Where Are They Now?
Have you ever wondered about what happened to your favorite wrestling star from the past? This section provides updates on former WWE, WCW, AWA and TNA superstars.
123 Kid Sean Waltman: He still wrestles on the independent scene. He is also signed to a WWE legends contract.
Adam Bomb: The former WWE and WCW wrestler retired in 2003.
Ahmed Johnson: He retired from wrestling in 2002. He has help train wrestler at Booker T's training academy.
AJ Styles: After his TNA contract expired in December 2013, AJ returned to wrestling for promotions across the United States. He is currently signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling and wrestles occasionally for Ring of Honor. For more information on AJ Styles
Alex Shelley: He left TNA wrestling in May 2012. Currently, he is wrestling in Japan. For more information on his career.
Amazing Red: He began wrestling for TNA in 2002. Red won the X Division title on several times. After suffering a knee injury, he left the business for a couple of years. Red returned to TNA in April 2009. He has healed from the knee injury and continues to wrestle. Red was released from his TNA contract in 2011.
Andre The Giant: Passed away on January 27, 1993. Andre was known as the "Eight Wonder of the World". Andre is a legend in professional wrestling. At Wrestlemania 3, he wrestled and was famously slammed by Hulk Hogan. Today, the match is still talked about on WWE television.
Angelina Love: Angelina Love began wrestling for TNA in 2007. She is a former TNA Knockout champion and was a former member of the Beautiful people. She asked and received her release from TNA in July 2012.
Arn Anderson: he retired from wrestling in August 1997. He works as a senior producer for WWE.
Awesome Kong AKA Kharma: Currently, she works on the independent scene. For more information on her career here
Bad News Brown: Passed away on March 06, 2007. He was 63 years old
Balls Mahoney: He was an original member of ECW. WWE released him in April 2008. He continues to wrestle on the independent scene.
Bam Bam Bigelow: Passed away on January 19, 2007. He was 45 years old. More information on Bam Bam's career here.
Barbarian: He retired from wrestling in 2007. He lives in Rochester, NY.
Barry Windham: Retired from wrestling in 2003.
Beth Phoenix: She is retired from wrestling. She is married to Edge. Recently, they had a baby together.
Bart Gunn: The former Smoking Gunns member is now an electrician. He retired from wrestling in 2004.
Batista: He left WWE in April 2010. He is currently acting in movies. More information on Batista here.
Beulah McGillicutty: The former queen of extreme now writes children books.
Big Boss Man: The former WWE and WCW champion passed away on September 22, 2004.
Big John Studd: The 1989 Royal Rumble winner passed away March 20, 1995.
Big Daddy V: He made his WWE debut in 1993. He wrestled under ring names Mabel, Viscera, & Big Daddy V. He won the 1995 King of the Ring tournament. Big Daddy V has won the WWE world Tag Team Championship and Hardcore Championship. He was released in August 2008.
Big Van Vader: He wrestled for New Japan, WCW, and WWF in his career. The former WCW champion last wrestled nationally for TNA in 2013. Vader is semi-retired. He wrestles on occasion on independent events.
Bill Goldberg: The two time WCW world Champion retired from wrestling after Wrestlemania 20. He did serve as a commentator for MMA's EliteXC.
Billy Gunn: He works as a backstage agent for the WWE. He also helps train wrestlers for the WWE.
Billy Kidman: He last wrestled for WWE in 2005. After training wrestlers in Florida, he was hired and now works for WWE as a producer.
Bobby Lashley: He was released from his WWE contract in February 2008
Boogeyman: He was released from his WWE contract in February 2008. More information on the Boogeyman here
Bret Hart: Retired from Wrestling in 2000. For more details on Bret Hart's career here.
Brodus Clay: After falling out of favor with WWE management, WWE released him in June 2014.
Brian Kendrick: He left TNA wrestling in spring 2012. He currently wrestles on the independent circuit and in Japan. For more information on Brian Kendrick here.
British Bulldog Davey Boy Smith: The former WWE Intercontinental Champion passed away on May 18, 2002.
Brutus "the Barber" Beefcake: Retired from wrestling in 1997. Brutus is a general manager at a gym in Boston, Mass.
