Micheal Jordan, The Highest paid retired athlete

Former NBA player and Basketball legend, Micheal Jordan becomes highest paid retired athlete by Forbes . Jordan tops the chart to beat the legend Golfer Tiger Woods .

The Former player of Chicago bulls won $ 1.7 billion , most of his funds were raised from sponsers like Nike , Gatorade , Mc donalds , Coca - Cola , Hanes and others .

Barcelona's Lionel Messi was also at the top -20 chart at seventeenth ( $ 520 million ) , On the other hand Real Madrid wizard Cristiano Ronaldo ended up at fourteenth ( $ 620 million ) .

The top -20 list :

1) - Micheal Jordan - $ 1. 7 billion

2) - Tiger Woods - $ 1.67 billion

3) - Arnold Palmer - $ 1.35 billion

4) - Jack Nicklaus - $ 1.15 billion

5) - Micheal Schumacher - $ 1 billion

6) - Kobe Bryant - $ 770 million

7) - Floyd Mayweather ,jr - $ 765 million

8) - Phil Mickelson - $ 760 million

9) - David Beckham - $ 730 million

10) - Shaquille O ' Neal - $ 700 million

11) - Mike Tyson - $ 685 million

12) - Greg Norman - $ 680 million

13) - Le bron James - $ 640 million

14) - Cristiano Ronaldo - $ 620 million

15) - Roger Federer - $ 600 Million

16) - Alex Rodriguez - $ 600 million

17) - Lionel Messi - $ 520 million

18) - Jeff Gordon - $ 515 million

19) - Oscar Dela Hoya - $ 510 million

20) - Manny Pacquiao - $ 490 million

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