16 Years! WWE Superstars Who Took the Longest
to Win Their
First World Title

Not every superstar has won a World Championship in WWE.
In fact, there have been several Superstars who had to wait a long-time before capturing their first world title.

today, we check them out!

4093 days

Kofi Kingston

Kofi Kingston made his WWE debut on January 22, 2008 and won his first WWE Championship on April 7, 2019 at WrestleMania 35 after 4093 long days!

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4924 Days

Drew McIntyre

Before his 2009 re-debut, Drew McIntyre had debuted in 2007 for a brief period. Considering that, he took 4924 days before winning his 1st WWE title at WrestleMania 36

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4297 days

Mark Henry

Mark Henry won the ECW World Championship at Night of Champions 2008. This would mark his first World Title win since debut (that's 4297 days!)

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5304 days

Jeff Hardy

Jeff Hardy won his 1st World Title, the WWE Championship, from Triple H at Armageddon. Hardy's 5304 days from debut to title win make the 3rd longest of all time!

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5428 days

Andre The Giant

Andre The Giant won his first and only World Title, the WWF Championship, on The Main Event in 1988. This win came 5328 days after his WWF debut!

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Bobby Lashley

Current WWE Champion Bobby Lashley won the title on 1st March, 2021, and ended a long wait of 5638 days of becoming The All-Mighty WWE Champion

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