In this article we will check out the top 10 richest WWE wrestlers in 2021.
Professional wrestling is something we are all fans of. We have seen some of the great wrestlers over the years who have their global fan base around the world. The action-packed entertainment provided by these wrestlers worth up having huge financial packages.
The best thing that comes with fame is money. We have seen some of the superstars of WWE who made huge money with the sponsorships deals. Other than that some have already done great in their acting careers and some have their own tv shows.
We have seen a lot of wrestlers coming to WWE every year but there are only a few who have achieved great success in the wrestling industry. The earnings that wrestlers receive are from different sources which include professional wrestling, sponsorship deals, and other ventures. In this article, we will check out the top 10 richest WWE Wrestlers in 2021.
Top 10 Richest WWE Wrestlers 2021
10 Roman Reigns
Roman Reigns is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is one of the best WWE superstars of this era. Roman has won WWE Championship three times and the WWE Universal Championship twice in his career.
He also a one-time WWE United States Champion and one-time WWE Tag Team Champion with his partner in crime Seth Rollins. he won the most anticipated Royal Rumble match in 2015.
He had a record of doing most eliminations in a Royal Rumble match with 12 which he achieved in 2014. WWE had endeavored Reigns as their next face of the company. Roman reigns have a net worth of $15 million in 2021.
His salary with the WWE reaches $5 million annually. He earns perks and bonuses from his profession as well.
9 Big Show
Big Show is one of the strongest wrestlers in WWE history. He has been a part of WWE (formerly the World Wrestling Federation) from 1999 to 2021 with the ring name of Big Show.
Big Show is a world champion with multiple championships which includes the WWF/WWE Championship twice, WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship twice and the ECW World Heavyweight Championship once.
Big Show has also been featured in feature films and television series such as Jingle All the Way, The Waterboy, Star Trek: Enterprise, and many more. He has an estimated net worth of $16 million in 2021.
8 The Undertaker
The Undertaker is a renowned name in WWE history. He is rated as one of the best wrestlers for more than 3 decades in the wrestling entertainment industry. He is a dominant figure in WWE in the 90s and 20s. Undertaker is the longest-tenured wrestler in WWE history (30 years).
The Undertaker has won multiple championships during the course of his career which includes the WWF/E Championship four times, the World Heavyweight Championship three times, and the World Tag Team Championship six times.
He is Popularly regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. The Undertaker has an estimated net worth of $20 million in 2021.
7 Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan, is one of the greatest wrestlers the world has ever seen. He is a retired professional wrestler, television star, and actor. Hogan is the most versatile wrestling star worldwide and one of the most successful wrestlers in the 1980s.
He signed and joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1983. Hogan was successful during the initial days and won the WWF Championship five times. He is also the first wrestler in history to win back-to-back Royal Rumble matches, which he achieved in 1990 and 1991.
Hulk Hogan has an estimated net worth of $25 million in 2021.
6 Brock Lesnar
Brock Lesnar needs no introduction in this list. He is one of the best ring performers in WWE and UFC. Lesnar signed with WWE in 2000.
In 2006 he joined UFC and had great success over there. He returned back to professional wrestling in 2012 and just two years later, at WrestleMania 30, Lesnar overpowered The Undertaker to end his undefeated streak at WrestleMania. He also won the World Heavyweight Championship in 2014 and 2019 and WWE Universal Championship in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Lesnar is the only man in history to have a UFC championship and WWE world championship. Brock Lesnar estimated net worth is $28 million in 2021.
5 Kurt Angle
Kurt Angle is an Olympic gold medalist and one of the gifted best all-around performers in WWE history. He is best known for his non-stop action games in WWE.
Angle has retained the WWE Championship four times in his career including the World Heavyweight Championship once. Angle was drafted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2017.
He has also signed various pay-per-view events for WWE and TNA, which includes WrestleMania XIX as well. He is regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Kurt Angle has an estimated net worth of $30 million in 2021.
4 Stone Cold Steve Austin
Stone Cold is universally known as one of the greatest and most prominent professional wrestlers of all time. He signed with the World Wrestling Federation in 1995 after that he never looked back.
Austin had a tally of 19 championships throughout his wrestling career. He is a six-time WWF Champion, a two-time WWF Intercontinental Champion, a four-time WWF Tag Team Champion. Stone Cold is also a record three-time Royal Rumble winner.
Austin was drafted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009. Stone Cold has an estimated net worth of $30 million in 2021.
