Here are the top 10 richest swimmers in history
We don’t usually see a swimmer earning as much cash as other famous sport athletes like LeBron James, Roger Federer, Neymar etc. Moreover, there are a very few athletes with a good career in swimming.
This article will tell you about the top 10 richest swimmers in history. Can you guess how many medals have Michael Phelps won in his career?
- Michael Phelps – $55 million
- Mark Spitz – $20 million
- Ryan Lochte – $13 million
- Ian Thorpe – $12 million
- Diana Nyad – $10 million
- Matt Biondi – $8 million
- Shane Gould – $6 million
- Kristin Otto – $4 million
- Krisztina Egerszegi – $2 million
- Jennifer Elizabeth Thompson – $1 million
Many consider Mark Splitz as the greatest swimmer in history. He held the record for most Olympic gold medals before it was broken by Michael Phelps in the 2008 Games.
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Michael Phelps is regarded as the greatest swimmer of all time and is the richest swimmer in the world. He is the most successful Olympian in history, having won 28 medals to his name.