List of World Wrestling Entertainment employees


List of World Wrestling Entertainment employees

This is a list of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) employees, organized by role within the promotion and assigned brands, including its developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). The alias of the employee is written to the left, while the employee's real name is written in parentheses to the right; an employee without a name in parentheses refers that an alias is not in use. Although employees are generally assigned to a specific brand, all employees are subject to appear on any brand.

All WWE on-screen talent appear as independent contractors. [citeweb|url=http://corporate.wwe.com/company/events.jsp|accessdate=2008-07-21|title=WWE events|publisher=WWE]

Main rosters


=Raw brand=

Male wrestlers

*Batista (David Bautista, Jr.)
*D-Lo Brown (Accie Connor)
*Paul Burchill (Paul Birchall)
*Lance Cade (Lance McNaught)
*CM Punk (Phil Brooks)
*Deuce (James Reiher, Jr.)
*Ted DiBiase (Ted DiBiase, Jr.)
*Shad Gaspard
*Charlie Haas
*Chris Jericho (Christopher Irvine)
*JTG (Jayson Paul)
*Kane (Glen Jacobs)
*Kofi Kingston (Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah)
*John "Bradshaw" Layfield
*Paul London
*Manu (Afa Anoa'i, Jr.)
*Santino Marella (Anthony Carelli)
*Shawn Michaels (Michael Hickenbottom)
*Rey Mysterio (Oscar Gutierrez)
*Jamie Noble (James Gibson)
*William Regal (Darren Matthews)
*Cody Rhodes (Cody Runnels)
*Snitsky (Eugene Snisky)

Female wrestlers

*Katie Lea Burchill (Katarina Waters) - "(Kayfabe) sister of Paul Burchill"
*Jillian Hall (Jillian Fletcher)
*Mickie James
*Kelly Kelly (Barbara Blank)
*Layla (Layla El) - "Also the valet of William Regal"
*Candice Michelle (Candice Michelle Beckman-Ehrlich)
*Beth Phoenix (Elizabeth Carolan)

Referees

*Mike Chioda - "Senior official"
*John Cone
*Chad Patton

Other on-air talent

*Mike Adamle - "General Manager"
*Michael Cole (Michael Coulthard) - "Play-by-play commentator"
*Lilian Garcia - "Ring announcer"
*Jerry "The King" Lawler - "Color commentator and occasional wrestler"
*Randy Orton - "Appearing in a non-wrestling role due to re-injured clavicle" [cite web|url=http://www.wwe.com/shows/onenightstand/exclusives/ortoncollarinjury|title=Orton suffers broken collarbone|publisher=World Wrestling Entertainment|accessdate=2008-06-07] [cite web|url=http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/7841078|title=Randy Orton involved in motorcycle accident|publisher=World Wrestling Entertainment|accessdate=2008-08-11]

Inactive talent

*John Cena - "Recovering from a herniated disk surgery, promos airing for his return"
*Jack Doan - "Recovering from a rotator cuff injury" [cite web|url=http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/itsareflife|title=It's official: Life in the ring is "ref"|date=2008-09-24|accessdate=2008-10-02]
*Marty Elias (Marty Rubalcaba) - "Recovering from a ruptured hernia" [cite web|url=http://fans.wwe.com/martyelias/blog/2008/09/29/surgery/|title=Marty Elias' blog|date=2008-09-29|accessdate=2008-09-30]
*Hardcore Holly (Robert Howard) - "Currently in rehab due to pain killer addiction." [cite web|url=http://www.wrestling-edge.com/wwenews.php?subaction=showfull&id=1221479293&archive=&start_from=&ucat=1&|title=Bob Holly Rehab|date=2008-09-15|accessdate=2008-09-15]
*Melina (Melina Perez) - "Recovering from an ankle injury"cite web|url=http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/archive/06232008/|title=A Draft disaster|last=Sitterson|first=Aubrey|date=2008-06-23|publisher=World Wrestling Entertainment|language=English|accessdate=2008-09-27]
*Chuck Palumbo - "Yet to debut since being moved from the SmackDown brand to the Raw brand"
*Val Venis (Sean Morley)- "Recovering from elbow surgery"
*Dolph Ziggler (Nick Nemeth) - "Suspended for 30 days for wellness policy violation, eligible to return November 9th"cite web|url=http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/dolphzigglersuspended|title=Ziggler Suspended|last=Inc|first=WWE|date=2008-10-10|publisher=World Wrestling Entertainment|language=English|accessdate=2008-10-10]

