Top 15  Highest-Paid Athletes In the World for 2022

Do you have a favorite athlete? If so, do you know how much money he or she makes? What follows is a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world – not only right now but of all time!

Millions of sports fans will attest to each of these individuals’ priceless talent nurtured by years of hard work, persistence, passion, and discipline. In the real world, such talent is monetized.

Last year, McGregor made $180 million. $130 million came from selling his majority stake in Proper Twelve’s Irish whiskey brand.

1. Conor McGregor: MMA Fighter

Earning a total income of $130 million last year with another $55 million in endorsements, Lionel Messi’s net worth is estimated between $400 and 600 million.

2. Lionel Messi: Soccer Player

This Manchester United footballer takes home a salary of $70 million combined with $50 million in endorsements, leaving him with a total net worth of $120 million.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Soccer Player

Dak has a combined wealth of $107.5 million, including $97.5 million from his salary and $10 million from various sponsorships.

Dak Prescott:  Football Quarterback

LeBron earned an annual income of $126.9 million from his combined salary and endorsements.

LeBron James: Basketball Player

Coming in with close competition to our fifth contender, Neymar has amassed $95 million.

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior: Soccer Player

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