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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

The World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes 2014

Floyd Mayweather
This is a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world for 2014 as ranked by Forbes magazine on their earnings...take a look at the table after the cut.


Sortable table
Rank Name Sport Nation Total Salary/Winnings Endorsements
1 Floyd Mayweather Boxing United States $105 million $105 million $0
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Football Portugal $80 million $52 million $28 million
3 LeBron James Basketball United States $72.3 million $19.3 million $53 million
4 Lionel Messi Football Argentina $64.7 million $41.7 million $23 million
5 Kobe Bryant Basketball United States $61.5 million $30.5 million $31 million
6 Tiger Woods Golf United States $61.2 million $6.2 million $55 million
7 Roger Federer Tennis Switzerland $56.2 million $4.2 million $52 million
8 Phil Mickelson Golf United States $53.2 million $5.2 million $48 million
9 Rafael Nadal Tennis Spain $44.5 million $14.5 million $30 million
10 Matt Ryan American football United States $43.8 million $42 million $1.8 million
11 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Philippines $41.8 million $41 million $0.8 million
12 Zlatan Ibrahimović Football Sweden $40.4 million $36.4 million $4 million
13 Derrick Rose Basketball United States $36.6 million $17.6 million $19 million
14 Gareth Bale Football Wales $36.4 million $25.4 million $11 million
15 Radamel Falcao Football Colombia $35.4 million $32.4 million $3 million
16 Neymar Football Brazil $33.6 million $17.6 million $16 million
17 Novak Djokovic Tennis Serbia $33.1 million $12.1 million $21 million
18 Matthew Stafford American football United States $33 million $31.5 million $1.5 million
19 Lewis Hamilton Formula 1 England $32 million $29 million $3 million
20 Kevin Durant Basketball United States $31.9 million $17.9 million $14 million
21 Fernando Alonso Formula 1 Spain $31 million $29 million $2 million
22 Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket India $30 million $4 million $26 million
23 Dwyane Wade Basketball United States $29.9 million $18.9 million $11 million
24 Carmelo Anthony Basketball United States $29.4 million $21.4 million $8 million
25 Wladimir Klitschko Boxing Ukraine $28 million $24 million $4 million
26 Peyton Manning American football United States $27.1 million $15.1 million $12 million
27 Amar'e Stoudemire Basketball United States $26.7 million $21.7 million $5 million
28 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Auto racing United States $25.9 million $14.9 million $11 million
29 Dwight Howard Basketball United States $25.5 million $20.5 million $5 million
30 Cliff Lee Baseball United States $25.3 million $25.1 million $0.2 million
31 Joe Mauer Baseball United States $24.8 million $23 million $1.8 million
32 Miguel Cabrera Baseball Venezuela $24.6 million $22.6 million $2 million
33 Zack Greinke Baseball United States $24.5 million $24.4 million $0.05 million
34 Maria Sharapova Tennis Russia $24.4 million $2.4 million $22 million
35 Derek Jeter Baseball United States $24.3 million $15.3 million $9 million
35 Rory McIlroy Golf Northern Ireland $24.3 million $4.3 million $20 million
36 Chris Paul Basketball United States $24.2 million $18.7 million $5.5 million
37 CC Sabathia Baseball United States $24.2 million $23 million $1.2 million
39 Prince Fielder Baseball United States $23.9 million $23.5 million $0.4 million
40 Darrelle Revis American football United States $23.8 million $23 million $0.8 million
41 Li Na Tennis China $23.6 million $5.6 million $18 million
42 Jimmie Johnson Auto racing United States $23.5 million $17 million $6.5 million
43 Wayne Rooney Football England $23.4 million $18.4 million $5 million
44 Sergio Agüero Football Argentina $23.3 million $18.3 million $5 million
45 Usain Bolt Track and field Jamaica $23.2 million $0.2 million $23 million
46 Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Germany $23.2 million $22.7 million $0.5 million
47 Blake Griffin Basketball United States $23 million $16.5 million $6.5 million
48 Alex Rodriguez Baseball United States $22.9 million $22.6 million $0.3 million
