Highest Paid Athletes In The World 2014-2015

The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes List 2014-2015

Highest paid athletes in the world in 2014-2015?  In the world of athletics, excellence is a much sought after attribute; it brings with it handsome rewards for the athletes in return in form of endorsements, prize money and salaries. It is now a highly lucrative field in which a worthy few are basking in their own glory. Pay-per-view events, especially, are the ones most banked on by athletes to bring in the big bucks.

11-100 Highest Paid Athletes In The World List

Here is a list of the 90 best paid athletes in the world 2014-2015. Below we have the top ten highest paid athletes in the world 2014-2015.

Rank

Name

Pay

Salary/Winnings

Endorsements

Sport

#11Manny Pacquiao$41.8 M$41 M$0.8 MBoxing
#12Zlatan Ibrahimovic$40.4 M$36.4 M$4 MSoccer
#13Derrick Rose$36.6 M$17.6 M$19 MBasketball
#14Gareth Bale$36.4 M$25.4 M$11 MSoccer
#15Radamel Falcao$35.4 M$32.4 M$3 MSoccer
#16Neymar$33.6 M$17.6 M$16 MSoccer
#17Novak Djokovic$33.1 M$12.1 M$21 MTennis
#18Matthew Stafford$33 M$31.5 M$1.5 MFootball
#19Lewis Hamilton$32 M$29 M$3 MRacing
#20Kevin Durant$31.9 M$17.9 M$14 MBasketball
#21Fernando Alonso$31 M$29 M$2 MRacing
#22Mahendra Singh Dhoni$30 M$4 M$26 MCricket
#23Dwyane Wade$29.9 M$18.9 M$11 MBasketball
#24Carmelo Anthony$29.4 M$21.4 M$8 MBasketball
#25Wladimir Klitschko$28 M$24 M$4 MBoxing
#26Peyton Manning$27.1 M$15.1 M$12 MFootball
#27Amar’e Stoudemire$26.7 M$21.7 M$5 MBasketball
#28Dale Earnhardt, Jr.$25.9 M$14.9 M$11 MRacing
#29Dwight Howard$25.5 M$20.5 M$5 MBasketball
#30Cliff Lee$25.3 M$25.1 M$200 KBaseball
#31Joe Mauer$24.8 M$23 M$1.8 MBaseball
#32Miguel Cabrera$24.6 M$22.6 M$2 MBaseball
#33Zack Greinke$24.5 M$24.4 M$50 KBaseball
#34Maria Sharapova$24.4 M$2.4 M$22 MTennis
#35Derek Jeter$24.3 M$15.3 M$9 MBaseball
#35Rory McIlroy$24.3 M$4.3 M$20 MGolf
#37Chris Paul$24.2 M$18.7 M$5.5 MBasketball
#37CC Sabathia$24.2 M$23 M$1.2 MBaseball
#39Prince Fielder$23.9 M$23.5 M$400 KBaseball
#40Darrelle Revis$23.8 M$23 M$0.8 MFootball
#41Li Na$23.6 M$5.6 M$18 MTennis
#42Jimmie Johnson$23.5 M$17 M$6.5 MRacing
#43Wayne Rooney$23.4 M$18.4 M$5 MSoccer
#44Sergio Aguero$23.3 M$18.3 M$5 MSoccer
#45Usain Bolt$23.2 M$200 K$23 MTrack
#45Dirk Nowitzki$23.2 M$22.7 M$0.5 MBasketball
#47Blake Griffin$23 M$16.5 M$6.5 MBasketball
#48Alex Rodriguez$22.9 M$22.6 M$300 KBaseball
#48Johan Santana$22.9 M$22.5 M$400 KBaseball
#50Mark Teixeira$22.7 M$22.5 M$200 KBaseball
#51Matt Kemp$22.6 M$21.8 M$0.8 MBaseball
#52Joe Johnson$22.5 M$21.5 M$1 MBasketball
#53Geno Atkins$22.4 M$22.3 M$50 KFootball
#53Ryan Howard$22.4 M$21.7 M$0.7 MBaseball
#55Aaron Rodgers$22 M$14.5 M$7.5 MFootball
#55Serena Williams$22 M$11 M$11 MTennis
#57Chris Bosh$21.8 M$19.3 M$2.5 MBasketball
#57Pau Gasol$21.8 M$19.3 M$2.5 MBasketball
#59Yaya Touré$21.7 M$19.2 M$2.5 MSoccer
#60Robinson Cano$21.5 M$18 M$3.5 MBaseball
