For decades, WWE has been the pinnacle of wrestling entertainment. The roaster itself includes a plethora of superstars who are admired and loved worldwide. The ‘World Wrestling Entertainment’ has been largely responsible in glorifying wrestling for the mainstream audience. The popularity of WWE, however, is not restricted to wrestling fans alone. Over the years, a number of WWE Superstars have begun appearing in mega Hollywood tent-poles. Fans gather by the thousands in the stadium to view the weekly Raw and SmackDown events.
What makes WWE so unique and popular is that it focuses its attention on both, its male as well as its female wrestlers. Some of the ladies of WWE have gained iconic status among young women across the world. Their storylines and ring action have proven to be just as entertaining as their male counterparts.This has also made them rank alongside some of the highest-paid superstars in sports entertainment.
With a whopping base salary of $1.5 million, UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey is the highest-paid woman superstar of the show. Widely regarded as one of the greatest MMA wrestlers of all time, Ronda is the only woman to win championships in both WWE and UFC. She made her debut at WWE’s biggest event WrestleMania in 2018 and later went onto win her first championship at SummerSlam.
Charlotte Flair is one of the most popular women wrestlers of the current roster. The former Raw and SmackDown women’s champion gets $550,000 for her WWE appearances. The daughter of retired WWE legend Ric Flair, Charlotte has truly lived up to her family’s name.
One-half of the Bella sisters, Nikki Bella debuted on SmackDown in 2008. Nikki’s sister, Brie Bella, is also a WWE star and the duo form a tag team under the name ‘The Bella Twins’. Nikki holds the record of being the longest-reigning Divas Champion in the show’s history. She stands third on the list of highest-paid WWE females with a salary of $350,000.