Forbes' 2012 Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes

Forbes' 2012 Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes

Published on June 19th, 2012

Here is Forbes' top 10 highest paid athletes, taken from the top 100 list released this week...


 
Posted by Daye Kaba
 
Here is Forbes' top 10 highest paid athletes, taken from the top 100 list released this week:
 
Forbes has released its list of the 100 highest paid athletes, and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., nicknamed "Money," is No. 1.
 
Mayweather, who made $85 million for two fights last year, is currently serving a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas for domestic battery.
 
Boxer Manny Pacquiao is second on the magazine's list at $62 million from earnings and endorsements. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight title to Timothy Bradley earlier this month.
 

Top 10

- Floyd Mayweather $85M

- Manny Pacquiao $62M

- Tiger Woods $59.4M

- LeBron James $53M

- Roger Federer $52.7M

- Kobe Bryant $52.3M

- Phil Mickelson $47.8M

- David Beckham $46M

- Cristiano Ronaldo $42.5M

- Peyton Manning $42.4

 

 

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