3 John Cena
John Cena is popularly regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he is currently contracted with WWE.
Cena is a five-time United States Champion and a 16-time world champion. He also accomplished two Royal Rumble matches and a Money in the Bank.
He will be seen in upcoming movies like F9 and The Suicide Squad in 2021. John Cena’s net worth is estimated at around $60 million in 2021.
2 Triple H
Triple H is a popular name in the wrestling industry. He is widely perceived as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. He is also the main man behind NXT.
Triple H has won multiple championships during his career which includes a five-time Intercontinental Champion, a three-time world tag team champion, and a fourteen-time world champion.
He was drafted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019. Triple H has an estimated net worth of $150 million in 2021.
1 The Rock
Rock is known as the most badass wrestler in WWE history. He has been a part of WWE during the initial stage of his career. After having a successful eight years in WWE he moved to pursue acting as a career. He is currently one of the world’s highest-grossing and highest-paid actors around the world.
Rock is a 10-time world champion, a two-time Intercontinental Champion, and also a Royal Rumble winner in 2000. He has been a part of successful films like the Game Plan (2007), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), Hercules (2014), Rampage and Skyscraper, and many more.
Rock total net worth is estimated around $400 million in 2021.
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WWE Payback 2020 Results: Roman Reigns Wins Universal Championship, Keith Lee defeated Randy Orton
WWE PAYBACK 2020:-
WWE turned to pay-per-view just one week after the grand event Summerslam with Payback. WWE Payback scheduled at the WWE Thunderdome in the Amway Centre in Orlando, Florida. The event happened on Sunday, August 30, which included the multiple high action-packed matches.
The biggest event featured at WWE Payback by a triple threat match for the Universal championship. ‘The Fiend’ Bray Wyatt who had already claimed the title at SummerSlam had to defend against ‘The Monster’ Braun Strowman and the ‘Big Dog’ Roman Reigns who recently came back at WWE for the big event.
The other side of the event featured between the women’s when Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax are gone head to head against Sasha Banks and Bayley for the women’s tag team championship.
Earlier Sasha Banks had missed the RAW Women’s Championship to Asuka at SummerSlam and also lost an opportunity to regain the title against the “Empress of Tomorrow” Asuka when the title rematch happened on RAW last week.
The third and the most anticipating match at WWE Payback witnessed between Bobby Lashley beat Apollo Crews in which Lashley claimed the United States championship.
WWE Payback Full Results
- Bobby Lashley defeated Apollo Crews
WWE now shows post-match photograph montage and the first of which featured are pictures of Bobby Lashley posing with the United States Championship, which he won at Payback for the title shot against Apollo Crews.
Big E defeated Sheamus
Big E shows Sheamus who is the boss in the ring and defeated him in a close match at payback.
Big E is worth watching in the ring. The highlight of the match is Big E spear through the rope to Sheamus when he wants to come inside the ring. This is one of the highly physical matchups at the grand event.
- Matt Riddle def. King Corbin
Matt Riddle defeated King Corbin at the Pay per view event. King Corbin was a favorite to win against the Riddle.
There were two big moments during the match when everybody thought that Korbin seemed to clinch the victory against Riddle and that is the suspense and drama of WWE match. At last, Riddle silences the king with finishing move from the top of the rope and riddle pull off the victory against King Corbin.
- Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax def. Bayley and Sasha Banks—WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships
This match was full of ups and down, this match obviously to be remembered for impressive teamwork which was quietly seen between Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax.
Bayley though was the star of this tag team match.
Shayna Baszler was seen submitting Bayley and Sasha Banks simultaneously with Bayley can’t resist for a long time and at lastly tapped out and this sets up the victory for Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax.
- Keith Lee def. Randy Orton
Another big event which featured Randy Orton and Keith Lee. There was a lot of buzz around the fans for this match.
It’s a match not for Orton fans as Keith Lee secured the win against Randy Orton at payback.
- Dominik and Rey Mysterio def. Seth Rollins and Murphy
Seth Rollins and Murphy are going up against the father-son duo. Rey Mysterio had a lot of tag team matches in his career but this time he had to team up with his son for an anticipating match at Payback.
Seth Rollins has seen fighting the match at a personal level and he spent a lot more time taunting Rey Mysterio during the match.
Rey Mysterio has been exceptional throughout the match with high flying moves.
Dominik and Rey Mysterio could make a great pair at WWE. Their win against Rolling and murphy is proof of it.
