BRW Top 50 Sports Earners for 2008

Here are the top earning Australian sports people for the year 2008, as published by the Business Review Weekly (BRW) magazine. Just the top 10 of their "Top 50 Sports Earners" list is shown. 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.

Golfer Greg Norman is top of the list, as he has been everytime since the BRW top earners list was first published. There were 15 golfers in the top 50 list, including two females Karrie Webb and Katherine Hull. There were no rugby players from either code and only one AFL player, Carlton captain Chris Judd ($1.1 million) in the top 50.

Rank Name Sport Earnings ($AUD)
1 Greg Norman Golf 20.9
2 Harry Kewell Soccer 10.5
3 Chad Reed Motorsport 8.7
4 Mark Webber Motorsport 8.5
5 Andrew Bogut Basketball 8.2
6 Lucas Neill Soccer 7.7
7 Mark Viduka Soccer 7.1
8 Lleyton Hewitt Tennis 6.6
9 Mat Mladin Motorsport 6.5
10 Adam Scott Golf 5.8

Source: BRW, December 2008

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