It is no news that sports is high paying venture especially when you are talented enough as well as successful. We bring to you our first part of the highest earning sport stars of 2015.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
The handsome Portuguese and Real Madrid soccer star earned around the region of $80 million in the past year.
4. Lionel Messi
The Argentine and Barcelona forward grossed $74 million for his skills on the soccer field.
5. Roger Federer
The Swiss tennis player served his way to a $67 million paycheck.
6. Lebron James
He might have lost out in the NBA championship in 2015, but King James grossed approximately $65 million on the basketball court and in endorsements.
7. Kevin Durant
The Oklahoma City Thunder baller made earnings to the tune of a cool $54 million in the past 12 months.
8. Phil Mickelson
The professional golfer raked in approximately $51 million in earnings last year.
9. Tiger Woods
Apparently one of golf’s greatest, the golf pro raked in approximately $51 million in endorsements and winnings this year.
10. Kobe Bryant
Nicknamed ‘The Black Mamba’. His skills on the basketball court earned him almost $50 million.