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The Top 20 Richest MMA Fighters in the World 2018



The Top 20 Richest MMA Fighters in the World 2017

Who are the richest MMA fighters in the world?

MMA has risen to become more popular than boxing in recent years, and the fighter’s net worths are starting to reflect that fact.

If you’re an MMA fan, have you ever wondered how much your favorite fighters make, and who’s on the list of the richest?


Top 20 Richest MMA Fighters in the World

We’ve put together this ultimate list of the 20 richest MMA fighters in the world, and how much they’re currently worth. These numbers have come straight from Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth.

Here are the top 20 richest MMA fighters in the world:


20. Jose Aldo

Richest MMA Fighters - Jose Aldo

Net Worth: $9 Million

José Aldo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist in the UFC. Aldo was the 4th and final WEC Featherweight Champion and first UFC Featherweight Champion during the UFC/WEC merger.

Jose Aldo’s net worth is $9 million in 2018.

“Never stop believing you can fulfill your dreams.” – Jose Aldo


19. Frank Shamrock

Richest MMA Fighters - Frank Shamrock

Net Worth: $9 Million

Frank Shamrock is a retired American mixed martial arts fighter, who competed in the UFC. He was the first to hold the UFC Middleweight Championship and retired as the four-time defending undefeated champion.

Frank Shamrock’s net worth is $9 million.

“Fighting is art, and there’s nothing more beautiful than the painted canvas of just totally kicking someone’s a**.” – Frank Shamrock


18. Frank Mir

Richest MMA Fighters - Frank Mir

Net Worth: $9 Million

Frank Mir is an American mixed martial artist, who currently competes in the Bellator MMA Heavyweight division. Before competing in Bellator, he was previously a UFC fighter for 16 years.

Mir is a former UFC Heavyweight champion and holds the record for the most fights, victories, and submissions in UFC Heavyweight history.

Frank Mir’s net worth is $9 million.

“You know what the true definition of hell is? It’s when you die, you get to meet the person you could have been.” – Frank Mir


17. Junior Dos Santos

Richest MMA Fighters - Junior Dos Santos

Net Worth: $10 Million

Junior dos Santos is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, currently ranked #4 on the UFC Heavyweight rankings.

His net worth is currently $10 million in 2018.

“When you believe in something, and you are a good person, good things happen.” – Junior Dos Santos


16. Jon Bones

Richest MMA Fighters - Jon Jones

Net Worth: $10 Million

Jon Jones is an American mixed martial artist and three-time Light Heavyweight Champion of the UFC. Jon ‘Bones’ Jones was reinstated to the UFC in 2015 after being stripped and removed from the rankings for ‘Hit & Run’ felonies.

He won back the Light-Heavyweight title in 2017 but has now tested positive for ‘performance enhancing drugs’, causing more controversy.

Jon Jones’ net worth is $10 million.

“The only limitations are the ones we put on ourselves, and I just don’t believe in limiting myself.” – Jon Jones


15. Chael Sonnen

Richest MMA Fighters - Chael Sonnen

Net Worth: $10 Million

Chael Sonnen is an American mixed martial artist who is signed with Bellator MMA and competes in the Light Heavyweight division. Sonnen also previously competed in the UFC, WEC, and Pancrase.

Chael Sonnen’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

“They’ll tell you failure is not an option. That is ridiculous, failure is always an option. Failure is the most readily available option at all times. But it’s a choice. You can choose to fail or you can choose to succeed.” – Chael Sonnen


14. Bas Rutten

Richest MMA Fighters - Bas Rutten

Net Worth: $10 Million

Sebastiaan “Bas” Rutten is a Dutch former mixed martial artist, kickboxer and professional wrestler. He was a UFC Heavyweight Champion, a three-time King of Pancrase world champion, and finished his career on a 22 fight unbeaten streak.

