Think movie stars and businessmen are the richest people in the world? Think again! With insane salaries, massive sponsorship deals and a multitude of merchandising opportunities, athletes from all over the world are living the high life of luxury and riches! If you think you’ve seen this list before, don’t go anywhere! We might have covered the top paid athletes of the past, but this years top earners are bigger, better and a hell of a lot richer!