Scott Carl Rechsteiner (born July 29, 1962), better known by the ring name Scott Steiner, is an American professional wrestler. Steiner is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he was a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He has also wrestled for Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE), Impact Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He headlined multiple pay-per-view events throughout his career. Prior to his professional career, he was an amateur wrestler at the University of Michigan.
Steiner is a decorated tag team wrestler. During the 80's and 90's he wrestled alongside his older brother Rick as The Steiner Brothers, being considered one of the best tag teams of all time. Professional wrestling magazines Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) and Wrestling Observer Newsletter named them as the best tag team of 1990 (and PWI again in 1993). In 2003, PWI ranked them as the second best tag team in history, only behind The Road Warriors. Steiner won several tag team titles, including the WWF Tag Team Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship, IWGP Tag Team Championship and the TNA / Impact World Tag Team Championship.
Steiner also found success as a singles wrestler. He is a three-time world champion: a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion. He is the eighth WCW Triple Crown Champion.