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Richest NBA Players in the World

Who are the richest NBA players in the world?

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Some of the best NBA Players in the world are worth more than a half billion dollars! We’ve decided to compile a list of the 20 richest NBA Players in the world, along with their current net worth and a short bio.

Before you start reading this article can you guess who will appear on the list?

 

The Richest NBA Players in the World

Below are the richest NBA Players of all time, as of 2018. We’ve used figures from Celebrity Net Worth, The Richest and Forbes to create this compilation.

 

20. Yao Ming

Richest NBA Players - Yao Ming

Net Worth: $120 Million

Yao Ming is a Chinese professional NBA-player from Shanghai. As a teenager, he started to play for the Shanghai Sharks. Ming was drafted by the Houston Rockets of the NBA in 2002 and the same year he became the third Chinese national ever to play in the NBA.

In 2018, Yao Ming’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million dollars, making him one of the richest NBA players of all time.

 

19. Dwayne Wade

Richest NBA Players - Dwayne Wade

Net Worth: $120 Million

Dwayne Wade is an American NBA-player from Chicago, Illinois. Wade was drafted fifth overall in the 2003 NBA draft by Miami. He later led Miami to their first NBA championship in franchise history and was named the NBA Finals MVP.

Dwayne Wade’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $120 million dollars.

 

18. Carmelo Anthony

Richest NBA Players - Carmelo Anthony

Net Worth: $120 Million

Carmelo Anthony is an American basketball player who is currently playing for the New York Knicks and of the National Basketball Association. Anthony was selected by Denver Nuggets as the third overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA draft.

As of 2018, Carmelo Anthony’s net worth is $120 million, making him the 18th richest NBA player in the world.

 

17. Russell Westbrook

Richest NBA Players - Russell Westbrook

Net Worth: $125 Million

Russel Westbrook is an American professional NBA player from Long Beach. Westbrook is currently playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder as the team’s point guard. He was selected to the NBA draft All-Star game which he finished with 23.2 points per game.

As of 2018, Russel Westbrook’s net worth is approximately $125 Million dollars.

 

16. Tim Duncan

Richest NBA Players - Tim Duncan

Net Worth: $130 Million

Tim Duncan is a very successful NBA player from the Virgin Islands. Duncan is playing for the San Antonio Spurs of NBA. He is also known for the ‘Tim Duncan Foundation’ to raise general health awareness, fund education, and youth sports in different parts of the States.

Tim Duncan’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $130 million dollars, as of 2018.

 

15. Gary Payton

Richest NBA Players - Gary Payton

Net Worth: $130 Million

Gary Payton, known as “The Glove”, is a retired professional NBA player that used to play for the Seattle SuperSonics. He has also played for teams such as Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers.

As of 2018, Gary Payton’s net worth is approximately $130 million, making him the 15th richest NBA player in the world.

 

14. Dwight Howard

Richest NBA Players - Dwight Howard

Net Worth: $140 Million

Dwight Howard is the first NBA player to ever be voted Defensive Player of the Year three straight years in a row. Howard is one of the most popular players in the industry, because of his skills and technique.

Dwight Howard’s has built an incredible high net worth throughout his career estimated to be$140 million dollars.

 

13. Dirk Nowitzki

Richest NBA Players - Dirk Nowitzki

Net Worth: $140 Million

Dirk Nowitzki is an NBA player from Germany who plays power forward for the Dallas Mavericks. He was voted NBA MVP in 2007, the first European player to receive the honor and has been an All-Star ten times.

As of 2018, Dirk Nowitzki’s net worth is estimated to be $140 million dollars, making him the 13th richest NBA players on the list.

 

12. James Harden

Richest NBA Players - James Harden

Net Worth: $145 Million

James Harden is an American NBA-player from Los Angeles. He is named the Sixth Man of the Year by the NBA. He is currently playing for the Houston Rockets of the NBA. Harden was signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2009 NBA Draft.

As of 2018, James Harden’s net worth is $145 million dollars.

 

11. Kevin Durant

Richest NBA Players - Kevin Durant

Net Worth: $170 Million

Kevin Durant is currently playing for the Golden State Warriors of the NBA. Durant was selected as the 2nd pick on the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft. Durant was also a part of the US Men’s National Basketball team who won the gold medal in 2012.

As of 2018, Kevin Durant’s net worth is approximately $170 million dollars, making him the 11th richest NBA player in the world.

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Kevin Durant

 

10. Grant Hill

Richest NBA Players - Grant Hill

Net Worth: $180 Million

Grant Hill is a former NBA player who used to play for the Detroit Pistons. He was drafted in 1994 and he later received the NBA Rookie of the Year and was named as Sporting New’s Rookie of the Year Award in 1997.

Grant Hill’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $180 million as of 2018.

 

9. Kevin Garnett

Richest NBA Players - Kevin Garnett

Net Worth: $190 Million

Kevin Garnett is an American NBA-player from Greenville, South California. After attending the Farragut Career Academy, he became the 5th overall pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves on the 1995 1995 NBA Draft.

