You have probably wondered how much each of your favorite Olympians is worth and who will come out on top.
This is why we’ve compiled a list of the world’s top 20 richest Olympians, complete with their estimated net worth and a few details about them.
- 1. Caitlyn Jenner
- 2. Ivana Trump
- 3. Usain Bolt
- 4. Michael Phelps
- 5. Lance Armstrong
- 6. Shane Warne
- 7. Greg LeMond
- 8. Shaun White
- 9. Alan Pascoe
- 10. Scott Hamilton
- 11. Carl Lewis
- 12. Chantal Sutherland
- 13. Eddy Merckx
- 14. Jan Ullrich
- 15. Jennifer Katharine Gates
- 16. Mark Spitz
- 17. Oksana Baiul
- 18. Ray Bourque
- 19. Zara Tindall
- 20. Brian Anthony Boitano
1. Caitlyn Jenner
The first on our list! Caitlyn Jenner is a retired Olympic gold medalist and American television personality.
Jenner won the 1976 Montreal Olympics decathlon and is widely regarded as the world’s most outstanding athlete.
Caitlyn Jenner has a net worth of approximately $100 million, making her the world’s wealthiest Olympian.
2. Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump is a former Czech businesswoman and model who was Donald Trump’s first wife.
Trump was chosen as an alternate for the Czechoslovak ski team at the 1972 Winter Olympics and has been highly successful since then.
Ivana Trump has a net worth of $60 million.
3. Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt is a retired Jamaican sprinter who set world records in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4 x 100-meter relay events.
We can say Bolt is one of the greatest sprinters of all time. Usain Bolt’s net worth is estimated to be around $60 million, placing him as the third wealthiest Olympian on the list.
4. Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps is a retired American swimmer who holds the record for being the most successful and decorated Olympian in history.
Phelps holds numerous swimming records and is one of the greatest swimmers of all time.
Michael Phelps has a net worth of approximately $55 million.
5. Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong is a former professional road cyclist from the United States.
Armstrong rose to prominence as a triathlete at 16 and was a 1989 and 1990 national sprint-course triathlon champion.
He is among the greatest cyclists of all time. Lance Armstrong has a net worth of $50 million, making him the fifth wealthiest Olympian.
6. Shane Warne
Shane is a former Australian cricketer who captained his country in one-day internationals.
In the 1994 Wisden Cricketers Almanack, he was named one of the ‘Wisden Cricketer of the Year. Since July 2013, Warne has been retired from all forms of cricket.
Shane Warne is estimated to have a net worth of $50 million as of 2021.
7. Greg LeMond
Greg is a retired professional road racing cyclist from the United States of America who won the Road Race World Championship.
LeMond is widely regarded as the greatest American cyclist of all time.
Greg LeMond has a net worth of approximately $40 million, making him the world’s seventh wealthiest Olympian.
8. Shaun White
Shaun White is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder, and musician. White is also a three-time gold medalist at the Olympic Games.
In addition, he is the only snowboarder to have won multiple gold medals at the X Games and the Olympics.
Shaun White is worth an estimated $40 million as of 2021.
9. Alan Pascoe
Alan Pascoe is a former British track and field athlete who made a name for himself in the hurdles.
Pascoe has made a promising career for himself as an events marketing consultant and as a motivational speaker.
Alan Pascoe is the 9th richest Olympian globally with a net worth of roughly $30 million.
10. Scott Hamilton
Scott Hamilton was an Olympic gold medalist and figure skater who’s retired.
In 1984, Hamilton won a gold medal in the Olympics, four United States Championships, and four World Championships.
According to reports, Scott Hamilton’s net worth is around $30 million.
11. Carl Lewis
Carl Lewis is an American Olympic athlete who has won nine Olympic gold medals and one Olympic silver medal.
One of only three athletes in the Olympic Games’ history who have earned a gold medal in the same individual event in four straight Olympic Games is Lewis.
Carl Lewis is the 11th richest Olympian on the list, with a net worth of $20 million.
12. Chantal Sutherland
Chantal Sutherland is a Canadian tv presenter, model, and Thoroughbred horse racing jockey in North America.
Her best-known role is that of Jockey on Animal Planet’s “Jockeys” show. Sutherland’s net worth was estimated to be $20 million.
13. Eddy Merckx
He is widely considered the most successful bike racer of all time, especially on the road and track.
Throughout his cycling career, victories of his include 11 Grand Tours, 5 Monuments, and 3 World Championships.
The net worth of Eddy Merckx is approximately $20 million, placing him 13th among the world’s richest Olympians.
14. Jan Ullrich
Jan Ullrich is a former professional road cyclist from Germany. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, he won gold and silver medals.
He retired in 2007 and has since established himself as one of the sport’s greatest cyclists. Jan Ullrich’s net worth is $20 million as of 2021.
15. Jennifer Katharine Gates
Jennifer Gates is the eldest child of Melinda and Bill Gates, the billionaire couple. She has competed professionally in several horse-riding tournaments.
Jennifer Katharine Gates has a net worth of $20 million, ranking her as the 15th richest Olympian.
16. Mark Spitz
Mark Spitz is a former American swimmer who won nine Olympic gold medals. In 1972, Spitz set a new record in each of the seven events he competed in.
Mark Spitz is approximately $20 million.
17. Oksana Baiul
Oksana Baiul is a former figure skater from Ukraine. She won the World Championships in 1993 and the Olympics in 1994.
Baiul is independent Ukraine’s first Olympic champion in any sport. Oksana Baiul has a net worth of $20 million, ranking her as the 17th richest Olympian.
18. Ray Bourque
Ray Bourque is a former professional hockey player from Canada. He holds numerous NHL records for the most goals, assists, and points by a defenseman.
Ray Bourque is worth around $20 million.
19. Zara Tindall
Zara is the daughter of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips. She is a British Olympian and the 17th in line to the British throne.
In 2012, she rode her horse Toytown to Cheltenham Racecourse to carry the Olympic flame.
Zara Tindall is worth roughly $20 million, ranking her as the world’s 19th richest Olympian.
20. Brian Anthony Boitano
Brian Anthony Boitano is a Sunnyvale, California-based figure skater; he is a 1988 Olympic gold medalist and a 1985 – 1988 United States National Champion.
Brian is worth around $18 million.