Top 5 richest swimmers 2015

Swimming is sport of enormous physical capabilities. A person who swims are not only physically healthy but are also strong and have grasp over other significant aspects of life.it is a great sport to enhance the physical as well as mental attributes of a person. Not only as a hobby, but swimming is an amazing sport that can build one’s career and take them to fame.

Here is the list of top 5 riches swimmers in the year 2015. While a toned physique certainly is an invite to glamour, the devotion and sincerity that come hand in hand with their outcome are the challenges a swimmer has to endure. The constant pressure of winning pushes him to the edge. But then that goes for the rest as well. Read on to know more about them.

Top 5 richest swimmers 2015

5 . Diana Nyad

richest swimmers 2015

This multifaced personality is well known for her books and motivational speeches worldwide. Right now she is 66 years old but that doesn’t stop her from being one of the richest athletes in the whole world. The term multifaced is used here because not only she is a renowned swimmer but is also an author, a public speaker and also a journalist. Apart from this, she is also known for her appearance and participation in the well-known show of ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Talented people like her are very rare to find. And indeed she is one of the top richest swimmers 2015 with the net worth of $1.4 million in 2012.

Net worth:  $1.4 Million

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4 . Ian Thorpe

richest swimmers 2015

It is well known to his worldwide fans that he is an expert in freestyle swimming. He is one of the best athletes to compete in olympics.to the outside world he is known as ‘’the thorpedo’’ .this Australian athlete is one of the richest swimmers 2015 and bags the number fourth in this list.  Ian Thorpe represented Australian swimming team in a young age of 14.during his career, he also announced that he is a homosexual. Finding such a free minded and liberal athlete nowadays is tough task. Not only a great sportsperson, open minded athlete, he is also a very generous human being with his charities for ill children and orphans with disabilities.

Net worth: $2 Million

3 . Ryan Lochte

richest swimmers 2015

Popularly known as the ‘’ Lochtenator’’ by his fans, this swimmer ranks third among the richest among top richest swimmers 2015. Unlike IAN Thorpe, this swimmer specializes in backstroke technique and has bagged 11 Olympic medals. He has shown active participation in all international swimming competitions as well as Olympics throughout his active career. Apart from popularly being featured in magazine articles and other television shows, he also took part in the popular television show ‘’Dancing with the stars’’. So we see, he is quite a talented person with the net worth of 3 million dollars.

Net worth: $3 Million

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2 . Mark Spitz

richest swimmers 2015

There are many athletes who became famous and rich after they retired. Mark Spitz may be one of them. In this list of richest swimmers 2015, he bags the second position. With a biography named ‘’ the extraordinary life of an Olympic champion by Richard J. Foster in 2008, his net worth stands out to be around 20 million US dollars. He is not only talented but has a lot of experience along with nine Olympic medals. Right now he is 65 years old and is worth 20 million US dollars. In his career; he endorsed many products including television commercials for PlayStation, razors, and even testosterone supplements.

Net worth: $20 Million

 

1 . Michael Phelps

richest swimmers 2015

This American Olympic swimmer tops the list of richest swimmers 2015 .he is one of the best athletes and swimmers this world has ever seen. He is the one to top this list because not only his net worth stands to be over 50 million dollars, but he has a collection of twenty two Olympic medals along with other awards as well. We can only imagine how talented he is in such a young age. He tops this list because he is one of the youngest sportsperson to win it all .this is the reason why his fans call him ‘’ the flying fish’’. Unlike other swimmers he specializes in more than one technique such as freestyle swimming, butterfly stroke technique and backstroke.

Net worth: $55 million

These were top 5 richest swimmers 2015. Yes, the image of monetary enormity is certainly appealing, but the dedication hardly goes amiss that made a swimmer reach where he is today, in both fame and wealth. The constant pressure of winning pushes him to the edge. But then that goes for the rest as well. Yes, the image of monetary enormity is certainly appealing, but the dedication hardly goes amiss that made a swimmer reach where he is today, in both fame and wealth.

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Top 5 richest swimmers 2015

1 . Michael Phelps
2 . Mark Spitz
3 . Ryan Lochte
4 . Ian Thorpe
5 . Diana Nyad