Sports industry is one of those industry in which not only you become very popular all over the world but you make a lot of money as well. In this post, I’m going to tell you about top 10 richest athletes of the world.
Athlete # 10. Floyd Mayweather
At number ten we have got Floyd Mayweather who is an American Boxer. The noticeable thing about Floyd is not only his worth but his track record as well. This boxer has never lost even a single battle in the ring. He has won all 43 of his boxing matches. His total net worth is $115 million.
Athlete # 9. Lionel Messi
Well, this athlete needs no introduction because we all know about Lionel Messi. He plays football for Argentina as a national team player. Along with that, he also plays for a Spanish football club Barcelona too. His total net worth is $115 million.
Athlete # 8. Cristiano Ronaldo – Richest Athlete 2015
I’m not that much into football and to be honest with you, I don’t follow the game properly as well. However, I’m a big fan of Cristiano Ronaldo. He plays for Portugal’s national team and also from a famous club called Real Madrid. His total worth is $135 million.
Athlete # 7. Roger Federer
Do you love tennis? I’m sure then you will be a big fan of Roger Federer. I like him because he has this cool and calm character. He plays for Switzerland and has got so many records under his name. He has also won 17 grand slam titles too. His total net worth is $140 million.
Athlete # 6. Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer and not only that he is famous around the world, he is also very rich too. His annual salary is $60 million. So far, he has won 4 major championship tournaments around the world. His total worth is $150 million.
Athlete # 5. David Beckham – Richest Athlete 2015
David Beckham is one of the most stylish and good looking footballers of all time. He plays for England and is considered as a key player for the team. People go crazy when Beckham enters the stadium. His net worth is $175 million.
Athlete # 4. Kobe Bryant
Being a basket player myself, I love to watch this game on TV. Out of many basketball players, Kobe Bryant is my favorite of all. He plays for US national team and makes a lot of money too J. His total worth is $200 million.
Athlete # 3. Alex Rodriguez
Baseball is a game that is famous in USA. There are many other countries where this game is played but major following is present in U.S. Alex Rodriguez is an American baseball player who has earned a big name in this field. His total net worth is $300 million.
Athlete # 2. Michael Schumacher
Do you love racing and watching car racing on television? If yes then you will be a big fan of Michael Schumacher who has won 7 world championship tournaments. F1 racing world is in complete with this great sports man. His total worth is $400 million.
Athlete # 1. Tiger Woods
This is time to add another golfer in the list of richest athletes of the world. Tiger Woods is a famous name in golf. His total net worth is $500 million.