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Top 100 Richest Basketball Players

LeBron James, Michael Jordan, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, and Shaquille O’Neal – these are just some of the most successful personalities in the field of basketball. This sport has enabled a lot of athletes across the globe to rake in staggering millions of dollars due to their impressive performance or lucrative sponsorship deals. Aside from being one of the widely viewed sports in the world, basketball is also hailed as one of the most popular sports today. The National Basketball Association, Euroleague, Eurobasket, FIBA Americas Championship, FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, and FIBA Basketball World Cup are among the most renowned sports associations nowadays. Currently, basketball players are among the frontrunners in our list of the wealthiest athletes. It’s not really a surprise as they are known to receive sky-high annual guaranteed salaries plus staggering bonuses. This figure could further increase with the addition of earnings from commercials and endorsement deals as well as returns or profit from various investments. LeBron James only came second to Cristiano Ronaldo with his $86.2 million total earnings in 2017, but the Forbes’ list of highest paid athletes is widely dominated by basketball players. From 18 last year, the number of basketball players who were ranked as the most-paid athletes today increased to 32. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and James Harden also made it to the top 10. So who else made the cut this year? Who are the newcomers in our sports list? I’m sure you’re interested to know more about them so we’ve compiled them just for you! Be sure to check them out!

Rank Name Net Worth Age Country
#1
Michael Jordan Net Worth
Michael Jordan
$1.31 B 54 United States
#2
Magic Johnson Net Worth
Magic Johnson
$600 M 58 United States
#3
Junior Bridgeman Net Worth
Junior Bridgeman
$400 M 64 United States
#4
Kobe Bryant Net Worth
Kobe Bryant
$350 M 39 United States
#5
Shaquille O’Neal Net Worth
Shaquille O’Neal
$350 M 45 United States
#6
LeBron James Net Worth
LeBron James
$340 M 32 United States
#7
Hakeem Olajuwon Net Worth
Hakeem Olajuwon
$200 M 54 United States
#8
Grant Hill Net Worth
Grant Hill
$180 M 44 United States
#9
Kevin Garnett Net Worth
Kevin Garnett
$180 M 41 United States
#10
Tim Duncan Net Worth
Tim Duncan
$177 M 41 United States
#11
Dirk Nowitzki Net Worth
Dirk Nowitzki
$170 M 39 Germany
#12
Chris Webber (NBA) Net Worth
Chris Webber (NBA)
$143.4 M 44 United States
#13
Gilbert Arenas Net Worth
Gilbert Arenas
$135 M 35 United States
#14
Gary Payton Net Worth
Gary Payton
$130 M 49 United States
#15
Carlos Boozer Net Worth
Carlos Boozer
$120 M 35 United States
#16
Dwight Howard Net Worth
Dwight Howard
$115 M 31 United States
#17
Derrick Rose Net Worth
Derrick Rose
$115 M 28 United States
#18
Dwyane Wade Net Worth
Dwyane Wade
$115 M 35 United States
#19
Chris Bosh Net Worth
Chris Bosh
$110 M 33 United States
#20
Kevin Durant Net Worth
Kevin Durant
$100 M 28 United States
#21
Elton Brand Net Worth
Elton Brand
$100 M 38 United States
#22
Steve Nash Net Worth
Steve Nash
$95 M 43 Canada
#23
Chris Paul Net Worth
Chris Paul
$95 M 32 United States
#24
Amare Stoudemire Net Worth
Amare Stoudemire
$90 M 34 United States
#25
David Robinson Net Worth
David Robinson
$90 M 52 United States
#26
Reggie Miller Net Worth
Reggie Miller
$90 M 52 United States
#27
Patrick Ewing Net Worth
Patrick Ewing
$85 M 55 United States
#28
Carmelo Anthony Net Worth
Carmelo Anthony
$85 M 33 United States
#29
Nene Hilario Net Worth
Nene Hilario
$81.9 M 35 Brazil
#30
James Harden Net Worth
James Harden
$80 M 28 United States
#31
Juwan Howard Net Worth
Juwan Howard
$80 M 44 United States
#32
Pat Riley Net Worth
Pat Riley
$80 M 72 United States
#33
Gerald Wallace Net Worth
Gerald Wallace
$80 M 35 United States
#34
Stephen Curry Net Worth
Stephen Curry
$77 M 29 United States
#35
Tracy McGrady Net Worth
Tracy McGrady
$75 M 38 United States
#36
Kevin Love Net Worth
Kevin Love
$75 M 29 United States
#37
Dikembe Mutombo Net Worth
Dikembe Mutombo
$75 M 51 United States
#38
Rasheed Wallace Net Worth
Rasheed Wallace
$75 M 43 United States
#39
Karl Malone Net Worth
Karl Malone
$75 M 54
#40
Jason Kidd Net Worth
Jason Kidd
$73 M 44 United States
#41
Andre Miller Net Worth
Andre Miller
$70 M 38 United States
#42
Alonzo Mourning Net Worth
Alonzo Mourning
$70 M 47 United States
#43
Paul Pierce Net Worth
Paul Pierce
$70 M 39 United States
#44
Jermaine O Neal Net Worth
Jermaine O Neal
$70 M 38 United States
#45
LaMarcus Aldridge Net Worth
LaMarcus Aldridge
$68.2 M 32 United States
#46
Corey Maggette Net Worth
Corey Maggette
$68 M 37 United States
#47
Michael Finley Net Worth
Michael Finley
$65 M 44 United States
#48
Pau Gasol Net Worth
Pau Gasol
$65 M 37 Spain
#49
Yao Ming Net Worth
Yao Ming
$65 M 37 China
#50
Emeka Okafor Net Worth
Emeka Okafor
$64.2 M 34 United States
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