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8 Athletes Who Made More Money Endorsing Products Than Playing Sports This Past Year

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Professional athletes make more money
in a year’s salary than most people make in a lifetime. When you add in the money made from endorsement deals, some athletes’ total earnings near the billion dollar mark. In fact, a few of these sports figures make more money filming a commercial than playing in a giant stadium. Especially golfers and race car drivers who make most of their money hawking products.

Checkout this interesting list of the 8 Athletes Who Made More Money Endorsing Products Than Playing Sports This Past Year.

 

Jimmie Johnson – 62% spokesman, 38% athlete

Jimmie Johnson – 62% spokesman, 38% athlete

Endorsements: $12,000,000

Salary/Winnings: $7,264,780

Jimmie Johnson has endorsement deals with Lowe’s HardwareQuaker State, and Chevrolet.

Source: Sports Illustrated

LeBron James – 67% spokesman, 33% athlete

LeBron James – 67% spokesman, 33% athlete

Endorsements: $30,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $14,500,000

LeBron James has endorsement deals with NikeMcDonald’sCoca-Cola, and State Farm Insurance.

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Kevin Durant – 70% spokesman, 30% athlete

Endorsements: $14,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $6,053,663

Kevin Durant has endorsements from NikeGatorade, and EA Sports.

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Jeff Gordon – 76% spokesman, 24% athlete

Endorsements: $18,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $5,703,710

Jeff Gordon has endorsements from Pepsi, DuPont, Chevrolet, Quaker State, and Goodyear

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Dale Earnhart, Jr. – 83% spokesman, 17% athlete

Dale Earnhart, Jr.  – 83% spokesman, 17% athlete

Endorsements: $22,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $4,572,930

Dale Earnhart, Jr. has endorsement deals with Wrangler jeansChevroletAMP Energy, and Adidas.

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Phil Mickelson – 93% spokesman, 7% athlete

Phil Mickelson – 93% spokesman, 7% athlete

Endorsements: $57,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $4,185,933

Phil Mickelson has endorsement deals with CallawayKPMGRolex, and Barclays.

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Tiger Woods – 96% spokesman, 4% athlete

Tiger Woods – 96% spokesman, 4% athlete

Image: YouTube

Endorsements: $60,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $2,294,116

Tiger Woods has endorsement deals with NikeEA Sports, and Kowa.

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

Kevin Garnett – 43% pitchman, 57% athlete

BONUS: Kevin Garnett – 43% pitchman, 57% athlete

Image: AP

Endorsements: $14,000,000

Salary/Earnings: $18,832,044

Kevin Garnett has endorsement deals with Zico and ANTA (his long deal with Adidas recently expired).

Source: Sports Illustrated

 

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I am excited to announce that I will be featuring in this film alongside Bob Proctor, Lewis Howes, Rob Dyrdek, Barbara Corcoran, Grant Cardone, Darren Hardy, John Lee Dumas and many more incredible thought leaders.

Here’s the new teaser trailer for the film:

As true fans of Think and Grow Rich, we worked for over 3 years, pouring our hearts and souls into creating a film that is a pure representation of the Legacy of this life changing literary masterpiece.

Our guiding light along the way was to remain true to the content and in doing so spark the flame that will ignite a global movement with a powerful message.

The message is that anyone can succeed irrespective of their circumstances. Human potential is not  predicated by age, race, gender, education, finance or any other perceived disadvantages.

Join us in Los Angeles on October 14, 2017 for the historical World Premier of Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy a film based on Napoleon Hill’s best selling book, Think and Grow Rich.

 

Join Us For The Premiere

Saturday October 14, 2017 at Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center

Location: 1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90015

Red Carpet: 5:30pm – 6:00pm

Film Kick Off with Producers & Director: 6:20pm – 6:30pm

Film Showing: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Q & A with Cast: 8:00pm – 8:30pm

 

PLUS… a panel discussion with the cast hosted by Gerard Adams

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Hors d’oeuvres & Beverages will be provided and hosted by Katsuya.

 

Click the button above and scroll to the bottom of the next page to get your General or VIP tickets

 

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