List of WWE alumni (S–Z)

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WWE is a sports entertainment company based in Stamford, Connecticut.[1] Former employees (family name letters S–Z) in WWE consist of professional wrestlers, managers, play-by-play and color commentators, announcers, interviewers, referees, trainers, script writers, executives, and board of directors.

WWE talents' contracts range from developmental contracts to multi-year deals.[2] They primarily appeared on WWE television programming, pay-per-views, and live events, and talent with developmental contracts appeared at WWE NXT (formerly Florida Championship Wrestling), or they appeared at WWE's former training facilities: Deep South Wrestling, Heartland Wrestling Association, International Wrestling Association, Memphis Championship Wrestling, or Ohio Valley Wrestling. When talent is released of their contract, it could be for a budget cut, the individual asking for their release, for personal reasons, time off from an injury, or retirement. In some cases, talent has died while they were contracted, such as Owen Hart, Eddie Guerrero, and Chris Benoit.

Those who made appearances without a contract and those who were released but are currently employed are not included.

Alumni (S–Z)[edit]

David Smith, better known as "The British Bulldog" Davey Boy Smith, making his entrance at a live event
WWE Hall of Famer Patricia Stratigias, better known as Trish Stratus, posing with American soldiers in Afghanistan
WWE Hall of Famer Hossein Vaziri, better known as The Iron Sheik, on WWE Raw in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
WWE Hall of Famer Tamara Sytch also known as Sunny at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 2, 2010
Leon White, better known as Vader, gesturing at the crowd
Lisa Marie Varon better known as Victoria, during a WWE house show in 2006
Sean Waltman better known as X-Pac, in 2007
Birth name Ring name(s) Tenure Ref
Gary Sabaugh The Italian Stallion 1994–1995
Jerome Saganovich Jerry Sags 1990–1993
Masanori Saito Masa Saito 1981–1984
Kazma Sakamoto Sakamoto 2011-2013 [3]
Ryan Sakoda Sakoda 2003–2004
Bruno Sammartino Bruno Sammartino 1959–1988
David Sammartino David Sammartino
Bruno Sammartino Jr.
1984–1985
Allen Sarven Al Snow
Avatar
Leif Cassidy
Shinobi
Steve Moore
Five Star Ninja
1993
1995-1997
1998-2008
[4]
Akio Sato Sato
Shinja
1990–1991
1994–1995
Shigeki Sato Dick Togo 1998 [5]
Perry Satullo Perry Saturn 2000-2002 [6]
Hugo Savinovich Hugo Savinovich 1997–2011
Luke Scarpa Chief Jay Strongbow 1970–1977
1979–1984
1993–1994
Sherri Russell "Sensational" Sherri Martel 1987–1993
David Schultz "Dr. D" David Schultz 1984–1985 [7]
Mikel Scicluna "Baron" Mikel Scicluna 1965–1970
1972
1975–1983
José Saldaña Essa Rios
Mr. Agulia, Aguila
Papi Chulo
1997–2001
Kurt Sellers James Curtis
KC James
2006-2008 [8][9]
Peter Senerchia Tazz 1996
1999-2009
Daniel Severn Dan "The Beast" Severn 1998–1999
Michael Shane Jake Gymini 2005-2007 [10][11]
[12]
Todd Shane Jesse Gymini 2005-2007 [10][12]
[11]
Michael Sharpe "Iron" Mike Sharpe 1983–1995
Michael Shaw Bastion Booger
Friar Ferguson
1993–1994
Kensuke Shinzaki Hakushi 1994–1996
Lawrence Shreve Abdullah the Butcher 1972
