A WWE superstar's path to greatness is dependent solely on how they perform. But there is no denying that a manager can seriously help a superstar's chances at stardom.
Over the years we have seen managers from all walks of life help up-and-coming superstars, as well as veterans, find their place.
These days, we do not see as many managers around WWE. But the ones we do have are all colorful characters with something to add.
This slideshow will look at the top 10 heel managers of all-time and how they helped shape the careers of countless WWE superstars.
Update: After a significant outcry from readers, I have decided to replace JJ Dillon with Paul Bearer.