Highest-paid athletes of all time - LIST

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9 March 2024 14:59
Highest-paid athletes of all time - LIST

The list of the highest paid athletes in history has been announced.

Idman.biz reports that the list was compiled by Sportico.

The table includes the salaries of athletes, bonuses, awards, as well as earnings from sports related fields. NBA players lead the way with 12 entries, headed by Michael Jordan and his decades of Nike earnings.

The basketball legend earned 3 billion 750 million dollars. Three golfers, three football players, and two basketball players were in the top ten. Tennis and boxing entered the list with one representative.

1. Michael Jordan (basketball) – $3.75 billion
2. Tiger Woods (golf) – 2.66
3. Cristiano Ronaldo (soccer) – 1.92
4. Arnold Palmer (golf) – 1.75
5. LeBron James (basketball) – 1.7
6-7. Jack Nicklaus (golf) – 1.67
Lionel Messi (soccer) – 1.67
8. David Beckham (soccer) – 1.5
9. Roger Federer (tennis) – 1.49
10. Floyd Mayweather (boxing) – 1, 48

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