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WWE is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Stamford, Connecticut. WWE personnel consist of professional wrestlers, managers, play-by-play & color commentators, ring announcers, interviewers, referees, trainers, producers, road agents, creative writers & various other positions. Executives & Board of Directors are also listed.

WWE employees' contracts range from developmental contracts to multi-year deals & they appear as independent contractors. Employees on the main roster appear on WWE television programming, pay-per-views & at live events while developmental employees appear on WWE NXT.

Personnel are organized by their role in WWE. Their ring name is on the left and their real name is on the right. If someone is inactive for any reason, due to injury, suspension, not appearing in 30 days or otherwise, that information is noted. WWE refers to its performers as superstars.

WWE Ambassadors are employees/performers that have contracts to make periodic appearances-either on WWE TV or for promotional events-serving as public representatives/spokespeople for the company.

Main roster


Male wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Apollo Crews Sesugh Uhaa
Big Show Paul Wight II
Bo Dallas Taylor Rotunda
Braun Strowman Adam Scherr
Bray Wyatt Windham Rotunda
Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar WWE Universal Champion
Chris Jericho Christopher Irvine
Curt Hawkins Brian Myers
Curtis Axel Joseph Hennig
Darren Young Frederick Rosser III Inactive; elbow injury
Dean Ambrose Jonathan Good Intercontinental Champion
Elias Samson Jeffrey Sciullo
Finn Bálor Fergal Devitt
Heath Slater Heath Miller
Jeff Hardy Jeffrey Hardy Raw Tag Team Champion
Kalisto Emanuel Rodriquez
Karl Anderson Chad Allegra
Luke Gallows Andrew Hankinson
Mark Henry Mark Henry
Matt Hardy Matthew Hardy Raw Tag Team Champion
The Miz Michael Mizanin
Roman Reigns Leati Anoa'i
Samoa Joe Nuufolau Seanoa
Seth Rollins Colby Lopez
Titus O'Neil Thaddeus Bullard Sr.

Female wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Alexa Bliss Alexis Kaufman
Alicia Fox Victoria Crawford
Bayley Pamela Martinez Raw Women's Champion
Dana Brooke Ashley Sebera
Emma Tenille Dashwood
Mickie James Mickie James-Aldis
Nia Jax Savelina Fanene
Paige Saraya-Jade Bevis Inactive; neck injury
Sasha Banks Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado
Summer Rae Danielle Moinet Inactive; neck injury

Stables/tag teams

Name Members Notes
Cesaro & Sheamus Cesaro & Sheamus
Enzo & Big Cass Enzo & Big Cass
The Club Gallows & Anderson
The Golden Truth Goldust & R-Truth
The Hardy Boyz Matt Hardy & Jeff Hardy Raw Tag Team Champions
Heath Slater & Rhyno Slater & Rhyno
The Revival Dawson & Dash Dash inactive; jaw injury

205 Live

Ring name Real name Notes
Akira Tozawa Akira Tozawa
Ariya Daivari Ariya Daivari
Austin Aries Daniel Solwold Jr.
The Brian Kendrick Brian Kendrick
Cedric Alexander Cederick Johnson
Drew Gulak Andrew Gulak
Gran Metalik Unknown
Gurv Sihra Gurvinder Sihra
Harv Sihra Harvinder Sihra
HoHo Lun Wong Lun
Jack Gallagher Oliver Claffey
Lince Dorado Unknown
Mustafa Ali Adeel Alam
Neville Benjamin Satterly Cruiserweight Champion
Noam Dar Noam Dar
Rich Swann Richard Swann
T.J. Perkins Teddy Perkins
Tony Nese Anthony Nese

Other on-air talent

Ring name Real name Notes
Bob Backlund Robert Backlund Manager of Darren Young
Hall of Famer
Kurt Angle Kurt Angle General Manager
Hall of Famer
Maryse Maryse Mizanin Valet of The Miz
Paul Heyman Paul Heyman Manager of Brock Lesnar
Stephanie McMahon Stephanie Levesque Commissioner
Chief Brand Officer
Member of Board of Directors
Minority owner
Triple H Paul Lesveque Chief operating officer (storyline)
Minority owner
NXT senior producer


Ring name Real name Notes
Chad Patton Chad Patton
Darrick Moore Darrick Moore
John Cone John Cone
Rod Zapata Robert Vista
Shawn Bennett Matthew Bennett

