Revealed: The Top 20 Richest Wrestlers in the world (2023)

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Top 20 Richest Wrestlers in the World in 2023 [UPDATED]

WWE Revealed: The Top 20 Richest Wrestlers in the world (2023)

David Ben 19:52 - 04.09.2023

Pulse Sports reveals the Top 10 richest professionals in the Wrestling industry as per net worth in 2023.

In this article, we will review the top 20 richest wrestlers in 2023, past and present, using their net worth estimates.

WWE is home to some of the biggest superstars in sports entertainment as well as Hollywood, with many of these professional athletes racking home millions of dollars yearly. 

But who is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023?

Who is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023?

Vince McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023
Vince McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023

 The richest wrestler in the world in 2023 is none other than WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.

Vince McMahon currently has an estimated net worth of $3 Billion, making him the richest person in the Wrestling industry. 

According to SportsBuddy, the 76-year-old wrestling mogul saw his world-famous promotion hit staggering new heights in 2021, after WWE crossed the $1billion revenue mark for the first time ever.

But who are the Top 20 richest wrestlers in the world in 2023?

 In this article, we will review the Top 20 richest wrestlers in the world in 2023 as per net worth via figures from Wealthy Gorilla and Celebrity Net Worth.

20. Eric Bischoff (Net Worth): $12.5 Million

Eric Bischoff is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Eric Bischoff is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

 Eric Bischoff is a former American wrestler. 

The 67-year-old Detroit native is an American television producer, professional wrestling booker, and performer.

He is best known for serving as Executive Producer and later Senior Vice President of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and subsequently, the on-screen General Manager of WWE's Raw brand.

 Bischoff has also worked with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) where he served as Executive Producer of Impact Wrestling.

In 2021, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. 

 Before his wrestling career, Eric had several occupations, including, owning a successful landscaping business and competing as a pro kickboxer.

As of March 2023, Eric Bischoff's net worth is estimated to be around $12.5 Million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

19. Maryse Mizanin (Net Worth) - $14 million

Maryse Mizanin is one of the richest wresters in the world
Maryse Mizanin is one of the richest wresters in the world

Maryse Mizanin is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, professional wrestling manager, actress, businesswoman, reality star, and glamour model who is currently signed to WWE and performs under the Raw brand.

She is the wife of WWE superstar and host of Miz TV, The Miz.

She has also appeared in several films and TV series. 

Asides from wrestling, the 40-year-old star also made most of her fortune from her modelling career and she also worked as a realtor in Los Angeles. 

As of August 2023, Maryse Mizanin’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million, making her one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

18. Edge (Net Worth) - $14 million

Edge is one of the richest wresters in the world
Edge is one of the richest wresters in the world

Edge is a Canadian professional wrestler and actor. 

He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. 

He is one of the most decorated WWE wrestlers in history and is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he has won a total of 31 championships in his WWE career.

He accumulated his net worth from being a professional wrestler, winning over 30 championships including 11 world championships and five Intercontinental Championships. 

As of August 2023, Edge’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

17. Bill Goldberg (Net Worth) - $14 million

Bill Goldberg is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Bill Goldberg is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Bill Goldberg is a former professional wrestler, actor and football player. 

Goldberg is widely regarded as one of the most intense wrestlers of all time.

 He is credited with inventing the iconic spear signature move in wrestling, which he popularized, and for which he gained a reputation for being the best at executing the move.

 He rose to fame in WCW with a lengthy undefeated streak in singles competition from 1997 to 1998, and also became the highest-paid WCW wrestler, becoming the public face of the franchise until it was sold to WWE.

Goldberg is one of only three men ever to hold world champion status of both the WWE and the WCW. 

Since his retirement from the sport, he has been working as an animal welfare advocate and helping children with cancer in his local hospitals.

As of August 2023, Goldberg has a net worth of $14 million, making one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

16. Jeff Jarrett (Net Worth) - $15 million

Jeff Jarrett is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Jeff Jarrett is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Jeffrey Leonard Jarrett is an American professional wrestler and promoter. 

He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), where he also serves as Director of Business Development.

During his wrestling career, Jeff won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, and the WWF Intercontinental Champion multiple times. 

He joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1993 and used the persona of a country music singer, similar to Elias' current persona in the WWE.

