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A Complete list of WWE Salaries (Latest) - Wrestle MMA

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WWE wrestlers really do a lot of hard work to get to the top of the business. Every single wrestler puts his/her body, career and sometimes, even life on the line for us. But before all that, these wrestlers have spent a part of their lives in training themselves, to finally become professionals.

Even after such training, wrestlers do get injured, which in the worse case scenario, may led to early retirement. In another words, life of a wrestler isn't a walk in the park!

Now the question is, what are the salaries of WWE wrestlers? Who are the highest paid WWE wrestlers?

If you have similar questions, then surely you've landed on the right post. I've made a complete list regarding WWE salaries of wrestlers, including WWE stuff members as well. Check it out below!

Source ~ Forbes.com and as per latest reports of Express.co.uk

THE TOP WWE SALARIES AS OF MID-2018 (BASE)

1. BROCK LESNAR - ($12 MILLION)

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The "Beast Incarnate", Brock Lesnar's salary is a massive base pay of $12 million. Additionally, he also gets a sum of $500,000 for every main event participation.This makes Lesnar, the highest paid WWE Wrestler thus far. Not to mention, the guy was also a highest drawing fighter in the UFC days before McGregor.

2. JOHN CENA ($8.5 MILLION)

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John Cena is the next highest paid WWE wrestler after Lesnar. It is said that Cena gets an incredible annual salary of $8.5 million plus a $500,000 for every main event appearance. Not only that, he again receives a 5% share in all merchandise sales. Unfortunately, The leader of cenation isn't a full timer anymore as he is already into the Hollywood now.

3. ROMAN REIGNS ($5 MILLION)

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The "Big Dog" of the WWE, Roman Reigns's salary is about $5 million, making him the third highest earning wrestler. Apparently, his salary has increased by $1.5 million, comparing with his previous salary of $3.5 million in 2017. (as per Forbes.) The former universal champion is now better than ever after his victory over cancer. He seems to be ready to take his throne back soon.

4. RANDY ORTON ($4.5 MILLION)

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The Viper, Randy Orton is now one of the oldest wrestlers in WWE, who been there for almost 2 decades. Perhaps, this loyalty could be the reason why he earns a staggering amount. As per reports, Randy Orton's salary is about $4.5 million annually. He is also entitled to get around 3.5% of merchandise sales. His previous salary was about $2.9 million according to Forbes.

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5. AJ STYLES ($3.5 MILLION)

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The one and only "phenomenal" AJ Styles made his WWE debut just few years back, in 2016. Since then, he has evolved into a highest drawing wrestler in the history of the WWE. Styles' annual salary is a handsome $3.5 million. He also receives additional bonuses in the form of percentage of share in merchandise sales and Pay Per Views.

6. RONDA ROUSEY ($1.5 MILLION)

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The "baddest woman on the planet" made her inaugural WWE appearance at Wrestle Mania 31. Impressed with her accomplishments in the UFC, WWE finally signed Rousey as a full time wrestler in 2018. Now according to sources, Ronda Rousey's WWE salary is $1.5 million, which is the biggest salary in the entire women's division. She is followed by Charlotte, who is earning about $550,000 per year. 

So, these were the top 6 highest earners in the WWE. Now, let's see what's the payroll for the other wrestlers, shall we?

WWE SALARIES OF MALE WRESTLERS (low to high)

  • Curt Hawkins - $200,000
  • Jey Uso - $250,000
  • Jimmy Uso - $250,000
  • Scot Dawson - $250,000
  • Luke Gallows - $250,000
  • Curtis Axel - $250,000

  • Bo Dallas - $300,000
  • Apollo Crews - $300,000
  • Titus O'Neil - $300,000
  • Brawn Strawman - $300,000
  • Kalisto - $300,000

  • Heath Slather - $400,000
  • Goldust - $400,000
  • Fandango - $400,000
  • Shinsuke
  • Nakamura - $400,000

  • Rhyno - $500,000
  • Sami Zayn - $500,000
  • Xavier Woods - $500,000
  • Big E - $500,000
  • Kofi Kingston - $500,000
  • Cesaro - $500,000
  • Luke Harper - $550,000
  • R- Truth - $550,000
  • Eric Rowan - $550,000

  • Matt Hardy - $650,000
  • Sin Cara - $700,000
  • Samoa Joe - $800,000
  • Rusev - $800,000
  • Big Show - $850,000
  • Jinder Mahal - $900,000

  • Jeff Hardy - $1 Million
  • Finn Balor - $1 Million
  • Bray Wyatt - $1 Million
  • Sheamus - $1 Million
  • Dolph Ziggler - $1.5 Million

  • Dean Ambrose - $2 Million
  • Kevin Owens - $2 Million
  • The Miz - $2.5 Million
  • The Undertaker - $2.5 Million
  • Seth Rollins - $3 Million

WWE SALARIES FOR FEMALE WRESTLERS


  • Tamina - $80,000
  • Mandy Rose - $80,000
  • Liv Morgan - $80,000
  • Rubi Riot - $80,000
  • Sarah Logan - $80,000

  • Nia Jax - $100,000
  • Carmella - $120,000
  • Naomi - $180,000

  • Dana Brooke - $200,000
  • Lana - $200,000
  • Bayley - $200,000
  • Asuka - $250,000
  • Sasha Banks - $250,000
  • Becky Lynch - $250,000

  • Mickie James - $300,000
  • Natalya - $300,000
  • Brie Bella - $300,000
  • Nikki Bella - $350,000
  • Alexa Bliss - $350,000.
And lastly, take a look at the salaries of the senior staff -
  • Micheal Luisi - $80,000 ( He is the president of WWE Studios)
  • George Barrios - $800,000 (The financial and strategic officer of WWE)
  • Kevin Dunn - $800,000 (The producer of WWE)
  • Vince McMahon - $2.4 Million (CEO)
  • Triple h - $2.75 Million ( He gets $1.1 Million as the vice president of live events and $1.65 Million for talent contracts)

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