#1 – FLOYD MAYWEATHER – Mayweather, who made $85 million for two fights last year, is currently serving a three-month jail sentence in Las Vegas for domestic battery.
Forbes has released its list of the 100 highest paid athletes, and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., nicknamed “Money,” is No. 1.
#2 Boxer Manny Pacquiao at $62 million from earnings and endorsements. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight title to Timothy Bradley earlier this month.
#3 Tiger Woods – No. 1 on the list since 2001, made $59.4 million to place third.
#4 LeBron James – Miami Heat’s MVP is fourth ($53 million). He is one of 13 basketball players on the list.
#5 Roger Federer – The tennis star is fifth at $52.7 million.
Kobe Bryant earned $52.3 Million
David Beckham of the Los Angeles Galaxy earned $46 Million and the highest ranked soccer player.
Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos’ new quarterback earned $42.4 Million during his last season with the Indianapolis Colts, even though he sat out the entire season while recovering from a neck injury.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among baseball players and No. 18 overall with $33 million.
Two women, both tennis players, made the list. Maria Sharapova ($27.9 million) comes in at No. 26, and Li Na ($18.4 million).
AND WHICH ONE OF THESE TOP EARNERS ARE SINGLE??? LOL