Mainly are from the field of sports, Some famous faces are from Tennis, football, cricket, and many other sports. They earn more and more, which is beyond counting on our fingers. Their net worth and their income will definitely surprise you. Here is the list of the Top 5 world’s Highest-paid athletes.
Early people thought only of Movies, actors/actresses, as celebrities, But now the time has changed. Many people from different fields are well-known and have huge popularity and even fan following than any other Movies actor/actress.
5. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior
Neymar was born on 5 February 1992 and is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil National team.
He is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world. He made his professional debut at aged 17. Off the ground, Neymar is ranked amongst the world’s most prominent athletes. He was listed as the world’s fourth most highest-paid athlete in 2020 October by Forbes.
Neymar’s net worth is estimated as $200 million and his income is about €25 million, and at number 5 among the world’s highest-paid athletes.
4. LeBron Raymone James Sr.
James Sr. was born on December 30, 1984, and is an American professional basketball player. He is considered one of the greatest NBA players in history. James is frequently compared with Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player of all time.
James expected to cross $1 billion careers earnings in the year 2021. He is one of the most highest-paid athletes and basketball players in the world about 3.92 crores USD. Currently, he is at number 4 in the list of the world’s highest-paid athlete
3. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985, He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward. Often considered the best player in the world and one of the greatest players of all time.
According to the Forbe’s, Ronaldo is ranked in one of the world’s highest-paid athletes 3.1 crores EUR, and the world’s most famous athlete by ESPN from 2016 to 2019. Ronaldo is the first footballer, as well as only the third sportsman, to earn $1 billion in their career. He is one of the most marketable and famous athletes in the world.
2. Lionel Andrés Messi
Messi was born on 24 June 1987 and is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward and also as a captain of the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and one of the greatest players of all time.
Messi is one of the most famous athletes in the world, Sportswear company Adidas sponsor Messi since 2006. According to France Football, he was the world’s highest-paid footballer for five years out of six between 2009 and 2014 and was ranked the world’s highest-paid athlete according to Forbes in October 2020, 7.1 crores EUR. Messi also became the second footballer after Ronaldo to surpass $1 billion in career earnings.
1. Roger Federer
Federer was born on 8 August 1981 and is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is one of the world’s greatest tennis players of all time.
A Federer is routinely one of the highest-paid athletes in any sport and ranked first among all athletes with $100 million. Federer’s net worth is estimated to be $450 million and the highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes October 2020.
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