As of August 2023, Jeff Jarrett has an estimated net worth of $15 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

15. Dave Bautista (Net Worth) - $16 million

Dave Bautista is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
Dave Bautista is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Dave Bautista is an American actor and retired professional wrestler. 

He had several stints in WWE between 2002 and 2019. 

In his acting career, he is most widely known for his portrayal of Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

He is a six-time world wrestling champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times.

As of August 2023, Dave Bautista has an estimated net worth of $16 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

14. Paul Wight aka. Big Show (Net Worth) - $16 million

Big Show is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Big Show is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Paul Wight popularly known under his ring name' Big Show' is an American professional wrestler and actor.

 He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as an in-ring performer, and as a commentator for its web television show, AEW Dark: Elevation, under his real name of Paul Wight. 

He is best known for his tenure with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from 1995 to 1999 as 'The Giant' and with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) since 1999 under the ring name (The) Big Show.

Big Show as his name suggests is one of the biggest wrestlers in the world, measuring 7 feet tall and weighing 441 pounds.

He has also been featured in a number of films, such as Jingle All The Way and The Water Boy.

As of August 2023, Big Show has a net worth of $16 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

13. The Undertaker (Net Worth) - $17 million

The Undertaker is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
The Undertaker is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

The Undertaker, real name Mark William Calaway, is a retired American professional wrestler.

Mark became a professional wrestler in 1984, since going on to win seven world championships. 

Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, Calaway spent the vast majority of his career wrestling for WWF/E, and is best known for his critically acclaimed "Deadman" Undertaker gimmick, for which he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2022.

'Taker is one of the highest-rated male wrestlers in WWE 2K23.

How did Undertaker make his money?

Using his wrestling money wisely, Calaway invests heavily in real estate and his charity, “The Zeus Compton Calaway Save the Animals Fund” which focuses on providing financial support for large dogs.

As of August 2023, The Undertaker has a net worth of $17 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

12. Shawn Michaels (Net Worth) - $17 million

Shawn Michaels is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Shawn Michaels is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Shaw Michael is an American retired professional wrestler. 

He is currently signed to WWE, where he is the Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative and oversees the creative aspects of the NXT brand.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he is known by the nicknames "The Heartbreak Kid" (often abbreviated as HBK), "The Showstopper", and "Mr. WrestleMania".

 Michaels wrestled consistently for WWE, formerly the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), from 1988 until his first retirement in 1998. 

He performed in non-wrestling roles for the next two years, resuming his wrestling career with WWE in 2002 until ceremoniously retiring in 2010, having main-evented WrestleMania 5 times.

In 2016, he began working as a coach at the WWE Performance Center, and from 2018 as a producer on WWE NXT, before becoming the Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative.

He has won several titles, including eleven Slammy Awards, and he was a four-time world champion. 

Shawn Michaels made most of his fortune from WWE as an ambassador. 

As of August 2023, Shawn Michaels’ net worth is estimated to be $17 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

11. Mick Foley (Net Worth) - $18 million

Mick Foley is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Mick Foley is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Mick Foley is an American actor, author, retired professional wrestler, and color commentator. 

He is currently signed to WWE under the company's Legends program, acting as a company ambassador.

 Foley worked for many wrestling promotions, including the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), and National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), as well as numerous promotions in Japan. 

He is widely regarded as one of the biggest stars of the Attitude Era and one of the greatest wrestlers in the history of WWE.

Throughout his wrestling career, he won three WWF Championships and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

As of August 2023, Mick Foley has an estimated net worth of $18 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

10. Chris Jericho (Net Worth) - $18 million

Chris Jericho is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023
Chris Jericho is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023

Chris Jericho is an American-Canadian professional wrestler and singer. 

He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), where he is the leader of the Jericho Appreciation Society stable. 

He is famous for his over-the-top rock star persona, in-ring technical wrestling prowess, and his ability to reinvent his character throughout the course of his career.

Jericho is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

He  has won 30 championships in the WWE, ECW, and WCW, and accumulated his net worth thanks to his professional wrestling, podcasts, rock concerts. 

As of August 2023, Chris Jericho’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million, making him 10th in the richest wrestlers in the world.

9. Stacy Keibler (Net Worth) - $25 million

Stacy Kiebler is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
Stacy Kiebler is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Stacy Keibler is an American retired professional wrestler and actress, former cheerleader, dancer, and model.

