Did you know a wrestler makes a whopping amount of $500,000 per year on average? Whereas top-rated wrestlers like John Cena make $8.5 million per year. But does he come anywhere near the top 30 richest wrestlers?
However, the question remains, “Who is the richest wrestler in the World.” Today in this article I have compiled a list of the 30 richest wrestlers in 2022.
Who is the Richest Wrestler?
Vincent McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world in 2022 with a net worth of $2.3 Billion according to Forbes. Vincent is the CEO and chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) which went public in 1999. Today, WWE programs are broadcasted all over 135 countries and in more than 30 languages.
In this article, I have listed the net worth of the richest wrestlers ranging from John Cena, and David Otunga to The Undertaker.
Let me know in the comments below, which wrestler deserves to be on the list but is not.
Top 30 Richest Wrestlers In The World
If you guys have ever wondered how much your favorite wrestlers have made so far, you are in the right place!
This article will discuss how much net worth do The Rock and our other favorite wrestlers have.
So let’s go through the list of the 30 richest wrestlers in the world as of 2021.
30. Kevin Von Erich (Net Worth: $10 million)
Former wrestler Kevin Von Erich is a six-time world champion and winner of WCWA world heavyweight championships.
Kevin comes from the von Erich family, which has its own identity in the world of wrestling. Currently, the former wrestler is enjoying his retired life in Hawaii.
29. David Otunga (Net Worth: $10 million)
Besides being a former wrestler, David Otunga is also an actor and a lawyer. The two-time tag team champion gave up wrestling in 2015 but still works for WWE as a panelist and color commentator.
David is married to popular actress and singer Jennifer Hudson.
With a net worth of $10 million, Otunga is on our list of the ‘Richest Wrestler in the World.’
28. Sable (Net Worth: $10 million)
Rena Marlette Lesnar, commonly known as Sable, is a retired professional wrestler, model, and actress.
She gained considerable popularity as a wrestler and even earned a sex symbol status. Moreover, she has won the WWF championship once.
She has acted in the movies the final victim, corky romano, and slaves of the realm.
Sable is currently married to Brock Lesnar. The WWE beauty has molded for Pepsi, L’oreal, etc.
27. Roman reigns (Net Worth: $12 million)
Roman Reigns followed his father’s footsteps into the WWE in 2010 and is currently regarded as the face of WWE. In addition, he is also the current WWE universal champion.
With an annual salary of $5 million, he is one of the highest-paid performers in WWE. Along with that, he is also WWE’s biggest merch seller, which adds immense value to his net worth.
It is sure that he will climb up the ranks among the richest wrestlers in the upcoming years.
26. Daniel Bryan (Net Worth: $12 million)
American professional wrestler Daniel has had a whirlwind of a career so far. Unfortunately, he had to retire in the prime of his career in 2016 due to multiple injuries.
But fortunately, he returned to the ring after two years of break.
His current salary is $2 million. Daniel is married to fellow WWE superstar Brie Balla of the Bella twins.
25. Eric Bischoff (Net Worth: $12.5 million)
Eric has been around in the wrestling scene since WCW and is a one-time WCW Hardcore Champion.
However, Bischoff spent most of his time as a producer and in other management roles in WCW, WWE, and TNA.
Fifty-six years old Eric is also a businessman, television producer, on-screen personality, among many other things.
24. The Miz (Net Worth: $14 million)
Michael Gregory Mizanin, better known as The Miz, is a professional wrestler and a TV personality.
Likewise, his first fame came when he was cast in the MTV reality shows between 2001-2005, such as ‘The Real World: Back to New York.’
The Miz debuted on wrestling in 2006.
Triple crown champion miz has started in many movies and TV shows so far. He and his wife, fellow WWE superstar Maryse Ouellet starred in a reality show “Miz & Mrs” in 2018.
23. Maryse Ouellet (Net Worth: $14 million)
Canadian-American wrestler Maryse has multiple identities. Alongside being a star wrestler, she is a wrestling manager, actress, reality star, glamour model, and businesswoman.
No wonder the multi-talented women have made millions so far.
22. Seth Rollins (Net Worth: $14 million)
Thirty-five years old Seth is one of the superstars in WWE as of now. In 2017, he made $2.4 million in salary along with a cut of merchandise sales.
