The WWE’s women’s roster features some of the biggest and best names in the business. Here is the updated 2023 WWE Women roster with new additions and releases
The women’s roster of WWE in 2023 has seen quite a few changes. That is expected given that some wrestlers are removed from the roster and a few have been released.
Raw and SmackDown feature some of the biggest names from the roster. However, NXT has become a breeding ground for incredible talent from the male and female sides.
This sees a lot of NXT stars move on to the Raw and SmackDown rosters when the draft comes in or when WWE needs to make a big move.All names are taken from WWE.com.
WWE Raw Women’s Roster 2023
|Becky Lynch – NXT Women’s Champion
|Chelsea Green – WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion
|Piper Niven – WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion
|Rhea Ripley – WWE Women’s World Champion
Arguably the biggest name in the women’s side of the wrestling business, Becky Lynch has achieved almost everything there is to in WWE. She is a Women’s Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion.
Lynch is married to Seth Rollins and the pair are blessed with a baby girl. She first made her name on NXT but now is a staple on Raw. Lynch is also the NXT Women’s Champion.
Candice LeRae was one of the big names during her time on NXT. She is the wife of Johnny Gargano and played a part in the feud between Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa.
LeRae also formed the heel faction, The Way, before she left NXT as her contract expired. However, she returned to WWE in 2022 as part of the Raw roster.
Chelsea Green is one-half of the current WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion with Piper Niven.
She is mostly known for her time on Impact Wrestling and won several titles there. She joined WWE in 2018 but was released in 2021. However, she is back in the company after stints in Ring of Honor and Impact.
Indi Hartwell is an Australian WWE star and a former NXT Women’s Champion and a former NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion. She had a great storyline with Dexter Lumis and about dating him on NXT.
Katana Chance (AKa Kacy Catanzaro) was known for her time on American Ninja Warrior before she came to WWE. She is a one-time NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion with Kayden Carter and now performs on the Raw brand.
Kayden Carter is a former NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion alongside Katana Chance. The pair hold the record for the longest title reign in history but now perform on Raw.
Liv Morgan is one of the most popular stars in the WWE right now. She is a former SmackDown Women’s Champion and also held the WWE Women’s Tag Team title with Raquel Rodriguez.
Morgan was originally on NXT before joining the Riott Squad. Now she is a singles performer on Raw.
Maxxine Dupri is signed to WWE and isn’t a big performer in the ring. However, she is known as the valet and manager of Alpha Academy.
Dupri is also a former dancer for the Phoenix Suns and was a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams.
Natalya is a former Divas and SmackDown Women’s Champion. The Canadian also won the WWE Women’s Tag titles with Tamina.
She is married to former WWE star Tyson Kidd and is the daughter of Hall of Famer Jim Neidhart.
Nia Jax has had her ups and downs in WWE and was released by the company. However, she returned in 2023 and is now a regular member.
Jax is also related to The Rock and is a former Raw Women’s Champion and a WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion.
Nikki Cross is a former Raw Women’s Champion, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion and the last WWE 24/7 Champion.
She was part of Sanity during her time on NXT and then turned into Nikki ASH (A superhero parody) in June 2021.
Cross is married to former WWE star Killian Dain, who was part of Sanity.
Piper Niven made her name on the indie scene before joining WWE and performing under the name Doudrop. The Scot now performs on Raw and is the Women’s Tag Champion with Chelsea Green.
Raquel Rodriguez is a powerhouse in the women’s division of WWE. She is a former Women’s Tax Team Champion, NXT Women’s Champion and has held the tag titles with Liv Morgan and Aliyah.
A rising star in WWE who already is hitting new heights every single week, Rhea Ripley is currently the Women’s World Champion.
The Australian was brilliant during her time on NXT UK and won titles on NXT and NXT UK. She is a WWE Women’s Triple Crown And Women’s Grand Slam Champion. Currently, she is a member of Judgement Day and has an onscreen relationship with Dominik Mysterio.
However, Ripley is engaged to former WWE star Buddy Matthews.
The Baddest Woman on the Planet, Ronda Rousey, joined WWE after dominating rivals in the UFC. The American won almost every title there is in WWE and is one of the few to have achieved success in MMA and pro wrestling.
