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WWE Chairman Vince McMahon makes Forbes Billionaire's list

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Forbes released their billionaire's list earlier and in there at number 1372 is wrestling mogul and founder of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. of Stamford, Vince McMahon

Mr. McMahon has been valued at a cool $1.2 billion by the finance and business website.

From the website's profile of him:

"A third generation wrestling promoter, Vince McMahon grew up in a trailer park in North Carolina and joined his father's small wrestling company in 1972. He purchased the business 10 years later, then transformed the World Wrestling Federation from a regional operation into an international phenomenon.

WWE went public in 1999 and today its programs are broadcast in nearly 150 countries and more than 30 languages. With his WWE Network launched in February the man who pioneered pay-per-view TV hopes to draw 2 million diehard fans to pay $9.99 a month for Internet-delivered content."

Interestingly, McMahon's wife Linda, doesn't appear as a co-owner of the fortune.

Maybe the 68-year old Vince took her name away from the money after her two failed attempts to be elected to the U.S Senate which apparently cost $100 million.

McMahon actually dropped of the Billionaire List in the mid-2000's and this is his first return to list since.

Perhaps the PG Era isn't going so badly after all.

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