Tough Enough was a reality TV show concept born by the WWE in 2001 whereby they would screen and audition "regular" people with hopes of becoming a WWE wrestler. The successful contestants would gain a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study with the biggest pro wrestling company in the world and quite literally learn the ropes from the superstar wrestlers of the industry.
Oddly enough, "winning" the show was never an indicator for how well the individuals would fair in their careers as documented by this list, which will attempt to rank the most successful Tough Enough contestants to have ever gone through the show.
Matt Morgan – first seen in season 2, Morgan is now retired. The massive 7-foot powerhouse had a stint in WWE and would wrestle for TNA.
Matt Cross – eliminated early in Tough Enough season 5, Cross was already a well-established independent wrestler before entering the competition.
Cameron – currently employed by the WWE, season 5 participant was one-half of the "Funkadactyls" and stars on Total Divas – the new generation of WWE reality TV show.