Where the Money Is

Badenhausen, Kurt
June 2008
Forbes Asia;6/30/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p68
The article provides information on the ways in which the world's leading sports stars are compensated in the U.S. The author stated that the world's richest woman golfer Michelle Wie has netted $12 million from her endorsement deals with Nike and Sony. He added that the ten richest male and female athletes have pulled down a combined $600 million in salary, prize money and endorsements. Meanwhile, U.S. Open champ Tiger Woods has topped the ranking with $155 million.


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