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Tiger Woods still no.1 in “Fortunate 50”; Tiger Loses $22 Million In Endorsements

Written By M3clicks on Thursday, July 22, 2010 | 7/22/2010


Controversial golfer Tiger Woods is still the richest athlete in America in Sports Illustrated seventh annual “Fortunate 50” 2010 list despite being criticize for the highly publicized extra marital-sex scandal. The controversies cost him millions in endorsements.

Tiger Woods
takes the top spot with $90 million followed by fellow golfer Phil Mickelson with $61 million. Tiger's endorsement income fell by about $22 million, from $92,000,000 last year to $70,000,00 this year.


Floyd "Pretty Boy" Mayweather Jr. landed in the third spot with $60,250,000, a million short against Mickelson,.The  image of  Mayweather failed to attract endorsement and he only earned $250,000 last year. .He continuously avoiding the mega money fight with Manny Pacquiao.


The list is consists of 50 highest-earning American athletes, based on salary, winnings, endorsements and appearance fees.

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More on the list visit, SI.


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