Sports fans always want to discover who the world’s wealthiest athletes are. They want to see their favorite athlete on the list of wealthiest athletes. The following is a list of the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2023.
10. KEVIN DURANT
Kevin Wayne Durant is a professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). With a net worth of $75 million, he is placed tenth among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2023.
Sport: Basket Ball
9. TOM BRADY
Tom Brady is an American football player who now plays for the National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) as a quarterback. In 2023, Tom Brady is the ninth richest athlete in the world, earning $76 million.
Sport: American Football
8. LEWIS HAMILTON
Lewis Hamilton MBE HonFREng is a racing driver from the United Kingdom. He now drives for Mercedes in Formula One, having previously driven for McLaren from 2007 to 2012. With an estimated net worth of $82 million in 2023, Hamilton is the eighth richest athlete.
Sport: Car Racing
7. ROGER FEDERER
Federer is a professional tennis player from Switzerland. In 2023, he will be rated seventh among the world’s top 10 richest athletes. With a projected net worth of $90 million in 2023.
6. NEYMAR JUNIOR
Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. is a well-known Brazilian professional footballer. He is a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain as well as the Brazil national team. He is highly recognized as one of the worlds best players.
Neymar is rated sixth among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2023, having earned $76 million.
5. LeBRON JAMES
LeBron James is a professional basketball player from the United States who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is largely recognized as one of the best NBA players of all time. With $96.5 million in earnings in 2023, LeBron James is the fifth richest athlete.
4. DAK PRESCOTT
Rene Dakota Prescott is an American football quarterback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. Dakota Prescott is the world’s fourth-richest athlete, with a net worth of $107 million in 2023.
Sport: American Football
3. CRISTIANO RONALDO
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is the most popular professional player in Portugal. He is the captain of the Portugal national team and a forward for Premier League club Manchester United. He is widely recognized as one of the best players in the world and one of the greatest players of all time. Cristiano is the world’s third-richest athlete, having earned $120 million in 2023.
2. LIONEL MESSI
Lionel Andres Messi is a professional footballer from Argentina. He is the captain of Argentina’s national team and a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Frequently rated as the best player in the world, and commonly acknowledged as one of the greatest players of all time. Messi was rated second among the top 10 richest athletes in the world in 2023, with total earnings of $130 million.
1. CONOR McGREGOR
Conor Anthony McGregor is a professional Mixed martial arts fighter from Ireland. He is the richest athlete in the world in 2023, with total earnings of $180 million. He is a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion.
Sport: Mixed Martial Arts