I found this online and found it very interesting. 13 Most Profitable Years In WWE History Most profitable years 1998 and 1999 no surprise. 2000 would have also been a good year except for the XFL thing. Surprising most of the other years were in the years after the AE. 2002/2003 you have a very stacked roster with some of the popular AE stars still being around. AFAIK those numbers are not adjusted for inflation either. US Inflation Calculator 1999 comes out at 99 million profit. 2000 minus the XFL loss would have been $118 million in todays money. Vince lost more money on that than WCW did in 2000.