How much money do WWE wrestlers make? Who are the best paid?
WWE pays their top stars huge contracts, but just how much do they make? Here’s a list of the current salaries of WWE stars
The WWE is known to be one of the most lucrative industries that makes a fortune by entertaining its fans. And aside from the entertainment industry, WWE has some top-notch wrestling stars who come with loads of money.
The company continues to maintain its position as the world’s largest wrestling company, negotiating a ‘downside guarantee’ with each wrestler and paying them a base salary, bonuses for successful events, as well as a percentage of goods sales that feature their picture.
Whether you consider them stars, celebrities, or athletes, WWE superstars build bold and loud personalities that allow them to make these massive paychecks.
Let’s take a look at how much these superstars make in the present-day roster.
How much do WWE Wrestlers get paid?
According to sources, the highest WWE salary for a WWE main roster superstar is 12 Million and belongs to the Current WWE Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar. The lowest salary, on the other hand, is 250,000.
Following Lesnar, 16-time World Champion John Cena earns an enormous paycheck, even though he’s part-time in WWE. Cena makes $8.5 million per year, and similar to Lesnar, he also takes home $500,000 per main-event appearance in addition to the 5% he earns from his merchandise sales.
Apart from Lesnar and Cena, other top stars of WWE also make millions. Take a look at the list of salaries below of the top stars of WWE: