World highest-paid athletes in 2021: There is always a race among all the high-profile celebs, including players and actors in n the sports and entertainment industry. As of now, in the present era, every sector has become a profession, so everyone is trying to reach the top. As far as the competition concerns, the top place is always variable.
World highest-paid athletes in 2021
In the context of the worth revenue of athletes, according to Forbes Magazines, in 2020, Rodger Federer, a professional tennis player, was on the peak and was the only one who was the highest-paid athlete in the world. His estimated net worth last year was around $106.4 million.
Forbes is a global media company that publishes a business magazine focusing on different celebs from all the professional sectors around the globe.
According to Forbes, Rodger Federer is followed by the popular names in Football. Ronaldo was listed immediately next to Federer in the second position, who paid the highest with a net amount of $105 million, and Lionel Messi with $104 million in the third position. Brazil’s Football player Neymar has got the fourth position in Forbes, who had the asset of $95.5 million.
The Indian athlete’s name has been added to the Forbes list of highest a paid athletes was Virat Kohli. Kohli has positioned 66th as his net worth is $25million in Forbes. Kohli is the only Indian batsman who reserves and features the place in the top 100 in Forbes. Kohli earns $24m from endorsements and $2 from salary and winnings.
How does Forbes calculate the top position?
Forbes considers the factors that decide the top position include the athlete’s total revenue having prize money, salary, endorsements, royalties, contracts, bonus, and other appearance fees for one year, i.e., 1st of June 2019 to 1st of June 2020.