While most of the talk surrounding the Rio Games has been about medals, we prefer to talk about something more important… MONEY! The Olympics are a great stage for young athletes (like gymnast Simone Biles) to make a name for themselves, and secure big-time endorsement deals with some of the largest companies in the world. On the other hand, the Rio Games also feature many well known athletes who already earn enormous salaries, and have multi-million dollar endorsement deals (like Michael Phelps).
Here’s a look at the 10 highest-paid athletes at the Summer Olympics in Rio. The results of our research will definitely surprise you… (Click Next to Continue)