A total of 80,676 fans jam packed the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, yesterday for WrestleMania 29, with visitors from all 50 states and 34 different countries.
WrestleMania 29 grossed $12.3 million, breaking the record of MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertaining event. The show is also the highest grossing in WWE history.
The previous record at the MetLife Stadium was held by U2 in 2011 which did $8.9 million.
“On behalf of the great state of New Jersey, I want to thank all of the fans that came from around the world to beautiful MetLife Stadium for WrestleMania 29,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said. “WWE put on a show like no other and electrified the capacity crowd.”