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The Richest Wrestlers in the World

Who are the richest wrestlers in the world?

I think everyone loves a bit of wrestling at some point in their life, don’t they? 

Well, if wrestling is your thing, or you’re just curious, here’s a list of the 25 richest wrestlers in the world.

 

The 25 Richest Wrestlers in the World

The list of wrestlers and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as celebritynetworth.com.

These are the 25 richest wrestlers in the world, as of 2019:

 

25. Nikki Bella

Richest Wrestlers - Nikki Bella

Net Worth: $6 Million

Nikki Bella is an American wrestler who has a net worth of $6 million dollars.

Nikki Bella, is one half of the twin sister wrestling team, the Bella Twins.

Both sisters tried out for the WWE in 2006 but didn’t make it at that time. However, a year later they were invited to join the development league and Nikki was promoted to join her sister in the main roster a year later.

Since then, Nikki has been ranked World No.1 on the Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Female 50 in 2015 and was named Diva of the Year by Rolling Stone.

 

24. Trish Stratus 

Richest Wrestlers - Trish Stratus

Net Worth: $6 Million

The second female professional wrestler on the list is Trish Stratus.

Trish is a retired Greek Canadian wrestler and has a net worth of $6 million dollars. She’s also been a fitness model and actress.

She began wrestling for the WWF/WWE in 2000 and became a four-time Women’s Wrestling Champion.

Since leaving the sport, she has acted as the spokeswoman for the World Natural Sports Association.

 

23. AJ Styles 

Richest Wrestlers - AJ Styles

Net Worth: $6 Million

American professional wrestler, AJ Styles, has a net worth of $6 million.

He was born in Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina and started his wrestling career on the independent circuit.

He went on to become a three-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion and was the first wrestler to compete TNA’s Triple Crown.

 

22. Wade Barrett

Richest Wrestlers - Wade Barrett

Net Worth: $7 Million

Former bare-knuckle boxer, Wade Barrett is an English professional wrestler with a net worth of $7 million.

Wade’s real name is Stuart Alexander Bennett, and he was born in Preston, Lancashire, England.

He competed and won the first season of the WWE Next, gaining his official WWE contract.

Stepping out of the ring for a while, due to visa complications, Barrett returned to the ring as – Bad News Barrett!

 

21. Bret Hart

Richest Wrestlers - Bret Hart

Net Worth: $7 Million

Bret Hart is a professional wrestler, actor and writer who retired from the sport in 2000. He has a net worth of $7 million.

Brett has a written an autobiography, contributed to a weekly column in the Calgary Sun and made a number of TV guest appearances.

In his time, Brett was a very successful wrestler, winning the WWF Championship five times and the WCW Championship twice.

In 2007, he released his autobiography to the world.

 

20. Kevin Nash

Richest Wrestlers - Kevin Nash

Net Worth: $8 Million

Six-time World Champion, Kevin Nash, has a net worth of $8 million dollars.

Wrestling for over two decades, Kevin won the WCW Championship and the WCW Heavyweight Championship five times, as well as many tag team championships.

He retired from wrestling in 2010 and has appeared in films like The Longest Yard and Magic Mike.

Nash is one of the richest wrestlers in the world!
 

19. Sting 

Richest Wrestlers - Sting

Net Worth: $8 Million

Steven Borden, or Sting as he’s known in the wrestling world, is an American professional wrestler and 15-time world heavyweight champion.

Sting was named the greatest superstar in WCW history by WWE, for his incredible achievements and victories in the sport.

He held a total of 25 championships was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016.

 

18. Seth Rollins 

Richest Wrestlers - Seth Rollin

Net Worth: $9 Million

Seth Rollins is a professional wrestler from America, who has a net worth of $9 million.

He was born in Buffalo, Iowa in May and is a WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

Seth made his WWE debut in 2012 with his former team, “Sheild”. He then went onto became a part of “The Authority”.

Rollins won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania in 2015.

 

17. David Otunga

Richest Wrestlers - David Otunga

Net Worth: $10 Million

39-year-old David Otunga is a professional wrestler from America who has a net worth of $10 million dollars.

David is also a qualified lawyer and actor, graduating from Harvard Law School and appearing in the 2013 film, The Call.

He started wrestling for Florida Championship Wrestling in 2009 and was named the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie of the Year in 2010.

David is married to actress and singer, Jennifer Hudson.

