This year, sports’ biggest stars hit the jackpot, taking home a total of $1.1 billion. Astronomical earnings for professional athletes reached an all-time high this year, driven by lucrative contracts, thriving business opportunities and strategic investments. In this ranking, discover the 10 richest athletes of 2023, world icons who knew how to turn their success on the ground into real wealth.
#8 Stephen Curry
sports income : 48.4 million dollars
non-sports income : 52 million dollars
nation : United State
sports : Basketball
age : 32 years
He just won his fourth championship title NBA in June, Stephen Curry For the first time it exceeds $100 million in profits per year. his salary $48.1 million He was the highest in the NBA this season, and he will become the first NBA basketball player to earn $50 million in the 2023-24 season, when he is expected to earn $51.9 million. The Golden State Warriors lost a major sponsor when FTX collapsed, and has since been embroiled in a lawsuit accusing celebrities who backed the company of misleading customers in ads promoting the cryptocurrency exchange. However, he has filled that void and more. In March, he signed a long-term extension with Under Armour, which will extend until his retirement from basketball, and entered into a new partnership with Chase Bank. His multimedia company Unanimous Media is among the producers of a documentary about him that’s set to air on Apple TV+ in July, and he’s set to release a series of graphic novels next year. He also recently invested in the Golf + VR platform and in TMRW Sports, the start-up company founded by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy that aims to create a state-of-the-art golf league.