World Wrestling Entertainment, is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company that deals primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing, and direct product sales. WWE also refers to the professional wrestling promotion itself, founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1952 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation Ltd.
Few well known wrestlers are listed below :-
1. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
Dwayne Douglas Johnson was born on 2nd May, 1972 also known by his ring name The Rock, is a Samoan-Canadian-American actor, producer, and professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. Johnson made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia, a combination of his father and grandfather’s ring names, although his re name was acknowledged by the announcers.
2. John Cena
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. Cena started his professional wrestling career in 1999 with Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW), and won the UPW Heavyweight Championship the following year.
3. Mark William Calaway (Undertaker)
Mark William Calaway was born on March 24, 1965 , better known by his ring name The Undertaker, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE where he is set to return on the Smackdown brand, where he has worked since 1990, making him the company’s longest tenured in-ring performer. Calaway began his wrestling career with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) in 1984. After wrestling for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as “Mean Mark” Callous from 1989 to 1990, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1990. Calaway is regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
4. Paul Michael Levesque (Triple H)
Paul Michael Levesque was born on July 27, 1969, better known by his ring name Triple H (an abbreviation of Hunter Hearst Helmsley), is an American business executive and occasional professional wrestler. Levesque is the Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative of WWE, as well as being the founder and senior producer of NXT and the creator of its television series. He is a member by marriage of the McMahon family, which maintains majority ownership of WWE.
Levesque commenced his professional wrestling career in the International Wrestling Federation (IWF) in 1992 under the ring name Terra Ryzing.
5. Brock Lesnar
Brock Edward Lesnar was born on July 12, 1977 is an American professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and former amateur wrestler and professional American football player. He is currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand. He is a four-time WWE World Champion, a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, and a NCAA Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Champion.
6. 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 and is a member of The Wyatt Family. He is a 12-time world champion, having held the WWE Championship eight times (eighth reign was as WWE World Heavyweight Champion) and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship four times, and was the final holder of the World Heavyweight Championship, which he unified with the WWE Championship to become the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
7. Stephen Farrelly (Sheamus)
Stephen Farrelly was born on 28 January 1978 is an Irish professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performs under the ring name Sheamus shortened from his previous ring name Sheamus O’Shaunessy. He currently appears on the Raw brand. After becoming part of the WWE main roster in 2009, he would go on to be a four-time world champion, having held the WWE Championship/WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship once.
8. Paul Donald Wight II (Big Show)
Paul Donald Wight II is an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name Big Show. He is signed to WWE, where he has performed since 1999. He currently wrestles on the Raw brand. He began his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was known by the ring name The Giant.
Wight is a seven-time world champion, having held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWF/E Championship twice, WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship twice, and the ECW World Championship once (he is the only man to have held the WCW, WWE, World Heavyweight, and ECW titles).
9. Rey Mysterio
Óscar Gutiérrez was born on December 11, 1974, better known by his ring names Rey Mysterio Jr, or just Rey Mysterio, is a Mexican-American professional wrestler who currently works for Lucha Underground. He is best known for his time in WWE from July 2002 until February 2015. He is also known for his work in ExtremeMisterio, Championship Wrestling (ECW), Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Gutierrez was trained by his uncle Rey Sr., learning the high flying Lucha Libre style that has been his trademark.
He wrestled in ECW from 1995 to 1996 and WCW from 1996 to 2001 as Rey Misterio Jr.
10. Nicholas Theodore (Dolph Ziggler)
Nicholas Theodore “Nick” Nemeth is best known by the ring name Dolph Ziggler, is an American professional wrestler, actor, and occasional stand-up comedian. He is signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand and is the WWE Intercontinental Champion in his fifth reign.
Nemeth signed a development contract with WWE in 2004, and was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW).
11. Colby Lopez (Seth Rollins)
Colby Lopez was born on May 28, 1986 is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Seth Rollins on the Raw brand.
After signing with WWE in 2010, he was sent to its developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) where he was the first FCW Grand Slam Champion. After WWE rebranded FCW into NXT, he became the inaugural NXT Champion.