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
AJ Styles Allen Jones
Andrade Manuel Andrade WWE United States Champion
Akira Tozawa Akira Tozawa
Aleister Black Tom Budgen
Bobby Lashley Franklin Robert Lashley
Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar WWE Champion
Buddy Murphy Matthew Adams
Cedric Alexander Cederick Johnson
Drew McIntyre Andrew Galloway IV
EC3 Michael Hutter
Eric Young Jeremy Fritz
Erick Rowan Joseph Ruud
Humberto Carrillo Humberto Carrillo
Jason Jordan Nathan Everhart Inactive; neck injury
John Cena John Cena Jr. Free Agent (Storyline)
Jinder Mahal Yuvraj Dhesi
Kevin Owens Kevin Steen
Matt Hardy
Mojo Rawley Dean Muhtadi WWE 24-7 Champion
No Way Jose Levis Valenzuela Jr.
Randy Orton Randal Orton
R-Truth Ronnie Killings
Rey Mysterio Óscar Gutiérrez
Ricochet Trevor Mann
Rusev Miroslav Barnyashev
Samoa Joe Nuufolau Seanoa
Seth Rollins Colby Lopez
Shelton Benjamin Shelton Benjamin
Titus O'Neil

Female wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Asuka Kanako Urai Women's Tag Team Champion
Becky Lynch Rebecca Quin Raw Women's Champion
Billie Kay Jessica McKay
Charlotte Flair Ashley Fliehr
Kairi Sane Kaori Housako Women's Tag Team Champion
Liv Morgan Gionna Daddio
Naomi Trinity Fatu
Natalya Natalie Neidhart
Nia Jax Savelina Fanene
Peyton Royce Cassie McIntosh
Ronda Rousey Ronda Rousey
Ruby Riott Dori Prange
Sarah Logan Sarah Bridges
Zelina Vega Thea Trinidad Manager of Andrade

Stables/Tag Teams

Name Members Notes
The Authors of Pain Akam & Rezar
Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder
The O.C. A.J. Styles, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson
Street Profits Dawkins & Ford
The Usos Jimmy & Jey Uso
The Viking Raiders Ivar & Erik Raw Tag Team Champions

Other on-air talent

Ring name Real name Notes
Lana Catherine Perry Valet of Bobby Lashley
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


Male wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Apollo Crews Sesugh Uhaa
Baron Corbin Thomas Pestock
Big Show Paul Wight II
Bray Wyatt Windham Rotunda WWE Universal Champion
Braun Strowman Adam Scherr
Cesaro Claudio Castagnoli
Chad Gable Charles Betts
Daniel Bryan Bryan Danielson
Dolph Ziggler Nicholas Nemeth
Drake Maverick James Curtin
Drew Gulak Andrew Gulak
Elias Jeffrey Sciullo
Heath Slater Heath Miller
Lars Sullivan Dylan Miley
John Cena John Cena Jr. Free Agent (Storyline)
Mustafa Ali Adeel Alam
Robert Roode Robert Roode
Roman Reigns Leati Anoa'i
Sami Zayn Rami Sebei
Shinsuke Nakamura Shinsuke Nakamura WWE Intercontinental Champion
The Miz Michael Mizanin

Female wrestlers

Ring name Real name Notes
Alexa Bliss Alexis Kaufman
Bayley Pamela Martinez SD Women's Champion
Carmella Leah Van Dale
Dana Brooke Ashley Sebera
Ember Moon Adrienne Reese
Lacey Evans Macey Estrella-Kadlec
Mandy Rose Amanda Saccomanno
Mickie James Mickie James-Aldis
Nikki Cross Nicola Glencross
Sasha Banks Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado
Sonya Deville Daria Berenato
Tamina Sarona Snuka-Polamalu