However, Rousey hasn’t always had the best of times in WWE. She is the only woman to have been a champion in the UFC and WWE, but seems to have retired from wrestling.
Shayna Baszler is another name that came from MMA to become a part of WWE. She dominated on NXT and is a former NXT Women’s Champion. Baszler is close friends with Rousey and is a former three-time Women’s tag champion as well.
Sonya Deville is also a female star who came from the MMA circuit and is now a wrestler. She formed a great team with former WWE star Mandy Rose but they split up. Deville is a former Tag team champion but became an authority figure in between.
She is currently on hiatus as she suffered an ACL injury.
Welsh star Tegan Nox started off her career at TNA with one appearance before starring in other promotions. She was on WWE NXT before being released in 2021. Not then became part of WWE again in 2022 and was on SmackDown before joining Raw as part of the 2023 Draft.
Valhalla (Sarah Logan) is another star that was released by WWE but then brought back. She started off on the indie scene before becoming part of the Riott Squad. Logan was released by WWE in 2020 but she came back in 2022 as Valhalla and managing the Viking Raiders.
Valhalla is also the wife of Viking Raiders star Erik and the couple have a son.
Xia Li has history on her side as she is the first Chinese female star to compete in WWE. She joined WWE in 2017 and then made a name for herself on NXT. She is now on Raw after a couple of years on SmackDown.
Zoey Stark is another WWE star who is a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion. She spent quite a few years away from WWE before making her name in NXT in 2021.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Roster 2023
|IYO SKY – WWE Women’s Champion
Alba Fyre was known as Kay Lee Ray during her time on the indie circuit. She had appeared on TNA as well before joining WWE in 2015. She was on NXT UK and then NXT before joining SmackDown.
Asuka is one of the greatest female talents ever in WWE. The Japanese star is on SmackDown presently but has won titles in several promotions.
Asuka is a Women’s Triple Crown and Grand Slam champion and is now starring on SmackDown.
B-Fab has been part of WWE for a while and was part of Hit Row when they were making their name on NXT.
She is now on SmackDown and even participated in the 2023 Women’s Royal Rumble but was eliminated easily.
Bayley is another big name in the women’s wrestling business. She is the first women’s Triple Crown Champion and Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.
She made her name on NXT before moving to the main brands. Bayley is now on SmackDown and is the leader of Damage CTRL.
Bianca Belair was called the EST of NXT and for good reason. The former NXT star is a three-time Women’s Champion and also a Royal Rumble winner.
Belair holds several records in WWE and is someone to keep an eye out for a long time.
The daughter of the legendary Ric Flair, Charlotte Flair is one of the greatest wrestling talents to have ever graced the ring. She was one of the breakout stars during her time on NXT and has several top honours for her talents.
Charlotte is a 14-time Women’s Champion and is also a Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion.
Dakota Kai is a New Zealand wrestling star who made her name on NXT and now is part of Damage CTRL. She is a former two-time Women’s tag team champion and also a two-time NXT Women’s Tag Team champion.
Isla Dawn is another talent who came through NXT UK and then had a feud with Alba Fyre before teaming up with her.
Dawn was then drafted to SmackDown with Fyre.
IYO SKY is a Japanese star on SmackDown and is the current Women’s Champion. She has held a lot of titles during her time with WWE and is a former Women’s Tag Champion and held both female titles on NXT.
SKY was known as Io Shirai before making it to the main roster and is now part of Damage CTRL.
Michim, formerly known as Mia Yim, is a member of The OC and is on SmackDown. She won several titles during her time in other promotions and was one of the rising stars on NXT.
She was a part of Retribution before being released in 2021, but she returned to WWE in 2022.
Scarlett or Scarlett Bordeaux is on the SmackDown brand with her husband, Karrion Kross.
Bordeaux isn’t a major wrestler in WWE but has performed in other promotions.
Shotzi or Shotzi Blackheart is another star that made her name on NXT before moving to the main roster.
The current SmackDown star is a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion but is yet to win a title on the main roster.
Tamina is the daughter of the legendary Jimmy Snuka. The SmackDown star is a former WWE 24/7 Champion and also is a one-time Women’s Tag Team Champion.
