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1. The Great Khali

Singh Rana, best known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an American professional wrestler and actor.

He was professionally signed to WWE twenty one years after working as an officer for the Punjab Police. Additionally, he has featured in four Hollywood films, two Bollywood films and several television shows. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of this year class.

The Great Khali is originally from India.

2. Asuka

Kanako Urai, popularly known by her ring name Asuka, is a 39-year-old American professional wrestler of Japanese origin currently signed to WWE.

Six years ago, Urai was signed to WWE, making her the first Japanese female wrestler signed to the company in over 20 years. She won the NXT Women's Championship in 2016 with her reign of 510 days being the longest in that title's history, and was moved to the WWE main roster the following year. Three years ago, she became the first winner of the Women's Royal Rumble Match. She has also won Raw Women's Champion twice, a SmackDown Women's Champion, WWE Women's Tag Team Champion twice, and the last year's Women's Money in the Bank ladder match. Following her first Raw Women's Championship win, Asuka became the third Women's Triple Crown Champion and the second Women's Grand Slam Champion.

3. Kairi Sane

Kaori Housako, popularly known by her ring name Kairi Sane, is a 33-year-old professional wrestler of Japanese descent currently signed to WWE.

Four years ago, she was signed to WWE, where she adopted the ring name Kairi Sane. She won the inaugural Mae Young Classic tournament the same year, and was then assigned to the NXT brand. Two years ago, she made her first appearance on the main roster of WWE, where she made history by becoming the longest reigning WWE Women's Tag Team Champion.

4. The Iron Sheik

Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, popularly known by his ring name The Iron Sheik, is a former American professional wrestler and actor.

He is the only champion of Iranian descent in WWE history, having won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in 1983. His belligerent character peaked during the 1980s WWE wrestling boom and his rivalry with Hulk Hogan turned Hogan into one of the greatest television heroes of the decade. He later established a tag team with Nikolai Volkoff, which won the WWE Tag Team Championship at the first WrestleMania event. Sixteen years ago, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

5. King Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura is a 41-year-old American professional wrestler.

He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name King Nakamura, and is the present WWE Intercontinental Champion in his second reign.

Before making his main roster appearance, Nakamura competed in WWE's NXT brand, where he won NXT Champion twice. Three years ago, Nakamura won the 2018 Men's Royal Rumble match, and later won the WWE United States Championship twice. He won the Intercontinental Championship for the first time in 2019 at Extreme Rules, making him the second wrestler behind Chris Jericho to win both WWE and IWGP Intercontinental Championships. This year, Nakamura defeated King Corbin for his King of the Ring crown, dubbing himself King Nakamura.

King Nakamura is originally from Japan.

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