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5 WWE employees who became entrepreneurs

These 5 men and women have started their own businesses after leaving the WWE.

Top 5 / Top 10 21 Apr 2017, 11:44 IST
Is she the only female entrepreneur on this list?

A common misguided belief that exists in the minds of fans of professional wrestling is that performers are often set for life in terms of financial requirements if they are able to make it to the WWE. While that may be true for the likes of John Cena and Brock Lesnar, it isn’t the case for everyone.

Several WWE Superstars need to choose an alternate career following the end of their pro-wrestling career in order to live a comfortable life. This is especially true for a lot of the undercard and mid-card talent who never hit the main events heights of the WWE.

In order to live a sustainable a lifestyle following their retirement from the squared circle, some of these former WWE personalities decide to become entrepreneurs. Sure, not all of them are successful, but there are some who have made it big through their own ventures.

These men and women have managed to surpass their WWE careers with their own business ventures and are highly successful outside the ring as well. So, without any further ado, here are 5 WWE employees who became entrepreneurs:

#5 Hulk Hogan

Yup, Pastamania was a thing

We start off with someone who was actually a bonafide legend during his time with the WWE – Hulk Hogan. Hogan – always a man with an eye for money – has engaged in a number of entrepreneurial pursuits following his retirement as a full-time professional wrestler.

He has had a number of pursuits in the food industry, having opened a number of restaurants including Pastamania in Minnesota, as well as Hogan’s Beach – a beachfront restaurant – in Tampa, Florida.

He has also dabbled with energy drinks, burgers, and a nutrition and dietary products. He has not enjoyed the greatest degree of success with all of them, but you can’t fault a man for trying to make something of himself following his wrestling career.

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