Who are the richest wrestlers in the world? For anyone whose parents say you’ll never make any money learning to take a folding chair to the face, immediately show them this list. Over the last 30 years, Vince McMahon has turned the WWE, formerly WWF, into one of most popular and profitable sports companies in the world. In the process McMahan has made dozens of wrestlers extremely rich. He also earned himself an astonishing personal fortune. Today, WWE Raw and SmackDown are consistently some of the top ten most viewed shows on cable television, attracting between four and six million viewers each week. WrestleMania XXVIII aired on April 1st 2012 and was the highest grossing event in the company’s history with nearly $70 million in pay per view revenues. But who are the richest wrestlers in the world? Which WWE stars are body slamming into a bed of cash every night? Scroll down for the full list of the richest wrestlers in the world…
The Rock‘s new reality show, “The Hero”, is set to debut on SpikeTV on June 6th at 8PM ET.
The show sees the competitors tackling extraordinary feats in dramatic settings as they try to prove that they truly deserve the title of “The Hero” with up to a million dollars in prize money on the line.
According to a WrestleZone.com report, it appears Batista may end his MMA career with a perfect 1-0 record. The report states that Batista is rapidly getting back into wrestling shape, and fast approaching 290 lbs, his listed weight at the time he was last seen in the WWE back in 2010. Batista is also open to a return to the company and listed The Rock and Brock Lesnar as potential opponents.
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