Who was the first athlete to earn one million dollars?
First One Million Dollar Athlete
John L. Sullivan, aka Boston Strong Boy. A bare knuckle fighter and recognized as the first gloved boxing Heavyweight Champion from 1881 to 1892. He was the first athlete to become a national celebrity and to earn $1,000,000.00.
There are many ways to earn a million dollars. You could invest money monthly in an interest bearing account and wait for it to accumulate to a million dollars. This will probably take up to 50 years depending on your monthly investment. You could win the lottery which is very unlikely. Most of the time people who earn a million dollars work very hard and are go-getters who innovate and are motivated. They don't spend…