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10 Richest Athletes In The World.

Who are the richest athletes in the world? In this article, we will explore you with facts about the richest athletes in the world.

Here are the list order of the most richest athletes in the world:

1. Vince McMahone – $2.2 Billion.

Vince McMahon is a 74-year-old American professional wrestler and wrestling promoter, who has been ranked as the richest athlete in the world with a net worth estimation of $2.2 billion.

As the CEO of WWE, McMahon makes his money from promoting wrestling and considered one of the most popular athletes in the world.

2. Michael Jordan – $2.1 Billion.

Michael Jordan is a 57-year-old American retired professional basketball player. He is considered one of the most popular and greatest basketball players in history.

With a net worth estimation of $2.1 billion, Jordan is the second richest athlete in the world. He owns a team Charlotte Hornets in NBA.

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3. Ion Tiriac – $1.7 Billion.

Ion Tiriac is a former Romanian professional tennis and ice hockey player who is one of the richest persons in the world.

With Tiriac’s name, our list of richest athletes enters into billions. He has a net worth of around $1.7 billion which can be surprising to many of us but here is something more than this in the list below. He is of no doubt the richest tennis player in history.

4. Tiger Woods – $800 Million.

Tiger Woods is an American professional Golfer who is one of the most famous and followed athletes in the world. With his professional golf career, he has earned a lot of fame and wealth.

As of now in 2021, he is the fourth richest athlete in the world with a huge net worth of around $800 million.

5. Floyd Mayweather – $700 Million.

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Floyd Mayweather is an American professional boxer and boxing promoter who was retired in 2017. The 43-year-old is one of the best boxers in history.

With a huge net worth more than $700 million, Mayweather is one of the richest and highest-paid athletes in the world.

6. Michael Schumacher – $600 Million.

Michael Schumacher is a German retired car racing driver who is considered one of the greatest drivers in racing history.

With a net worth of around $600 million his the richest car racing driver and one of the richest athletes in the world.

7. Magic Johnson – $600 Million.

Magic Johnson is an American retired professional basketball player. Johnson is one of the ten richest athletes in the world with a net worth of around $600 million.

8. Roger Staubach – $600 Million.

Roger Staubach is a 78-year-old retired American professional football quarterback.

He is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL.

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With an estimated net worth of around $600 million, Staubach is the eighth richest athlete in the world right now.

9. Kobe Bryant – $500 Million.

The late Kobe Bryant is one of the most respected athletes in the world, he was a professional basketball player and also one of the richest and highest-paid athletes in the world. Kobe died at the age of 41 in 2020.

10. LeBron James – $480 Million.

LeBron James is one of the best professional basketball player in the NBA, from the United States of America.

He is one of the richest athletes in the world who is still active while many others on the list are already retired. The 35 years old has an estimated net worth of more than $480 million.

Dacosta is a senior editor at CbGist.com. I’m a Ghanaian living in Tema.

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