Times have changed from the period when athletes used to live an averagely quiet life to this new age where these sportsmen are paid handsomely and featured on various social platforms.
Many of these modern-day athletes earn a ridiculous amount that afford them these luxury lifestyles. This applies to where they live, clothes and most importantly, their cars. These sportsmen are not just rich; they are ‘rich rich’. They have paid their dues in their respective sports over the years through their sweats and consistency at the top.
Naijauto.com has compiled list of 25 richest sportsmen in the world and the kind of cars we will find in their garage. Some of these cars are so expensive that their monetary value will be enough to purchase a lower-tier clubside. We will start our countdown of the richest athletes in the world from the least paid active athlete to the highest paid on the planet.
To know who is the world richest sportsman in terms of earnings from salaries, winnings and endorsements, check out the list below:
25. Phil Mickelson - Net worth of $400 million (~ ₦152.3b)
The 50 year-old golfer from the United States is one of the highest paid athletes in the world right now. Phil Mickelson earns as much as $40.8 million (₦15.5 billion) annually with net worth tuned around $400 million.
He has won five major championships and 44 PGA Tour events. Mickelson is ranked on the second position behind the famous Tiger Wood among the active players in golf sport.
Earning a massive $40 million from endorsements is more than enough to afford any luxury car of his choice
Over his long illustrious career, Mickelson has earned around $750 million with new endorsement deals with hat brand Melin and Amstel Light.
"I think it's more than whether or not you win or lose. It's having that opportunity on that final round, final nine, to come down the stretch with a chance to win."
The middle-age golfer owns exotic cars such as an Aston Martin Vanquish and a Bentley Continental GT.
24. Kyrie Irving - Net worth of $90 million (~ ₦34.2b)
In 2014, Irving signed a 4-year deal estimated around $141 million with the Brooklyn Nets after spending 2 years with the Boston Celtics. Also, Kyrie Irving was among the top performers for the NBA side Cleveland Cavaliers, who won their very first NBA championship in 2016.
The American basketball star has a special love for luxury and fast cars
The decorated NBA player starred in the viral Pepsi campaign and his Nike shoe is among the bestsellers, which is worn by lots of NBA players. The American also has an endorsement deals with General Mills and Aleve in a movie that grossed around $47 million.
"The only thing I command is respect."
Kyrie Irving's cars
With annual earnings tuned around $41 million (₦15.6 billion), we do not expect anything less of luxury in his garage. Kyrie Irving owns a Ferrari 458, a Jeep Wrangler, an Audi R8 (black) and a white custom-made Audi R8.
23. Novak Djokovic - Net worth of $220 million (~ ₦83.7b)
The Serbian Tennis player has won 5 of the last 7 Grand Slam title and seventeen overall with 8 Australian Opens. It is safe to say Novak Djokovic is one of the biggest tennis players on the planet right now. He is one of the three tennis players in the men category to have 4 Slam crowns at the same time.
The Serbian has an all-time career prize of $144 million. In terms of career titles, he is only third behind the legendary Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He reportedly earns $44.6 million (₦16.97 billion) from winnings, sponsorship deals and appearances.
The ace tennis player Djokovic added Peugeot brand to his long list of endorsements in 2020
“The winner is the one who believes in victory more.”
Novak Djokovic's cars
Djokovic has top endorsement deals with Lacoste and Peugeot, which runs to millions in dollars. He isn’t only a committed tennis player, but a big fan of beautiful cars. Djokovic drives expensive cars such as Bentley Continental GT, Mercedes-Benz S500, Audi R8, Peugeot car, Aston Martin, BMW M55D and many others.
22. Drew Brees - Net worth of $50 million (~ ₦19.03b)
The career of this American National Football League (NFL) player is quite laudable. Drew Brees, who plays as a quarter back, holds the record in NFL for the most player in passing yards, receiving thirteen Pro Bowl nods.
