AEW has already built a roster by including former and major WWE Champion Chris Jericho, superstar dean ambrose and enlisted another former WWE superstar Cody Rhodes as executive vice-president to be one of the faces of the brand. All Elite Wrestling spending more money on Talents, which is a great part of Business.
Checkout some highest paid wrestlers of All Elite Wrestling (AEW). AEW has not reveled wrestlers’ salaries. This list is made by observations on rumors, news, and the information available on the internet.
12) Frankie Kazarian
He was born on August 4, 1977. Currently signed with All Elite Wrestling, Kazarian is a former WWE, TNA, and ROH wrestler. He is a member of the SCU stable in AEW.
Frankie Kazarian Salary: $1 million.
(President of OWE) Born on November 15, 1977, the Japanese wrestler serves as the president of OWE (a company AEW has partnered itself with). As a wrestler, Cima is best known for his work with Dragon Gate, for whom he worked from the promotion’s formation in 2004 up until 2018. In Dragon Gate, he held every championship in the company (including the Open the Triangle Gate Championship a record 12 times).
Cima Salary: $1.5 Million
10) Christopher daniels
(Coach and Head of talent relations) Daniels was born on March 24, 1970. Best known for his work in TNA and ROH, he is currently signed with All Elite Wrestling, where he is a member of the SoCal Uncensored (SCU), a stable which was the first-ever AEW World Tag Team Champion. They lost the Tag titles to Kenny Omega and Hangman Adam Page at the special episode of Dynamite emanating from Chris Jericho’s Rock N Wrestling Rager at Sea.
Daniel Christopher Salary: $1.5 million.
9) Dustin Rhodes
(Coach & Wrestler) Born on 11 April 1969, ‘the Natural’ Dustin Rhodes was formerly known as Goldust. Best known for his multiple tenures with WWE from 1995 to 2019, he is currently signed to AEW as a coach and occasional wrestler. He is the son of WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes and the half-brother of fellow wrestler Cody Rhodes.
Dustin Rhodes Salary: $2 million.
8) Tye Dillinger Aka Shawn Spears
10! 10! 10! Remember? Long before he was the Chairman of AEW, he was making a name for himself as The Perfect 10 Tye Dillinger in NXT. Though his main roster run was nothing special, we expect him to reach his full potential in AEW.
Tye Dillinger Salary: $2 million.
7) the young bucks
(Executive vice presidents) The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) are possibly the hottest tag team in not only AEW but the world of pro wrestling. These two also serve as executive vice presidents of All Elite Wrestling, apart from being in-ring talents. They have also worked in WWE, ROH, TNA and, NJPW. The duo is admired by fans all over the world for their athletic ring work.
Young Bucks Salary: $2 million.
6) Brandi Rhodes
(Chief brand officer of AEW) As noted, All Elite Wrestling’s Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes spoke about the AEW women’s division at Tuesday’s Double Or Nothing rally and said there would be equal pay for the male and female talents. She also serves as an in-ring talent. She previously appeared for WWE as a ring announcer, and briefly competed for Impact Wrestling and Ring of Honor.
Brandi Rhodes Salary: $2 Million.
5) Pac (Benjamin Satterley, Neville)
He was born on 22 August 1986. The former Neville was making waves in WWE with his athletic in-ring style before revitalizing the cruiserweight division as a heel. However, booking issues led to him leaving the company in August 2018. He returned to Dragon Gate and joined the villainous R.E.D. stable, before winning the Open the Dream Gate Championship. Signing with All Elite in January 2019, he currently leads a stable known as the Death Triangle, which also consists of Pentagon Jr. and Rey Fenix.
The Pac Salary: $2 Million.
4) Kenny Omega
(AEW World Tag Team Champion & Executive vice president) One of the top 10 AEW wrestlers, Omega was the hottest free agent in pro-wrestling when he signed up for AEW, both as an in-ring talent and as an Executive Vice President. Apart from delivering at the highest level day in and day out, Omega is also responsible for shaping up AEW’s Women’s division behind the scenes.
Kenny Omega Salary: $3 million
3) Cody Rhodes
(Executive vice president) AEW might not even have been in existence right now had it not been for Tony Khan (for obvious reasons) and this man. A tweet regarding whether ROH could ever sell out an arena with 10K+ fans garnered the response “Not any time soon” from wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer. The former Stardust, who was released from WWE in 2016 and was slowly rebuilding himself through his work in ROH, Impact, and NJPW noticed Dave’s tweet and responded with “I’ll take that bet, Dave”, leading to All In, the first non-WWE wrestling event to have sold 10K+ tickets in the United States since 1993. As we know, the rest is history.
The Cody Rhodes Salary: $3 million
2) Chris Jericho
Chris Jericho was born on 9 November 1970. Jericho has wrestled in many promotions including WWE, and NJPW. Being a WWE legend and a successful musician was not able to satiate his hunger, leading to him fighting a few matches for NJPW and creating the Painmaker gimmick. His appearance at the AEW Rally was a real shock for many. Jericho was the first-ever AEW World Champion and enjoyed a 182-day reign, losing the title to Jon Moxley at AEW’s Revolution PPV. Jericho is possibly the first-ever World Champion to come out to the theme song made by him, with the show taking place on his cruise! If that doesn’t define greatness, I don’t know what does.
Chris Jericho Salary: $3 million
1) Jon Moxley
(AEW World Champion) After having a tremendous run in WWE, that included being one-third of SHIELD, one of the most dominant stables in the wrestling world, their longest reigning US champion, and a Grand Slam champion, the former Dean Ambrose left the wrestling behemoth in April 2019. In a shocking turn of events, the man retransformed himself into Jon Moxley, the hardcore legend, and made an appearance at AEW’s inaugural PPV. After a long battle with The Inner Circle, Moxley was finally able to dethrone Chris Jericho to become the 2nd AEW World Champion. He made AEW Debute in Double Or Nothing and signed a multi-year contract with all elite wrestling. Signing to Dean Ambrose was a turning move for AEW. According to Rumours, he or Chris Jericho is the highest-paid wrestler in AEW.