All Elite Wrestling already has a big presence of former WWE superstars, But they are still signing new wrestlers, mostly from WWE. They are trying to sign names who are either currently or were recent with WWE. Below is the list of all AEW wrestlers who came from WWE, including some Members like commentators, talent team members, and more
1. Chris Jericho
First big manage by AEW. Christopher Keith Irvine, better known as Chris Jericho, Jericho is best known for appearances in WWE between 1999 and 2018. Noted for his over-the-top, rock star persona, Jericho has been named by journalists and industry colleagues as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. That’s why he is one of the highest-paid wrestlers of AEW.
2. Kenny Omega
Tyson Smith is a Canadian-born Japanese professional wrestler better known by the ring name Kenny Omega. He is an executive vice president of All Elite Wrestling, where he also serves as an in-ring talent.
3. Dean Ambrose
Moxley made his surprise debut following the main event in an extended attack that took him and AEW signature star Omega atop the Double or Nothing sett. Moxley hit Omega with Dirty Deeds atop a set of oversized poker chips and then dropped him onto the stage below with a version of John Cena’s Attitude Adjustment. AEW immediately announced on Twitter that Moxley had signed with the company. He is the highest-paid wrestler of AEW.
4. Brandi Rhodes
While working as a model after completing her master’s degree, Reed was invited to a WWE tryout in 2011. She signed a developmental contract with WWE in March 2011 and was assigned to Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). The following month, she debuted under the ring name Brandi. Now Rhodes is the Chief Brand Officer of professional wrestling promotion All Elite Wrestling, where she also serves as an in-ring talent.
He followed his father and older brother’s footsteps into the professional ranks and joined WWE in 2006, initially being assigned to the company’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). After becoming a Triple Crown Champion in OVW, he was promoted to WWE’s main roster in 2007 and remained there for 9 years, performing under his real name and later as Stardust. Rhodes left WWE after requesting his release in May 2016. Now he is an executive vice president of All Elite Wrestling, where he also serves as an in-ring talent.
6. The Young Bucks
Yes, this is real. The Young Bucks are best known for their work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Ring of Honor (ROH) But On February 22, 2008, Matt appeared as a jobber on WWE weekly television show SmackDown, losing to Chuck Palumbo. He appeared in a similar role on the October 17, 2008, episode of SmackDown, On the October 28 episode of ECW, the Young Bucks portrayed Triple H and Shawn Michaels in a segment, where they were laid out by John Morrison and The Miz. Now they two are executive vice presidents of All Elite Wrestling, where they also serve as an in-ring talent. Through a working relationship All Elite Wrestling and Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, the two are also the reigning AAA World Tag Team Championship holders. (check out young bucks net worth)
7. Shawn Spears
Ronnie William Arneill is a professional wrestler best known for his time working for WWE under the ring name Tye Dillinger.
Benjamin Satterley is an English professional wrestler currently working under the ring name Pac (also stylized as PAC) for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) in the United States and Dragon Gate in Japan, where he is the current Open the Dream Gate Champion in his first reign and a member of the villainous R.E.D. stable. He also currently works on the international independent circuit as a freelancer. He is perhaps best known for his six-year tenure in WWE, where he competed under the ring name Neville (previously Adrian Neville).
9. Trent Barreta
Marasciulo debuted on WWE’s main roster in 2009 as Trent Barreta and was one half of the Dude Busters with Caylen Croft. After teaming with Croft, he began wrestling as a lower-card singles competitor and was released from his WWE contract in 2013. After his release from WWE, Marasciulo started wrestling in wrestling promotions including Pro Wrestling Guerilla, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and Ring of Honor.
10. Billy Gunn
Gunn is signed to AEW as a producer. On July 23, Billy Gunn made his first WWE appearance in nearly eight years as he reunited with Road Dogg, X-Pac, Shawn Michaels, and Triple H to reform D-Generation X for one night only on the 1000th episode of Raw.
11. Dustin Rhodes
Dustin Patrick Runnels is an American professional wrestler, best known for his multiple tenures with WWE from 1995 to 2019 as the enigmatic, flamboyant, sexually ambiguous character Goldust. He is scheduled to appear at All Elite Wrestling’s “Double or Nothing” pay-per-view in May 2019 under the ring name Dustin Rhodes. The son of the late WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes and the half-brother of fellow wrestler Cody Rhodes, he is also known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).
12. Jim Ross
Ross has joined the AEW commentary team. He was a WWE member.
13. Matt Hardy
Matthew Moore Hardy is an American professional wrestler, who has recently left WWE for joining AEW. He is best known for his work in WWE, Impact Wrestling (TNA) and Ring of Honor (ROH). On The March 18th episode of Dynamite, Matt Hardy made his debut for All Elite Wrestling.
14. Brodie Lee (Luke Harper)
Luke Harper’s real name is Jonathan Huber, who is an American professional wrestler currently signed to AEW, where he performs under the ring name Brodie Lee. As you know he is best known for his work in WWE. On the March 18, 2020, episode of AEW Dynamite, he made his debut, revealing himself as “The Exalted One”