Highest Paid Athletes in 2013
The list of the highest paid athletes is out and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is at the top of the list again in 2013. Mayweather made $90 million, amazingly all from his paydays as a fighter and $0 from endorsements. Most athletes depend on endorsements to supplement their (already) million dollar contracts. Take the second highest paid, LeBron James; he made $56,545,000 in 2013, $17,545,000 in salary and $39 million in endorsements.The rest of the list is as follows:
3. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints, $47,800,000…$40,000,000 salary, $7,800,000 endorsements.
4. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, $46,850,000…$27,850,000 salary, $19,000,000 endorsements.
5. Tiger Woods, Golfer, $40,839,027…$7,839,027 salary, $33,000,000 endorsements.
The top 50 included 25 baseball players, 13 basketball players and 8 football players.
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots did not make the top 50.