WWE fans have witnessed many superstars reach the top of the company but then their careers were cut short. It is usually due to the superstar’s inability to work with others or their lack of humility after success.
To be included in the list of “10 wrestlers who have had the longest careers in WWE’s history”, a superstar must meet a checklist of criteria. This is heavily determined by factors such as in-ring abilities, behavior and attitude towards coworkers, loyalty to the company and, most importantly, their relationship with Vince McMahon. The following is a list with 10 wrestlers who have had the longest career in WWE history. The Undertaker makes his one-on-one debut on WWE YouTube
Natalya, the daughter of Jim The Anvil Neidhart is the first woman to be a third-generation WWE superstar. Natalya is a member of the Hart Dynasty and has been with WWE since 2007. She has won two Women’s Championships and a Women’s Tag Team title with Tamina. Natalya has also been signed by the company for the longest time.
9. The Miz
Since 2004, the host of “MIZ TV” and husband of Maryse Outlette has been part of this company. He made his on-screen debut in 2006 The’must-see superstar’, a three-time world champion as well as the 14th Grand Slam winner, has been a part of the company since 2004, making his onscreen debut in 2006. The Miz has a reputation for having excellent mic skills, and a decent ability in the ring. He played the heel role for the majority of his career, and hosted WrestleMania39 with Snoop Dogg.
8. Dolph Ziggler
Many consider The Showoff Dolph Ziiggler to be one of the underrated stars in history. In 2005, he made his first TV appearance as Chavo Guerrero’s caddie. He soon became a member of The Spirit Squad. He also has 3 world titles with the company. Ziggler isn’t making many public appearances at the moment, but WWE may have something special in store for him.
Ron Killings, aka R-Truth, joined WWF in 1998. He stayed with the company until 2002. After spending six years in TNA he returned to WWE and has been with them ever since. He has mainly played comic roles throughout his career, except for his brief stint as a heel back in 2011. Truth is that he’s a two-time US champion. Rarely have negative remarks been made about the superstar.
6. Brock Lesnar
The Beast Brock Lesnar made his WWE debut in 2002, at a young age of 25, when he was 25 years old. Brock Lesnar was a dominant force for only two years, before he left the company to pursue a football career. In 2012, he returned to Raw After Mania and hasn’t looked back since. Since then, he has won the World Title multiple times. His biggest achievement was ending The Undertaker’s Streak.
5. Randy Orton
The Viper has been one the most consistent performers of WWE’s history. Orton was signed by the WWF in 2000, and sent to the company’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling. At 24 years old, the Viper was the youngest World Champion. He holds the third most titles within the company.
4. John Cena
John Cenac has been the face of WWE for a long time. It is hard to forget his 2002 debut against Kurt Angle. He still wrestles occasionally, even after he joined Hollywood. Cena is on the list of the ’10 wrestlers with the longest careers in WWE history.
The ‘Rated R superstar’ is associated with the company and has made his TV debut in 1998. He joined the Brood with Gangrel, Christian and Christian. As a tag-team partner with Christian, he would achieve success. He began his singles career in 2001 and has won 31 WWE championships to date. Edge continues to be a strong competitor and will continue for many more years.
2. Rey Mysterio
Luchador Mysterio was an inspiration to many during his career. He didn’t let his physical limitations hinder his career. He became a fan favourite after joining WCW in 1996. He debuted with WWE in 2002 after the acquisition. He has won many championships including the World Title. Even though he beat his son Dominik in a match, the luchador still receives the same love from the crowd.
1. The Undertaker
Vince McMahon is likely to be one of the closest wrestlers for this phenom. He debuted at the Survivor Series in 1990 and remained active for the next 30 years, until 2020. He is one of the most well-respected stars ever in the WWE. It is difficult to find anyone who has ever said anything bad about the superstar.
That’s all. A superstar has the honor of being on the list of “10 wrestlers who have had the longest careers in WWE history”. To remain with a company for such a long time, it takes tenacity, fitness, agility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.