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Woods Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes List

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Tiger Woods tees off Thursday at the Masters. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods tees off Thursday at the Masters. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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(CBS) Armed with a win at the Players Championship, Tiger Woods is back on top of Forbes Magazine’s highest-paid athletes list, with total earning of $78.1 million for the past year.

The magazine looks at salaries, bonuses, prize money, appearance fees, as well as licensing and endorsement income for the 12 months between June 1, 2012 and June 1, 2013.

Here’s a look at the top five:

1) Tiger Woods – $78.1 million

  • Salary/Winnings $13.1 million
  • Endorsements: $65 million

2) Roger Federer – $71.5 million

  • Salary/Winnings $6.5 million
  • Endorsements: $65 million

3) Kobe Bryant – $61.9 million

  • Salary/Winnings $27.9 million
  • Endorsements: $34 million

4) LeBron James – $59.8 million

  • Salary/Winnings $17.8 million
  • Endorsements: $42 million

5) Drew Brees – $51 million

  • Salary/Winnings $40 million
  • Endorsements: $11 million
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