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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., commonly known by its brand name WWE, founded by Vince McMahon, Linda McMahon, Jess McMahon. It is an American professional wrestling promotion and its promotion was launched in 1953 as the Capitol Wrestling Corporation. It’s one of the largest wrestling promotions in the world, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. The present CEO of WWE is Stephanie McMahon.
The McMahon family is an Irish-American family, basically known for their association in the professional wrestling business. They are the founders, owners, and promoters of the world’s largest wrestling company, WWE. It is a global entertainment company, WWE has also branched out into other fields, including film, American football, and various other business ventures.
Top 10 Tallest Wrestlers in WWE History
The top 10 tallest wrestlers in the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. are,
- Jorge Gonzalez
- Andre The Giant
- Giant Silva
- The Great Khali
- The Big Show
- Big Cass
- The Undertaker
- Diesel ( aka Kevin Nash)
- Braun Strowman
Jorge Gonzalez – 8 Ft
Jorge Gonzalez is the tallest WWE wrestler ever, with a gigantic height of 8 ft. (2.4 m). He was well known for his involvement in the World Championship Wrestling by the name of El Gigante in the years 1989 and 1992. Later he suffered from a disease known as gigantism, after effect of this disease was his growing height of almost around 8 feet. Since 1993, Gonzalez has also been in the world wrestling federation by the name Giant Gonzalez also he has a very great first match at Royal Rumble in the same year in WWE.
Andre The Giant – 7 Ft 4 In
Andre Rene Roussimoff popularly known as Andre The Giant, was a French Wrestler and entertainer. He had a height almost around 7 ft. 4 inches tall because of the disease gigantism, which will conclude him as the one of the biggest wrestlers in WWE. Later he was declared with the term “The Eighth Wonder In The World”. During 1980’s his most popular match was fought in the Shea Stadium’s Showdown at Shea, Pennsylvania with Hulk Hogan which he won once and after a lot when big wrestlers were compared no one can be as good as he was. His streak with Big John Studd for proving the actual giant was known worldwide.
Giant Silva – 7 Ft 2 In
Paulo Cesar da Silva who is an ex-national basketball player, who played for the Brazilian team. Silva had a good successful career in basketball, but later he came to the wrestling world and was popularly known as Giant Silva. In 2014 he was declared as the six tallest wrestlers in the world record for his height of 7 feet 2 inches. Giant Silva definitely wasn’t a featured player in WWE despite his insane height, as his run was extremely short at just one year. The highlight of Giant Silva’s wrestling career would have to be his, Golga, and Kurgan’s win over Kai En Tai at SummerSlam’ 98.
The Great Khali – 7 Ft 1 In
Dalip Singh Rana who is popularly known by the name, The Great Khali he is an Indian-born American professional wrestler and former World Heavyweight champion. His height is 7’1″ he didn’t get much fame and popularity for his poor English skills. By becoming the villain and assaulting the superstar on the roster The Undertaker, The Great Khali started his WWE career. And he left him helpless during his fight with Mark Henry. Khali won against the Undertaker by kicking him in the head. The Great Khali controlled to waft across the WWE roster for 8 lengthy years in spite of his weaknesses, earlier than ultimately getting launched in 2014.
The Big Show – 7 Ft
Big Show is an American Wrestler and who is often seen among the tallest wrestlers in WWE history. He has a gigantic height of 7 feet . He is the only person to have held all four titles at least once in his career WCW Heavyweight title two times and the WWE Championship two times, WWE World Heavyweight Championship twice and ECW World Heavyweight Championship once. He also attain to win title belts like Intercontinental, United States, and Hardcore Championship. Big Show won Andre the Giant memorial Battle Royal in Wrestlers 31. The Big Show is one of the tallest professional wrestlers of all-time in WWE and also one of the heaviest. Promoted as the ‘Giant” back in his WCW days, Big Show is a rare breed who has the athleticism to go with his size.
Big Cass – 7 Ft
William Morrissey who is popularly known by the name Big Cass he was born in Glendale, Queens, New York city. He completed his schooling at Archbishop Molloy high school and Had Irish and Italian heritage. He is 7 feet in height and accepted as one of the tallest wrestlers among WWE.
He has been very professional about his career. He has taken special coaching from Wrestling school of America and a retired proficient wrestler Johnny Rodz in Brooklyn, New York. Cass floundered miserably as a solo act and he was tolerable by his fans. Big Cass could grow to be getting fired from the WWE this 12 months a whole lot to the wonder of fans..
Kane – 7 Ft
Glen Jacobs who is a dexterous WWE wrestler and he started his wrestling career in the WWE from around 1993 to 1994. He originated from Madrid, Spain and is popularly known by the name Kane. He was introduced into the wrestling revolution by Ray Candy and Dean Malenkho.
Every time he enters in-ring he lights up with greater electricity and usually wins a match. Kane has been one of the maximum a hit wrestlers he’s the monster guy withinside the ring with a top of seven ft. The Big Red Monster stands well clear of his brother but is now stuck in a corporate suit. He won the WWE Championship by first blood match against Steve Austin in Raw’s episode. Kane wasn’t always successful in WWE career.
