Are you seeking the list of top 10 highest paid WWE superstars wrestler 2018? Here I have assembled a list from lower to highest paid superstars in WWE that have contracted with the company minimum for five years. The basic salary of an average wrestler in WWE starts with 25% of merchandise licensing charges, 5% of direct sale profits, and a share of revenues from each WWE event. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has become one of the most world’s famous entertaining event that higher wrestlers, write the script and choreograph the each and every move wrestlers perform in the ring on their own risk. So the wrestler who performs well and makes the match much entertaining got much publicly fame as well. A wrestler who is more famous, and he performed much accurate as scripted is paid on the highest and his demand raised as per his demand among the public.
For example, you can see the Roman Reigns (world heavyweight champion 2018), who had just joined the WWE in 2010 and is not much older as compare to other wrestler but he got much fame, he fights well, performs well and gaining much salary as well. Similarly “The Rock” who is a part-time wrestler has just made few appearances but with great efforts and got to earn in the list of top 10 highest paid WWE wrestler 2018. So keep on reading to get a list of Top 10 highest paid WWE superstars wrestler 2018.
Top 10 Highest Paid WWE Superstars Wrestler 2018
Numer 10: Kevin Owens:
Annual Earnings $2 Million
Kevin Yanick Kolbert Steen or simply the Kevin Owens is a Canadian professional WWE wrestler. He is playing under the Raw brand since 2000. He has been the Raw Universal Champion until March. Kevin is placing at number 10 with the estimating earning of $2 million. He is now going to face Brown Stroman for the money in the bag and then his earning is expecting to get increased from $2 million to 2. 2 MIllion during 2018…
Number 9: Dean Ambrose
Annual Earnings $2.2 Million
Jonathan “Jon” Good or Dean Ambrose has just joined the WWE in 2004 and now has reached in the list of top 10 salaries earning wrestler in the WWE. He has won the title for one-time Intercontinental Champion and one-time US Champion. His championship reign is the world third-longest championship region containing on 351 days in the ring. Dean has also been the Raw Tag-Team Champions (August to November). Beside WWE he has also maintained his name in the work on the independent circuit as Job Moxley between 2004 and 2011.
Number 8: The Undertaker
Annual Earning $2. 5 Million
Mark William Calaway is more known with his ring name as “The Undertaker” who is playing since 1984 and has been the company’s longest-tenured in-ring performer. He is performing since 80s World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). He is eight-time world champion having held the WWF and WWE championship 4 times, three times World Heavyweight Championship and one time Unified World Heavyweight Championship (USWA). Now in 2018, we are expecting that in WrestleMania 34 he will beat John Cena and his earning will be increased and he might place on number 7 in the annual earning.
Number 7: Seth Rollins
Annual Earning $2.7 Million
Colby Lopez is known for his ring name “Seth Rollins” is an American professional wrestler who debuts his professional career in the ring in 2005. He is one time WWE World Heavyweight Champion and one time United States Champion, one time Tag Team Champion and one time won the Money in the Bank in 2014. He has also been the RAW Tag-Team Champion from August to November and December to January 2018. Now in 2018 if he beat the Grand Slam Championship in WrestleMania 34 he becomes the 6th highest earning WWE start.
Number 6: Randy Orton
Annual Earnings $2. 9 Million
Randal Keith “Randy” Orton is an American professional wrestler who begins in wrestling in 2000. He is currently on rest from WWE due to injury. He is twelve times world champion who has won eight times world heavyweight championship title and four times World Heavyweight Championship. He is the third generation professional wrestler as his grandfather Bob Orton and Father Cowboy Bob Orton and his uncle Barry Orton were also well-named wrestlers who have won the World Champion titles.
Number 5: Triple H
Annual Earnings $3. 2 Million
Paul Michael Levesque is more known for his ring name as “The Triple H”. He is the vice president of Talent, Live Events and creative of WWE and the senior producer of NXT. Tripple H has been 14 times WWE world heavyweight champion and 5-on-5 survivor series champion on Monday night raw. He joins WWE in 1992 as tag team champion with Shown Michael with the team name “DX” and then the “XXX”. He married to the Stephany McMahon who is the daughter of the WWE authority McMahon. He is fourteen times world heavyweight champion. He is a good performer who not only perform well but also won his majority matches during his career.
Number 4: AJ Styles:
Annual Earnings: $3.5 Million
Allen Neal Jones is more famous with his ring name A.J. Styles. Within a very less time duration, he has become number 4 highest paid WWE superstar in WWE during 2017 and 2018. The most admirable winnings by him are, he has been the United States Champion from July to October 2017 and WWE Champion during November 2018 till WrestleMania. While after defeating Shinsuke Nakamura in WM34 he has become the top merchandise seller in WWE history.
Number 3: Roman Reigns
Annual Earnings$4.3 Million
Roman Reigns (The world heavyweight Champion 2016) is a professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He was a Canadian footballer formerly playing for the Georgia Tech team since 2008. He signed WWE in 2010 and now in a very small period of time he has gained the fame and fan following for his wonderful performances in the Pay per view (PPV) events. He is now three times world heavyweight champion and one-time tag team champion (with Seth Rollins). He has set the record for the most eliminations in the Royal Rumble match in June 2014 events. He defeats the King of Kings “The Triple H” to obtain the World Heavy Weight Championship Title and then he has defeated the Aj Styles twice to retain his name as a world heavyweight champion in the ring of WWE.
Number 2: Brock Lesnar
Annual Earning $6.5 Million
Brock Edward Lesnar or Brock Lesnar has become the longest Universal Champion title holder in the history of Pakistan since April 2017 –Present. He has also won four times WWE world heavyweight championships. The beast has also played and won the championships in the EFC, NCAA Division and WWE heavyweight wrestling champion. Now Lesnar is waiting for the number one highest paid champion after facing the Bobby Lashley and replace the John Cena from number 1 among the Top 10 Highest Paid WWE Superstars Wrestler 2018.
Number 1: Jon Cena:
Annual Earnings $10 Million
John Felix Anthony Cena is an American professional wrestler. He is also a rapper, actor and reality television show host. He is playing in WWE as the company’s separate franchise since 2005. He is fourth highest combined days as WWE world heavyweight champion, behind Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund, and Hulk Hogan. He has been 12 times world heavyweight champion and the WWE world heavyweight champion. He has also been the tag team champion and once time money in the bank ladder match champion. He has been three times superstar of the year and won the Slammy Award (2009, 2010 and 2012).
So these are the list of Top 10 Highest Paid WWE Superstars Wrestler 2018. Keep attached with this page to get latest updates and current salary of a wrestler in the WWE.