Kurt Angle Reveals He Made Over $1 Million His First Yr In WWE


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WWE legend Kurt Angle lately talked funds throughout his newest ‘Kurt Angle Present‘ podcast, revealing that he revamped a million {dollars} his first 12 months in WWE.

Speaking about his first 12 months in WWE, Angle stated, “You understand what, my assure was $75,000, so I made properly over that. What I used to be stunned about, and I promised J.R [Jim Ross] this after I accepted that contract, he stated ‘you’re going to get $75,000 a 12 months for 5 years.’ I signed the contract, I stated ‘don’t fear about it as a result of I’m going to make one million in my first 12 months.’ He’s like, ‘no matter you say.’ So I did, I did make one million, which I’m actually pleased with.”

Angle went on to say that he actually wasn’t anticipating to make that a lot however set himself that aim anyway. Angle stated, “I wasn’t anticipating to make one million {dollars} my first 12 months within the enterprise, particularly not having any sort of merchandise. I wasn’t promoting merchandise. They weren’t hopping off the cabinets and folks weren’t shopping for Kurt Angle stuff as a result of I used to be a heel. So I didn’t make loads on that. I acquired paid to wrestle and I acquired paid very properly to do it. So making one million {dollars} a 12 months with none sort of merchandise, I made perhaps 30 or 40 grand with merchandise, that was about it. I made some huge cash wrestling and I did exceed the aim that I advised JR I might do.”

Try a clip under that reveals Angle speaking about his first 12 months in WWE. Due to Fightful for offering the transcriptions.

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