Brees is currently playing for New Orleans Saints, where he just signed a $50 million contract with signing bonus estimated around $23 million.
The NFL QB star has received thirteen Pro Bowl nods and all-time leader in passing yards
Over the course of his 19-year-old career, he has earned over $247 million and tops the charts of NFL players when it comes to sponsorship fees. He has investments in several ventures such as service Waitr, a food delivery, and Jimmy John’s and Dunkin’ franchises.
“You are either getting better or getting worse, but you are never staying the same.”
Drew Brees' cars
Drew Brees owns a Bugatti Veyron that set him back around $2.2 million. He owns other exotic models such as a Ford Mustang, a BMW saloon car and a Tesla model. As of 2020, his annual income is put at $44.8 million (₦17.04 billion).
21. Tom Brady - Net worth of $200 million (~ ₦76.1b)
Tom Brady has won the Super Bowl Championship six times. He recently signed a 2-year deal worth around $50 million with the Bucs after spending 2 decades with the Patriots.
Brady is widely considered as the all-time quarter back with 14 Pro Bowl nods, 3 NFL MVP trophies and a record Super Bowl tally. His earnings in 2020 is put at $45 million (₦17.12 billion).
Tom Brady's impressive car collection is worth over $4 million
"If you don't play to win, don't play at all."
Tom Brady's cars
Tom Brady has an incredible car collection estimated to worth more than $4 million. He owns a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, an Aston Martin DB11, Rolls-Royce Ghost, a Limited Edition TB12 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante, a Ferrari M458-T, an Audi R8 and a Land Rover Range Rover.
20. Deontay Wilder - Net worth of $30 million (~ ₦11.4b)
The 35-year-old Deontay Wilder was the holder of the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 till 2020, the period when he was unbeaten for 43 matches until his recent loss at the hand of Tyson Fury.
The highly decorated American boxer earned a whopping $25 million from his last fight with Fury which became his highest earning in a match till date. He also won the bronze medal at the Olympics in 2008.
His yearly income from fights and endorsements is put at $46.5 million (₦17.6 billion).
Deontay Wilder's latest defeat to fury takes nothing away from his incredible garage of exotic cars
"I was born a leader, never a follower. I never felt peer pressure. If the group goes left, I go right."
Deontay Wilder's cars
Like other popular figures in the world of sport, Wilder owns some incredible cars in his collection. His garage comprises expensive models such as Rolls Royce Phantom, Lamborghini Aventador, Rolls Royce Cullinan, Polaris Slingshot, Metallic Hummer H2 and a Dodge Challenger.
19. Anthony Joshua - Net worth of $55 million (~ ₦20.9b)
The Nigerian-British heavyweight champion was undefeated for 22 professional fights until his shocking loss to the Mexican Andy Ruiz Jnr. Joshua reportedly left his $1 billion deal between his promoter, streaming service DAZN and Matchroom Sports in 2018.
His portfolio of endorsement deals includes Jaguar Land Rover, Under Armour, Sky Sports, Hugo Boss and Beats. The 31-year-old boxer earned over $35 million from his last fight against Andy Ruiz, which he won.
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has a special love for his customized Range Rover
“Just set yourself a goal and try and stick to it. Because you’ll always end up better than where you started.
Anthony Joshua's cars
He makes as much as $47 million (₦17.8 billion), making him one of the highest paid athletes on our list.
18. Giannis Antetokounmpo - Net worth of $40 million (~ ₦15.2b)
The 4-time All-Star agreed to a 4-year deal with the Bucks estimated around $100 million in 2016. Giannis was named the Most Valuable Player in the 2018/19 NBA championship.
In 2019, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Zoom Freak 1 was the biggest initial signature shoe launch in Nike basketball history. Disney is also working in collaboration with Antetokounmpo to shoot a film around his biography, set for release in 2022. The endorsement deals of this prolific Greek basketball player with top companies like Nike, 2K Sport and Hulu run around $28 million.
