- There is no shortage of money when WWE is mentioned, and that’s why several superstars earn millions of dollars annually
- Although WWE divas earn huge salaries from their contracts, none of them makes it to the list of the top five highest-paid wrestlers
- In the women’s division, the highest-paid superstar earns about two million dollars less than Brock Lesnar
Although WWE divas earn huge salaries from their contracts, none of them makes it to the list of the top five highest-paid wrestlers.
There is no shortage of money when Vince McMahon’s promotion is mentioned, and that’s why several superstars earn millions of dollars annually. Brock Lesnar is currently the highest-paid WWE superstar, earning a base salary of $5 million. He also receives $500,000 per main-event appearance.
In the women’s division, the highest-paid superstar earns about two million dollars less than Brock Lesnar’s base salary. With that said being said, let’s look at the top five highest-paid WWE divas.
1. Becky Lynch – $3.1 Million
Becky Lynch is one of the most recognizable WWE female wrestlers. She is currently the highest-paid WWE diva, with a reported annual salary of $3.1 million.
The 35-year-old signed her first contract with WWE in 2013 and was assigned to the developmental territory at NXT. Since making her main roster debut, Becky Lynch has impressed fans with her performance in the ring.
She is the first woman in WWE history to hold both the SmackDown Women’s Championship and Raw Women’s Championship.
Becky Lynch is the wife of WWE superstar Seth Rollins.
2. Ronda Rousey – $2.1 Million
Ronda Rousey is one of the greatest female wrestlers of her generation. She is currently signed to Vince McMahon’s promotion and performs on the SmackDown brand.
Nicknamed Rowdy, the American began her professional wrestling career in 2018 and made her debut at WrestleMania 34. Just like Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey held both the SmackDown Women’s Championship and Raw Women’s Championship. She is a three-time Women’s World Champion in WWE.
Ronda Rousey is one of the highest-paid WWE divas. As per reports, her annual salary is $2.1 million.
The Baddest Woman on the Planet is a former judoka and mixed martial artist who is also known for her time with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is the only woman to be the champion in both WWE and UFC.
3. Charlotte Flair – $1.1 Million
Charlotte Flair joined WWE in 2012 and has since proven to be one of the most gifted wrestlers in the promotion. She is a second-generation wrestler, being the daughter of the legendary Ric Flair.
Charlotte performs on the SmackDown brand and is the SmackDown Women’s Champion in her seventh reign. The 36-year-old has also held the Raw Women’s Championship a record six times and the WWE Divas Championship once.
With an annual salary of $1.1 million, Charlotte Flair is one of the highest-paid WWE divas. The 14-time women’s world champion is married to Mexican professional wrestler Andrade El Idolo.
4. Alexa Bliss – $350,000
Alexa Bliss signed her first WWE contract in 2013 and was assigned to their Performance Center and Developmental brand NXT. Three years later, she made her main roster debut on the SmackDown brand and soon became the first woman to hold the SmackDown Women’s Championship twice.
The 31-year-old transferred to the Raw brand in 2017. She is a three-time Raw Women’s Champion and the first woman to win both the Raw and SmackDown Women’s titles.
Alexa Bliss is one of the highest-paid WWE divas, with an annual salary of $350,000.
5. Asuka – $350,000
Previously known as Kana, Asuka is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. She has been an active competitor in the promotion and performs on the Raw brand.
Asuka is a former NXT Women’s Champion, two-time Raw Women’s Champion and SmackDown Women’s Champion. Due to her status in the women’s division, Asuka is one of the highest-paid WWE Divas, with a yearly salary of $350,000.
Prior to joining WWE, the Japanese wrestler worked for other promotions such as NEO Japan Ladies Pro-Wrestling, JWP Joshi Puroresu and Wrestling New Classic. Her achievements include Smash Diva Championship, JWP Openweight Championship and Wave Tag Team Championship.