You might have wondered what your favorite athletes are worth.
We’ve put together a list of 30 of the highest-paid athletes around the globe, with their estimated net worth and how they earned their money.
1 Micheal Jordan
Micheal Jordan is an American basketball player who retired after playing professionally. Jordan played 15 seasons in the NBA, split between two teams. These two groups were the Chicago Bulls, and Washington Wizards.
Jordan is widely considered the greatest basketball player of all time. He retired in 2005 and has become the primary owner of the team.
Michael Jordan will, according to estimations, be the richest athlete on earth when his net worth reaches 2.2 billion dollars in 2022.
2. Vince McMahon
Vince Mcmahon is an American professional wrestler. He is currently the chairman, CEO and majority owner of WWE. McMahon took over the running of the company from his father in the 1980s.
Vince’s achievements in professional wrestling remain unaffected by his success at the WWE.
3. Ion Tiriac
Ion Tiriac, a former Romanian ice hockey player and tennis prodigy, is an expert in both sports.
Tiriac is a former athlete who owns The Mutua Madrid Open Tennis Tournament. He also manages French tennis professional Lucas Pouille.
Ion Ticriac is one of the richest athletes in the entire world. His estimated net worth is $1.2 billion.
4. Anna Kasprzak
Anna Kasprzak, a Danish dressage rider, has represented Denmark at the Summer Olympics in both 2012 and 2016, representing her country twice. Kasprzak has been a top dressage rider in the world for many years and won numerous medals.
Anna Kasprzak is expected to have a net worth of $1 billion by June 2023.
5. Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods, an American professional golfer, is one of the most famous and infamous players in the sport.
It is most likely that his inclusion on the list of richest people is due to the fact that he’s also one of top-paid athletes worldwide on a yearly basis.
Tiger Woods’ estimated worth is $800,000,000.
6. Eddie Jordan
Eddie Jordan, an Irish businessman and musician, is a former racing car driver who was also a team manager.
In 1974, he moved to Formula Ford. He also founded the Jordan Grand Prix Formula One Constructor which ran from 1991 to 2005.
Eddie Jordan has a current net worth of 600 million dollars.
7. Junior Bridgeman
Junior Bridgeman, a former American professional basketball player, is also an entrepreneur. Bridgeman played for the Los Angeles Clippers, and Milwaukee Bucks. He then discussed historical athletes.
Junior Bridgeman’s net worth is approximately $600,000,000 as of June 2023.
8. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, a professional footballer born in Argentina, is considered one of the best players today. He plays for Argentina as well as Barcelona FC.
Messi is a well-known footballer who has won numerous awards, including “Player of The Year”.
Lionel Mess, who has an estimated net worth in excess of 600 million dollars, is ranked third among football players and 18th overall among sportsmen.
9. Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson, a former NBA basketball player from the United States, played basketball. Jhonson played for the LA Lakers during 13 NBA seasons. In recognition of his numerous playing achievements, Jhonson was inducted into NBA Hall of Fame.
Magic Johnson is now Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations. Magic Johnson has now been ranked as the world’s second-richest basketball player with an estimated networth of $600,000,000.
10. Michael Schumacher
Micheal Schumacher, former Formula One race car drivers is German. Schumacher is the only Formula One race car driver that you can possibly think of.
Many consider him to be one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever. He is the only driver in Formula One’s history to win seven world championships. Five of them were back-to-back.
Michael Schumacher is the fifth richest athlete in the entire world with a net-worth of $600,000,000.