The Royal Rumble is absolutely one of the most important and significant of all of WWE's pay-per-views.
It is the first PPV of the year, setting the bar for all subsequent PPV events.
It marks the beginning of the Road to WrestleMania.
It has the power to launch careers.
The highlight of the Royal Rumble is, of course, the (usually) 30-man Royal Rumble elimination match. Traditionally, the victor of this match is granted a title shot of their choosing at WrestleMania. Because of this, to be the Royal Rumble winner is a highly coveted title.
To be the Royal Rumble winner is a chance to strap a rocket to your career.
In its 25-year history, the Royal Rumble has resulted in numerous pushes for numerous wrestlers; some lasted 15 minutes, while others lasted for the rest of their careers.
Here are the top five superstars who benefited most from a Royal Rumble victory.