The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes

Tiger Woods. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Tiger Woods. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

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(WSCR) The good folks over at Sports Illustrated put together a list of The 50 Highest-Earning American Athletes from the past year.

Check out the full list here! Some names on this list may surprise you.

1) Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Salary: $85,000,000
  • Endorsements: $0
  • Total: $85,000,000

2) Phil Mickelson

  • Salary: $3,763,488
  • Endorsements: $57,000,000
  • Total: $60,763,488

3) Tiger Woods

  • Salary: $1,940,238
  • Endorsements: $54,500,000
  • Total: $56,440,238

4) Kobe Bryant

  • Salary: $20,286,000
  • Endorsements: $28,000,000
  • Total: $48,286,000

5) LeBron James

  • Salary: $12,880,000
  • Endorsements: $33,000,000
  • Total: $45,880,000