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10 Richest Wrestlers in the World (Forbes, 2019)

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This post outlines the current list of the Top 10 Richest Wrestlers in The World this 2019 and net worth as compiled by Forbes.

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We all know that Football is the most popular sporting activity in the world. Although, wrestling (WWE) isn’t as popular as other major sports like football, basketball, cricket, etc, the wrestling industry boast to be one of the most entertaining sports having the likes of rich superstars who earn just as their fellow athletes do in other sports.

These professional wrestlers are known for their acrobatic stunts they put on the ring when they fight their opponents. They are also Movie stars as you notice them often, acting leading roles in Hollywood movies because of their strong physique. Well, all these acts make these top professional wrestlers rich celebrities, but their profession involves risks and injuries which often leads to death of popular WWE stars.

In this write-up, we shall list below the wealthiest WWE superstars/celebrities or better still, the top 10 richest wrestlers in the world currently and their net worth. Note that WWE means World Wresting Entertainment and it was formerly known as WWF (World Wrestling Federation) which boast of popular wrestling superstars like the Undertaker, Tripple-H, Shane McMahon, Sean Michael, John Cena, e.t.c.

Below is Forbes Recent List of Top Wrestlers in the World and Net Worth this 2019.

1. Chris Jericho Net Worth $18 Million

Although retired, WWE superstar Chris Jericho was one of the most successful wrestlers in the world who during his career won about 30 championships and was the undisputed champion of World Wrestling Federation (WWF).

He has earned titles like the World Championships title, World heavyweight championships title, Grand slam e.t.c.

He is currently a musician and an author and was one of the highest paid wrestler in the WWE.

2. Kurt Angle Net Worth $20 Million

From the early age of 6, Kurt angle began his journey into fame in the WWE. The former WWE champion hails from Pennsylvania, winning the State Wrestling championship, also in the Olympics.

He became a professional wrestler in 1996 and has since won various awards. He is also on the list of richest world wrestlers.

3. Big Show Net Worth $22 Million

Big show’s real name is Paul Randall Wight Jr. It was his gigantic stature of 7 feet tall and 440 pounds weight in size that earned him “the big show”.

He won the 60 man battle royal and is among the famous American wrestlers in the WWE today.

He also has won numerous titles like intercontinental championship, United States championship e.t.c. He is also an actor in Hollywood.

4. Scott hall Net Worth $30 Million

He is also retired but is among the famous American professional wrestler to be inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame.

During his time, he won Intercontinental championships, United stated Heavyweight championships, Tag team championships. He is the founder of the New World Order.

5. Triple H Net Worth $40 Million

WWE Superstar Triple H real name is Hunter Heart Hemsley. He was into bodybuilding before he ventured into wrestling. He is among the top WWE earners and superstars of all the time.

He has won various Championships in WWE. As earlier stated, he is currently married to Stephanie McMahon. He is the current Executive Vice President of WWE and has also acted movies in Hollywood.

6. Stephanie McMahon Net Worth $45 Million

She is one of the hottest Divas in the WWE and currently the General manager of the Entertainment Company.

She is the daughter of famous Wrestler and WWE owner Vince McMahon and wife to the Executive Vice president of WWE, Triple H.

Stephanie is the daughter of Vince McMahon, founder and CEO of the WWE. Her net worth is estimated at $45 million dollars. She also owns 2.5% of the WWE stock.

Her wealth can be traced to her father. Stephanie is a retired wrestler and is currently married to another popular and rich wrestler, “Triple H”.

She is the richest female wrestler in the world presently.

7. Steve Austin Net Worth $50 Million

Popular American wrestler, Steve Austin also known as Stone Cold hails from Texas. Although retired, he is a Hollywood actor and producer. He is also among the richest on the list.

He was the Co-general of RAW and host of the WWE Reality series, Tough Enough.

Although, Austin is a retired professional wrestler, his net worth is estimated at $50 million dollars. He holds the six-time world champion record and emerged the winner of the Royal Rumble three times.

Steve began his  career in the WWF in 1995 with his persona known as – “Stone Cold Stunner” or “Stone Cold Steve Austin”. He has other investments and assets that puts him among the world’s richest wrestlers this 2019.

8. John Cena Net Worth $55 Million

WWE Fans favorite John Cena is an American professional wrestler from Massachusetts whose net worth is estimated at $55 million USD. He started his Wrestling career winning the Ultimate Pro wrestling heavyweight championship.

He the most popular wrestler in the world and one of the highest paid and has since lived up to that by winning series of titles like the WWE championship title, Royal Rumble matches 2 times. He has also acted series of movies.

He started his wrestling career professionally in 2000 and has gone to be one of the most loved wrestler in the world. John Cena has won twelve World Titles, two World Tag Team Championships and three US Championships among others.

Aside wrestling, John Cena is into acting and fitness also.

9. Dwayne Johnson Net Worth $280 Million

Dwayne Johnson is a popular movie star in Hollywood especially in the Fast and Furious series. He would also feature in DC’s Black Adam and Shazam series.

In wrestling, he is known as “The Rock”. He was a football player before venturing into wrestling.

He is The Rock is the second richest wrestler in the world 2019 due to his acting career and other endorsements he signed.

Dwayne has an estimated net worth of $280 million dollars. He comes from a family of wrestlers. In fact, his father Dwayne made his WWF debut in 1996 while he became popular in 2004.

He holds a record of nine time world heavyweight champion in his wrestling career. He is now into acting. He is among the highest paid Hollywood actors this year.

10. Vince McMahon Net Worth $2.2 Billion

Vince McMahon is the CEO of the Entertainment company, WWE. He is the richest wrestler in the world. Although, he was a former wrestler, he still hits the ring sometimes.

He is a commentator of WWE. He has also won the World championships and Royal Rumble matches. It is not surprising to see him on the list of top 10 richest WWE wrestlers for this year 2019 as he has various investments.

Vince controls up to 60% of WWE’s Class A common stock priced at $90 per stock as of 2018. He owns a $40 million dollars mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut and another $12 million dollar Penthouse in Manhattan.

Other worthy mentions include:

Undertaker net worth: $17 million

Shawn Michael’s net worth: $13 million

Baptista net worth: $14 million

Most of these wrestlers are retired and are no longer in active service. We would update this list as we continue our research on the richest wrestlers in the world.

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