 She is specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

She has made most of her fortune from her work as a professional wrestler, a dancer, model, and actress.

 As of August 2023, Stacy Keibler’s net worth is estimated to be $25 million, making her one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023 as well as one of the richest female wrestlers of all time.

8. Kurt Angle (Net Worth) - $25 million

Kurt Angle is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
Kurt Angle is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Kurt Angle is an American retired professional wrestler, Olympic gold medalist in American freestyle wrestling, and former collegiate wrestler. 

He is best known for his tenures in WWE and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Kurt’s wrestling career at WWE had a major impact on his net worth today.

As of August 2023, Kurt Angle has an estimated net worth of $25 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

7. Hulk Hogan (Net Worth) - $25 million

Hulk Hogan is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
Hulk Hogan is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Hulk Hogan is a 70-year-old American retired professional wrestler. 

He is widely regarded as the most popular wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s, as well as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

Hogan began his professional wrestling career in 1977, but gained worldwide recognition after signing for World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1983. 

He headlined eight of the first nine editions of WWF's flagship annual event, WrestleMania. 

During his initial run, he won the WWF Championship five times, with his first reign being the second-longest in the championship's history. 

He is the first wrestler to win consecutive Royal Rumble matches, winning in 1990 and 1991.

Hogan delved into Hollywood and became an actor and reality TV star, with his most famous role being “Thunderlips” in 1982’s Rocky III. 

Hulk Hogan is also one of the highest-rated wrestlers in WWE 2K23.

Following his divorce in 2009, Hulk lost 70% of his assets to his ex-wife and announced he was on the verge of bankruptcy, revealing that his lavish lifestyle and divorce had cost him hundreds of millions of dollars.

 However, he has managed to regain his finances and rejoined the WWE as a host of WrestleMania.

As of August 2023, Hulk Hogan is estimated to have a net worth of $25 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

6. 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin (Net Worth) - $30 million 

'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
'Stone Cold' Steve Austin is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Steve Austin better known by his ring name "Stone Cold", is a 58-year-old American media personality, actor, and retired professional wrestler.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential professional wrestlers of all time, he was integral to the development and success of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE) during the Attitude Era, an industry boom period in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

After he left the WWF, he got into television and film, cast in roles in The Longest Yard and The Condemned.

Steve Austin is also one of the highest-rated male wrestlers in WWE 2K23.

As of August 2023, 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin has an estimated net worth of $30 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

5. John Cena (Net Worth) - $60 million

John Cena is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
John Cena is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

John Cena is a 46-year-old American professional wrestler, actor, and former rapper currently signed to WWE. 

With the most world championship reigns in WWE history, Cena is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

A joint-record 16-time world champion, Cena is a record 13-time WWE Champion and three-time World Heavyweight Champion. 

He is also a five-time WWE United States Champion, a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion, a two-time World Tag Team Champion, a two-time Royal Rumble winner, and a one-time Money in the Bank winner. 

He has also headlined multiple major WWE pay-per-view events, including its flagship event, WrestleMania, 5 times.

John Cena has assumed leading roles in films like The Marine, Trainwreck, and 12 Rounds. 

In 2019, Cena was cast in Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 9, playing the brother of Vin Diesel's character Dominic Toretto.

Cena also was cast as 'Christopher Smith / Peacemaker' in James Gunn's 'The Suicide Squad', a role originally intended for former WWE superstar Dave Bautista.

In 2023, he will be the voice of Rocksteady in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, which is slated for release later in August.

John Cena is also the face of the wrestling video game series WWE 2K23 and is among the highest-rated male wrestlers in the game.

As of August 2023, John Cena has an estimated net worth of $60 million, making him one of the richest wrestlers in the world.

4. Triple H (Net Worth) - $150 million

Triple H is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.
Triple H is one of the richest wrestlers in the world in 2023.

Paul Michael Levesque, better known by his ring name Triple H, is a 54-year-old American business executive, actor, and retired professional wrestler. 

Regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he currently serves as the chief content officer for WWE.

Triple H won a number of championships in his career, being a five-time Intercontinental Champion, a three-time world tag team champion (two World Tag Team Championship reigns, and one Unified WWE Tag Team Championship reign), a two-time European Champion, and a 14-time world champion, making him the company's seventh Triple Crown Champion and second Grand Slam Champion.