The Greek NBA star is known to have a special place for BMW cars in his heart
"What's the reason I'm playing basketball? I do it because I love it, I do it because of my family, and that's it. I don't do it because of the money. I don't do it because of the fame. I just do it because I love it, and I do it for my family because my family enjoys it."
Giannis Antetokounmpo's cars
17. James Harden - Net worth of $47.7 million (~ ₦18.1b)
With staggering $47.8 million (₦18.18 billion) yearly earnings, NBA James Harden takes the 17th position on our list of richest sportsmen on earth.
The American basketball player signed a 4-year extension deal in 2017 that will run through the 2022/23 season. The deal is said to worth around $171 million and Harden will earn $47 million in the last year on the contract.
The Houston Rockets man was named the league’s MVP in 2018, scooping the runner-up position in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
Harden doesn't only play basketball well, he also drives some awesome cars quite well
Harden was signed by Adidas for an incredible $200 million, making him the one of the faces of the brand’s campaign in the NBA. The deal would run from 2015 till 2028.
He also reportedly owns a small stake in the Houston Dynamo of MLS through his $15 million investment.
"If you have a dream, chase it no matter what it takes."
James Harden's cars
When it comes to what he drives, He is a man of high taste and style as well. A Rolls Royce Wraith, a Range Rover Autobiography and a Bentley Bentayga are some of the expensive cars you will find in James Harden’s garage.
16. Conor McGregor - Net worth of $110 million (~ ₦41.8b)
Speaking of the martial art sport, there is no other name that comes to mind other than Conor McGregor.
McGregor renewed his sponsorship deal in 2018 with Reebok, putting him at $5 million yearly income from the brand. The same year, he established his own whiskey brand, which is available in many countries.
He made a stunning $30 million for knocking out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in January, 2020.
The UFC veteran makes more than enough money from fights and appearance to acquire cars of taste
The Irish man makes a mouthwatering $48 million (₦18.26 billion) yearly, making him one of the highest paid sportsmen in the world right now.
Conor McGregor's cars
Conor McGregor has quite an impressive car collection. He owns a Rolls Royce Ghost, a Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, a Cadillac Escalade, a Lamborghini Aventador, a BMW i8, a McLaren 650S, a Mercedes-AMG S550 Coupe and a Range Rover model.
15. Jared Goff - Net worth of $30 million (~ ₦11.4b)
Jared Goff signed a 4-year deal in 2019 with the Los Angeles Rams, worth around $134 million, plus a signing bonus of $25 million.
The NFL player makes a staggering $49 million (₦18.6 billion) annually from sponsorship deals and salaries, making him one of the richest athletes in the world. Goff makes around $2 million from sponsorship deals with top brands such as Red Bull, Nike, Pizza Hut, Bose, Banana Republic and BMW.
He also owns a clothing line “JG16”, which he launched in 2019.
The Audi R8 and Ford Focus are part of the cars you will find in Jared Golf's garage
"I think I can be a guy who can make an impact right away."
Jared Goff's cars
When it comes to what he drives, we expect nothing less of luxury considering the amount he rakes in on yearly basis. Jared Golf is said to own a car collection worth $1.3 million, which includes an Audi R8 and a Ford Focus.
14. Rory McIlroy - Net worth of $122 million (~ ₦46.4b)
Rory McIlroy is only behind Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson when it comes to marketing value and earnings off the course. He earned an estimated $15 million for winning the FedEx Cup and Tour Championship in 2019.
McIlroy partnered with NBC Sports in 2019 to launch Golfpass, an initiative to bring improvement to the sport. He held the number one position earlier in 2020 in the World Golf Rankings.
With an annual income of $52 million, the British golfer has quite an exquisite taste for exotic cars
"The great thing about my two lives is I love them both. I'm very ambitious and nothing gets in the way of me practising and concentrating on winning golf tournaments. But then I come home and get back to normality."
