Top 30 richest Athletes in 2022

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    The 30 Richest Athletes in the World in 2022

    The list of the top 30 richest athletes in 2022 is compiled from Forbes and Celebrity net worth. Athletes from different sports including football, boxing and formula 1 are represented in the list. Other sports that have athletes in the list are tennis, basketball, golf, NASCAR, baseball and pro-wrestling.

    Richest Athlete in 2022

    As of 2022, according to Forbes, basketball icon Michael Jordan is the richest athlete in the world with a network is $2.2. The 58-year-old American superstar’s legendary exploits in the NBA have forever etched his names in the history books of sporting achievements.

    Credit: WWE

    Trailing behind the basketball icon is Vince McMahon, the CEO of world wrestling entertainment WWE, with net worth of $1.6 million. The only football star in the top 10 is Lionel Messi with networth of $600 million. He occupies the number 8 spot. Football sensation, Cristiano Ronaldo is number 12 on the list with the networth of $500 million.

    The 30 Richest Athletes in the World

    30) Kimi Raikkonen (Formula 1, net worth: $250 million)

    29) Grant Hill (Basketball, net worth: 250 million)

    28) Gary Player (Golf, net worth: $250 million)

    27) Fernando Alonso (F1, net worth: $260 million)

    26) Lewis Hamilton (F1, net worth: $285 million)

    25) George Forman (Boxing, net worth: $300 million)

    24) Dale Earnhardt Jr (NASCAR, net worth: $300 million)

    23) Alex Rodriguez (Baseball, net worth: $350 million)

    22) Vinnie Johnson (Basketball, net worth: $400 million)

    21) Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (WWE, net worth: ($400 million)

    20) Shaquille O’Neal (Basketball, net worth: $400 million)

    19) Phil Mickelson (Golf, net worth: $400 million)

    18) Jack Nicklaus (Golf, net worth: $400 million)

    17) Greg Norman (Golf, net worth: $400 million)

    16) Roger Federer (Tennis, net worth: $450 million)

    15) Floyd Mayweather (Boxing, net worth: $450 million)

    14) David Beckham (Football, net worth: $450 million)

    13) LeBron James (Basketball, net worth: $500 million)

    12) Cristiano Ronaldo (Football, net worth: $500 million)

    11) Roger Staubach (American Football, net worth: $600 million)

    10) Michael Schumacher (Formula 1, net worth: $600 million)

    9) Magic Johnson (Basketball, net worth: $600 million)

    8) Lionel Messi (Football, net worth: $600 million)

    7) Junior Bridgeman (Basketball, net worth: $600 million)

    6) Eddie Jordan (F1, net worth: $600 million)

    5) Tiger Woods (Golf, net worth: $800 million)

    4) Anna Kasprak (Horse riding, net worth: $1 billion)

    3) Ion Tiriac (Tennis, net worth: $1.2 billion)

    2) Vince McMahon (WWE, net worth: $1.6 million)

    1) Michael Jordan (Basketball, net worth: $2.2 billion)

     

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