As of Kevin Garnett’s net worth is estimated to be $190 million dollars.

 

8. Hakeem Olajuwon

Richest NBA Players - Hakeem Olajwon

Net Worth: $200 Million

Hakeem Olajuwon is a Nigerian-American former NBA-player from Lagos, Nigeria. From 1984-2002 he played center for the Houston Rockets. In 2008 Olajuwon was inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame and in 2016 FIBA Hall of Fame.

As of 2018, Hakeem Olajuwon’s net worth is $200 million dollars, making him the 8th richest NBA-player on the list.

 

7. David Robinson

Richest NBA Players - David Robinson

Net Worth: $200 Million

David Robinson “The Admiral” is a retired NBA-player from Key West, Florida. He spent his basketball career playing for the San Antonio Spurs. Robinson was picked by the team in the first round in 1987 and is considered to be the best centers in NBA history.

David Robinson’s net worth is roughly $200 million dollars, making him the 7th richest NBA-player in the world.

 

6. Kobe Bryant

Richest NBA Players - Kobe Bryant

Net Worth: $350 Million

Kobe Bryant is an American professional NBA-player from Philadelphia. He is one of NBA’s highest-paid basketball players. He joined the Lakers in 1996 and became part of a celebrated one-two punch with center Shaquille O’Neal.

Kobe Bryant’s net worth is approximately $350 million dollars, making him the 6th richest NBA-players in the world.

“I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.” – Kobe Bryant

 

5. Shaquille O’Neal

Richest NBA Players - Shaquille O'Neal

Net Worth: $400 Million

Shaquille O’Neal is a retired American basketball player from Newark. O’Neal became one of the best centers in pro basketballers history. O’Neal has through many years played pro-ball with Koby Bryant as well.

As of 2018, Shaquille O’Neal net worth is estimated to be roughly $400 million dollars.

“Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect.” – Shaquille O’Neal

 

4. LeBron James

Richest NBA Players - LeBron James

Net Worth: $440 Million

LeBron James is a professional NBA-player and entrepreneur from Akron, Ohio. James is mostly nicknamed “King James” and he currently plays for the Los Angeles of the NBA. LeBron was the star guard for the as NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers until he left for LA as a free agent in 2018.

LeBron James has built a high net worth throughout his career estimated to be $440 million dollars.

“I don’t know how tall I am or how much I weigh. Because I don’t want anybody to know my identity. I’m like a superhero. Call me Basketball Man.” – LeBron James

 

3. Magic Johnson

Richest NBA Players - Magic Johnson

Net Worth: $600 Million

Magic Johnson is a retired American professional NBA-player from Michigan. After Johnson announced that he had contracted HIV he became an entrepreneur. Johnson currently has partnerships with Starbucks, Fridays and 24 Hour Fitness.

Magic Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $600 Million dollars.

 

2. Junior Bridgeman

Richest NBA Players - Junior Bridgeman

Net Worth: $600 Million

Junior Bridgeman is a retired NBA-player from East Chicago. Currently, he now owns more than 160 outlets aside from the growing number of Chili’s restaurant with 118 branches and counting. In 1999 Bridgeman was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic ‘Hall of Fame’.

Junior Bridgeman’s net worth is roughly $600 million dollars, making him the 2nd richest NBA-player in the world.

 

1. Michael Jordan

Richest NBA Players - Michael Jordan

Net Worth: $1.5 Billion

Micheal Jordan is a former professional NBA-player and is currently working as a businessman. Most of his fortune now derives from endorsement deals with his biggest sponsor, ‘Nike’. Micheal Jordan arguably the greatest NBA-player of all time.

Micheal Jordan’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $1.5 Billion dollars, making him the richest NBA-player in the world.

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

 

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the 20 richest NBA players in the world:

  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Junior Bridgeman
  3. Magic Johnson
  4. LeBron James
  5. Shaquille O’Neal
  6. Kobe Bryant
  7. David Robinson
  8. Hakeem Olajuwon
  9. Kevin Garnett
  10. Grant Hill
  11. Kevin Durant
  12. James Harden
  13. Dirk Nowitzki
  14. Dwight Howard
  15. Gary Payton
  16. Tim Duncan
  17. Russell Westbrook
  18. Carmelo Anthony
  19. Dwayne Wade
  20. Yao Ming

Which of these NBA players did you expect to appear on this list of the richest NBA players in the world? Leave a comment below.

Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people.

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Top 45 Self-Improvement Blogs For Men 2018

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Wealthy Gorilla’s top blogs are back for 2018!

This year, we have our new entry to our collections of top blogs to follow, and that’s the best self-improvement blogs for men.

This isn’t something we’ve covered in previous years; however for the 55% of our audience who are male, we thought that showcasing a list of the top self-improvement blogs specifically designed for men, would be a great idea.

