A manager is paired with any superstar to enhance the character of the superstar as well as to make him/her look more appealing to the audience and many wwe managers have carried out this job in an outstanding manner by portraying themselves fluently and showcasing their skills every time to enhance the superstar’s credibility.
Today we have a look at those wwe managers who stood out even more than their respective clients and made them look more vicious each and every time they had the chance which ultimately made their clients more appealing and memorable
Here is the countdown to the Top 10 Greatest WWE managers of all time.
10. Ted DiBiase
Being a professional wrestler himself and winning over 30 titles in his wrestling career, Ted DiBiase was also a heel manager leading his faction The Million Dollar Corporation consisting of primarily IRS, Tatanka, King Kong Bundy, Sycho Sid, and many more.
His uncanny promos and way of talking attracted a lot of fans and were a highlight throughout his career.
9. Sensational Sherri
She was Sensational, Sister, Sensuous, Scary, and surely a certified Queen who was loved by the fans during her time as a manager. Sherri was introduced to pro wrestling at a young age, and she won multiple championships across different organizations before she began her managerial career and managed the likes of ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, Shawn Michaels, The ‘Nature Boy’ Ric Flair and many more during her run in WWF and WCW as well.
She was the best female heel manager to work with and is still remembered by many wrestling fans and admired since then.
8. Jim Cornette
Though not known much for his wrestling, Jim Cornette was best known as a manager throughout his career. Fans got to know him when he managed the tag team Heavenly bodies but his highlighting work was seen when he managed Camp Cornette consisting of Owen Hart, Yokozuna, and Vader, and during his managerial run of the Midnight Express.
His promos were well-written and he connected with the audience throughout his career.
7. Miss Elizabeth
Also known as the ‘First Lady of Wrestling’ Miss Elizabeth was a once-in-a-lifetime manager and managed ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage for a huge amount of time and was widely loved by the fans because of her looks and her bonding with Randy Savage.
She was a memorable personality but unfortunately passed away very soon in 2003.
6. Eric Bischoff
Widely acclaimed for his mastermind work during the Monday night wars managing WCW, Eric Bischoff was one of the best on-air heels in WWE and was mainly known for his work around the WWE Draft.
He arrived in WWE and whenever there was a conflict, Eric was definitely a part of it. He lived and earned by his gruesome personality and was the heart of every kind of controversy in the company.
5. Jimmy Hart
Jimmy Hart is best known for his work in the WCW and WWF, where he used the nickname “The Mouth of the South”. Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart are among the few elites that Jimmy managed during his tenure with WWE.
4. Bobby Heenan
Bobby Heenan proved that without a manager any wrestler is incomplete and at some stage of any superstar’s career, one needs a manager like Bobby Heenan.
Also referred to as Bobby ‘The Brain’ Heenan because of his ideas he invested in every storyline to make it look more interesting and his words instantly attracted the fans to their TV screens which made him one of the most influential managers of all time. Heenan was often more over among crowds in seats than were the wrestlers he would take to the ring, and that is something only he can do.
Heenan managed a whole list of Hall of Famers including Andre the Giant, Rick Rude, Harley Race, Ric Flair, Mr. Perfect, and many more.
3. Vince McMahon
Starting with the Montreal Screwjob, Mr. Mcmahon’s character is a character who was almost hated by everyone and was seen as an evil incarnate in the company, but in truth, it was the best thing to do during the Monday night wars and is highly acclaimed till date.
By feuding with the likes of Steve Austin, The Rock Mcmahon literally saved WWF from WCW and gave some unforgettable moments and made himself one of the best Managers of all time and an ultimate heel.
2. Paul Bearer
There is no introduction needed for the man who made The Undertaker, who is the most popular and most influential WWE superstar of all time and a huge part of Undertaker’s career was managed by Paul Bearer.
He was known for his creepy promos and way of talking which scared the fans and acted as a perfect manager and sidekick for his client, The Undertaker.
1. Paul Heyman
Having a remarkable career as a manager managing a whole brand of ECW, or the likes of The Beast Brock Lesnar to ‘ The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns, Paul Heyman is hands down the greatest WWE manager of all time.
He is known for his masterwork with the mic and his promos are enough for attracting the audience to their seats and is widely regarded as a top manager and an ultimate heel.