Tag teams and stables

*Ted DiBiase, Cody Rhodes and Manu
*CM Punk and Kofi Kingston
*Cryme Tyme (JTG and Shad)
*Glamarella (Santino Marella and Beth Phoenix)


=SmackDown brand=

Male wrestlers

*Shelton Benjamin
*Big Show (Paul Wight, Jr.)
*Ryan Braddock (Brad Bradley)
*Carlito (Carly Colón, Jr.)
*Primo Colon (Eddie Colón)
*Kenny Dykstra (Kenneth Doane)
*Festus (Andrew Hankinson)
*Funaki (Shoichi Funaki)
*Scotty Goldman (Scott Colton)
*The Great Khali (Dalip Singh)
*Jeff Hardy
*Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers)
*Jesse (Terrence Gordy, Jr.)
*The Brian Kendrick
*Vladimir Kozlov (Oleg Prudius)
*Montel Vontavious Porter (Alvin Burke, Jr.)
*R-Truth (Ron Killings)
*Zack Ryder (Matthew Cardona)
*Super Crazy (Francisco Pantoja Islas)
*Triple H (Paul Levesque)
*The Undertaker (Mark Calaway)
*Jimmy Wang Yang (James Yun)

Female wrestlers

*Brie Bella (Brianna Garcia)
*Maria (Maria Kanellis)
*Maryse (Maryse Ouellet)
*Michelle McCool
*Natalya (Natalie Neidhart)
*Victoria (Lisa Marie Varon)

Referees

*Scott Armstrong (Joseph James, Jr.)
*Mickie Henson - "Senior official"
*Jim Korderas
*Charles Robinson

Other on-air talent

*Vickie Guerrero - "General Manager and kayfabe wife of Edge"
*Ezekiel Jackson (Rycklon Stephens) - "Adviser of The Brian Kendrick"
*Justin Roberts - "Ring announcer"
*Jim Ross (James Ross) - "Play-by-play commentator"
*Ranjin Singh (Dave Kapoor) - "Manager of The Great Khali; also Raw brand writer"
*Tazz (Peter Senerchia) - "Color commentator"
*Eve Torres - "Backstage interviewer"

Inactive talent

*Nicole Bella (Nicole Garcia) - "Brie Bella's twin sister; has not been officially introduced."
*Edge (Adam Copeland) - "Kayfabe sent to Hell by the Undertaker; in reality, he's taking time off"
*Hurricane Helms (Gregory Helms) [http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/preview/] - "Recovering from a major neck injury;cite web|title=Gregory Helms Injury|url= http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/helmsnecksurgery] announced he will return on October 10, 2008."
*Mr. Kennedy (Kenneth Anderson) - "Recovering from a dislocated shoulder" [ [http://www.jrsbarbq.com/2008/08/06/flair-new-announcers-atlanta-alums-lesnar-adamle-successful-in-initial-outing-as-raw-gm/#more-459 J.R.’s Blog » Flair.. New Announcers.. Atlanta Alums.. Lesnar.. Adamle Successful in initial outing as Raw G.M ] ]
*Kizarny (Nick Cvjetkovich) - "Vignettes airing to hype on-screen debut"
*Umaga (Edward Fatu) - "Currently Appearing on FCW" [Umaga's return -http://www.wrestlezone.com/article.php?articleid=225632697 /umagainjured/umagainjured]

Tag teams and stables

*Carlito and Primo Colon
*Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder
*Jesse and Festus