Zelina Vega is currently a part of the group Legado del Fantasma and the Latino World Order. She has held the Women’s Tag Title in WWE and is also a former TNA Tag Champion and an Impact Wrestling Tag Champion.
Vega is also married to former WWE star Aleister Black.
WWE NXT Women’s Roster 2023
One of NXT’s rising stars is Amari Miller. She started her career in the Indies before starring for WWE in a squash match in 2019. She then joined NXT in 2021.
Ava or Ava Raine is the daughter of the legendary The Rock. She is starring in NXT and joined WWE fairly recently. She is a fourth-generation wrestler, which is a first and joined the WWE Performance Center at a young age.
Blair Davenport was known as Bea Priestley before she came to WWE. She made her name in several other promotions like AEW and NJPW.
She is currently on NXT after signing with WWE in 2021.
Cora Jade is starring on NXT and is a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion. She is also the partner of NXT star Bron Breakker.
Dani Palmer is on the NXT brand and joined the company in 2022.
Elektra Lopez has been on NXT previously before joining the company full-time in 2021. She spent some time on Ring of Honor as well.
Fallon Henley is a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion and performed in other promotions before joining WWE in 2021. She held the tag title sixth Kiana James.
Gigi Dolin is one of the big names on NXT. She is a former member of Toxic Attraction and a former Two-time NXT Women’s Tag Champion. She was also married to Darby Allin but they split up a few months later.
Dolin is now in a relationship with Zachary Green, who was in WWE under name of Nash Carter.
Ivy Nile is a fitness competitor who is on the NXT brad. The American is also an MMA star and signed for WWE in 2020. She was seen on Raw but has become a regular on NXT.
Jacy Jayne is a former member of Toxic Attraction and is a former two-time NXT Women’s Tag Champion alongside Gigi Dolin.
Jakara Jackson joined WWE NXT in 2022 but hasn’t done much on the NXT brand.
Kelani Jordan debuted in May 2023 on NXT Level Up and has made a few other appearances on NXT.
Kiana James had featured on AEW Dark before joining WWE in 2022. She is a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion.
Lash Legend signed for WWE in 2020 and made her debut for NXT in 2021. She is a former college and professional basketball player, and represented the Seattle Storm for a few games.
Lola Vice is a former MMA star who was known as Valerie Loureda. She was in Bellator before joining WWE under name Lola Vice.
Lyra Valkyria is an Irish star in WWE and has wrestled under other names before joining WWE in 2020.
Nikkita Lyons was known as Faith the Lioness during her time on WOW. The musician is now on WWE NXT and signed for the company in 2021.
Roxanne Perez is a former NXT Women’s Champion and a former NXT Women’s Tag Champion. She was known for her time on ROH before joining WWE in 2022.
Sol Ruca is starring in the NXT brand and joined the company in 2022.
Stevie Turner is an English star under the NXT Brand. She was known as Bobbi Tyler before her time with WWE.
Tatum Paxley joined WWE in 2021 and was part of the Performance Center before making an appearance on NXT Level Up.
Thea Hail spent some time on AEW under the ring name of Nikita Knight before joining WWE in 2022.
Tiffany Stratton is a gymnast and a bodybuilder who is starring on NXT. She made her pro wrestling debut in 2021 and won the NXT Women’s title.
Valentina Feroz is a talented Brazilian star on the NXT brand. She is an MMA star as well and has a Jiu-Jitsu World Championship. She joined WWE in 2019 and is now on the Black and Gold brand.
Wendy Choo is on the NXT brand but is known for her time on the indie circuit and also for Ring of Honor.
She joined WWE in 2019 after making an appearance in the Mae Young Classic in 2018.
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WWE Raw Women’s Roster 2023:
- Notable names on the Raw roster include Becky Lynch, Candice LeRae, Chelsea Green, Indi Hartwell, Katana Chance, Kayden Carter, Liv Morgan, Maxxine Dupri, Natalya, Nia Jax, Nikki Cross, Piper Niven, Raquel Rodriguez, Rhea Ripley, Ronda Rousey, Shayna Baszler, Sonya Deville, Tegan Nox, Valhalla, Zia Li, and Zoey Stark.
