Many people don’t understand why WWE has such a huge following. This form of wrestling don’t only show off their amazing fitness levels, they also create a fantasy for the viewers. Storylines, heroes, villains, mystery…We have to give them some credit: these shows can have something of a soap opera. You might be wondering what some of the biggest WWE stars are now doing. Discover their net worth and what they are up to now!
1. Sable – $1.5 million
Rena Marlette Lesnar, also known as Sable, was one of the first WWE Divas in the business. She also did modelling and had a brief acting career. She married three times and now seems to be very happy with her third husband, Brock Lesnar.
2. Razor Ramon – $3 million
Scott Oliver aka Razor Ramon started his WWE career in the 80s but became very popular in the 90s. He won the WWF Intercontinental Champion 4 times but now has many health problems and has had to deal with double pneumonia, seizures and low blood pressure. Hopefully, he invested some of his money into good health insurance.
3. Tugboat – unknown
Once an ally of Hulk Hogan, Fred Ottman, also known as Tugboat and Typhoon was part of The Natural Disasters. He retired in 2001 and became a safety manager in Lakeland Florida. He also coaches his sons’ little league teams. We don’t know his net worth but we assume he’s doing just fine.
4. Big Show – $20 million
A seven-time world champion, Big Show also dipped his toe in acting. You might remember him in Knucklehead. We’re pretty sure his wrestling career put more money in the bank than his acting one.
5. Kane – $9 million
He’s 51 years old and is still a member of WWE. Kane sometimes performs for the SmackDown brand although we are certain that he now needs more recovery time after a show. He is also an actor, a businessman and a politician. He is now the mayor of Knox County.
6. The Ultimate Warrior – deceased
He was only 54 when he died of a heart attack but James Brian Hellwig, aka The Ultimate Warrior, The Warrior or the Dingo Warrior was a superstar WWE performer for many years and probably left behind a hefty bank account.
7. Ric Flair – $3 million
Ric Flair enjoyed a 40-year career and is known as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. He became a world champion 16 times and also tried acting for a while. Unfortunately, he experienced great grief when his son of college-age, also a professional wrestler, died of a heroin and Xanax overdose.
8. The Great Khali – $16 million
The Great Khali is 7 feet 1 inch and used to work in the Punjab State Police before his career in WWE. Still wrestling, The Great Khali is gradually retiring and decided to start his own wrestling school business back in 2015.
9. Macho Man – Deceased
Macho Man Randy Savage is one of the greatest wrestlers who ever lived. His 32-year career resulted in 29 titles and he also appeared in movies and tv series like Ready to Rumble, Spiderman and Baywatch. Sadly, medical treatment could not save him and he died in a car crash in 2011.
10. Sunny – Estimated $300K
Fame got the best of the poor Tammy Lynn Sytch. She struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years and got arrested and imprisoned in 2017. After the arrest, WWE’s lawyers cut her contract but hopefully, she will get better since she’s back in rehab.
11. Chyna – Deceased
The first woman in the business to compete at the King of the Ring and Royal Rumble matches, Joan Marie Laurer made her career in the 1990s. She took bodybuilding very seriously but unfortunately, she died of a drug overdose in 2016.
12. Sid Vicious – $5 million
Sid Eudy started his wrestling career in the 80s and won a few championship belts. His successful career has allowed him to live quite comfortably and purchase pretty much all he desired.
13. Stacy Keibler – $4.5 million
You probably recognize Stacy Keibler from various television shows and not as a professional wrestler. She appeared in What About Brian, George Lopez and How I Met Your Mother. She even dated George Clooney but is now married to Jared Pobre and has 2 children full of energy.
14. The Coach – $2 million
Jonathan Coachman did not leave the WWE spotlight once he retired, he now works as a commentator on the Raw Brand. He re-signed with the WWE in 2018 so expect to see him in the ring soon. One thing is for sure, he did not do that for the payday.
15. Mideon – Unknown
Dennis Knight had a good career in WWE but he is now a chef in Florida! We hope his restaurant is doing good business.
16. Skinner – $1.5 million
Steve Keirn was part of The Fabulous team and made numerous appearances with the WWF. He retired from wrestling but invested in starting his own school. Even if he’s over 60, he is still in good shape!
17. Scotty 2 Hotty – Unknown
After his professional wrestling career, Scott Ronald Garland became a coach. He takes care of himself and in 2016, decided to return to WWE, maybe because his coaching career wasn’t covering his spending habits… Who knows.
18. Kelly Kelly – $1 million
Barbara Jean Blank was a professional wrestler and also later became a model and a tv personality.
19. Mr. McMahon – $1.7 billion
The owner, chairman and CEO of WWE, it is difficult not to recognize Vincent Kennedy McMahon.
20. Yokozuna – Deceased
The first ever wrestler of Samoan descent, Rodney Agatupa Anoa’i is also the first ever Samoan wrestler to win a WWE World Heavyweight championship. Sadly, he died of a heart attack while touring Europe in 2000 of pulmonary edema.
21. Goldberg – $14 million
A 90s wrestling superstar, Goldberg was undefeated for a year (1997 to 1998). He is now married and has a son and invested in his own gym with an amateur boxing facility in California.
22. Jacqueline – Unknown
Jacqueline DeLois Moore was only the third woman to achieve a Cruiserweight Championship title. She also was a wrestling manager and was inducted in the Hall of Fame. While we do not know her net worth, we are sure she does not have to hold back whenever she goes shopping.
23. Stone Cold Steve Austin – $45 million
Unfortunately, Steve Austin had to retire from wrestling since his injuries were too severe despite treatment. This 6-time WWE champion went into acting after his WWE career ended.
24. The Rock – $220 million
This man needs no introduction. Dwayne Johnson is a household name and has appeared in numerous blockbuster films with big budgets. Most people don’t know he is one of the best wrestlers of all time.
25. Mick Foley – $15 million
Michael Francis ended his wrestling career quite early but he pursued a different career path, which, it seems, did not affect his payday. He has appeared in many movies, tv-series and on the radio. He has 4 children and is happily married.
26. Batista – $13 million
David Michael Bautista Jr. not only was a wrestler but he also acted, was a mixed martial art enthusiast and did some bodybuilding. He’s been accused of using steroids but he and his lawyers deny the accusations.
27. Hulk Hogan – $25 million
Everyone knows who Hulk Hogan is. He had a great wrestling career and helped shape the industry as we know it today. He also became an actor, entrepreneur, musician and a tv personality. He almost lost everything and was on the brink of bankruptcy but he was able to recover.
28. Randy Orton – $11 million
Randy Keith Orton still wrestles but sometimes trades his wrestler’s hat for his actor’s hat.
29. Edge – $14 million
He is one of the best wrestlers of all time and has been inducted in the Hall of Fame. He won 31 championships. Like many other wrestlers, he is an actor too. You can purchase and read his autobiography titled Adam Copeland on Edge if you want to learn more about him!
30. Lita – $4 million
Wrestler, singer and WWE analyst, Amy Dumas has had a great career with paychecks that go with it. She is also vegan.
Source: Bob’s Hideout