WWE Hall of Fame – List of Members

WWE Hall of Fame is maintained by WWE(earlier WWF) as it honors legendary wrestlers and celebrities from the entertainment industries. WWE Hall of Fame was established in the year 1993 with Andre The Giant as the first wrestler to be inducted. The Hall of Fame Inductions ceremonies were held from 1994 to 1996 with different PPV events. From 2004 onwards, the induction ceremony has become a separate event held in the same week as WrestleMania.

As of this writing, a total of 205 inductees are there in WWE Hall of Fame. Out of those, 114 are individual wrestlers, 16 groups(stables/tag teams) inductions(43 wrestlers in total), 37 Legacy award winners, 5 Warrior Award Winners and 10 celebrities. The various award categories are as below:

  • Individual– This category includes Individual wrestlers(stars) with noteworthy careers in WWE(or in WWE purchased promotions).
  • Groups- This category includes the tag teams/groups/stables.
  • Celebrities- This category includes celebrities from other fields, who have some significant appearances in WWE or used as a special attraction.
  • Warrior Awards- This category is named after The Ultimate Warrior who first called upon WWE to induct WWE employees into Hall of Fame. From 2015 onwards, WWE is giving Warrior awards to acknowledge other unsung heroes among WWE’s employees and fans. However, this category is not presented on wwe.com’s official Hall of Fame gallery.
  • Legacy Awards- This category includes wrestlers, promoters and other performers from several eras of wrestling history, going back to the early 20th century. The Induction for this category is carried by video packages only.

Hall Of Fame 2020

Date: 2 April 2020
Location: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

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INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
BatistaDave Finlay
NWO (Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman)
Bella Twins(Nikki Bella & Brie Bella)
John Bradshaw Layfield

Hall Of Fame 2019

Date: 6 April 2019
Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

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WWE Hall of Fame 2019 was the 20th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 13 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony, apart from 10 Legacy award winners and 1 Warrior Award Winner in Sue Aitchison. The headliner Inductees were D-Generation X.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels, X-Pac, Triple H, Billy Gunn, Chyna, Road Dogg)NA 
The Honky Tonk ManJimmy Hart
Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake Hulk Hogan
Torrie WilsonStacy Keibler
Harlem Heat (Booker T & Stevie Ray)NA 
The Hart Foundation (Jim Neidhart & Bret Hart )Natalya
Sue Aitchison (Warrior Award)Dana Warrior & John Cena
Luna Vachon (Legacy)NA 
Bruiser Brody (Legacy)NA
Wahoo McDaniel (Legacy)NA
Buddy Rose (Legacy)NA
Joseph Cohen (Legacy)NA
Hisashi Shinma (Legacy)NA
Jim Barnett (Legacy)NA
Primo Carnera (Legacy)NA
S.D. Jones (Legacy)NA
Professor Toru Tanaka (Legacy)NA

Hall Of Fame 2018

Date: 6 April 2018
Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

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WWE Hall of Fame 2018 was the 19th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 7 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony apart from 10 Legacy award winners and Jarrius “JJ” Robertson Warrior award winner.

Goldberg was the headliner in Inductee. Kid Rock was also inducted under the Celebrity category.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
GoldbergPaul Heyman
Jeff JarrettRoad Dogg
IvoryMolly Holly
Mark HenryBig Show
Hillbilly JimJimmy Hart
The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley) Edge & Christian
Kid Rock (Celebrity)Triple H
Jarrius “JJ” Robertson (Warrior Award)Dana Warrior
Lord Alfred Hayes (Legacy)NA
Stan Stasiak (Legacy)NA
Hiro Matsuda (Legacy)NA
Boris Malenko (Legacy)NA
Sputnik Monroe (Legacy)NA
Rufus R. Jones (Legacy)NA
El Santo (Legacy)NA
Jim Londos (Legacy)NA
Cora Combs (Legacy)NA
Dara Singh (Legacy)NA