The Undertaker – 6 Ft 10 In
Mike William Calaway who is popularly known as The Dead Man or the Undertaker and he belongs to Houston, Texas. He is one of the best wrestlers in the world WWE in the everlasting period. The Undertaker stood at an incredibly menacing 6 ft 10 inches wrestler.
He is a seven World Heavyweight Champion withholding the WWE identify belt 4 instances and the World heavyweight identify belt approximately three instances. Undertaker is probably recognized for his WrestleMania streak or his supernatural thoughts video games however his sheer length is likewise some thing which makes him stand proud of the rest. The Undertaker is still a frightening Superstar at 53 years of age.
Diesel ( aka Kevin Nash) – 6 Ft 10 In
Kevin Nash is an American wrestler and entertainer with a height of 6 ft popularly known as diesel and he is most popular for his time in WCW, WWF, and TNA. he is a retired competent wrestler. He was the first person to win a fight against Goldberg to break his no-lose 173-0 streak. It came when Nash had creative controls in the company and it soon led to worldwide criticism as well.
He has won various title belts starting from WWE World Intercontinental and Tag team championships. He is a good wrestler in multiple rings. Kevin Nash entered in the Royal Rumble where he eliminated 7 men under 18 minutes in january 1994. He acquired 21 title belts, counting his six-time world championship reign and a 12 time world tag team championship reign.
Braun Strowman – 6 Ft 8 In
Adam Scherr is an American professional wrestler and former strongman, currently known under the epithet The Titan and he is best known for his time in WWE. He was born on September 6, 1983. He was popularly known by the name Braun Strowman because he performed under the ring name Braun Strowman. He is the winner of the 2018 Men’s Money in the Bank contract, the winner of the titular match at the Greatest Royal Rumble event, and also the winner of the 2019 André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. In WWE, he is a one-time Universal Champion, a one-time Intercontinental Champion, and a two-time Raw Tag Team Champion. Scherr earned his Strongman Corporation (ASC) Professional Card by winning the NAS Amateur National Championships on November 5, 2011.
Top 10 Shortest Wrestlers in WWE History
The top 10 shortest wrestlers in the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. are,
- AJ lee
- Rey Mysterio
- Spike Dudley
- Daniel Bryan
- Super Crazy
- Eddie Guerrero
- Evan Bourne
AJ lee – 5 Ft 2 In
April Jeanette Mendez popularly known as AJ Lee is an American author and withdrawn professional wrestler. She was born on March 19, 1987 in Union City, New Jersey. She is best known for her time in WWE under the ring name AJ Lee. She is currently an executive producer for WOW – Women of Wrestling.
She signed with WWE in 2009 and spent two years in its developmental branch, Florida Championship Wrestling, before her promotion to the main roster. She retired from in-ring performing in 2015. Her brother’s interest in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) influenced her to become a professional wrestler. In March 2007, Mendez enrolled in a wrestling school close to her home, where she was trained by Jay Lethal. Afterward she began to perform on the New Jersey independent circuit under the ring name Miss April. Mendez’s 2017 memoir, Crazy Is My Superpower, was a New York Times Best Seller of her books.
Rey Mysterio – 5 Ft 6 In
Oscar Gutierrez, popularly known by his ring name Rey Mysterio. He was born on December 11, 1974. Rey Mysterio is one of the shortest wrestlers not only in the WWE but in sports entertainment with a height of 5 ft. 6 inches and he became one of the greatest Mexican wrestlers of all time.
Mysterio began his professional wrestling training at a tender age under the guidance of Rey Mysterio Sr, his uncle. Mysterio signed with Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) in 1995.A follower of the Lucca Libre style of wrestling, Rey Mysterio had to hide behind the face, as the rules of the style dictate. Because of his unique wrestling style and charisma, Rey Mysterio stood out and was soon absorbed by WCW and ECW.
Kalisto – 5 Ft 6 In
Emanuel Alejandro Rodriguez is an American professional wrestler popularly known by the name Kalisto because of the ring name Kalisto he performed under and currently performing under the ring name Samuray Del Sol. He was born on November 14, 1986 in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. He has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches. He is a second-generation Mexican-American. In May 2013, he signed with WWE and was assigned to their developmental territory NXT, where he was renamed Kalisto. In September 2014, Kalisto won the NXT Tag Team Championship alongside Sin Cara, as a part of The Lucca Dragons. Kalisto would then dethrone Enzo Amore as the cruiserweight champion.
After the 2017 WWE shake-up, Kalisto would end up on Raw. With Raw, Kalisto would face Braun Strowman twice. Kalisto one-time registered an unexpected win against the “Monster Among Men” in their second encounter.
Funaki – 5 Ft 7 In
Shoichi “Sho” Funaki is One of the greatest Japanese wrestlers of all time. he is a one-time Cruiserweight Champion and a one-time Hardcore Champion. He currently works for WWE as a Japanese-language play-by-play commentator. He was one of the shortest wrestler in WWE of height 5 ft 7 inches.
