WWE: Which 10 Wrestlers Are Worth The Most Money?

Luke Norris

WWE is a global phenomenon and has been for quite some time. As the popularity of professional wrestling has grown over the last 30 years, mainly due to Vince McMahon's WWE (formerly WWF), so have the paychecks...at least for some. While the mid-card guys still make a good amount of money, the main-eventers have the chance to make millions upon millions of dollars per year. Some of that money comes from a base salary, but the big money comes from the big events. For instance, being in a main event at WrestleMania could set you up for quite a long time. Take

Take WrestleMania V, for example, which saw Hulk Hogan make a reported $2 million for his main event match against "Macho Man" Randy Savage. That was just one match for the Hulkster. If a career goes in the right direction, there's serious money to be made in the wrestling business. In a recent report, WrestleZone highlighted 10 individuals from WWE that have made a ton of money. Here's a quick rundown.

Noticeably absent from this list is Hulk Hogan, arguably the biggest star in WWE history. Hogan's net worth took a huge hit after his divorce in 2007, but if he ever receives that $140 million settlement from Gawker, there would be a new No. 2 on this list.

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