1985
[13][14]
Walter Sieber Waldo Von Erich 1964–1966
1969–1975
William Sierra Bill Alfonso 1996
Paulo César da Silva Giant Silva 1998–1999 [15][16]
William Daley Billy Silverman 1997
Brandon Silvestry Kaval
Low-Ki
2008-2010 [17]
Ronald Simmons Faarooq
Faarooq Asaad
Ron Simmons
1996-2004
2006-2009
[18]
Rhonda Sing Bertha Faye 1995–1996 [19][20]
Arnold Skaaland Arnold Skaaland 1963–1994
Charles Skaggs 2 Cold Scorpio
Flash Funk
1996-1999
2006-2007
[21]
Steven Slocum Jackson Andrews 2009–2011
Aurelian Smith, Jr. Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1986-1992
1996-1997
David Smith The British Bulldog
Davey Boy Smith
1984–1988
1990–1992
1994–1997
1999–2000
Harry Smith DH Smith
David Hart Smith
2006–2011 [22]
Michael Smith Sam Houston 1987–1989
1991
Robin Smith Rockin' Robin 1987–1990
Timothy Smith Timothy Well
Rex King
1987–1988
1993–1995
Bill Smithson Moondog Spike 1981
Tracy Smothers Freddie Joe Floyd
Tracy Smothers
1996–1997
1999–2000
William Snip Billy Red Lyons 1984–1992
Eugene Snitsky Gene Snitsky
Snitsky
2004-2008 [23][24]
Merced Solis Tito Santana
El Matador
1979–1980
1983–1993
1997–1998
Monty Sopp Billy Gunn
Billy G
Billy
Mr. Ass
Rockabilly
1993-2004
2012-2015
[25]
Charles Spencer Tony Mamaluke 2005
2006-2007
[10][11]
[26]
Daniel Spivey Danny Spivey
Waylon Mercy
1985–1988
1995
Rycklon Stephens Ezekiel
Ezekiel Jackson
2008–2014
Herman Stevens, Jr. Clarence Mason 1996–1997
Kia Stevens Kharma 2010-2012 [27]
Carl Stevens Ray Stevens 1967
1972–1973
1982
Peter Stilsbury Outback Jack 1986–1988
George Stipich Stan Stasiak 1971–1979
Sean Stipich Meat
Planet Stasiak
Shawn Stasiak
1999
2001-2002
[28]
Patricia Stratigias Trish Stratus 2000-2006
2011
[29]
John Sullivan Johnny Valiant
Johnny V
Luscious Johnny
John L. Sullivan
1969-1970
1974-1975
1979
1985-1987
[30][31]
[32]
Kevin Sullivan Kevin Sullivan 1975–1976
Sharmell Sullivan Sharmell
Sharmell Sullivan
Queen Sharmell
2001
2005-2007
[33][34]
[35]
John Sutton Oliver Humperdink 1987–1988
Hiroko Suzuki Hiroko 2004-2005 [36]
Kenzo Suzuki Kenzo Suzuki 2004-2005 [36][37]
Tamara Sytch Sunny
Tamara Murphy
1995–1998
Robert Szatkowski Rob Van Dam 2001–2007
2013–2014
Debbie Szestecki Debbie Combs 1986–1987
Terry Szopinski The Warlord 1988–1992
Yoshihiro Tajiri Yoshihiro Tajiri
Tajiri
Tajiri Claus
1997
2001-2005
2006
[38]
Patrick Tanaka Tanaka 1990–1992
1993–1994
Papaliitele Taogaga Siva Afi
High Chief Afi
1985–1988
Noriyo Tateno Noriyo Tateno 1988
David Taylor Dave Taylor 2006-2008 [39][40]
Genichro Shimada Tenryu 1991
1993–1994
John Tenta, Jr. Canadian Earthquake
Earthquake
Golga
1989–1993
1994
1998–1999
2001
[15][16]
Phillip Theis Damien Demento 1992–1993
Sylvester Terkay Sylvester Terkay 2006–2007
Taryn Terrell Tiffany 2007-2010 [41]
John Toland James Dick 2003-2006 [42]
Chris Tolos Chris Tolos 1963–1964
John Tolos John Tolos
The Coach
1963–1964
1973–1974
1990–1991
Tomko, TravisTravis Tomko Tyson Tomko 2002-2006
2008-2009
Roderick Toombs "Rowdy" Roddy Piper 1984–1996
2003
2005–2014
Dionicio Torres Psicosis 2005-2006 [43]
Eve Torres Eve Torres
Eve
2007-2013
Camille Tourville Tarzan Tyler 1965–1966
1971–1972
Eric Tovey Lord Littlebrook 1960's-1970's
1986–1987
Raymond Traylor, Jr. Big Boss Man
