CM Punk Net Worth 2024

Last Modified Jan 23, 2024 02:46 GMT
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CM Punk is a professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. In the exhilarating world of professional wrestling, few names resonate as strongly as CM Punk. Renowned for his rebellious spirit, magnetic charisma, and unmatched in-ring abilities, Punk has established himself as a true legend of the sport. Beyond his awe-inspiring performances, CM Punk's financial achievements have also commanded attention. As we delve into the details, let's explore the net worth of this wrestling icon and gain insights into the financial success he has achieved throughout his illustrious career.


Full NamePhillip Jack Brooks
Age (2024)45 years
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88m)
CM Punk’s Net Worth (2024)$12 Million
Source of IncomeProfessional Wrestling, TV and Movie Actor
CharityC.J. Wilson’s Children’s Charities
Marital StatusMarried to April Jeanette Mendez (2014-Present)


CM Punk's path to stardom began in the late 1990s on the independent wrestling circuit, where he quickly gained recognition for his technical prowess and unique character. His talents caught the attention of Ring of Honor (ROH), a renowned wrestling promotion, and solidified his status as one of the best in the industry. This paved the way for his eventual entrance into World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2006


Within WWE, Punk's popularity skyrocketed as he resonated with fans through his anti-establishment attitude and straight-edge lifestyle. His unforgettable feuds and captivating promos blurred the lines between fiction and reality, captivating audiences worldwide. These achievements translated into substantial financial growth for Punk. His top-tier status allowed him to command substantial salaries and benefit from various revenue streams, including merchandise sales, pay-per-view events, and live event ticket sales.


Most recently, Punk announced himself for the 2024 Royal Rumble match. He will enter the decorated match after a decade, last entering in 2014, which was also his last pro-wrestling match for many years.


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CM Punk’s Net Worth in 2024


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According to Inside the Ropes Wrestling, the net worth of CM Punk is estimated to be around $12 Million. CM Punk’s professional wrestling career was monumental, but sadly, CM Punk’s MMA career hasn’t been a successful one. CM Punk's net worth has been a matter of interest among pro wrestling and MMA fans.


CM Punk WWE

CM Punk's path to stardom began in the late 1990s on the independent wrestling circuit, where he quickly gained recognition for his technical prowess and unique character. His talents caught the attention of Ring of Honor (ROH), a renowned wrestling promotion, and solidified his status as one of the best in the industry. This paved the way for his eventual entrance into World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in 2006.


Within WWE, Punk's popularity skyrocketed as he resonated with fans through his anti-establishment attitude and straight-edge lifestyle. His unforgettable feuds and captivating promos blurred the lines between fiction and reality, captivating audiences worldwide. These achievements translated into substantial financial growth for Punk. His top-tier status allowed him to command substantial salaries and benefit from various revenue streams, including merchandise sales, pay-per-view events, and live event ticket sales.


CM Punk has won several championships throughout his professional wrestling career. He is a former 5-time IWA Mid-South Heavyweight Champion, 2-time IWA Mid-South Light Heavyweight Champion, IWC World Heavyweight Champion, OVW Heavyweight Champion, ROH World Champion, ECW Champion, 3-time World Heavyweight Champion (WWE), 2-time WWE Champion, WWE Intercontinental Champion, World Tag Team Champion and the winner of the 2008 and 2009 Money In The Bank ladder matches. CM Punk is the 6th longest-reigning WWE Champion of all time.


He left the company in 2014 and there had since been little hope of him ever returning to the company. However, the unthinkable happened at Survivor Series: WarGames 2023 where he made his return to WWE to thunderous cheers from the crowd. He made his in-ring return against Dominik Mysterio at a Live Event in the Madison Square Garden.


CM Punk’s Wife

CM Punk’s wife is former WWE diva April Jeanette Mendez, better known as AJ Lee. They got married on June 13, 2014. According to the sources, AJ Lee's net worth is over $4 million in 2023. AJ Lee is an author and retired professional wrestler. She is a former 3-time WWE Diva’s champion and is considered to be one of the forerunners of the women’s revolution in WWE.


Also Read: Who is CM Punk married to?


CM Punk’s House

CM Punk’s house is located in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, Calif, the price of the property is around $4 million. Besides his new L.A. home, Punk still maintains his longtime main residence — a $2.2 million property in the bustling West Town neighborhood of his Chicago hometown. He purchased the house in early 2010. It’s an elegant and beautiful house, consisting of a theater room and a wine cellar.


CM Punk’s Salary

CM Punk MMA and professional wrestling careers have earned him millions of dollars. In ECW, CM Punk was one of the highest paid superstars in 2006-2008. He earned $200000 to $300000 annually.

In WWE, CM Punk had an annual income of $1000000 in 2011, $1.3 million in 2012-13 and $1.7 million in 2013-14. Being the cover star of the WWE 2K13 video game earned him around $200000. The ‘Best in The World’ DVD did tremendous business among the fans and earned thousands of dollars. It has been speculated that CM Punk would’ve been paid $1.3 million to $1.8 million in 2016 and $2 million in 2017 if he hadn’t left WWE.

Although CM Punk MMA career in the UFC hasn’t been successful, it hasn’t stopped him from earning millions of dollars. CM Punk joined the wrestling promotion AEW in 2021 where he was one of their top babyfaces but the earnings from that stint is currently unknown. He has now returned to WWE in 2023, and his current salary structure is not public as of yet.


CM Punk’s MMA Record

CM Punk made his UFC debut on September 10, 2016, at UFC 203 where he faced Mickey Gall. He was defeated by Gall via submission. CM Punk MMA fought his second match at UFC 225 where he was defeated by Mike Jackson via unanimous decision.


Professional Record Breakdown


2 matchesWins2 Losses
By Submission01
By Decision01


CM Punk’s MMA Earnings

For his first appearance in the UFC, CM Punk received $500000. It’s believed that his debut was the sole reason for an additional 125000-225000 PPV buys. Out of PPV revenue, CM Punk MMA takeaway amounted over the million-dollar mark. For his second appearance, CM Punk was paid $503500 and an additional $500000 as an appearance fee and another $3500 as a fight week incentive.


FAQs

A. Phil Brooks is professionally known as CM Punk. Although there are rumors that CM refers to ‘Chicago Made’, Punk clarified that it actually stands for ‘Chick Magnet’.

A. CM Punk returned to WWE at Survivor Series 2023. 

A. Yes, CM Punk has pursued other ventures to increase his net worth. After leaving WWE, he ventured into mixed martial arts (MMA) and signed with the UFC. He has also appeared in films, written comic books, and done some commentary work.

A. CM Punk is worth around $12 Million.

A. CM Punk first used Cult of Personality in Ring of Honor simply because he loved the song and thought that it could become a good entrance music. 

A. CM Punk is an American.

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