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Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes 2015-2016

Sports are like any other professions that offer salaries for people who dictate their lives to these sports. Athletes are committed to daily trainings and are prepared for championships. Many professional athletes are offered contracts from their clubs and countries. If you like sports, you will get interested in this list having the top 10 highest paid athletes in 2015.

10 Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan is the famous American football player of current times and also the 10th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He gained about $43.8 million in the previous season as of June 2014. He received a total of $42 million from prize money and salary and had $1.8 million from sponsorships as well as endorsements in the previous season. He is 29 years old, Matt Ryan, is the citizen of the United States and at present living at Georgia. Matt Ryan signed a five-year contract of approximately $104 million with the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

9 Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is 28 years old renowned tennis player of Open era and also the 9th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He received $44.5 million in the previous season as of June 2014. He gained a total of $14.5 million from winnings. His savings from sponsorships and endorsements reached $30 million in the last season.

8 Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is maybe one of the most famous sportsmen in the list of top ten highest paid athletes in 2015. He is 44 years old and US golfer; he has managed more than 50 tournament wins in his profession. He classified the 8th highest paid athlete. He has an annual salary of $53.2 million. Mickelson selected precious sponsor bonuses previous year for being the winner in the British Open. This was his first time to capture the title. He gains more than $40 million per annum.

7 Roger Federer

He is the renowned tennis player of Open era and also is ranked the 7th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He received $56.2 million in the previous season. He actually gained a total of $4.2 million from prize money. His offerings from sponsorships and endorsements reached $52 million in the last season.

6 Tiger Woods

He is the renowned golfer of these days and is classified also the 6th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He received $61.2 million in the ex-season in 2014. He gained $6.2 million as prizes and had $55 million sponsorships as well as endorsements. He is 38 years old, Tiger Woods is the national of the United States and at present residing at Jupiter Island in Florida. He is the father of 2 children as well his golfing career.

5 Kobe Bryant

Bryant is the recent superstar of basketball, one of all time furthermost and also the 5th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He received $61.5 million in the previous season as in June 2014. Indeed, he captured a total of $30.5 million as prizes as well as his salary. Actually, he received $31 Million of endorsements in the last season. Bryant is 36 years old who lives at Newport Beach.

4 Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is the present superstar of football who is ranked the 4th Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He received $64.7 million in the previous season as of June 2014. He gained $41.7 million from prizes and salary and had $23 million as endorsements in the last season. He is 27 years old of Argentine origins and at present living at Castelldefels.

3 LeBron James

LeBron James is the existing superstar of basketball and the 3rd Highest Paid Athletes of 2015. He gained a total of $72.3 million in the last season of 2014. Furthermore, he received $19.3 million from winnings and $53 million from sponsorships and endorsements. He is 29 years old who is an American citizen and currently living in Florida.

2 Cristiano Ronaldo

He is the existing superstar of football and is ranked the 2nd Highest Paid Athletes in 2015. He gained $80 million in the previous season of2014. He gained from winnings $52 million and from sponsorships and endorsements $28 million in the last season.

1 Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather is the present champion of boxing; he is one of the Fittest Athletes too. He received $105 million in the previous season as of June 2014. Moreover, he earned a total of $105 million as salary. He is 37 years who is the national of the United States and is living now in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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