World Wresting Entertainment (WWE) has been playing the role of a leader in the wrestling promotion. It started as a capitol wrestling promotion in the beginning when it was introduced in the year 1963. Now, with the time; it has been successful in earning a record-breaking reputation in professional wrestling.
History of WWE
The history of WWE dates back to more than 60 years. The roots of the company lie in 1952, but it started officially as WWE in 1963. The founders of the company are Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt. The privately held American entertainment company mainly deals in professional wrestling.
However; the company also earns revenue by selling the products directly and through films and music. There are two brands promoting the company one is Raw and the other is SmackDown.
WWE is known for professional wrestling. However; all of the contests it arranges are based purely on entertainment. The live events of the television and entertainment company are always exciting and there are more than 13 million viewers of the company in the United States only. Currently, the company is doing business in 150 different countries of the world.
Record Business in 2014
In the year 2014, the company earned $542.6 million revenue. In 2014, the company provided entertainment and all entertainment to its viewers by arranging 318 live events. Many of these events were shown on a global level. Therefore; the company has earned popularity globally, all over the world.
Another thing about WWE is that it gives fake names to the wrestlers working with it. The company does so for protecting its brands and its investment also.
An event held by WWE that is known as the unique one is Wrestlemania 19. The reason is that in this main mania event, the wrestlers participated with their genuine names instead of fake wrestling names.
A well-known narrative in the 60 years history of WWE is Undertaker’s Wrestlemania undefeated streak. It was the only event in which Undertaker was not able to win the title of being a winner.
Before the introduction of TV and internet, WWE did a lot of business. During the days, frequent changes in hands can be seen in WWE title.
Wrestlemania 28 that was held in 2012 by WWE gave the company the highest grossing pay-per-view business, with an unbeatable record business. Wrestlemania 28 in 2012 was a prominent success the WWE made.
With each year, WrestleMania events are going to become the highest grossing events. For example, Wrestlemania 31 is the event known to be the highest grossing in the record-breaking history of WWE.
The Final Word
WWE is now becoming more popular even now the company owns the whole industry. The company has established many unbeatable records during the century. However; the attendance record the company established at Wrestlemania 3 in 1987 is recognized to be unbeatable with 93,173 fans.
In the late 90’s century, the company earned enormous popularity. The company is still doing a growing business. There are millions of wrestling fans all over the world who are keeping WWE in motion.