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Introduction

Who are the richest Olympians in the world?

This is a kind of questions that a lot of people ask and this post answers just that.

As the race for who will be the highest-earning Olympians has lasted for years, there is a healthy level of competition among these athletes.

With their correct estimated net worth and a brief biography, here are the 20 Richest Olympians in the world:
 

20. Brian Boitano

Net Worth: $18 Million

Rightly kicking off the list of the richest Olympians in the world is Brian Anthony.

The American professional figure skater won gold at 1988 Olympic as well as 1985-1988 U.S National.

In 2021, he has an estimated net worth of around $18 million.

19. Zara Tindall

Net Worth: $20 Million

Zara Tindall is one of the richest Olympians in the world.

She is from Great Britain and is the daughter of Princess Anne – the 17th heir to the throne of Britain.

She has an estimated net worth of approximately $20 million.
 

18. Ray Bourque

Net Worth: $20 Million

Coming in next on the list of the richest Olympians in the world is Ray Bourque.

Ray is a retired Canadian professional Olympian who is among the iconic athletes in the game.

In 2021, He has an estimated net worth of around $20 Million.

17. Oksana Baiul

Net Worth: $20 Million

Oksana Baiul is the 17th richest Olympian in the world.

The Ukrainian retired figure skater is the country’s first-ever independent Olympic champion.

She has an estimated net worth of around $20 million.

16. Mark Spitz

Net Worth: $20 Million

Mark Spitz is an American retired swimmer.

The rich Olympian has won the Olympics crown nine times and created history during the 1972 Olympic events.

He has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. 

15. Jennifer Katharine Gates

Net Worth: $20 Million

Jennifer Katharine Gates is a professional horse rider.

She is the first daughter and child of Bill Gates.

The rich Olympian is a lover of animals and has spent a good amount of her time helping them out through initiatives.

14. Jan Ullrich

Net Worth: $20 Million

Jan Ullrich is one of the most talented bicycle racers in history.

The German retired professional Olympian is a winner of both Gold and Silver medals during the Summer Olympics in 2000.

In 2021, Jan Ullrich has an estimated net worth of approximately $20 million. 

13. Eddy Merckx

Net Worth: $20 Million

Eddy Merckx is a Belgian former skilled road and tracks bicycle racer.

The Olympian has won 11 Grand Tours and three world championships among others.

He has an estimated net worth of around
$20 million.

12. Chantal Sutherland

Net Worth: $20 Million

Chantal Sutherland is the 12th richest Olympia in the world.

The Canadian is a jockey in horse racing as well as a tv personality and model.

She has an estimated net worth of approximately $20 million. 

11. Carl Lewis

Net Worth: $20 Million

Up next on the list, Carl Lewis is an American retired track and field Olympian.

The athlete has won a Gold medal in the same event for four successive Olympic tournament – this feat is achieved by only two Olympia other than him.

He has an estimated net worth of around $20 Million.

10. Scott Hamilton

Net Worth: $30 Million

Scott Hamilton is the 10th richest Olympia in the world.

The former American professional figure skater is the winner of the 1984 Olympics Gold medal, adding four U.S championships and World Championships to it.

He has an estimated net worth of around $30 million.

9. Alan Pascoe

Net Worth: $30 Million

Alan Pascoe is a British retired athlete who overcame major setbacks in his professional career to be this successful.

The consultant and events marketer has an estimated net worth of around $30 million.
 

8. Shaun White

Net Worth: $40 Million

Shaun White is an American professional olympian.

The American is a snowboarder and skateboarder as well as a song composer.

He has a large collection of Gold medals to his name as a skateboarder and is worth around $40 million.

7. Greg LeMond

Net Worth: $40 Million

Greg LeMond is an American retired professional road racing cyclist.

He is a winner of the Road Race World Championship and is one of the best in the game.

Greg LeMond has an estimated net worth of approximately $40 million.

6. Shane Warne

Net Worth: $50 Million

Shane Warne is an Australian former professional cricket player.

He is one of the best cricketers in history and has an estimated net worth of roughly $50 million.

5. Lance Armstrong

Net Worth: $50 Million

Coming in next on the list of the richest Olympians in the world is Lance Armstrong.

The American former professional road racing cyclist started his career at 16 and developed to be one of the greatest cyclists in history.

Armstrong has an estimated net worth of $50 million.

4. Michael Phelps

Net Worth: $55 Million

Michael Phelps is an American former swimmer.

He is a role model to upcoming swimmers and has a cabinet of trophies from the sport.

In 2021, Michael Phelps has an estimated net worth of $55 million.
 

3. Usain Bolt

Net Worth: $60 Million

Usain Bolt is a Jamaican former professional sprinter.

He is one of the (if not) best racer and has broken records in various relay races.

The rich sprinter has an approximated net worth of around $60 million.
 

2. Ivana Trump

Net Worth: $60 Million

Ivana Trump is the second richest Olympian in the world.

The Czech retired entrepreneur and model was once married to the former president of the United States, Donald Trump.

In 2021, she boosts $60 Million in net worth.

1. Caitlyn Jenner

Net Worth: $100 Million

Topping the list, Caitlyn Jenner is the richest Olympian in the world.

The American TV personality is a former Olympian.

She is a winner of a gold medal, winning the 1976 Olympics decathlon tournament in Montreal.

Jenner is dubbed as the world’s greatest athlete and her net worth of roughly $100 million is the most made by any other sportsmen.

Conclusion

Listed below is a quick summary of the 20 richest Olympians in the world:

  1. Caitlyn Jenner
  2. Ivana Trump
  3. Usain Bolt
  4. Michael Phelps
  5. Lance Armstrong
  6. Shane Warne
  7. Greg LeMond
  8. Shaun White
  9. Alan Pascoe
  10. Scott Hamilton
  11. Carl Lewis
  12. Chantal Sutherland
  13. Eddy Merckx
  14. Jan Ullrich
  15. Jennifer Kathrine Gates
  16. Mark Spitz
  17. Oksana Baiul
  18. Ray Bourque
  19. Zara Phillips
  20. Brian Boitano

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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