WWE Rumors: Braun Strowman's astonishing salary revealed
It's a very important time for WWE right now as the company is engaged in head-on competition with All Elite Wrestling. During times like these, WWE is hoping to retain most of their top talent by offering them lucrative new deals.
Braun Strowman recently re-signed with the company and is now committed to WWE for the next four years.
Strowman has inked a four-year deal that would see 'The Monster Among Men' take home $1.2 Million per year. It was also added that Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson signed a $700,000 per year deal after each initially turned down a $500,000 per year offer.
AJ Styles also renewed his contract with WWE and was offered a much better deal with AEW lurking on the horizon. With AEW throwing around a lot of money, the threshold for top-tier talents has been increased to $1 Million per year in WWE.
Here's what Meltzer wrote in the WON:
When Strowman signed his latest deal, it was a four-year contract believed to be for $1.2 million per year. The key to that number is there are exceptions, but generally, the top downside number WWE offers is $1 million.
Obviously, Styles signed for significantly more than that when his deal was due because of AEW. There are others who just because they knew how to negotiate, the company knew they could go elsewhere and make money, and the company feels were valuable that have guarantees above the $1 million threshold.
The recent deal that Gallows & Anderson signed was five years at $700,000 per year each. They had turned down a $500,000 per year deal and were ready to leave when their contracts were due.
Braun Strowman was recently involved in a Universal Title program with Seth Rollins. He was most recently taken out by The Fiend on RAW and has yet to be inserted into a proper feud on TV.
Paul Heyman and Vince McMahon are both behind Strowman, who has been given assurances about his importance to the company. It appears that 'The Monster Among Men' is in a good spot, both financially and creatively.