Since he is the face of the company, many people are under the assumption that Vince McMahon is always the highest paid executive in WWE. That was definitely not the case this past year. George Barrios made $4.5 million, Kevin Dunn made $4.8 million and Michelle Wilson made $4.5 million. All of those surpassed the $3.3 million made by McMahon. On a side note, Triple H made $3.1 million, while Stephanie McMahon pulled in $1.7 million.
March 3, 2016
While doing an interview to discuss the death of Lemmy Kilmister, the lead singer of Motorhead and the man that wrote his iconic theme song, Triple H revealed that he was a bit intimidated because he was sitting at the funeral with some of the greatest performers in rock music history. HHH noted that he was sat in the front row, right next to Gene Simmons, the legendary bass guitarist and co lead singer of KISS.
February 4, 2016
Earlier in the week, WWE decided to capitalize on the hype behind AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows were joining the company by doing a story on their website. It has now been revealed that Triple H was the person behind that move, as he felt it would be better for World Wrestling Entertainment to receive the traffic instead of allowing other wrestling websites to generate revenue off of them.
January 8, 2016
When the NXT tour of the United Kingdom began this week, a noticeable absence was Triple H, the man that is in charge of the developmental brand. The reason for that was because he was needed for WWE business in the United States. HHH will definitely be heading over to Europe whenever they do the big Takeover show in London. He will more than likely head back home afterwards.
December 12, 2015
While some are under the impression that the ban is permanent, Triple H cleared things up on the possibility of Hulk Hogan ever making a return to WWE. The on screen COO flat out stated that a potential return could take place down the road. For public relations reasons, HHH also made sure to mention that the return would only happen if Hogan were a changed man and learned from his mistakes.
November 20, 2015
When he worked his Wrestlemania match against Triple H, Sting made a request to management. He wanted Charles Robinson, whom he was very familiar with from their time together in WCW, to be the referee. WWE gladly obliged. It is interesting to note that when he worked his title match at Night of Champions against Seth Rollins, Robinson was not the referee for the match.
October 24, 2015
When word broke out that James Storm had signed with WWE, reports surfaced that his friendship with Billy Gunn was the primary reason why the contract was offered and signed. The former world heavyweight champion publicly confirmed that, and he also mentioned that his friendship with Road Dogg was pivotal to his new career move. Storm stated that Dogg was the person that talked to Triple H about the idea.
October 23, 2015
As of right now, WWE still has The Rock penciled in for a big time match against Triple H at Wrestlemania. The reason why HHH is the opponent as opposed to someone like Brock Lesnar or even Seth Rollins is because management is really pushing to get Ronda Rousey to make an appearance at the pay per view. UFC won't allow her to wrestle, but they might be convinced to let her do an appearance at ringside.
September 28, 2015