10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2015

3 July 2015

10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2015

Wondering which are the highest paid athletes in the world 2015? Well, you’re about to find out! Keep reading!

We’ve all heard about people being paid fortunes and the only competition for the entertainment industry millionaires are the ones that made it big in Sports. At the end of the day, they are the best of the best, they have huge followings and everyone loves them.

When you get the chance to entertain or impact millions it just seems like millions start adding up in your bank account. From soccer to American football to golf we’ve taken everyone into account and here’s the final list!

Here is the Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2015:

#10 Kobe Bryant – $49.5 Million

We begin our list of the highest-paid athletes in the world with Kobe Bryant. The American professional basket baller plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

His journey to NBA started from high-school, and for his entire career he has played for the Lakers, winning five NBA championships.

Bryant is a 17-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team. The player still has deals with Nike, Lenovo, Hublot and Panini, but is moving away from straight endorsement deals in favor of being a part of the business.

Kobe Bryant had the highest salary in the NBA for the fifth straight year at $23.5 in 2014-15.

His future includes Kobe Inc., which he set up in 2013. The firm’s first investment was $4-6 million in 2014 to buy more than 10% of emerging sports drink BodyArmor.

10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2015
10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World 2015 #10 Kobe Bryant – $49.5 Million |via: elitesports|

NEXT: #9 Cristiano Ronaldo

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