Forbes World Highest Paid Athletes 2015-16 List.Forbes World’s Highest Paid Athletes, Sportsperson, Sports players, as ranked by Forbes magazine on their earnings, income, profit, per match fees, ads profit. Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Forbes. The magazine is well known for its lists and rankings, including its lists of richest athletes in the world. Here we provide the list of the world’s highest paid athletes. Now Forbes released the annual ranking of the highest paid athletes in the worlds. The past 12 months earnings figures like salaries, bonuses, prize money, appearance fees, as well as licensing and endorsement income.
The Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes consists of players from ten different sports some name mention here Baseball, Basketball, Football, tennis, golf, racing drivers, hockey and boxing. Below we mention the top 10 highest paid athletes with detail.
Floyd Joy Mayweather, Jr. is a retired American professional boxer, widely recognized as the best boxer of his generation and amongst the greatest fighters of all time. Undefeated as a professional and a five-division world champion, Mayweather won twelve world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Total earnings of the Floyd Mayweather $300 include $285 salary and endorsements $15.
In the list of world highest paid athletes Manny Pacquiao in 2nd number. He is a Filipino world champion professional boxer. At 32 he was elected to the Philippine house of representatives. He has also been involved in basketball, acting and singing. He is the first and only eight division world champion in which he has won ten world titles as well as the first to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes. Totally earning of the 12 months is $160 include $148 salary and winnings and $12 endorsements.
Cristiano Ronaldo with $79.6 in 3rd number of the list of highest paid athletes. He get salary and wining prize $52.6 and $27 endorsements He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal.
Lionel Messi standing four number in the list of highest paid athletes in the world with total earning $73.8 salary and winnings 51.8 and $22 endorsements. He is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as te grastest of all time, Messi is only football player in history to win the FIFA Ballon four times.
Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world no 2 by the Association of Tennis professionals. He is known as the greatest tennis player of all the time. Roger Federer total earning of 12 months is $67 include $9 salary, winnings and endorsements $58. Federer holds several records of the Open Era holding the world no 1 position for 302 weeks, winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles reaching each Slam final at least five times and reaching the Wimbledon final ten times.
Forbes list of the world’s highest paid athletes Lebron James with $64.8 stand on the seven number. He is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He has started at the small forward and power forward positions. James has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
Kevin Durant is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Durant has won an NBA most valuable players award four NBA scoring titles. Total earning of Kevin Durant $54.1 with salary,winnings is $19.1 and endorsements $35.
Total earning of Phil Mickelson is $50.8 include the 12months salary and winnings prize is $2.8 and $48 endorsements. Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour including five major championships, three master titles, a PGA championship and an Open Championship. Mickelson is one of 16 golfers in the history of the sport to win at least three of the four professional majors. The only major that has eluded him is the U.S. Open. Mickelson has finished runner-up in the U.S. Open a record six times.
Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest paid athletes in the world for several years. Tiger Woods is one golferswho win the Silver Medal and the Gold Medal at the open championship. His total earning is $50.6 including salary $0.6 and $50 endorsement.
Kobe Bryant on No.10 in the Forbes list of the world highest paid athletes with $49.5 with salary $23.5 and $26 endorsement. He is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He entered the NBA directly from high school and has played for the Lakers his entire career winning five NBA championships.
Forbes World Highest Paid Athletes 2015-16 Top List:
|1||Floyd Mayweather||Boxing||United States||$300 million||$285 million||$15 million|
|2||Manny Pacquiao||Boxing||Philippines||$160 million||$148 million||$12 million|
|3||Cristiano Ronaldo||Football||Portugal||$79.6 million||$52.6 million||$27 million|
|4||Lionel Messi||Football||Argentina||$73.8 million||$51.8 million||$22 million|
|5||Roger Federer||Tennis||Switzerland||$67 million||$9 million||$58 million|
|6||LeBron James||Basketball||United States||$64.8 million||$20.8 million||$44 million|
|7||Kevin Durant||Basketball||United States||$54.1 million||$19.1 million||$35 million|
|8||Phil Mickelson||Golf||United States||$50.8 million||$2.8 million||$48 million|
|9||Tiger Woods||Golf||United States||$50.6 million||$0.6 million||$50 million|
|10||Kobe Bryant||Basketball||United States||$49.5 million||$23.5 million||$26 million|
|11||Ben Roethlisberger||American football||United States||$48.9 million||$46.4 million||$2.5 million|
|12||Rory McIlroy||Golf||Northern Ireland||$48.3 million||$16.3 million||$32 million|
|13||Novak Djokovic||Tennis||Serbia||$48.2 million||$17.2 million||$31 million|
|14||Zlatan Ibrahimovi?||Football||Sweden||$39.1 million||$33.1 million||$6 million|
|15||Lewis Hamilton||Formula 1||England||$39 million||$36 million||$3 million|
|16||Ndamukong Suh||American football||United States||$38.6 million||$38.2 million||$0.4 million|
|17||Fernando Alonso||Formula 1||Spain||$35.5 million||$34 million||$1.5 million|
|18||Gareth Bale||Football||Wales||$35 million||$25.5 million||$9.5 million|
|19||Jon Lester||Baseball||United States||$34.1 million||$33.7 million||$0.4 million|
|20||Derrick Rose||Basketball||United States||$33.9 million||$18.9 million||$15 million|
|21||Sebastian Vettel||Formula 1||Germany||$33 million||$32 million||$1 million|
|22||Rafael Nadal||Tennis||Spain||$32.5 million||$4.5 million||$28 million|
|23||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Cricket||India||$31 million||$4 million||$27 million|