Top 10 Most Richest Sportsman in the World of 2016 by Networth and Income

As sports fanatics, we adore and worship so many of our sporting idols just because they perform some amazing feats in their respective sport fields. Ever pressed the pause button to stop and think how much they must be earning in return? One will be dumbstruck how a certain sporting career can pay you big dividends! It is a known fact that athletes never earned so much as they ear now 35-40 years ago. Times have changed and so has the amounts on those cheques.

If you are a big football star, then you can be assured of earning lots of cash annually. Such are the times we live in. Even more surprising is the fact that you are paid the maximum if you are a golfer! If you wish to know why read on. Forbes released its annual calculation of the World’s Richest Sportsmen as of 2014. Here is a little sneak peek into how much these players earn and how.

Top 10 Most Richest Sportsman in the World of 2014Top 10 Most Richest Sportsman in the World of 2016 by Networth and Income

Lionel Messi:-

Lionel Messi

Lionel Andres Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country’s national football team.

  • Net Worth :  $14.75 million dollars
  • Salary: 2.03 million USD (2013)
  • Born: June 24, 1987 (age 26), Rosario, Argentina
  • Height: 1.69 m
  • Partner: Antonella Roccuzzo
  • Current teams: FC Barcelona (#10 / Forward), Argentina national football team (#10 / Forward)
  • Awards: Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, more

Tiger Woods:-

Tiger Woods
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. Currently the World No. 1, he has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
  • Net Worth : $100 million dollars
  • Born: December 30, 1975 (age 38), Cypress, California, United States
  • Full name: Eldrick Tont Woods
  • Spouse: Elin Nordegren (m. 2004–2010)
  • Children: Charlie Axel Woods, Sam Alexis Woods
  • Parents: Earl Woods, Kultida Woods
  • Siblings: Earl Woods, Jr., Royce Renee Woods, Kevin Dale Woods

Kobe Bryant:-

Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bean Bryant, nicknamed the “Black Mamba“, is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
  • Net Worth: $200 Million
  • Salary: 30.45 million USD (2013)
  • Born: August 23, 1978 (age 35), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Height: 1.98 m
  • Spouse: Vanessa Laine (m. 2001)
  • Current team: Los Angeles Lakers (#24 / Shooting guard, Small forward)
  • Parents: Joe Bryant, Pam Bryant

LeBron James:-

LeBron James
LeBron Raymone James, nicknamed “King James“, is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association.
  • Net Worth: $110 Million
  • Salary: 19.07 million USD (2013)
  • Born: December 30, 1984 (age 29), Akron, Ohio, United States
  • Spouse: Savannah Brinson (m. 2013)
  • Current team: Miami Heat (#6 / Small forward, Power forward)
  • Parents: Anthony McClelland, Gloria Marie James
  • Children: LeBron James Jr., Bryce Maximus James

Roger Federer:-

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who, as of November 2013, is ranked world no. 6 by the ATP. Numerous commentators, pundits, former and current players of the sport regard Federer as the greatest tennis player of all time.

  • Net Worth: $180 Million
  • Born: August 8, 1981 (age 32), Basel, Switzerland
  • Grand slams: 17
  • Spouse: Mirka Federer (m. 2009)
  • Children: Charlene Riva Federer, Myla Rose Federer
  • Siblings: Diana Federer
  • Parents: Lynette Federer, Robert Federer

Phil Mickelson:-

Phil Mickelson

Philip Alfred Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles, a PGA Championship, and an Open Championship.

  • Net Worth: $180 Million
  • Born: June 16, 1970 (age 43), San Diego, California, United States
  • Height: 1.91 m
  • Spouse: Amy Mickelson (m. 1996)
  • Children: Evan Samuel Mickelson, Sophia Isabel Mickelson, Amanda Brynn Mickelson
  • Parents: Phil Mickelson Sr., Mary Mickelson
  • Education: Arizona State University (1992), University of San Diego High School

David Beckham:-

David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English former footballer. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player.He was the first English player to win league titles in four countries. He announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2012–13 Ligue 1 season on 16 May 2013 and, on 18 May 2013, played his final game of his storied 20-year career.

  • Net Worth: $300 Million
  • Born: May 2, 1975 (age 38), Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Spouse: Victoria Beckham (m. 1999)
  • Children: Brooklyn Beckham, Harper Beckham, Romeo Beckham, Cruz Beckham
  • Movies and TV shows: The Secret Service, more
Cristiano Ronaldo:-
Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team.
  • Net Worth: $150 Million
  • Salary: 21 million EUR (2013)
  • Born: February 5, 1985 (age 28), Santo António, Portugal
  • Height: 1.86 m
  • Current teams: Real Madrid C.F. (#7 / Forward), Portugal national football team (#7 / Forward)
  • Awards: Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, more
  • Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.

Alex Rodriguez:-

Alex Rodriguez

Alexander Emmanuel “Alex” Rodriguez, nicknamed “A-Rod,” is an American baseball third baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He previously played shortstop for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers.

  • Net Worth: $300 Million
  • Salary: 28 million USD (2013)
  • Born: July 27, 1975 (age 38), Washington Heights, New York City, New York, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Cynthia Scurtis (m. 2002–2008)
  • Current team: New York Yankees (#13 / Infielder)
  • Children: Natasha Alexander, Ella Alexander

Michael Schumacher:-

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver. Schumacher is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time.

  • Net Worth: $850 Million
  • Born: January 3, 1969 (age 45), Hürth, Germany
  • Height: 1.74 m
  • Spouse: Corinna Betsch (m. 1995)
  • Siblings: Ralf Schumacher, Sebastian Stahl
  • Children: Gina-Maria Schumacher, Mick Schumacher
  • Parents: Rolf Schumacher, Elisabeth Schumacher

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