 

16. Randy Orton

Richest Wrestlers - Randy Orton

Net Worth: $11 Million

Randy Orton is an American professional wrestler with a net worth of $11 million.

He has won eleven championships in WWE and became the youngest person ever to win the World Heavyweight Championship.

Randy has been the headline act for WrestleMania XXV and various other pay-per-view events.

 

15. Roman Reigns

Richest Wrestlers - Roman Reigns

Net Worth: $12 Million

Next on the list is Roman Reigns.

Roman is an American professional wrestler who has a net worth of $12 million.

Originating in Florida, Roman Reigns has won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times, the Royal Rumble in 2015 and various other tournaments.

Unfortunately, in 2018, Roman announced he was stepping away from the sport due to his ongoing battle with leukaemia.

 

14. Eric Bischoff

Richest Wrestlers - Eric Bischoff

Net Worth: $12.5 Million

American wrestler, Eric Bischoff, is a man of many talents.

He’s an entrepreneur, pro wrestling booking agent, TV personality, and television producer.

Eric is best known for his role as Executive Producer and President of World Championship Wrestling.

Before his wrestling career, Eric had several occupations, including, owning a successful landscaping business and competing as a pro kickboxer.

$12.5 million dollars places Eric Bischoff in fourteenth place on our list of richest wrestlers in the world. 

 

13. Dave Bautista 

Richest Wrestlers - Dave Bautista

Net Worth: $13 Million

Coming in at number thirteen on our list of richest wrestlers is Dave Bautista.

Dave is an American actor, professional mixed martial artist and pro wrestler.

He is a six-time world wrestling champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times.

Bautista’s most notable movie role was in Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, where he played “Drax”.

 

12. Bill Goldberg

Richest Wrestlers - Bill Goldberg

Net Worth: $14 Million

Bill Goldberg is a former professional wrestler and football player.

He has a net worth of $14 million dollars and is one of only three men ever to hold world champion status of both the WWE and the WCW.

Goldberg was the first undefeated world champion in the history of professional wrestling. 

Since his retirement from the sport, he has been working as an animal welfare advocate and helping children with cancer in his local hospitals. 

 

11. Jeff Jarrett 

Richest Wrestlers - Jeff Jarrett

Net Worth: $15 Million

Jeff Jarrett has a net worth of $15 million.

He is an American professional wrestler who was born in July 1976.

During his wrestling career, Jeff won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, the NWA World Heavyweight Championship and the WWF Intercontinental Champion multiple times.

He joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1993 and used the persona of a country music singer.

 

10. The Undertaker 

Richest Wrestlers - The Undertaker

Net Worth: $17 Million

Bringing us into the top ten is one of the most legendary wrestlers of all time, The Undertaker.

The Undertaker, whose real name is, Mark William Calaway, is an American professional wrestler that has a net worth of $17 million.

Mark became a professional wrestler in 1984, since going on to win seven world championships.

Using his wrestling money wisely, Mark invests heavily in real estate and his charity, “The Zeus Compton Calaway Save the Animals Fund” which focuses on providing financial support for large dogs.

Mark married former pro wrestler, Michelle McCool, in 2010.

 

9. Mick Foley 

Richest Wrestlers - Mick Foley

Net Worth: $18 Million

Number nine on our list of richest wrestlers is another wrestling superstar, Mick Foley.

Mick is a retired professional wrestler from America, who has a net worth of $18 million.

He started wrestling when he was in high school and joined World Championship Wrestling in 1991.

In 1996, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation and went by the names, Cactus Jack, Mankind and Dude Love.

Throughout his wrestling career, he won three WWF Championships and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

After retiring, Mick decided to try his hand at acting and writing.

 

8. Big Show

Richest Wrestlers - Big Show

Net Worth: $20 Million

Big Show is a professional wrestler and actor with a net worth of $20 million.

As his name suggests, he is one of the biggest wrestlers in the world, measuring 7 feet tall and weighing 441 pounds.

In 1995, he made his debut into world championship wrestling and went on to sign a ten-year contract with the WWF/E in 1999.

Big Show won titles like the WCW World Heavyweight Championship and the WWE United States Championship.

He has also been in a number of films, such as Jingle All The Way and The Water Boy.

 

7. Hulk Hogan 

Richest Wrestlers - Hulk Hogan

Net Worth: $25 Million

This wrestler needs no introduction. He is arguably the most famous wrestler of all time.

Hollywood Hulk Hogan is a former professional wrestler who has a net worth of $25 million.

