Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2014
Athletes means Sports persons is also earning as well as Business mans.Below listed players world wide famous and ranked as a Richest sports persons and Highest paid athletes in the world 2014 according to financial assessment magazine Forbes.In this list American famous Golf star player Tiger woods ranked world richest sports person for 2014 and Tennis star player Roger federer ranked second.Below people’s most of income sources from Advertisements and Endorsements.
#1 – Tiger Woods
Tiger woods is an American Professional and successful Golf Player ranked No1 in highest paid sports person for 2014 and he ranked for consecutive three years according to forbes.He is an richest man in sports 2014.Most of his income sources from salary,winning prize money,endorsements and Advertisements.
Total Yearly Income $78.3 million
Salary Earnings: $13.4 million
#2 – Roger Federer
He is from Switzerland and World No1 tennis player and also world’s most popular male tennis player.Roger federer is also world’s richest tennis player with his Yearly income $71.7 million earnings and net worth.His total performance in tennis winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles
Total Yearly Income: $71.7 million
Salary Earnings: $6.5 million
Income Sources:Nike, Jura, Gillette, Wilson, Rolex
#3 – Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bean Bryant also known as his nicknamed the “Black Mamba.He is an American basket ball player who represents to Los Angeles Lakers NBA team.Brayant is NBA star player and Highest paid NBA player with his $61.3 million income.
Total Yearly Income: $61.3 million
Salary Earnings: $27.3 million
Income Sources:Adidas, Coca-Cola, Russell Corporation
#4 – LeBron James
Youngest NBA player LeBron James Also called “King James”, is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat one of Famous NBA Club.James Ranked Fourth Highest paid Sports person in the world with his $59 million yearly earnings.
Total Yearly Income$59.8 million
Salary Earnings: $17.8 million
Income Sources:Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Samsung.
#5 – Phil Mickelson
He is also an American Star golf player and 5th richest athlete in the world.His income is $48.8 million, including endorsement earnings of $44 million. He has won 42 events on the PGA tour including three Master titles, a PGA championship and an Open championship
Total Yearly Income: $48.8 million
Salary Earnings: $4.8 million
#6. David Beckham
Beckham is a world’s most popular Soccer player and star footballer played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan and Los Angeles Galaxy and national team England.He is a richest football player in the world and listed 6th highest paid athlete.Beckham’s football career began with Manchester United club, where he made his first-team debut in 1992.
Total Yearly Income: $47 million
Salary Earnings: $5.2 million
Income Sources: Adidas, Coty, Sainsbury’s, Samsung, Yahoo, EA Sports
#7 Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer player who plays for Spanish club,Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team.Ronaldo is ranked 7th richest player according to Forbes.Ronaldo is the first top European league player to reach 40 goals in a single season in two consecutive years
Total Yearly Income: $44.5 million
Salary s Earnings: $20.5 million
Income Sources: Nike, Armani, Castrol and Konami.
#8 – Lionel Messi
Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team.He is an Most popular and highest paid football player in the world after Beckham.Most of his wealth from salary earnings and Advertisements.
Total Yearly Income: $41 million
Salary Earnings: $20.3 million
Income Sources:Nike, EA Sports and Turkish Airlines.
#9 – Peyton Manning
most of richest sports persons are from soccer and their income sources from salary and advertisements. Manning is and American Footballer and NFL player ranked 9th highest paid sports person and last year he was ranked as 16th position.
Total Earnings : $42.4 million
Salary Earnings $32.4 million
#10 –Aaron Rodgers
Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football (NFL) player for the Green Bay Packers. This session he has an income of $37 m including $6 million from advertisement.
Total Yearly Income: $37.3 million
Salary Earnings: $37.1 million
Sport: Football (NFL)
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