We’ve scoured the web, and tracked down what we believe to be the 45 best self-improvement blogs for men to be reading. These blogs are perfect for guys looking improve their lives in every area, including productivity, mindset, success, dating, sex, style, you name it.

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Top 45 Self-Improvement Blogs For Men

Without further ado, is the complete list of the best self-improvement blogs for men. These haven’t been ranked in any particular order, so don’t forget the blogs towards the bottom of the list.

They’re all filled with useful information and advice!

 

1. Good Men Project

Founded by Tom Matlack – The Good Men Project is one of the leading self-improvement blogs specifically for men. There’s so much wonderful info for men to improve their lives, you have to see it for yourself.

 

2. MenProvement

Founded by Sean Russell – MenProvement has an awesome collection of articles to help any man become the best version of themselves. Their podcast and academy are also rapidly evolving. The site now receives over a million views per month.

 

3. Daily Manliness

Founded by Unknown – Daily Manliness has some solid content on all kinds of areas that would interest guys: Dating, technology, lifestyle, sports etc. They also feature some unusual, yet bad-ass quote collection you definitely need to check out.

Do you know the founder of Daily Manliness? Get in contact with us so we can add them to the article.

 

4. Mode

Founded by Unknown – Mode is a platform curates stories/articles from around the web. It’s not just a platform for men, but they have an awesome category that helps guys to improve their life.

Do you know the founder of Mode? Get in contact with us so we can add them to the article.

 

5. Return of Kings

Founded by Daryush Valizadeh – Return of Kings is another awesome self-improvement blog for men, and it offers great tips and stories on masculinity and male culture. Definitely a great blog for any man to follow.

 

6. Order of Man

Founded by Ryan Michler – I follow Ryan on Facebook, and love some of the stuff he’s featuring on Order of Man. Check out their latest articles on self-improvement, and don’t forget to listen to the podcast!

 

7. How to Beast

Founded by David De Las Morenas – How to Beast targets the fitness aspect of self-improvement for men. His blog has two main areas of specialty. How to get jacked, and how to get confident.

 

8. Charisma on Command

Founded by Charlie Houpert – Charisma on Command is designed to help guys achieve more confidence and charisma in their lives, therefore improving their overall happiness and success. Charlie coaches people on doing just that, and currently lives in Las Vegas.

 

9. Strength by Sonny

Founded by Sonny Arvado – Strength by Sonny is another self-improvement blog that doesn’t specifically target just men. There is some great content for people of any gender. The general advice is geared towards improving your mindset and your social skills, bodybuilding advice, business advice and dating advice.

 

10. FitMole

Founded by Keith Lai – FitMole contains some awesome fitness advice to help men transform their bodies and get in shape. There’s also some other ‘cool shit’ thrown in here and there.

 

11. Art of Manliness

Founded by Brett McKay – I love the retro theme of Art of Manliness. It really gives the blog that masculinity, and you can pretty much learn awesome new info in all areas to help you become a true man.

 

12. Alpha Male Lifestyle

Founded by Unknown – Alpha Male Lifestyle contains some great guides on becoming more attractive to women, and mastering your dating and sex life. They also have some great tips on style, grooming, and other lifestyle topics.

 

13. Attract Get Women

Founded by Unknown – Attract Get Women is an awesome resource for advice on sex, dating and becoming more attractive. This is definitely another of the top self-improvement blogs for men.

Do you know the founder? Contact us so we can add their name to the list.

 

14. Compassionate Man

Founded by Nick Coughlin – Compassionate Man is an online magazine that features everything guys love. Not just advice on self-improvement, but also on hobbies, sports and such.

 

15. Aspiring Gentleman

Founded by Jason Batansky – Aspiring Gentleman is geared towards entertainment, travel, style and tech. The ultimate hub for any enthusiastic man.

 

16. The Quintessential Man

Founded by Andrian Red – The Quintessential man has some awesome self-improvement, and social life advice for men. Go over to their site and download their list of the 30 most influential books for men.

 

17. The Modest Man

Founded by Brock McGoff – If you’re looking for advice on style and fashion, head on over to The Modest Man to see what they have for you. Style still classes as self-improvement, and this deserves to be a top self-improvement blog for men.

 

18. Illimitable Men

Founded by Unknown – The illimitable man says: “this blog allows me to help wayward souls and direct them toward the path to greatness. If I can share what I’ve learned in my life’s journey to assist some of my fellow-men, why not?”

 

19. Man Thesis

Founded by Unknown – Man Thesis provides some very interesting points on being able to seduce and attract beautiful women. You can check out their eBook for more seduction secrets.

Do you know the founder of this blog? Let us know!

 

20. Effortless Gent

Founded by Barron Cuadro – Effortless Gent is another of the top self-improvement blogs for men, that specifically focuses on improving your look and personal style. Definitely another one to follow for style advice.

 

21. Good Looking Loser

Founded by Christopher Deoudes – What was most interesting about Good Looking Loser, was Chris’ story. Whether he knows that or not is another thing, but it’s worth a read.

