Think you know the net worth of your favorite athletes? Think again. Check out these athletes whose net worths could buy all of the personal fitness trainers and health club memberships in the world. Some of these athletes are worth more than you can comprehend, while others are worth less than the clothes they’re wearing. Check out this gallery and see if you can guess the net worth of your favorite celebrity.
Maria Sharapova – $195 Million
Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova is currently number 9 in the world. She has a net worth of $195 million. This is one woman who does not need any professional personal fitness trainers to keep her on track, or a sophisticated financial advisor to keep her finances in check, for that matter.
Michael Jordan – $1.31 Billion
Michael Jordan is widely considered the greatest basketball player of all time., and his net worth of over $1 billion says it all. He won six championships with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990’s, and post-retirement he has built his huge wealth off of his Jordan brand Nike shoes and is a part owner of the Charlotte Hornets.
Lionel Messi – $220 Million
Famous soccer star Lionel Messi has a net worth of $220 million. Not only does he have one of the highest-paying contracts in professional soccer, but he has countless sponsors to complement net worth. Think we’d see him on the treadmill at the local health club?
Tonya Harding – $30,000
Tonya Harding is an American former Olympic figure skater who has a net worth of $30 thousand. A figure skating champion, Tonya Harding won the 1991 Figure Skating Championships and placed 2nd in the World Championships. She was the first woman in history to land a triple axel in competition. Unfortunately, Tonya is probably most famous for her alleged involvement in a 1994 scandal involving fellow figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Michael Phelps – $55 Million
Michael Phelps holds the record for most Olympics medals ever won by an athlete, and rightfully so. He is highly regarded as the best swimmer of all time and with all of his endorsements and winnings, Phelps’ net worth is at a comfortable $55 million.
Kevin Durant – $150 Million
Kevin Durant’s net worth used to stands at $100 million before winning the 2017 NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors, but after his championship wins and multiple endorsements, Durant’s net worth is now at $150 million.
Vince McMahon – $1.19 Billion
His WWE Stock spiked at close to $28 a share in April 2014, putting his net worth at $1.2 billion. This was in part a result of the launch of their Online Streaming Services WWE Network. After a Quarter of disappointing results from the services, the stock dropped by more than 40% in 1 day to $11.28 making return to Multi-Millionaire Status.
Tom Brady – $131 Million
The Patriots’ quarterback signed a contract extension in March that included a $28 million signing bonus, lowering his 2016 base salary from $9 million to just $1 million in the process. That could save Brady close to $2 million in game checks if his four-game suspension stemming from the “Deflategate” saga is upheld. He also makes plenty off the field, thanks to deals with brands including Under Armour and UGG Boots.
Floyd Mayweather – $600 Million
Perhaps the best boxer of this era and without question the most talented, Floyd “Money” Mayweather has shown an unprecedented mix of speed, power, and natural instincts every time he steps into the ring—a combination that has already translated to six boxing championships in five different weight classes: Super Featherweight, Lightweight, Junior Welterweight, Welterweight twice and Super Welterweight.
Peyton Manning – $185 Million
Quarterback Peyton Manning is a 5-time MVP in the NFL. His net worth is a whopping $185 million, and we definitely wouldn’t want to do any professional fitness training around him.
Manny Pacquiao – $250 Million
Just by fighting, he earned $35 million for his two fights against Joshua Clottey and Miguel Cotto. Pacquiao is included in Forbes’ list of Highest Paid Athletes from the second half of 2009 to the first half of 2010; he is ranked 8th with an income of $42 million.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson – $185 Million
Dwayne Johnson, the actor and professional wrestler, also known by his ring name “The Rock,” is currently ranking a whopping $185 million net worth. Thanks to his success as a wrestler, Johnson became a household name, which allowed him to get into the Hollywood realm and start his career as an even more successful actor.
Richard Childress – $200 Million
Former NASCAR driver Richard Childress has a net worth of $200 million. He’s got a pretty nice life set up in North Carolina with his fortune- country club memberships, personal gym, private yoga classes, the works.
John Madden – $200 Million
Former football player John Madden is a Super Bowl winning coach. His net worth is $200 million. He may be able to out-lift us, but how well do you think he does in iyengar yoga classes?
Lebron James – $400 Million
King James is arguably the best basketball player in the NBA. He recently returned to Cleveland and won them their first NBA Championship. Besides a huge sponsorship deal with Nike, Lebron is currently trying to build his empire as a businessman.
Hakeem Olajuwon – $200 Million
Hakeem ‘The Dream’ is one of the best big men in NBA history, with a height of 7’0″. When Olajuwon played back in the 1980s, the contracts were not as large as they are today. But, since he has retired, he has clearly done well for himself, as his net worth of $200 million speaks for itself.
