EAST RUTHERFORD - WWE's 29th Wrestlemania is set to take place at MetLife stadium in April of 2013.

The announcement was made today by Gov. Chris Christie at the Meadowlands. Christie says that the event will be a boost to New Jersey's economy.

Tens of thousands of fans will converge at the Meadowlands for Wrestlemania. The weeklong celebration is expected to generate more than $200 million.

Wrestlemania is a pay-per-view event that is televised in more than 100 countries and in 30 languages. This year it will be held April 1, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.