Sports is a great mean of entertainment for the audience and for the players it maybe their passion or life. It takes a lot of hard work and perspiration to become successful in any sport. Only few with the greatest determination and talent grow up to reach the stardom. This leads to increase in the commercial value and companies try to capitalise their popularity in marketing their products so as to reach people easily. Here we have a list of top three richest athletes in the world.
Michael Jordan is listed as the richest sports personality in today’s world with a new net worth of $1 billion. One of the most popular basketball player of America recently retired from this spirt and is now building dollar walls via numerous tv commercials and brand endorsements. He is one of the biggest Basketball legends of all time!
Michael Schumacher is still F1’s richest driver despite dropping couple of endorsements after the accident that occurred at a skiing resort in December, 2013. He has a net worth of $800 million. The 7 times Formula One Champion is currently recovering for the brain injuries. Riding horses, skiing, swimming and tennis are few of Schumacher’s hobbies.
Tiger Woods is a renowned American Golf player and broadly known for highest possessions of wealth. He has a net worth of $740 Million. He has bagged a whopping total of $1.4 billion from endorsements, fees, prize money and golf course designs since turning into a professional in 1996. Less than 10% of Woods’ tally is from prize money with sponsorships his main source of revenue. He has won 65 PGA Tour events and 14 major championships in his entire career.
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