This year, sports’ biggest stars hit the jackpot, taking home $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.
#10 Kevin Durant
sports income : 44.1 million dollars
non-sports income : 45 million dollars
nation : United State
sports : Basketball
age : 34 years
Kevin Durant was transferred from Brooklyn Networks He was transferred to the Phoenix Suns in February, but he didn’t just play the field. Through his investment company, 35V, he has acquired stakes in the Premier Lacrosse League, a brand of nutrition Happy VikingIn the Volleyball leaguein Athletes Unlimited Women’s Sports League Network, in Major League Pickleball Team, in Brand Fanatic Mitchell Nices, digital creative company Goldenset Collective, emerging sports programming company ScorePlay and Tiger Woods’ TMRW Sports in the past 10 months alone. He also has a growing media empire with Boardroom and one of the most lucrative contracts in the industry NBA with Nike, which was recently upgraded to a lifetime contract. Michael Jordan and LeBron James are the only other NBA players with lifetime contracts with the shoemaker.
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