Professional athletes are masters of their craft – they spend the majority of their lives training and dedicating their bodies to be the best they can be at a specific sport.
Although some athletes are paid questionably high, their net worths undoubtedly suggest that they can do things that none of us can.
Here are the net worths of some of the highest paid and most shocking athletes in the world. You’ll either respect these athletes more than you ever have, or you’ll be furious that they could possibly be worth as much as they are.
Usain Bolt – $32.5million
Bolt has worked hard to earn the number 32 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-earning athletes. The multi-Olympic champion is currently worth $60 million, which is reportedly $32.5 million than any other sprinter in the history of track and field.
Floyd Mayweather – $400 million
Mayweather is consistently ranked as the highest grossing athlete of all time, earning over $250 million for a single boxing match. His record is an incredible 49 wins, 0 losses and 26 knockouts. His net worth is $400 million.