Top 5 Highest Paid WWE Wrestlers in 2024 | WWE News

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has become a multi-million dollar industry and the primary name in the wrestling entertainment industry. Since its establishment in 1953, the company has consistently grown in popularity and its revenue generation has increased exponentially over the decades. As such, WWE tends to pay their wrestlers hefty paychecks as the company’s success relates directly to its superstars.
WWE has over 250 active professional wrestlers and individuals distributed across its three programs, WWE Raw, SmackDown, and NXT.These wrestlers’ salaries depend on their popularity and the frequency of appearances at these events. While most wrestlers earn a six-figure salary, the top superstars enjoy a significant seven-figure salary annually. This list will highlight the highest paid WWE Wrestlers and their salaries in 2024.

List of top 23 highest paid WWE wrestlers and their salaries 2024

Here are the salaries of the top 23 highest paid WWE wrestlers in 2024

WWE Wrestler Current Salary (per annum)
Brock Lesnar $12 million
Roman Reigns $5 million
Randy Orton $4.5 million
Triple H $3.6 million
AJ Styles $3.5 million
Becky Lynch $3 million
Seth Rollins $3 million
The Undertaker $2.5 million
The Miz $2.5 million
Stephanie McMahon $2.5 million
Kevin Owens $2 million
Braun Strowman $1.2 million
Sheamus $1 million
Drew McIntyre $1 million
Bobby Lashley $1 million
Jinder Mahal $900,000
Kane $900,000
Charlotte Flair $600,000
Sasha Banks $550,000
Bianca Belair $500,000
Alexa Bliss $350,000
Asuka $350,000
Liv Morgan $250,000

Top 5 highest paid WWE wrestlers 2024

Brock Lesnar tops this list as the highest paid WWE wrestler in 2024, earning a staggering amount of $12 million per year, which is more than double the amount the next person in the list receives. Roman Reigns and Randy Orton followed in with an annual salary of $5 million and $4.5 million respectively.
Brock Lesner

Brock Lesner

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Salary: $12 million | Titles: WWE Universal Champion (504-day reign), Royal Rumble match x2, Money in the Bank ladder match (2019), King of the Ring tournament (2002), UFC Heavyweight Championship
Since his return to WWE in 2012, Brock Lesnar has made millions for his countless appearances in-ring. As a free agent, he is able to feature in RAW and SmackDown alike. Lesnar stands as one of the favourites at the top US sportsbook and has garnered an impressive track record of achievements. He is also a former mixed martial artist (MMA) and is regarded as the most prolific combat sport athlete. With his MMA career backing him up, Lesner is by far the highest paid wrestler in WWE with a whopping $12 million annual salary.
Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns

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Salary: $5 million | Titles: WWE Universal Championship x2 (1,316-day reign), WWE Championship x4, Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, WWE United States Champion, WWE Intercontinental Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion, 2014 Superstar of the Year, 2015 Royal Rumble winner
Roman Reigns is one of the hottest names in the WWE universe due to the evolving Bloodline storyline. Initially portrayed by WWE as a heroic character, Reigns was ultimately repackaged as the tribal chief which stands as a character with villainous traits. He is considered one of the best professional wrestlers active today, and with the backstory of the Anoa’i family, Roman Reigns has become one of the primary faces of WWE. This has led him to earn the second-highest salary in WWE 2024 with a $5 million annual salary.
Randy Orton

Randy Orton

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Salary: $4.5 million | Titles: Intercontinental Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, World Tag Team Championship, SmackDown Tag Team Championship, United States Championship, 18th overall Grand Slam Champion, 17th Triple Crown Champion
Randy Orton has a career spanning over 20 years and has the third most world championship reigns in history. Orton is also considered as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Despite his long tenure in WWE, Orton is still very active this year with multiple appearances in WWE SmackDown and being involved in major storylines. It’s no surprise that someone as legendary as Randy Orton has the third-highest salary in WWE with $4.5 million.
Triple H

Triple H

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Salary: $3.6 million | Titles: Intercontinental Champion x5, World Tag Team Champion x3, European Champion x2, WWE World Champion x14, WWE’s seventh Triple Crown Champion, Second Grand Slam Champion, Royal Rumble match Winner x2, King of the Ring tournament winner
Triple H is one of the most popular names in the WWE universe lending to the immense fame he garnered in the 1990s Attitude Era. He is regarded as one of the best professional wrestlers over the last decade. Despite his retirement from professional wrestling in 2022, after suffering from heart failure, Paul Michael Levesque remains associated with WWE as the Executive Vice President of Talent. Triple H’s significant role in shaping WWE for what it is today is undeniable and as such he enjoys the fourth-highest salary of $3.6 million per year.
AJ Styles

AJ Styles

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Salary: $3.5 million | Titles: WWE Championship x2, United States Championship x3, Intercontinental Championship, Raw Tag Team Championship, TNA and WWE Triple Crown winner, Grand Slam champion, IWGP Champion
Allen Neal Jones, ring named AJ Styles, has been signed to WWE since 2016 and has been considered a pillar of the wrestling world for over two decades. With numerous championship titles under his belt, he ranked at the top of the annual Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 in 2010. He has since won several awards including the Wrestler of the Year award three times, Wrestler of the Decade in 2020, and ten Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards. As such he was inducted in their Hall of Fame in 2017. He has been very active this year performing in Wrestlemania XL, Clash at the Castle: Scotland, and is scheduled for Pro Wrestling NOAH. With such an impressive career and being part of major storylines this year, AJ Styles comfortably takes the spot of the fifth highest paid wrestler in WWE 2024.

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