Bas Rutten’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

“A true champion is one who sweats from exhaustion when no one is watching.” – Bas Rutten


13. Ronda Rousey

Richest MMA Fighters - Ronda Rousey

Net Worth: $12 Million

Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress. She is also the only female MMA fighter on this list.

Rousey’s career began as a Judo athlete, and she then made her way into the UFC. Rousey is the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, and won 12 consecutive MMA fights in a row.

Ronda Rousey’s net worth is $12 million.

“Everyone is so offended by the mindset it takes to become the best in the world.” – Ronda Rousey


12. Quinton Rampage Jackson

Richest MMA Fighters - Quinton Rampage Jackson

Net Worth: $12 Million

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is an American mixed martial artist, actor and retired professional wrestler. Jackson is a former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion and has since starred in various movie roles.

Quinton Rampage Jackson’s net worth is estimated at $12 million.

“If you’re going to let pressure stop you from living your dreams, you’re robbing yourself.” – Quinton Rampage Jackson


11. Chuck Liddell

Richest MMA Fighters - Chuck Liddell

Net Worth: $14 Million

Chuck Liddell is an American retired MMA fighter and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. In 2009, Liddell was placed into the UFC Hall of Fame.

Chuck Liddell’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million.

“A fighter with heart will almost always win out against a fighter with skill but no will.” – Chuck Liddell


10. Tito Ortiz

Richest MMA Fighters - Tito Ortiz

Net Worth: $15 Million

Jacob Christopher “Tito” Ortiz is an American retired mixed martial artist. He was a very popular sensation with the UFC crowd, and some of his fights were the most watched of all time on Pay-Per-View.

Tito Ortiz is the former Light-Heavyweight Champion of the UFC and has a net worth of $15 million. He is one of the richest MMA fighters in the world.

“Prepare yourself for the worst, and the best will always happen.” – Tito Ortiz


9. Randy Couture

Richest MMA Fighters - Randy Couture

Net Worth: $17 Million

Randy Couture is an American actor, retired United States Army Sergeant, and former mixed martial artist.

Couture fought in the UFC and won 6 championship titles. As we mentioned earlier in the article; only 3 fighters have ever won titles in multiple weight classes. Randy is one of them, and the other two are Conor McGregor and BJ Penn.

Randy Couture’s net worth is estimated to be $17 million.

“The most important thing that I’ve figured out is that things work out the way they’re supposed to. We try to have all this control and fashion things the way we want, but everything happens for a reason, and in the end it works out the way it’s supposed to.” – Randy Couture


8. Wanderlei Silva

Richest MMA Fighters - Wanderlei Silva

Net Worth: $18 Million

Wanderlei Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who has competed in Japan’s Pride Fighting Championships and the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Silva holds the record for the most wins, knockouts, title defenses, and longest winning streak in PRIDE history. He fought in the Middleweight division.

Wanderlei Silva’s net worth is estimated to be $18 million, making him the 8th richest MMA fighter in the world.

“When I see my opponent, I begin to shake uncontrollably. Once he hits me, I think to myself, you just hit Wanderlei Silva, how dare you hit Wanderlei Silva. Then I try to kill them.” – Wanderlei Silva


7. Fedor Emelianenko

Richest MMA Fighters - Fedor Emelianenko

Net Worth: $18 Million

Fedor Emelianenko is a Russian heavyweight mixed martial artist, sambist, and judoka. He currently competes in the Bellator MMA Championships.

Emelianenko has earned numerous MMA accolades over the years, including the following:

  • Submission/Beatdown of the Year (2008)
  • Knockout of the Year (2009)
  • The heavyweight of the Year
  • Fighter of the Year
  • Fight of the Decade (the 2000’s)

Fedor Emelianenko’s net worth in 2018 is estimated to be $18 million.

