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Highest-Paid Athletes of 2021 - Top 10 Sports Money-Makers Ranked Lowest to Highest

Highest-Paid Athletes of 2021 - Top 10 Sports Money-Makers Ranked Lowest to Highest

Athletes are bringing in the big bucks!

Forbes revealed their World’s 10 Highest-Paid Athletes list this year, and there are some serious money-makers on their list.

While most sports went on hiatus amid the pandemic, the No. 1 athlete on their list still managed to profit in a huge way. There are plenty of sports represented, including racecar drivers, boxers, mixed martial art fighters, basketball and football players.

The 50 athletes on their entire list made nearly $2.8 billion in 12 months, up 16% from the previous year’s top 50 to an all-time high. And just over $1 billion of that came from endorsement deals and other non-sports endeavors, the most yet for the top 50.

Click through to see the full list of the Top 10 highest-paid athletes…

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