10 Richest Wrestlers
From Sachin Tendulkar to Tiger Woods or Leo Messi, name any big star and they are filthy rich. According to Forbes, Boxer Floyd “TBE” Mayweather heads 2015 List of the Highest Paid Athletes 2015 with an income of 105 million a year. Cristiano Ronaldo comes second with 80 million. All major sports stars live in an unimaginably wealthy lifestyle as they stay in mansions and spend their vacations in private super luxury yachts.
Wrestlers are no far away, as they earn huge amounts of profit from their wrestling matches. Many of the best wrestlers around the world increased their earning from their acting careers, as well. Matches, endorsement, merchandises: no matter what their source of income is, what matters most is that they are extremely wealthy. Here is the list of 10 Richest Wrestlers of All Time.
10 Richest Wrestlers of All Time
10. Chris Jericho
Christopher Keith Irvine, famously known as Chris Jericho, was born in Manhasset, New York in November 1970, and is a Canadian-American former professional wrestler, actor, author, host, and musician. He has won 29 championships during his years in WWE and ECW, and is the first WWF Undisputed Champion ad also the fourth WWE Grand Slam Champion. He has held the WWF Championship, WCW World Championship, and the World Heavyweight Championship three times. Jericho holds the record as a nine-time Intercontinental Champion of WWE. He has published two autobiographies and plays in the rock band, Fozzy. The heavy metal band has released six studio albums. He was also a contestant on Dancing with the Stars in 2011. He has appeared in four movies including MacGrube, and is on the list with a $18 million fortune.
9. Big Show
Paul Randall Wight Jr. is famously known as the Big Show for his 7-feet and 441-pound gigantic body structure. Big Show is an American professional wrestler and actor who has a net worth of $20 million. He made his debut in World Championship Wrestling in 1995. This big man won the WWE Intercontinental Championship once, the WWE United States Championship once, and the WWE Hardcore Championship three times. He was also the winner of WCW’s annual World War III 60-man Battle Royal in 1996. Big Show is the 24th Triple Crown and 12th Grand Slam winner in WWE history. He debuted in films for Reggie’s Prayer and Jingle All The Way in 1996 and later, also appeared in several other Hollywood productions.
8. Kurt Angle
Kurt Angle, born in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is an American wrestler and former WWE champion. At the age of just 6, while in elementary school, he started his wrestling journey. He won the 1987 Pennsylvania State Wrestling Championship in his senior year of high school, two Division 1 Wrestling Championships during college, and also the 1988 USA International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles Junior World Freestyle Championship. After graduating from Clarion University, he won a Bronze Medal at the 1992 World Cup, a Silver Medal at the 1995 World Cup, a Gold medal at the 1995 World Championships and a Gold again at the 1996 Olympic Games. He began wrestling for the WWF in 1998 and won numerous titles along with his huge $20 million dollar fortune.