How Much do Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H Earn From WWE?

Published 04/14/2021, 9:30 PM EDT


WWE has been constantly trying to improve the experience for its audience to reel in more views. The better the weekly episodes and PPVs perform, the more revenue the company earns.

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The company recently released reports which revealed the salary for Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, and Nick Khan for 2021.

The reports state the following for the 2021 salaries:

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Vince McMahon, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer – $1,400,000

Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer – $730,000

Triple H, EVP, Global Talent Strategy & Development – $730,000

Nick Khan, President & Chief Revenue Officer – $1,200,000

However, these salaries do not include the revenue they will earn from stock awards, compensations, and other sources within the company. Furthermore, the company mentioned that it has granted no salary increase to the executive officers for 2021.

Apart from their base salaries and other earnings, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H have booking agreements with the company.

Triple H

“We have a booking agreement with Mr. Levesque which currently runs until March 30, 2022, and thereafter extends for successive one-year periods unless either party gives notice of nonextension at least 90 days prior to the expiration date. Under this agreement, Mr. Levesque is entitled to a minimum guaranteed annual payment of $1 million which the Company is entitled to recoup from all payments under the agreement including pay for performing in live and televised events and royalties for merchandise sold utilizing Mr. Levesque’s name and/or likeness.”

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 11: WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Paul “Triple H” Levesque speaks at a WWE news conference at T-Mobile Arena on October 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was announced that WWE wrestler Braun Strowman will face heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury and WWE champion Brock Lesnar will take on former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at the WWE’s Crown Jewel event at Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 31. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Stephanie McMahon

“We have a booking agreement with Ms. McMahon which currently runs until October 6, 2021, and thereafter extends for successive one-year periods unless either party gives notice of nonextension at least 90 days prior to the expiration date. Under this agreement, Ms. McMahon is entitled to a minimum guaranteed annual payment of $750,000 which the Company is entitled to recoup from all payments under the agreement including pay for performing in live and televised events and royalties for merchandise sold including Ms. McMahon’s name and/or likeness.”

The McMahons and Triple H’s earnings from WWE in 2020

In the previous year (2020), even though WWE was functioning with no live audience, everyone earned a hefty amount.

The following amounts are inclusive of salary and other revenues:

Vince McMahon – $3,905,792

Stephanie McMahon – $2,187,266

Triple H – $2,318,280

Nick Khan – $12,964,565 (he received $5 million as a sign-on bonus in August 2020 and $6,799,138 as stock awards)

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Shane McMahon – WWE released a statement about the terms under which Shane McMahon was working with WWE.

“In 2020, Shane McMahon was retained as a performer for the Company for which he received minimum guaranteed performance fees and royalties aggregating approximately $820,369.”

The next stockholder’s meeting for WWE is in May 2021.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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