Here is a list of the 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the world. The list is according to the data from Forbes.
As much as these Athletes have dedicated their time and energy to their passion, they have managed to make the most out of their sports; not only with popularity and fan following but their sport has also made them to the Forbes list of Highest Paid Athletes with some handsome paychecks in the banks.
World’s Highest Paid Athletes 2016
Basketball players have managed to earn handsome amount of money during the last year and Forbes listing includes 3 athletes from the particular sport. On number 10 is professional Basketball layer Kobe Bryant who has managed to earn $49.5 M during last year. He also has the highest salary in NBA for the fifth year in a row.
Two of the popular professional Golfers have also made it to the top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in Forbes listings.