The World's Highest Paid Athletes from 2007
Here is the top 10 list of the highest earning sportspeople from 2006-2007. It is a few years old now, the list would be much different today. The name that keeps coming on top is Tiger Woods, this year his earnings totalling over 100 million dollars.
This list was published in Forbes magazine July 2007. Earnings estimates (US dollars) are for June 2006 to June 2007. Totals include salaries, bonuses, prize money, endorsements and appearance fees. See also the top earning lists from other years. See also the top 10 highest paid in 2007 according to Sports Illustrated.
|Name||Sport||Nationality||earning ($ million)||previous year|
|2||Oscar De La Hoya||boxing||USA||43||>10|
|4||Kimi Raikkonen||F1 racing||Finland||40||>10|
|5||Michael Schumacher||F1 racing||Germany||36||2|
- Forbes Magazine, July 2, 2007. The Celebrity 100, p74.