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Mae Young

Mae Young
Mae Young in April 2001.
Personal information
NameMae Young
Ring nameMae Young
Miss May Young
The Queen
The Great Mae Young
Birth dateMarch 12, 1923(age 92)
Birth placeSand Springs, Oklahoma
ResidesColumbia, South Carolina
DebutAugust 20, 1939 

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Johnnie Mae Young (born March 12, 1923) is an American retired professional wrestler and currently a WWE Ambassador.

Young was an influential pioneer in women's wrestling, helping to increase its popularity during World War II and training many generations of wrestlers. She wrestled throughout the United States and Canada, and won multiple titles in the National Wrestling Alliance.

Beginning in 1999, Young had a high-profile "second career" in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Young was part of a recurring comedic duo with best friend The Fabulous Moolah in appearances on WWE televised events. She is a member of the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and the WWE Hall of Fame. Young holds the distinction of being the only professional wrestler to wrestle documented matches in nine different decades, having her first in 1939 and her latest match in 2010.

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