He is most famous for his WWF wrestling days but has since become an actor and reality TV star, with his most famous role being “Thunderlips” in 1982’s Rocky III.

After his divorce, Hulk lost 70% of his assets to his ex-wife and was on the verge of bankruptcy.

However, he has managed to regain his finances and rejoined the WWE as a host of WrestleMania.

 

6. Triple H 

Richest Wrestlers - Triple H

Net Worth: $40 Million

In sixth place is American professional wrestler and actor, Triple H.

He has a net worth of $40 million dollars and is best known for being Hunter Hearst Helmsley in the WWE.

During his wrestling career, he won my titles, including nine WWF/WWE Championships and five World Heavyweight Championships.

Moving in a new direction with his career, Triple H took a job as the Executive Vice President of Talent, earning an annual salary of $2.8 million.

$2.8 million dollars a year sure helps him climb the richest wrestlers list. 

 

5. Stephanie McMahon 

Richest Wrestlers - Stephanie McMahon

Net Worth: $45 Million

In fifth place is a former professional wrestler and wrestling valet, Stephanie McMahon.

She has a net worth of $45 million dollars and owns somewhere in the region of 2.5% of the WWE.

Much of her net worth can be attributed to her father, Vince McMahon, who is the founder, chairman and CEO of the WWE.

Stephanie is married to number six on our list of richest wrestlers, “Triple H”.

 

4. Steve Austin

Richest Wrestlers - Steve Austin

Net Worth: $50 Million

Steve Austin is a retired professional wrestler who has a net worth of $50 million dollars.

He is a six-time world champion and three-time Royal Rumble, winner.

Steve joined the WWF in 1995, which is when his most famous persona was born – “Stone Cold Stunner” or “Stone Cold Steve Austin”.

After he left the WWF, he got into television and film, cast in roles in The Longest Yard and The Condemned.

 

3. John Cena

Richest Wrestlers - John Cena

Net Worth: $55 Million

John Cena is an American professional wrestler who has a net worth of $55 million.

He began wrestling professionally in 2000 and has since enjoyed a highly successful career.

He has won twelve World Titles, three US Championships and two World Tag Team Championships, to name just a few of his accomplishments. 

John is also passionate about acting and fitness. He has leading roles in films like The Marine, Trainwreck and 12 Rounds.

 

2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Richest Wrestlers - The Rock

Net Worth: $280 Million

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnston is a former professional wrestler and American actor who has a net worth of $280 million dollars.

Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Dwayne made his WWF debut in 1996 and made a name for himself in the sport until 2004.

During his wrestling career, he was a nine-time world heavyweight champion, before deciding to switch his focus to acting.

Since then, Dwayne has starred in films like The Scorpion King, Gridiron Gang, Be Cool, The Game Plan, Tooth Fairy, and The Fast & The Furious Franchise.

 

1. Vince McMahon

Richest Wrestlers - Vince McMahon

Net Worth: $2.2 Billion

Absolutely dominating the top spot is the CEO and majority shareholder of the WWE, Vince McMahon.

Vince is a former professional wrestler that’s used his wrestling status to move into several different industries.

He is a commentator, promoter and film producer, with an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion.

Vince owns roughly 57% of WWE’s Class A common stock, which tripled to $90 per stock in October 2018.

His Greenwich, Connecticut mansion is worth around $40 million dollars, and when he’s in Manhattan, he stays in his $12 million dollar Penthouse.

As if topping the richest wrestlers list wasn’t enough recognition, he was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
 

Summary

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 25 wrestlers in the world.

It’s certainly an eye-opener into what’s possible in the entertainment industry. 

Here’s a quick recap of the 25 richest wrestlers in the world:

  1. Vince McMahon
  2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
  3. John Cena
  4. Steve Austin
  5. Stephanie McMahon
  6. Triple H
  7. Hulk Hogan
  8. Big Show
  9. Mick Foley
  10. The Undertaker
  11. Jeff Jarrett
  12. Bill Goldberg
  13. Dave Bautista
  14. Eric Bischoff
  15. Roman Reigns
  16. Randy Orton
  17. David Otunga
  18. Seth Rollins
  19. Sting
  20. Kevin Nash
  21. Bret Hart
  22. Wade Barrett
  23. AJ Styles
  24. Trish Stratus
  25. Nikki Bella

How many of these wrestlers did you expect to appear on this list of the richest wrestlers in the world? Leave a comment below.

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