Top earning Beijin Olympics Athletes

The other day I was talking about how much money Olympic athletes make. I also found this interesting article at Forbes, The Top-Earning Athletes Of The Beijing Olympics. Here’s a list of the top money makers in USD and their estimated annual income.

  1. Kobe Bryant / USA / Basketball /$39 million
  2. LeBron James / USA / Basketball / $38 million
  3. Ronaldinho / Brazil / Soccer / $37 million
  4. Roger Federer / Switzerland / Tennis / $35 million
  5. Yao Ming / China / Basketball / $28 million
  6. Dwyane Wade / USA / Basketball / $27 million
  7. Maria Sharapova / Russia / Tennis / $26 million
  8. Dirk Nowitzki / Germany / Basketball / $25 million
  9. Jason Kidd / USA / Basketball / $20 million
  10. Pau Gasol / Spain / Basketball / $15 million

See the slideshow here.

Walking Bank Roll

photo courtesy of verybadlady

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