Rory McIlroy's cars
The British golfer is living life to the fullest. Making $52 million (₦19.7 billion) yearly is more than enough for him to parade exotic cars such as a Bentley car, a Lamborghini LP 560-4, an Audi RS6, a BMW I3, BMW I8, a Ferrari F430, a Lamborghini Aventador, a Bugatti Veyron and a Range Rover Sport.
13. Lewis Hamilton - Net worth of $285 million (~ ₦108.5b)
The year 2020 is a memorable year for the British formula One driver when he equaled Michael Schumacher’s record on the championship-winning table.
Lewis Hamilton earns a whopping $54 million (₦20.5 billion) yearly from his contract with Mercedes and sponsorship deals. He recently signed a deal with telecommunication giant Vodafone in 2020.
The Mercedes Formula 1 driver enjoys cruising in his own cars when not on the track
In 2018, Hamilton partnered with Tommy Hilfiger to promote its clothing line.
“My saying is; We win and lose together. I think that really does apply to both my fans, family and the team.”
Lewis Hamilton's cars
The ace driver owns one of the most impressive car collections out there. Whenever he is not driving for Mercedes-Petronas on the circuit, he could decide to cruise in any of his exotic cars such as McLaren P1, 1966 Shelby Cobra 427, Ferrari LaFerrari, Vision Mercedes Maybach 6, Pagani Zonda 760, Mercedes AMG GTR, Ferrari 599 Aperta, Mercedes Maybach S600, Mercedes AMG G63, Mercedes SLS AMG, Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 and Mercedes AMG Project One.
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12. Russell Westbrook - Net worth of $53.7 million (~ ₦20.4b)
In 2019, Russell Westbrook moved to Houston Rockets after spending eleven seasons with the Oklahoma City.
He signed a 5-year extension deal worth $207 million with the Thunder in 2017, which was tagged as the biggest deal ever in the league on total monetary value.
Westbrook won the MVP award in 2017 and an Olympic Gold medal. His total annual income stands at $56 million (₦21.3 billion).
The Olympic gold medalist owns a Mazda CX, a Dodge and Lamborghini Aventador
"I'm never satisfied. I'm always trying to get better and learn from my mistakes."
Russell Westbrook's cars
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11. Tyson Fury - Net worth of $40 million (~ ₦15.2b)
One of the major highlights in Tyson Fury’s illustrious boxing career was knocking the undefeated Deontay Wilder in their rematch in 2020, which got him a cheque of $26 million.
Tyson Fury, who is a 2-time heavyweight world’s boxing champion, has never been defeated in a boxing match before. He was tied once, which was the first match against Wilder in 2018.
His special appearance in 2019 at the WWE event in Saudi Arabia reportedly earned him lots of money.
The undefeated heavyweight boxer owns several expensive cars
Fury makes as much as $57 million (₦21.6 billion) from boxing and sponsorship deals.
“I pray for forgiveness, for help and guidance, to be a better person, for the health of my family, for the world to be a better place.”
Tyson Fury's cars
The ‘Gypsy King’ as fondly called by fans has an exquisite taste for luxury cars. He owns a Rolls-Royce Phantom, a Mercedes S-Class, a Ferrari California, a Ferrari GTC superstar, a Ferrari Portofino, a Rolls Royce Dawn, a Ferrari GTC4 Lusso and a Range Rover Sport SVR.
10. Carson Wentz - Net worth of $45 million (~ ₦17.1b)
Carson Wentz agreed to a contract extension in 2019 with Philadelphia Eagles, a team in the NFL, which was said to worth around $128 million for a period of 4 years. His endorsement portfolio is quite impressive with the likes of Nike, NRG, Bobcat, Amazon, Bose, BlackRidge Bank, Sanford Heath and Scheels. Wentz holds the single-season records for touchdowns, completions and passing yards.
Carson Wentz recently put up his super rare green Dodge Challenger SRT Demon for sale
"I’m a very motivated person. I don’t need extra motivation."