 

22. The Minimalists

Founded by Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus – The minimalists focuses on exactly what you’d think. Learning how live life more simply.

 

23. Bulletproof Exec

Founded by Dave Asprey – You may have heard of Bulletproof coffee. Well they also have an excellent self-improvement blog for both men and women. Definitely check out the blog, and the coffee if you haven’t done so already.

 

24. GQ

Founded by Bernard Miller – GQ is the long-time, world-famous website targeted towards men. Every sbject men would love to hear about, it’s in there. I’m sure your familiar with the magazine, and may even read it regularly.

 

25. Day Game

Founded by Yad Bar – Day Game teaches averages guys to be able to talk to and seduce beautiful girls. Yad backs up his statements, and the homepage even includes a few awesome video clips.

 

26. Mantelligence

Founded by Kyle Boureston – Mantelligence is another blog 100% specifically for men, that also features a women’s perspective, to strengthen the overall advice given. They also offer regular giveaways, which is always a good thing to get in on.

 

27. Man of Many

Founded by Frank Arthur & Scott Purcell – Man of Many is a men’s lifestyle and fashion blog, with a bunch of other cool stuff thrown in there. Some great reads for any man.

 

28. Ape to Gentleman

Founded by Unknown – Ape to Gentleman is an excellent grooming and fashion blog for men. There’s a lot of different product reviews featured on the blog, usually in the grooming section such as colognes, and sometimes within entertainment such as headphones.

 

29. Man Packs

Founded by Ken Johnson & Andrew Draper – Man Packs puts together different selections of grooming products for men, into various packages. Give them as gifts, buy them for yourself, Man Packs knows what’s best.

 

30. Nick Notas

Founded by Nick Notas – Nick is a dating coach, and offers great services to help men become a lot more confident with women and themselves in general. His blog has some great advice you should checkout.

 

31. David Wygant

Founded by David Wygant – David offers great dating advice, not just for men, but also for women. He’s been seen on MTV, Millionaire Matchmaker, Huffington Post, Fox and more! Check out his blog for more info.

 

32. Samuel Thomas Davies

Founded by Sam Thomas Davies – Sam scouts the leading edge of the human sciences for what’s new, surprising, and important in life and business. Then he reveals what distinguishes experts from amateurs so you too can achieve greatness.

 

33. Tripp Advice

Founded by Tripp Kramer – Tripp’s latest article is about picking up Asian women when you don’t speak the same language. Having just spent 7 months in Asia, naturally I loved the article! Check out his blog for more awesome stuff like this.

 

34. Real Christian McQueen

Founded by Christian McQueen – The opening line on Christian’s blog: “A man’s guide to a better life.” You can’t help but follow a blog when that’s the number one aim. Christian also offers coaching for men looking to improve their lives.

 

35. MSI College

Founded by Unknown – I love MSI College. There’s so much great content, self improvement, success, and being great with women. Head on over to learn more. They’ve got a little something for everyone.

 

36. Love Life Solved

Founded by Julian Reisinger – What’s great about Love Life Solved is that the content also comes from a women’s perspective, as Julian’s partner Kristina also runs the blog with him.

 

37. Men’s Health

Founded by Mark Bricklin – We’re all familiar with Men’s Health. It’s one of the most popular Men’s magazines, and helps men improve their health and their bodies.

 

38. Doctor Nerd Love

Founded by Harris O’Malley – Dr. NerdLove dispenses love, sex and life advice for geeks, otaku, dweebs, poozers, nerds and the occasional neo-maxie-zoom-dweebie. Making geeks sexier since 2011.

 

39. Paul McGregor

Founded by Paul McGregor – His blog is geared towards helping men become the best version of themselves. There’s some top notch advice to help you excel in your career, improve your mindset, and improve yourself in general.

 

40. Real Men Real Style

Founded by Antonio Centeno – Real Men Real Style has some incredible content on becoming more stylish. There’s articles, resources, download, courses. Everything you need to become a stylish man.

 

41. Urban Beardsman

Founded by Eric Bandholz – Urban Beardsman is a style blog for men. If you currently have a beard or are looking to grow one, you might want to check out this site for some tips and help on the subject.

 

42. Seduction Science

Founded by Jesse Charger – Seduction Science is a pickup blog, with awesome advice being able to seduce beautiful women, and become better at sex and dating in general.

 

43. Anabolic Men

Founded by Ali Kuoppala & Christopher Walker – Anabolic men is such a cool resource for men who are looking to improve their fitness and boost testosterone levels. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, get involved.

 

44. Peak Testosterone

Founded by Lee Myer – Peak Testosterone is a blog that targets men’s health, and covers a range of articles within the health niche, particularly on testosterone. For any guy looking to learn more about testosterone, this is another great self-improvement blog to check out.

 

45. Masculine Intent

Founded by Chris Bale – Masculine intent is last but not least on this list of top blogs for men. I’ve been following Chris on Facebook for a while now, and I love the transparent way in which he gives advice.

