Richest Cricketers! Okay. Richest Footballers! Okay. Well what about the Richest Sportsperson in the world?

Well Indeed! In this article, we have published out the Top-10 Richest Sportspersons in the world. There are lot’s of other names out there who were athletes and then went on to make fortunes.

Here’s the list of Top-10 Richest Sportsperson in the World

10)- Michael Schumacher

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Michael Schumacher : The greatest ever F1 Racer

Michael Schumacher is the former German formula one car driver. He is regarded as the all time greatest Formula 1 driver. He is the only driver to win 7 Formula 1 world championships in the history of the sport. He has won five titles consecutively. He is the 10th richest athlete in the world with the net worth of around 600 million dollars.

He is 10th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

9)- Magic Johnson 

Michael Johnson is the former American basketball player. He has also been part of NBA and has played for LA Lakers for 13 consecutive seasons. He has been part of NBA Hall of Fame and has won numerous awards in his career.

Richest Sportsperson
Magic Johnson : The Basketball magician

Currently he is the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers. Is denied richest sports person in the world and has the net worth of 600 million dollars.

He is 9th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

8)- Lionel Messi 

Lionel Messi is the richest football player in the world with the net worth of approx 600 million dollars. Messi is from Argentina and was the former captain of Barcelona national team.

Magic Johnson 
Who doesn’t know Messi?(laughs)

He is the highest paid football player in the world. 2017 he signed a contract with Barcelona team and the team page him a base salary of 168 million dollars and he earns 40 million dollars through endorsements every year. Messi has a lifetime endorsement deal with Adidas company. He is the 8th richest athlete in the world.

He is 8th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

7)- Junior Bridgeman

Junior Bridge man is the former American basketball player and currently he is an entrepreneur. Ki has played for a period of 12 years for Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee bucks. He started to invest in fast food franchise fees and now we have become one of the richest athletes in the world.

Magic Johnson 
LOUISVILLE, KY – MAY 04: Junior Bridgeman attends The Trifecta Gala on May 4, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images)

Currently he is the seventh richest sports person in the world with the net worth of of roughly 700 million dollars.

He is 7th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

6)- Eddie Jordan

Jordan is the former Formula 1 car driver from Ireland. He is also Motorsport team Boss ,entrepreneur ,television personality and a musician.

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Eddie Jordan : Yet another old-horse of the F1 World

Jordan has won the Irish card Championship in 1971 and then moved to formula Ford in 1974. Jordan founded the Jordan brand pics which operated from 1991 to 2005. Currently he is the sixth richest sports person in the world with the net worth of 750 million dollars.

He is 6th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

5)- Tiger Woods 

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FILE PHOTO: Golf – The Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – November 15, 2020 Tiger Woods of the U.S. on the 4th hole during the final round REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Tiger woods is an American golfer and one of the greatest athletes of all time. He is one of the highest paid athletes in the world on annual basis.  Is the 5th richest sports person in the world with the total net worth of 800 million dollars.

He is 5th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

4)- Anna Kasprzak

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Anna Kasprzak : The queen of many hearts and horses

Anna Kasprzak is the dressage Rider from Denmark and has represented Denmark in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympic Games. She is regarded as one of the best dressage riders in the world. He has also won many prestigious awards throughout her career. She is the 4th richest sports person in the world with the net worth of around 1 billion dollars.

She is 4th on the list of Richest Sportsperson.

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3)- Ion Tiric

Ion Tiric is the former tennis professional and Ice Hockey player from Romania. After retiring from both the sports, he became the owner of the Mutua Madrid open tennis tournament.

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Ion Tiric : I guess most of you doesn’t know this till now but now don’t forget this once in a generation man from Romania


He is the 3rd Richest Sportsperson in the world with the estimated net worth of 1.2 billion dollars.

2)- Vince McMohan

Vince McMohan is the former wrestler from America. Currently he is the owner, Chairman and CEO of WWE. He took over the company from his father in the 1980.

Richest Sportsperson
Vince McMohan : Probably everyone has seen him in WWE Arena

We have the incredible net worth of 1.6 billion dollars and most of his net worth came from the WWE company.

He is the 2nd Richest Sportsperson in the world right now.

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1)- Michael Jordon

Michael Jordon is the former professional basketball player from America. Michael Jordan has played 15 consecutive Seasons in the NBA. He has played for two teams – Chicago Bulls and Washington wizards.

Richest Sportsperson
Michael Jordan : The Basketball Great

Michael Jordan is regarded as the best basketball player ever produced. After retiring from basketball he became the owner of the the Charlotte hornets.

Has the estimated net worth of around 2.2 billion dollars in 2021 which makes him the richest sports person in the world.

Here’s a great quote from the Richest Sportsperson of the World :

"I can accept failure everyone fails at something.
But I can't expect not trying."- Michael Jordon

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By Shivanshu Chauhan

A Professional Cricketer for past 4 Years for the teams of Lucknow and CISCE. He keeps an eye on all the Cricket insights which sometimes professional journos lack. He Keeps the wicket on the 22 Yards and takes care of the board meetings over here. No Official Statements go off from the website because of him. He keeps you updated by breaking News both in English and Hindi.