WWE wrestlers have to sign up a long term contract with WWE, based on the experience, popularity, and potential. The contracts are can be from minimum 1 year to 10 year period. WWE contract wrestlers get the basic yearly salary from the company along with bonuses and traveling allowances. Here is the complete information about WWE wrestlers salaries and their contracts for the year 2017.
Big superstars like John Cena, Undertaker and much more gets a lot of money from PPV revenue share than the other wrestlers. As WWE kept the PPV income information secret, So we will only be taking a look at how WWE compensate their stars in basic salary and other clauses.
Let’s start with WWE executives and people who manage it.
- Paul Levesque “Triple H” (vice president live events & talent): $1.1 million (basic salary) + $1.65 million (yearly talent contract) + WWE match appearance.
- Vince McMahon ( CEO ) Salary: $2.4 million (highest paid
- George Barrios (Financial and Strategic Officer): $800,000
- Kevin Dunn (Producer): $800,000
- Michael Luisi (WWE Studios President ): $700,000
WWE wrestlers salaries + Bonuses:
Every WWE wrestler who signs a contract with WWE included a number of years, basic salary plus bonuses and some other clauses concerning factors like a release, retirement, injury layouts etc. The basic yearly salary is the downside guarantee payments, bonuses, and merchandise shares.
Who is the Highest Paid WWE Wrestler?
The highest paid wrestler in WWE is John Cena who makes around $3.5 million a year plus a portion of merchandise sales and PPV revenue share. He is one of the most popular stars in WWE currently.
WWE Wrestlers Salaries 2017
|STAR||ANNUAL SALARY||Bonuses & Royalties||Contract|
|John Cena||$2.75 Million||7% on merchandise sales, plus hafty PPV revenue share make his actual earnings way more||7 year deal signed in 2015|
|Tripple H||$2,12 million||Also acts as WWE executive and talent contract.||Unique 20 Year deal|
|Brock Lesner||$3 Million||3.25% bonus for high merchandise sales, Free Travel, PPV revenue share||(3 Years) Contract extension signed in 2016|
|Undertaker||$1.75 Million||7% bonus for high merchandise sales, Travel & Accommodation, PPV revenue share if featured on a main event||5 Years (Part-Time)|
|Randy Orton||$1,6 million||% Merchandise sales, travel and accommodation, PPV share||5 Years|
|Sheamus||$1.3 million||travel & accommodation||5 Years|
|Big Show||$1.2 million||Personal tour bus from WWE||3 Years|
|Dolph Ziggler||$900,000||Travel & Accommodation||3 Year|
|Ray Mysterio||$985,00||4% bonus for high merchandise sales, travel & Accommodation||5 Years|
|Danial Bryan||$700,000||5 Years|
|Mark Henry||$877,000||3 Years|
|Titus O’Niel||$335,050||2 Years|
|Seth Rollins||$310,500||3 Years|
|Roman Reigns||$245,000||2 Years|
|Chris Jericho||$974,000||2 Years|
|Sin Cara||$245,000||2 Years|
|Adam Rose||$165,000||2 Years|
|Bo Dallas||$165,000||2 Years|
|Big E||$145,000||2 Years|
|Bad News Barrett||$445,000||3 Years|
|Bray Wyatt||$254,200||3 Years|
|Bryan Saxton||$170,000||3 Years|
|Curtis Axel||$75,000||2 Years|
|Damien Mizdow||$100,000||2 Years|
|Heath Slater||Starting Package|
|Justin Gabriel||Starting Package|
|Luke Harper||Starting Package|
|Xavier Woods||Starting Package|
|Zack Ryder||$535,050||3 year|
WWE Female Wrestlers Salaries 2017
|Wrestlers||ANNUAL SALARY||Bonuses & Royalties||Contract|
|Bayley||$200,000||3 year contract (full time)|
|Charlotte Flair||$300,000||3 Year contract (Full-time)|
|Alicia Fox||$90,000||1 Year (automatic renewal)|
|Dana Brooke||$90,500||1 Year (Roling contract)|
|Emma||$75,500||1 Year (Roling contract)|
|Nia Jax||$109,475||1 Year (Roling contract)|
|Paige||$86,450||1 Year (Roling contract)|
|Sasha Banks||1 Year (Roling contract)|
|Summer Rae||$120,500||1 Year (Roling contract)|