The world has a number of popular and high earning sports persons in the present time, who have made millions of dollars in the form of playing fees as well as endorsements of some leading global brands. These sportsmen own a great deal of property, cars and assets and enjoy a celebrity status along with an amazing lifestyle.
Here is a list of top 10 richest sports persons in the world:
10. Junior Bridgeman
This American sportsman was born in the East Chicago, Indiana. He is a retired basketball player who once became an NBA superstar in his times. He bears the real name of Ulysses Lee Bridgeman. The estimated net worth of Bridgeman is around $400 million.
9. LeBron James
The next name in the list of top 10 richest sports persons in the world is that of the professional basketball star, LeBron James. The American player has amassed a net worth of $425 million by playing for Cleveland Cavaliers and endorsing a number of top brands.
8. Magic Johnson
One of the wealthiest sportspersons is the retired American basketball star, Magic Johnson, who has a net worth of $500 million. He has been a part of LA Lakers team and has been honored with numerous awards during his career.
7. Roger Staubach
Roger Staubach is a famous sports person in the world who has born in Cincinnati, Ohio in the beautiful country of the United States of America. He is a retired footballer who once shone in the world of NFL. Currently, he is the owner of The Staubach Company. The estimated very high net worth he has is around $600 million.
6. Tiger Woods
With a tremendous net worth of $640 million, the American golf champion, Tiger Woods comes next among the wealthiest sportspersons in the world. He is the number one golf player in the world, who has won 65 PGA Tour events as well as 14 major championships.
5. Floyd Mayweather