Here is the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world who have massive gross in Million. Sportsman played a key role for inspiration and motivation to do something. They represent the country that they have such great talent. Because they representing their country so to they paid a lot with such great responsibility. In the list, there is a various player from different field like some are basketball player some are a footballer and other. But all are the wealthiest in the world.
20.Lionel Messi Messi Net Worth : $300 Million USD
One of the biggest names in the football player with a gross of $300 Million with such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. Messi is the professional “Argentine” professional footballer and plays forward.
He is also the forward player of the Spanish club “Barcelona” and Argentine National Team. He is the best player in football in the world. Messi has a record of 5 “Ballon d’Or” awards. In that, he has win four consecutively and a record of 4 “European Golden Shoes”.
Messi has 29 trophies with Barcelona and ranked in 3rd no. World’s top 10 most expensive football players.
19. Jack Nicklaus Jack Net Worth : $300 Million USD
Better known as the “The Golden Bear” who is retiring American professional golfer with a gross of $300 Million. He is known as the greatest golfer in the world. Such a legend that he won a record of the 18-year major championship with a production of 19 time 2nd place and 9 time 3rd place finisher.
He finished 73 victories and focus on regular “PGA Tour events”, “Masters Tournament”, “PGA Championship” and ” U.S. Open”. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world.
This man receives various awards and achievements. These are some of them like
- PGA Tour In Which He Is The Rookie Of Year
- PGA Tour Player Of The Year
- Bob Jones Award
- Payne Stewart Award and many more.
18. Kobe Bryant Kobe Net Worth : $350 Million USD
A retired professional basketball player and businessman having a gross of $350 Million. Kobe spent his whole career of 20 years with “Los Angeles Lakers” of the “National Basketball Association (NBP)”. A man of great talent who enter directly in Nationa basketball Association after his High School and win 5 National Basketball Association Championship with Lakers. Kobe is 18 times “All Star” and 15-time member of “All NBA Team”. He is also 12 times member of “All Defence Team”. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world.
17. Phil Mickelson Phil Net Worth : $ 375 Million USD
A professional golfer who is also known by his nickname “lefty” having a gross of $375 Million. With such gross he put his name in the list of 20 richest Athletes in the world. He born on 16 June 1970 and win 42 events on “ PGA Tour”. Phil also wins 5 major championships which include 3 Master titles and a PGA championship. He also wins an open championship event ion 2013. Phil wins 3 or 4 majors and put his name on the list of that 16 golfers who did this. He wins every major except U.S Open championship.
16. Bud Selig Bud Net Worth : $ 375 Million USD
An American baseball executive who is currently giving service as a commissioner emeritus of the Baseball having a gross of $375 Million. recently he gave services in “Commissioner of Baseball”. Bud saw baseball through the strike of 1994 in which National and American leagues merged. He introduces the revenue sharing and instrumental in the organization of “ World Baseball Classic”. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. this man achieves the Army Civilian Service Award. This award is achieved by him in April 2015. The reason is for supporting the train army soldiers.
15. Shaquille O’Neal Shaquille Net Worth : $ 400 Million USD
Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal, Ed.D a big name of the sports industry.Shaquille O’Neal is famous as a basketball. Born at Newark, New Jersey on 6 March 1972 . His nickname is “Shaq”. Shaq is better known as an American retired professional basketball player, rapper. He became one of the most prominent centers in pro basketball history. Neal is nowadays serving as an analyst in a television program “Inside the NBA”. He is nominated for the Blue chips Award and also for the Steel and Blended Awards. This man gain the CableACe award for Children Special.
14. Michael Buffer Michael Net Worth : $ 400 Million USD
He is an American professional wrestling match and ring announcer for the ring who has a gross of $400 Million. He is better known for his trademarked catchphrases “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble”. The buffer is also known for pioneering a distinct announcing style. In that, he utters some letters which add a tremendous influence on the fight and on the audience. His brother ” Bruce Buffer” is UFC announcer. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. This man is way talent and appears on various shows these shows are talk shows. These show hosted by different anchors like Arsenio Hall, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and others. Deal or no Deal of NBC get his appearance on 10 December 2007.
13. LeBron James LeBron Net Worth : $ 400 Million USD
He is an American professional basketball player for the “Cleveland Cavaliers” of “National Basketball Association (NBA)” with a gross of $400 Million. LeBron has win 3 (NBA) National Basketball Association award. ALong with that 4 “NBA Most Valuable Player”, 3 “NBA Finals MVP” award winner. He won 2 “Olympic Gold Medals” and an “NBA Scoring title” with “NBA Rookie Of The Year” award.
12. Cristiano Ronaldo Ronaldo Net Worth : $ 410 Million USD
A huge name which even a small child knows better known as the professional football with a gross of $400 Million. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. His full name is “Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro” and is a Portuguese player of football. Ronaldo plays forward for the Spanish club “Real Madrid” and the “Portugal National” team. Ronaldo is acknowledged to be one of the best players in the world and no doubt he is the one. He has 5 “Ballon d’Or” awards. Ronaldo is the first person in the history to win 4 Golden Shoes.
