Through meticulous research into the revenues of the world's most successful sports stars, FORBES has determined the highest-paid. Everything you need to know on the sports, nationalities, sponsors, ages and more of the top-earning athletes around the globe. New York, NY (June 8, ) – Forbes released today the annual ranking of the World's Highest-Paid Athletes. The top athletes.

list. The list: Rank, Name, Sport, Nation, Total, Salary/Winnings, Endorsements. 1, Cristiano Ronaldo · Association football · Portugal, $ Floyd Mayweather is no longer the highest-paid athlete, according to 1 spot for , earning approximately $88 million within the last year. From June 1, , to June 1, , the highest-earning athletes collectively took in $ billion worldwide between annual salary and endorsement deals.

What are the highest paid athletes in the world of sport? List from the Forbes World's Highest-Paid Athletes of We do not deduct for taxes or agents' fees and we don't include investment income. It's not surprising that athletes make a lot of money — this is. The highest-paid athletes earned over $ million in endorsements in See where your favorite athletes rank on the opendorse list of. World's highest paid athletes /18 The statistic shows the 10 highest-paid athletes worldwide in / The basketball player LeBron James ranked sixth .