5 forgotten WWE Superstars of the 2010s: Where are they now?

While in 2000s we saw the rise of several great superstars like John Cena, Randy Orton, and Brock Lesnar, many talented wrestlers joined WWE in 2010s. Some of these wrestlers are now considered top stars in Vince McMahon’s company, such as the current Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Charlotte Flair, and Becky Lynch.

Meanwhile, other superstars who joined the company during 2010s have had forgettable runs in WWE. While some of these wrestlers are now competing in lesser-known wrestling promotions, others have left the business and are currently working in different fields.

Here are five forgotten WWE Superstars of 2010s and where they are now.

#5. Former WWE Superstar Mason Ryan

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In an interview with WWE.com, Ryan disclosed how he started working for Cirque du Soleil.

“After I left WWE I was still wrestling independently over in the UK, in Japan and all over the states. One day I got a call from WWE, and they said, ‘We might have a job opportunity, if you’re interested, with Cirque du Soleil,’ which, at that time in my life, seemed like the most random thing in the world, really,” he said.

The former New Nexus member also revealed how working in Vince McMahon’s company prepared him for his current career.

“Yeah, definitely, especially in my role, because it’s more of a character-based role. I’m the Chief Archer in charge of a rebellious gang of archers, so my physical prowess is what makes me the leader. So having that intimidating presence was also part of who I was in the ring and I was able to bring that over.(…) There are two or three fight scenes in the show itself, so obviously having my WWE training for many years helped a lot, “he added.

Besides his work at Cirque du Soleil, Mason is also a real estate investor and host of the real estate podcast WWRE.

#4. Former WWE Superstar Cameron

Before signing with WWE back in 2011, Cameron (aka Ariane Andrew) participated in a non-televised Diva Search competition and the fifth season of Tough Enough. Less than a year later, she made her main roster debut alongside Naomi as Brodus Clay’s Funkadactyls. She also starred in the first three seasons of Total Divas.

Despite all this, Cameron had a forgettable run as an in-ring competitor. In 2015, the 34-year-old moved to NXT. In an interview with the Edmonton Sun in 2016, she explained her decision to return to developmental.

“I didn’t like where I was at the time. I wasn’t happy. I wanted to have a storyline. I wanted to get better and … sometimes you have to take a few steps backwards in order to move a few steps forward. So that’s what I decided to do. I’m doing that in hopes of coming back bigger and stronger than ever,” she said.

However, things did not go as planned by the former Funkadactyl. In May 2016, the company released her from her contract. She then stepped away from professional wrestling for nearly four years.

In 2020, she made a one-off appearance in AEW, she teamed up with Nyla Rose to face Anna Jay and Tay Conti. Nevertheless, her team lost the bout. After two more years of absence from in-ring action, Cameron returned this year to compete in the Women’s Royal Rumble match. She entered the bout at number 13 and lasted 51 seconds before Sonya Deville eliminated her.

Cameron has been keeping herself busy since leaving WWE. The former WWE superstar is now a fitness instructor and has launched a fitness app. She is also the co-host of the Sippin’ The Tea TV and podcast series.

In addition to all this, Cameron is also pursuing a career in acting and music. The 34-year-old has released a few singles. Her latest song, Born With It, was released last year. She has also appeared in a few TV series and is currently working on two movies.

#3. Former WWE Superstar Michael Tarver

Michael Tarver is now a Christian hip-hop artistAksana retired from wrestling in 2014

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