They represent the greatest in sports entertainment. They will fly around the ring, take hard falls, dish out violent hits and absorb heavy contact, while at the same time, act on queue as if they are hurting or rejuvenated depending on what the fight script calls for. They are also expected to be glib in order to either gain sympathy from the audience or rile up the crowd into a frenzy.
In other words, WWE wrestlers are expected to be extremely athletic, good actors and articulate speakers. The owners of this wrestling franchise should pay them well.
Here is a list of the top 10 richest WWE wrestlers.
10. Mick Foley – $15 million
His real name is Michael Francis Foley, Sr. He is also called The Hardcore Legend. He wrestled under several names, like Dude Love, Cactus Jack and Mankind, collectively known as the Three Faces of Foley. He won three WWE championships, was an eight-time tag team champion and was the first Hardcore Champion. He still appears occasionally as a color commentator. He is to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in April 2013.