At the moment, Floyd Mayweather is the highest paid athlete, raking in $85 million in the sport of Boxing.
Football is the highest paid sport.
AnswerTiger Woods makes more than anyone. He doesn't even have to win to make money. He has many sponsers, and we are not even talking about the PGA retirement package yet.The Formula One race driver Michael Schumacher made about $80 million in 2004, making him the highest paid sports figure.
soccer and swimming
The highest paid major league sport is the NBA. After that would be the IPL.