Notable Raw Women's Roster Members:
- Becky Lynch: Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion, NXT Women’s Champion.
- Candice LeRae: Former NXT talent, part of the Raw roster.
- Chelsea Green: WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion with Piper Niven.
- Indi Hartwell: Former NXT Women’s Champion and Tag Team Champion.
- Katana Chance (Kacy Catanzaro): Known for American Ninja Warrior, Raw performer.
- Liv Morgan: Former SmackDown Women’s Champion.
- Maxxine Dupri: Valet and manager of Alpha Academy.
- Natalya: Former Divas and SmackDown Women’s Champion.
- Nia Jax: Returned to WWE in 2023, former Raw Women’s Champion.
- Nikki Cross: Former Raw Women’s Champion, part of the Riott Squad.
- Piper Niven (Doudrop): Women’s Tag Team Champion with Chelsea Green.
- Raquel Rodriguez: Former Women’s Tag Team Champion.
- Rhea Ripley: Women’s World Champion, NXT UK alum.
- Ronda Rousey: Former UFC champion, achieved success in WWE.
- Shayna Baszler: Former MMA fighter, dominated on NXT.
- Sonya Deville: Former Tag Team Champion, currently on hiatus.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Roster 2023:
- Notable names on the SmackDown roster include Alba Fyre, Asuka, B-Fab, Bayley, Bianca Belair, Charlotte Flair, Dakota Kai, Isla Dawn, IYO SKY, Michin, Scarlett, Shotzi, Tamina, and Zelina Vega.
Notable SmackDown Women's Roster Members:
- Alba Fyre (Kay Lee Ray): Former NXT UK talent.
- Asuka: Renowned Japanese star, Women’s Triple Crown and Grand Slam champion.
- B-Fab: Part of Hit Row, transferred to SmackDown.
- Bayley: First women’s Triple Crown and Grand Slam Champion.
- Bianca Belair: Former NXT star, three-time Women’s Champion.
- Charlotte Flair: 14-time Women’s Champion, Triple Crown, and Grand Slam Champion.
- Dakota Kai: Former two-time Women’s tag team champion.
- IYO SKY (Io Shirai): Current Women’s Champion.
- Michin (Mia Yim): Member of The OC.
- Scarlett (Scarlett Bordeaux): Part of SmackDown with Karrion Kross.
- Shotzi Blackheart: Former NXT Women’s Tag Champion.
- Tamina: Daughter of Jimmy Snuka, former 24/7 Champion and Women’s Tag Team Champion.
- Zelina Vega: Part of Legado del Fantasma, former Women’s Tag Champion.
WWE NXT Women’s Roster 2023:
- A comprehensive list of NXT women's roster members, including rising stars like Amari Miller, Ava, Blair Davenport, Cora Jade, Dani Palmer, Elektra Lopez, Fallon Henley, Gigi Dolin, Ivy Nile, Jacy Jayne, Jakara Jackson, Kelani Jordan, Kiana James, Lash Legend, Lola Vice, Lyra Valkyria, Nikkita Lyons, Roxanne Perez, Sol Ruca, Stevie Turner, Tatum Paxley, Thea Hail, Tiffany Stratton, Valentina Feroz, Wendy Choo.
Notable NXT Women's Roster Members:
- Amari Miller: Rising star, joined NXT in 2021.
- Ava (Ava Raine): Daughter of The Rock, fourth-generation wrestler.
- Blair Davenport (Bea Priestley): Signed with WWE in 2021.
- Cora Jade: Former NXT Women’s Tag Champion, partner of Bron Breakker.
- Gigi Dolin: Former Toxic Attraction member, two-time NXT Women’s Tag Champion.
- Lash Legend: Former college and professional basketball player, signed in 2020.
- Lyra Valkyria: Irish star, joined WWE in 2020.
- Nikkita Lyons: Signed with WWE in 2021, known as Faith the Lioness in WOW.
- Roxanne Perez: Former NXT Women’s Champion and Tag Champion, joined in 2022.
- Valentina Feroz: Brazilian star, joined WWE in 2019, Jiu-Jitsu World Champion.
- Wendy Choo: Known for indie circuit and Ring of Honor, joined WWE in 2019.
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