An annual list of the highest paid athletes in the world has been published since 2021 by Sportico, a digital content company in the sports industry. See also a similar lists published by Forbes (1990+) and Sports Illustrated (2004-2014).
List of Lists
Top Paid Athlete for Each Year
Here are the top earners in the world of sports for each year that Sportico has made such a list. For the list of the top-10 athletes from each year, click on the year number.
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- Forbes lists of the highest paid athletes
- Sports Illustrated Top Paid Lists.
- Highest paid sportswomen
- Most popular athletes of the world