World Wrestling Entertainment reports 2018 executive compensation

Co, President Michelle D. Wilson receives $9.2M

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 $6,983,748, a 179% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at World Wrestling Entertainment

Michelle D. Wilson, Co, President, received $9,188,586 in total, which increased by 368% compared to 2017. 78.54% of Wilson's compensation, or $7,217,054, was in stock awards. Wilson also received $1,102,725 in non-equity incentive plan, $857,853 in salary, as well as $10,954 in other compensation.

George A. Barrios, Co, President Principal Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $9,108,342, which increased by 369% compared to previous year. 78.32% of the compensation package, or $7,133,984, was in stock awards.

Kevin Dunn, Executive Producer, earned $5,932,114 in 2018, a 157% increase compared to previous year.

Vincent K. McMahon, Chief Executive Officer, received $5,658,238 in 2018, which increases by 83% compared to 2017.

Paul Levesque, EVP, Talent, Live Events & Creative, earned $5,031,459 in 2018, a 56% increase compared to previous year.