Likewise, in 2018, he earned a raise of $3 million. In addition, he gets a $200,00 bonus for any main pay-per-view events he appears in.
Not to mention, WWE heavyweight champion winner Rollins still lives in his hometown, Davenport, Iowa.
21. Edge (Net Worth: $14 million)
Despite retiring in 2011, the handsome Edge is still a fan favorite. He makes special appearances now and again and fully supports the new generation in wrestling.
Although his short career was halted due to serious injuries, he managed to be one of the youngest wrestlers in the WWE hall of fame.
20. Bret Hart (Net Worth: $14 million)
Bret Hart belongs to the ‘hart dynasty’ who have a significant history in wrestling. Widely known by his ring name ‘hitman,’ Bret hart is commonly regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers in history.
He has also made an identity as a writer and an actor, which surely contributes to his net worth of $14 million.
18. Mick Foley (Net Worth: $14 million)
Mick Foley made a name for himself during the attitude era in us. His main pay-for-view events with humanity, dude love, and cactus jack were some of the most successful ones.
While wrestling has contributed to most of his bank balance, his gig as a stand-up comedian and an author has done very well.
18. Jeff Jarrett (Net Worth: $15 million)
Jeff has a great wrestling career, but that is not where most of his fortune comes from. He is a co-founder of Impact wrestling which is the no.2 pro wrestling company in North American.
In 2014, he parted ways with Impact and started Global force wrestling with his wife, Karen. And as a wrestling promoter, Jarrett enjoys a net worth of $15 million.
17. Big Show (Net Worth: $16 million)
Multiple times world champion big show has also proved his acting chops. The 48 years old wrestler recently starred in a self-titled Netflix show.
After spending two decades with WWE, the Big Show left WWE in early 2021 but does not plan to retire anytime soon.
16. Bill Goldberg (Net Worth: $16 million)
Currently a part-time wrestler with WWE, Bill Goldberg is an occasional actor, commentator, and football player.
The four-times world champion is also the only person to have won WCW world heavyweight, WWE world heavyweight, and WWE universal championship.
15. Dave Bautista (Net Worth: $16 million)
During his career with WWE, dave has gone through substantial character development. He was a hero once and then heel(in professional wrestling terms) the other time, but he was an absolute beast in every role.
That’s why Bautista still is one of the most memorable names in the world of wrestling. Since 2006 he has made a slow shift in his career and now is devoted to acting and making movies.
In 2019, Dave returned in a match with Triple H, following which he announced his retirement. And with $16 million in net worth, the former wrestler is enjoying a comfortable life.
14. The Undertaker (Net Worth: $17 million)
The Undertaker has been in the WWE for long years and has done many things in the ring that no one would dare to do. Surprisingly, he is just on the number 14 among the richest wrestlers despite his immense fame.
But his occasional appearances on the ring make it justifiable.
Undertaker’s accomplishments as a wrestler are uncountable. He is a multiple times WWE and world heavyweight champion and a six-time tag team titleholder.
Since 2020, he has been living a retired life with his family.
13. Shawn Michaels (Net Worth: $17 million)
Former wrestler and Mr. Wrestlemania, Shawn Michaels, has given some of the most memorable matches in WWE.
Shawn had a reputation for being a jerk during his heyday, but he loosened up and got softer as he grew older.
Well, that stunt did earn him millions in salary and $17 million exact in net worth.
12. Chris Jericho (Net Worth: $18 million)
As of 2021, Chris Jericho has enjoyed 30 years of a successful career in wrestling. The six-time WWE world champion moved to AEW in 2019 under the biggest contract of his career yet.
The multitalented star is also the lead singer for his band Fozzy.
11. Bella twins (Net Worth: $20 million)
The Bella Twins were undoubtedly, one of the most iconic tag teams on WWE that consisted of identical twins Nikki and Brie Bella.
Formerly, Nikki has held the Divas championships twice and Brie Once. Their combined net worth of $20 million makes them some of the richest wrestlers out there.
10. Hulk Hogan (Net Worth: $25 million)
Hulk Hogan is commonly considered the most recognizable wrestler in the world. He predominantly ruled the wrestling world in the 1980s.