Hall Of Fame 2017

Date: 31 March 2017
Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida

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WWE Hall of Fame 2017 was the 18th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 7 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony, along with 9 Legacy award winners and Eric LeGrand as Warrior award winner. The headliner Inductee was Kurt Angle.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Kurt AngleJohn Cena
Theodore LongThe Acolytes Protection Agency
Beth PhoenixNatalya Neidhart
Diamond Dallas PageEric Bischoff
Rick RudeRicky Steamboat
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Robert Gibson & Ricky Morton)Jim Cornette
Eric LeGrand (Warrior Award)Dana Warrior
Haystacks Calhoun (Legacy)NA
June Byers (Legacy)NA
Martin “Farmer” Burns (Legacy)NA
Judy Grable (Legacy)NA
Luther Lindsay (Legacy)NA
Toots Mondt (Legacy)NA
Rikidōzan (Legacy)NA
Bearcat Wright (Legacy)NA
Dr. Jerry Graham (Legacy)NA

Hall Of Fame 2016

Date: 2 April 2016
Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas

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WWE Hall of Fame 2016 was the 17th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A Total of 9 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. This was the year when WWE started the Legacy Hall of Fame Induction. 7 personalities from the earlier era were inducted this year.

The headliner Inductee was Sting. Snoop Dogg was inducted under the Celebrity category and Eric LeGrand was given the Warrior Award.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
StingRic Flair
Big Boss ManSlick
The GodfatherThe Acolytes Protection Agency
JacquelineThe Dudley Boyz
Stan HansenVader
The Fabulous Freebirds (Terry Gordy, Michael Hayes, Buddy Roberts & Jimmy Garvin)The New Day
Snoop Dogg (Celebrity)John Cena
Joan Lunden (Warrior Award)Dana Warrior
Ed “Strangler” Lewis (Legacy)
“Sailor” Art Thomas (Legacy)
Frank Gotch (Legacy)
George Hackenschmidt (Legacy)
Lou Thesz (Legacy)
Pat O’Connor (Legacy)
Mildred Burke (Legacy)

Hall Of Fame 2015

Date: 28 March 2015
Location: SAP Center, San Jose, California

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WWE Hall of Fame 2015 was the 16th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 8 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony.

Connor “The Crusher” Michalek became the first Warrior award winner. “Macho Man” Randy Savage was the headliner Inductee and Arnold Schwarzenegger was inducted under the Celebrity category.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
“Macho Man” Randy Savage Hulk Hogan
Tatsumi FujinamiRic Flair
The Bushwhackers
(Butch Miller & Luke Williams)
John Laurinaitis
Kevin NashShawn Michaels
RikishiThe Usos
Larry ZbyszkoBruno Sammartino
Alundra BlayzeNatalya Neidhar
Connor “The Crusher” Michalek (Warrior Award)Daniel Bryan and Dana Warrior
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Celebrity)Triple H

Hall Of Fame 2014

Date: 5 April 2014
Location: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

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WWE Hall of Fame 2014 was the 15th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. This became the first HOF ceremony to be aired live on WWE Network. A total of 6 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. Mr. T was also inducted as the celebrity induction.

The Ultimate Warrior was the headliner in Inductee and announced that he has signed an ambassador contract with WWE. However, Warrior passed away just three days after the ceremony. Following his death, the WWE created the Warrior Award, with the first award given at the 2015 Hall of Fame ceremony.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
The Ultimate WarriorLinda McMahon
Razor RamonKevin Nash
Jake RobertsDiamond Dallas Page
LitaTrish Stratus
Carlos Colon Sr. Orlando Colon, Carlito, and Eddie
Paul BearerKane
Mr. T(Celebrity)Gene Okerlund

Hall Of Fame 2013

Date: 6 April 2013
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York

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WWE Hall of Fame 2013 was the 14th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 5 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was Bruno Sammartino, who remained a harsh critic of WWE until some time ago. Donald Trump was inducted under the Celebrity category for his role in WrestleMania 4, 5 and 23.

