There’s no denying that the WWE is considered one of the most watched shows in the world with a global and loyal fan base. It’s impossible to deny that you haven’t watched wrestling at least once in your lifetime. It’s the incredible athletes that fill the WWE universe that makes it so captivating to watch.
The superstars in the WWE, with their constant feuds, signature personalities, and unbelievable skills in the ring, make it worth your time. However, have you ever stopped to wonder how much these wrestling stars make? Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore as we have a list of the highest paid wrestlers in the WWE.
John Cena – $9.5 Million
John Cena is the most valuable wrestler when it comes to merchandise and ticket sales and has the highest number of PPV events when compared to other wrestlers. He featured in several WrestleMania events, and his acting career also contributes to his enormous salary which amounts to $9.5 million along with a net worth of $35 million.
Brock Lesnar – $6 Million
The most amazing thing about Brock Lesnar is that he doesn’t make a lot of appearances in WWE of late. However, he does appear quite a lot in the UFC. Brock Lesnar is renowned for ending The Undertaker’s long reign at WrestleMania. All his events manage to sell out which gives him such a high payout for only a handful of appearances. This massive guy boasts with a net worth of $16 million and takes home a cool $6 million.
Triple H – $2.8 Million
The wrestler from New Hampshire, who is currently 47 years old, has an office at the WWE. He is the Executive Vice President of Live Events and Talent of the WWE. He is also married to Stephanie McMahon, which makes him the majority owner of the WWE franchise. He boasts with a salary of $1.5 million and has stocks in the WWE worth $1.3 million. Thanks to PPV events, he has a net worth of around $25 million.
Randy Orton – $2.7 Million
Randy Orton, who is considered the viper of WWE, is on our list due to the fact that he joined the Wyatt Family. He has the most feuds in the WWE and fans adore him due to his villain roles and his intensity. Randy Orton is the youngest wrestler to ever claim the World Heavyweight title and has a net worth of $15 million.
Seth Rollins – $2.4 Million
Seth Rollins is essentially a wrestling star that we love to hate when it comes to the WWE. He comes equipped with an arsenal of surprises, including the match where he managed to defeat Roman Reigns at WrestleMania. He is considered the most talented wrestler in the WWE and accumulated a large sum of money for both tag team and individual PPV events. He receives around $2.4 million in terms of merchandise, royalties, and wages from the WWE.