Funaki also wrestled in the Universal Wrestling Association (UWA) where he won the UWA World Middleweight Championship from El Pantera on March 19, 1997, in Japan. Funaki’s role in the cruiserweight division was reduced to that of a jobber, he ultimately found his breakthrough three years later when he defeated Spike Dudley and became the new cruiserweight champion. For a bigger part of his wrestling career, Funaki wrestled in the lower card where he adopted the “Smackdown Number 1 Announcer” Gimmick.
Spike Dudley – 5 Ft 8 In
Spike Dudley is an American retired professional wrestler and his original name is Matthew Jonathan Hyson. He is famous for his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as Spike Dudley. He was one of the shortest wrestlers of height 5 ft 8 inches. He was born on August 13, 1970.
A 2-time tag team champion, Spike Dudley began his wrestling career as a sidekick for his two brothers, D-Von and Bubba Ray. On his debut night, Spike Dudley would interfere with a match in helping his two brothers hold the WWF World Tag team championship from Christian and Edge. Dudley would acquired two more championships, The European Championship and Hardcore Championship after successfully defeating his brothers for the World Tag Team Championship titles.
In 2004, WWE drafted Dudley to SmackDown, where he attained the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
Daniel Bryan – 5 Ft 8 In
Bryan Lloyd Danielson who is popularly known by the name, Daniel Bryan he is an American professional wrestler. He is also known for his time in WWE where he worked from 2009 to 2021 under the ring name Daniel Bryan. He was born on May 22, 1981.
Despite his small size of height 5 feet 8 inches, Daniel Bryan was quite impressive in the ring, thanks to his technical and quick thinking. Bryan would establish the “Yes” movement, inspired purely by his signature chants. He is a member of the William Regal led stable Blackpool Combat Club, alongside Jon Moxley and Wheeler Yuta.
Super Crazy – 5 Ft 8 In
Francisco Islas Rueda is a Mexican professional wrestler, popularly known by his ring name Super Crazy. He was born on December 3, 1973 and he was one of the shortest wrestlers in WWE of height 5 feet 8 inches.Super Crazy was signed to a contract by Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) owner Paul Heyman in 1998 and he attained American exposure by working for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) between 1998 and 2000 and for World Wrestling Entertainment between 2005 and 2008.
He defeated CW Anderson in the quarter-final round on March 4, Little Guido in the semi-final round and Rhino in the final round at the Living Dangerously pay-per-view, despite interference from The Network. In 2005, Crazy signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He initially appeared at the WWE-promoted ECW One Night Stand on June 12, 2005.
Eddie Guerrero – 5 Ft 8 In
Francisco Islas Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes was an American professional wrestler. He was born on October 9, 1967 in El Paso, Texas. He was the shortest wrestler of height 5 feet 8 inches. He was a notable member of the Guerrero wrestling family, and the son of first-generation wrestler Gory Guerrero. At one point in time, Eddie even tried to enroll his nephew, Chavo Guerrero in the process creating one of the greatest feuds in the WWE.
Eddie found a way to win matches, especially those that were not in his favor. He is a wrestler who perfected the art of cheating. This in turn made him one of the most hated wrestlers in the WWE. Guerrero performed in the United States for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and most notably World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE).
Evan Bourne – 5 Ft 8 In
Matthew Joseph Korklan is an American professional wrestler currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) of height 5 feet 8 inches. He was born on March 19, 1983. He was better known by the ring name Evan Bourne and Matt Sydal.
One of the most exciting stars in sports entertainment, many WWE and WCW fans will widely remember Evan for his high-flying style and trademark top rope finisher “Air Bourne”. Bourne shot into the limelight after the merger between WCW and the WWE. In his WWE debut, Jason Bourne captured the WWE Universe championship. After his short stint with the WWE, Evan Bourne broke ties with the company, ultimately joining other promotions, including Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Evolve Wrestling, and Impact Wrestling.
While he would remain a professional wrestler, Evan Bourne had no option but to drop his moniker because of his contract with the WWE.
Evan Bourne is popularly known for his high flying but hybrid lucha libre and puroresu styles of wrestling and was named the Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Best Flying Wrestler in 2008.
Tajiri – 5 Ft 9 In
Yoshihiro Tajiri is a Japanese professional wrestler and promoter popularly known under the ring name Tajiri. He was born on September 29, 1970 and he was one of the shortest wrestlers in WWE of height 5 feet 9 inches.
Tajiri was three-time cruiserweight champion Tajiri was willing to go to greater heights to win matches even if it meant using an illegal maneuver known as the Asian mist that involved spitting a red or green mist into the opponent’s eyes. He won the WWF Light Heavyweight Championship once, WCW United States Championship once, their Cruiserweight Championship on multiple occasions, the WWE Tag Team Championship with Eddie Guerrero and the World Tag Team Championship with William Regal.
While Tajiri was not afraid to cheat, there were instances when he met opponents who not only outwitted him but also made him look like an amateur when it came to cheating. One opponent is Eddie Guerrero who gave Tajiri a taste of his own medicine by constantly blinding the referee while handing out a low blow to Tajiri and a title blow to the head. He was also the promoter and featured wrestler for the Smash promotion as well as its successor Wrestling New Classic (WNC). He is currently under a full-time contract with All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).
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