WWE voted Sting the best superstar in WCW history in recognition of his remarkable exploits and triumphs in the sport. He held 25 championships in all and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016. 18.2 Seth Rollins: Seth Rollins is an American professional wrestler with a net worth of $9 million. He has been signed to WWE since 2006 and is currently ranked number one on the list of the top 50 wrestlers of all time.
Seth Benjamin Rollins was born on January 20th, 1984 in St. Louis, Missouri. He started his career at the age of 16 when he began training under his father Brad at the Academy of Professional Wrestling in Maple Grove, Minnesota. After three years of training, he joined his father's company as a fan favorite named "The Second Son". In 2004, he changed his character and became known as "The Artist Formerly Known As Ted DiBiase" after winning the World Tag Team Championship with him. Later that year, he defeated John Cena to win the United States Championship.
He held the title for nearly six months before losing it to Cena again at the award ceremony for the 2005 WWE Award for Best Wrestling Moment.
Rollins returned in June 2006 and announced that he had quit wrestling to focus on school but later returned during WrestleMania 22 where he participated in the main event by helping Brock Lesnar defeat The Undertaker.
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Lesnar, Brock With a net worth of USD 28 million, he is one of the world's wealthiest MMA fighters. He was born on January 4th, 1973 in North Carolina and grew up there with his family.
He started his professional wrestling career at the age of twenty-one in 1999 when he joined the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He remained with them for five years, winning the WWF Championship twice, before moving to Vince McMahon's new promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
At UFC, he became one of the most popular champions in the company's history, holding the title for over six months before losing it to Ken Shamrock. After two successful runs with the company, Lesnar signed with WWE again in 2008. Since then, he has not competed in any more fights but instead works as a producer for their television shows.
With his current earnings, he is ranked number four on the list of highest paid wrestlers of all time.
His wife, Linda, is also a wrestler who often competes under the ring name Pauline "Sugar" Stone. The couple married in 1998 and has three children together: two sons and a daughter.
Mr. Ric Flair Ric Flair is the only two-time WWE Hall of Famer and one of the most famous live wrestlers in history. The Nature Boy has been in the industry for for five decades and has amassed a sizable fortune. He is the first athlete to be awarded his own line of clothing products that are sold in stores across the world.
Flair was born Richard Fleckman on March 31st, 1945 in New York City. His father was a wealthy shoe salesman who owned his own store. When he was just six years old, his family moved to Charlotte where his father opened another shoe store. He had an older brother named Billy who died when he was just eight years old.
After high school, he began training to become a professional wrestler at the local wrestling school run by Greg Valentine. In 1964, he adopted the ring name "Ric Flair" after the rich oil man from Oklahoma. During this time, he started a relationship with Linda McMahon who would later go on to become the wife of Vince McMahon. They have three children together named Nick, Reid, and Chelsea.
In 1971, Flair was hired by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and was immediately put into a championship match against Bob Backlund for the WWF Championship. He won the match by count out and thus became the first champion in history to lose his title via count out.