Top 50 Richest Athletes compiled a list of the 50 richest athletes defined by their net worth. Using Tableau, I classified each player within their respective sport and used a treemap to create a visual display.

Topping the list is Michael Schumacher, a German Formula One race car driver. Other famous athletes making the list include phenoms such as Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Roger Federer, and Floyd Mayweather. Most are professional athletes, but there are few that aren’t. See: Michael Buffer & Vince McMahon.

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Top 50 Richest Athletes by Sports

Top 50 Richest Athletes by Sports

Top 50 Richest Athletes

  • Michael Schumacher
  • Vince McMahon
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Michael Jordan
  • Roger Staubach
  • Tiger Woods
  • Magic Johnson
  • Al Davis
  • Eddie Jordan
  • Michael Buffer
  • Bud Selig
  • Ayrton Senna
  • David Beckham
  • Shaquille O’Neal
  • Dale Earnhardt JR
  • Greg Norman
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Jack Nicklaus
  • George Foreman
  • Paul Caddick
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Dave Whelan
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Floyd Mayweather
  • John Madden
  • Oscar De La Hoya
  • Tony Hulman George
  • Wayne Gretzky
  • LeBron James
  • Derek Jeter
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Kevin Garnett
  • Grant Hill
  • Roger Federer
  • Andre Agassi
  • Peyton Manning
  • Pete Sampras
  • Tim Duncan
  • Jeff Gordon
  • Ronaldo
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • John Elway
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  • Lennox Lewis
  • Heath Farwell

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