There are also other events of the year like below.
Royal Rumble is a pay-TV television show that is held every year in January. The show’s main match is a special match, with many famous names participating. Royal Rumble is considered to be one of the four biggest pay-TV shows, so there are a lot of participating wrestlers.
Money in the Bank. As the majority of ladder matches, its prize is a briefcase containing a contract for a championship match. The person who won this contract can change it into an opportunity for competition.
Each ladder in Money in the Bank has ladders
Hell in a Cell is a wrestling event in an iron cage. The two sides can use all the assistive devices to win, and when someone is walking out, first landing is also the winner. This is the most dangerous tournament for American wrestlers. Although not invested by other events, Hell in a Cell is WWE’s most violent event.
In addition to the above events, there are other events such as Extreme Rules, SummerSlam, etc. Each event collected millions of dollars for WWE.
Besides the popularity, wrestlers are also rewarded with the terrible salary that many people dream of. According to statistics, WWE’s CEO (son-in-law Vince McMahon) received a salary of 1.2 million USD in 2014. Meanwhile, the top athletes having the biggest salary in the world include as follows.
The Rock – $ 3.5 million
John Cena – $ 2.75 million
Undertaker – 2.25 million USD
H Tripple – 2.12 million USD
Brock Lesner – $ 2 million
The stars in WWE
To increase the appeal and drama of WWE matches, the organizers invited world-famous characters to participate. The US President has participated in WWE events. Both football star Rooney also participated.
Outside the ring, many wrestlers are also successful in other areas such as movies and advertising. Dwayne Johnson is a wrestler stepping out of WWE and quite successful in cinema.
In addition to acting, John Cena also participated in commercials. He is one of the most successful wrestlers in WWE.