During his speech at the ceremony, Mick Foley said that only regret he has in his career is that he never defeated Chris Jericho. Jericho then ran onto the stage and laid down for the pin. After some theatrics, Foley hit an elbow drop on Jericho and pinned him, with CM Punk counting to three.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Bruno Sammartino Arnold Schwarzenegger
Mick FoleyTerry Funk
Booker T Stevie Ray
Bob BacklundMaria Menounos
Trish StratusStephanie McMahon
Donald Trump(celebrity)Vince McMahon

Hall Of Fame 2012

Date: 31 March 2012
Location: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida

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WWE Hall of Fame 2012 was the 13th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 8 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. Edge was the headliner Inductee in the year. Mike Tyson was also inducted in the celebrity category for being the guest referee at WrestleMania 14 and guest host of RAW in 2010.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Edge Christian
The Four Horsemen (Arn Anderson, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard, James J. Dillon, and Barry Windham)Dusty Rhodes
Mil MascarasAlberto Del Rio
YokozunaJimmy Uso & Jey Uso
Ron SimmonsJohn “Bradshaw” Layfield
Mike Tyson (Celebrity)D-Generation X (Shawn Michaels & Triple H)

Hall Of Fame 2011

Date: 2 April 2011
Location: Phillips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

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WWE Hall of Fame 2011 was the 12th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 8 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was Shawn Michaels. Drew Carey was also inducted as the celebrity induction.

INDUCTEEINDUCTED BY
Shawn MichaelsTriple H
The Road Warriors (Road Warrior Animal, Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering )Dusty Rhodes
“Hacksaw” Jim DugganTed DiBiase
Abdullah the ButcherTerry Funk
SunnyWWE Divas
Bob ArmstrongBrian Armstrong, Scott & Brad
Drew Carey (Celebrity)Kane

Hall Of Fame 2010

Date: 27 March 2010
Location: Dodge Theater, Phoenix, Arizona

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WWE Hall of Fame 2010 was the 11th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 6 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was Ted DiBiase. Bob Uecker was also inducted as the celebrity induction.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Ted DiBiaseBrett DiBiase & Ted DiBiase Jr.
Stu HartBret Hart
Antonio InokiStan Hansen
Gorgeous GeorgeDick Beyer
Wendi RichterRoddy Piper
Maurice “Mad Dog” VachonPat Patterson
Bob Uecker (Celebrity)Dick Ebersol

Hall Of Fame 2009

Date: 4 April 2009
Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

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WWE Hall of Fame 2009 was the 10th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A Total of 13 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was Stone Cold Steve Austin.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Stone Cold Steve AustinVince McMahon
The Von Erichs (David Von Erich, Kerry Von Erich, Mike Von Erich, Chris Von Erich, Fritz Von Erich, & Kevin Von Erich) Michael Hayes
The Funks (Dory Funk Jr. & Terry Funk)Dusty Rhodes
Ricky “The Dragon” SteamboatRic Flair
Koko B. WareThe Honky Tonk Man
“Cowboy” Bill WattsJim Ross
Howard FinkelGene Okerlund

Hall Of Fame 2008

Date: 29 March 2008
Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida

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WWE Hall of Fame 2008 was the 9th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 8 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony with Ric Flair headlining the ceremony.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Ric Flair Triple H
The Brisco Brothers (Jack Brisco & Gerald Brisco)John “Bradshaw” Layfield
Gordon SolieJim Ross
“High Chief” Peter MaiviaThe Rock
Eddie GrahamDusty Rhodes
“Soulman” Rocky JohnsonThe Rock
Mae YoungPat Patterson

Hall Of Fame 2007

Date: 31 March 2007
Location: Fox Theatre, Detroit, Michigan

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WWE Hall of Fame 2007 was the 8th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 9 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
“The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes Cody Runnels & Dustin Rhodes
The Wild Samoans (Afa & Sika)Samu and Matt Anoa’i
Jim RossStone Cold Steve Austin
“Mr. Perfect” Curt HennigWade Boggs
The SheikRob Van Dam & Sabu
Jerry “The King” Lawler William Shatner
Mr. FujiDon Muraco
Nick BockwinkelBobby Heenan

Hall Of Fame 2006

Date: 1 April 2006
Location: Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, Illinois

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WWE Hall of Fame 2006 was the 7th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. The first two hours of the show were aired live on the wwe.com, while the last hour aired on the USA Network in the United States.