Michael Schumacher – $800 Million
Michael Schumacher is a German Formula One driver who has won Formula One world driver’s championship several times, he has a net worth estimated at $800 million. His career spanned from 1991 to 2006 with Jordan Benetton and Ferrari. In 2010 he announced a comeback with Mercedes GP.
Arnold Palmer – $700 Million
Widely considered as one of the greatest players in the history of men’s professional golf. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed “The King,” he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974 and won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
Brett Favre – $100 Million
Former American football quarterback, Brett Favre, has an estimated net worth of $100 million. The starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992-2007, Brett Favre has thrown more touchdown passes than any quarterback in the NFL history.
Mario Andretti – $100 Million
Considered as one of the most successful Americans in the history of car racing, Italian American Mario Andretti is a former world car racing champion with an estimated net worth of $100 million.
Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner – $100 Million
Bruce (Caitlyn) Jenner is a former American Olympic athlete, television personality and businessman who has an estimated net worth of $100 million. In 2015, Jenner made headlines after admitting that he is a trans. After months of speculations and rumors, he came out as a transwoman in 2015.
Elton Brand – $100 Million
Basketball player Elton Brand may not be a household name, but with a net worth like that, we think he should be. His net worth is a tidy sum of $100 million.
Sidney Crosby – $45 Million
Captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby is no stranger to the ice. Regarded as one of the best hockey players in the NHL right now, it’s no wonder his net worth is a nice $45 million.
Wayne Gretzky – $200 Million
Hockey player Wayne Gretzky, known as the “Great One”, has a net worth of $200 million. He is widely recognized as the best hockey player of all time, and his net worth says it all. Since retiring from professional hockey, Gretzky has done well for himself with multiple endorsements and sponsors.
Pete Sampras – $150 Million
Pete Sampras, the former No.1 tennis player in the world, is now retired with an estimated net worth of $150 million. Also, Sampras gets to share his net worth with his famous wife Bridgette Wilson, who acted in films such as Billy Madison and I Know What You Did Last Summer.
Mario Lemieux – $150 Million
Looks like this former Canadian professional ice hockey player didn’t do too bad for himself. He is currently the owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins and is currently ranking one of the most wealthy athletes in the world, with a net worth of $150 million.
Alexandre Pato – $145 Million
Starting at the young age of 16, this Brazilian professional footballer, who plays for Spanish club Villarreal CF and the Brazil national team, is, at the age of 27, currently worth an estimated $145 million dollars.
Serena Williams – $150 Million
Serena Williams is the G.O.A.T when it comes to women’s sports. She is so dominant that she makes more than most male athletes. She could probably beat most male athletes at most sports as well.
Chris Webber – $143 Million
Chris Webber lives in infamy for his timeout call that cost the Fab 5 a national championship in the 90’s. Despite that he went on to have a stellar NBA career in Sacramento. He is still accumulating wealth as an announcer for Basketball on TNT.
Martin Edwards – $142 Million
Martin Edwards has and estimated net worth of $142.5 million. Former Manchester United chairman Edwards, 65, who brought Sir Alex Ferguson to Old Trafford, held the job for 23 years and is now honorary life president. It was Edwards who took the decision to float the football club in 1991. He sold his shares in tranches, making £120m in total. Other wealth, including £3m of net assets in two small property companies, keeps him at £95m.
Ryan Howard – $140 Million
Ryan Howard signed a 5-year, $125 Million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2010 after a monster season in 2009. Apparently he gave up after receiving that much money, because he is currently playing in the Minors.
Lennox Lewis – $140 Million
British-Canadian retired boxer, Lennox Claudius Lewis has a net worth of $140 million. The London-born former world heavyweight boxing champion won £84m during his 14-year professional career. Lewis won 41 of his 44 professional fights, including victories against Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson and Vitali Klitschko. He also avenged both his defeats, against Oliver McCall and Hasim Rahman. Since retiring in 2004 Lewis has resisted calls to return to the ring to fight Klitschko.
Miguel Cabrera – $135 Million
Venezuelan professional baseball, Miguel Cabrera has an estimated net worth of $135 million in 2015. The baseball third baseman for Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. Cabrera has run into some off-field problems involving alcohol, which limits his endorsement potential. His playing contract with the Detroit Tigers is worth $152.3 million over eight years which he signed in 2008
Gilbert Arenas – $135 Million
American professional basketball, Gilbert Jay Arenas, Jr. has an estimated net worth of $135 million. He last played for Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He has also played for the Memphis Grizzlies, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a point guard and shooting guard.
Drew Brees – $130 Million
Currently playing for the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees is a professional football quarterback with a current net worth of $130 million. Drew Brees receives an annual salary of $22 million. In 2004, he was named as the Comeback Player of the Year, and in 2008 and 2011, he was hailed as the National Football League Offensive Player of the Year. He was awarded as the MVP on Super Bowl XLIV.
