BRW Top 50 Sports Earners for 2002

Here are the top earning Australian sports people for the year 2002, as published by the Business Review Weekly (BRW) magazine. Just some of the top 10 of their "Top 50 Sports Earners" list is shown, as not all data has been found.

The list is compiled by BRW journalists and includes gross wages, prize money, sponsorships and endorsements. See other BRW Top Earners from other years, and also how these compare to the international top earner lists.

Australian golfer Greg Norman has finished in top spot again, as he has since the list began in 1997. Lleyton Hewitt is up from 4th last year.

Rank Name Sport Earnings ($AUD) previous year
1 Greg Norman Golf $24.6 mill 1
2 Lleyton Hewitt Tennis $18.8 mill 4
3 Harry Kewell Soccer $18 mill 3
4 Mark Viduka Soccer $7.5 mill 6
=5 Mark Bosnich Soccer $6.5 mill 9
=5 Costa Tszyu Boxing $6.5 mill >10
7 Graeme Lloyd Baseball $5.5 mill 7
8 Robert Allenby Golf $3.92 mill 8
9 Ian Thorpe Swimming $3.8 mill >10
10 Craig Moore Soccer $3.75 mill >10

Source: BRW, December 2002

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