Highest-Paid Athletes 2021 by Forbes: UFC Champion Conor McGregor Tops
The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Conor McGregor has been ranked at the top of the 2021 Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes.
- The earning of McGregor is $180 million as measured from 1st May 2020 to 1st May 2021.
- Followed by Footballer Lionel Messi and Ronaldo got 2nd and 3rd place with $130 million and $120 million respectively.
Forbes Highest paid Athletes list 2021: Top 10
|Rank||Name||Sports||Earning (in million)|
|1st||Conor McGregor (Ireland)||MMA||$180|
|2nd||Lionel Messi (Argentina)||Soccer||$130|
|3rd||Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)||Soccer||$120|
|4th||Dak Prescott (United States)||Football||$107.5|
|5th||Lebron James (United States)||Basketball||$96.5|
|7th||Roger Federer (Switzerland)||Tennis||$90|
|8th||Lewis Hamilton (United Kingdom)||Formula One||$82|
|9th||Tom Brady (United States)||Football||$76|
|10th||Kevin Durant (United States)||Basketball||$75|
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