Carson Wentz's cars
Recently, Carson Wentz put up his super rare 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon with custom wheels for sale. He has a love for muscle and performance cars. He also owns a Chevy Silverado truck, a Cadillac CT6 and a Range Rover SUV. His annual income is estimated at $59.1 million (₦22.4 billion).
9. Kirks Cousins - Net worth of $70 million (~ ₦26.6b)
Kirks Cousins, who plays as a quarterback for the Viking, signed a $66 million worth of contract extension recently. This 2-year contract would also include a signing bonus of $30 million. With this new contract, Cousins emerged as the highest paid player in American Football between 2019 and 2020.
From winnings, salaries and endorsements, Cousins makes an estimated $60.5 million (₦23.04 billion) annually.
Despite having several exotic cars in his garage, Cousins still loves driving the converted dented van
"Champions are built on a thousand invisible mornings.'
Kirk Cousins' cars
Kirk Cousins drives a surprising converted dented van he bought from his grandmother after the demise of his grandfather. He owns expensive cars in his collection such as the GMC Yukon, Mercedes-Benz C Class, Alfa Romeo Tuettottanta and a Ferrari F12 Mansory La Revoluzione.
Kirk Cousins' car collection is said to worth around $5 million.
8. Tiger Woods - Net worth of $700 million (~ ₦266.1b)
At $62.3 million (₦23.7 billion) income, Tiger Woods is unarguably one of the most celebrated golfers in history.
He has earned an estimated $1.6 billion from course design fees, appearances and endorsements since he made his first appearance in 1996.
He won the first PGA Tour in 5 years at the Tour Championship in 2018. Woods got another one at the 2019 Masters.
Tiger Woods makes huge bulk of cash from designing course, making special appearances and sponsorships
“The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today. And that's how I look at my life. I will be a better golfer, I will be a better person, I will be a better father, I will be a better husband, I will be a better friend. That's the beauty of tomorrow.”
Tiger Wood's cars
7. Kevin Durant - Net worth of $170 million (~ ₦64.7b)
The NBA superstar Kevin Durant signed a 4-year deal contract worth $164 million with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019. He reportedly earns an estimated $35 million from various sponsorship deals in total.
Kevin Durant, who has won the NBA all-star 10 times, has investments with 40 companies. He makes a whopping $63.9 million (₦24.3 billion) yearly from salaries and other engagements.
The NBA star, who is also a serial businessman, parades luxury cars from different brands in his collection
“With everything I do, I just try to be myself.”
Kevin Durant's cars
6. Stephen Curry - Net worth of $130 million (~ ₦49.4b)
In 2017, Curry signed a $200 million contract, which made him the highest paid NBA player for 3 consecutive seasons. The same year he founded his company SC30, which is in charge of managing his charity, investments and brand partnerships.
He makes $74.4 million (₦28.3 billion) from endorsements and salaries.
Stephen Curry has been the highest-paid NBA player for the past 3 seasons now
"Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice."
Stephen Curry's cars
Stephen Curry owns a 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a Porsche Panamera Turbo S, a 2018 Infiniti Q50, a Tesla Model X 90D, a 2016 Kia Sorrento SXL, a Cadillac Escalade, a Mercedes Benz G55, and a Range Rover SUV.
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5. Lebron James - Net worth of $480 million (~ ₦182.7b)
Lebron is regarded as one of the greatest NBA players of all time. The 4-time NBA MVP signed a four years contract worth $153 million with the L.A Lakers in 2018. James co-owns 19 Blaze Pizza franchises in South Florida and Chicago.
Lebron James is widely considered as one of the greatest NBA players of all time to grace the court
In 2018, The NBA superstar partnered with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lindsey Vonn and Cindy Crawford to create a wellness and health company. As of 2020, Lebron James earns an estimated $88.2 million (₦33.5 billion).
“Maybe my pain was motivation.”
