The 100 richest sports stars in the world revealed

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According to the latest data from Sportico, the top 100 richest sports stars in the world banked over $4 billion in the last year.

The richest sports stars

Many of the highest-paid athletes are also from the big American sports.

Big team sports dominate but individuals also crack the top 100 list for highest-paid athletes.

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Endorsement kings

In terms of making bank from endorsements Lebron James is the king.

Among the richest sports stars, James makes the most from his sponsors.

The Lakers superstar is reportedly even considering a move to buy Liverpool FC.

Team Europe’s Roger Federer in action against Team World’s Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe on day one of the Laver Cup at the O2 Arena, London. Picture date: Friday September 23, 2022.

Retired tennis star Roger Federer came in just after James in the endorsement stakes, followed closely by Tiger Woods.

At the top end of the 100 richest sports stars in the world, boxer Canelo Álvarez is the top-earning solo-athlete.

The 100 richest sports stars in the world

RankAthleteTotal earnings1LeBron James$126.9M2Lionel Messi$122M3Cristiano Ronaldo$115M4Neymar$103M5Canelo Álvarez$89M6Stephen Curry$86.2M7Kevin Durant$85.9M8Roger Federer$85.7M9James Harden$76M10Tiger Woods$73.5M11Matthew Stafford$73.3M12Giannis Antetokounmpo$71.9M13Russell Westbrook$69.8M14Tyson Fury$69M15Josh Allen$66.5M16Tom Brady$58.4M17Deshaun Watson$56M18Klay Thompson$54.2M19Lewis Hamilton$54M20Naomi Osaka$53.2M21Aaron Rodgers$53M22Conor McGregor$52M23Damian Lillard$51.4M24Mike Trout$49.5M25Kylian Mbappé$48.8M26Patrick Mahomes$48.6M27Kirk Cousins$48.5M28Kyrie Irving$44.9M29Paul George$44M30Gareth Bale$43M30Max Verstappen$43M32Anthony Davis$41.8M33Kawhi Leonard$41M33Marshon Lattimore$41M35Amari Cooper$40.8M36Jimmy Butler$40.5M37John Wall$40.4M38Ryan Ramczyk$38.7M39Rory McIlroy$38.4M40Trevor Bauer$38.2M41Eden Hazard$37.9M42Von Miller$37.8M43T.J. Watt$37.7M44Phil Mickelson$37.1M45Gerrit Cole$37M45Jake Paul$37M47Mike Williams$36.8M47Chris Godwin$36.8M49Stefon Diggs$36.2M50Chris Paul$35.8M51Devin Booker$35.5M52Serena Williams$35.3M53Russell Wilson$35M53Andrés Iniesta$35M55Joel Embiid$34.5M56Bradley Beal$34.3M57Jamal Adams$34.2M57Mohamed Salah$34.2M59Stephen Strasburg$34.1M60Tobias Harris$34M61Xavien Howard$33.9M61Virat Kohli$33.9M63Khris Middleton$33.8M63Robert Lewandowski$33.8M65Davante Adams$33.6M66Brandon Scherff$33.4M67Bryce Harper$33.1M67Kevin De Bruyne$33.1M69D’Angelo Russell$33M69Dak Prescott$33M69Rudy Gobert$33M72Trevor Lawrence$32.8M73Blake Griffin$32.7M73Paul Pogba$32.7M75Donovan Mitchell$32.5M75Kristaps Porziņģis$32.5M77Allen Robinson$32.4M78David Price$32.3M79Jrue Holiday$31.7M80CJ McCollum$31.6M80Raheem Sterling$31.6M82Karl-Anthony Towns$31.5M83Jonathan Allen$31.4M83Miguel Cabrera$31.4M85Justin Verlander$31.3M85Jordan Spieth$31.3M87Kevin Love$31.1M88Antoine Griezmann$31M89Pascal Siakam$30.7M90Anthony Rendon$30.6M91Manny Machado$30.5M92Jayson Tatum$30.3M92Grady Jarrrett$30.3M94Kris Bryant$30.2M94Clayton Kershaw$30.2M96Jamal Murray$30.1M97Brandon Ingram$30M98Gordon Hayward$29.9M98Nikola Jokić$29.9M100Andrew Wiggins$29.6M

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