These Athletes Got Some Deep Pockets
These extraordinary men and women are at the top of their game – and they make the fortune to show for it. Check out their amazing net worth.
1. Al Davis $500 Million
Coach Davis who later became an executive was an important part of the NFL as long time owner of the Oakland Raiders. He started out with amateur football and worked his way up the ranks while making his $500 million net worth.
2. Anderson Silva $18 Million
This father of five, is a Brazillian mixed martial artist and former UFC Middleweight Champion who held the longest title streak in UFC history for 2,457 days with 16 consecutive wins and 10 title defenses. Silva was named the greatest mixed martial artist of all time and has a current net worth of $18 Million.
3. Neymar $34 Million
This Brazilian soccer champ might not have even touched the halfway point in his footballing career but Neymar is already among the best paid and most marketable athletes on the planet earning him an annual estimated $34 Million salary.
4. Tony Hawk $120 Million
Nicknamed “The Birdman”, Hawk is a professional skateboarder, actor and owner of the skateboard company Birdhouse known as one of the most influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. Hawk is the father of 4 children from previous marriages and has a current net worth of $120 Million.
5. Yu Darvish $26 Million
This Iranian Japanese baseball star currently has an estimated net worth of $26 million. A pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, Darvish was considered to be the best pitcher in Japanese professional baseball before arriving in Major League Baseball. Darvish has two children with former World Champion wrestler Seiko Yamamoto.
6. Paige Spiranac $3 Million
This golf sexy beauty graced the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition this year and has an estimated net worth of $3 Million from her gold success, endorsements and modeling career. We’re definitely excited to seeing more of Spiranac in the future.
7. Teddy Riner $245 Million
The French Judoka champ clearly has more than Judo on his mind having a whopping estimated $245 Million net worth due to stock investments, owning restaurants, substantial property holdings and endorsement deals with Cover Girl cosmetics.
8. Valentino Rossi $275 Million
This Italian racer made and estimated net worth of $275 Million in the last ten years. He is racing strong and hoping to win the world title again since his win back in 2009. We’re keeping our fingers crossed Valentino!
9. Kevin Durant $150 Million
Pro Basketball player for the Golden State Warriors has won NBA championship, and NBA MVP Award, the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award, NBA All Star Game MVP Award, four NBA scoring titles, NBA Rookie of the Year Award and two Olympic gold medals. WOW! Durant has a current net worth of $150 Million and is still going strong.
10. Steve Young $200 Million
The already retired Steve Young has made his fortune as a quarterback who later became a sports commentator and an investor. His dad was a football player so we sure know where he got his talent.
11. Earvin “Magic” Johnson $500 Million
An estimated $500 million net worth and overall worth over $1 billion, Johnson is considered to be the wealthiest black businessmen in the U.S. A beloved retired basketball player, Johnson is the current president of basketball operations with the Los Angeles Lakers after playing point guard for them for 13 seasons. After announcing his infection in 1991, this champion created The Magic Johnson Foundation and works with various groups to help fight AIDS.
12. James Harden $47 Million
Harden is a pro Basketball player for the Houston Rockets and currently has an estimated net worth of $47 Million. Harden played college basketball for Arizona State and in 2012 was named NBA Sixth Man of The Year. Nice!!
13. David Beckham $450 Million
Everybody’s favorite soccer player is earning a $50 million salary per year. He started out at the early age of 17 and since then became famous all around the world. And what about Victoria? We’ll have to wait and see.
14. John Cena $55 Million
This professional wrestler, actor and rapper is currently signed to WWE as a free agent and appears for both “Raw” and “Smackdown” brands, earning him an estimated net worth of $55 Million. Cena’s grandfather was baseball player Tony Lupien, and he has been reportedly engaged to Nikki Bella since 2012.
15. Caroline Wozniacki $20 Million
This gorgeous Danish tennis player got to a very early start. She first stepped on the tennis court at the age of 7 and her talent could not be ignored. Her two handed backhand the ultimate trademark and so far she is doing great.
16. Lionel Messi $300 Million
The Argentinean Football player who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina National Team is at a currently estimated $300 million net worth. At age 13 Messi relocated to Spain to join Barcelona who paid for his medical treatment for growth hormone deficiency and made his professional debut at 17. Messi and his partner Antonella Roccuzzo have two children.
17. Blair O’neal $1 Million
Blair O’neal is a professional golfer and model and the winner of Big Break: Dominican Republic. O’neal grew up learning mostly at a local Golf clinic in Arizona after her father signed her and her brother up when she was only 11. She is single, has reportedly dated Justin Bieber and has a current estimated net worth of $1 Million.
18. Martina Navratilova $15 Million
The former Czechoslovak and American professional tennis player and coach is considered to be one of the best, if not the best female tennis players of all time winning 18 Grand Slam single titles, 31 Slam Women Doubles titles and 10 Grand Slam mixed double titles earning her an estimated net worth of $15 Million. You Go Girl!
19. Shaquille O’Neal $400 Million
Choose whichever nickname you please (Big Aristotle, Diesel, The Big Cactus) when referencing his extraordinary career, but regardless, Shaquille O’Neal used brute force to steamroll through the NBA for 19 seasons. Shaq also has starred in the critic-unfriendly films Blue Chips and Kazaam.
20. Zinedine Zidane $70 Million
Zidane is a French retired pro football soccer player and current manager for Real Madrid. Zidane was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll in 2004 and the father of four has a current net worth of $70 Million.
21. Cristiano Ronaldo $400 Million
The Real Madrid forward has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Ronaldo has five Ballon D’Or awards and is considered to be one of the most prolific goal scorer winning him 25 trophies throughout his career thus far. Ronaldo has children from several relationships and recently welcomed a new daughter with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez.
22. Andrew Luck $200 Million
Football Quarter back star Luck, plays for the Indianapolis Colts and has a current estimated net worth of $200 Million. Luck won the Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award as college football’s payer of the year when he played in Stanford. He sure has come a long way!
23. Lewis Hamilton $240 Million
Hamilton has an enormous net worth of $240 million. The Formula One World Champion is considered to being one of the most tenacious racers and the best drivers in Formula One history. Like other Formula One racers, he resides in Switzerland. Hamilton is a vegan and has had and on again off again relationship with Pussycat Doll Nicole Schlesinger.
24. Rory Mcilroy $209 Million
Mcilroy is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland and is a four time major champion, winning major championships in in 2012 and 2014. Mcilroy has a current estimated net worth of $209 Million.
25. Usain Bolt $60 Million
This Jamaican sprinter and “lightning Bolt” of speed has earned him Nine Olympic gold medals and is the first person to hold both the 100 and 200 meters world records. This eleven time world champion Manchester United fan has a love for Reggae and video games and considered to being one of the nicest laid back athletes with a net worth of $60 million.