MS Dhoni richer than Djokovic or Sachin Tendulkar

MS Dhoni 150x150 MS Dhoni richer than Djokovic or Sachin TendulkarThe Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni has one again proved that he is lucky as he overtakes the ‘Sprint King’ Usain Bolt, tennis mastero Novak Djokovic and ‘God of Cricket’ master blaster Sachin Tendulkar in the latest list of world’s 100 richest sportspersons.

Meanwhile, the survey was conducted by the Forbes magazine.

As per the study, MS Dhoni is ranked 31st, his earning is way ahead of Djokovic (62nd), Bolt (63rd) and Tendulkar (78th).

Meanwhile, Boxing hero Floyd Mayweather on the top of the list with total earning of $85 million and Fillipino pugilist Manny Pacquiao follows him with total earning of $62 million, and golf legend Tiger Woods, with $59.4 million.

MS Dhoni’s total earning is 26.5 million, 23 million earns from endorsements. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has earned $18.6 million with 16.5 m from endorsements.

Interestingly, MS Dhoni’s earning from ads is more than the world’s most popular footballer Lionel Messi.

Although Messi is 11th in the list with total earnings of $39 million — his earnings from endorsements is $19 million. Manchester United’s star striker Rooney is placed 37th with total earnings of $24.3 million.

TOP 10 Richest Sportspersons with earnings: 1. Floyd Mayweather (Boxing) ($85 million) 2. Manny Pacquiao (Boxing) ($62 million) 3. Tiger Woods (Golf) ($59.4 million) 4. Lebron James (Basketball) ($53 million) 5. Roger Federer (Tennis) ($52.7 million) 6. Kobe Bryant (Basketball) ($52.3 million) 7. Phil Mickelson (Golf) ($47.8 million) 8. David Beckham (Soccer) ($46 million) 9. Cristiano Ronaldo (Soccer) ($42.5 million) 10. Peyton Manning (American Football) ($42.4 million)

Other Notable Names: 11. Lionel Messi (Soccer) ($39 million) 26. Maria Sharapova (Tennis) ($27.9 million) 31. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Cricket) ($26.5 million) 37. Wayne Rooney (Soccer) ($24.3 million) 62. Novak Djokovic (Tennis) ($20.6 million) 63. Usain Bolt (Athletics) ($20.3 million) 78. Sachin Tendulkar (Cricket) ($18.6 million).


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