Professional athletes earn a ridiculous amount of money each season. But some make even more from their endorsement deals and other business ventures even after they retire. Let’s take a look at the 20 richest athletes of all time.
20. Jeff Gordon
The 43 year old NASCAR driver earns an estimated $30 million every year from his salary and endorsement deals. Currently, Gordon has an estimated net worth of $200 million.
19. Lewis Hamilton
This 29 year old makes $40 million a year! Hamilton, a British Formula One race car driver, has been very successful in a number of racing circuits including the Formula Three Series, the 2001 British Formula Renault Winter Series and the Renault UK with Manor Motorsport. Lewis has a net worth of just over $200 million making him one of the richest athletes out there.
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