48 Johan Santana Baseball Venezuela $22.9 million $22.5 million $0.4 million
50 Mark Teixeira Baseball United States $22.7 million $22.5 million $0.2 million
51 Matt Kemp Baseball United States $22.6 million $21.8 million $0.8 million
52 Joe Johnson Basketball United States $22.5 million $21.5 million $1 million
53 Geno Atkins American football United States $22.4 million $22.3 million $0.05 million
53 Ryan Howard Baseball United States $22.4 million $21.7 million $0.7 million
55 Aaron Rodgers American football United States $22 million $14.5 million $7.5 million
55 Serena Williams Tennis United States $22 million $11 million $11 million
57 Chris Bosh Basketball United States $21.8 million $19.3 million $2.5 million
57 Pau Gasol Basketball Spain $21.8 million $19.3 million $2.5 million
59 Yaya Touré Football Ivory Coast $21.7 million $19.2 million $2.5 million
60 Robinson Canó Baseball Dominican Republic $21.5 million $18 million $3.5 million
61 Adrian Gonzalez Baseball United States $21.5 million $21.1 million $0.4 million
62 Joe Haden American football United States $21.4 million $21.2 million $0.15 million
63 Fernando Torres Football Spain $21.3 million $17.8 million $3.5 million
64 Henrik Stenson Golf Sweden $21.2 million $18 million $3.2 million
65 Vernon Wells Baseball United States $21.1 million $21 million $0.1 million
66 Canelo Álvarez Boxing Mexico $21 million $19.5 million $1.5 million
66 Drew Brees American football United States $21 million $10 million $11 million
66 Eli Manning American football United States $21 million $13.5 million $7.5 million
69 Julius Peppers American football United States $20.8 million $20.4 million $0.4 million
70 Cole Hamels Baseball United States $20.7 million $20.5 million $0.2 million
70 Jason Peters American football United States $20.7 million $20.7 million $0.05 million
70 Justin Verlander Baseball United States $20.7 million $20.2 million $0.5 million
73 Tim Lincecum Baseball United States $20.6 million $20.3 million $0.25 million
74 Carl Crawford Baseball United States $20.5 million $20.2 million $0.3 million
75 Matt Cain Baseball United States $20.4 million $20 million $0.4 million
75 Barry Zito Baseball United States $20.4 million $20.3 million $0.1 million
77 Félix Hernández Baseball Venezuela $20.3 million $20.1 million $0.2 million
77 Albert Pujols Baseball Dominican Republic $20.3 million $18.3 million $2 million
79 Deron Williams Basketball United States $20 million $18.5 million $1.5 million
80 David Ortiz Baseball Dominican Republic $19.8 million $14.8 million $5 million
81 Robin van Persie Football Netherlands $19.5 million $16.5 million $3 million
82 Russell Westbrook Basketball United States $19.2 million $14.7 million $4.5 million
83 Sebastian Vettel Formula 1 Germany $19 million $18 million $1 million
84 Carlos Dunlap American football United States $18.8 million $18.7 million $0.05 million
84 Zach Randolph Basketball United States $18.8 million $18.3 million $0.5 million
86 Steven Gerrard Football England $18.7 million $13.2 million $5.5 million
86 Jeff Gordon Auto racing United States $18.7 million $13.7 million $5 million
88 Rudy Gay Basketball United States $18.6 million $17.9 million $0.7 million
89 Larry Fitzgerald American football United States $18.5 million $17 million $1.5 million
89 Mesut Özil Football Germany $18.5 million $12.5 million $6 million
91 Branden Albert American football United States $18.4 million $18.4 million $0.035 million
92 Franck Ribéry Football France $18.3 million $16.8 million $1.5 million
93 Alfonso Soriano Baseball Dominican Republic $18.1 million $18 million $0.05 million
94 Jairus Byrd American football United States $18 million $17.9 million $0.1 million
95 Adam Scott Golf Australia $17.7 million $8.7 million $9 million
96 Terrell Suggs American football United States $17.6 million $17.4 million $0.2 million
97 Brandon Marshall American football United States $17.5 million $16.8 million $0.7 million
97 Jayson Werth Baseball United States $17.5 million $17.3 million $0.2 million
99 Matt Holliday Baseball United States $17.4 million $17.2 million $0.2 million
100 Luis Suárez Football Uruguay $17.3 million $13.3 million $4 million

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