When you sit down to watch a game of basketball or football you can easily forget just how wealthy everyone on the screen is. The truth is that being a professional athlete can be one of the highest paying jobs in the world. Today we are going to look over 25 of the WEALTHIEST athletes of all time. You’re going to be shocked by how much these guys and girls have made for playing sports!
Wayne Gretzky – $200 Million.
Let’s start off our list with one of the greatest athletes of all time: Wayne Gretzky. Known as ‘The Great One’, Gretzky is statistically the best player to ever grace the NHL in the history of the sport. You don’t need an online psychic reader to know that he is THE guy that defined and popularized hockey. Gretzy got paid handsomely for his contributions.