Big E. recently appeared as a guest on The Breakfast Club radio show for an in-depth interview covering all things pro wrestling.
During his appearance on the popular radio show, the WWE Champion spoke about the pay scale for certain WWE Superstars, reveals how little he made when he first joined the company and more.
Featured below are some of the highlights from the interview.
Says when he first got signed with WWE he was only making $500 a week: “I got signed in 2009, I was under WWE contract, but I wasn’t on TV. I was assigned to the developmental system. At that time, I’m making $500 a week. We’re talking $26,000 a year. Not much money.”
Breaks down the pay scale for certain WWE superstars: “The money definitely went for me when I got to the main roster. We have certain people who might be making $300,000, we also have certain people who are making millions of dollars. I’ve been fortunate enough to be…I’m taken care of.”
Check out the complete interview at YouTube.com. H/T to Fightful for transcribing the above quotes.
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