With spectators returning to sports over the last year and a half, and the world returning to work following the coronavirus pandemic, the earned money for the world's highest-paid was ample in the last year.

In 2020, the top ten biggest earners in the sports world brought in a total of $819.2 million.

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Fast forward to the summer of 2022, and the number increases by over $190 million.

Between the 10 of them, the ten highest-paid athletes in the world will bring in a total of $992 million dollars in 2022.

Here is a list of the top 10 according to Forbes, along with how much each is set to earn this year.

10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World in 2022

Between the 10 of them, they will bring in a total of more than $992 million in 2022.

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