The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes

Forbes has released their list of the World Highest Paid Athletes and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is on the top of the list. The figures stated on the Forbes list include all prize money, salaries and bonuses that they athletes earned between June 1,2018, and June 1, 2019.Here,we take on the highest earning Athletes in the world and how much they earn:

1: FLOYD MAYWEATHER

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Source of wealth: Boxing

Salary/Winnings: $285M

Endorsements: $10M

Citizenship: American

2: LIONEL MESSI

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Source of wealth: Football

Salary/Winnings: $84M

Endorsements: $27M

Citizenship: Argentina

3: CRISTIANO RONALDO

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Source of wealth: Football

Salary/Winnings: $61M

Endorsements: $47M

Citizenship: Portugal

4 :CONOR McGREGOR

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Source of wealth: Mixed Martial Arts

Salary/Winnings: $85M

Endorsements: $14M

Citizenship: Ireland

5: NEYMAR JR.

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Source of wealth: Football

Salary/Winnings: $73M

Endorsements: $17M

Citizenship: Brazil

6: LEBRON JAMES

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Source of wealth: Basketball

Salary/Winnings: $33.5M

Endorsements: $52M

Citizenship: United States

7: ROGER FEDERER

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Source of wealth: Tennis

Salary/Winnings: $12.2M

Endorsements: $65M

Citizenship: Switzerland

8: STEPHEN CURRY

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Source of wealth: Basketball

Salary/Winnings: $34.9M

Endorsements: $42M

Citizenship: United States

9: MATT RYAN

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Source of wealth: Rugby

Salary/Winnings: $62.3M

Endorsements: $5M

Citizenship: United States

10: MATTHEW STAFFORD

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Source of wealth: Rugby

Salary/Winnings: $57.5M

Endorsements: $2M

Citizenship: United States


Source:Forbes Magazine




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