Highest Paid American Athletes 2014- Forbes & SI Top 10 List

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 | 0

Highest Paid American Sports players

Who is the current Richest Sportsman or Women in America right now ? there are loads of richlists available on the net from Forbes to Sports Illustrated magazine and most of them focus of the Highest Paid players in the last season or current on going year. So we take a look at the most trusted sources in the world who put together the richlist of American Athletes every year.

 Forbes List of Top 10 Highest Paid American Sportsman 2013

# ATHLETE YEARLY INCOME SALARY/WINNING ENDORSMENTS
1 Mayweather Networth 2013Floyd Mayweather $90 M $90 M  
2 Tiger Woods NetworthTiger Woods $78.1 M $13.1 M  $65 M
3 Kobe Bryant Networth 2013Kobe Bryant $61.9 M $27.9 M  $34 M
4 Lebron james networth 2013LeBrone James $59.8 M $17.8 M  $42 M
5 Drew Brees Networth 2013Drew Brees $51 M $40 M  $11M
6 Aeron Rodgers NetworthAeron Rodgers $49 M $43 M  $6 M
 7 Phil Michelson NetworthPhil Michelson $48.7 M $4.7 M  $44 M
8 Tom Brady Networth 2013Tom Brady $38.3 M $31.3 M  $7 M
9 Derrick Rose NetworthDerrick Rose $37.4 M $16.4 M  $21 M
10 Joe Flacco Networth 2013Joe Flacco $36.8 M $35.9 M  $0.9 M

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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’S FORTUNE TOP 10 HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES 2013

# ATHLETE YEARLY INCOME
1 Mayweather Networth 2013Floyd Mayweather $90M    
2 Lebron james networth 2013LeBron James $56.5 M    
3 Drew Brees Networth 2013Drew Brees $47.8 M    
4 Kobe Bryant Networth 2013Kobe Bryant $46.8 M  
5 Tiger Woods NetworthTiger Woods $40.8 M    
6 Phil Michelson NetworthPhil Mickelson $39.5 M  
7 Derrick Rose NetworthDerrick Rose $33.2 M    
8 Peyton Manning NetworthPeyton Manning $31.4 M    
9 Alex Rodrigues NetworthAlex Rodriguez $29.9 M    
10 Zack Greinke NetworthZack Greinke $29.8 M    

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HOW THESE REPORTS ARE PUT TOGETHER ?:
So above are the highest payed players in USA including all the sports, be it golf, tennis, NFL, NBA or Baseball these figuers are from the official websites of Forbes & Sports Illustrated and they have devoloped these money stats after carefull analysis of stated salaries, tournament/event winnings, contract bonuses and player endorsements with major brands across the world, While players’ associations, tour records with online databases, sports agents combined with media reports these lists come out.

TIME FRAME OF EARNINGS
The money stats are from the previous, recent season of sports calender for example Floyed Mayweather has fought twice in the last 12 month and his earnings shows last 1 year of income stream, likewise for NFL, and NBA players who earnings are from the previous or most recent season.

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