20 Highest Paid Sportpersons in 2015

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While regularly playing sports is known to be beneficial to your health, becoming a professional sportsperson could also benefit your bank balance.

These days, due to the global popularity of sports – football, boxing, tennis, golf, cricket – players get paid handsomely for their time and commitment on the field. So you are not very old, you might opt for a change in career after seeing the salaries of these 20 sportspersons in 2015.

20. Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

Name Derrick Martell Rose
Date of Birth October 4, 1988
Sport Basketball
Team Chicago Bulls
Nation United States
Asset $15 Million

19. Jon Lester

Jon Lester

Name Jonathan Tyler Lester
Date of Birth January 7, 1984
Sport Baseball
Team Chicago Cubs
Nation United States
Asset $34.1 million

18. Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

Name Gareth Frank Bale
Date of Birth July 16, 1989
Sport Football
Team Real Madrid
Nation  United Kingdom
Asset $35 million

17. Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso

Name Fernando Alonso Diaz
Date of Birth July 29, 1981
Sport Formula 1
Team McLaren-Honda
Nation Spain
Asset $35.5 million

16. Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh

Name Ndamukong Suh
Date of Birth January 6, 1987
Sport American Football
Team Miami Dolphins
Nation United States
Asset $38.6 Million

15. Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

Name Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
Date of Birth January 7, 1985
Sport Formula 1
Team Mercedes
Nation United Kingdom
Asset $39 Million

14. Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Name Zlatan Ibrahimović
Date of Birth October 3, 1981
Sport Football
Team Paris Saint-Germain
Nation Sweden
Asset $39.1 Million

13. Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

Name Novak Djokovic
Date of Birth May 22,1987
Sport Tennis
Nation Serbia
Asset $48.2 Million

12. Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy

Name Rory McIlroy
Date of Birth May 4, 1989
Sport Golf
Nation Northern Ireland
Asset $48.3 Million

11. Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

Name Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger
Date of Birth March 2, 1982
Sport American Football
Team Pittsburgh Steelers
Nation United States
Asset $48.9 Million

10. Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Name Kobe Bean Bryant
Date of Birth August 23, 1978
Sport Basketball
Team Los Angeles Lakers
Nation The United States
Asset $49.5 Million

9. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

Name Eldrick Tont Tiger Woods
Date of Birth December 30, 1975
Sport Golf
Nation United States
Asset $50.6 Million

8. Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson

Name Philip Alfred Mickelson
Date of Birth June 16, 1970
Sport Golf
Nation United States
Asset $50.8 Million

7. Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Name Kevin Wayne Durant
Date of Birth September 29, 1988
Sport Basketball
Team Oklahoma City Thunder
Nation United States
Asset $54.1 Million

6. LeBron James

LeBron James

Name LeBron Raymone James
Date of Birth December 30, 1984
Sport Basketball
Team Cleveland Cavaliers
Nation United States
Asset $64.8 Million

5. Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Name Roger Federer
Date of Birth August 8, 1981
Sport Tennis
Nation Switzerland
Asset $67 Million

4. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

Name Lionel Messi
Date of Birth June 24, 1987
Sport Football
Team Barcelona
Nation Argentina
Asset $73.8 Million

3. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Name Cristiano Ronaldo
Date of Birth February 5, 1985
Sport Football
Team Real Madrid
Nation Portugal
Asset $79.6 Million

2. Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao

Name  Manny Pacquiao
Date of Birth December 17, 1978
Sport Boxing
Nation Philippines
Asset $160 Million

1. Floyd Mayweather Jr

Floyd Mayweather Jr

Name Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr.
Date of Birth February 24, 1977
Sport Boxing
Nation United States
Asset $300 Million

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