You might not be surprised to know that Michael Jordan is the world’s highest-paid retired athlete.
His Airness isn’t just the highest-paid retiree — he’s the highest-paid athlete period.
He earned the No. 1 spot after bringing in $110 million in 2015. Not only does he make more than any other retired athlete, but Forbes estimates that he is worth $1.1 billion, and that he will make approximately $30 million more than any other athlete, retired or active, in 2016.
Jordan is widely considered the best basketball player of all-time, and his on-court success has carried right over into his bank account.
The majority of his revenue comes from his Nike Jordan brand, but he still rakes in plenty of money from his continued relationships with companies like Hanes, Gatorade, Upper Deck, and Five Star Fragrances, according to Forbes.
Rounding out the top 10 were three other former NBA players: Junior Bridgeman, Shaquille O’Neal, and Magic Johnson.
Non-basketball players on the list were David Beckham, Arnold Palmer, Jerry Richardson, Jack Nicklaus, Roger Penske, and Gary Player.