TNA , WWE wrestler's SALARY




If You Were Wondering How Much WWE Wrestles Got Paid, Wonder No Longer


Below is the World Wrestling Entertainment talent roster payroll that was taken from October of 2007 until February of 2009. The shown dollar amount beside each wrestler is the grand total that they earned from World Wrestling Entertainment in a one year period (downside guarantees, bonuses, and merchandise shares). Some wrestler’s were given special privileges and bonuses in their contracts which can also be seen beside their total pay. All wrestler’s contracts begin and end at different months of the year, there for each shown amount is what that particular wrestler earned in a 365 day time period between October 2007 and February 2009 (or however long they have been with the company). All dollar amounts were rounded up/down (Example: $244,766 would be $245,000)

– Ashley Massaro: $131,000

– Batista: $813,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Big Show: $1,000,000 (Base salary)

– Bob Holly: $217,000

– Booker T: $375,000

– Candice Michelle: $64,000

– Carlito: $319,000

– Chavo Guerrero: $206,000

– Chris Benoit: $488,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Chris Masters: $253,000

– Christian – $396,000

– Danny Basham: $130,000

– Doug Basham: $126,000

– Eddie Guerrero: $372,000

– Edge: $704,000

– Eugene: $189,000

– Funaki: $124,000

– Gene Snitsky: $292,000

– Gregory Helms: $277,000

– John Cena: $1,743,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)

– John Layfield: $786,000 (Five star hotel accommodations paid for every week)

– Jerry Lawler: $204,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)

– Jillian Hall: $52,000

– Joey Mercury: $134,000

– Johnny Nitro: $143,000

– Jonathan Coachman: $175,000

– Kane: $ 851,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Ken Kennedy: $133,000

– Kid Kash: $62,000

– Kurt Angle: $1,023,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Lance Cade: $118,000

– Lilian Garcia: $90,000

– Lita: $286,000 (Mostly downside paid due to lack of wrestling)

– Maria: $41,000

– Mark Henry: $300,000 (Base pay)

– Matt Hardy: $322,000 (Missed over $70,000 of pay due to firing)

– Matt Striker: $43,000

– Melina: $155,000

– Mickie James: $72,000

– Nunzio: $186,000

– Orlando Jordan: $145,000

– Paul London: $177,000

– Psicosis: $122,000

– Randy Orton: $711,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Rene Dupree: $289,000

– Rey Mysterio: $414,000

– Ric Flair: $508,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)

– Rob Conway: $186,000

– Rob Van Darn: $220,000 (Only received downside and royalties due to injury)

– Rosie: $105,000

– Shawn Michaels: $1,045,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)

– Shelton Benjamin: $366,000

– Simon Dean: $132,000

– Stacy Keibler: $178,000 (Only downside paid during absence)

– Steven Richards: $94,000

– Torrie Wilson: $260,000

– Trevor Murdoch: $48,000

– Triple H: $2,013,000 (Allowed the personal use of company jet (10) times per year. First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)

– Trish Stratus: $618,000 (Receives 20% of all Trish Stratus merchandise sold)

– Tyson Tomko: $127,000

– Undertaker: $1,811,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)

– Val Venis: $210,000

– Victoria: $275,000

– Viscera: $130,000

– William Regal: $225,000






TNA Expected Pay 2009


A.J Styles - $115,000

Alex Shelley - $82,000

Angelina Love - $60,000 (expected to rise)

Awesome Kong - $90,000

BG James - $115,000

Black Reign - $80,000

Booker T - $556,000 (First class flight tickets paid for to arenas, hotel & transportation)

Chris Sabin - $75,000

Christian Cage - $376,000 (First class flight tickets paid for to arenas)

Christy Hemme - $157,000 (First class flight tickets paid for to arenas)

Elix Skipper - $45,000

Eric Young - $88,000

Gail Kim - $105,000

Hemandez - $90,000

Homicide - $90,000

Jacqueline - $60,000

James Storm - $90,000 (expected to rise)

Jay Lethal - $75,000 (expected to rise)

Jimmy Rave - $65,000

Johnny Devine - $50,000

Kaz - $86,000 (expected to rise)

Karen Angle - $75,000 (First class flight tickets paid for to arenas)

Kevin Nash - $126,000

Kip James - $123,000

Kurt Angle - $600,000 guaranteed (First class flight tickets paid for to arenas, hotel & transportation)

Lance Hoyt - $75,000

Matt Morgan - $90,000 (expected to rise)

ODB - $85,000

Petey Williams - $76,000 (expected to rise)

Rellik - $62,000

Rhino - $140,000

Robert Roode - $90,000 (expected to rise)

Roxxi Laveaux - $90,000

Salinas - $60,000

Samoa Joe - $156,000

Scott Steiner - $133,000

Shark Boy - $70,000

Sanjay Dutt - $85,000

Sting - $673,000

Tomko - $110,000

Traci Brooks - $83,000

Velvet Sky - $60,000 (expected to rise)