Top 10 Richest Sportspersons in the world
Sports are a way to showcase your talent and your skills through sheer hard work and determination.
Be it the will power to practice for hours or the ability to accept defeat, sports makes you a complete man.
In fact, if you are a great sportsperson and have great looks in addition, you are certain to catch the attention of several brands, thereby giving them the necessary magnet to promote their brands.
Here is a list of the richest sportspersons who, along with their skills and capabilities have altogether redefined the scope of sports all over the world.
They are classy, rich and all the more, a master of their game.
Take a look!
10. MS Dhoni
The man behind India’s win in almost all formats, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a former Indian cricket captain and has a net worth of $100 million. He soon managed to gain attention amongst brands with his great cricketing skills as well as suave personality traits. He works for several brands and lives a lavish lifestyle.
9. Michael Jordan
With a net worth of $1 billion, Michael Jordan is a former professional basketball player. This man is also an entrepreneur and is the owner of Charlotte Hornets. With his top notch skill set, he has managed to become a rich sportsperson.
8. Greg Norman
If you want to become a rich sportsman, it is essential that you indulge yourself in an expensive sport! Greg Norman is an Australian professional golfer. At the age of 59, his net worth stands at $300 million.
7. Sachin Tendulkar
We all know him as the God of Cricket. His net worth, as of 2015 stood at $115 million. With his class apart skills and his utmost humble nature, he is someone we all can look up to. His top notch abilities have made him endorse a number of reputed brands, thereby making him an extremely recognised personality.
6. Roger Federer
Roger Federer net worth is around $300 million. He has worked for prestigious brands like Nike, Rolex and Gillette. This Swiss player has won a total of 13 Grand Slam Titles and is a world class player, liked by every tennis lover.
5. David Beckham
His net worth stands at $350 million. David Beckham is a former ManU football player. Apart from his great skills which proved his mettle on the field, he is also indulged in endorsing several reputed brands because of his charming personality. Interestingly, his wife is also the richest woman in Britain.
4. LeBron James
LeBron James is one of the most sought after basketball star with a net worth close to $325 million. He plays for Cleveland Caviliers and endorses a number of top brands.
3. Tiger Woods
I bet there is hardly anyone who does not recognise this golf star. His net worth is a whopping $600 million. Tiger Woods has won 14 major championships and is a world famous personality. Despite going through a tough phase with regards to his family, he has still managed to maintain his class and status.
2. Michael Schumacher
His net worth stands at a staggering $800 million. This German formula 1 racer has won several titles and is currently recovering from a skiing accident that he met with in 2013.
Michael Schumacher has endorsed a variety of reputed brands in his entire career.
1. Alex Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez is a young American baseball player who plays for New York Yankees team. His net worth stands at $300 million. The player’s great looks and amazing skills has made him land with several brands.