Novak Djokovic – $130 Million
Serbian professional tennis player, Novak Djokovic, has an estimated net worth of $130 million in 2015. Ranked the World No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) since 4 July 2011. Novak Djokovic has won three Grand Slam singles titles, becoming the first player representing Serbia to win a Grand Slam singles title and the youngest player in the open era to have reached the semi-finals of all four Grand Slam events, separately and consecutively.
Joe Johnson – $60 Million
After two years of studying at the University of Arkansas, Joe Johnson became a part of the 2001 NBA Draft when he was signed by the Boston Celtics. He played with Celtics from 2001 until 2002. From 2002 to 2005, he played with the Phoenix Suns and from 2005-2012, he played with the Atlanta Hawks. In July 2012, Joe was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Williams, Morrow, Farmar, Stevenson, and other players.
Lewis Hamilton – $280 Million
British Formula One racing driver, Lewis Hamilton has a net worth of $280 million in 2015. Now reconciled with his father and united with Fuller, Hamilton is poised to fully realize his huge earning potential. He is Britain’s richest young sportsman, aged 30 and under. At the age of 23, he won the Formula One world title in his second season in 2008. His world championship victory, good looks, famous girlfriend (former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger, the new co-presenter of the American version of The X Factor) and £75m five-year contract to drive for McLaren Mercedes keep him on the front and back pages.
Jack Nicklaus – $280 Million
Also known as The Golden Bear, Jack William Nicklaus was born on January 21, 1940, in Upper Arlington, Ohio, U.S. Since 1960, he has been married to Barbara Bash Nicklaus. He has five children named Jack, Steven, Gary, Nancy and Michael. He attended Ohio State University. After becoming pro in 1961, Jack Nicklaus officially retired 2005. Throughout the long span of his pro career, he has earned 115 professional wins.
George Foreman – $250 Million
His big pay day came in 1999 when he bagged $138 million for selling naming rights to grill manufacturer Salton. He has since pitched brands like Doritos, KFC and Meineke, and has launched a line of environmentally safe cleaning products, a line of personal care products, a health shake, a prescription shoe for diabetics and a restaurant franchise.
Oscar de la Hoya – $200 Million
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired American professional boxer of Mexican descent, and he has an estimated net worth of $200 million which made him the highest earning boxer of all time. He has earned his net worth through his winnings as a boxer in six different weight divisions with ten world titles as well as his business, Golden Boy Promotions, which he put up to take control of his own fights.
Fernando Alonso – $200 Million
Fernando Alonso is a Spanish Formula One race car driver and has a net worth of $200 million in 2015. Fernando Alonso has earned his net worth over the years as a driver for Minardi, Renault, McLaren and Ferrari. He has competed in Grand Prix’s around the world. He was born in Oviedo, Asturias, Northern Spain.
Ken Block – $200 Million
Used to be known as Monster World Rally Team, Ken Block is a professional American rally driver with an estimated net worth of $200 million in 2012. Apart from being a rally driver, Ken Block has also developed a passion for motocross, snowboarding and skateboarding. Ken Block started his rallying career with Vermont SportsCar team in 2005. When his first rallying career ended, he won the Rally America Rookie of the Year award.
Kevin Garnett – $180 Million
He won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award in 2004 and during the 2007-08 season, he was awarded as the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. In a blockbuster trade held last 2007, Garnett was traded to the Boston Celtics. On his freshman year with the Celtics, he helped the team won its first championship since 1986.
Grant Hill – $180 Million
With a net worth that high, we’re surprised he isn’t up there with some of the greatest NBA players of all time. This former NCAA and NBA star still earns cheddar by being an NBA analyst and announcer.
Tim Duncan – $170 Million
Retired NBA all-time great, can relax now that he is done with basketball, especially with his current net worth at over $170 million.
Andre Agassi – $175 Million
Agassi was one of the best players of his era. It would have been interesting to watch him match up with Federer and Nadal, knowing how good of a player he was during his era. Although Agassi is now retired, he can sit comfortably with his insane net worth of $175 million.
Dirk Nowitzki – $120 Million
Nowitzki is one of the best foreign players, if not one of the best to ever play in the NBA. We believe he’ll be a future first-ballot Hall of Famer, and with a net worth in the nine-figure range, he’ll be fine for life.
Wayne Rooney – $160 Million
In his prime, he challenged Messi and Ronaldo for the Golden Boot award. Now a legend in the sport of soccer, Wayne Rooney’s net worth is a whopping $160 million.
Jeff Gordon – $150 Million
This retired NASCAR racer will go down as one of the best all time. But many will say his insane net worth of $150 million is well deserved due to his impact on the entire racing community.