In the latest documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the salaries for 2016 for WWE’s top executives were detailed.
Unless your last name is McMahon, the biggest winner was Kevin Dunn, the Executive Vice President of Television Production. Dunn received a salary of $909,560 and a bonus of $454,780.
Coming in behind Dunn as the most paid was Michelle Wilson with a salary of $771,750. Wilson is the Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer and she also had a bonus of $385,875. George Barrios, the Chief Strategy & Financial Officer, received $764,400 as salary and a bonus of $382,200.
Paul “Triple H” Levesque, as Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events & Creative, had a salary of $606,375 and a bonus of $303,188 apart from his performer contract. He also owns 64,174 shares of the company. Stephanie McMahon as the Chief Brand Officer – and a performer – had a salary of $2,000,000 and no bonuses listed. She does have 1,914,749 WWE shares in her name, approximately 5% of the company.
Vince McMahon received $2,650,000 as salary, and an additional $2,650,000 in bonuses. Vince has 35,533,375 shares in his name while his wife Linda has 566,770 shares.