Olympian vs Actress- Who Has the Higher 2021 Net Worth- Michael Phelps or Emma Watson?

Published 11/19/2021, 12:16 PM EST


While one is the greatest swimmer of all time, the other is a Hollywood sensation. Michael Phelps and Emma Watson are two of the most influential personalities in the world.

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Some of Watson’s notable work was seen in the Harry Potter series and iconic film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. As for Phelps, the greatest Olympian of all time, his incredible collection of 23 gold medals is no secret. However, when placed against each other, who of the two has the greatest net worth?

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Michael Phelps’ net worth

The performances of Phelps throughout his swimming career made him the best of all time. Winning numerous medals in different competitions, he ruled the swimming pool for years together. Moreover, his achievements inside the pool helped him to gain a handsome net worth of $80 million.

Intel, Subway, Under Armour, Beats, Radio Shack, Call of Duty, Omega, Visa, and Head & Shoulders are some of the brands he endorses. Apart from that, the swimmer has advertised for many famous companies, like Wheaties, Corn Flakes, and Louis Vuitton. They branded the swimmer as Speedo’s chief ambassador for his illustrious career inside the pool. Clearly, Phelps’ dominance is right up there with the very best in world sports.

18 Sep 2000: Michael Phelps of the USA in action during the Mens 200m Butterfly Heats at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre on Day Three of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Ross Kinnaird /Allsport
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Emma Watson’s net worth

‘Hermione Granger’ was a character who ruled the hearts of many. It dominated the screens for a long time, as Emma Watson portrayed it to near perfection. Apart from that, she acted in many other films like The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Noah, Beauty and the Beast, and Little Women. With her success on the big screen, her net worth is exactly equal to Phelps’ $80 million. However, even the tremendous work she has done outside her acting career is noteworthy.

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Significantly, in 2014, Watson was appointed as UN Women Goodwill ambassador while launching the ‘He for She’ campaign. TIME ranked her 26th on their TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people in 2015.

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Clearly, both these two personalities are influential in their ways. In their respective fields, both of them have triumphed extensively and even given back to society for their constant support. To sum it up, Michael Phelps and Emma Watson are legends in their own game.

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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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