Greatest WWE Superstars of the 21st Century
Professional wrestling matches are very entertaining to watch, and this is the reason why many wrestlers in the past few decades have emerged as superstars. Given that WWE is the largest wrestling promotion in the world, it is no surprise that most wrestling superstars are affiliated with the organization. In its almost seven decades of existence, the promotion has seen the rise and fall of many stars. As professional wrestling continues to grow and evolve, we get to witness the emergence of newer generations of wrestling superstars. Check out our list of the greatest WWE stars of the 21st century.
Also Known As: Dwayne Douglas Johnson, The Rock
Nickname: The Rock, The Brahma Bull, The Great One, The People's Champion, The Corporate Champion
Birthday: 02 May 1972
Born In: Hayward, California, United States
Sun Sign: Taurus
Better known by his ring name the Rock, wrestler Dwayne Johnson is a multi-talented man who is also an actor and producer. During his WWE career, he became a two-time Intercontinental Champion and a five-time tag team champion. Considered one of the greatest professional wrestlers, he was a Royal Rumble match-winner as well.
Also Known As: Mark William Calaway
Nickname: The Master of Pain, The Punisher
Birthday: 24 March 1965
Born In: Houston, Texas, United States
Sun Sign: Aries
Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, the Undertaker began his career in 1987. In the ensuing years, he became a seven-time WWE world heavyweight champion, USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion, and WCWA Texas Heavyweight Champion.
Also Known As: Rebecca Quin, Rebecca Knox
Birthday: 30 January 1987
Born In: Limerick, Ireland
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Irish professional wrestler Becky Lynch is currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand. She is one of WWE's biggest and highest-paid stars. She is the first woman to headline a WrestleMania event and the only woman to simultaneously hold the Raw Women's Championship and SmackDown Women's Championship.
Also Known As: Óscar Gutiérrez
Birthday: 11 December 1974
Born In: Chula Vista, California, United States
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Professional wrestler Rey Mysterio is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. Beginning his career as a teenager, he initially wrestled with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) before joining WWE. He is a three-time world champion, two-time United States Champion, and four-time Tag Team Champion.
Also Known As: Glenn Thomas Jacobs
Birthday: 26 April 1967
Born In: Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Sun Sign: Taurus
A major figure in the WWE franchise in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Kane was often teamed up with The Undertaker, another popular wrestler. He is a three-time world champion and a 12-time world tag team champion. He became a politician after his wrestling career was over.