Do you love watching fit millionaires tossing balls at one another while getting paid exorbitant amounts of money? They might not be out there looking for the cure for cancer, but thereâ€™s got to be a really good reason they earn so much money, right? Hereâ€™s a list of the top 14 highest paid athletes in the world.
Everyoneâ€™s favourite Laker might not top this list but he is the NBA player with the highest salary in the league, taking home a $23.5 million paycheck. He also makes an additional $26 million in endorsements and founded his own investment company called Kobe Inc. which bought stakes in BodyArmor, a sports drink. We think it might sell better if they call it â€śKobe Juiceâ€ť.