Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is about as elite as they come in the world of sports.
And after a historic 2017, where he was the highest paid personality on the WWE’s roster, he upped his net worth pretty substantially.
Not only was he the most paid athlete on the WWE’s roster, but he also holds the record for the highest paid fighter in UFC heavyweight history.
In short, Brock Lesnar is super paid and set for life.
Celebrity Net Worth has just updated his profile, and according to them he’s the second richest UFC veteran in history, only being trumped by Conor McGregor.
Brock Lesnar net worth: Brock Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former Mixed Martial Artist who has a net worth of $22 million.
Brock Lesnar was born on July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota. Lesnar attended Webster High School, where he had a wrestling record of 33–0–0 in his senior year and graduated last of 54 students in his class. Lesnar attended the University of Minnesota on a full wrestling scholarship for his junior and senior years where he won the 2000 NCAA wrestling championship as a heavyweight, after earning the second place title in 1999. In 2000, after college, Lesnar joined the World Wrestling Federation and made his television debut in 2002. Brock Lesnar was a WWE Champion three times, IWGP Heavyweight Champion in Japan once, the UFC Heavyweight Champion twice, and the UFC Undisputed Champion once.
In 2004, he left professional wrestling to pursue a position in the NFL. He was signed to the Minnesota Vikings, and played in the 2004 pre season, but was cut before the start of the regular season. He is 6 foot three inches tall, 286 pounds and currently resides in Alexandria, Minnesota with his wife Rena Mero. The couple has two children together and Lesnar also has a child from a previous relationship. In 2016 alone, Brock earned $6.5 million fighting in the UFC and $5.5 million wrestling in the WWE, for a total take of $12 million. After returning to the WWE in 2012 Lesnar won his fourth WWE Championship and the WWE Universal Championship.
He handed The Undertaker his first WrestleMania loss at WrestleMania 30. Lesnar has main evented some of the best selling WWE and UFC pay per views. He returned for UFC 1999 in 2016 and defeated Mark Hunt. He was fined $250 thousand and suspended for one year for testing positive for a banned substance and once again retired from MMA. Lesnar is known for his association with manager Paul Heyman.
The value of Brock Lesnar’s assets were estimated to be worth $330 thousand
The value of the contract which Brock Lesnar signed with WWE
Earnings in 2011 which included PPV bonuses and bout salaries
Salary from the UFC 100 show, no win bonus granted