 

In Conclusion

That concludes this incredible collection of the top self-improvement blogs for men. If you’re a guy who’s looking to improve his life in any of the following areas, then you need to definitely check these blogs out.

  • Style
  • Mindset
  • Success
  • Dating
  • Success
  • Confidence
  • Grooming

Thanks for checking out the list guys, and if your blog has been featured, don’t forget to share the achievement with your followers on social media.

Do you have a favorite men’s self-improvement blog? Leave a comment below.

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The 20 Richest Comedians in the World 2018

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Who are the richest comedians in the world?

When it comes to the comedy industry, some of the most popular comedians are worth more than half a billion dollars! We’ve decided to compile a list of the 20 richest comedians worldwide, along with their current net worth, and a short bio.

Before you continue reading this article, can you guess who will appear on the list?

 

The Top 20 Richest Comedians in the World

Below are the 20 richest comedians of all time, as of 2018. We’ve used figures from Celebrity Net Worth, Forbes and The Richest to create this list.

 

20. Ray Romano

Richest Comedians - Ray Romano

Net Worth: $130 Million

Ray Romano is an American actor and comedian that we mostly know from the television show ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’. He has also set the voice as one of the main characters for the ‘Ice Age’ franchise.

Romano is known as one of the most successful comedians in the world, and as of 2018, Ray Romano’s net worth is roughly $130 Million.

 

19. Rowan Atkinson

Richest Comedians - Rowan Atkinson

Net Worth: $130 Million

Rowan Atkinson is a British actor and comedian that made his name famous when he starred in ‘Mr. Bean’ and ‘Johnny English’. His performance in the films made his fortune become huge with an income of over $618 million at the box office.

Today, Rowan Atkinson’s net worth is $130 Million dollars, which ranks him in 19th place on the list.

 

18. Sacha Baron Cohen

Richest Comedians - Sasha Baron Cohen

Net Worth: $130 Million

Sacha Baron Cohen is an American writer, actor, and comedian. The most famous roles that he has starred as where the characters of Ali G, Borat, Bruno and General Aladeen. All of these roles he wrote by himself.

As of 2018, Sacha Baron Cohen’s net worth is estimated to be $130 Million dollars, ranked as No. 18 on this richest comedians list.

 

17. Dan Aykroyd

Richest Comedians - Dan Aykroyd

Net Worth: $135 Million

Dan Aykroyd has always been famous for his multiple skills as a comedian and as an award-winning actor throughout his career. We mostly know him from his work on ‘Saturday Night Live’. He has also been famous for his roles in the film ‘Ghost Busters’ and ‘My Girl’.

Today, Dan Aykroyd’s net worth is roughly $135 Million dollars, making him one of the richest comedians of all time.

 

16. Steve Harvey

Richest Comedians - Steve Harvey

Net Worth: $140 Million

Steve Harvey is an American author, actor, and comedian. Harvey is regarded as one of the most influential personalities in cinema. He is most famous for his acting career where he starred in a TV comedy series ‘The Steve Harvey Show’.

Since then, Steve Harvey has built up an incredible net worth estimated to be $140 Million. He is ranked at 16th on the list.

 

15. Bill Murray

Richest Comedians - Bill Murray

Net Worth: $140 Million

Bill Murray is a successful comedian and actor from Wilmette, Illinois. Murray came into the spotlight through NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’. Since then we also know him from films such as ‘Ghost Busters’, ‘Groundhog Day’ and ‘Caddyshack’.

Today, Bill Murray is ranked as number 15 on the list of the richest comedians in the world. As of 2018, Bill Murray’s net worth is approximately $140 Million dollars.

 

14. Kevin Hart

Richest Comedians - Kevin Hart

Net Worth: $150 Million

Kevin Hart is the 21’s century “Comedy King”. This actor and comedian made his fortune from his successful comedy career. Hart is mostly known for his appearances in ‘Im a Grown Little Man’ and ‘Seriously Funny’.

Today Hart is the 14th richest comedian in the world. As of 2018, Kevin Hart’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $150 Million.

 

13. Jim Carrey

Richest Comedians - Jim Carrey

Net Worth: $150 Million

Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and producer. Carrey has received many awards and nominations throughout his successful career as an actor and comedian. He has starred movies such as ‘Ace Ventura’ and ‘The Mask’.

Today he is described as one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. As of 2018, Jim Carrey’s net worth is approximately $150 Million dollars.

 

12. Drew Carey

Richest Comedians - Drew Carey

Net Worth: $165 Million

Drew Carey is an American actor, comedian and television host that is mostly known for his own show ‘The Drew Carey Show’. Carey is currently the host of ‘The Price Is Right’ and he has built an incredible net worth throughout his career.

Today Drew Carey net worth is $165 Million dollars, making him the 12th richest comedian in the world.

 

11. Seth MacFarlane

Richest Comedians - Seth MacFarlane

Net Worth: $250 Million

Seth MacFarlane is an American voice actor, comedian, and cartoonist.

