We all know that successful athletes can make a pretty penny, not only with their salries but with endorsements as well. Sometimes it’s hard for us normal folk to understand how or why they get paid that much in the first place. But we’re not here to hate, rather, we’re here to acquire some information; information that is the breakdown of how much money the most successful athletes of 2016 made.
Unsurprisingly, the list includes people like LeBron James and Cam Newton, while veterans like Kobe Bryant are still killing it, in the game and salary-wise. Here’s a look at the highest paid athletes of 2016.