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WWE is an entertainment based firm that engages in professional wrestling, integrated media and wrestling event organizing. Read more

Vincent K. McMahon's photo - Chairman & CEO of WWE

Chairman & CEO

Vincent K. McMahon

CEO Approval Rating

67/100

Founded:

1952

Status:

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ViacomCBS has been one of WWE's top competitors. ViacomCBS is a Private company that was founded in 1971 in New York, New York. ViacomCBS operates in the Broadcasting industry. Compared to WWE, ViacomCBS has 23,075 more employees.

The Walt Disney Company is seen as one of WWE's biggest rivals. The Walt Disney Company is a Public company that was founded in Lake Buena Vista, Florida in 1923. Like WWE, The Walt Disney Company also competes in the Movies & Entertainment sector. The Walt Disney Company has 202,085 more employees vs. WWE.

HBO is perceived as one of WWE's biggest rivals. HBO was founded in New York, New York} in 1972. HBO is in the Broadcasting industry. Compared to WWE, HBO generates $5.7B more revenue.

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Annual Revenue

$1.1B

WWE's revenue is the ranked 6th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 16.8B. Over the last four quarters, WWE's revenue has decreased by 31.4%. Specifically, in Q3 2020's revenue was $221.6M; in Q2 2020, it was $223.4M; in Q1 2020, it was $291M; in Q4 2019, WWE's revenue was $322.8M.

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to WWE

WWE Funding History

$172.5M

Since WWE was founded in 1952, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WWE has raised $172.5M. WWE's funding round was on Oct 1999 for a total of $172.5M

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IPO
Oct 1999
$172.5M

Since WWE was founded in 1952, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total WWE has raised $172.5M. WWE's funding round was on Oct 1999 for a total of $172.5M

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FloSports is an online live-streaming platform that broadcasts sporting events and tournaments.
$47.2M
May 22, 2019
Series C
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DRL is a sports and media company that holds and organizes drone meet-ups and races.
$20M
Jun 11, 2017
Series B
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FloSports is an online live-streaming platform that broadcasts sporting events and tournaments.
$21.2M
Aug 14, 2016
Series B
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Phunware is a cloud-based platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their users via mobile applications.
$46.1M
Dec 17, 2015
Series F
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Phunware is a cloud-based platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their users via mobile applications.
$30.7M
Mar 13, 2014
Series E
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WWE News

January 27, 2021News Brig

Insane! WWE Legend the Undertaker Recalls a Horrific Injury He Suffered During a Match With Kane

The Undertaker appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience, where he and the host talked about a ton of topi... See more »
January 27, 2021News Brig

From Giant Zanjeer to Jeet Rama, Five Superstars to Watch Out From WWE Superstar Spectacle 2021

WWE Superstar Spectacle is in the books, and the superstars representing Continental Wrestling Entert... See more »
January 27, 2021News Brig

Royal Rumble's Forgotten Iron Man - WWE Superstar Who Matched Shawn Michaels

The Royal Rumble match is one of the most grueling setups for a WWE Superstar. In its 34 year-long hi... See more »
January 27, 2021ProWrestling

Three Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic Matches Added To Tonight's WWE NXT

Tonight's episode of WWE NXT on the USA Network will feature three more matches from both the men's a... See more »
January 27, 2021ProWrestling

Backstage News On Jessamyn Duke's WWE Status

When WWE announced Marina Shafir for the NXT women's Dusty Rhodes Classic, questions came up regardin... See more »
January 27, 2021ProWrestling

Santino Marella Returns, Charlotte Talks Lacey Evans & Ric Flair, Tegan Nox & More

Featured above is this week's episode of WWE's The Bump. Kayla Braxton and her crew return to run dow... See more »
January 27, 2021Bleacher Report

Edge, Chris Jericho and the Most Shocking WWE Royal Rumble Entrants Since 2010

Over the last 10 years, both the Men's and Women's Royal Rumble matches have become as much about the... See more »

WWE Press Releases

April 15, 2020PRWeb

Military Makeover with Montel Teams Up with WWE to Find Their Next Military Family

Host Montel Williams and WWE Superstar Lacey Evans, both military veterans, launch national campaign ... See more »
March 18, 2020NewsFile

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. to Contact the Firm

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - March 18, 2020) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national secu... See more »
February 10, 2020Business Wire

WrestleMania® Goes Hollywood

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr.... See more »
November 26, 2019Business Wire

2K Announces $500,000 Donation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K today announced that the Company will donate $500,000 to The Leukemia &... See more »
November 4, 2019Business Wire

WWE® and the Saudi General Entertainment Authority Expand Event Partnership

STAMFORD, Conn. & RIYADH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the historic Crown Jewel event in ... See more »
October 11, 2019StreetInsider

Diamond Resorts Partners with WWE

September 12, 2019Business Wire

WWE® Royal Rumble® Tickets Available Friday, September 20

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced that tickets for the 2020 WWE Royal... See more »

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Headquarters

1241 East Main Street

Stamford, Connecticut06902

203-352-8600

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Overview

WWE is an entertainment based firm that engages in professional wrestling, integrated media and wrestling event organizing. WWE was founded in 1952. WWE's headquarters is located in Stamford, Connecticut, USA 06902. It has raised 172.5M in 1 round. Th...

CEO

WWE's Chairman & CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, currently has an approval rating of 67%. WWE's primary competitors are ViacomCBS, The Walt Disney Company & HBO.

Website

wwe.com

Frequently Asked Questions about WWE

  1. When was WWE founded?

    WWE was founded in 1952
  2. Who is WWE's CEO?

    WWE's CEO is Vincent K. McMahon
  3. How much revenue does WWE generate?

    WWE generates $1.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does WWE have?

    WWE has historically raised $172.5M in funding
  5. Where is WWE's headquarters?

    WWE's headquarters is in Stamford Connecticut, USA
  1. How many employees does WWE have?

    WWE has 915 employees
  2. What sector does WWE operate in?

    WWE is in Movies & Entertainment, Sports
  3. Who are WWE's competitors?

    WWE's top competitors are ViacomCBS, The Walt Disney Company, HBO
  4. Who has WWE invested in?

    WWE's has invested in companies such as Flosports, Drone Racing League, Inc., Flosports