- Roman Reigns def. Braun Strowman and The Fiend—WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns had arrived when he has to be. The ‘Big Dog’ has done what everybody usually should do in a Triple Threat situation—hold out of the match and sign when your competitors are exhausted.
Everybody knows this event will be the headline match at Payback and how this match will be turned out nobody knows that. The entry of Roman Reigns change the course of the match.
Kevin Owens Reveals WWE NXT Return Talks With Triple H And Vince McMahon
KEVIN OWENS RETURN:-
Kevin Owens recently spoke to Brent Brookhouse of CBS sports and addressed that he might be headed back to WWE NXT.
Owens informed that he had been called by the WWE NXT a few years back and there is a possibility that he will be back to WWE NXT very soon. He told that he even talked with the WWE chairman Vince Mcmahon about a return to NXT it is something that he really wants to do but the future holds something else for Owens and the decision has been made to keep him on Raw or Smackdown.
Owens added “For a while there, it looked like I was going to head back to NXT. I had even discussed it with Vince McMahon and stuff like that. I was excited about it. I don’t know if it would have been a long or short term thing.
“I’ve been really wanting to go back there because I’d love to help make it grow even more and help make it as big as it can get and make it so we have three brands people know about. I would love for people to be just as aware of NXT as they are about Raw and SmackDown. I would have loved to be a part of that, but some decisions were made that I had to stay put on Raw and SmackDown. That’s fine, but I would love the chance to go back.”
Owens further added that NXT’s return is something that comes up during the talks with Triple H.
“I talk to Triple H on a regular basis and we bring it up once in a while. It’s just about timing, “There’s a lot of opportunities. The landscape of WWE is changing quite a bit through this situation and I think it’s going to keep evolving.
“The ideal scenario for me would be for NXT to be viewed as a third brand after Raw and Smackdown, and if it’s not already, it’s pretty close. I’d love to be a part of anything. I love to contribute to SmackDown, to Raw, to NXT. I just want to go where I’m needed and try to make a difference.”
Owen signed a contract with WWE in August 2014. He defeated Cj parker At his NXT debut match at “Takeover. Owens got the title shot against Sami Zayn and just after two months of his debut he goes on to become NXT Champion for the first time by defeating Sami Zayn at “Takeover: Rival” on February 11, 2015. He was sent to the main roster in the summer of 2015, shortly after losing the NXT Title to Finn Balor.
Owens made a return to NXT at “Takeover: WarGames” in November of last year with Tommaso Ciampa, Dominic Dijakovic’s current NXT Champion, and Keith Lee to defeat The Undisputed Era in the WarGames main event.
Is Ronda Rousey coming back to WWE around Summerslam in 2020?
Will Ronda Rousey return to WWE around Summerslam? Check out this post.
WWE’S plans for Summerslam is not going through the way it was planned. Summerslam would be going to tumble down as the coronavirus pandemic had no intent to slow down.WWE wanted to make up the absence of the biggest event Wrestlemania with another WWE main event Summerslam, but the situation does not allow WWE to it.
Reports claimed that WWE superstar Brock Lesner and Roman Reigns will not be a part of the show due to the absence of fans and the latest addition in this list is Ronda Rousey.
WWE is all set and planning for the biggest event but it seems that the most badass women(Ronda Rousey) will not be a part of the major event. The presence of Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch will attract the attention of WWE fans but the absence of Rousey will create a void in the summer’s biggest event.
Ringsidenews.com reports claimed that Ronda Rousey will not be a part of the summer’s biggest event. Rousey was not a part of the topic in backstage creative meetings and hence the return of Ronda might not happen and it’s not good news for Ronda Rousey fans.
Ronda signed a contract with WWE for 3 years starting from January 2018 and she will not be a part of WWE after 2021 once her contract expires.
Rousey said that before that she will never work full time in WWE again. We just have to wait and see that is she could be a part of WWE when Wrestlemania goes Hollywood in 2021. we have to wait and see whether the biggest WWE show on the planet will going to happen as the government banned the gathering of people for one year to control the consequences of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
There are strong rumors that Ronda Rousey will be back in Summerslam 2020 and she will be a part of the upcoming events including Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania to fulfill her contract with WWE which she has till 2021.
Ronda Rousey is busy sorting out her personal life. During a recent interview with TMZ, Triple H said that they have a great relationship with Ronda Rousey and whenever she wants a comeback in WWE we will be prepared to welcome her.