BY BLAKE OESTRIECHER – FEB 11, 2020
WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch is known for being one of the most confident characters in all of WWE, and her latest self-applauding comments are causing quite the stir in the world of pro wrestling.
During a recent interview with TV Insider, here is what Lynch, who calls herself “The Man,” had to say about how much money she should be making in WWE:
“I should be making more in that whole company, everybody — Vince McMahon included. I want to change the game. I want to prove that it doesn’t matter your gender, your race, your background, if you are doing the job and keeping people invested, if you are keeping people interested, then you deserve to be paid at a level higher than anybody else. Or as high as anybody else. As high as the best of them. I look around the arenas and the majority of the people are in my shirts. The majority of people hold signs for me, so pay me as such and that will be the way it will be.” — Becky Lynch
Although Lynch has publicly denied that she signed a new WWE contract last year, multiple reports state that she indeed inked a new deal that is worth at least $1 million annually and makes her one of the highest paid stars in the entire company. Official WWE salaries are notoriously difficult to find, but a 2018 FORBES analysis pegged John Cena and Brock Lesnar, two part-time stars, as the highest earners in all of WWE. Among full-timers, Roman Reigns was the highest paid at $4.3 million per year while AJ Styles was a distant second at $3.5 million… Read More HERE