Fans of sports are always interested in learning about the richest players in the globe. They hope to see their favorite athlete among the athletes with the highest net worth. The top 10 athletes in the world by wealth as of 2022 are shown below.
A professional basketball player with the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, Kevin Wayne Durant (NBA). He is ranked tenth among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2022 with a net worth of $75 million.
American football player Tom Brady now serves as the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Tom Brady earned $76 million in 2022, making him the ninth-richest athlete in the world.
Racing driver Lewis Hamilton MBE HonFREng hails from the United Kingdom. He formerly competed in Formula One for McLaren from 2007 to 2012. He currently drives for Mercedes. Hamilton will be the ninth wealthiest athlete in 2022 with an estimated net worth of $82 million.
Federer is a Swiss tennis player who competes professionally. He will rank sixth among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2022. Her estimated net worth in 2022 is $90 million.
The well-known Brazilian professional footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. He plays up front for both the Brazil national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He is widely regarded as one of the top players in the world.
With earnings of $76 million, Neymar is ranked sixth among the top 10 highest-paid sportsmen in the world in 2022.
American basketball player LeBron James competes for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association at the moment (NBA). He is widely regarded as one of the greatest NBA players ever. LeBron James will rank fifth among athletes in terms of wealth in 2022 with earnings of $96.5 million.
Rene Dakota Prescott is a quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League in American football. With a net worth of $107 million in 2022, Dakota Prescott will rank as the fourth-richest athlete in the world.
In Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the most well-liked professional athlete. He is a striker for Premier League Club Manchester United and the captain of Portugal’s national squad. He is widely regarded as one of the finest players of all time and among the top players in the world. Cristiano, who made $120 million in 2022, is the third-richest athlete in the world.
Lionel Andres Messi is a professional footballer from Argentina. He is the captain of Argentina’s national team and a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Frequently rated as the best player in the world, and commonly acknowledged as one of the greatest players of all time. Messi was rated second among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2022, with total earnings of $130 million.
Irish professional mixed martial artist Conor Anthony McGregor competes internationally. With $180 million in total earnings, he holds the title of richest athlete in the world in 2022. He was a lightweight and featherweight champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).