“Most importantly, you have to stay true to yourself as well as those fans who made you who you are as an athlete.” – Fedor Emelianenko


6. Anderson Silva

Richest MMA Fighters - Anderson Silva

Net Worth: $18 Million

Anderson Silva is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Middleweight Champion. Silva holds the longest title streak in UFC history with 16 consecutive wins and 10 title defenses.

Anderson Silva is one of the richest MMA fighters in the world with an estimated net worth of $18 million.

“I think you should try… not to try to be better than everyone around you, but try to be better than yourself everyday.” – Anderson Silva


5. Brock Lesnar

Richest MMA Fighters - Brock Lesnar

Net Worth: $22 Million

Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former professional mixed martial artist, and professional American football player.

Lesnar is the former UFC Heavyweight Champion; however, he currently wrestles in the WWE. With a net worth of $22 million, he’s proven to be one of the most successful and richest MMA fighters worldwide.

“I’m a big believer in living out your dreams and facing your fears.” – Brock Lesnar


4. BJ Penn

Richest MMA Fighters - BJ Penn

Net Worth: $22 Million

Jay Dee Penn is an American professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.

Penn has previously won both the Lightweight and Welterweight UFC Championships. Only two other fighters in history have won titles in multiple weight classes.

BJ Penn’s net worth in 2018 is $22 million.

“In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.” – BJ Penn


3. Georges St. Pierre

Richest MMA Fighters - Georges St. Pierre

Net Worth: $25 Million

Georges St-Pierre is a Canadian mixed martial artist and a three-time former Welterweight Champion of the UFC. Many consider him to be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.

Georges St. Pierre made the list of richest MMA fighters in the world with a net worth of $25 million.

“For me, personally, when I’m afraid of something – when you’re afraid of something, normally you try to go away, you try to avoid it. Instead of avoiding it, to overcome your fear, I believe you need to embrace it.” – Georges St. Pierre


2. Rorian Gracie

Richest MMA Fighters - Rorian Gracie

Net Worth: $50 Million

Rorion Gracie is a Brazilian-American Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master, writer, publisher, producer, lecturer, and the co-founder of the UFC.

He is one of the few people in the world to hold a 9th-degree red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is known for introducing Gracie/Brazilian Jiu-jitsu to the world.

Rorian Gracie is one of the richest MMA fighters in the world, with a net worth of $50 million.

“In life, nothing happens to you. It happens for you.” – Rorian Gracie


1. Conor McGregor

Richest MMA Fighters - Conor McGregor

Net Worth: $85 Million

Conor McGregor is an Irish professional MMA fighter in the UFC. He’s also one of the most notorious fighters in the MMA, and has become an incredible sensation over the past couple of years.

Funnily enough, the majority of McGregor’s net worth hasn’t come from his MMA fights. It’s actually come from recently making his boxing debut against the one and only Floyd Mayweather.

Conor McGregor is the richest MMA fighter in the world, with an estimated net worth of $85 million.

“The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.” – Conor McGregor



  1. Conor McGregor
  2. Rorian Gracie
  3. Georges St. Pierre
  4. BJ Penn
  5. Brock Lesnar
  6. Anderson Silva
  7. Fedor Emelianenko
  8. Wanderlei Silva
  9. Randy Couture
  10. Tito Ortiz
  11. Chuck Liddell
  12. Quinton Rampage Jackson
  13. Ronda Rousey
  14. Bas Rutten
  15. Chael Sonnen
  16. Jon Bones
  17. Junior Dos Santos
  18. Frank Mir
  19. Frank Shamrock
  20. Jose Aldo

How many of these fighters did you think were going to appear on the list of the top 20 richest MMA fighters in the world? Leave a comment below.

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan is a young ambitious guy who has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off travelling the world. His mission is to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up." Join Wealthy Gorilla on Facebook.

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Top 45 Self-Improvement Blogs For Men 2018



Top 45 Self Improvement Blogs For Men

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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Richest Comedians in the World

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.



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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The Top 20 Richest Athletes in the World 2018



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



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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