SmackDown LIVE

Male wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Aiden English Matthew Rehwoldt
AJ Styles Allen Jones
Baron Corbin Thomas Pestock
Demon Kane Glenn Jacobs
Dolph Ziggler Nicholas Nemeth
Erick Rowan Joseph Ruud
Jinder Mahal Yuvraj Dhesi
John Cena John Cena Jr.
Kevin Owens Kevin Steen United States Champion
Luke Harper Jonathan Huber
Randy Orton Randall Orton WWE Champion
Rusev Miroslav Barnyashev Inactive; shoulder injury
Sami Zayn Rami Sebei
Shinsuke Nakamura Shinsuke Nakamura
Sin Cara Jorge Arias
Tye Dillinger Ronald Arneill

Female wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Becky Lynch Rebecca Quin
Carmella Leah Van Dale
Charlotte Flair Ashley Fliehr
Eva Marie Natalie Coyle Inactive; hasn't appeared in over 30 days
Naomi Trinity Fatu SD Women's Champion
Natalya Natalie Neidhart
Nikki Bella Nicole Garcia-Colace Inactive; neck injury
Tamina Sarona Snuka-Polamalu

Stables/tag teams

Name Members Notes
American Alpha Jordan & Gable
The Ascension Konnor & Viktor
Breezango Breeze & Fandango
The Colons Primo & Epico Colon
The Hype Bros Ryder & Rawley Ryder inactive; knee injury
The New Day Kingston, Big E & Woods Kingston inactive; ankle injury
The Usos Jimmy & Jey Uso SD Tag Team Champions

Other on-air talent

Ring name Real name Notes
Daniel Bryan Bryan Danielson General Manager
James Ellsworth James Morris Manager of Carmella
Lana Catherine Perry Manager of Rusev
Shane McMahon Shane McMahon Commissioner
Minority owner


Ring name Real name Notes
Charles Robinson Charles Robinson Senior referee
Dan Engler Daniel Engler
Jason Ayers Jason Ayers
Mike Chioda Michael Chioda Senior referee
Ryan Tran Brian Nguyen

NXT roster

Main article: WWE NXT/Roster

Broadcast team

Ring name Real name Notes
Booker T Robert Huffman Jr. Pre-show analyst for Raw, SmackDown & pay-per-views
Hall of Famer
Byron Saxton Bryan Kelly Color commentator for SmackDown & pay-per-views
Carlos Cabrera Carlos Cabrera Spanish lead commentator for pay-per-views
Carsten Schaefer Carsten Schaefer German commentator for pay-per-views
Cathy Kelley Catherine Kelley Social media correspondent
Charly Caruso Charly Arnolt Backstage interviewer for SmackDown, NXT & pay-per-views
Corey Graves Matthew Polinsky Color commentator for Raw, NXT, Superstars & pay-per-views
Dasha Fuentes Dasha Kuret Backstage interviewer for NXT
Live event hostess
David Otunga David Otunga Sr. Color commentator for Raw, Main Event & pay-per-views
Funaki Shoichi Funaki Japanese color commentator for pay-per-views
Greg Hamilton Gregory Hamilton Ring announcer for SmackDown, Main Event & pay-per-views
JBL John Layfield Color commentator for SmackDown & pay-per-views
Jerry Lawler Jerry Lawler Pre-show analyst for Raw, SmackDown & pay-per-views
Hall of Famer
Jerry Soto Jerry Soto Spanish color commentator for pay-per-views
JoJo Joseann Offerman Ring announcer for Raw, Superstars & pay-per-views
Kayla Braxton Kayla Becker Backstage interviewer on NXT

Ring announcer at NXT live events

Marcelo Rodríguez Marcelo Rodríguez Laprea Spanish color commentator for pay-per-views
Mauro Ranallo Mauro Ranallo Lead commentator for SmackDown & pay-per-views
Michael Cole Michael Coulthard Lead commentator for Raw & pay-per-views
Mike Rome Austin Romero Host & ring announcer for NXT
Renee Young Renee Paquette Backstage interviewer for SmackDown
Pre-show hostess for pay-per-views
Sebastian Hackl Sebastian Hackl German commentator for pay-per-views
Scott Stanford Scott Stanford Pre-show host for Raw & SmackDown
Tom Phillips Thomas Hannifan Lead commentator for NXT, Main Event & Superstars
Backstage interviewer for Raw & pay-per-views

Inactive personnel

Ring name Real name Notes
The Rock Dwayne Johnson Makes limited appearances
Tyson Kidd Theodore Wilson Inactive; spinal cord injury
Undertaker Mark Calaway Makes limited appearances

