The Richest Wrestlers in the World

Random Celebrity Article By on September 4, 2012

Who are the richest wrestlers in the world? For anyone whose parents say you'll never make any money learning to take a folding chair to the face, immediately show them this list. Over the last 30 years, Vince McMahon has turned the WWE, formerly WWF, into one of most popular and profitable sports companies in the world. In the process McMahan has made dozens of wrestlers extremely rich. He also earned himself an astonishing personal fortune. Today, WWE Raw and SmackDown are consistently some of the top ten most viewed shows on cable television, attracting between four and six million viewers each week. WrestleMania XXVIII aired on April 1st 2012 and was the highest grossing event in the company's history with nearly $70 million in pay per view revenues. But who are the richest wrestlers in the world? Which WWE stars are body slamming into a bed of cash every night? Scroll down for the full list of the richest wrestlers in the world…

Richest Wrestlers

Who are the Richest Wrestlers in the World?

***The figures contained in this list were acquired from all publicly available information including salaries, real estate holdings, divorces, record sales, royalties and endorsements. The final net worths come from a formula that takes out taxes, manager's fees, agents' fees, and lifestyle.***

Gallery of the Top 10 Richest Wrestlers:

The Richest Wrestlers in the World:

    • #1: The Rock Net Worth – $70 Million
    • #2: Steve Austin Net Worth – $45 Million
    • #3: John Cena Net Worth – $35 Million
    • #4: Big Show Net Worth – $30 Million
    • #5: Triple H Net Worth: $25 Million
    • #6: Kurt Angle Net Worth – $20 million
    • #7: Chris Jericho Net Worth – $18 Million
    • #8: Shawn Michaels Net Worth – $17 Million
    • #9: The Undertaker Net Worth – $16 Million
    • #10: Mick Foley Net Worth – $15 Million
    • #11: Bret Hart Net Worth – $14 Million
    • #12: Edge Net Worth – $14 Million
    • #13: Sting Net Worth – $13 Million
    • #14: Brock Lesnar Net Worth – $12.5 Million
    • #15: Goldberg Net Worth – $12 Million
    • #16: Batista Net Worth – $10 Million
    • #17: JBL Net Worth – $9 Million
    • #18: Rey Mysterio Net Worth – $8.5 Million
    • #19: Kevin Nash Net Worth – $8 Million
    • #20: CM Punk Net Worth – $7.5 Million
    • #21: Jerry Lawler Net Worth – $7 Million
    • #22: Randy Orton Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #23: Alberto Del Rio Net Worth – $6 Million
    • #24: Hulk Hogan Net Worth – $5 Million

***Hogan lost an estimated $25 million in his divorce from ex-wife Linda Hogan. Linda was awarded 70% of the couple's liquid assets, a 40% stake in all of Hulk's companies, six luxury cars and millions more in property***

  • #24: Ric Flair Net Worth – $5 Million
  • #25: The Miz Net Worth – $5 Million
  • #26: Rowdy Roddy Piper Net Worth – $4 Million
  • #27: Chyna Net Worth: $1.5 Million

Bonus:

  • Vince McMahon Net Worth – $500 Million
  • Randy Savage Net Worth – $8 Million

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