From June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017 the top athletes in the world have created a whopping 3.11 billion dollars in combined wealth. Leading in the top 10 of the list of 100 are “B-Ballers” Lebron James, Kevin Durant, Stephan Curry and James Hardin. Athletes income is due to great salaries, product endorsements, bonuses, public appearances and prizes.
Kevin Durant, $60.6 million (Basketball, U.S.)
Stephen Curry, $47.3 million (Basketball, U.S.)
James Harden, $46.6 million (Basketball, U.S.)
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