World Wrestling Entertainment Co, President Michelle Wilson's 2018 pay jumps 368% to $9.2M

World Wrestling Entertainment reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: March 5, 2019

World Wrestling Entertainment reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 5, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at World Wrestling Entertainment received on average a compensation package of $7M, a 179% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at World Wrestling Entertainment

Michelle D. Wilson, Co, President, received $9.2M in total, which increased by 368% compared to 2017. 78.54% of Wilson's compensation, or $7.2M, was in stock awards. Wilson also received $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $857.9K in salary, as well as $11K in other compensation.

George A. Barrios, Co, President Principal Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $9.1M, which increased by 369% compared to previous year. 78.32% of the compensation package, or $7.1M, was in stock awards.

Kevin Dunn, Executive Producer, earned $5.9M in 2018, a 157% increase compared to previous year.

Vincent K. McMahon, Chief Executive Officer, received $5.7M in 2018, which increases by 83% compared to 2017.

Paul Levesque, EVP, Talent, Live Events & Creative, earned $5M in 2018, a 56% increase compared to previous year.