The list also includes golfer Tiger Woods, tennis star Roger Federer and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. The earnings figures include salaries, prize money and bonuses paid out between June 2014 and June 2015.

Manny Pacquiao ranks second with total earnings of USD 160 million followed by Ronaldo with USD 79.6 million. Swiss tennis great Roger Federer ranks fifth with USD 67 million. NBA player LeBron James ranks sixth with USD 64.8 million in earnings.

Let's have a look at the youngest and oldest highest paid athletes:

Youngest highest paid athletes:


1. Neymar (Soccer): USD 31 million - 23 years old
2. James Rodrigues (Soccer): USD 29 million - 23 years old
3. Tyron Smith (NFL): USD 21.4 million - 24 years old
4. Eden Hazard (Soccer): USD 19.6 million - 24 years old
5. Gareth Bale (Soccer): USD 35 million - 25 years old
6. Kei Nishikori (Tennis): USD 19.5 million - 25 years old
7. Maurkice Pouncey (NFL): USD 18.9 million - 25 years old
8. James Harden (Basketball): USD 18.8 million - 25 years old
9. Kevin Durant (Basketball): USD 54.1  million - 26 years old
10. Rory McIlroy (Golf): USD 48.3 million - 26 years old

Oldest highest paid athletes:


1. Phil Mickelson (Golf): USD 50.8 million - 44 yesrs old
2. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (Racing): USD 23.6 million - 40 yesrs old
3. David Ortiz (Baseball): USD 19.7 million - 39 yesrs old
4. Wladimir Klitschko (Boxing): USD 22.5 million - 39 yesrs old
5. Jimmie Johnson (Racing): USD 22.7 million - 39 yesrs old
6. Peyton Manning (NFL): USD 27 million - 39 yesrs old
7. Tiger Woods (Golf): USD 50.6 million - 39 yesrs old
8. Floyd Mayweather (Boxing): USD 300 million - 38 yesrs old
9. Frank Lampard (Soccer): USD 19.7 million - 36 yesrs old
10. Jayson Werth (Baseball): USD 20.6 million - 36 yesrs old

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