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Top 10 Pro Wrestling Families

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The Best Families In the History of Pro Wrestling

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Families have played a huge role in the history of professional wrestling. Whether it's been family promotions or just families of wrestlers, relation has always been a part of sports entertainment.

In this slideshow we'll count down the families who have contributed the most to the pro wrestling business over the years:

10. Rotunda/Windham Family

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10. Rotunda/Windham Family

Rotunda Family

Current WWE superstars Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas are the sons of IRS (Mike Rotunda). Rotunda is married to WWE HOF'er Black Jack Mulligan's daughter, Stephanie, who is the sister of WWE HOF'er Barry Windham. It's safe to say that Bray and Bo have wrestling in their blood.

9. DiBiase Family

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9. DiBiase Family

Dibiase Family

Everybody knows the 'Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase. But both his father and mother were pro wrestlers, and two of his sons were also grapplers. Ted Jr. had a fairly lengthy run in WWE before retiring last year.

8. Hennig Family

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8. Hennig Family

Hennig Family

Larry 'The Axe' Hennig was an iconic figure in AWA for many years, his son Curt (Mr. Perect) was also an AWA champion and WWE Intercontinental champion, and Joe Henning (Curtis Axel) is currently a mid-carder in WWE. The Hennigs are known for their great in-ring work.

7. Guerrero Family

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7. Guerrero Family

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Starting with Gory Guerrero, to his oldest son Chavo Guerrero Sr. and to his youngest son Eddie, the Guerreros have been a household name in wrestling since the 1950s. Chavo Guerrero Jr. also had a solid run in WWE as well with his uncle Eddie (Los Guerreros).

6. Orton Family

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6. Orton Family

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Wrestling fans are probably well aware at this point that Randy Orton is a third generation superstar. His grandfather (Bob Orton Sr.) was successful in the 1960s and 1970s, and his father was part of the main event at WrestleMania I.

5. Funk Family

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5. Funk Family

Funk Family

Dory Funk Sr., Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk are three legendary names in the history of pro wrestling. Terry ended up being the most successful, as he was able to evolve his character over the years from traditional to hardcore.

4. Von Erich Family

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4. Von Erich Family

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Sadly, people nowadays connect the Von Erichs with tragedy. Five of Fritz's six sons passed away before he did, with three dying of suicide. But even with all the tragedy, there's no doubt that the Von Erichs are one of the best wrestling families of all time. WCCW used to be a very legitimate, high-drawing territory back in the day.

3. Anoa'i family

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3. Anoa'i family

Anoai Family

This family encompasses the Anoa'is and Maivias: Peter Maivia, The Rock, The Wild Samoans, The Usos and Roman Reigns, to name a few. It's safe to say that the Somoan wrestling tradition in WWE will continue for a long time.

2. McMahon Family

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2. McMahon Family

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There's no doubt that pro wrestling wouldn't be where it's at today without the McMahons. From Jess , to Vince J., to Vince K. -- wrestling has been in the McMahon blood for years and years. Vincent Kennedy of course took the business to new heights, and it looks like his daughter Stephanie will be continuing the family tradition for many years to come.

1. Hart Family

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1. Hart Family

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Just by sheer numbers, you have to say the Harts are the first family of wrestling. Maybe they didn't revolutionize the business like the McMahons, but just from a pure wrestling perspective, there's no family more iconic. Starting with the patriarch, Stu, the following Harts were in the wrestling business at one point: Smith, Bruce, Keith, Wayne, Dean, Bret, Ross, Diana and Owen. Ellie and Allison also married pro wrestlers.