 He is also a two-time Royal Rumble match winner, and a King of the Ring tournament winner.

 Later in his career, Triple H gained notability for his behind-the-scenes work at WWE, creating the developmental branch NXT, and gaining praise for his business acumen in professional wrestling.

In 2019, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as part of D-Generation X.

And in 2021, he officially retired from in-ring competition at WrestleMania 38, leaving his boots in the ring and signalling the end of his in-ring career.

Moving in a new direction with his career, Triple H took a job as the Executive Vice President of Talent, earning an annual salary of $2.8 million.

Triple H is also among the highest-rated male wrestlers in WWE 2K23.

As of August 2023, Triple H has an estimated net worth of $150 million, making him the fourth richest wrestler in the world.

3. Stephanie McMahon (Net Worth) - $150 million

Stephanie McMahon is the richest female wrestler in the world in 2023
Stephanie McMahon is the richest female wrestler in the world in 2023

Stephanie McMahon is a 46-year-old American businesswoman and retired professional wrestler. 

She is the wife of WWE executive Triple H and is known for her various roles within WWE between 1998 and 2023.

She is the daughter of WWE CEO Vince and Linda McMahon, she is a fourth-generation wrestling promoter as a member of the McMahon family.

 She began working for WWE at age 13, modelling merchandise for various catalogs.

She has also held the WWF Women's Championship once and has gone ahead to occupy a number of executive positions in the company including, being the executive vice president of Creative in 2007, before being promoted to the Chief Brand Officer in 2013. 

In June 2022, she was appointed interim Chairwoman and CEO of WWE, before she was named the company's new Chairwoman and Co-CEO.

However, following Vince McMahon's return from retirement in January 2023, Stephanie resigned from the WWE.

As of August 2023, Stephanie McMahon has an estimated net worth of $150 million, making her one of the richest wrestlers in the world, and the richest female wrestler of all time.

2. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (Net Worth) - $800 million

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the second richest wrestler in the world in 2023
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the second richest wrestler in the world in 2023

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnston is a 51-year-old former professional wrestler and American actor known to be one of the richest celebrities in the world.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he was integral to the development and success of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) during the Attitude Era, an industry boom period in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 

The Rock wrestled for the WWF for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. 

His films have grossed over $3.5 billion in North America and over $10.5 billion worldwide, making him one of the world's highest-grossing and highest-paid actors.

A 10-time world champion, including the promotion's first of African-American descent, The Rock is also a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a five-time Tag Team Champion, the 2000 Royal Rumble winner, and WWE's sixth Triple Crown champion. 

The Rock headlined the most-bought professional wrestling pay-per-view (WrestleMania XXVIII) and was featured among the most-watched episodes of WWE's flagship television series (Raw and SmackDown).

The Rock has been described as 'the most electrifying man in all of entertainment' and as of March 2023, his Instagram account is the sixth most-followed in the world with over 370 million followers.

The Rock has starred in films like The Scorpion King, Gridiron Gang, Be Cool, The Game Plan, Tooth Fairy, and The Fast & The Furious Franchise.

The Rock is one of the highest-rated male wrestlers in WWE 2K23, and as of August 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $800 million, making him the second-richest wrestler in the world in 2023.

1. Vince McMahon (Net Worth) - $3 billion

Vince McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023
Vince McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world in 2023

Taking top spot on this rich-list is the CEO and majority shareholder of the WWE, Vince McMahon. 

Vince is a former professional wrestler that’s used his wrestling status to move into several different industries.

 He is a commentator, promoter, and film producer, with an estimated net worth of $3 billion. 

Vince owns roughly 57% of WWE’s Class A common stock, which tripled to $90 per stock in October 2018. 

He is also the founder and owner of Alpha Entertainment, which he established in 2017 to oversee the 2020 revival of the XFL American football league.

His Greenwich, Connecticut mansion is worth around $40 million USD, and when he’s in Manhattan, he stays in his $12 million USD Penthouse.

He also owns a $20 million vacation home and a 47-foot sports yacht named Sexy Bitch.

In 2018, his net worth reached $3.6 billion.

Vince McMahon is often described as the most influential person in professional wrestling history and for having had a large impact on television and American culture.

As of August 2023, Vince McMahon is the richest wrestler in the world.

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