MacFarlane is known as the creator of the successful animated show ‘The Family Guy’ that has aired on television from 1999 to 2003, and from 2005 to the present. His work on Family Guy has given him several awards throughout his career.

Today Seth MacFarlane has a net worth estimated to be $250 Million dollars, making him the 11th richest comedian on the richest list.

 

10. Jay Leno

Richest Comedians - Jay Leno

Net Worth: $350 Million

Jay Leno is a well-known television host and comedian that has worked with some of the popular stars in the world. He is most famous for his work from ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on NBC that has attracted an audience of more than 4 million people. That made Leno one of America’s most popular TV-hosts.

Today Jay Leno’s net worth is roughly $350 Million, making him the 10th richest comedian in the world.

 

9. David Letterman

Richest Comedians - David Letterman

Net Worth: $400 Million

David Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. Letterman hosted various late night TV talk shows throughout a long 33-year career.

Today, David Letterman is worth a whopping $400 million, making him one of the richest comedians in the world.

 

8. Byron Allen

Richest Comedians - Byron Allen

Net Worth: $400 Million

Byron Allen is an American comedian, television producer, and the founder, owner, and CEO of the television production company Entertainment Studios, based in the United States.

Allen is worth $400 million, making him the 8th richest comedian in the world.

 

7. Bill Cosby

Richest Comedians - Bill Cosby

Net Worth: $400 Million

Bill Cosby is an American author, comedian, and actor. Cosby is mostly known for his work ‘Cosby Kids’, ‘The Cosby Show’ and ‘The Bill Cosby Show’. He has won several awards for his incredible performance in films and in television shows.

As of 2018, Bill Cosby’s net worth is $400 Million dollars.

 

6. Larry David

Richest Comedians - Larry David

Net Worth: $400 Million

Larry David is an American writer, actor, producer and comedian from Brooklyn, New York. He is the second richest comedian in the world. David’s most popular work is as the head writer and executive producer of ‘Seinfeld’ which he co-created alongside the main-character Jerry Seinfeld.

Today Larry David’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $400 Million dollars.

 

5. Ellen DeGeneres

Richest Comedians - Ellen Degeneres

Net Worth: $450 Million

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, and writer. Ellen is the host of The Ellen Show, and has had major success as a comedian.

As of 2018, Ellen Degeneres’ net worth is $450 million.

 

4. Matt Stone

Richest Comedians - Matt Stone

Net Worth: $500 Million

Matt Stone is an American animator, voice artist and comedian that is most known by co-creating the controversial and satirical cartoon ‘South Park’. The show quickly became one of Comedy Central’s most popular shows.

Today Stone is ranked as number 4 as one of the richest comedians in the world. Matt Stone’s net worth is approximately $500 Million dollars.

 

3. Trey Parker

Richest Comedians - Trey Parker

Net Worth: $500 Million

Trey Parker is an American comedian, voice artist, director, and producer. He is best known as the co-creator of ‘Sout Park’ alongside his best friend Matt Stone. Parker has won four Emmy Awards and one Grammy Award for his work.

Today Trey Parker’s net worth is approximately $500 Million.

 

2. Matt Groening

Richest Comedians - Matt Groening

Net Worth: $500 Million

Matt Groening is an American comedian, and animator who created the worldwide popular series ‘The Simpsons’. His incredible success had led to him being the 2nd richest comedian in the world.

As of 2018, Matt Groening’s net worth is $500 Million dollars.

 

1. Jerry Seinfeld

Richest Comedians - Jerry Seinfeld

Net Worth: $950 Million

Jerry Seinfeld is considered to be the “King of Comedy”. Seinfeld co-created along Larry David the television series ‘Seinfeld’ which has gained a huge success since it first aired on TV. He has starred in several shows since then also including ‘Frankie on Benson’ and ‘The Tonight Show’.

However, today he’s become the richest comedian in the world. And at age 64 years old, Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is estimated to be $950 Million dollars.

 

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the top 20 richest comedians in the world:

  1. Jerry Seinfeld
  2. Matt Groening
  3. Trey Parker
  4. Matt Stone
  5. Ellen DeGeneres
  6. Larry David
  7. Bill Cosby
  8. Byron Allen
  9. David Letterman
  10. Jay Leno
  11. Seth MacFarlane
  12. Drew Carey
  13. Jim Carrey
  14. Kevin Hart
  15. Bill Murray
  16. Steve Harvey
  17. Dan Aykroyd
  18. Sacha Baron Cohen
  19. Rowan Atkinson
  20. Ray Romano

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Richest Athletes in the World

Who are the richest athletes in the world?

You’ve probably found yourself wondering just how much all your favorite athletes are worth, and who comes out on top.

Which is why we’ve put together a list of the 20 richest athletes in the world, with their net worth estimates, and how they’ve managed to rake in so much cash!

