Who are the 20 highest paid athletes in the world?
Here is the list of the top 20 paid atheletes as of 2004. (of course in millions of dollars) 1 TIGER WOODS | golf $80.3 2 MICHAEL SCHUMACHER |auto racing $80.0 3 PEYTON MANNING | football $42.0 4 MICHAEL JORDAN | basketball $35.0 5 SHAQUILLE O'NEAL | basketball $31.9 6 KEVIN GARNETT | basketball $29.7 7 ANDRE AGASSI | tennis $28.2 8 DAVID BECKHAM | soccer $28.0 9 ALEX RODRIGUEZ | baseball $26.2 10 KOBE BRYANT | basketball $26.1 11 GRANT HILL | basketball $25.9 12 DEREK JETER | baseball $23.2 13 BARRY BONDS | baseball $22.7 14 MANNY RAMIREZ | baseball $22.1 15 OSCAR DE LA HOYA | boxing $22.0 16 LEBRON JAMES | basketball $21.1 17 VINCE CARTER | basketball $20.2 18 DALE EARNHARDT JR. |auto racing $20.1 19 ARNOLD PALMER | golf $20.0 20 PHIL MICKELSON | golf $19.8
The top 10 highest paid athletes this year are all either golfers, basketball players or race car drivers. Tiger Woods made 110 million. Kobe and Jordon made less than half as much at 45 million. But they may be the exception. In the top 20, there were Baseball players for sure. See this link http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news?slug=ys-forbestopearners061809&prov=yhoo&type=lgns
Highest paid actor: Keanu Reeves....earned almost $200M for The Matrix series alone In 2007, Reese Witherspoon and Angelina Jolie were the highest paid actresses. 1. Reese Witherspoon - $15 million-$20 million 2. Angelina Jolie - $15 million-$20 million 3. Cameron Diaz - $15+ million 4. Nicole Kidman - $10 million-$15 million 5. Renee Zellweger - $10 million-$15 million
The highest paid sport is soccer. The FIFA World Cup (shown) is is every 4 years and is paid about $260,000,000! 2nd place is more soccer, this is the Champions Cup in Europe where club teams or city teams play off. The next is the Dubai World Cup which is a racing event and is paid about $22,000,000. 1. FIFA World Cup: $260,000,000 2. UEFA Champions League $170,000,000 3. Dubai World Cup Night 22,000,000 4…
Barbra Streisand Is the highest paid singer in the world. She was the first singer to ask, receive and sell out concerts at $300 to $1,500 per ticket. She makes more money per concert than any other solo artist ever. Madonna It was recently revealed that the music icon earned the most money for the year (2007) by performing 34 concerts -for a total of $72Million. Barbra Streisand made $60 Million in 2007 - but…
Some of the top 20 highest paid players in NBA for the season 07-08 include Kevin Garnett, Shaquille O'Neal, Jason Kidd, Jermaine O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan. Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury, Tracy McGrady,Ê Baron Davis, Grant Hill among others. Hard workÊand patience are some of the thingsÊthat get these players to the top of the list.