5 Youngest WWE Champion | Who is Youngest Champion in WWE History

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The Superstar who holds the championship title is considered the face of the brand. Champion tends to get more limelight than other regular wrestlers. Fans are also more interested to know about the lifestyle of champions. Also, there are some interesting facts related to championships in WWE, which are marked on the history of WWE. The wrestling universe is very much interested to know who is the oldest WWE champion, who is the youngest WWE champion, who is current WWE champion, or what is the longest and shortest reign in WWE championship history. 

Here we are going to discuss some WWE wrestlers who won titles at a very young age. WWF and WWE are considered the same in this list. From Raw and Smackdown, the main brand titles are also combined together in this list.

Youngest Champion in WWE History

Dead Man – The Undertaker


The best-ever creation of Vince McMahon is The Undertaker. Born on 24th March 1965 Undertaker made his debut at WWF in 1990 under the name of Mean Mark.

On 27th November 1991 at Survivor Series pay-per-view The Undertaker defeated Hulk Hogan with some assistance from Ric Flair to become the youngest WWF champion. Undertaker’s age was just 26 years, 8 months and 3 days when he became the champion. He broke the 28 years old record of Bruno Sammartino of being the youngest WWF/WWE champion whose age was 27 when he won the Championship.

Did you know – Undertaker had defeated both Brock Lesnar and Goldberg

Also Read – 3 WWE Wrestlers who Defeated both Goldberg and Brock Lesnar

The Rock


The most electrifying superstar in WWE, The Rock (Dwayne Jonson) was born on 2nd May 1972. He made his debut at WWF in 1996 under the name Rocky.

On 15th November 1998  at  Survivor Series pay-per-view The Rock  Defeated Mankind for the vacant WWF championship belt and became the youngest WWF/WWE champion. At that time his age was 26 years, 6 months and 13 days.



The sumo gimmick wrestler Yokozuna was born on 2nd October 1996. He made his debut at WWF in 1992 and used to wear mawashi as his ring attire.

On 4th April 1993 at Wrestlemania nine Yokozuna defeated Bret The Hitman Hart with the assistance of Mr. Fuji, who threw salt into Hart’s face which blindsided him. This is how Yokozuna became the third on the list to become the youngest champion. His age was 26 years, 6 months and 2 days when he first became  WWF champion.

The Beast – Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar

The most devastating force currently in WWE, Brock Lesnar was born on 12th July 1977. He made his debut at WWF in 2002. From then there are several records in his name.

On 25th August 2002 at SummerSlam Brock Lesnar defeated The Rock and became the youngest WWE champion breaking the record of Yokozuna. He also became the second-fastest to become WWE champion after his debut in 126 days, However, Ric Flair is still the first fastest in 113 days. Brock’s age was 25 years, 1 month and 13 days when he became WWE champion. 

Did you know – Paul Heyman only once revealed about Brock Lesnar’s diet.

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Randy Orton – The Youngest WWE champion

Randy Orton

The Legend killer Randy Orton was born on 1st April 1980. He made his debut at WWF in 2002  and became popular by joining the stable Evolution.

On 15 August 2004 at SummerSlam Randy Orton defeated Chris Benoit to become the youngest WWE World Heavyweight Champion and also the youngest main brand titleholder in WWF and WWE, breaking Brock Lesnar’s record. Randy Orton’s age was 24 years, 4 months and 14 days when he became the champion. 

Since then the record for youngest WWE champion is in the name of Randy Orton for the last 17 years.

Did you know – Randy Orton had done Hair Transplant

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Considering all WWE and its history brand Separately

Who is the Youngest WWE Champion ?

Brock Lesnar at the age of 25 years, 1 month and 13 days

Who is the Youngest WWE World Champion ?

Randy Orton at the age of  24 years, 4 months and 14 days.

Who is the youngest WWE Universal Champion ?

Kevin Owens at the age of 32 years, 3 months and 22 days.

Who is the Youngest WCW Champion ?

Big Show at the age of 23 years, 8 months and 21 days.

If we consider WCW, WWF and WWE the same, then Big Show would be the youngest champion.

Who is the Youngest Champion in AWA, NWA, WCW, WWF/WWE ?

Lou Thesz at the age of 21 years, 8 months and 5 days. Read more about History

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