1 Floyd Mayweather
We take a look at the Forbes magazine's list of the 100 highest-paid sports personalities
Total earnings: $85 million
The American professional boxer, who has eight world titles to his credit, ranks as the richest sportsperson. Mayweather has featured in four of the biggest non-heavyweight pay-per-view events in the history of the game. He also acts as his own fight promoter through his company Mayweather Promotions.