Roger Federer Ranked As Highest-Paid London 2012 Olympic Athlete By Forbes (PICTURES)

25/07/2012 16:20

Roger Federer has been listed as the highest-paid Olympian at London 2012 by American business magazine Forbes.

World number one Federer, who recently won his seventh Wimbledon title, earns $54.3m thanks to his domination of the game this century.

The remainder of the top 10 list is made up almost entirely of basketball and tennis players, with Federer's Wimbledon semi-final conquest Novak Djokovic ($19.8m) and poster girl Maria Sharapova ($27.1m) included.

LeBron James ($53m), Kobe Bryant ($52.3m) and Kevin Durant are the most affluent basketball stars, with 100m gold medalist Usain Bolt ($20.3m) sprinting in at number seven.

Andy Murray made the top 20 at number 16, earning $12 million. He has won $21.5 million in career prize money with Adidas, Head, Rado watches and Royal Bank of Scotland his main endorsement partners.

Forbes' Olympians

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