#60Adrian Gonzalez$21.5 M$21.1 M$400 KBaseball
#62Joe Haden$21.4 M$21.2 M$150 KFootball
#63Fernando Torres$21.3 M$17.8 M$3.5 MSoccer
#64Henrik Stenson$21.2 M$18 M$3.2 MGolf
#65Vernon Wells$21.1 M$21 M$100 KBaseball
#66Canelo Alvarez$21 M$19.5 M$1.5 MBoxing
#66Drew Brees$21 M$10 M$11 MFootball
#66Eli Manning$21 M$13.5 M$7.5 MFootball
#69Julius Peppers$20.8 M$20.4 M$400 KFootball
#70Cole Hamels$20.7 M$20.5 M$200 KBaseball
#70Jason Peters$20.7 M$20.7 M$50 KFootball
#70Justin Verlander$20.7 M$20.2 M$0.5 MBaseball
#73Tim Lincecum$20.6 M$20.3 M$250 KBaseball
#74Carl Crawford$20.5 M$20.2 M$300 KBaseball
#75Matt Cain$20.4 M$20 M$400 KBaseball
#76Barry Zito$20.4 M$20.3 M$100 KBaseball
#77Felix Hernandez$20.3 M$20.1 M$200 KBaseball
#77Albert Pujols$20.3 M$18.3 M$2 MBaseball
#79Deron Williams$20 M$18.5 M$1.5 MBasketball
#80David Ortiz$19.8 M$14.8 M$5 MBaseball
#81Robin van Persie$19.5 M$16.5 M$3 MSoccer
#82Russell Westbrook$19.2 M$14.7 M$4.5 MBasketball
#83Sebastian Vettel$19 M$18 M$1 MRacing
#84Carlos Dunlap$18.8 M$18.7 M$50 KFootball
#84Zach Randolph$18.8 M$18.3 M$0.5 MBasketball
#86Steven Gerrard$18.7 M$13.2 M$5.5 MSoccer
#86Jeff Gordon$18.7 M$13.7 M$5 MRacing
#88Rudy Gay$18.6 M$17.9 M$0.7 MBasketball
#89Larry Fitzgerald$18.5 M$17 M$1.5 MFootball
#89Mesut Ozil$18.5 M$12.5 M$6 MSoccer
#91Branden Albert$18.4 M$18.4 M$35 KFootball
#92Franck Ribéry$18.3 M$16.8 M$1.5 MSoccer
#93Alfonso Soriano$18.1 M$18 M$50 KBaseball
#94Jairus Byrd$18 M$17.9 M$100 KFootball
#95Adam Scott$17.7 M$8.7 M$9 MGolf
#96Terrell Suggs$17.6 M$17.4 M$200 KFootball
#97Brandon Marshall$17.5 M$16.8 M$0.7 MFootball
#97Jayson Werth$17.5 M$17.3 M$200 KBaseball
#99Matt Holliday$17.4 M$17.2 M$200 KBaseball
#100Luis Suarez$17.3 M$13.3 M$4 MSoccer

Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes In The World List

Who features among the most paid athletes in the world? We have compiled the highest paid athletes list. Delve into this list which shows the top ten highest recompensed athletes in the world. Don´t miss our upcoming list with the highest paid athletes of all time. Here is a list of the ten best paid athletes in the world 2014-2015. The earnings are from pay, salery/winings and endorsements.

10. Matt Ryan

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$43.8 M$42 M$1.8 MFootball

With earning totaling to $43.8 million, Matt Ryan easily makes his way into this coveted list and deservingly so. His endorsements also rake in an impressive $1.8 million, a handsome figure by any stature. After signing a lucrative five year contract, this will see him earn a total of $103.5 million at the end of it all. This figure is not inclusive of $28 million the Falcons threw in just to sweeten the deal as a signing bonus. More to this, Matt Ryan is also set to bag $12 million as an option bonus; it simply couldn’t get any better than this!

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