Unassigned personnel

Name Notes
Alvin Abitz Has signed contract, yet to debut
Big Boa Has signed contract, yet to debut
Cheng Yuxiang Has signed contract, yet to debut
Gao Lei Has signed contract, yet to debut
Gu Guangming Has signed contract, yet to debut
Jerome Turner Has signed contract, yet to debut
Macey Estrella Has signed contract, yet to debut
Mada Abdelhamid Has signed contract, yet to debut
Max Wessell Has signed contract, yet to debut
Sarah Bridges Has signed contract, yet to debut
Terrance Jean-Jacques Has signed contract, yet to debut
Victoria Gonzalez Has signed contract, yet to debut
Wang Xiaolong Has signed contract, yet to debut
Yifeng Yuxiang Has signed contract, yet to debut
Zhao Xia Has signed contract, yet to debut

Off-screen personnel

Creative writers

Name Notes
Chris Scobille Writer for NXT
David Kapoor Head writer
Dewey Foley Creative assistant
Ed Koskey Lead writer for Raw
Joe Belcastro Lead writer for NXT
Max Pelham Creative assistant for NXT
Ryan Ward Lead writer for SmackDown & Total Divas
Steven Guerrieri Writer for SmackDown


Ring name Real name Notes
Adam Pearce Adam Pearce
Arn Anderson Martin Lunde Hall of Famer
Billy Kidman Peter Gruner Jr.
D-Von Dudley Devon Hughes
Dean Malenko Dean Simon
Finlay David Finlay Jr.
Irwin R. Schyster Lawrence Rotunda
Jamie Noble James Gibson
Joey Mercury Adam Birch
John Laurinaitis John Laurinaitis
Michael Hayes Michael Seitz Senior producer
Hall of Famer
Pat Patterson Pierre Clemont Hall of Famer
Road Dogg Brian James
Sarah Stock Sarah Stock Women's coach for NXT
Scott Armstrong Joseph James

Backstage personnel

Name Notes
AJ Patterson Lighting technician
Berkley Ottman Timekeeper
NXT floor manager
Chris Amann Senior ringside physician
Ciro Scotto-D'Antuono Chief pyrotechnician
Ellis Edwards Stunt coordinator
Howard Finkel Occasional ring announcer
Interviewer for programs
Chief statistician
Hall of Famer
James McEvoy International digital & sponsorship director
Jennifer Hagopian Catering crew chief
Jet Prickett Stage manager
Nicholas Daw Ring manager
Sarath Ton Seamster
Stephen Daquino Ringside physician
Tom Stewart Camera operator
Tony Chimel Ring crew chief
Occasional ring announcer

Music department

Name Notes
CFO$ Production team
Jim Johnston Music director

WWE Ambassadors

Ring name Real name Notes
Big Show Paul Wight II
Billy Graham Eldridge Coleman Hall of Famer
Boogeyman Martin Wright
Brie Bella Brianna Danielson
Eve Eve Gracie
Gene Okerlund Eugene Okerlund Hall of Famer
Jim Ross James Ross Hall of Famer
Kevin Nash Kevin Nash Hall of Famer
Mark Henry Mark Henry
Mick Foley Michael Foley Hall of Famer
Ricky Steamboat Richard Blood Sr. Hall of Famer
Sgt. Slaughter Robert Remus Hall of Famer
Sting Steve Borden Sr. Hall of Famer
Stone Cold Steve Austin Steve Austin Hall of Famer
Tatanka Christopher Chavis
Tatsumi Fujinami Tatsumi Fujinami Hall of Famer
X-Pac Sean Waltman

WWE Corporate

Board of Directors & Executive Officers

Name Notes
Basil DeVito Senior Advisor of Business Strategy
Member of Board of Directors
Minority owner
Frank Riddick III Member of Board of Directors
George Barrios Chief Strategy & Financial Officer
Executive Officer
Jeffrey Speed Member of Board of Directors
John Brody Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Partnerships
Joseph Perkins Member of Board of Directors
Kevin Dunn Executive Vice President, Television Production
Member of Board of Directors
Minority owner
Laura Brevetti Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Laureen Ong Member of Board of Directors
Lauren Dienes-Middlen General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Intellectual Property
Michael Luisi President of WWE Studios
Executive Officer
Michelle D. Wilson Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer
Executive Officer
Patricia Gottesman Member of Board of Directors
Robyn Peterson Member of Board of Directors
Stuart Goldfarb Member of Board of Directors
Vince McMahon Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Majority owner

