Ever wonder what if I would have become a pro athlete, I know a lot of us do. The money and glory, well here are top 10 highest paid athletes for 2007, starting off with number 10.
10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. professional car racer earned an approximate $27,111,735.
9. Alex Rodriguez from the NY Yankees this professional Baseball player earned $28,000,000.
8. Derek Jeter from the Yankees earned $29,000,000.
7. Kevin Garnett from the Minnesota Timberwolves this professional basketball player earned a little bit over $29,000,000.
6. Another Basketball player that made it to the finals this year was LeBron James from the Cleveland Cavaliers, with earnings of $30,828,089.
5. Not far ahead was LA Lakers Kobe Bryant with an estimated $33,718,750
4. Kobe's old team mate came in at number Miami's 7'ft 1" Shaquille O'Neal with an estimated $35,000,000.
3. Pro golfer Phil Mickelson with an estimated $51,256,505.
2. Oscar De La Hoya, this boxing legend and promoter earned approximately $55,000,000 in 2007.
1. The highest paid athlete of 2007 comes at no surprise with estimated earnings of $111,941,827 for 2007 was Pro golfer Tiger Woods.