Lebron James' cars
Lebron James drives a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, a Ferrari 599, Ferrari 458 Spider, a Ferrari F430 Spider, a Mercedes-Benz Maybach 57S, a Maybach S650, a Porsche 911 Turbo S and a Rolls Royce Phantom.
4. Neymar - Net worth of $200 million (~ ₦76.1b)
Neymar signed a $350 million with Paris Saint-Germain that would span over 5 years. He set a world record transfer fee of $266 million when he moved from Barcelona to the French club. Neymar was the first soccer ambassador for Nike’s Jordan in 2016.
The Brazilian annual earnings stay at $95.5 million (₦36.3 billion).
Such expensive car collection suits Neymar's repute for luxury lifestyle
"The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself."
Neymar has a reputation for collecting expensive cars such as Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita, Lamborghini Veneno, Lykan Hypersport, Aston Martin Vulcan, Ferrari 458 Italia, Mercedes AMG, Maserati MC12, Volkswagen Touareg, V8 FSI, Volvo XC 60, Audi R8 Spyder and an Audi RS7 Sportback.
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3. Lionel Messi - Net worth of $400 million (~ ₦152.3b)
The Barcelona superstar is widely considered as one of the greatest footballers to grace the sport. He has won the best player award and European golden shoe for a record of 6 times.
He earns more than $80 million as a salary in his latest contract with the Catalan side. Messi has a lifelong sponsorship deal with Adidas, where he went on to launch his own clothing line in 2019. The Argentine is the third on our list with an incredible yearly income of $104 million (₦39.5 billion).
The Barcelona superstar complements his brilliant career with fascinating collection of exotic cars
“You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.”
Lionel Messi's cars
Lionel Messi might portray himself as being quiet, reserved and private on the field of play, but Messi's amazing car collection isn’t. He owns a Ferrari 355 S Spider Scaglietti, a Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, an Audi R8 Spyder, a Maserati GranTurismo S, a Lexus RX 450h, a Range Rover Vogue, an Audi RS6 Avant Performance, a Ferrari F430 Spider, a Pagani Zonda Tricolore, an Audi Q7, a Dodge Challenger SRT8, a Range Rover Sport and a Cadillac Escalade.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo - Net worth of $450 million (~ ₦171.3b)
The Juventus superstar is the most followed sportsman on the planet, with an estimated 200 million followers on Instagram.
He decided to take a pay cut of $64 million when he joined Juventus on a 4-year deal to move from Real Madrid in 2018. He has won the FIFA Player of the Year Award 5 times, only second to Lionel Messi. He is the all-time top scorer in the prestigious UEFA Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most celebrated athletes ever, both on field and off field.
Cristiano Ronaldo's car collection is quite an envy to many collectors out there
“I am not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well. More important than that, I feel an endless need to learn, to improve, to evolve, not only to please the coach and the fans, but also to feel satisfied with myself. It is my conviction that here are no limits to learning, and that it can never stop, no matter what our age.”
Cristiano Ronaldo's cars
Ronaldo’s lifelong rivalry with Messi doesn’t only end in terms of trophies and individual achievements. It also goes to what the legendary duo drive. Earning as much as $105 million (₦39.9 billion) from salary and sponsorship deals with Nike, Herbal Life and so on.
Ronaldo has always cemented himself as one of the best collectors of supercars on the planet. The Portuguese owns a one-off Bugatti La Voiture, which is considered the most expensive car on the planet. He also owns other exotic models such as Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari 599 GTO, McLaren MP4 12C, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Maserati GranCabrio, Bentley Continental GTC, Audi Q7, Audi RS6, Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI, Porsche 911 Carrera 2S Cabriolet and a Mercedes Benz C-Class Sports Coupe.
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1. Roger Federer - Net worth of $450 million (~ ₦171.3b)
The top richest sportsman in the world based on annual income is the iconic tennis superstar Roger Federer. This feat is owed to mouthwatering endorsement deals and appearances. He signed a 10-year deal with Japanese brand apparel Uniqlo, which is said to worth around $300 million. Federer is considered the greatest tennis player of all time in the men category.
