The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

2015 Total Earnings: $300 million.

2. Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao

2015 Total Earnings: $160 million

3. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

2015 Total Earnings: $79.6 million

4. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

2015 Total Earnings: $73.8 million

5. Roger Federer

Roger Federer

2015 Total Earnings: $67 million

6. LeBron James

LeBron James

2015 Total Earnings: $64.8 million

7. Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

2015 Total Earnings: $54.1 million

8. Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson

2015 Total Earnings: $50.8 million

9. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods

2015 Total Earnings: $50.6 million

10. Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

2015 Total Earnings: $49.5 million

11. Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

2015 Total Earnings: $48.9 million

12. Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy

2015 Total Earnings: $48.3 million

13. Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

2015 Total Earnings: $48.2 million

14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

2015 Total Earnings: $39.1 million

15. Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

2015 Total Earnings: $39 million

16. Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh

2015 Total Earnings: $38.6 million

17. Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso

2015 Total Earnings: $35.5 million

18. Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

2015 Total Earnings: $35 million

19. Jon Lester

Jon Lester

2015 Total Earnings: $34.1 million

20. Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose

2015 Total Earnings: $34 million

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