=ECW brand=

Male wrestlers

*Evan Bourne (Matthew Korklan)
*Tommy Dreamer (Thomas Laughlin)
*Armando Estrada (Hazem Ali)
*Finlay (David Finlay, Jr.) - "Also SmackDown senior producer"
*Chavo Guerrero (Salvador Guerrero, IV)
*Matt Hardy
*Mark Henry
*Hornswoggle (Dylan Postl)
*Mike Knox (Michael Hettinga)
*The Miz (Michael Mizanin)
*John Morrison (John Hennigan)
*Bam Neely (Justin LaRouche) - "Also enforcer of Chavo Guerrero"
*Ricky Ortiz (Richard Young)
*Gavin Spears (Ronnie Arniell)
*Jack Swagger (Jake Hager)

Referees

*Aaron Davis
*Kevin Keenan
*Mike Posey - "Senior official"

Other on-air talent

*Tony Atlas (Anthony White) - "Manager of Mark Henry"
*Tony Chimel - "Ring announcer"
*Todd Grisham - "Play-by-play commentator and occasional Raw interviewer"
*Theodore Long - "General Manager"
*Matt Striker (Matthew Kaye) - "Color commentator"
*Tiffany (Taryn Terrell) - "Personal assistant of Theodore Long"
*Lena Yada - "Backstage interviewer"

Inactive talent

*The Boogeyman (Martin Wright) - "Promos airing for return"
*Elijah Burke - "Inactive due to lack of storyline"

Tag teams and stables

*Finlay and Hornswoggle
*John Morrison and The Miz

Notes

*ECW has talent exchange agreements with both Raw and SmackDown where members of ECW can regularly appear on either show. [ [http://www.wwe.com/shows/ecw/archive/10162007/articles/partnershipforming WWE: TV Shows > ECW > Archive > 10/16/2007 > Articles > Partnership forming? ] ]

Developmental roster

Florida Championship Wrestling

Male wrestlers

*Vic Adams
*Trent Baretta (Greg Marasciulo)
*Black Pain
*Johnny Curtis
*Mike DiBiase
*Eric Escobar (Eric Perez)
*Jack Gabriel (Steve Lewington)
*Joe Hennig
*Kafu (Victor Ceron)
*Mike Kruel (Mike Mayo, Jr.)
*Drew McIntyre (Drew Galloway)
*Taj Milano (Gabe Tuft)
*Kaleb O'Neill (Patrick Brink)
*Sheamus O'Shaunessy (Stephen Farrelly)
*Carson Oakley (Kevin Kiley)
*Johnny Prime (Jon Emminger)
*Ian Richardson
*Nelson Roy (Imani Lee)
*Lawrence Knight (Stu Bennett) [ [http://www.pwmania.com/newsarticle.php?page=225664727 FCW results October 9, 2008] ]
*Damien Santiago (Lupe Viscara)
*Byron Saxton (Bryan Kelly)
*Sebastian Slater (Heath Miller)
*DH Smith (Harry Smith)
*Tyson Tarver (Tyrone Evans)
*T.J. Wilson

Female wrestlers

*Alicia Fox (Victoria Crawford)
*Wesley Holiday (Beverly Mullins)
*Miss Angela (Angela Fong)
*Roucka (Milena Roucka)

Inactive talent

*Giant Titan (Mike Jarvi)
*Hade Vansen
*Andrew Vein (Andrew Vain)

Tag teams and stables

*The Empire (Drew McIntyre and Stu Sanders)

Unassigned Talent

*Dos Caras, Jr. - "Signed contract; yet to debut" [http://www.ewrestlingnews.com/stories/WWE_Signs_A_Top_Mexican_Star_-_Details_Inside.shtml]
*Jon Cutler (Jon Skrypnyk) - "Yet to debut" [http://www.lordsofpain.net/news/2008_/1221595177.php]
*Gavin Garrison - "Yet to debut" [http://rajah.com/base/node/13760]
*Taylor Rotunda - "Yet to debut" [http://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2008/913/batista_344882.shtml]
*Phil Shatter - "Yet to debut" [ [http://www.411mania.com/wrestling/news/84791/Even-More-Various-News:-The-Wrestler-Lands-Distributor,-WWE-Televisa,-New-Developmental-Talent.htm] ]
*Kevin Thorn (Kevin Fertig)
*Naofumi Yamamoto - "Yet to debut" [http://www.lordsofpain.net/news/2008_/1221579404.php]