 

Top 20 Richest Athletes in the World

These figures have been compiled from Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth. These are the richest athletes worldwide as of 2018:

 

1. Michael Jordan

Richest Athletes - Michael Jordan

Net Worth: $1.6 Billion

Michael Jordan is an American retired professional basketball player. Jordan played a total of 15 seasons in the NBA, with his career split between two teams. Those teams were the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.

Jordan has been acclaimed to be the best basketball player of all time, and since retiring has now become the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets.

Michael Jordan’s net worth is estimated to be $1.6 billion in 2018, making him the richest athlete in the world.

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

 

2. Ion Tiriac

Richest Athletes - Ion Tiriac

Net Worth: $1.28 Billion

Ion Tiriac is a Romanian former professional tennis and ice hockey player.

That’s right, two sports. After retiring from playing sports professionally, Tiriac is now the owner of the Mutua Madrid Open Tennis Tournament. He also manages Lucas Pouille, a French professional tennis player.

Ion Tiriac is on of the richest athletes in the world with an estimated net worth of $1.28 billion.

“I have every single Ferrari that came out. I have all the Mercedes they came out with, all the Jaguars they came out with, all the Porsches they came out with.” – Ion Tiriac

 

3. Vince McMahon

Richest Athletes - Vince McMahon

Net Worth: $1.22 Billion

Vince McMahon is an American former professional wrestler. He is currently the majority owner, chairman and CEO of WWE. McMahon took control of the company from his father in the 1980’s.

Vince’s net worth is an incredible $1.22 billion, and although the majority of that net worth came from his success with the WWE company, that doesn’t take away from his professional wrestling success.

“I’m not afraid of failing. I don’t like to fail. I hate to fail. But I’m not afraid of it.” – Vince McMahon

 

4. Michael Schumacher

Richest Athletes - Michael Schumacher

Net Worth: $780 Million

Michael Schumacher is a German former race car driver in the Formula One. If you can only name one Formula One driver, it’s probably Schumacher.

He is regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He is also the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively.

Michael Schumacher’s net worth is $780 million, making him the 4th richest athlete in the world.

“When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.” – Michael Schumacher

 

5. Tiger Woods

Richest Athletes - Tiger Woods

Net Worth: $740 Million

Tiger Woods is an American professional golfer, and one of the most popular and notorious golfers of all time.

He is also one of the highest paid athletes in the world on a yearly basis, which probably explains how he was able to make it onto this list of the richest worldwide.

Tiger Wood’s net worth is estimated to be $740 million.

“I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love.” – Tiger Woods

 

6. Magic Johnson

Richest Athletes - Magic Johnson

Net Worth: $600 Million

Magic Johnson is an American former professional basketball player. Johnson played in the NBA for the LA Lakers for 13 seasons. He won numerous awards as a player, which put him into the NBA hall of fame.

Right now, Magic is president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers. Magic Johnson’s net worth is estimated to be $600 million, making him the 2nd richest basketball player in the world.

“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” – Magic Johnson

 

7. Roger Staubach

Richest Athletes Roger Staubach

Net Worth: $600 Million

Roger Staubach is a former American football quarterback in the NFL.

Staubach joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1969 and played for them for all 11 seasons of his career. He was with the team for five Super Bowls, four of them as the starting quarterback.

Roger Staubach’s net worth is estimated at $600 million.

“Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.” – Roger Staubach

 

8. Floyd Mayweather

Richest Athletes - Floyd Mayweather

Net Worth: $560 Million

Floyd Mayweather is a former professional boxer with an unbelievable record of 50-0, undefeated. He is also the founder of Mayweather Promotions, a fight promotion company.

Mayweather recently added a significant amount of money to his total net worth after winning the hyped up fight against Conor McGregor in August 2017.

Floyd’s net worth is now estimated to be $560 million.

“You hear certain things, negative things, all the time that aren’t true, but you never hear about the positive.” – Floyd Mayweather

 

9. Kobe Bryant

Richest Athletes - Kobe Bryant

Net Worth: $500 Million

Kobe Bryant is an American former professional basketball player. He played all 20 seasons of his career in the NBA with the LA Lakers, and holds the record for longest number of seasons with one team.

Kobe Bryant’s net worth is $500 million, putting him on this list of the richest athletes worldwide. His entrepreneurship journey will surely only add to this figure in the future.

“I’ll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it’s sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.” – Kobe Bryant

 

10. Eddie Jordan

Richest Athletes - Eddie Jordan

Net Worth: $475 Million

Eddie Jordan is an Irish former race car driver, Motorsport team boss, businessman, musician and television personality.

He won the Irish Kart Championship in 1971 and moved to Formula Ford in 1974. He also founded Jordan Grand Prix, a Formula One constructor which operated from 1991 to 2005.

Eddie Jordan’s net worth is currently $475 million.

“We’re going through some hard times. Let’s see how tough and resilient we are.” – Eddie Jordan

 

11. David BeckhamRichest Athletes - David Beckham

Net Worth: $450 Million

David Beckham is an English former professional footballer. He played the majority of his career for English team Manchester United, and of course the England National team.

