Kevin Durant, Cristiano Ronaldo and the other highest-paid athletes in the world

Who are the highest-paid athletes in the world?
Prizes and bonuses are part of salaries
Lionel Messi (Argentina) - Football Soccer
LeBron James (USA) - NBA
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) - Football / Soccer
Neymar da Silva (Brazil) - Football / Soccer
Stephen Curry (USA) - NBA
Kevin Durant (USA) - NBA
Roger Federer (Switzerland) - Tennis
Canelo Álvarez (Mexico) - Boxing
Tom Brady (USA) - NFL
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece) – NBA
Where are the women in this list?
Naomi Osaka (USA) - Tennis
Serena Williams (USA) - Tennis
Who are the highest-paid athletes in the world?

In the calendar year of May 1, 2021 and May 1, 2022, the following men made the most money in sports. In the list released by Forbes, salaries of seasons that end after May 2022 - the NFL, European football, and the NBA - have also been counted.

Prizes and bonuses are part of salaries

Salaries include individual prizes and bonuses. Other income concerns sponsorships, licenses, and collaborations. All this has been counted without deducting taxes or business fees.

Lionel Messi (Argentina) - Football Soccer

Total received: US$ 130 million

Salary: $75 million

Sponsorships: $55 million

LeBron James (USA) - NBA

Total received: US$ 121.2 million

Salary: $41.2 million

Sponsorships: $80 million

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) - Football / Soccer

Total received: $115 million

Salary: $60 million

Sponsorships: $55 million

Neymar da Silva (Brazil) - Football / Soccer

Total received: $95 million

Salary: $70 million

Sponsorships: $25 million

Stephen Curry (USA) - NBA

Total received: US$ 92.8 million

Salary: $45.8 million

Sponsorships: $47 million

Kevin Durant (USA) - NBA

Total received: US$ 92.1 million

Salary: $42.1 million

Sponsorships: $50 million

Roger Federer (Switzerland) - Tennis

Total received: US$ 90.7 million

Salary/Tournaments: $0.7 million

Sponsorships: $90 million

Canelo Álvarez (Mexico) - Boxing

Total received: $90 million

Salary/Prizes from fights: $85 million

Sponsorships: $5 million

Tom Brady (USA) - NFL

Total received: $83.9 million

Salary: $31.9 million

Sponsorships: $52 million

Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece) – NBA

Total received: US$ 80.9 million

Salary: $39.9 million

Sponsorships: $41 million

Where are the women in this list?

Forbes's list of the highest-paid athletes consists of 50 names. There are only two women on the list—one of them at position 19 and the other at 31.

Naomi Osaka (USA) - Tennis

Position on the list: 19

Total received: US$ 59.2 million

Serena Williams (USA) - Tennis

Position on the list: 31

Total received: US$ 45.3 million

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