Forbes has revealed their list of 10 highest paid WWE Superstars. The estimates are for the year 2016.
WWE’s booking contracts, pay documents and public filings helped in compiling this list. The industry insider’s interview with the wrestlers also added a valuable insight.
It should be kept in mind that these figures comprise of basic salary plus the bonus payments from the merchandise and live events.
In 2015, Forbes revealed to us the list with John Cena leading it as the highest paid WWE star with $9.6 million, on second place we had Brock Lesnar with $6.0 million.
In 2016, there is a major twist. For that, you have to check out the list.
- Randy Orton is paid $1.9 million
- Seth Rollins is paid $2 million
- The Undertake is paid $2 million
- Shane McMahon is paid $2.2 million
- AJ Styles is paid $2.4 million
- Dean Ambrose is paid $2.7 million
- Roman Reigns is paid $3.5 million
- Triple H is paid $3.8 million
- John Cena is paid $8 million
- Brock Lesnar is paid $12 million