There are many more wrestlers who did not make this list but who were valuable parts of the WWE’s Attitude Era.
Gangrel came to the WWE in 1998 with a vampire gimmick. He formed The Brood with Edge and Christian, eventually joining The Ministry of Darkness. He was released from the WWE in 2001. Today, he wrestles in independent organizations, such as Territory League.
Between 1996 and 2001, he captured the United States, Intercontinental and Cruiserweight Championships. He died in 2005.
He came to the WWE in 2000 and quickly won the Intercontinental Championship. He committed suicide in 2007.
After a run in the WWE in the early ‘90s, Rikishi returned in 1999 with a new look and attitude. He quickly became popular with his Stink Face move. After a heel turn, he feuded with Steve Austin, resulting in a brutal No Holds Barred match in 2000.
He left the WWE in 2004, returning briefly on the special 1,000th episode of Monday Night Raw.
Charles Wright was known by many names: Papa Shango, Kama Mustafa and, most popularly, The Godfather. He won the Intercontinental Championship in 1999 and the Tag Team Championship in 2001. According to WWE.com, he now manages several night clubs in Las Vegas.