WWE Wrestlers Salaries & Contracts 2016

John Cena is the most popular and also the highest paid WWE wrestler. Some other famous wrestlers with high salaries are The Undertaker, The Rock, Triple H, The Great Khali. Most of the wrestlers related with this organization are bound by long-term contracts. They are judged based on their experience and capabilities. The contracts of wrestlers in the WWE might range from 1 year to 10 years. There are numerous income factors such as annual salary, traveling allowances, and bonuses that are offered to these wrestlers. The company pays each of its members differently which ranges from the management to the wrestlers.

What is Income of WWE Executives:

Vince McMahon ( CEO ) Salary In 2014 – $1,184,500
George Barrios (Financial and Strategic Officer)  – $800,000
Kevin Dunn (Producer)  – $800,000
Michael Luisi (WWE Studios President ) – $700,000
Paul “Triple H” Levesque (vice president live events, talent) – $550,000 + $1,000,000 in yearly contract. There is the additional fee for his match appearances.

WWE Wrestlers Contracts & Basic Salary:

A professional wrestler who signs up a contract with the WWE is offered a basic salary which is further added with bonuses. There is also merchandise share which is considered. There are PPV events which are considered as a good medium to earn extra income. Wrestlers such as John Cena get extra revenue through these matches. This amount is never revealed. John Cena is indeed the highest paid wrestler in the WWE at present. The Rock also makes huge income for his PPV appearances in a single year.

WWE Male Wrestlers Salary 2016:

STAR ANNUAL SALARY Bonuses & Royalties Contract
The Rock $3.5 Million 7% bonus for high merchandise sales, only appears on selected WWE Dates 3 Year (Part Time)
John Cena $2.75 Million 7% on merchandise sales, plus hefty PPV revenue share make his actual earnings way more 5 year
Triple H $2,12 million Also acts as WWE executive and talent contract. 5 Years
Brock Lesner $2 Million 3.25% bonus for high merchandise sales, Free Travel, PPV revenue share (2 Years) Contract expires in March 2015.
Undertaker $2.25 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
DolphZiggler $900,000 Travel & Accommodation 3 Year
Ray Mysterio  $985,00 4% bonus for high merchandise sales, travel & Accommodation 5 Years
Rusev $725,000 3 Years
Danial Bryan $700,000 5 Years
Mark Henry $877,000 3 Years
Goldust $725,000 3 Years
Titus O’Niel $335,050 2 Years
Stardust $245,000 2 years
Seth Rollins  $310,500 3 Years
Roman Reigns  $245,000 2 Years
R-Truth $244,000 3 Years
Ryback  $655,500 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
Cesaro $80,145 1 Year
Christian $595,000 3 Years
Curtis Axel $75,000 2 Years
Damien Mizdow $100,000 2 Years

WWE Female Wrestlers Salary 2016

STAR ANNUAL SALARY Bonuses & Royalties Contract
Nikki Bella $112,500 First Class Travel 5 Year
AJ Lee $104,300 5 Year
Alicia Fox $72,520 5 Year
Brie Bella $90,500 5 Year
Cameron $75,500 2 Year
Eve $109,475 3 Year
Layla $86,450 3 Year
Laliana Garcia 1 Year
Naomi $65,500 2 Year
Natalya $74,410 3 Year
Paige $65,500 2 Year
Summer Rae $65,500 2 Year


WrestleMania 32 may be the Biggest WrestleMania Ever at AT&T Stadium

WrestleMania 32: Next Year may see the Biggest WrestleMania WWE event in 2016 which could become the Biggest WrestleMania ever in the history of WWE. In 2016, WrestleMania is happening at AT&T Stadium, Arlington on 3rd April. This is the biggest Pro Wrestling event after Royal Rumble in the world. AT&T Stadium has the capacity to a held biggest event in the history of WWE. This stadium can handle up to 1,00,000 Audience. Last time this stadium handled 1,08,300 people in 2010 NBA All-Star game.

The biggest WrestleMania attendance is up to 93,173 which was in 3rd WrestleMania at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan in March. This event also holds the record of the highest audience in a live event in North America. This record was broken by 2010 NBA game described above.


WrestleMania is a week-long event with a series of short events from Championship matches to Hall of Fame. WWE has always introduced something new in WrestleMania. But we have to see the Power Couple in WWE Right now – Triple H and Stepney McMohan what they do this time.

WWE has some bigger plan in terms of making money to spreading their business worldwide where people love to watch WWE. This time, WWE has decided to go to India in January just before the Royal Rumble 2016. WWE in India to take place on 15th & 16th Jan 2016. Tickets have been sold and there is a great response in welcoming WWE in India.

WWE has increased the Stadium size for such big event like WrestleMania in past 10 years from Madison Square Garden to AT&T Stadium. In 2006, WrestleMania has the attendance of 17,000 due to less capacity Stadium at Allstate Arena in Rosemont. But after that, they never have attendance less than 70,000 in any year and this they have targeted of 1,00,000.

After that WrestleMania, Royal Rumble is costliest event to see live with their secondary tickets is of $469 and to get tickets in $218. Last year in 2015 April, WrestleMania ticket priced at the secondary market in average is $344.41 while the get-in price is $93. That price would place it just behind WrestleMania 29, which had an average price of $396.77 and a get-in price of $104, for the most expensive WrestleMania over the past five years on the secondary market