Mae Young - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Mae Young, with her Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions she worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles she won, her Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, her appearance changes through the years, and more.

Johnnie Mae Young was born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma on March 12, 1923.

She died on January 14, 2014 at the age of 90.

Mae Young was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008 as an individual and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2004 as part of the Lady Wrestler wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Female
  • Real Name Johnnie Mae Young
  • Ring Names
    • Mae Young ( August 20, 1939 - January 14, 2014)
    • Johnnie Mae Young ( April 14, 1966 - June 21, 1966)
  • Born March 12, 1923
  • Died January 14, 2014 (aged 90)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Sand Springs, Oklahoma
  • Billed From
    • Sand Springs, Oklahoma
  • Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
  • Weight
    • 181 lbs (82 kg)
  • Nicknames The Original Diva; The First Diva; The Matriarch of the Mat; The Queen; The Great

Career History

  • Roles

    • Ambassador ( July 29, 2002 - March 4, 2013)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( November 3, 2008 - November 15, 2010)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( March 16, 2003 - September 21, 2004)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( June 21, 1996 - June 10, 2000)
    • Wrestler ( August 20, 1939 - December 5, 1969)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWE July 29, 2002 March 4, 2013
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF September 9, 1999 December 24, 2001
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 13, 1959 December 2, 1960
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP January 4, 1954 January 4, 1954
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA November 29, 1949 November 12, 1951
  • Images History

    Sep 1999
    Sep 1999
    Aug 1939
    Aug 1939
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Face August 20, 1939 November 5, 2010

  • Finishers

    • Elbow Drop ( August 20, 1939 - November 5, 2010)
    • Bronco Buster ( July 29, 2002 - November 5, 2010)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Ooh Baby!" by Jim Johnston - with The Fabolous Moolah (then alone) - Team ( April 23, 1999 - March 4, 2013)
    • Theme Song "1965" by Steve Vaus - Single ( November 29, 1949 - December 2, 1960)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame

    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2008, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2004, Lady Wrestler
  • National Wrestling Alliance

    • 1 NWA United States Women's Championship
    • 1 NWA Women's World Tag Team Championship (with Ella Waldek)

    Championship Wrestling from Florida

    • 1 NWA Florida Women's Championship
  • Other Accomplishments

    • WWF Miss Royal Rumble (2000)
    • WWE Slammy Award Winner - Knucklehead Moment of the Year (2010 - for defeating LayCool at Raw Old School)

Teams & Relations

Mae Young Games Appearances (2)

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