Corporate management

Executive officers

*George Barrios - "Chief Financial Officer"
*Jared Bartie - "New Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective Nov. 17th, 2008" [http://www.wwe.com/inside/industrynews/8280668]
*Kevin Dunn - "Executive Vice President of Television Production"
*Donna Goldsmith - "Executive Vice President of Consumer Products"
*Edward Kaufman - "Executive Vice President and General Counsel"
*John Laurinaitis - "Senior Vice President of Talent Relations"
*Michael Lake - "President of WWE Studios"
*Linda McMahon - "Chief Executive Officer"
*Shane McMahon - "Executive Vice President of Global Media"
*Stephanie McMahon-Levesque - "Executive Vice President of Talent Relations, Creative Writing, and Live Events" [ [http://www.cable360.net/video/27054.html The McMahon Plan :: Cable360] ]
*Vince McMahon - "Chairman (Owner) of the Board of Directors"
*Geof Rochester - "Executive Vice President of Marketing"
*John Saboor - "Senior Vice President of Special Events" [ [http://corporate.wwe.com/news/2008/2008_07_28a.jsp 2008_07_28a ] ]
*Michael Sileck - "Chief Operating Officer"

Creative writers

*Christopher DeJoseph - "SmackDown brand writer; makes occasional appearances as Big Dick Johnson" [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2057866/]
*Brian Gewirtz - "Raw brand head writer"
*Michael Hayes (Michael Seitz) - "SmackDown brand head writer"
*Ed Koskey - "ECW brand head writer"
*Pat Patterson (Pierre Clemont) - "Creative consultant"
*Michael Pavone - "Unassigned specific brand"
*Freddie Prinze, Jr. - "SmackDown brand writer"
*Dusty Rhodes (Virgil Runnels Jr.) - "FCW head writer"

Producers, road agents and trainers

*Arn Anderson (Martin Lunde) - "Raw brand senior producer"
*Brad Armstrong (Bradley James)
*Gerald Brisco
*Tony Garea (Anthony Garcia)
*Steve Keirn - "FCW director and trainer"
*Billy Kidman (Peter Gruner) - "FCW trainer"
*Blackjack Lanza (Jack Lanza)
*Steve Lombardi
*Dean Malenko (Dean Simon) - "ECW brand senior producer"
*Bruce Prichard
*Tom Prichard - "FCW head trainer"
*Mike Rotunda
*Sgt. Slaughter (Robert Remus)
*Norman Smiley - "FCW trainer"
*Ricky Steamboat (Richard Blood)
*Tim White
*Barry Windham
*Harvey Wippleman (Bruno Lauer)

Other personnel

*Stone Cold Steve Austin - "Public relations; makes occasional appearances"
*Carlos Cabrera - "Spanish commentator"
*"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan - "Makes occasional appearances"
*Howard Finkel - "Part-time announcer"
*John "Big" Gaburik
*Jim Johnston - "Music director"
*Jack Korpela - "Host of WWE Bottom Line, WWE specials, and PPV pre-shows"
*Josh Mathews (Josh Lomberger) - "Editor of WWE 24/7"
*Christopher Nowinski
*Gene Okerlund - "Part-time interviewer"
*Roddy Piper (Roderick Toombs) - "Makes occasional appearances"
*Dr. Ferdinand Rios - "Physician"
*Marcelo Rodriguez - "Spanish commentator"
*Hugo Savinovich - "Spanish commentator"
*Ron Simmons - "Makes occasional appearances"
*Joey Styles - "Director of digital media content for WWE"
*Mark Yeaton - "Timekeeper"
*Mae Young - "Makes occasional appearances"

ee also

*List of professional wrestlers
*List of World Wrestling Entertainment alumni

References

External links

* [http://www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/ Raw roster at WWE.com]
* [http://www.wwe.com/superstars/smackdown/ SmackDown roster at WWE.com]
* [http://www.wwe.com/shows/ecw/superstars/ ECW roster at WWE.com]
* [http://www.fcwwrestling.com/talent.html/ FCW roster at FCWwrestling.com]


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