World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) is the business more than the entertainment. The wrestlers are in it for the money, especially after going through the trials and tribulations, of making it to the biggest professional wrestling/sports entertainment organisation in the world. Salaries of WWE Superstars vary from low six-figures to millions upon millions annually. So, How much you favourite WWE stars earns? Take a look at the salaries of WWE superstars in 2017.
Dean Ambrose worked in more events last year than any other WWE stars. His salary is around $1.1 million per year with the WWE. He also receives a share of his merchandise sales. His net worth is estimated to be about $6 million.
Kane is a spanish-born American wrestler and actor. He is signed by WWE, where he is currently working on the SmackDown brand. His salary is around $1.3 million per year. Kane’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million.
The Big Show gets paid around $1.5 million per year plus a personal tour bus from WWE and free first class travel. He also makes considerable amount of money from the movies and TV shows appearances. His net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
The Undertaker has been wrestling since 1990, becoming one of the single most iconic wrestlers of all time. Undertaker receives a bonus of the merchandise sales, PPV sales, travel and accommodation. His annual salary earning is $2.0 million and his net worth of around $16 million.
Roman Reigns is an American wrestler, former Canadian football player and a member of the Anoa’i family. He is the next big thing in the WWE. He also receives the bonus expenses of travel and accommodation, and merchandise sales. His annual salary is $2.1 million.
He held the WWE championship for 220 days and headlined nearly every PPV through November, when he was forced out of commission with a torn ACL. He is one of the highest earners in WWE as his annual salary is $2.4 million.
Randy Ortan is an American professional wrestler and Actor. He is currently signed to WWE. He reportedly makes about $2.7 million with the WWE. Ortan also receives the shares of PPV and merchandise sales, and the expenses for accommodation and travel. His net worth is $15.5 million.
Triple H is the Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative of WWE and the Creator of WWE NXT. He has a unique role as performer and WWE executive. Triple H earns around $2.8 million per year.
Brock Lesnar only appears at a few dozen wrestling events per year, he is the second highest grossing WWE super star. He earns around $6 million per year with WWE. He receives a bonus of the merchandise and PPV sales, a private jet to use, and accommodation.
John Cena is the highest paid Wrestler in the WWE right now. His annual salary earning is $9.5 million. Cena not only has the biggest base salary of any weekly performer, but he also blows away the competition when it comes to merchandise sales.