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Top 10 Toughest WWE Female Wrestlers of All Time

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Women have contributed to various onscreen roles, but there are a few women who have broken stereotypes in the male-dominated wrestling entertainment industry. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is an American Entertainment Company that provides a wide platform for super talented female wrestlers. Women have revolutionized the wrestling world and made WWE part of one of the most successful entertaining industries. This blog throws light on the top 10 toughest WWE female wrestlers of all time.

1. Becky Lynch


Birth Date: 30 January 1987

Height: 5’6″

Nationality: Ireland

Accomplishments: Raw women’s championship, SmackDown Women’s Champion

Annual Income: $1 million

Becky Lynch is a professional wrestler and actress who perform under Raw Brand. Her original name is Rebecca Quin. She is the first one on the list of the top 10 WWE female wrestlers worldwide. Her training as a wrestler began in the year 2002 and since then she has been working passionately till today. She has made sporadic appearances for some Irish promotions in her initial years of struggle and often tagged with her brother during matches.

2. Charlotte Flair


Birth Date: 5th April 1986

Height: 5’10”

Nationality: North Carolina, USA

Accomplishments: Raw and SmackDown Women’s Champion, Divas Championship

Annual Income: $1.1 million

Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr who is popularly known as Charlotte Flair signed with WWE in 2012. She is a second-generation wrestler in her family, the daughter of Ric Flair. Charlotte is the only one among all WWE female wrestlers to hold all four championships in WWE. She has also won the Women Tag Championship along with the Triple Crown championship. The whole world has witnessed how she had performed up to the mark in NXT women’s championship two times.

3. Ronda Rousey


Birth Date: 1st February 1987

Height: 5’7″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: Raw and SmackDown Women’s Champion

Annual Income: $2.1 million

Ronda Rousey is a professional wrestler, actress, and martial artist who is best known for her time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and in WWE. Ronda is the first American woman to win the Olympic Bronze Medal in Judo in 2008. After a few years of gap, she made a great comeback in her career as a mixed martial artist and won her debut in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). She was the first woman to be inducted into the UFC hall of fame.

4. Bayley


Birth Date: 15th June 1989

Height: 5’6″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: Raw and SmackDown Women’s Champion, NXT Women’s Championship, and Women’s Tag Team Championship.

Annual Income: $3.5 million

Pamela Rose Martinez is a professional wrestler with the ring name Bayley who is currently performing on the RAW Band. She started her career as a wrestler at the age of 18 and spent four years in training and involved in the independent promotion. Later on, WWE female wrestlers brand signed her. The industry continued to book Bayley during the era of empty venues as she stepped up. Bayley made the title more important by holding it for 380 days.

5. Sasha Banks


Birth Date: 26th January 1992
Height: 5’5″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: Raw Women’s Champion, NXT Women’s Champion, WWE Women’s tag team champion, SmackDown Women’s Champion.

Annual Income: $2.5 millions

Mercedes Justine Kaestner-Varnado is an actor and professional wrestler with the ring name Sasha Banks and is best known for her work with WWE. She began her training at Chaotic Wrestling and rose to fame after winning her first WCW (World Championship Wrestling) Women’s Championship. Banks became the first woman to compete in a Hell in a Cell match and to win the PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) award for Feud of the Year.

6. Asuka


Birth Date: 26th Septeber 1981

Height: 5’3″

Nationality: Japan

Accomplishments: JWP Openweight Championship, Reina World Tag Team Championship, and Money in the Bank Championship

Annual Income: $3.5 million

Kanako Urai or Asuka is a former grand slam champion and royal rumble winner. Asuka was a former graphic designer before she became a full-time wrestler. She also fought successfully with chronic nephritis during her career from 2004 to 2006 proving that she is not just a fighter in the ring but also in real life. Catering to her designing passion, she opened her own graphic designing company. She turned out to be one of the richest non-American WWE female wrestlers.

7. Carmella


Birth Date: 23rd October 1987

Height: 5’5″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: WWE 24/7 Champion, WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion, SmackDown Women’s Champion

Annual Income: $2.6 millions

Carmella, a professional dancer and a wrestler with the real name Leah Van Dale, is from Massachusetts, U.S. She is best known as a fitness instructor who guides other female players. Carmella made her main roster debut on SmackDown in July 2016. She was the winner of the inaugural women’s Money in the Bank ladder match of 2017. Carmella became the first woman in the history of WWE female wrestlers to successfully cash-in her Money in the Bank opportunity.

8. Nia Jax


Birth Date: 29th May 1984

Height: 6’0″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: RAW Women’s Championship, WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship.

Annual Income: $1 million

Born in Australia, Nia Jax is a confident wrestler and is also world famous for her unique entrances in the ring and making interactions with fans. She began her career as a basketball player as well as a plus-sized model. Despite being a very good wrestler, Nia gained her reputation as an ‘unsafe worker’ in WWE because of her violent behavior. However, she did not lose hope and kept practicing Karate, Judo, and Kickboxing on a regular basis. It has helped her to improve her game day by day.

9. Alexa Bliss


Birth Date: 8th August 1991

Height: 5’1″

Nationality: USA

Accomplishments: RAW Women’s Championship, WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, WWE 24/7 Championship

Annual Income: $3.5 million

Alexis Kaufman aka Alexa Bliss signed as WWE female wrestler in 2013. She made her debut in the Smackdown brand and became the first woman to hold this title twice. Kaufman was an athlete and participated in different sports. What makes Alexa special is her unique tactics of mixing a combination of kicks and strikes with quickness. Moreover, her gymnastics-like maneuvers made her a giant amongst her peers.

10. Natalya


Birth Date: 26th May 1982

Height: 5’5″

Nationality: Canada

Accomplishments: ECCW (Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling) Women’s Championship, Stampede Women’s Pacific Championship, SmackDown Women’s Championship

Annual Income: $ 3 million

Natalya began her wrestling as a host and ring announcer and worked in the Canadian independent circuit before joining WWE. In 2008, she made her SmackDown debut and aligned herself with Victoria. She is known to be the first woman to hold both the WWE Divas Championship and the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Natalya is the first third-generation female wrestler in the world.

In the year of 1990, WWE introduced the term ‘Diva’ to refer to its female performers including wrestlers, managers or valets, backstage interviewers, or ring announcers. This event gave huge popularity to women wrestlers and produced massive profits in the entertainment industry. This article gives insightful information about the top 10 WWE female wrestlers amongst all powerful professional wrestlers.

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