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Top Paid Sports People

The top athletes in the world can earn excessive amounts of money, not only from prize money and salaries, but endorsements and appearance money. Forbes and Sports Illustrated are two magazines which publish annual lists of top paid athletes, and as they are based on different criteria and formula for determining the lists, the order and composition of the lists can be different.

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