Roger Federer is known to own several Mercedes-Benz models in his garage
“There is no way around hard work. Embrace it. You have to put in the hours because there’s always something which you can improve. ”
Roger Federer's cars
Roger Federer’s car collection is nothing short of remarkable. The Switzerland-born tennis ace owns a Mercedes Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes E Class Cabriolet, a Mercedes Benz SL, a Range Rover SUV, a Lexus LX, a Mercedes 4Matic R-Class, a Mercedes –Benz V-Class minivan and several other Mercedes models. Most of these Mercedes luxury cars were reportedly gifted to him from the partnership with the German automaker despite his annual income of $106.3 million (₦40.4 billion).
|Ranking||Name||Net worth in $||Net worth in ₦||Earnings in $||Earnings in ₦|
|1.||Roger Federer||$450 million||₦171.3 billion||$106.3 million||₦40.4 billion|
|2.||Cristiano Ronaldo||$450 million||₦171.3 billion||$105 million||₦39.9 billion|
|3.||Lionel Messi||$400 million||₦152.3 billion||$104 million||₦39.5 billion|
|4.||Neymar Jnr.||$200 million||₦76.1 billion||$95.5 million||₦36.3 billion|
|5.||Lebron James||$480 million||₦182.7 billion||$88.2 million||₦33.5 billion|
|6.||Stephen Curry||$130 million||₦49.4 billion||$74.4 million||₦28.3 billion|
|7.||Kevin Durant||$170 million||₦64.7 billion||$63.9 million||₦24.3 billion|
|8.||Tiger Woods||$700 million||₦266.1 billion||$62.3 million||₦23.7 billion|
|9.||Kirk Cousins||$70 million||₦26.6 billion||$60.5 million||₦23.04 billion|
|10.||Carson Wentz||$45 million||₦17.1 billion||$59.1 million||₦22.4 billion|
|11.||Tyson Fury||$40 million||₦15.2 billion||$57 million||₦21.6 billion|
|12.||Russell Westbrook||$53.7 million||₦20,4 billion||$56 million||₦21.3 billion|
|13.||Lewis Hamilton||$285 million||₦108.5 billion||$54 million||₦20.5 billion|
|14.||Rory McIlroy||$122 million||₦46.4 billion||$52 million||₦19.7 billion|
|15.||Jared Golf||$30 million||₦11.4 billion||$49 million||₦18.6 billion|
|16.||Conor McGregor||$110 million||₦41.8 billion||$48 million||₦18.26 billion|
|17.||James Harden||$47.7 million||₦18.1 billion||$47.8 million||₦18.18 billion|
|18.||Giannis Antetokounmpo||$40 million||₦15.2 billion||$47.6 million||₦18.1 billion|
|19.||Anthony Joshua||$55 million||₦20.9 billion||$47 million||₦17.8 billion|
|20.||Deontay Wilder||$30 million||₦11.4 billion||$46.5 million||₦17.6 billion|
|21.||Tom Brady||$200 million||₦76.1 billion||$45 million||₦17.12 billion|
|22.||Drew Brees||$50 million||₦19.03 billion||$44.8 million||₦17.04 billion|
|23.||Novak Djokovic||$220 million||₦83.7 billion||$44.6 million||₦16.97 billion|
|24.||Kyrie Irving||$90 million||₦34.2 billion||$41 million||₦15.6 billion|
|25.||Phil Mickelson||$400 million||₦152.3 billion||$40.8 million||₦15.5 billion|
The names on our list of richest sportsmen in the world are carefully chosen from a reliable source and solely on their earnings from salaries, sponsorship deals and other engagements.
These athletes are highly marketable and they make up for such long hours of sweat and consistency with their impressive car collection.
By now, we expect us to know who is the richest athlete in the world 2020 which is Roger Federer!