Here is our second and final list of the highest earning sport stars of 2015. See where your favourite athlete is on the list.
11. Ben Roethlisberger
The Pittsburgh Steelers QB grossed an impressive $49 million in the past 12 months.
12. Rory McIlroy
Another golfer on the list. Rory earned a whopping $48 million in winnings and endorsements.
13. Novak Djokovic
The Serbian tennis star who is also the Grand Slam champion racked up approximately $48 million in the past 12 months.
14. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
For his skills on the soccer pitch, the PSG captain and Swedish soccer star grossed $39 million in the last year. Now ‘Ibra’ dares you to Zlatan with that kind of money.
15. Lewis Hamilton
More than just sparking rumuors of a romance with Rihanna, the British Formula One racer sped his way to $39 million in the past 12 months.
16. Ndamukong Suh
The Miami Dolphins defensive tackle is the second highest-paid atlhlete in the NFL, earning almost $39 million in the past year.
17. Fernando Alonso
The Spanish Formula One driver raced his way to an approximate $35 million in earnings in the last 12 months.
18. Gareth Bale
The Welsh footballer cashed a huge paycheck of $35 million for his work on the soccer field. How could he not? He’s the world’s most expensive footballer.
19. John Lester
The Chicago Cubs pitcher made $34 million in the past 12 months, which makes him the highest paid player in the MLB.
20. Derrick Rose
The Chicago Bulls point guard scored $34 million in salary and endorsement deals in the last year.
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