They exercise, they make long and systemic preparation and they are in top of the games. They become rich because of their efforts, not gaining heritance from their family. Richest athletes list ranks US athletes and its wealth based on the salary, winnings, bonuses, endorsements and appearance fees.
We may aware on the world richest man on earth—most of them are businessman. They manage their business; implement smart business ideas or just continuing their family companies. In sport industry, there are no heritance assets as sportsman is required to achieve the best level by train and train.
Now, richest list come from sport industry, and let see the US richest athletes 2011:
- Tiger Woods, (Golf $62,294,116)
- Phil Mickelson, (Golf, $61,185,933)
- LeBron James, (Miami Heat/NBA, $44,500,000)
- Peyton Manning, (Indianapolis Colts/NFL,$38,070,000)
- Alex Rodriguez, (New York Yankees/MLB, $36,000,000)
- Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers/NBA, $34,806,250)
- Kevin Garnett (Boston Celtics/NBA,$32,832,044)
- Matt Ryan (Atlanta Falcons/NFL, $32,700,000)
- Tom Brady (New England Patriots/NFL, $30,007,280)
- Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic/NBA, $28,647,180)
SI.com reveals the US highest earning athletes 2011 by consultation with players’ associations, tour records, agents and news reports. They use endorsement information from Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, other sports-marketing executives and analysts, and agents. Salary figures gathered based on current or most recently completed seasons. SI records salary figures were based on current or most recently completed seasons (the upcoming 2011 season for the NFL). All of the candidate are American citizens and currently active in their sports.
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