WWE Former CEO Vince McMahon 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Records and Personal Life

Vince McMahon is the king of WWE

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Vince McMahon is the former chairman and the CEO of the WWE, and here is everything you should know about him including his net worth, salary, career and personal life

Vince McMahon Facts

Birth PlacePinehurst, North Carolina
Father’s NameVincent James McMahon
Mother’s NameVictoria McMahon
Star SignVirgo
Net Worth (2022)$2.3 billion
Salary (2022)$3.9 million
Date of BirthAugust 24, 1945
High SchoolT.C. High School
Wrestling Debut1979
WWE Debut1979
FinisherCorporate Elbow
Achievements1999 Royal Rumble Winner
SpouseLinda McMahon
ChildrenShane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon
NicknameVinnie Mac
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Vince McMahon is a genius. McMahon is the former Chairman and CEO of WWE. He turned the promotion into a global force after taking over his father’s Capitol Wrestling Corporation.

The company is still going strong, even after almost 40 years since McMahon took over from his father.

Wrestlemania 38 update: Vince McMahon made a surprising appearance at Wrestlemania 38 where he beat Pat McAfee with the help of Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Vince McMahon Net Worth and Salary

Vince McMahon is a billionaire and has a staggering net worth of $2.3 billion. Thanks to his innumerable business ventures, and the strongest of them all – the WWE.

His salary for the year 2022 is reported to be around $3.9 million. In the Forbes List of Richest People in the world 2019, he came in in 296.

McMahon is currently the 1517th richest Billionaire in the world according to Forbes.

Vince McMahon Early Career

McMahon became interested in following his father’s footsteps when he was just 12 years old after seeing his father grind as a promoter for the Capitol Wrestling Corporation.

He regularly accompanied his father during the 70s becoming a massive force in the rapidly developing company.

However, the promotion grew in leaps and bounds only after McMahon slowly began gaining full control of his father’s ventures. In 1980, McMahon founded Titan Sports and established headquarters in Massachusetts.

McMahon then purchased the WWF which was run in bits and pieces by various regional promotions.

In just a matter of time, he began turning WWF from a regional promotion to a global phenomenon. McMahon roped in notable wrestlers like Hulk Hogan.

Towards the end of the year, WrestleMania 3 hosted in 1987 brought in a staggering crowd of almost 95000.

By the 90s, WWF had become a monopoly. There was no other promotion that could challenge the might of McMahon’s empire. In 1999, WWF went public with its first IPO.

Two years later McMahon purchased the dying WCW from Turner Broadcasting System.

Vince McMahon WWE Career

In the year 2002, the WWF underwent a name change to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).

The promotion then established two well-distinguished brands WWE RAW and WWE SmackDown (which has been immensely successful until today).

Vince McMahon

In the year 2010, WWE established NXT which focused on rookies trying to make it big in the pro-wrestling scene.

McMahon who was the mastermind behind all these, regularly appears on his shows as well. He also was an occasional professional wrestler. McMahon usually depended on interferences and the help of other wrestlers to win matches whenever he took part.

McMahon surprisingly ended up winning the 1999 Royal Rumble.

McMahon once fought (represented by respective wrestlers) former USA President Donald Trump in a match dubbed the ‘Battle of the Billionaires’. Trump (Lashley beat Umaga) ended up being the winner, and Vince McMahon had his hair shaved as a result.

2022 turned out to be a bad year for Vince after several past cases of sexual misconduct arose against him. The allegations were so severe and grave that he stepped down from his position as the CEO. His daughter Stephanie McMahon took over the role temporarily. Although even after stepping down from the position, he kept making televised appearances until July 23, 2022, when he finally retired from his brain-child organization, WWE.

Vince McMahon Parents

Vince McMahon was born on the 24th of August in 1945 in Pinehurst, North Carolina to parents Vincent James McMahon and Victoria McMahon. It was not until 12 that Vice met his father because James had left the family when Vince was just a young kid.

His entire family including his grandparents were all associated with some sort of wrestling promotion.

Vince McMahon Personal Life

Vince McMahon met his future wife Linda McMahon when he was just 16, at a church. The pair married on the 21st of August in 1966 in North Carolina.

The couple have two children Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon, both of whom have been very important figures in the promotion.

Stephanie McMahon during her days with Triple H before her plastic surgery
Vince McMahon’s daughter Stephanie McMahon with husband Triple H

Stephanie McMahon is a retired professional who currently handles the business side of things for the promotion. She often involves herself in storylines as well. Stephanie is married to fellow WWE Superstar Triple H.

Shane McMahon, on the other hand, was a regular during the early 2000s. He then left the company in 2010, and then returned 6 years later. Since then, he has been making sporadic appearances in the promotion as a professional-wrestler.

FAQs about Vince McMahon

Is Vince McMahon a billionaire?

Yes, Vince McMahon is a billionaire who has a net worth of around $2.1 billion.

When was Vince McMahon born?

Vince McMahon was born on the 24th of August in 1945.

How old is Vince McMahon?

Vince McMahon is 75 years old.

Who is Vince McMahon’s wife?

Vince McMahon’s wife is Linda McMahon.

Who is the real owner of WWE?

Vince McMahon is the former chairman and CEO of the WWE.

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