Besides being a phenomenal wrestler, Hogan is also an actor, entrepreneur, musician, and television personality.
9. Stacy Keibler (Net Worth: $25 million)
Stacy began her career as a dancer, and a cheerleader before the wrestling bug bit her. After seven years long wrestling career, she left the ring to pursue acting.
Likewise, fans fondly remember her short romantic relationship with George Clooney in 2011. Keibler has a combined net worth of $25m with her current husband, Jared Pobre.
8. Kurt Angle (Net Worth: $25 million)
Kurt Angle is a retired professional wrestler who now works as a backstage producer in WWE. Besides that, he occasionally stars in movies.
Kurt is the only wrestler to win Olympic gold in WWE history, a feat which he achieved in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Triple H once said, “Probably the fastest guy I’ve ever seen pick this business up,” describing Kurt. His annual salary now is $600,000.
7. Brock Lesner (Net Worth: $28 million)
The talented Brock Lesner is a wrestler, mixed martial artist, and also a football player. He is best remembered as the eight times overall world champion.
After beginning his career with WWD in 2000, he soon became the youngest champion in the title’s history.
Since 2020, he has been away from WWE as both parties could not reach an agreement regarding a new contract. But Lesner has no plans of retiring soon.
6. Steve Austin (Net Worth: $30 million)
Steve debuted into WWF in 1995 and made his character of a handsome blonde man immortal.
Austin had some epic battles with the undertakers, the rock, and Shawn Michaels during his career. The former wrestler is inducted into the WWE hall of fame and lives a millionaire life with his family.
5. John Cena (Net Worth: $60 million)
A living legend in WWE, John Cena is a 16 times world champion, New York Times bestseller, actor, and musician. There’s barely anyone who doesn’t know Cena or his iconic “You can’t see me.”
With $60 million in net worth, the fast and furious superstar is also well known for his philanthropic activities.
4. Stephanie McMahon (Net Worth: $150 million)
When the WWE stock hit an all-time high, her total shares were worth $225 million.
Likewise, Stephanie debuted in the arena in 1999 and is a one-time winner of the WWF championship.
3. Triple H (Net Worth: $150 million)
Professional wrestler, businessman, and actor Triple H is considered one of the greatest heel in WWE.
Fans eagerly remember the performance that made him win five world heavyweight champions and nine WWE championships.
Since he started to appear in the ring less, he has taken the role of executive vice president for Global Talent Strategy & Development for WWE. He earns an annual salary of $2.8 million.
Being married into the McMahon family has also helped him a lot in climbing up the charts of the richest wrestlers. $150m is the combined net worth of his wife, Stephanie McMahon.
Besides that, he is also the founder and executive producer of NXT.
2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (Net Worth: $400 million)
Securing the number two spot on our list of the richest wrestlers is Dwayne Johnson. Popularly known as the rock, Dwayne has conquered the hearts of fans all over with both his wrestling and acting skills.
He was won the world championship ten times and the tag team championship five times.
He retired from his wrestling career in 2019 to devote all of his attention to acting.
1. Vince McMahon (Net Worth: $1 billion)
We hope that you are not surprised by seeing Vince at the top of the list! As the current CEO and chairman of WWE inc., it is a no-brainer that he makes more than anyone in the world of wrestling.
An occasional wrestler himself, Vince owns 28.7 million shares of WWE. Besides his luxurious real estate investments, he also owns a yacht named ‘sexy bitch.’
The above list describes the richest wrestlers in the world as of 2021. Finally, let’s sum up the list quickly:
- Vince McMahon
- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
- Triple H
- Stephanie Mc Mahon
- John Cena
- Steve Austin
- Kurt angle
- Brock Lesner
- Stacy Keibler
- Hulk Hogans
- Bella Twins
- Chris Jericho
- Shawn Michaels
- The undertaker
- Dave Bautista
- Bill Goldberg
- Big Show
- Jeff Jarrett
- Mick Foley
- Bret Hart
- Seth Rollins
- Maryse Ouellet
- The Miz
- Daniel Bryan
- Roman reigns
- David Otunga
- Kevin Von Erich