Mayweather Jr. The Highest Paying Athlete in the World

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Saturday, June 09 2018 - 22:52 IWST

Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Forbes on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 launches the names of athletes with the highest paid in the world, surprisingly the former US boxer who has a perfect record Floyd Mayweather Jr. topped the list with $ 285 million in wealth, this beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi ($ 111 million), and 2017 World Player of the Year "Cristiano Ronaldo" ($ 108 million). Even the amount of paid Messi and Ronaldo combined if still lost to the boxer who has the nickname "Money Mayweather" this one.

                While the fourth and fifth positions are filled by UFC players Connor McGregor, and PSG Suoerstar Neymar Jr. here are the full list:

    1.        Floyd Mayweather Jr.     $ 285 Million
    
2.        Lionel Messi                       $ 111 Million
    
3.        Cristiano Ronaldo             $ 108 Million
    
4.        Connor McGregor            $ 99 Million
    
5.        Neymar Jr.                          $ 90 Million
    
6.        LeBron James                     $ 85.5 Million
    
7.        Roger Federer                   $ 77.2 Million
    
8.        Stephen Curry                   $ 76.9 Million
    
9.        Matt Ryan                           $ 67.3 Million
    
10.     Matthew Stanford           $ 59.5 Million

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