Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes

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This is a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world for 2014 as ranked by Forbes magazine on their earnings.

Sortable table
Rank Name Sport Nation Total Salary/Winnings Endorsements
1 Tiger Woods Golf United States $78.1 million $15 million $65 million
2 Roger Federer Tennis Switzerland $71.5 million $6.5 million $65 million
3 Kobe Bryant Basketball United States $61.9 million $27.9 million $34 million
4 LeBron James Basketball United States $59.8 million $17.8 million $42 million
5 Drew Brees American football United States $51 million $40 million $11 million
6 Aaron Rodgers American football United States $49 million $43 million $6 million
7 Phil Mickelson Golf United States $48.7 million $4.7 million $44 million
8 David Beckham Football England $47.2 million $5.2 million $42 million
9 Cristiano Ronaldo Football Portugal $44 million $23 million $21 million
10 Lionel Messi Football Argentina $41.3 million $20.3 million $21 million
11 Tom Brady American football United States $38.3 million $31.3 million $7 million
12 Derrick Rose Basketball United States $37.4 million $16.4 million $21 million
13 Joe Flacco American football United States $36.8 million $35.9 million $0.9 million
14 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Boxing United States $34 million $34 million $0
15 Manny Pacquiao Boxing Philippines $34 million $26 million $8 million
16 Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket India $33.5 million $3.5 million $30 million
17 Kevin Durant Basketball United States $30.9 million $16.9 million $14 million
18 Alex Rodriguez Baseball United States $30.3 million $29.8 million $0.5 million
19 Fernando Alonso Auto racing Spain $30 million $28 million $2 million
19 Peyton Manning American football United States $30 million $18 million $12 million
21 Rory McIlroy Golf Northern Ireland $29.6 million $13.6 million $16 million
22 Maria Sharapova Tennis Russia $29 million $6 million $23 million
23 Dwyane Wade Basketball United States $28.9 million $17.4 million $11.5 million
24 Tony Romo American football United States $28.8 million $25.8 million $3 million
25 Carmelo Anthony Basketball United States $28 million $19.5 million $8.5 million
26 Lewis Hamilton Auto racing England $27.5 million $26 million $1.5 million
27 Amar'e Stoudemire Basketball United States $27 million $20 million $7 million
28 Novak Djokovic Tennis Serbia $26.9 million $12.9 million $14 million
29 Dwight Howard Basketball United States $26.5 million $19.5 million $7 million
30 Rafael Nadal Tennis Spain $26.4 million $5.4 million $21 million
31 Calvin Johnson American football United States $26.3 million $25.5 million $0.8 million
32 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Auto racing United States $26 million $13 million $13 million
33 Ray Rice American football United States $25.8 million $24.2 million $1.6 million
34 Joe Mauer Baseball United States $25.5 million $23 million $2.5 million
34 Johan Santana Baseball Venezuela $25.5 million $24.5 million $1 million
36 Derek Jeter Baseball United States $25.4 million $16.4 million $9 million
37 Felix Hernandez Baseball Venezuela $25.3 million $25.1 million $0.3 million
38 Dwayne Bowe American football United States $24.9 million $24.5 million $0.4 million
39 Josh Hamilton Baseball United States $24.7 million $24.2 million $0.5 million
40 Usain Bolt Track and field Jamaica $24.2 million $0.2 million $24 million
41 Jimmie Johnson Auto racing United States $24 million $17.3 million $6.7 million
42 Wladimir Klitschko Boxing Ukraine $24 million $19 million $5 million
43 Prince Fielder Baseball United States $23.8 million $23.3 million $0.5 million
44 CC Sabathia Baseball United States $23.6 million $23.1 million $0.5 million
45 Vincent Jackson American football United States $23.4 million $23.2 million $0.3 million
46 Miguel Cabrera Baseball Venezuela $23 million $21.5 million $1.5 million
47 Cliff Lee Baseball United States $22.9 million $22.7 million $0.2 million
47 Mark Teixeira Baseball United States $22.9 million $22.6 million $0.3 million
