According to Forbes, The Beast Incarnate Brock Lesnar has been confirmed as the ultimate part-timer in WWE with an explosive mouth-watering annual earnings, bigger than any other WWE Superstar.
In case you didn’t know,
There’s this popular saying that goes like this: “Anywhere Brock Lesnar goes, money flows!”
Back in the UFC, Lesnar accumulated a whopping amount per appearance in his MMA contract after transiting from WWE. His merchandise sale in the company quadrupled in a matter of weeks, more than any Superstar in the history of the sport.
Lesnar has been the face of many sport and fashion brand, both past and present – event till he returned to the WWE on a big-money part-time schedule in April 2012 till date.
Brock Lesnar’s Earnings
Even though The Beast Incarnate only partakes in less than a dozen WWE matches per annum, The Universal Champion has still accumulated an outrageous sum of over $923,000 a match this year.
According to Forbes ratings, Brock Lesnar has taken home around or over $12 million for his part-time schedule with only WWE in 2017 alone.
He only wrestled a total of 13 matches for the year and worked a few dates just to promote those matches – including his backstage satellite video confrontations.
Lesnar has by far been the highest earner in the WWE for years, followed by John Cena who is ranked at #2 with a total of $8 million in 2017.
What’s next for Brock Lesnar?
From the latest announcement on RAW by General Manager Kurt Angle, Lesnar will defend his Universal Championship this January 28 in a Triple Threat match against Braun Strowman and Kane.
His schedules are currently limited to weekly appearances alongside Paul Heyman until the main event day.
Talking about highest paid wrestlers in the world, Lesnar has always been one of the biggest fish in the pond for the last 10 years even as a WWE part-timer, and outside the company.
Another Superstar who can also matchup/beat-up/contend with his earnings is The Rock. Any of Rock’s appearance in the WWE grossed millions overnight; including those two Wrestlemania main events he had with John Cena at WrestleMania 28 and 29.