i, who is best known by fans as Yokozuna, was the first Samoan wrestler to make it to the professional wrestling ring. Sadly, he passed away from a heart attack in 2000. He was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012.
Jacqueline Delois Moore is one of just three female wrestlers who managed to reach the title of Cruiserweight Champion. In addition to her successful wrestling career, she is a successful wrestling manager. She has worked on reality show Tough Enough where she was shown training wrestler Nidia and Maven
Stone Cold Steve Austin
Steve Austin, best known as Stone Cold Austin is a former professional wrestler who is often considered one of the best of all time. He was a poster boy of the WWE during the Attitude Era. He had to retire in 2003 due to injuries. He is now the host of The Stone Cold Podcast.
Mick Foley is known by many wrestling names including Cactus Jack, Mankind, and Dude Love. He retired for a final time in 2011 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013. He became the Raw General Manger from 2016 until 2017. He is also a writer and has written his own autobiography without a ghost writer.
David Michael Bautista, who is better known as Batista is a retired professional wrestler who is also a former bodybuilder, martial artist. He is also a successful actor who has appeared in films like Riddick, SPectre, Blade Runner 2049, the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise as well as the Avengers franchise.
Randy Orton is considered to be one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He is currently signed to the WWE Raw brand. In addition to wrestling, Orton has also acted, appearing in films like That’s What I Am, 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded, and TV show Shooter.
Wrestler Adam Joseph Copeland is best known as Edge had a successful wrestling career before leaving it in order to pursue acting. He appeared in films Highlander: Endgame and on TV shows like The Flash, Haven, and Vikings. He has also returned to the WWE ring, although he was recently injured.
Amy Christine Dumas is also known by her ring name Lita. She is a retired wrestler who is a four times WW Women’s Champion. She reitred in 2006 and she started a punk rock band called The Luchagors. In March 202, she started a new wrestling show called “KAYfABE” which is still hoping to find funding.
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom, who is better known for his ring name Shawn Michaels, is considered to be one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He made an appearance at The Untertaker’s retirement ceremony during the Survivor Series in November 2020.
In 1988, Alundra Blayze made history by becoming the first female professional wrestler to become Rookie of the Year. She is also a monster truck competitor, and won the 2004 Monster Jam World Finals. In August 2020 she became an All Elite Wrestling presenter for the Women’s Tag Team Cup Tournament.
Robert Booker Tio Huffman, who is best known by his ring name Booker T, had a successful wrestling career and later became a color commentator and promoter. He was inducted to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013 and was inducted again as a part of the Harlem Heat in 2019.
Paul Michel Levesque, who is best known by his ring name Triple H, is a retired professional wrestler. He is also a business executive, working as the Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development for the WWE. He is married to Stephanie McMahon, daughter of Vince McMahon.
Chris Benoit’s wrestling accomplishments are sadly overshadowed by the tragic events that took place in 2007. In a suspected double-murder and suicide, his wife and infant son were found dead in his home and later he was found as well. It is highly likely he committed these crimes, but his motive remains a mystery to this day.
Trish Stratus is professional wrestler who is considered to be one of the greatest female performers and is one of the most popular superstars in the WWE. She is also a fitness model and opened up her own yoga studio called Stratusphere.
Brian James, also known as Road Dogg, rose to prominence in the wrestling scene in the 1990’s. Before becoming a wrestler, he was in the Marines. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019 as part of D-Generation X.
Brian ‘Crush’ Adams
Brian Adams, known as Crush, was a professional wrestler who participated in the WWF and WCW. After retiring from wrestling, he had a brief stint in boxing. Sadly, in 2007 he died of an accidental drug overdose when he was just 43 years old.
Mark Henry had a successful career as a powerlifter and weightlifter before he turned to wrestling. He won the WWE World Heavyweight Title in 2011. In 2016, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.