Carlito: He made his debut in November 2004. In his six year WWE career, Carlito won the Intercontinental and United States Titles. On May 21, 2010, Carlito was released from his WWE contract for violating the WWE wellness policy. He is currently wrestling in Puerto Rico.
Charlie Haas: He is best known for teaming up with Shelton Benjamin. They won the WWE Tag Team Championship. When the team broke up, Charlie Haas struggled in his single career. He is married to former “Diva” Jackie and they recently had a baby. WWE released him from his contract in early 2010. Charlie wrestled for Ring of Honor from 2011-2013. He retired in March 2013.
Chavo Guerrero Jr.: After spending two years with TNA, he left the promotion in late 2013. He is semi-retired.
Chris Benoit: Died on June 24, 2007. He murdered his wife Nancy and his son Daniel before committing suicide. More information on Chris Benoit here
Chris Master: He made his debut on February 21, 2005. Chris Master never won a Championship. He was released from his WWE contract in August 2011.
Chris Sabin: After his contract expired in April 2014, he left TNA wrestling. He is currently a free agent. For more on his career here
Christopher Daniels: In April 2014, TNA decided against resigning him. He is a free agent and expected to begin wrestling with Ring of Honor. For more on Christopher's career.
Crush Brian Adams: The former WCW and WWE wrestler passed away in August 2011.
Chyna: After contract dispute with WWE, She left the company in 2001. Since leaving wrestling, she has struggled. She has appeared in several adult movies.
CM Punk: After feeling burnout on professional wrestling, CM Punk informed WWE he was retiring in January 2014. For more information on CM Punk's career here.
Dave Taylor: He made his WWE debut in 2006. He briefly teamed with William Regal. After his WWE release, he joined TNA and works as a agent behind the scenes.
Dawn Marie: She was release from WWE in 2006. Dawn Marie wrestled for ECW and WWE for over eight years. She is currently out of the wrestling business.
Daivari: He made his WWE debut in fall of 2004. Daivari struggled in the mid-card and was unable to establish himself. He was released from his WWE contract in November 2007. He also wrestled for Ring of Honor.
Dean Malenko: The former WCW Cruiserweight champion retired from wrestling in 2001. Currently, he is a agent behind the scenes of the WWE.
Desmond Wolfe (Nigel McGuinness): He left TNA in 2011. Due to health issues, he is retired from the ring. He is currently in Ring of Honor. For more information on Nigel here..
Deuce and Domino: They made their WWE debut on January 19, 2007. They played a 1950's Grease type gimmick. The duo was released from the WWE in 2008.
Demolition Smash: Retired from wrestling. Today, he owns and operates a printing company in Minnesota.
Devon: In August 2013, Devon's TNA contract expired with the company. For more information on Devon here.
Diamond Dallas Page: After a brief TNA stint in 2005, the former WCW champion retired from wrestling. Now, he spends his time as a fitness guru and motivational speaker.
Drew Myintyre: The former 3MB member was released from his WWE contract in June 2014.
Eddie Guerrero: Passed away in November 2005.
Edge: Retired from wrestling in 2011. For more information on Edge career here.
Elijah Burke (D'Angelo Dinero): After his contract expired, he left TNA wrestling in December 2012. For more information on Elijah here..
Eugene: Eugene made his WWE Debut in 2004. The highlight of his career came when he feuded with Triple H and wrestled at Summerslam 2004. On September 1 2007, Eugene was released from his contract for violating the wellness policy.
Evan Bourne: After suffering a broken foot and healing in 2011, WWE decide not to use him. He was released in June 2014 from his WWE contract.
Finley: In his career, he won the US Championship, WCW Tag Team Title, and WCW Hardcore Title. He works as a agent for the WWE.
Funaki : Funaki was released from his WWE contract on April 22, 2010. He is currently training wrestlers.
Greg Valentine: Although retired from full time wrestling, he still works an occasional independent date. Greg lives in Florida.
Gregory Helms: He made his WWE debut in 2001. Prior to WWE, he wrestled for WCW. He is the longest reigning WWE cruiserweight of all time. After a very public arrest for disorderly conduct, WWE released him in February 2010.
Great Khali: After his contract expired, he left the WWE in November 2014. In August 2007, The Great Khali won a 20 man battle royal to win his only WWE World Title
Great Muta: He is semi-retired and owner of Wrestle-1 promotion in Japan.
