American professional wrestling and entertainment company

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., doing business as WWE, is a big company that produces professional wrestling shows. It is now the most popular company in the wrestling business. Vince J. McMahon started the company in 1963. His son, Vince K. McMahon is currently the chairman and CEO of the company and runs the company along with his daughter Stephanie McMahon and her husband Paul Levesque, better known as Triple H.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
World Wide Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Federation
World Wrestling Entertainment
TypePublic (NYSEWWE)
IndustryProfessional wrestling
FounderVince J. McMahon
Toots Mondt
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, USA
Key people
Vince McMahon
(Chairman, CEO)
Stephanie McMahon
(Executive Vice President, Creative)
Paul "Triple H" Levesque
(Executive Vice President, Talent and Live Events)
RevenueIncrease$99.00 Million USD (2013)[1]
Increase$138.00 Million (2013)[1]
Increase$99.00 Million (2013)[1]
Total assetsIncrease$3.372 Billion (2013)[1]
Total equityIncrease$2.208 Billion (2013)[1]
Number of employees
585 (2011)[1][2]

The company used to be known as the World Wrestling Federation or the WWF. They changed their name to World Wrestling Entertainment after a lawsuit filed by the World Wide Fund for Nature,[3] formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund, which uses the "WWF" initials in the United States. In 2011, the company rebranded itself as WWE, although its legal name is still World Wrestling Entertainment.


Weekly showsEdit

Day Network
Monday USA Network
Friday FOX
205 Live
Friday WWE Network
NXT 2.0
Tuesday USA Network

Pay-per-view eventsEdit

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

At the top of WWE's championship hierarchy is the WWE Universal Championship on WWE Raw and the WWE Championship on WWE SmackDown. There are two championships available for female wrestlers: the Raw Women's Championship and the SmackDown Women's Championship. There are two tag team championships: the Raw Tag Team Championship and the SmackDown Tag Team Championship. There are three secondary titles in WWE, the WWE Intercontinental Championship and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on WWE Raw and the WWE United States Championship on WWE SmackDown.

WWE's developmental brand NXT features its own set of championships. There is the NXT Championship, the NXT Women's Championship and the NXT Tag Team Championship.


Championship Current champion(s) Reign Date won Days held Location Notes
World Heavyweight Championship Seth Rollins 1 May 27, 2023 9+ Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Defeated AJ Styles on May 27,2023 at the Night Of Champions PLE to become the WHC.
Raw Women's Championship Asuka 3 May 27, 2023 9+ Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Defeated Bianca Belair at Night Of Champions, before her reign Asuka was drafted to Smackdown along with Bianca Belair whom took the title with her and it remained the same after Asuka won the championship.
Raw Tag Team Championship Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens 1 April 1, 2023 65+ Inglewood, California Defeated The Usos at Wrestlemania 39 Night 1
WWE Intercontinental Championship Gunther 1 June, 10 , 2022 356+ Baton Rouge, LA Defeated Ricochet on the June 10th episode of Smackdown.
WWE Undisputed Universal Championship [Universal Championship & WWE Championship] Roman Reigns 2 April, 2, 2023 1009+ Arlington, TE Unified The WWE Championship and The WWE Universal Championship in the Main Event of Night 2 at Wrestlemania 38
SmackDown Women's Championship Rhea Ripley 1 April, 2, 2023 64+ Inglewood, CA Defeated Charlotte Flair at Night 2 Of Wrestlemania Night 2, Rhea Ripley was drafted to RAW whom also carried the championship with her.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens 1 April, 1, 2023 65+ Inglewood, CA Defeated The Usos At Night 1 Of Wrestlemania 39
United States Champion Austin Theory 2 November, 26 ,2022 191+ Boston, MA Defeated Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley at Survivor Series Wargames 2022.
NXT Championship Carmelo Hayes 1 April 1, 2022 65+ Los Angeles, CA Defeated Bron Breakker at NXT Stand and Deliver,
NXT North American Championship Wes Lee 1 October 22, 2022 226+ Orlando, FL Defeated Carmelo Hayes, Von Wagner, Oro Mensah & Nathan Frazer in a ladder match at NXT Halloween Havoc
NXT Women's Championship Tiffany Stratton 1 May, 28, 2023 8+ Lowell, MA Defeated Lyra Valkyria in the finals for the vacant NXT Womens Championship,
NXT Heritage Cup Noam Dar 2 August, 25, 2022 333+[non-tape-delay],


London, England Won 2-1, Reconigzed as 284 due to Tape Delay,
NXT Tag Team Championship Gallus 1 Febuary, 4, 2023 121+ Charlotte, NC Defeated The New Day, Chase University, & Pretty Deadly to win the championship.
NXT Women's Tag Team Championship Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn 1 April 1, 2023 65+ ,Los Angeles CA Defeated Kiana James and Fallon Henley at NXT Stand and Deliver, Fyre and Dawn were drafted to SD while still the champions.

Other accomplishmentsEdit

Accomplishment Latest winner(s) Date won Location Notes
Royal Rumble Cody Rhodes January 28, 2022 San Antonio, TE Last eliminated Gunther to win.
André the Giant Memorial Trophy Bobby Lashley March, 31, 2023 Los Angeles, CA Last Eliminated Bronson Reed to win.
Money In The Bank Austin Theory July, 2, 2022 Paradise, Nevada Theory defeated Drew McIntyre, Madcap Moss, Omos, Riddle, Sami Zayn, Seth "Freakin" Rollins, and Sheamus
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic

Retired championshipsEdit

Championship Last champion(s) Date of entry Date retired Notes
Women's Championship Layla December 31, 1983 September 19, 2010 Unified with the WWE Divas Championship at WWE Night of Champions 2010.
WWE Divas Championship Charlotte July 20, 2008 April 3, 2016 Retired at WWE WrestleMania 32.
World Tag Team Championship The Hart Dynasty June 3, 1971 August 16, 2010 Unified with the WWE Tag Team Championship at WWE WrestleMania XXV and was retired on WWE Raw.
WWE European Championship Rob Van Dam February 26, 1997 July 21, 2002 Unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship on WWE Raw.
WWF Light Heavyweight Championship X-Pac December 7, 1997 November 30, 2001 Unified with the WCW Cruiserweight Championship at WWE Survivor Series 2001.
WWE Hardcore Championship Rob Van Dam November 2, 1998 August 26, 2002 Unified with the WWE Intercontinental Championship on WWE Raw.

Related pagesEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "WWE Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results". WWE. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  2. "The New WWE Annual Report 2010". WWE. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  3. "WWF changes name to World Wrestling Entertainment after court case". JonsGuide. Archived from the original on August 21, 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.