From Tyson Gay to Usain Bolt- Top 5 Richest Track and Field Athletes Out there

The hard work and perseverance of athletes take them to the international level. However, the aftermath of their appearance includes the sponsorships and brand endorsements that give them the life they always wished for. The ES team has brought you the list of track and field athletes that earned millions during their athletic careers. 

5. Daniel Bailey

Daniel Bailey has a net worth of $6 million. Bailey's sports career was funded through Adidas sponsorship and competition prizes. Apart from it, the Antiguan government gave $4000 while his tenure as Sports Ambassador.

4. Asafa Powell

With a net worth of $6.5 million, Powell holds the 4th position on the list of richest track and field athletes. The career earnings of the sprinter came from the Puma sponsorship back in 2015.

3. Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis stands third on the list with a net worth of $8 million. Lewis competed back in the 1980s and 1990s. Most of his earnings were from competitions and appearances at races. 

2. Tyson Gay

Due to his birth in a family of sprinters, Tyson Gay made his career in Sprinting. His net worth is about $12 million due to his winning at the Olympics. However, after controversies, Gay lost most of the endorsements and brand collaborations.

1. Usain Bolt

Considered one of the greatest sprinters of all time, Usain Bolt tops the list with a net worth of about $90 million. Even after retirement, he has earned sources like an endorsement from Puma, sponsorships from Visa, Nissan, and Gatorade, and an advance for his autobiography from HarperCollins.

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