Haku: After his 2001 WWE run, he retired from wrestling. Now, he manages a detail shop in Florida.
Hardcore Holly: He was released from his WWE contract in November 2008.
Hercules: Passed away on March 4th, 2004.
Highlanders: They made their WWE debut on July 6, 2006. They were released from the WWE in 2008.
Honky Tonk Man: He still wrestles full time on independent wrestling cards. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Honky Tonk Man was the longest reigning Intercontinental Champion, which he held for 2 years.
Hulk Hogan: Hogan's contract expired with TNA Wrestling in August 2013. He signed to return to WWE and will host Wrestlemania 30. For more on Hulk Hogan's career here...
Ivory: After retiring from wrestling, she now runs a animal daycare.
JBL (John Bradshaw Layfield): Currently works as a financial Advisor. He makes occasional appearance as a color commentary for WWE. For more information on JBL here.
Jake "The Snake" Roberts: He still wrestles on occasional independent wrestling cards. He lives in Florida
Jamie Noble: He made his WWE in 2002. In 2009, Jamie Noble announced his retirement. He currently works behind the scenes for the WWE, where he helps train young wrestlers.
Jeff Jarrett: Resigned from TNA front office on December 22, 2013. He had worked behind the scenes for several years. For more information on Jeff Jarrett here...
Jerry Lynn: The former ECW and ROH World Champion Jerry Lynn retired from wrestling in the Spring 2013.
Jim Neidhart: He last appeared for TNA in 2009. He still wrestles on the independent scene.
Jimmy Garvin: Retired from wrestling in 1992. Currently, he is an airline pilot.
Jinder Mahel: The former 3MB member was released from his WWE contract in June 2014.
John Morrison: John made his debut in 2005 as a member of the MNM tag team. John has won the WWE Tag Team and Intercontinental titles. He would leave the WWE in 2011. He is currently wrestling on the independent scene.
Joey Mercury: Joey was released from his contract in June 2007 for violating the wellness policy. Currently, he trains upcoming wrestler for WWE at their performance center.
JTG: After years of being in the WWE doghouse, the former Cryme Tyme member was released from his WWE contract in June 2014
Jushin "Thunder" Liger: He is semi-retired. Recently, he wrestled for Ring of Honor.
Ken Shamrock: He left WWE in 1999. He would go back to UFC with several high profile fights with Tito Ortiz. He is currently retired.
Kenny Dykstra: He made his WWE debut in January 2006. He along with other rookie wrestlers formed the Spirit Squad. He won the WWE Tag Team Championship. Kenny was cut by the WWE in 2008.
Kevin Nash: Retired from wrestling in Dec 2011. Although, he still makes occasional appearances. He is signed to a WWE legends contract. For more information on Kevin Nash here
Kevin Sullivan: Retired from wrestling. Today, he owns and operates a lobster business in Florida.
King Kong Bundy: After leaving the WWF in 1995, he wrestled on the independent scene. He last wrestled in 2006.
Koko B Ware: He is semi-retired from wrestling. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009.
Konnan: The former WCW and TNA wrestler is back in Mexico wrestling for AAA. He also is works backstage in creative.
Krystal: She was the manager for Bobby Lashey in the WWE and TNA. She is the real life wife of Bobby Lashley. She left wrestling in 2010.
Lance Cade: Passed away on August 13, 2010. Lance Cade was trained by Shawn Michaels in 1999. He made his WWE debut in September 2005 and teamed with Trevor Murdoch. He was released from his WWE in 2008. Lance wrestled in Japan for several years until his death at 29 years old.
Lance Storm: The former ECW, WCW, and WWE wrestler is semi-retired. Currently, he owns and operates a wrestling school.
Lex Luger: Although, he appeared for TNA in 2006. He last wrestled for WCW in 2001. Lex suffered a stroke and retired in 2007.
Lita: She retired from wrestling in November 2006. She does make occasional wrestling appearances. Lita was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in April 2014.
Little Guido: He is an ECW Original. He was a member of The FBI with Tony Malamute and Big Sal. He worked on Smackdown for four years. He was released in August 2008.
Luna Vachon: She passed away in August 2010.