Stables/Tag Teams

Name Members Notes
Lucha House Party Gran Metalik, Kalisto & Lince Dorado
The Colóns Primo & Epico
Heavy Machinery Otis & Tucker
The B-Team Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas
The New Day Kofi Kingston, Big E & Xavier Woods SD Tag Team Champions
(Big E & Kofi Kingston)
The Revival Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder
The Singh Brothers Samir & Sunil Singh Also appear on 205 Live

Other on-air talent

Ring name Real name Notes
Maryse Maryse Mizanin Valet of The Miz
Occasional wrestler
Paige Saraya-Jade Bevis
Shane McMahon Shane McMahon Minority owner
Occasional wrestler


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

205 Live

Ring name Real name Notes
Angel Garza Humberto Garza Solano NXT Cruiserweight Champion
Ariya Daivari Ariya Daivari
The Brian Kendrick Brian Kendrick
Jack Gallagher Oliver Claffey
Lio Rush Lionel Green
Mike Kanellis Michael Bennett
Noam Dar Noam Dar Also appears on NXT UK
Oney Lorcan Christopher Girard Also appears on NXT
Raul Mendoza Raul Mendoza Also appears on NXT
Tony Nese Anthony Nese

Other on-air talent

Ring name Real name Notes
Maria Kanellis Mary Kanellis Wife and Valet of Mike Kanellis

NXT roster

Main article: WWE NXT/Roster

Broadcast team

Ring name Real name Notes
Aiden English Matthew Rehwoldt Color commentator for 205 Live
Booker T Robert Huffman Jr Pre-show analyst for pay-per-views
Hall of Famer
Byron Saxton Bryan Kelly Commentator for Main Event
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 Interviewer for NXT
Charly Caruso Charly Arnolt Backstage interviewer for Raw & pay-per-views
Corey Graves Matthew Polinsky Color commentator for Smackdown & pay-per-views
David Otunga David Otunga Sr. Pre-show analyst for 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
Jerry Lawler Jerry Lawler Color commentator for Raw & 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
Jonathan Coachman Jonathan Coachman Pre-show host for pay-per-views
Kayla Braxton Kayla Becker Backstage interviewer on Smackdown
Marcelo Rodríguez Marcelo Rodríguez Laprea Spanish color commentator for pay-per-views
Mauro Ranallo Mauro Ranallo Lead commentator for NXT
Michael Cole Michael Coulthard Lead commentator for Smackdown & pay-per-views
Mike Rome Austin Romero Ring announcer for Raw & pay-per-views
Nigel McGuinness Steven Haworth Color commentator for NXT and NXT UK
Pat McAfee Patrick McAfee Pre-show analyst for pay-per-views
Renee Young Renee Paquette Pre-show analyst
Sarah Schreiber Sarah Schreiber Backstage interviewer for Raw
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 UK & 205 Live
Vic Joseph Vic Travagliante Lead commentator for Raw & pay-per-views

Inactive personnel

Ring name Real name Notes
Kane Glenn Jacobs Makes limited appearances
The Rock Dwayne Johnson Makes limited appearances
Undertaker Mark Calaway Makes limited appearances

Off-screen personnel

Creative writers

Name Notes
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
Billy Kidman Peter Gruner Jr.
D-Von Dudley Devon Hughes Hall of Famer
Dean Malenko Dean Simon
Finlay David Finlay Jr.
Irwin R. Schyster Lawrence Rotunda
Jamie Noble James Gibson
John Laurinaitis John Laurinaitis
Mark Henry Mark Henry Hall of Famer
Matt Hardy Matthew Hardy
Michael P.S. Hayes Michael Seitz Senior producer
Hall of Famer
Pat Patterson Pierre Clemont Hall of Famer
Road Dogg Brian James Lead writer for Smackdown
Sarah Stock Sarah Stock Women's coach for NXT
Scott Armstrong Joseph James
Tyson Kidd Theodore Wilson

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

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 Torres Eve Gracie
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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Ring announcers

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NXT Trainers

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General Managers

Drake Maverick (205 Live)Shane McMahon (Smackdown)Stephanie McMahon (Raw)William Regal (NXT)Johnny Saint (UK Brand)

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