Do you want to know who are the highest-paid WWE superstars in 2023? If yes, look at this list of the top 10 highest-paid WWE wrestlers.
WWE wrestling is one of the most popular, engaging, and interesting television shows watched by millions of people across the world. The popularity of WWE is Invincible since it begins telecasting on TV, just because of their pro wrestlers who have made it extremely appealing. In return, these professional wrestlers get a huge salary from the company.
Knowing the highest-paid wrestlers in WWE is always a hot subject and that’s why you are also here. As we always do, this time we have prepared a most updated list of the top 10 highest-paid WWE wrestlers in 2023. Let’s go through this list and feel free to tell your feedback in the comment section.
Top 10 Highest-Paid WWE Wrestlers 2023
10. Dolph Ziggler
Dolph Ziggler successfully succeeded as one of the highest-paid WWE wrestlers in 2023 with an annual income of around $4-5 million. He is an American-born professional wrestler and stand-up comedian by profession. He was born on 27 July 1980 in Cleveland city of United States.
Ziggler started his WWE wrestling career in 2004. He has been World Heavyweight Champion (2 times), WWE United States Champion (2 times), and 1 time WWE Intercontinental Championship.
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9. AJ Styles
AJ Styles is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time in WWE history. His real name is Allen Neal Jones and currently also in contract with WWE. He was born on 24 March 1965 in Houston city of United States. He made his pro wrestling debut in 1998 and is one of the long-serving wrestlers in WWE history.
AJ has an inspiring WWE career, has won 2 times WWE Championship, 3 times WWE United States Championship, a one-time Slammy Award, etc. He was one of the most influential figures of the Attitude Era, which widespread wrestling famous worldwide.
Talking about his net worth in 2023 is something above $6 million, so he is also among the top-paid WWE superstars.
8. Bobby Lashley
American-born Bobby Lashley is a professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. He was born on 16 July 1976 in Junction City of the United States. He was 2 times ECW World Championship, 2 times WWE Intercontinental Championship, and one time WWE United States Championship.
Lashley did come back to WWE in 2020 and become 2 times Intercontinental Champion. As of now, Lashley comes at 8th place among the top 10 highest-paid WWE wrestlers in 2023 by making $7-8 million with an annual contract to WWE.
7. Drew McIntyre
Drew McIntyre is the man who defeated Brock Lesner at WrestleMania 36 and becomes the WWE Champion. Currently, he is in the spotlight and demands that help him to get rewarded with a salary of $8 million per annum as of 2023.
McIntyre is a professional wrestler who appeared in WWE wrestling. He was born on 6 June 1985 in Scotland. He begins his wrestling career in 2001 and achieved much success and admiration throughout his career. His WWE attainments include WWE Intercontinental Championship, NXT Championship, Thirty-first Triple Crown Champion, etc. He was also the winner of Men’s Royal Rumble 2020.
6. Randy Orton
The youngest WWE World Champion in history and one of the most recognized WWE superstar Randy Ortan is another highest-paid wrestler in 2023. As per sources, Orton gets paid around $8.5 million annually.
Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor who was born on 1 April 1980 in Knoxville city of the United States. He debuts in wrestling in 2000 and is now among the most successful WWE superstar. He has won many titles during his WWE wrestling career including World Championship(9 times), WWE World Heavyweight Championship (4 times), WWE Intercontinental Championship, and the WWE United States Championship.
5. Seth Rollins
One of the members of team shield and the most talented WWE superstars Seth Rollins successfully captures the 5th spot in our list of the top 10 highest-paid WWE wrestlers in 2023 with an annual salary of $9-10 million. He is an American professional wrestler who was born on 28 May 1986 in the United States.
Rollins has won many pro wrestling titles including FCW Grand Slam Champion, inaugural NXT Champion, WWE Champion, United States Champion, WWE World Heavyweight Championship, WWE Universal Championship, and many others. Besides that, he has been the cover athlete for the professional wrestling video game WWE 2K18.
4. Braun Strowman
Depicted as The Monster Among Men nonother than Braun Strowman is currently highly widespread among WWE fans around the world. Braun Strowman is the ring name of Adam Scherr who was born on 6 September 1983
Strowman has been WWE Intercontinental Champion (1 time), and WWE Raw Tag Team Champion (2 times). Besides that, he won WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble Championship (2 times), André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal (2 times), and WWE’s Year-End Award for Male Superstar of the Year. And currently, he is retaining the title of WWE Universal Championship.
3. Roman Reigns
If you watch WWE wrestling you better know the name Roman Reigns. He is currently the favorite WWE superstar in the world. He is a professional wrestler, actor, and former footballer who was born on 25 May 1985 in Pensacola city of United States.
Reigns have truly a successful and inspiring wrestling career so far. He has been the WWE World Champion (4 times), WWE Championship (3 times), WWE Tag Team Champion, the 2015 Royal Rumble, and the 2014 Superstar of the Year.
As of 2023, Roman Reigns is earning around $12-15 million annually, and that successfully situates him among the highest-paid wrestlers in WWE.
2. John Cena
The most popular and favorite wrestler in WWE ever of all the kids around the world is non-other than John Cena. John Cena is more famous for his professional wrestling in WWE but he is also an actor and TV presenter by profession. He was born on 23 April 1977 in the United States.
Cena started his wrestling career in 1999, and since then he has always remained in the spotlight and never looked back. He has been WWE Champion (13 times), World Heavyweight Champion (3 times), and the WWE United States Championship (5 times). Besides that, he won Royal Rumble (2 times) and Slammy Awards (10 times).
Cena is the most successful WWE wrestler of all time. Habitually, again this year he is one of the highest-paid wrestlers in WWE with an annual salary of around $15 million.
1. Brock Lesnar
The 6 ft. 3 in. tall and 130 kg in weight Brock Lesnar is the highest-paid WWE wrestler in 2023 with an annual income of around $17-20 million. Currently, he is also the most powerful and popular WWE wrestler in the world.
Lesnar is an American Canadian professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. He is also a former amateur wrestler and professional American football player. He was born on 12 July 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, United States.
Lesnar has been a WWE (World Heavyweight) Champion, UFC Heavyweight Champion, NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion, and IWGP Heavyweight Champion. He is also a 5-time world champion in professional wrestling.