The Bossman
1988–1993
1998–2003
Shian-Li Tsang Mrs. Yamaguchi-San 1998 [5]
Gabriel Tuft Tyler Reks 2008–2012 [44]
John Tunney, Jr. Jack Tunney 1984–1995
Joseph Utsler Shaggy 2 Dope 1998 [45]
Gertrude Vachon Luna Vachon 1993–1994
1997–2000
[46]
Sione Vailahi The Barbarian
Sione
1988-1992
1994–1995
Lisa Marie Varon Victoria 2000-2009 [47]
Hossein Vaziri Col. Mustafa
Iron Sheik
Great Hussien the Arab
1979–1980
1983–1987
1988
1991–1992
1996–1998
Thea Vidale Mama Benjamin 2006 [48]
Richard Vigneault "The Model" Rick Martel 1980–1982
1986–1995
Kevin Wacholz Nailz 1992
Sean Waltman 1-2-3 Kid
X-Pac
1993-1996
1998-2002
James Ware Koko B. Ware 1986–1994
Charles Warrington Beaver Cleavage
Chaz
Headbanger Mosh
Chaz Ware
1993
1995–2001
2016
Dennis Waters Johnny Powers 1964
Katarina Waters Katie Lea Burchill
Katie Lea
2008–2010 [49]
William Watts, Jr. Bill Watts 1964–1965
1995
Erik Watts Troy 1995—1996 [50][51]
Alicia Webb Ryan Shamrock 1998–1999
Amy Weber Amy Weber 2004-2005 [52]
George Wells George Wells 1985–1986
Pezavan Whatley Pez Whatley 1990–1991
John Watson Mikey Whipwreck 1996
Lawrence Whistler Larry Zbyszko 1974–1980
Anthony White Saba Simba
Tony Atlas
1980-1982
1983-1987
1990-1991
2008-2010
[53]
Bill White Wild Bill White 1971–1975
Edward White Moondog King 1981
Leon White Vader 1996–1998
2005
Timothy White Tim White 1980s-2009 [54]
Brian Wickens Bushwhacker Luke 1988–1996
Charles Wicks Chad Dick 2004-2006 [42]
Matthew Wiese Luther Reigns 2004-2005 [55]
Del Wilkes The Patriot 1997
Steven Williams "Dr. Death" Steve Williams 1998–1999
2003
2006
Steven Williams The Ringmaster
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin
1996-2003
Torrie Wilson Torrie Wilson 2001-2008
2009
[56][57]
Barry Windham Barry Windham
Blackjack Windham
The Stalker
The Widowmaker
1984-1985
1989-1990
1996-1998
2008
[58]
Robert Windham Big Machine
Blackjack Mulligan
1971
1975
1982
1984–1987
Jonathan Wisniski Greg "The Hammer" Valentine 1975
1979
1981–1982
1984–1992
1993–1994
John Wisniski Johnny Valentine 1959–1962
1965–1966
Kelly Wolfe Wolfie D 1995
1996–1997
[51][59]
Les Wolff "Beautiful" Buddy Wolfe 1972–1973
Bruce Woyan "Bulldog" Buzz Sawyer 1984
Charles Wright The Godfather
The Goodfather
Kama
Kama Mustafa
Papa Shango
1991-1993
1995-1996
1997-2001
2002
[60]
Chris Wright C.W. Anderson
Christopher W. Anderson
2004–2007 [10][11][61]
Juanita Wright Sapphire 1989–1990
Martin Wright The Boogeyman 2004-2009
2015
[62][63]
Lena Yada Lena Yada 2005-2008 [64][65]
Naofumi Yamamoto[66] Yoshi Tatsu 2009–2014 [67]
Itsuki Yamazaki Itsuki Yamazaki 1987–1988
Brian Yandrisovitz Brian Knobbs 1990–1993
Takao Yoshida Taka Michinoku 1997–2002 [68][69]
Johnnie Young Mae Young 1999–2013
Richard Young Ricky Ortiz 2007-2009 [70]
James Yun Akio
Jimmy Wang Yang
Yang
2003-2005
2006-2010
[49]
Thomas Zenk Tom Zenk 1986-1987 [71]
Company name to Year
Capitol Wrestling Corporation 1952–1963
World Wide Wrestling Federation 1963–1979
World Wrestling Federation 1979–2002
World Wrestling Entertainment 2002–2011
WWE 2011–present
Notes
^ Indicates they are deceased.
^ Indicates they died while they were employed with WWE.

See also[edit]

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