Sports Illustrated's Fortunate 50 ranks the wealthiest athletes by calculating salaries and endorsements. Check out how much some of the top-paid athletes made last year, as compiled by Sports Illustrated.
15. Vincent Jackson: $25,360,000
14. Felix Hernandez: $25,600,000
13. Johan Santana: $26,300,000
12. Kevin Durant: $27,670,000
11. Dwayne Wade: $26,682,000
10. Zack Greinke: $29,020,000
9. Alex Rodriguez: $29,900,000
8. Peyton Manning: $31,000,000
7. Derrick Rose: $33,403,000
6. Phil Mickelson: $39,528,000
5. Tiger Woods: $40,839,027
4. Kobe Bryant: $46,850,000
Drew Brees, football, $51 million
2. Lebron James: $56,545,000
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: $90,000,000
To get the full list of the richest athletes in America, click here.
Take a look at professional athletes who have reaped the benefits of lucrative endorsement deals here.
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