Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi among Forbes’ top ten highest-paid athletes of the Decade. Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes rich list of decade with £706MILLION fortune ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi.
American professional boxing promoter and former professional boxer, Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr is number 1 on the list of highest paid athletes of the decade compiled by Forbes, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, among others also made the list.
Forbes released a mega rich list detailing the top ten highest-paid athletes of the decade from 2010-2019. The ranking totals up all earnings from the world’s biggest sports stars over the past ten years and it’s no surprise to see who comes out on top.
Other athletes who made the made it top the top 10 are soccer stars include basketball players Kevin Durant and Lebron James, golfers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, race car driver Lewis Hamilton and tennis star Roger Federer
Below is the full list of highest-paid athletes, from top one to top 10:
- Floyd Mayweather Jr. ($915 million)
- Cristiano Ronaldo ($800 million)
- Lionel Messi ($750 million)
- Lebron James ($680 million)
- Roger Federer ($640 million
- Tiger Woods ($615 million)
- Phil Mickelson ($480 million
- Manny Pacquiao ($435 million)
- Kevin Durant ($425 million)
- Lewis Hamilton ($400 million)