Sport has become a lucrative hunting ground in the modern World. Top athletes are making even more cash today as compared to their counterparts in the last decade. The main reason is the emergence of more brands and sponsors willing to splash more cash. Social media has created new platforms for the superstars to reach out to more people. As a result, they are more useful to brands targeting a larger audience. Today, we want to look at superstars making crazy cash via brands endorsements right now.
5. Stephen Curry- $42 Million
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) January 22, 2019
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is the fifth highest earner today by endorsement. The talented attacker is pocketing $42 million right now through multiple endorsement deals. Neymar will not be happy to see his close friend is making much more money than him.
4.Tiger Woods- $42 Million
Thanks for all the birthday wishes. It’s been an amazing year. Return of the Roar is airing on @espn tonight at 9 p.m. ET. The support from my family, friends and all of you were instrumental in my return to competitive golf. pic.twitter.com/LA24qeUL2W
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) December 30, 2018
Golf legend Tiger Woods is still going strong despite struggling with several career-ending injuries in recent years. The American remains the most popular player in the sport. He might not be winning as he used to but top brands still want to be associated with him. Today, the star takes home $42 million via multiple endorsements.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo- $47 Million
Contente pelo meu 1 troféu pela Juventus!! Trabalho feito!!! 🎉🔝🏆 pic.twitter.com/9OiqlmiKdD
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 16, 2019
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the only footballer in the top ten list of best earners via endorsements today. The five times World Player of the year will certainly make more money for many years to come. He has a very good management team that has positioned him perfectly for brands over the years.
The former Real Madrid and Manchester United star take home $47 million via endorsements by multiple companies. They include Nike, Tag Heuer, Herbalife, Monster Headphones and Sacoor Brothers.