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World Highest Paid Athletes Ranking

Mar 4, 2013 by     No Comments    Posted under: Top Ranking List

Floyd Mayweather received prize of more than 32million $ defeating Miguel Cotto

List of the highest-paid athletes in the world for 2012 as ranked by Forbes magazine on their earnings in United States dollars.

Rank:-1
Name:-Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Sport:-Boxing
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$85 million
Salary/winnings:-$85 million
Endorsements:-$0

Rank:-2
Name:-Manny Pacquiao
Sport:-Boxing
Nationality:-Philippines
Total earnings:-$62 million
Salary/winnings:-$56 million
Endorsements:-$6 million

Rank:-3
Name:-Tiger Woods
Sport:-Golf
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$59.4 million
Salary/winnings:-$4.4 million
Endorsements:-$55 million

Rank:-4
Name:-Lebron James
Sport:-Basketball
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$53 million
Salary/winnings:-$13 million
Endorsements:-$40 million

Rank:-5
Name:-Roger Federer
Sport:-Tennis
Nationality:-Switzerland
Total earnings:-$52.7 million
Salary/winnings:-$7.7 million
Endorsements:-$45 million

Rank:-6
Name:-Kobe Bryant
Sport:-Basketball
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$52.3 million
Salary/winnings:-$20.3 million
Endorsements:-$32 million

Rank:-7
Name:-Phil Mickelson
Sport:-Golf
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$48.7 million
Salary/winnings:-$4.8 million
Endorsements:-$43 million

Rank:-8
Name:-David Beckham
Sport:-Football
Nationality:-England
Total earnings:-$46 million
Salary/winnings:-$9 million
Endorsements:-$37 million

Rank:-9
Name:-Cristiano Ronaldo
Sport:-Football
Nationality:-Portugal
Total earnings:-$42.5 million
Salary/winnings:-$20.5 million
Endorsements:-$22 million

Rank:-10
Name:-Peyton Manning
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$42.4 million
Salary/winnings:-$32.4 million
Endorsements:-$10 million

Rank:-11
Name:-Lionel Messi
Sport:-Football
Nationality:-Argentina
Total earnings:-$39 million
Salary/winnings:-$20 million
Endorsements:-$19 million

Rank:-12
Name:-Haloti Ngata
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$37.3 million
Salary/winnings:-$37.1 million
Endorsements:-$200,000

Rank:-13
Name:-Larry Fitzgerald
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$36.8 million
Salary/winnings:-$35.3 million
Endorsements:-$1.5 million

Rank:-14
Name:-Ndamukong Suh
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$36 million
Salary/winnings:-$35.5 million
Endorsements:-$500,000

Rank:-15
Name:-Charles Johnson
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$34.4 million
Salary/winnings:-$34.3 million
Endorsements:-$100,000

Rank:-16
Name:-Rafael Nadal
Sport:-Tennis
Nationality:-Spain
Total earnings:-$33.2 million
Salary/winnings:-$8.2 million
Endorsements:-$25 million

Rank:-17
Name:-Mario Williams
Sport:-American football
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$33.2 million
Salary/winnings:-$32.9 million
Endorsements:-$300,000

Rank:-18
Name:-Alex Rodriguez
Sport:-Baseball
Nationality:-United States
Total earnings:-$33 million
Salary/winnings:-$31 million
Endorsements:-$2 million

Rank:-19
Name:-Fernando Alonso
Sport:-Auto racing
Nationality:-Spain
Total earnings:-$32 million
Salary/winnings:-$29 million
Endorsements:-$3 million

Rank:-20
Name:-Valentino Rossi
Sport:-Motorcycle racing
Nationality:-Italy
Total earnings:-$30 million
Salary/winnings:-$17 million
Endorsements:-$13 million

 

*Endorsements is income by advertisement and other activities

** Total earning is sum of endorsement + salary and winning

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