WWE WrestleMania 40 marked an unparalleled triumph for WWE, with the company achieving record-breaking milestones across a range of metrics. In fact, it earned a lot in gate revenue as well.

One of the standout accomplishments of WrestleMania 40 was its monumental gate, breaking previous records by an astounding 78%. Staged at Lincoln Financial Field over two nights, the event drew an impressive 145,298 attendees from all 50 states and 64 countries worldwide, cementing its stature as a global phenomenon.

According to JohnWallStreet, WWE WrestleMania 40 generated a remarkable $38.5 million in ticket sales, marking a substantial increase from previous years. This figure represents a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 78% and a 147% increase compared to WrestleMania 38 in 2022.

Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics highlighted that the gate revenue for WrestleMania 38 was approximately $15.6 million, while WrestleMania 39 brought in about $21.6 million. This shows a significant upward trajectory in ticket sales, emphasizing WrestleMania XL’s considerable impact.


WWE announced an attendance of 72,543 fans for night one and 72,755 fans for night two, totaling 145,298 fans over the two nights. This strong attendance, combined with the high ticket sales, solidified WrestleMania 40 as the most successful event in WWE history. The record-breaking gate revenue underscores the popularity of WWE and its flagship event, highlighting WrestleMania’s enduring appeal and its ability to attract large audiences.

These numbers reflect WWE’s ongoing success and its capacity to generate significant revenue through its major events, with WrestleMania 40 setting a new benchmark for future WrestleMania events. The strong attendance and ticket sales also suggest a robust and engaged fan base, ensuring continued success for WWE’s marquee event in the years ahead.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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