49 Cole Hamels Baseball United States $22.7 million $22.5 million $0.2 million
50 Matt Schaub American football United States $22.3 million $21.9 million $0.4 million
51 Valentino Rossi Motorcycle racing Italy $22 million $12 million $10 million
51 Sachin Tendulkar Cricket India $22 million $4 million $18 million
53 Clay Matthews American football United States $21.8 million $21.3 million $0.5 million
53 Chris Paul Basketball United States $21.8 million $17.8 million $4 million
55 Zack Greinke Baseball United States $21.7 million $21.7 million $0.1 million
56 Gilbert Arenas Basketball United States $21.6 million $21.5 million $0.1 million
57 Pau Gasol Basketball Spain $21.5 million $19 million $2.5 million
58 Dirk Nowitzki Basketball Germany $21.4 million $20.9 million $0.5 million
59 Adrian Gonzalez Baseball United States $21.2 million $21 million $0.2 million
59 Vernon Wells Baseball United States $21.2 million $21 million $0.2 million
61 Wayne Rooney Football England $21.1 million $18.1 million $3 million
62 Ryan Howard Baseball United States $21 million $21 million $1 million
63 Sergio Agüero Football Argentina $20.9 million $17.4 million $3.5 million
64 Didier Drogba Football Ivory Coast $20.8 million $15.8 million $5 million
64 Joe Johnson Basketball United States $20.8 million $19.8 million $1 million
64 Justin Verlander Baseball United States $20.8 million $20.3 million $0.5 million
67 Yaya Touré Football Ivory Coast $20.7 million $18.2 million $2.5 million
68 Roy Halladay Baseball United States $20.5 million $20 million $0.5 million
68 Neymar Football Brazil $20.5 million $10.5 million $10 million
68 Serena Williams Tennis United States $20.5 million $8.5 million $12 million
71 Tim Lincecum Baseball United States $20.1 million $19.7 million $0.4 million
72 Carl Crawford Baseball United States $20 million $19.8 million $0.2 million
72 Fernando Torres Football Spain $20 million $17 million $3 million
74 Barry Zito Baseball United States $19.9 million $19.7 million $0.2 million
75 Chris Bosh Basketball United States $19.8 million $17.8 million $2 million
76 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Football Sweden $19.7 million $17.2 million $2.5 million
77 Ichiro Suzuki Baseball Japan $19.6 million $13.6 million $6 million
78 Ernie Els Golf South Africa $19.5 million $3.5 million $16 million
79 Kaká Football Brazil $19.3 million $13.8 million $5.5 million
80 Deron Williams Basketball United States $19.2 million $17.2 million $2 million
81 Brandt Snedeker Golf United States $19 million $17 million $2 million
82 Paul Pierce Basketball United States $18.8 million $16.8 million $2 million
83 Tony Stewart Auto racing United States $18.5 million $12.5 million $6 million
84 Carl Nicks American football United States $18.3 million $18.3 million $0
85 Jeff Gordon Auto racing United States $18.2 million $12.7 million $5.5 million
85 Li Na Tennis China $18.2 million $3.2 million $15 million
85 Carlos Tevez Football Argentina $18.2 million $16.7 million $1.5 million
88 Alfonso Soriano Baseball Dominican Republic $18.1 million $18 million $0.1 million
89 Sebastian Vettel Auto racing Germany $18 million $17 million $1 million
90 Matt Cain Baseball United States $17.4 million $17.1 million $0.3 million
90 Matt Holliday Baseball United States $17.4 million $17.1 million $0.3 million
92 Michael Young Baseball United States $17.3 million $17.2 million $0.1 million
93 Rudy Gay Basketball United States $17.2 million $16.5 million $0.8 million
93 Steven Gerrard Football England $17.2 million $12.7 million $4.5 million
95 Zach Randolph Basketball United States $17 million $16.5 million $0.5 million
96 Russell Westbrook Basketball United States $16.9 million $13.9 million $3 million
97 Andrew Bynum Basketball United States $16.7 million $16.5 million $0.3 million
98 AJ Burnett Baseball United States $16.6 million $16.5 million $0.1 million
98 Brandon Roy Basketball United States $16.6 million $16.4 million $0.3 million
100 Samuel Eto'o Football Cameroon $16.4 million $13.4 million $3 million

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