#7. Lionel Messi: $250 million Net Worth
Over the past 12 months, the football genius amassed a fortune of $28 million from endorsements, thanks largely in part to his partnership with the sportswear giant, Adidas. His parent club, FC Barcelona, also saw that his performances on the field were richly compensated for. The club paid $53.4 million for his services in the past year. He earned an astonishing $81.4 million in the past 12 months. Such outrageous yearly earnings have helped his net worth reach $250 million! The man is the recipient of an unprecedented 5 Ballon D’or and has a litany of trophies in his trophy cabinet including 4 UEFA Champions League medals, and 8 La Liga titles.