The following article is about the list of the highest net worth sportspersons in 2021. Apart from businessmen and movie stars, sportspersons are the only people who earn millions. There may be other categories, but their income is not the same for everyone. But when it comes to the three groups mentioned above, most of them are millionaires. They are not millionaires from the very first day, but they work hard and have the determination to be the best. Slowly and steadily they engrave their name on the millionaire list.
This article is only based on sportsperson so we will ignore the other two. Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, etc., are a few of the sports from where most of the highest-paid sportsperson come. All of us have heard the name of Michael Jordan, David Beckham, and Andre Agassi. They were once the sportsperson with the highest net worth. But in 2021, a lot of new names have come up with a list. For people following only a single sport, some of the names are new but for others, most of them are known. So without further delay, let us see the sportsperson with the highest net worth in 2021.
Everyone knows Vince McMahon. The CEO of the World Wrestling Federation has a net worth of $2.2 Billion. The former wrestler has won the WWE title and the Royal Rumble in his career. Hailing from the United States, Vince McMahon is currently 74 years old is showing no signs of stopping. He single-handedly took the company from the ground to the sky. He has worked with top WWE superstars like Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock. His popularity is second to none.
The basketball legend is one of the richest sportspeople in the whole world. Even though he is retired, Michael is still earning from the different endorsements and investments. He has a net worth of $2.1 Billion. Charlotte Hornets of the NBA is owned by Michael Jordan. The 57-year-old basketball legend also invested in PSG after Lionel Messi signed for them. He made a few million from there.
Not many people might know Ion Tiriac, but he has acquired legendary status in Tennis and Ice Hockey. Do not be confused with what you read. He did play two different sports during his playing days. He has a net worth of $1.7 Billion. Ion Tiriac is from Romania and is currently 82 years old. He is the richest Tennis player ever.
Tiger Woods is one of the few active sportspeople who has already been termed as a legend in their respective playing sport. He is a professional golfer and has a net worth of $800 Million. The 44-year-old legend has earned this huge wealth from golf and the different endorsements. Tiger Woods has won several accolades in his younger days.
Floyd Mayweather is often termed as the ‘Money Man’ because of his money show-off on the internet. He has a net worth of $700 Millon. Floyd Mayweather was a professional boxer before retiring in 2017. Currently, he is busy looking after his business. The 43-year-old former boxer never lost a single match in his entire career.
The former formula one legend, Michael Schumacher, has a net worth of $600. He is from Germany and is currently 51 years old. After retiring, he was involved in a terrible car accident and remained in a coma for quite some time. Currently, he is physically fit and enjoying his retired life.
If you do not know who Magic Johnson is, then you are not a true sportsperson. The basketball legend is one of the most celebrated basketball players of all time. His slam dunks are his strong point, and the basketball will never produce another Magic Johnson. Magic Johnson has a net worth of $600 Million.
The former professional American Football is one of the richest sportspeople of all time. He used to play in the quarterback position. Currently, he is 78 years old with a whopping net worth of $600 Million. Roger Staubach is considered to be one of the best quarterbacks to ever grace a football field of the NFL.
The name of Kobe Bryant brings a tear to our eyes. The basketball legend left us in 2020 in a terrible helicopter accident. He was only 41 years old. Kobe Bryant had a net worth of $500 Million. He did endorsements for several companies like Nike, Lenovo, Mercedes Benz, etc.
The most recent entry in this list is Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo, with $500 Million dethroned LeBron James, with $480 Million from the 10th position of the list. With over 25+ trophies and 750+ goals in his career, Cristiano Ronaldo is considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time. The 36 years old is showing no signs of stopping and is more fitter than ever. Follow him on Twitter.