WWE has created tens of thousands of superstars that have mesmerized wrestling fans all over the world for more than forty years. Here is our ranking of the top ten WWE wrestlers of all time, including Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, John Cena, and The Undertaker.
Cactus Jack is played by WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. The Long Island native is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame, a three-time WWE world heavyweight champion, and an 11-time world tag-team champion.
He is most known for his several personas, which include the maniacal Mankind, the strange Dude Love, and the murderous Cactus Jack.
The Undertaker match at King of the Ring on June 28, 1998, when the 56-year-old was launched off the top of the Hell in the Cell and fell onto an announcer table below, was the one that generated the greatest media attention.
Foley reportedly has a net worth of £14 million and makes £2.1 million from WWE annually.
In the first-ever Hell in the Cell match between The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels on October 5, 1997, at the Bad Blood: In Your House pay-per-view, 54-year-old Kane made his debut for the WWE.
The Big Red Machine, as he was called, had a history of having been burned, which is why he wore a mask and had ring-like clothing in red and black that nearly wrapped his entire body.
Glen Jacobs, the mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, sits in city hall when he isn’t a large red monster on television.
Kane’s net worth is reported to be over £5.2 million, and the WWE pays him a staggering £1 million annually.
John Cena, a fan favorite among the WWE’s younger audience, has won the championship of the WWE 16 times, the United States five times, and four times with a tag team.
With a combined record of 16 world championship victories, John Cena shares the record for the most recognizable world title reigns with Ric Flair (16). Cena is a fan favorite among the younger WWE audience.
Cena presently holds a part-time contract with the WWE that is reputedly worth £7.6 million a year, and his estimated net worth is £42 million.
After helping to establish the well-known D-Generation X stable, a key component of the company’s Attitude Era in the 1990s, Triple H rose to prominence in the wrestling world. The Game, as he has come to be known, has won the WWE World Championship 14 times, the Intercontinental Championship five times, the World Tag Team Championship three times, and the Royal Rumble twice.
In the 1990s, Triple H co-founded the significant D-Generation X stable, which helped launch his career. He works behind the scenes for WWE as the Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development when he is not portraying the villain in the ring.
According to reports, Triple H has a net worth of roughly £30.4 million and earns £2.2 million annually from the business.
From his beginnings in the WWE to his successful time with the New World Order stable in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Hulk Hogan has established himself as one of the most important identities in professional wrestling.
Hogan was the most well-known wrestler in the 1980s and a figure who is recognized all over the world.
Legends like Andre the Giant, The Ultimate Warrior, Ric Flair, and Rowdy Roddy Piper graced the WWE ring during Hulk mania. Hogan’s estimated net worth is £19 million.
Journalists and his contemporaries regard The Nature Boy as the best professional wrestler of all time. He worked for 40 years before retiring.
The WWE lists Flair as a 16-time world champion, while different sources place the number of his world title reigns anywhere between 16 and 25.
Among his contemporaries, Ric Flair is recognized as the greatest professional wrestler of all time. Millions of spectators saw Flair’s skills in the ring, but he was most effective on the mic. No one was better at prancing around and shouting, “Woo!” while boasting about his own brilliance and wealth.
Flair is said to be worth £2.3 million, and he earns about £27,500 per month from managing services he provides to the wrestling industry.
Shawn Michaels – HBK
The Heartbreak Kid is without a doubt one of the greatest wrestlers to ever enter a square circle. Shawn Michaels always gave fans an A+ show, whether he was engaged in a rivalry with Razor Ramon, Bret Hart, Kurt Angle, John Cena, or The Undertaker. As a member of D-Generation X in 2019 and as a singles wrestler in 2011, Shawn Michaels has also been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice.
Michaels has won the heavyweight division’s world title four times, as well as intercontinental and European titles. Michaels was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice, once in 2011 as a singles wrestler and again in 2019 as a member of D-Generation X.
The Heartbreak Kid reportedly has a net worth of £12.9 million and earns £2.3 million annually from WWE.
Without a doubt, The Rock is the WWE’s most popular celebrity outside of the ring. The People’s Champ earned £66.5 million in 2020, making him the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. His movies have earned more than £2.66 billion in North America and more than £8 billion globally.
However, he spent eight years throwing elbows in the WWE, referring to opponents as “Jabronis,” and telling everyone that “it doesn’t matter what your name is” before exhibiting his talents on the big screen. The Rock has overtaken the WWE as the most paid actor in Hollywood, earning £66.5 million in 2020.
He held titles in the ring ten times, twice in the Intercontinental, five times in tag teams, and once in the Royal Rumble. His conflicts with Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin, where they both starred in three WrestleMania’s, were both his and the WWE’s greatest feuds.
The Rock is reportedly paid £380,000 for WWE main event concerts and receives 5% of all gear sales, bringing his staggering net worth to an estimated £243 million.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
Rock solid as the most well-known wrestler in the WWE in the 1990s and a brazen, vulgar, beer-drinking antihero who frequently went against the rules and his boss, Chairman Vince McMahon, Steve Austin acquired a lot of mainstream appeal. When the WWE’s Attitude Era began in the 1990s, the beer-drinking antihero Stone Cold became its face.
Austin has won the World Heavyweight Championship six times, the Intercontinental Championship twice, the Tag Team Championship four times, and the Royal Rumble twice. Austin and legendary boxer Mike Tyson engaged in a feud on Monday Night Raw back when the promotion was at its peak.
Steve Austin has a $34.4 million net worth.
The Undertaker has served as the backbone of the WWE since the 1990s and is largely recognized as the best wrestler the organization has ever produced. The Undertaker is largely regarded as the best wrestler the WWE has ever produced. The Deadman has won the World Heavyweight Championship seven times, has won the Royal Rumble six times, and is best known for his unbeaten record at WrestleMania. During the final episode of the WWE documentary The Last Ride, The Undertaker announced his retirement in 2020.
The Deadman reportedly has a net worth of £12.9 million and earns £1.9 million annually from WWE.
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