Usain Bolt earned over JMD$2.5-billion in 2015, according to Forbes Magazine.

Jamaican sprint icon made a whopping JMD$2.5-billion in 2015.

Forbes says the return, which is equivalent to USD$21-million, made Bolt one of the highest earning sports stars last year.

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Usain Bolt got most of his earnings via endorsement deals with Puma, Virgin, Nissan, Hublot and other corporate giants. He also banked a handsome sum from on-track appearances including winning the sprint double at the World Championship.

While that is a heavy load sum in Jamaican local currency, it pales in comparison to the amount other big star athletes have made.

Despite his earnings, he fell 27 places to come in at number 73 on the list of highest paid sports stars in 2015.

Bolt has also invested money in a few ventures of his own including a popular restaurant in Kingston.

He currently has an estimated net worth of US$40-million.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, who earned an incredible USD$300-million, topped the list, ahead of fellow boxer Manny Pacquio, who made USD$160-million.

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