Some of the other clubs Beckham played for during his career were Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, and Paris Saint-Germain. He quickly became a very popular and famous footballer, and a movie was even produced around his signature kick, titled “Bend It Like Beckham”.

David Beckham’s net worth is $450 million.

“The spotlight will always be on me, but it’s something I’m learning to live with as the years go by.” – David Beckham

 

12. Roger Federer

Richest Athletes - Roger Federer

Net Worth: $450 Million

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player, currently ranked 3rd in the world in men’s singles tennis. Federer is now edging closer towards the end of his career, however he was ranked number #1 for 6 years consecutively, and has won 19 grand slams throughout his career.

Roger Federer’s net worth is $450 million.

“Early in my career, I struggled with consistency, but I couldn’t get more consistent than this year.” – Roger Federer

 

13. Cristiano Ronaldo

Richest Athletes - Cristiano Ronaldo

Net Worth: $450 Million

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer, currently playing for Real Madrid FC, and the Portuguese National team.

Ronaldo has been regarded as the best footballer in the world, and constantly fights with Lionel Messi for this title. In fact, for the last several years, these two players are the only two to receive the “Player of the Year” award.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is $450 million.

“Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

 

14. LeBron James

Richest Athletes - LeBron James

Net Worth: $400 Million

LeBron James is an American professional basketball player in the NBA for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The majority of the athletes on this list are former athletes, however, LeBron remains in the game as of 2017.

LeBron is considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and his net worth definitely reflects this statement.

“There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.” – LeBron James

 

15. Michael Buffer

Richest Athletes - Michael Buffer

Net Worth: $400 Million

Michael Buffer is an American ring announcer for boxing and professional wrestling matches. He is known for his trademarked catchphrase, “Let’s get ready to rumble!”, which you will all definitely know or remember.

You won’t believe how much money Buffer has been able to make through announcing boxing matches and introducing opponents. It’s a lot. Michael Buffer’s net worth is $400 million.

“It’s quite overwhelming when you think about the money involved.” – Michael Buffer

 

16. Shaquille O’Neal

Richest Athletes - Shaquille O' Neal

Net Worth: $400 Million

Shaquille O’Neal is an American retired professional basketball player. He played in the NBA for 19 seasons, and is currently a sports analyst for the NBA.

Shaq is notorious for being one of the biggest players of all time to play in the NBA. Whilst active, he was listed as 7ft 1 inches, and 325 pounds.

Shaquille O’Neal’s net worth is $400 million.

“Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaquille O’Neal

 

17. Lionel Messi

Richest Athletes - Lionel Messi

Net Worth: $400 Million

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer, and considered one of the best footballers in the modern game. He currently plays for Barcelona FC and the Argentina national team.

Messi has been a notorious player in the game for many years now, and has been named ‘Player of the Year’ on multiple occasions.

Lionel Messi’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million, making him the 2nd richest soccer player in the world, and 17th on the list of richest athletes.

“You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.” – Lionel Messi

 

18. Bud Selig

Richest Athletes - Bud Selig

Net Worth: $375 Million

Bud Selig is the Commissioner of Major League Baseball. He served as acting commissioner from 1992 to 1998 and as commissioner from 1998 to present.

Selig is also the founder of the Milwaukee Brewers. He owned the team from 1970, when he bought the bankrupt Seattle Pilots and moved them to Milwaukee, WI just before the start of the season.

Bud Selig’s net worth is $375 million.

“The one thing we know today is we can’t continue to do business the way we have in the past.” – Bud Selig

 

19. Phil Mickelson

Richest Athletes - Phil Mickelson

Net Worth: $375 Million

Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer.

He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles, a PGA Championship, and an Open Championship.

Phil Mickelson’s net worth is estimated at $375 million, making him one of the richest athletes in the world.

“I have come to understand and appreciate writers much more recently since I started working on a book last fall. Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning, played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our last three holes and then went to dinner.” – Phil Mickelson

 

20. Jack Nicklaus

Richest Athletes - Jack Nicklaus

Net Worth: $320 Million

Jack Nicklaus, known commonly as ‘The Golden Bear’, is a retired American professional golfer. Many consider him to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. Nicklaus has won as ridiculous 18 world championships throughout his career.

Jack Nicklaus’ net worth is $320 million.

“Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you’re the best.” – Jack Nicklaus

 

Summary

Here’s a quick recap of the top 20 richest athletes in the world in 2018:

  1. Michael Jordan
  2. Ion Tiriac
  3. Vince McMahon
  4. Michael Schumacher
  5. Tiger Woods
  6. Magic Johnson
  7. Roger Staubach
  8. Floyd Mayweather
  9. Kobe Bryant
  10. Eddie Jordan
  11. David Beckham
  12. Roger Federer
  13. Cristiano Ronaldo
  14. LeBron James
  15. Michael Buffer
  16. Shaquille O’Neal
  17. Lionel Messi
  18. Bud Selig
  19. Phil Mickelson
  20. Jack Nicklaus

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