Michael Jordan's net worth is estimated to be $2.2 billion in 2022, making him the richest athlete in the world.
What is this? As one of the top three popular games globally, basketball is also the richest sport with a global market value of $90 billion. Its popularity has crossed over 2 to 2.5 billion fans worldwide.
Kevin Durant is an American professional basketball player. He won the 2013–14 National Basketball Association (NBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, establishing himself as one of the best players of his generation while only in his early 20s. He will be the most famous athlete in the world in 2022.
The most popular and cherished sport in the world, football has the highest industry share among all sports. It has a market value of US$600 billion, which is 43 percent of the global sports market.
1. BasketBall. Basketball ranks first in the list of highest-paying sports in the world. National Basketball Association (NBA), composed of 30 teams is the most popular and highest paying basketball league in the world.
Boxing. The Sweet Science. That's the sport that demands the most from the athletes who compete in it. It's harder than football, harder than baseball, harder than basketball, harder than hockey or soccer or cycling or skiing or fishing or billiards or any other of the 60 sports we rated.
As per revenue, the NFL is the wealthiest professional sports league. In 2018, the NFL was the most profitable sports league, with US$16 billion in revenue. The NBA, founded in 1946, is an American professional basketball league. It consists of 30 teams, with two conferences of 15 teams each.
The world's richest footballer, Faiq Bolkiah has finally found his feet following his career lifeline move to Thai side Chonburi FC.
As of 2022, Andrew Lloyd Webber is the richest musician in the world with an estimated net worth of $1.28 Billion dollars.
1. Base Jumping. Base jumping is undoubtedly the world's most dangerous sport. The statistics show that there is a far bigger chance of dying base jumping than doing any other activity.
Last season, the NFL made $14 billion in total revenue, which was over $900 million more than they made the season before and a $6 billion increase from 2010. The NBA, on the other hand, made $7.4 billion in revenue last season, up 25% from the prior season when they made a total of $5.94 billion.
Different sports pay very differently, athletes are separated in salary by very large margins and many athletes are overpaid. Now, allow me to give you some examples of how much some people in non-sports industries make each year. These numbers may vary depending on the specific area of expertise.
Salary Ranges for Professional Athletes
The salaries of Professional Athletes in the US range from $16,628 to $187,200 , with a median salary of $35,004 . The middle 50% of Professional Athletes makes between $28,895 and $34,995, with the top 83% making $187,200.
10-day contracts in the NBA last exactly for 10 days. These contracts are valued from $50,000 to $130,000 depending on the experience and playing years in the NBA. Sometimes players are signed for three matches as well. After a 10-day contract expires, teams must either keep a player in a squad or release him.