Usain Bolt’s Net Worth 2022 Compared to Other Sporting Greats Like Roger Federer and Mike Tyson

Published 01/10/2022, 12:30 PM EST


Many incredible stars have graced the turf. Their sensational performances helped them elevate their status as some of the best athletes in the world. Significantly, Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, and Mike Tyson are some of them who stand atop everyone else. These three performed remarkably in their respective fields, cementing their legacy as legends. Thus, their display of talents made them earn more than most of the athletes in the world.

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With the different net worth comparisons being looked into, it would be a treat to segregate the net worth comparison of these three athletes. So who is the wealthiest amongst the three?

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Usain Bolt net worth 2022

An eight-time Olympic gold medalist, the current world-record holder of the 100 and 200-meters competition, Bolt is the fastest man alive. More than his significant achievements on the track, his bubbling personality is up there with the best. The charisma mixed together with his outstanding running ability makes him a genuine contender for the best athlete the world has ever seen. The fastest man alive made his medals by training hard throughout the years as his net worth stands at $100 million right now.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 07: Usain Bolt attends Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 07, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Asanka Ratnayake/Getty Images)

Back in 2016, he earned $2.5 million by just winning races. Some of the endorsements he signed were of high-end companies that found him to be the perfect image for their brands. Puma paid him £7,750,000 a year while Gatorade added £2-3,000,000 a year that included a bonus every time he got pictured with their drink. Visa, Virgin Media, Digicel, Soul Electronics, and Hublot are some deals signed by Bolt. However, when it comes to net worth, there is a legendary tennis player who comes close to him.

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Roger Federer net worth 2022

Often regarded as the GOAT by several pundits and fans, Federer graced the courts of Wimbledon and other major grand slams for a long time. 40 years old now, he continues to play at a top-level. Along with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, he won 20 grand slams. The single-handed backhand assassin is one of the most graceful players out there as several high-profile companies that took his net worth to an approximate $550 million. That is outrageous. His total ATP career earnings are $129 million.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 05: Roger Federer of Switzerland cheers on Belinda Bencic in the women’s singles final against Angelique Kerber of Germany during day eight of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on January 05, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Likewise, he earned a total of $1 billion from endorsements. That’s staggering. The commitment to this sport is unbelievable. Earning money like that is a testament to his success. Some of his brands include Credit Suisse, Rolex, and Mercedes Benz. It is reported that he earns more money than most of the athletes in the world. When that net worth is compared to Usain Bolt, he stands way ahead of him. It may be hard for Bolt to catch him up. With Federer ranking above him, famous boxer Mike Tyson comes into the picture.

Mike Tyson net worth 2022 compared to Usain Bolt

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After Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson ruled the boxing world for a long time. Once dubbed ‘the baddest man on the planet’, he knocked his way to get championships. Some of his knockouts and antics were too violent to be showcased on TV while even biting off an opponent’s ear. After all that, he had a net worth of $300 million, wealthier than any other athlete during that time. Although he made the perfect decisions inside his playground, his life outside was filled with drama.

LAS VEGAS – CIRCA 1989: Mike Tyson poses with his white tiger during an interview at his home.
(Photo by: The Ring Magazine via Getty Images)

He now has a net worth of just $3 million. Lavish purchases of mansions, cars, jewelry, and other valuables made him bankrupt. The spending levels are so high that he even bought tigers at his home. That’s the level of fun he had during his time at the top. Visiting casinos can be a recreation; but, having one made at his mansion is incredible. Thus, right now, he lives a meager life but goes down as the greatest champion the boxing ring has ever seen.

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Bolt gets a significant advantage over Tyson when compared with his net worth. At the end of the day, these three athletes showcased what they were all about in their sport. Wealth is something they acquired throughout their careers. But the incredible talents on display cannot be forgotten. Usain Bolt, Roger Federer, and Mike Tyson are incredible.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the center the respect he deserves.

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