- Sports and Recreation
Income/earning of top sportsperson
#1. Floyd Mayweather
This 35 year old boxer tops this list of Highest paid sportsperson. His estimated earnings are 85 million $, and all these earnings are from his winnings & salary. None from endorsements.
#2. Manny Pacquaio
Yet another boxer, Manny Pacquaio comes on the No.2 spot with earnings of 62 million $. Out of this 62 million, 56 million are from his salary & winnings & rest from endorsements of Nike, Hennessy etc.
#3. Tiger Woods
His personal life may not be going well but still he has bagged the No.3 spot with earnings of 55.4 million. Recently Forbes declared the Net Worth of this 36 year old golfer & it was around 500 million $.
#4. LeBron James
This 27 year old Basketball player has earned around 53 million $ so far in 2012. More than 80 % of his earnings are from his endorsements with Big giants like Nike, McDonald's, Coca-Cola etc.
#5. Roger Federer
One of my Favorite Tennis Player, Roger Federer comes on 5th spot with 52.7 million $. More than 90% of the earnings is from endorsements with Companies like Rolex, Nike, Wilson etc.