Cash Kings: 15 Highest Paid Black Athletes

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  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • LeBron James
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Tiger Woods
  • Derrick Rose
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Kevin Durant
  • Vincent Jackson
  • Carmelo Anthony
  • Mario Williams
  • Carl Nicks
  • Prince Fielder
  • Amar'e Stoudemire
  • Ryan Howard
  • Calvin Johnson

#1 Floyd Mayweather Jr.

He's earned the nickname "money" for a reason. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. took the top spot overall for the second consecutive year in Sports Illustrated's annual rankings of the 50 highest-paid athletes in America. Keep reading for a look at the other top 14 African-Americans on the list. See the complete rankings here. — Britt Middleton

Salary/Winnings: $90,000,000
Endorsements: $0
Total: $90,000,000

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