List of WWE Championships by First Champion

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
2018-03-07NXT North 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
2018-12-24WWE Women's Tag Team Championship.Bayley and Sasha Banks
2019-05-2024/7 ChampionshipTitus O'Neil
2020-09-10NXT UK Heritage CupA-Kid
2021-03-10NXT Women's Tag Team ChampionshipDakota Kai and Raquel González
1958-07WWWF United States Tag Team ChampionshipDon Curtis and Mark Lewin
1959-07WWF International Heavyweight ChampionshipAntonino Rocca
1965-09WWF Junior Heavyweight ChampionshipPaul DeGalles