Here’s the Forbes highest paid athletes 2022 list

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Lionel Messi has been named as the Forbes highest paid athletes in 2022

Forbes has officially revealed the highest paid athletes list for the year 2022.

Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina’s star Lionel Messi has been named as the highest paid athlete. The seven times Ballon d’Or winner earned a grand total of $130 million USD.

Out of the total $130 million, he earned $75 million from his contract with PSG and the rest of $55 million came from endorsements.

LeBron James is second on the list just behind Leo Messi with a total earnings of $121.2 million, $41.2 million on-field and $80 million off-field.

Portugal and Manchester United‘s star Cristiano Ronaldo was named as the world’s third highest paid athletes with a total earnings of $115 million, $60 million on-field and $55 million off-field.

Brazil and PSG superstar Neymar Jr. with $95 million and three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry with $92.8 million were ranked as the Forbes fourth and fifth highest paid athletes in 2022 respectively.

Another NBA player Kevin Durant raked in $95 million over the last 12 months to take the sixth spot on the list. Roger Federer’s total earnings of $90.7 million made him the seventh highest paid athlete of 2022.

The last three spots on the list  went to Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez ($90 million), Tom Brady ($83.9 million) and Giannis Antetokounmpo ($80.9 million).

Forbes 2022 highest paid athletes list:

1Lionel Messi $130 MILLION
2LeBron James $121.2 MILLION
3Cristiano Ronaldo $115 MILLION
4Neymar Jr. $95 MILLION
5Stephen Curry$92.8 MILLION
6Kevin Durant$92.1 MILLION
7Roger Federer$90.7 MILLION
8Canelo Alvarez$90 MILLION
9Tom Brady $83.9 MILLION
10Giannis Antetokounmpo$80.9 MILLION

 

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