Forbes 2017 athlete income list C: US $93 million
4hw.org: Recently, Forbes released the 2017 athlete income ranking. The world's superstars ranked first with 93 million US dollars, while the famous stars from NBA ranked second with 86.2 million US dollars. Let's take a look at the detailed list!
On December 15, Forbes magazine released the 2017 athlete income list. Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo, who has dominated the world football in the past year, ranks first with a total income of 71.8 million pounds, followed by Cleveland Cavaliers NBA star LeBron & middot; James with 66.6 million pounds, and Messi with 61.8 million pounds.
The list is a statistical ranking made by Forbes magazine based on the sum of each athlete's salary and business endorsement income in the past year. Among them, the top 100 stars earned 2.4 billion pounds, down slightly from 2.43 billion last year. In terms of business endorsement revenue alone, the total of £ 685m was also down 4% from the previous year.
James, No. 2, has a stronger ability to attract money in business than Ronaldo. His business endorsement income of £ 42.5 million is even twice his salary (24.1 million). It is worth mentioning that James' opponents in the NBA Finals, Durant and curry from Golden State Warriors also ranked in the top ten of the list, of which Durant ranked fifth with 46.8 million pounds, while curry ranked eighth with 36.5 million pounds. Next in ninth place was another NBA superstar, Houston Rockets' James Middleton Hadden, who earned 36 million pounds.
In addition, the top 10 finalists are Roger Federer (49.4 million pounds, fourth), golfer McRoy (38.6 million pounds, tied sixth), rugby quarterback Rick (38.6 million pounds, tied sixth) and F1 driver Hamilton (35.5 million pounds, tenth).