Tiger Woods Tops Forbes List Of The Highest Paid Athletes
Tiger Woods is back and at the top of his game. Tiger Woods, the world’s number one golfer, is at the top of Forbes list of highest paid athletes.
This isn’t the first time Forbes has named Woods as the highest paid athlete, according to CNN. Woods topped the list from 2001-2012. Just how much did Woods earn to place his first on the list? $71.8 million! To come up with that amount, Forbes added up how much Woods made from endorsements ($65 million) and salary/winnings of $13.1 million.
Tennis player Roger Federer is number two on Forbes list, earning a cool $71.5 million.
Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant’s earnings of $61.9 million place him third on Forbes list.
Another basketball star, LeBron James, made the top five. James is the fourth highest paid athlete, according to Forbes, with earnings of $59.8 million.
Rounding out the top five is football quarterback Drew Brees who earned $51 million.
Tell me if you think they’re worth all that money or are they overpaid?