First champions of all WWE Championships

This list features the wrestlers who won the belt for each WWE championship for the first time.

Date
of Entry
Championship
First
Champion
1956-09-18WWE Women's ChampionshipThe Fabulous Moolah
1963-04-06WWWF United States Heavyweight ChampionshipBobo Brazil
1963-04-25WWE ChampionshipBuddy Rogers
1969-06-01WWF International Tag Team ChampionshipToru Tanaka and Mitsu Arakawa (Rising Suns)
1971-06-03World Tag Team ChampionshipLuke Graham and Tarzan Tyler
1975-01-01United States ChampionshipHarley Race
1978-12-18WWF World Martial Arts Heavyweight ChampionshipAntonio Inoki
1979-02-13WWF North American Heavyweight ChampionshipTed DiBiase
1979-09-01Intercontinental ChampionshipPat Patterson
1983-05-13WWF Women's Tag Team ChampionshipVelvet McIntyre and Princess Victoria
1985-08-18WWF Canadian ChampionshipDino Bravo
1989-02-15Million Dollar ChampionshipTed DiBiase
1991-01-07WWF Intercontinental Tag Team ChampionshipPerro Aguayo and Gran Hamada
1997-02-26WWE European ChampionshipThe British Bulldog
1997-12-07WWF Light Heavyweight ChampionshipTaka Michinoku
1998-11-02WWE Hardcore ChampionshipMankind
2001-03-23WCW ChampionshipBooker T
2001-03-23WCW Tag Team ChampionshipSean O' Haire and Chuck Palumbo
2001-03-23WWE Cruiserweight ChampionshipShane Helms
2002-09-02World Heavyweight ChampionshipTriple H
2002-10-20Raw Tag Team ChampionshipKurt Angle and Chris Benoit
2006-06-13ECW ChampionshipRob Van Dam
2008-07-20WWE Divas ChampionshipMichelle McCool
2012-07-01NXT ChampionshipSeth Rollins
2013-01-23NXT Tag Team ChampionshipAdrian Neville and Oliver Grey (British Ambition)
2013-04-05NXT Women's ChampionshipPaige
2016-04-03Raw Women's ChampionshipCharlotte Flair
2016-07-25Universal ChampionshipFinn Bálor
2016-08-23SmackDown Tag Team ChampionshipRhyno and Heath Slater
2016-08-23SmackDown Women's ChampionshipBecky Lynch
2016-09-14NXT Cruiserweight ChampionshipT.J. Perkins
2016-12-15NXT United Kingdom ChampionshipTyler Bate
2018-03-07North American ChampionshipAdam Cole
2018-04-27WWE Greatest Royal Rumble ChampionshipBraun Strowman
2018-06-18NXT UK Tag Team ChampionshipJames Drake and Zack Gibson
2018-06-18NXT UK Women's ChampionshipRhea Ripley
2018-12-24Women's Tag Team Championship.Bayley and Sasha Banks
2019-05-2024/7 ChampionshipTitus O'Neil
1958-07WWWF United States Tag Team ChampionshipDon Curtis and Mark Lewin
1959-07WWF International Heavyweight ChampionshipAntonino Rocca
1965-09WWF Junior Heavyweight ChampionshipPaul DeGalles