With the return of Goldberg and WrestleMania 32 drawing record attendance, 2016 was a very successful financial year for the WWE. Forbes released a list of the top 10 paid WWE Superstars of 2016.
You can check them out below:
10. Randy Orton
2016 Salary: $1.9 million
Matches in 2016: 57
Matches Won in 2016: 38
Matches Lost in 2016: 19
PPV Record of 2016
– SummerSlam: Lost to Brock Lesnar via TKO
– No Mercy: Lost to Bray Wyatt
– Survivor Series: Part of the victorious SmackDown Live team.
– TLC: Teamed with Bray Wyatt to defeat Rhyno & Heath Slater to win the SmackDown Tag Team Titles.