Top 10 Richest Sportsman In The World With Their Net Worth

Sportspeople are no less than superstars. They are equally popular, followed, and wealthy as the world’s richest actors. Today, we will talk about the top 10 richest sportsman in the world and their earning sources. 

Every sport has its own superstar, whether it is football, hockey, or cricket. A professional athlete earns a lot from his profession, including earning on-field and off-field. If you are interested to know who is the top richest sportsman in the world and what his earnings are, keep reading the article. 

We have gathered information and outlined the facts about the top 10 richest sportsman in the world. So, let’s get started and look into the net worth of the top 10 highest paid sportsman in the world. 

List of World’s Highest Net Worth Sportsman

We have compiled the list taking reference from ‘The Forbes’. Let’s check if your favourite sportsman makes a whopping amount. 

Vince McMahon 

Sports: WWE 

Net Worth: $ 3.8 Billion (Approx.)

Vince McMahon, full name Vincent Kennedy McMahon, is an American professional wrestling impresario who used his showmanship and tireless promotion to make wrestling the most entertaining sport in the industry. He is the richest sports person in the world, according to Forbes reports. 

Ion Tiriac

Sports: Tennis and Ice Hockey Player

Net Worth: $ 2 Billion (Approx.)

A former athlete and now a successful Romanian Businessman, Ion Tiriac, also known as Brasov Bulldozer, is now counted in the list of the top 10 richest sportsman in the world. He retired as a tennis player in 1970, and currently, he is president of the Romanian Tennis Federation.   

Michael Jordan

Sports: Basketball 

Net Worth: $ 1.9 Billion (Approx.)

Regarded as the NBA’s greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan is the third highest net worth sports person on the list. If we talk about his income source, he made almost $90 million during his career and earned around $ 1.8 (excluding tax) from corporate partners like Nike, Hanes, etc. and now he is an American businessman. 

Tiger Woods

Sports: Golf

Net Worth: $ 1.6 Billion (Approx.)

Next on the list of the top 10 richest sportsman in the world is Tiger Woods. Since he turned up from his professional career in 1996, he made his earnings from the endorsement, appearances, and course design fees. 

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Michael Schumacher

Sports: Racing 

Net Worth: $ 800 million (Approx.)

If someone asks you to name a Formula One driver, you would probably choose Michael Schumacher. Besides being known as the popular German former race car, he is also counted as the top richest sportsperson in the world. His major source of income is advertising. Despite being in a coma due to a skiing injury in 2013, he still made $50 million every year through endorsements.   

Magic Johnson

Sports: Basketball

Net Worth: $ 600 million (Approx.)

Magic Johnson is a former basketball player, and his major source of earnings is brand sponsorships and endorsements during his NBA career. He ranks sixth on the list of the top 10 richest sportsman in the world. 

Roger Staubach

Sports: Football

Net Worth: $ 600 million (Approx.)

Roger Staubach, nicknamed Roger the Dodger, is a former American football player. He boasts a net worth of $ 600 million throughout his career and business ventures (real estate) in retirement. He is counted on the seventh number on the list of the top 10 richest sportsman in the world. 

Floyd Mayweather

Sports: Boxer

Net Worth: $ 600 million (Approx.)

Floyd Mayweather was a popular sports person in the 90s. He is managing to be counted as the highest net worth sportsman with his company name ‘Mayweather Promotion’ and flight promotion company. 

LeBron James

Sports: Basketball

Net Worth: $ 600 million (Approx.)

Another name on the list of the top 10 richest sportsman in the world is LeBron. He is one of the greatest players of all time and is considered the richest person in the world. What made him manage this rank is his involvement in different fields like endorsements, movies, TV shows & investments. 

Cristiano Ronaldo

Sports: Football

Net Worth: $ 600 million (Approx.)

Cristiano Ronaldo barely needs any introduction as he is the most popular football player in the world, holding the most records. Ronaldo earns through his profession, along with endorsements. In addition to a lifetime deal with Nike, he makes money from CR-7-branded clothing, accessories, hostels, and gyms. 

These are the top 10 richest sportsman in the world, who are even popular due to their achievements, sports skills, and personality. Did you like this post? Let us know in the comment section.  

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