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Who is the highest-paid wrestler in WWE?

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WWE, the epicentre of sports entertainment, has long been renowned for its larger-than-life superstars and their extravagant lifestyles.

As the company continues to reach new heights of global prominence, so too have the salaries of its biggest stars risen to match.

With that in mind, it comes as no surprise that the current crop of top performers in WWE are earning more than ever before. Let’s take a closer look at the five highest-paid wrestlers in WWE for 2023:

Brock Lesnar – $4.03 Million Per Year in WWE

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Standing tall at the apex of the list, with an estimated annual salary of £4.03 million, is the one and only Brock Lesnar.

Lesnar, the beast incarnate, has been a dominant force in the company for over a decade, inspiring awe in fans and fear in opponents alike.

Whether it be his herculean strength, lightning-fast athleticism, or his signature F5 finishing move, there’s simply no denying the impact Lesnar has had on the industry.

Roman Reigns – £4.02 Million Per Year

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Not far behind, with an estimated annual salary of £4.02 million, is Roman Reigns, the former Shield member who has cemented himself as one of the biggest stars in the company.

Reigns’ infectious charisma, intense in-ring style, and his remarkable ability to connect with the WWE Universe have made him an audience favourite and a lucrative asset to the company.

Randy Orton – £3.2 Million Per Year WWE Salary

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With an estimated annual salary of £3.2 million, Randy Orton, the Viper, takes his place among the highest-paid performers in WWE.

Orton, with his impressive record of accolades and longevity in the industry, is a true veteran of the sport, and his patented RKO finishing move continues to leave fans breathless.

Whether he’s generating heat with the WWE Universe or delivering a show-stopping performance in the ring, Orton is a valuable asset to the company.

Seth Rollins – £2.82 Million Per Year

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Another top performer in WWE, Seth Rollins, the ‘Visionary’, boasts an estimated annual salary of £2.82 million. Rollins has been a staple of the company for several years, captivating audiences with his incredible athleticism and high-flying style.

He’s known for his tireless work ethic, his passion for the business, and his ability to bring out the best in his opponents, making him a fan favourite and an important figure in the industry.

Becky Lynch – £2.5 Million Per Year

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Last but certainly not least, with an estimated annual salary of £2.5 million, is Becky Lynch, the Man.

Lynch, a trailblazer for women’s wrestling in WWE, is one of the most popular superstars in the company and a true representation of the power of women in the industry.

Her magnetic charisma, in-ring ability, and her connection with the audience make her an invaluable asset to the company and a true icon of the sport.


These five superstars are the epitome of success in the pro wrestling industry, and their salaries are a testament to the value they bring to the company.

From their breathtaking in-ring performances to their magnetic personalities, they are the backbone of the company and will continue to be so for years to come.

Jake Skudder
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