Understanding Triple H’s Real Name, Net Worth, Wife and Body Measurements

Net Worth:$40 million
Age/Date of Birth:
(52 years old) July 27, 1969
Height:
6 feet, 4 inches (1.93 m)
Ethnicity/Race:
‎French-Canadian
Nationality:American
Wife or Girlfriend:Stephanie McMahon
(m. 2003)
Parents:Father: Paul Levesque Sr.
Mother: Patricia Levesque

Triple H is an American professional wrestler and the Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events, and Creative for WWE. He is also the co-founder of professional wrestling promotion WWE NXT as well as the creator of its namesake TV series. His on-screen and behind-the-camera roles at WWE means he benefits substantially from the WWE empire.

Triple H’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million. This makes him one of the most successful wrestlers in the world. With his marriage into the McMahon family, Triple H’s net worth will probably rise in the future as his clout in the company grows

Here is everything you should know about Triple H’s career, net worth, wife, and body stats. For starters, he earns a base salary of $1 million but earns millions more from bonuses and compensations.

Who Exactly is Triple H and What is His Real Name?

Triple H was born Paul Michael Levesque on July 27, 1969, in Nashua, New Hampshire and stands 1.93m tall, he is 52 years old.

Triple H began watching wrestling matches from the age of 5 and quickly developed a passion for it. In order to look like his favourite stars, he began dedicating much time to bodybuilding. As a result, he emerged as the winner of the Mr. Teenage New Hampshire contest at the age of 19. He trained under Walter “Killer” Kowalski at his Massachusetts-based school before making his professional debut at Kowalski’s International Wrestling Federation (IWF) in 1992 at the age of 23.

He enjoyed a period of success wrestling on the East Coast independent scene. He fought on WCW before joining the WWF (now WWE) in 1994. He performed under the moniker Hunter Hearst Helmsley which he later shortened to Triple H. The WWE became H’s biggest platform as he quickly established himself as one of the best wrestlers in North America, making him one of WWE’s most valuable acts.

Triple H Net Worth

Triple H has formed many influential WWE stables, including D-Generation X, The McMahon-Helmsley Faction, Evolution, and The Authority. Over the course of his career, he has won at least 25 championships including 5 WWE World Heavyweight Championships. Beginning in 2010, Triple H slowed down on his in-ring appearances to focus more on the business part of WWE.

Starting out as an Executive Senior Advisor, Triple H has equally been successful at his behind-the-scenes roles. He successfully built the WWE developmental brand NXT which has been able to hold sold-out 15,000-capacity arenas. He has been credited with helping to discover new talent, bringing respect to women wrestling, and expanding the business.

From 2013, Triple H was vested more business responsibilities including the creative direction of WWE’s storyline.

Triple H’s Net Worth, Salary, and Career Earnings

How the wrestler acquired his wealth isn’t a mystery, a bulk of it came from his in-ring performance pay and what he earns from his leadership roles in WWE. Over the years, Triple H has climbed the career ladder in the industry and his efforts have been greatly rewarded financially and otherwise.

The WWE Star Receives a Yearly Base Salary of $1 Million

Since Triple H rose to stardom with the WWE, there have been many speculations online about his earnings, but those numbers were only estimates as there were no solid facts to validate them. However, his figures came to light in 2010 when he became an executive at the publicly-traded WWE who reveal their financial details via proxy filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also, Forbes has been able to dig out wrestler’s contracts and also explain how they work, giving fans detailed insight into how their favorite stars get paid.

Triple H Net Worth

Like most WWE major stars, Triple H receives a base salary of $1 million. However, his earnings as an executive as well as bonuses/compensation further increase his income. The bonuses stem from a share of PPV events (of which Triple H has headlined at least 67 over the course of his career). Others include a cut of merchandise sales. The latter comprises 25% of licensing sales profits and 5% of direct sales.

His Annual Earning Has Increase Despite His Rare In-Ring Performances

According to WWE’s proxy filing, Triple H’s annual earnings have enjoyed an exponential increase, even with reduced in-ring performances. In 2012, he earned $2.9 million. Of that amount, $2.1 million came from his in-ring events including the $1 million base salary already mentioned.

He made about $500,000 for his executive role. In 2013, the King of Kings received a board room promotion which was reflected in the doubling of his executive compensation to $1 million. He earned lesser from in-ring performances bringing his total haul for the year to $2.5 million.

Triple H earned $2.77 million and $3.1 million in 2014 and 2015 respectively. His numbers rose to almost $4 million in 2016. Part of his executive compensation stems from his stock options. As of 2017, he has 66,481 shares that had not yet vested. His 2016 income included $334,000 of vested shares. Putting it all together, he earned about $15 million from 2012 to 2016. And he isn’t going anywhere just yet, the King of Kings would remain an executive of the entertainment company in years to come.

What He’s Earned for His Executive Role Over the Years

  • 2015 – $571,836
  • 2016 – $601,933
  • 2017 – $650,000
  • 2018 – $684,125
  • 2019 – $710,000
  • 2020 – $730,000

He Owns Over 81,000 WWE Stocks

Sometime in August 2020, it was reported that Triple H has 81,325 WWE stocks to his name. This was after he sold over $2 million worth of the stocks, an amount that represents only 40% of his WWE stocks.

From what we gathered, he sold the stocks in two days; on the 26th and 27th of August. First, he parted with 45,388 of Class A common stock valued at $45.61 per share; then he cashed in on another 7,419 shares valued at $45.83 each.

The Wrestler Has Also Made Decent Money from His Movies and TV Roles

Triple H is easily one of the most popular wrestlers in the world and he is widely regarded as the future of WWE. Given that status, it is hardly a surprise that he has been approached to portray characters in big-screen projects.

