No matter what you feel of wrestling, you simply cannot deny it is entertaining.
Which is why stars like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena make a mint in the ring. But who’s the best earning wrestler in the planet?
In this article are wrestling’s prime 10 best earners, as noted by The Sun.
10. MICK FOLEY — $20.9m
A WWE Corridor of Famer, Foley was a 4-time planet winner and 11-time Globe Tag Staff Winner.
He wrestled beneath names together with Dude Appreciate, Cactus Jack and Mankind.
Foley now often seems as a visitor referee.
nine. CHRIS JERICHO — $25m
Canada’s most popular wrestling export, Jericho at the moment wrestles in New Japan Professional-Wrestling, where by he is the IWGP Intercontinental Winner.
Now 47, Lionheart, as he’s affectionately referred to as by his faithful pursuing, experienced his finest second in 2001 when he grew to become the initial Undisputed WWF Winner.
He conquer The Rock and Stone Chilly Steve Austin on Vengeance that night time.
eight. Massive Present — $28m
The large star, who stands at two.13m tall, has supplemented his wrestling revenue with Television and movie operate.
Massive Present is also the only male to have held the WCW, WWE, Globe Heavyweight and ECW Globe titles.
He’s appeared in Jingle All the Way together with Arnold Schwarzenegger as nicely as Adam Sandler comedy The Waterboy.
seven. BROCK LESNAR — $30.6m
No matter whether it is UFC or WWE, The Beast Incarnate has finished nicely fiscally out of the two athletics.
He grew to become the youngest at any time WWE Winner at the age of 25 back again in 2002.
He returned to the UFC in 2016 and defeated Mark Hunt, in advance of he analyzed beneficial for a banned compound and was fined and suspended for a 12 months.
six. KURT ANGLE — $34.2m
In the WWE, King Kurt has held the WWF/WWE Championship 4 situations, the WCW Championship as soon as, and the Globe Heavyweight Championship as soon as.
His finest wrestling accomplishment, although, could be argued took place in Atlanta at the 1996 Olympics, where by he received the freestyle wrestling gold medal.
John Cena as soon as claimed of his rival: “He is, with out issue, the most gifted all-spherical performer we have at any time experienced move into a ring. There will under no circumstances be a further like him.”
five. HULK HOGAN — $36m
The male that kickstarted the concept that wrestlers could transcend their individual activity.
His trademark bandana and vest ripping produced him a fans’ favorite in the ring.
Hulk was a 12-time planet winner — a 6-time WWF Globe Heavyweight Winner/WWF Winner and a 6-time WCW Globe Heavyweight Winner
four. TRIPLE H — $55.7m
Paul Michael Levesque, superior regarded as Triple H, has been the Government Vice President of Expertise, Reside Gatherings and Resourceful for WWE given that 2013.
Married to the Main Brand name Officer of the WWE, Stephanie McMahon, he received two Royal Rumble gatherings, as soon as in 2002 and a further in 2016.
He has a whole of 25 championships, together with 9 reigns as WWF/WWE Winner and 5 as WWE’s Globe Heavyweight Winner.
three. STEVE AUSTIN — $69.7m
That now notorious chant echoed by wrestling lovers was initial released by Stone Chilly all individuals yrs back.
A further intriguing point is when he initial joined the WWF (now WWE) in 1995, he went by the nickname The Ringmaster.
Austin is a Triple Crown Winner, a 6-time WWF Winner, a two-time Intercontinental Winner and a 4-time WWF Tag Staff Winner
two. JOHN CENA — $77.5m
With 16 planet title wins beneath his belt, Cena is tied in initial area for the most planet titles in the WWE with Ric Aptitude.
He’s a two-time Royal Rumble winner (2008 and 2013) and has headlined WrestleMania on 5 events in 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Also a box place of work attract in Hollywood, Cena has appeared in movies together with Trainwreck and The Maritime.
one. DWAYNE JOHNSON — $306.8m
Top the way by a region mile, The Rock is not just the greatest earner in wrestling — he’s the best grossing film star on the world.
In the ring, he is an 8-time WWF/WWE Winner, two-time WCW/Globe Winner, two-time WWF Intercontinental Winner and a 5-time WWF Tag Staff Winner.
Out of it, movies like The Quick and the Furious franchise and Skyscraper have produced him box place of work gold.
In point, he was compensated $six.3m for his initial at any time movie position in The Scorpion King — a planet report for an actor building his movie debut.