Pocket watching is frowned upon for no good reason, if you ask us. There’s simply nothing wrong with knowing how much your favorite entertainers make from their chosen profession. And it’s pretty inspiring to learn about the massive salaries famous individuals bring in and also apply their work ethic to your daily regimen.
From the athlete side of the entertainment spectrum, professional wrestlers are known for bringing in the big bucks. Today’s current crop of contracted World Wrestling Entertainment superstars are in a high tax bracket, which should come as no surprise.
The WWE personalities you catch via Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown weekly earn their pay and then some. WWE superstars who find themselves in the limelight can rack up a seven-figure salary that’s a combination of their base salary, merchandise sales, PPV bonuses and various revenue streams. As you'll notice, no female wrestlers have made the salary shortlist, but positive change in that category is near thanks to the universal popularity of athletes like Becky Lynch.
The following lineups of WWE talents are some of the biggest stars in all of wrestling. And thankfully, their bank accounts are proof of that fact. These numbers are based on information obtained by Express and Forbes.