He voiced Hunter in 2017’s Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania and has featured in films like Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon, Relative Strangers, Inside Out, The Chaperone, Blade: Trinity, and more.

His Television credits are in MADtv, The Drew Carey Show, The Bernie Mac Show, Robot Chicken, and Pacific Blue. What he has made from all of these roles may not be known to the public but there are no doubts it’s a significant sum to his net worth.

Major Sources of the Wrestler’s Wealth

  • WWE base salary for in-ring performances
  • Earnings from his executive roles in the media and entertainment company
  • Paychecks from television and movie appearances
  • He holds WWE shares worth millions of dollars

Triple H Has Been a Married to Stephanie McMahon for Over a Decade

  • Wife’s Full Name: Stephanie McMahon Levesque
  • Date of Birth: September 24, 1976
  • Occupation: Businesswoman and WWE Executive
  • Duration of Marriage: 2003 – Present
  • No of Kids with Triple H: 3 (Vaughn Evelyn, Murphy Claire, and Aurora Rose Levesque)

Triple H is not just a mere WWE employee, but part of the WWE family thanks to his marriage to Stephanie McMahon, daughter of WWE majority owner Vince McMahon. That relationship makes him entitled to an even greater part of WWE’s future income.

Stephanie McMahon who is an on-screen performer and Chief Brand Officer of WWE earns at least $2 million annually. Triple H’s wife’s responsibility at WWE revolves around facilitating the promotion’s growth in its business dealings across the globe. Among other things, she has been credited for flourishing WWE’s Women’s Evolution.

Before she became Chief Brand Officer in 2013, she was in charge of the creative development of all WWE content; from television to print, social media, and what have you.

The Couple Began Dating In 2000 and Got Married In October 2003

As the story goes, Triple H began dating Stephanie in 2000 during their scripted WWE romance. Although his ex, Joanie “Chyna” Laurer has insisted that he started dating McMahon while they were still together, Triple H has maintained it is not so.

Because of his WWE romance with Stephanie, it is hard to tell when the couple truly began dating. Nonetheless, it is no secret that they got engaged on Valentine’s day of 2003 and walked down the aisle that year, on the 25th of October 2003.

Triple H and his wife live in a mansion in Weston, Connecticut. Though the exact value is unknown, it does come with every celebrity essential including a sauna bath, swimming pool, and a hi-tech gymnasium. The couple has three children.

Aurora Rose Levesque

  • Date of Birth: July 24, 2006
  • Occupation: Undetermined

Over two years after Triple H got married to McMahon, they welcomed their first child and named her Aurora. Being a teenager, Aurora has her future ahead of her. Hardly can anyone tell if she would follow her parent’s path or build her career in another field.

Murphy Claire Levesque

  • Date of Birth: July 28, 2008
  • Occupation: Undetermined

Murphy is the second child of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. As it is with her sisters, her parents have been very protective, making it difficult to tell anything about the child apart from the fact that she is one of her parent’s kids.

Vaughn Evelyn Levesque

  • Date of Birth: August 24, 2010
  • Occupation: Undetermined

Vaughn is the youngest child of the couple at the moment. Like her siblings, it is early to tell what the future holds for her but her mom once revealed she is very competitive and has shown a massive interest in wrestling.

Major Highlights of His Career Achievements

  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame – Class of 2005
  • Wrestler of the Year – 2000
  • King of the Ring – 1997
  • Unified WWE Tag Team Championship
  • 5-time WWF/WWE Intercontinental Championship
  • 5-time World Heavyweight Championship
  • 9-time WWF/WWE Championship
  • 2-time WWF Tag Team Championship
  • 2-time WWF European Championship
  • Wrestler of the Decade (The Baltimore Sun) – 2010

Things You Should Know about Triple H

  • What does Triple H stand for?

Triple H is an abbreviation for Hunter Hearst Helmsley. That was what the wrestler was initially called when he joined World Wrestling Federation (WWF now WWE) in 1995.

  • Who is the son of Triple H?

The wrestler has no son, he only has 3 daughters with his wife.

  • Has Triple H retired?

The wrestler once disclosed that he had unofficially retired from in-ring performance but is only waiting for the right time to announce it. He’s very much active as an executive of WWE.

  • Are Triple H and Stephanie still married?

Yes, the couple got married in 2003, are still married, and very much in love.

  • What is the height of Triple H?

He is 1.93m tall and his billed weight is 255 lb (116 kg)

Profile Summary 
First Name:Paul
Last Name:Levesque
Also Known As:
Triple H, "The Cerebral Assassin"
Sex/Gender:
Male
Profession:
Business executive, professional wrestler, and actor
Famous For:Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development for WWE
Colleges/Universities Attended:
N/A
Educational Qualifications:
N/A
Religion:
Christianity
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
(52 years old) July 27, 1969
Zodiac Sign:Leo
Birth Place:
Nashua, New Hampshire, U.S.
Nationality:American
Ethnicity/Race:
‎French-Canadian
Country of Residence:
United States of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
Height:
6 feet, 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight:
110 kg (242lbs)
Eye Colour:
Dark Brown
Hair Color:
Blonde
Other Body Measurements:
Chest: 50 Inches
Waist: 35 Inches
Biceps: 21 Inches
Relationships
Marital Status:
Married
Spouse/Partner:
Stephanie McMahon
(m. 2003)
Family and Relatives
Father:
Paul Levesque Sr.
Mother:Patricia Levesque
Children:
Vaughn Evelyn Levesque (Born 2010),
Murphy Claire Levesque (Born 2008), Aurora Rose Levesque (Born 2006)
Siblings:Lynn - Sister
Other Relatives:
N/A
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$40 million
Salary:$2.9 million
Source of Wealth:
Professional wrestling, acting, other business ventures

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