WWE Superstars net worth and salary
The term “WWE-Net Worth” or simply “Net worth” also known as net wealth, is basically total assets minus (-) total liability of person or WWE superstar as we are discussing WWE superstars. The word “net worth” is used when we are talking about a specifically individual or in other words what is his economic position. In simple words net worth is when we subtract debt from assets owned by a person. So now we are going to talk about WWE superstar’s net worth separately and also as whole of company because we are getting question how much do wwe wrestlers get paid ? So here is the answer
WWE income Source and history:
WWE or World Wrestling entertainment is an American Company which provide entertainment through sports. Some people say that wrestling is fake others say it’s real. Well it’s scripted for sure and the moves they do in ring it just impossible for normal humans. WWE was founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt, in 1952. Later on In 1990, McMahon founded the World Bodybuilding Federation a bodybuilding organization. The World Bodybuilding Federation (WBF) was a bodybuilding organization founded in 1990 by Vince McMahon that only worked out until 1993. It was actually a subordinate company of Titan Sports. Titan Sports which are owners of the World Wrestling Federation. For WWE the primary source of income is Professional Wrestling and they are also involved in movies, product licensing and product distribution and sales.
WWE is the biggest pro wrestling company in the world. They conduct around 300 events in a year and broadcast in more than 150 countries around the world. They have 36 million broadcasting viewership.
Their headquarters are located in Stamford, Connecticut, with different offices scattering across all major cities of the world. WWE have two main shows one is known as RAW. Mostly people call it as Monday night raw and other is SmackDown. They also do a show for new rookies called NXT, where young talents get a chance to show their skills to jump to main rosters.
Last year revenue of WWE is remarkably high as compared to previous records as they earned about $680.9 million, which is about 14% increase from previous records. The company also increased their international revenue terms by about 48%.
The major chunk of their revenue is from WWE’s network, WWE shop, live Events and with all that WWE subscribers viewed about 258 million content hours, making WWE a top Cable Broadcaster.
WWE currently have 17,483,847 (23-Aug-2017) subscriber on Youtube and you can estimate how much they are making from it. WWE’s Youtube channel is most followed sports brand on Youtube.
WWE is basically in control of McMahon Family. Vincent kennedy McMahon is the CEO and chairman of the company and is also a major stakeholder is wrestling promotions. McMahon wife Linda, Children Shane and Stephanie and now son in law Triple H are about makes a total of 72% of company’s ownership. So they have all the power to control WWE. We all know that McMahon is very famous among people as everyone says that he is running the WWE but the truth is Linda have played a major role in WWE’s development as she have joined The Republican Party, her role was salient in growth of the company. Linda was always involved in contracts and writing and managing the WWE. She was salient all the time due to her political career because in politics people can pick any point against you so you have to be very careful.
Shane McMahon net worth:
Shane is the first kid of Vince and Linda and also Commissioner of SmackDown Live, His sister Stephanie McMahon is the brand Officer of WWE and now her Husband Triple H is Executive Vice President of Talent, Creative and live Events.
McMahon has net worth of about 1.14 Billion and his wife Linda has Net worth of about $501 Million. Their Kid Shane has a net worth of about $36 million and Stephanie and Triple H both have Net worth of $79 million and $25 million. Overall they have about a total net worth of $2.245 billion. The braked all the records in maximization of money. They have also introduced some of the best talents from around the world. Such stars are always remain in people’s memory forever. The big names like Hulk hugans, The Rock from WWE in their own eras have made us proud to be a fan of them. You can estimate WWE’s earning from the stardom of their superstars. How much they are earning by just working for WWE so you can imagine how much WWE is making. Superstars of WWE are proof of WWE as whole that how much they can achieve with their power. Fan following from around the world have made them what they are now. Superstars of WWE earned millions of dollar for company in their own era and still making more than before in current era.
Let’s take a look at current and past WWE superstar’s earnings. Table is given below to give you an idea how much they are making. We have WWE wrestlers list of names with earnings mentioned in front of their names. These are just estimations based on their assets.
|WWE Superstar||WWE Net Worth|
|AJ Styles Net Worth||$5 million|
|AJ Lee Net Worth||$6 million|
|Alberto Del Rio Net Worth||$6 million|
|Brett Hart Net Worth||$14 million|
|Big Show Net Worth||$20 million|
|Brock Lesnar Net Worth||$16 million|
|Brawn Strowman Net worth||$950,000|
|Bray Wyatt Net worth||$850,000|
|Booker T Net Worth||$5 million|
|Brie Bella Net Worth||$4 million|
|Cesaro Net Worth||$1.55 million|
|Chris Jerico Net Worth||$18 million|
|CM Punk Net Worth||$8 million|
|Dolph Ziggler Net Worth||$3 million|
|Daniel Bryan Net Worth||$2 million|
|Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Net Worth||$185 million|
|Dean Ambrose Net Worth||$6.1 million|
|Finn Balor Net Worth||$1.3 million|
|Goldust Net Worth||$2 million|
|Goldberg Net Worth||$14 million|
|Heath slater Net worth||$3 million|
|Hulk Hogan Net Worth||$8 million|
|John Cena Net Worth||$57 million|
|Jeff Hardy Net Worth||$4.5 million|
|JBL Net Worth||$9 million|
|Kane Net Worth||$7 million|
|Kurt Angle Net Worth||$20 million|
|Kevin Owens Net Worth||$10 million|
|Mick Foley Net Worth||$15 million|
|Matt Hardy Net Worth||$3.2 million|
|Nikki Bella Net Worth||$4 million|
|Natalya Net Worth||$5 million|
|Paul Heyman Net Worth||$10 million|
|Roman Reigns Net Worth||$5.5 million|
|Ric Flair Net Worth||$5 million|
|Rey Mysterio Net Worth||$8.5 million|
|Randy Orton Net Worth||$15 million|
|Rusev Net Worth||$1 million|
|Seth Rollins Net Worth||$4 million|
|Stephanie McMahon Net Worth||$79 million|
|Stone Cold Net Worth||$45 million|
|Shawn Michaels Net Worth||$17 million|
|Sheamus Net Worth||$7 million|
|Sting Net Worth||$8 million|
|Samoa Joe Net Worth||$4 million|
|Shinsuke Nakamura Net Worth||$3.6 million|
|The Miz Net Worth||$5 million|
|Triple H Net Worth||$25 million|
|The Undertaker Net Worth||$16 million|
|Vince McMahon Net Worth||$1.12 billion|
You might be thinking how much do wwe wrestlers make? Mostly Wrestlers live a lifestyle that we normal people can’t even imagine, so to maintain such high level lifestyle they need high paying checks. Being a WWE superstar it’s normal to have such life style. Because they are doing a big business and it all depends upon their superstars. People love them and want to see them that’s how they run their business.
Basic salary of superstar begins from a six digit figure and can be as high as millions dollars. They minimum amount reported to receive is by wrestler is $155,000 and maximum received is about $9.6 million.
The salary of WWE superstars consists of basic pay plus bonus they receive for different events. Superstar’s salary also comes from sources like part of product sale, travel accommodation and portion of PPV income they can even use private places owned by WWE and also they private jets.
Most of us may feel jealous about the money they receive but the fact is they are doing all the labor for WWE. For such hard work to entertain millions of people around the globe they deserve all such luxuries.