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 thei net worth estimates, and how they’ve managed to rake in so much cash!
Top 20 Richest Athletes in the World
1. Michael Jordan
Net Worth: $1.31 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 $1.31 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