Top 10 Highest Paid Wrestlers in WWE 2021

Top 10 Highest Paid Wrestlers in WWE 2022

WWE stars are always popular because of their wrestling skills and dramatic ring characters. As the wrestlers are widely popular internationally, no wonder they are big endorsers of many brands. Their face value adds up pennies every minute in their accounts. Some of the wrestlers are even multi-talented with singing, acting and other arts which adds up to their net worth. Let’s know about ten wrestlers like this who are the top 10 highest paid wrestlers in WWE till 2021…

1.Brock Lesnar:

Brock Edward Lesnar is an American-Canadian professional wrestler, retired mixed martial artist, former amateur wrestler and professional football player. He is currently signed with WWE where he performs on the SmackDown brand. The popular wrestler Brock Lesnar is now the richest player among all the players in the ring. Brock’s recent net worth is 12.612 US Dollars which is 12 times more than the 10th wrestles of this list, Dolph Ziggler. 

2.John Cena:

After Brock, the 2nd highest paid wrestler of the year is none other than John Cena. John Felix Anthony Cena is an American part-time professional wrestler, actor, television presenter, and former rapper currently signed to WWE. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he is tied with Ric Flair for the most world championship reigns in professional wrestling history. This wrestler turned actor is too talented to be only one thing at a time. Thus the star is undoubtedly one of the highest paid wrestlers of WWE. His net worth is 8.950 million US Dollar which is around four million less than Brock Lesnar.

3.Roman Reigns:

Leati Joseph “Joe” Anoa’i is a Samoan-American professional wrestler, actor, and former professional gridiron football player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Roman Reigns, and is the current WWE Universal Champion in his second reign. Roman Reigns is also a multi talented celebrity who is popular internationally. The celebrity is in the wrestling industry for a long time. Wrestling runs in his family as well as his father, brothers and other family members are also well-known faces in the industry. Roman Reigns net worth is 5.289 million US Dollar as of 2021.

4.Randy Orton:

Randal Keith Orton, is an American professional wrestler and actor. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand as one half of the Raw Tag Team Champions with Riddle in their first reign. This wrestler is also into the wrestling industry along with all of his family members. He is also an actor and a popular face of the entertainment industry. Randy Orton’s current net worth is 4.746 million US Dollar.

5.AJ Styles:

Allen Neal Jones, popularly known by his ring name AJ Styles, is an American professional wrestler, currently working with World Wrestling Entertainment on the Raw brand. Styles has been considered as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Styles started his wrestling career in 1998 with Independent wrestling platforms and later joined World Championship Wrestling in 2001. He joined Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in 2002 and stayed till 2014. Styles has had a great wrestling career so far, where he held several wrestling titles at different wrestling platforms that include NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times, TNA World Heavyweight Championship twice, and was the inaugural titleholder of the X Division Championship, which he won six times. The wrestler has a net worth of 3.661 million USD.

6.Seth Rollins:

Colby Daniel Lopez aka Seth Rollins is an American professional wrestler, wrestling trainer, and actor. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Seth Rollins. He calls himself “The Architect Kingslayer”. He was sent to Florida Championship Wrestling which was WWE’s developing territory. Seth was its first Grand Slam Champion. In 2012, he debuted on WWE’s main roster. He is also known for his many championship titles. Presently, he is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion. This wrestler has a net worth of 3.119 US Dollar. 

7.The Miz:

Michael Gregory Mizanin, or as he is better known, The Miz, is a WWE Superstar, actor, and reality TV personality. He is the current holder of the ‘WWE Intercontinental Championship’, and in the past has held the ‘WWE Championship’, the ‘WWE Tag Team Championship’, the ‘WWE United States Championship’ and more. Since childhood, he has been an ardent fan of professional wrestling and after a successful run in various MTV reality shows, he joined the ‘Ultimate Pro Wrestling’ (UPW) company to train at the ‘Ultimate University’. He competed in the fourth season of ‘Tough Enough’, and made it to the final round. After doing another round in the development circuit, Mizanin debuted as a ‘Smackdown!’ host in 2006. With his long career, he became one of the highest paid wrestlers of WWE with an estimated net worth of 2.577 Million USD.

8.The Undertaker:

The Undertaker is an American professional wrestler. He is a four-time ‘WWF/E Champion’ and a three-time ‘World Heavyweight Champion.’ Considered to be one of the most popular wrestlers in the world, he began his wrestling career with ‘World Class Championship Wrestling’ (WCCW) in 1984. He became associated with ‘WWF’ (WWE from 2002) in 1990 and has worked for the promotion since then, becoming WWE’s longest-tenured performer. Born as Mark William Calaway in Texas, he took a special interest in sports. He played basketball for his high school team and then played college basketball while studying at the ‘Texas Wesleyan University.’ He ventured into wrestling in 1984, and over the next few years adopted a variety of gimmicks and ring names in order to create a successful image for himself. He assumed the ring name ‘The Master of Pain’ in 1989 and eventually started calling himself ‘The Punisher.’ While working with the ‘World Championship Wrestling’ (WCW), he adopted the ring name ‘Mean Mark Callous,’ a name devised for him by Terry Funk. The famous Undertaker has a net worth of 2.577 million USD like The Miz.

9.Kevin Owens:

Kevin Owens is a Canadian professional wrestler. He is currently under contract with WWE. He is best known for being a former NXT Champion and WWE Intercontinental Champion. Kevin Owens was born on May 7, 1984 in Quebec, Canada. He wanted to become a wrestler after watching Shawn Michaels vs Diesel at Wrestlemania 11. He debuted in the independent circuit in 2000 at the age of 16. After 14 years in the independent circuit and Ring of Honor, he joined WWE in 2014. He joined NXT and became NXT Champion. He debuted in the main roster by attacking John Cena. Since then, he has won the Intercontinental Championship twice. His net worth is 2.034 million USD as of 2021.

10.Dolph Ziggler:

Dolph Ziggler is an American wrestler and an occasional actor and stand-up comedian. His love for wrestling since he was five not only led to his becoming a professional wrestler, but also made him a renowned international figure in the field. Ever since his early days, Ziggler loved watching wrestling events and showed signs of moving into the world of wrestling. By the age of 12, he knew he would be a professional wrestler one day. The heavily muscled Ziggler has been a champion since his university days. The record he had made in Kent State University is still unbroken. He is currently contracted to WWE on the SmackDown brand, and also did many wrestling episodes under the Raw brand. He has been a WWE mainstay over the past decade. He debuted with WWE with the name Nick Nemeth. This wrestler has a net worth of 1.627 million USD as of 2021 listing himself the tenth highest paid wrestler of the list.

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Written by Zannatul Ferdous

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