Triple H signed a new three-year contract with WWE. His original deal, which had a $1.0 million downside guarantee as a wrestler, expired on March 30th. Triple H “out-earned this minimum guarantee” over the “past several years” through his TV role and merchandise sales. He officially signed the new contract on May 9th.
Here is a breakdown of how much Triple H earned in 2015:
- $1,713,360 million as talent
- $573,269 as executive (fixed compensation)
- $526,000 bonus (variable compensation)
- Total Pay: $2.812 million
Triple H also got performance stock units (PSUs) valued at $299,995, which brings his total 2015 compensation package to $3.112 million.
The agreement was made between Triple H and WWE’s VP of Talent Relations Mark Carrano.