Once upon a time, the WWE's top stars usually fit into a cookie cutter mold.
Either a star had some sort of over-the-top, larger-than-life personality, a bodybuilder physique or some combination of both.
By and large, you could simply look at a guy and tell whether or not he was ever going to be a world champion or even a main eventer.
Every now and then, however, someone came a long and broke that mold.
Whether it was because of his size, his look or his in-ring abilities, that superstar turned the WWE on its head by reaching the promised land and becoming one of the company's top stars.
Here are seven superstars who "broke the mold."