Senior Management

Name Notes
Ashley Osterrieder Director of Human Resources
Barry McMullin Senior Vice President, Sales & Partnership Marketing
Brian Flinn Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Chris Bellitti Senior Vice President, Communications
Edward Wells Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Jay Li Vice President & General Manager - Greater China
Joey Villa Senior Publicist Manager
Joseph Maroon Medical Director
Julia Jensen Vice President, Brand
Mark Carrano Talent Relations Executive
Michael Weitzschnitz Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Financial Planning
Monty Sarhan Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Patrick Talty Senior Vice President, Live events
Tara Carraro Vice President, Corporate Communications
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Alexa BlissAlicia FoxApollo CrewsBayleyBig CassBig ShowBo DallasBraun StrowmanBray WyattBrock LesnarCesaroChris JerichoCurt HawkinsCurtis AxelDana BrookeDarren YoungDash WilderDean AmbroseElias SamsonEmmaEnzo AmoreFinn BálorGoldustHeath SlaterJeff HardyKalistoKarl AndersonLuke GallowsMaryseMatt HardyMark HenryMick FoleyMickie JamesNevilleNia JaxPaigeR-TruthRhynoRoman ReignsSamoa JoeSasha BanksScott DawsonSeth RollinsSheamusStephanie McMahonSummer RaeTitus O'NeilThe Miz

Smackdown Live

Aiden EnglishA.J. StylesBaron CorbinBecky LynchBig ECarmellaChad GableCharlotte FlairDaniel BryanDolph ZigglerErick RowanEpicoFandangoJames EllsworthJason JordanJey UsoJinder MahalJimmy UsoJohn CenaKaneKevin OwensKofi KingstonKonnorLanaLuke HarperMojo RawleyNaomiNatalyaNikki BellaPrimoRandy OrtonRusevSami ZaynShane McMahonShinsuke NakamuraSin CaraTaminaTye DillingerTyler BreezeViktorXavier WoodsZack Ryder


AliyahAkamAsukaAleister BlackAlexander WolfeAndrade AlmasAngelo DawkinsAustin AriesBillie KayBobby RoodeBuddy MurphyDariaDrew McIntyreEmber MoonEric YoungHideo ItamiJohnny GarganoLiv MorganMandy RoseNick MillerNikki CrossNo Way JoseOney LorcanOtis DozovicPeyton RoyceRezarRoderick StrongRuby RiotSawyer FultonShane ThorneTian BingTino SabbatelliTommaso CiampaTucker KnightWesley Blake

205 Cruiserweights

Akira TozawaAriya DaivariAustin AriesCedric AlexanderDrew GulakGran MetalikGurv SihraHarv SihraHoHo LunJack GallagherLince DoradoMustafa AliNoam DarRich SwannThe Brian KendrickSin CaraTajiriT.J. PerkinsTony Nese

United Kingdom Championship Tournament participants

Chris TylerDan MoloneyHC DyerJack StarzJames DrakeJordan DevlinJoseph ConnersPete DunneRingo RyanRoy JohnsonSam GradwellSaxon HuxleyTiger AliTrent SevenTuckerTyler BateTyson T-BoneWolfgang

Unassigned Brand

Tyson Kidd

Stables & Tag Teams

American AlphaAuthors of PainBreezangoCesaro & Sheamus#DIYGallows & AndersonHeath Slater & RhynoRealest GuysSanityThe AscensionThe ClubThe ColónsThe Hardy BoyzThe New DayThe RevivalThe UsosThe VaudevillainsThe Wyatt Family

Unassigned personnel

Adrian JaoudeBabatunde AiyegbusiBianca BlairBig BoaCarolyn DunningDanielle KamelaJerome TurnerJulia HoKimberly FrankeleMada AbdelhamidMacey EstrellaMaryKate Duignan GlidewellMichael NichollsNikola BogojevicRuby MobsTerrance Jean-JacquesYifengZhao Xia

Commentators & Interviewers

Andrea D'MarcoAustin AriesByron SaxtonCarlos CabreraCharly CarusoCorey GravesCathy KelleyDavid OtungaDasha FuentesJohn Bradshaw LayfieldMarcelo RodríguezMauro RanalloMichael ColeNigel McGuinnessPercy WatsonRenee YoungTom Phillips

Ring announcers

Dasha FuentesJoJoGreg HamiltonMike RomeTony Chimel


Chad PattonCharles RobinsonDan EnglerDanilo AnfibioDarrick MooreDarryl SharmaDrake WuertzEddie OrengoJason AyersJohn ConeMatt BennettMike ChiodaRod ZapataRyan Tran

Pre-Show Panel
Booker TJerry LawlerRenee YoungScott Stanford
NXT Trainers

Matthew BloomNorman SmileyRobbie BrooksideSara Del ReySarah StockSteve KeirnTerry Taylor

General Managers

Daniel Bryan/Shane McMahon (Smackdown)Kurt Angle/Stephanie McMahon (Raw)William Regal (NXT)

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Dean Ambrose
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Kevin Owens
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