11. Roger Federer Roger Net Worth : $ 450 Million USD
Rank Number 2 Swiss professional tennis player of Man single tennis with a gross of $450 Million. Such wealth lead his name in the list of 20 richest Athletes on the planet. He born on 8 August 1981 and ranked by the “Association Of Tennis Professionals (ATP)”. Roger have win 19 “Grand Slam” singles titles. He wins the most title in the history of a male tennis player and become number 1 in the world. Roger also rants number 1 because of a record total of 302 weeks which include 237 consecutive weeks. He is considered the most popular and great player of all time. The great tennis site Tennis.com declared him the greatest player of the open era in the categories of the male.
10. David Beckham David Net Worth : $ 450 Million USD
Professional Footballer born on 2 May 1975 with a gross of $450 Million with such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. His full name is David Robert Joseph Beckham and plays for “Manchester United”,”Preston North End”, “LA Gal xy”, “Paris Saint-Germain”,”Real Madrid”,”Millan”.
David also performs for the “England National Team” in which his appearance record for an “Outfield” player. The first player of English to win league titles in 4 countries. Those countries are “England”,”Spain”,”France” and “United States”.
9. Eddie Jordan Eddie Net Worth : $ 475 Million USD
Boss of the motorsport team who is also known as “EJ.” Having a gross of $475 Million. The boss of the motorsport, he is a businessman, television personality, and musician with the owner of “Jordan Grand Prix”. Jordan born on 30 March 1948 in Dublin. At first, he works in the “Bank of Ireland”. He wins the “Kart Championship” in 1971 and makes his way toward “Formula Ford” in 1974. Jordan Grand Prix is the Formula One constructor which in business from 1991 to 2005. Jordan is the chief analyst of that for Formula One coverage on the BBC at channel 4.
8. Floyd Mayweather Floyd Net Worth : $560 Million USD
A big name in the boxing categories. He is better known as the professional boxing promoter and professional boxer with a gross of $560 Million. His career is in 1996 t9o 2007 then 2009 to 2015 and then come back for a fight in 2017.
With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. Floyd received various multi-world titles in five weight classes. He also gains 4 weight class titles in “Lineal Championship”.
In retiring he gains a record of defaulting about 50-0 crossing the record of Rocky Marciano which is 49-0.
7. Roger Staubach Roger Net Worth : $ 600 Million USD
A football quarterback in the “National Football League (NFL)” with a gross of $600 Million. Roger is better known as “Roger the Dodger”, “Caption America” and “Caption Comeback”. He also attends the U.S. Naval Academy in which he won 1963 “Heisman Trophy”.
After completing his education he serves the U.S. army with a trip to “Vietnam”. A man of great spirit who lead his team to “Super Bowl” five times and 4 times as a quarterback. In the era of his Naval Academy, his color blindness came in front of the officers of the academy. He is the first person to be directly in the Supply Corps after graduation. He gets his education from the Naval Academy in the year of 1965 June.
6. Magic Johnson Magic Net Worth : $ 600 Million USD
An American require professional basketball player and current president of the “Los Angeles Lake” of the “National Basketball Association (NBA)”. He plays 134 reasons as a “Point Guard” for the Lakers and he having a gross of $600 Million.
Winning championship in Collage he selected first overall in 1979b NBA draft by Lakers. He is rookie of his time who won the various award as a player that put on the richest list of athletes. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world.
5. Tiger Woods Tiger Net Worth : $ 740 Million USD
Most popular professional golfer among all the golfer in the world has a gross of $740 Million. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. He is also the highest paid golfer in the world for many years.
Tiger born on 30 December 1975 in Cypress, California. He took a hiatus from professional golfer from 2009 December to early 2010 and achieve his aim or goals and become the highest paid golfer yearly. Wood has broken various golf records.
4. Michael Schumacher Michael Net Worth : $ 800 Million USD
Better known as the best racing driver having a gross of $800 Million with such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world.. He also raced in Formula One for “Jordan Grand Prix”, “Benetton” and “Ferrari”.
In these, he spends the majority of his time or career as well as for “Mercedes” upon his return to the sport. Mi8chael is rewarded as the best Formula One drivers of all the time. Micheal is also the only driver in history to win 7 “Formula One World Championship” and 5 he won consecutively.
3. Vince McMahon Vince Net Worth : $ 1.57 Billion USD
A professional wrestling promoter, professional wrestler, film producer, actor and former commentator. After taking over his father he works in the corporate area of the “WWE” having a gross of $1.57 Billion. He also works behind the scene of the WWE and currently serving as the owner and the chairman of the “WWE” and CEO also.
His majority of the money came from the WWE company. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletesin the world. Vince has also occasionally competed as a professional wrestler. He using a gimmick known by the ring name “Mr. McMahon”. That is base on his real-life
2. Ion Tiriac Ion Net Worth : $ 1.28 Billion USD
One of the best former and professional tennis and ice hockey player having a gross of $1.28 Billion. He is a businessman also. Ion is former top 10 player and the winner of the one grand slam title “1970 French Open” in double men. He is the first guy to play against women in a sanctioned tennis tournament in 1975. With such great talent, he put his name on the list of the 20 richest Athletes in the world. After getting retire from the sports career he becomes the owner of the “Mutua Madrid’ an open tennis tournament.