Top 10 Richest Athlete Around the World
29 Jul 2015
- LeBron James – Basketball
Total Earnings – $64.8 million
James came from 3rd spot last 2014, and now he was down 6th. LeBron James is witnessing a burgeoning endorsement portfolio. He recently added Kia Motors to an already impressive portfolio that included Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Samsung, Beats by Dre, Upper Deck, Tencent and Audemars Piguet.
James is the first NBA player to achieve a streak of five straight appearances in the NBA Finals. He is a four time MVP (Most Valuable Player) whose signature Nike shoes generated sales of $340 million, the highest among all active players.
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