Johnnie Mae Young is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and currently WWE Ambassador. She was a pioneer in Women's wrestling. She wrestled throughout the United States and Canada, and won multiple titles in the National Wrestling Alliance. Mae Young was an amateur wrestler on her high school's boys' wrestling team at the age of fifteen. In 1941, Young, along with Mildred Burke, opened up Canada for female wrestling. She fought under the nicknames of "The Queen" and "The Great Mae Young", but she used her real name for most of her matches. During the 1950s, she wrestled for Mildred Burke's World Women's Wrestling Association (WWWA). In 1951, she became the National Wrestling Alliance's (NWA) first Florida Women's Champion. Five years later in September 1956, she participated in the battle royal to determine the new NWA World Women's Champion.In 1968, she became the NWA's first United States Women's Champion. Young made her World Wrestling Federation (WWF) debut on the September 9, 1999 episode of SmackDown. 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. Young is the oldest living member of the WWE Hall of Fame.