WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is the highest-paid male star in the company ahead of John Cena and Roman Reigns.

The ‘Beast,’ 42, captured the WWEchampionship on Friday after defeating Kofi Kingston in a matter of seconds on SmackDown.

And the newly crowned WWE champ, who works on a part-time basis, earns a whopping $12m with the company.

Lesnar’s base salary puts him firmly ahead of Cena’s $8.5m and Reigns’ $5m.

UFC legend Ronda Rousey is the best-paid female superstar with a base salary of $1.5m.

The former WWE women’s champ, who has been on hiatus, occupies the top spot by a clear margin.

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WWE star Charlotte Flair came second with her $550,000 salary and Nikki Bella and Alexa Bliss’ pay package is at $350,000.

The Daily Express also reports on senior staff salaries from mid-2019 and WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon is on $2.4m.

Triple H, who is the executive vice president of talent, live events and creative, earns $1.1m along with $1.65m in talent contract.

Posted below are the salaries for the male and female superstars and WWE senior staff.

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Men’s base salaries

  • Brock Lesnar: $12m
  • John Cena: $8.5m
  • Roman Reigns: $5m
  • Randy Orton: $4.5m
  • AJ Styles: $3.5m
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  • Seth Rollins: $3m
  • The Miz: $2.5m
  • The Undertaker: $2.5m
  • Kevin Owens: $2m
  • Dolph Ziggler: $1.5m
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  • Sheamus: $1m
  • Jeff Hardy: $1m
  • Bray Wyatt: $1m
  • Jinder Mahal: $900,000
  • Kane: $900,000
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  • Big Show: $850,000
  • Samoa Joe: $800,000
  • Rusev: $800,000
  • Sin Cara: $700,000
  • Matt Hardy: $650,000
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Women’s base salaries

  • Ronda Rousey: $1.5m
  • Charlotte Flair: $550,000
  • Nikki Bella: $350,000
  • Alexa Bliss: $350,000
  • Mickie James: $300,000
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  • Brie Bella: $300,000
  • Natalya: $300,000
  • Asuka: $250,000
  • Becky Lynch: $250,000
  • Dana Brooke: $200,000
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  • Bayley: $200,000
  • Lana: $200,000
  • Naomi: $180,000
  • Carmella: $120,000
  • Nia Jax: $100,000
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  • Sonya Deville: $100,000
  • Mandy Rose: $80,000
  • Ruby Riott: $80,000
  • Sarah Logan: $80,000
  • Tamina: $80,000

Senior staff salaries (figures from mid-2019)

  • Triple H (executive vice president of talent, live events and creative): $1.1m and $1.65m (talent contract)
  • Vince McMahon (chairman and chief executive officer): $2.4m
  • George Barrios (financial and strategic officer): $800,000
  • Kevin Dunn (producer): $800,000

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