A total of 8 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. The headliner Inductee was Bret Hart. William “The Refrigerator” Perry was also inducted as the celebrity induction.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Bret HartStone Cold Steve Austin
The Blackjacks (Blackjack Lanza & Blackjack Mulligan)Bobby Heenan
“Mean” Gene OkerlundHulk Hogan
Sensational SherriTed DiBiase
Verne GagneGreg Gagne
“Mr. USA” Tony AtlasS.D. Jones
Eddie GuerreroRey Mysterio, Chavo Guerrero, and Chris Benoit
William “The Refrigerator” Perry (Celebrity)John Cena

Hall Of Fame 2005

Date: 2 April 2005
Location: Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California

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WWE Hall of Fame 2005 was the 6th WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 7 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. Hulk Hogan was the headline Inductee that year. The ceremony was aired later in the evening on Spike TV in the United States.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Hulk Hogan Sylvester Stallone
Iron SheikSgt. Slaughter
Nikolai VolkoffJim Ross
“Rowdy” Roddy PiperRic Flair
“Mr. Wonderful” Paul OrndorffBobby Heenan
“Cowboy” Bob Orton Jr.Randy Orton
Jimmy HartJerry Lawler

Hall Of Fame 2004

Date: 13 March 2004
Location: The Hilton, New York City, New York

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WWE Hall of Fame 2004 was the 5th WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place after a gap of 8 years. This was the first time that the ceremony started taking place during the WrestleMania weekend. The ceremony was not aired but was later released on DVD on 1 June 2004.

A total of 10 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony. Pete Rose was inducted under the Celebrity category.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Big John StuddBig Show 
Bobby “The Brain” HeenanBlackjack Lanza
Don MuracoMick Foley
Tito SantanaShawn Michaels
Greg “The Hammer” ValentineJimmy Hart
Superstar Billy GrahamTriple H
Harley RaceRic Flair
Sgt. SlaughterPat Patterson
Jesse “The Body” VenturaTyrel Ventura
Junkyard DogErnie Ladd
Pete Rose (Celebrity) Kane

Hall Of Fame 1996

Date: 16 November 1996
Location: Marriott Marquis, New York City, New York

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WWE Hall of Fame 1996 was the 4th WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place on the same weekend as Survivor Series 1996 PPV. A total of 9 WWE Superstars were inducted that year.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Vincent J. McMahonShane McMahon
“Baron” Mikel SciclunaGorilla Monsoon
Pat PattersonBret Hart
“Captain” Lou AlbanoJoe Franklin
Killer KowalskiTriple H
Jimmy “Superfly” SnukaDon Muraco
Johnny RodzArnold Skaaland
The Valiant Brothers (Jimmy Valiant & Johnny Valiant)British Bulldog & Owen Hart

Hall Of Fame 1995

Date: 24 June 1995
Location: Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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WWE Hall of Fame 1995 was the 3rd WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. A total of 7 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony which took place on the same weekend as King of the Ring 1995 PPV. In 2015, Gene Okerlund and Renee Young hosted a special airing with added commentary.

INDUCTEE INDUCTED BY
Pedro MoralesSavio Vega
Antonino RoccaDiesel
The Grand WizardSgt. Slaughter
“Big Cat” Ernie LaddBobo Brazil
The Fabulous MoolahAlundra Blayze
George “The Animal” SteeleDoink the Clown
Ivan PutskiScott Putski

Hall Of Fame 1994

Date: 9 June 1994
Location: Omni Inner Harbor International Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland

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WWE Hall of Fame 1994 was the 2nd WWE Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. The ceremony took place on the same weekend with King of the Ring 1994 PPV. A total of 7 WWE Superstars were inducted in the ceremony which was only partially recorded. In 2015, Gene Okerlund and Renee Young hosted a special airing with added commentary.

INDUCTEEINDUCTED BY
James DudleyVince McMahon
Arnold SkaalandBob Backlund
Gorilla MonsoonJim Ross
Buddy RogersBret Hart
“Classy” Freddie BlassieRegis Philbin
Bobo BrazilErnie Ladd
Chief Jay StrongbowTatanka

Hall Of Fame 1993

Date: 22 March 1993

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WWE Hall of Fame 1993 was the start of WWE Hall of Fame. WWE aired a video package on WWE RAW episode of 22 March 1993 for the induction of Andre The Giant, who passed away just two months before that.

INDUCTEEINDUCTED BY
André the GiantNA