Basketball and soccer leads the highest paying sports as most of the athletes in the Forbes highest paid athletes of the world list. The athletes on this list are just not earning their wealth from salary and winnings, but are also into huge endorsement deals. Here is the list:
1. Floyd Mayweather
38-year-old Floyd Mayweather is the world’s highest paid athlete at winnings to the tune of $285 million. The star boxer lives in Las Vegas, US and has endorsements worth $15 million.