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World’s highest-paid athletes: Richest Sportspeople list: Top earning Players and their Games

In Business, Sports on ஜூன் 20, 2012 at 11:51 முப

Forbes’ annual list (compiled from June 2011 to June 2012) of the top 100 earners in the world of sports.

The total earnings of the athletes are derived from their bonuses, salaries, appearance fees, prize money, endorsement and licensing from June 2011 until June 2012, according to Forbes. The athlete’s agent’s fees and taxes were not deducted from their earnings.

#1. Floyd Mayweather

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $85 million

Salary/winnings: $85 million

Endorsements: $0

Sport: Boxing , Age: 35

#2. Manny Pacquaio

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $62 million

Salary/winnings: $56 million

Endorsements: $6 million (Monster Energy, Hennessy, Nike, Hewlett-Packard)

Sport: Boxing , Age: 33

#3. Tiger Woods

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $59.4 million

Salary/winnings: $4.4 million

Endorsements: $55 million (Nike)

Sport: Golf, Age: 36

Net Worth: $500 million – As of September 2010, according to Forbes

#4. LeBron James

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $53 million

Salary/winnings: $13 million

Endorsements: $40 million ( Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, State Farm and others)

Sport: Basketball, Age: 27

#5. Roger Federer

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $52.7 million

Salary/winnings: $7.7 million

Endorsements: $45 million (Nike, Rolex, Wilson, Credit Suisse)

Sport: Tennis, Age: 30

#6. Kobe Bryant

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $52.3 million

Salary/winnings: $20.3 million

Endorsements: $32 million

Sport: Basketball, Age: 33

#7. Phil Mickelson

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $47.8 million

Salary/winnings: $4.8 million

Endorsements: $43 million (Callaway, Barclay’s, KPMG, Exxon, Rolex, Amgen/Pfizer)

Sport: Golf, Age: 41

#8. David Beckham

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $46 million

Salary/winnings: $9 million

Endorsements: $37 million (Burger King, Sainsbury’s, Samsung)

Net Worth: £160 million ($260m) – As of April 2012, according to the Sunday Times Rich List

Sport: Football, Age:37

#9 Cristiano Ronaldo

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $42.5 million

Salary/winnings: $20.5 million

Endorsements: $22 million (Nike, Castrol, Konami and others)

Sport: Football, Age: 27

#10 Peyton Manning

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $42.4 million

Salary/winnings: $32.4 million

Endorsements: $10 million (Reebok, Sony, Wheaties, DirecTV, Gatorade, Papa John’s)

Sport: Football (NFL) , Age: 36

#11. Lionel Messi

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $39 million

Salary/winnings: $20 million

Endorsements: $19 million (PepsiCo, Herbalife, EA Sports, Cherry, Audemars Piguet, Dolce & Gabanna and others)

Sport: Football, Age: 24

#12 Haloti Ngata

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $37.3 million

Salary/winnings: $37.1 million

Endorsements: $200,000

Sport: Football (NFL)

#13 Larry Fitzgerald

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $36.8 million

Salary/winnings: $35.3 million

Endorsements: $1.5 million (Nike, EAS, University of Phoenix, AT&T and others)

Sport: Football (NFL)

#14 Ndamukong Suh

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $36 million

Salary/winnings: $35.5 million

Endorsements: $500,000

Sport: Football (NFL)

#15 Charles Johnson

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $34.4 million

Salary/winnings: $34.3 million

Endorsements: $100,000

Sport: Football (NFL)

#16= Rafael Nadal

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $33.2 million

Salary/winnings: $8.2 million

Endorsements: $25 million ( Nike, Babolat, Kia Motors, Richard Mille and Bacardi)

Sport: Tennis, Age: 26

#16= Mario Williams

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $33.2 million

Salary/winnings: $32.9 million

Endorsements: $250,000

Sport: Football (NFL)

#18. Alex Rodriguez

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $33 million

Salary/winnings: $31 million

Endorsements: $2 million (Nike, Rawlings, Topps and Vita Coco)

Sport: Baseball, Age: 36

#19 Fernando Alonso

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $32 million

Salary/winnings: $29 million

Endorsements: $3 million

Sport: Formula One

#20= Valentino Rossi

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $30 million

Salary/winnings: $17 million

Endorsements: $13 million

Sport: Motorcycle racing

#20= Michael Schumacher

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $30 million

Salary/winnings: $20 million

Endorsements: $10 million

Sport: Formula One

#22 Darrelle Revis

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $28.3 million

Salary/winnings: $27 million

Endorsements: $1.3 million (Nike and Range Rover)

Sport: Football (NFL)

#23 Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $28.2 million

Salary/winnings: $13.2 million

Endorsements: $15 million

Sport: Race Car

#24= Wladimir Klitschko

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $28 million

Salary/winnings: $24 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Sport: Boxing

#24= Lewis Hamilton

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $28 million

Salary/winnings: $25 million

Endorsements: $3 million (Reebok)

Sport: Formula One

#26 Maria Sharapova

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $27.9 million

Salary/winnings: $5.9 million

Endorsements: $22 million

Sport: Tennis, Age: 25

#27 Sam Bradford

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $27.8 million

Salary/winnings: $26.8 million

Endorsements: $1 million

Sport: Football (NFL)

#14. Tom Brady

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $27.1 million

Salary/winnings: $23.1 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Sport: Football (NFL), Age: 34

#29 Joe Mauer

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $27 million

Salary/winnings: $23 million

Endorsements: $4 million

Sport: Baseball

#30 Eli Manning

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $26.6 million

Salary/winnings: $18.6 million

Endorsements: $8 million

Sport: Football (NFL)

#31 Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $26.5 million

Salary/winnings: $3.5 million

Endorsements: $23 million

Sport: Cricket

#31 LaMarr Woodley

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $26.5 million

Salary/winnings: $26.3 million

Endorsements: $150,000

Sport: Football (NFL)

#33 Dwight Howard

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $25.6 million

Salary/winnings: $14.6 million

Endorsements: $11 million

Sport: Basketball (NBA)

#34 Kevin Durant

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $25.5 million

Salary/winnings: $12.5 million

Endorsements: $13 million

Sport: Basketball (NBA)

#35 Dwyane Wade

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $24.7 million

Salary/winnings: $12.7 million

Endorsements: $12 million

Sport: Basketball (NBA)

#36 Derek Jeter

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $24.5 million

Salary/winnings: $15.5 million

Endorsements: $9 million

Sport: Baseball (MLB)

#37 Wayne Rooney

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $24.3 million

Salary/winnings: $17.8 million

Endorsements: $6.5 million

Sport: Football

#38 Mark Sanchez

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $24.2 million

Salary/winnings: $23.2 million

Endorsements: $1 million

Sport: Football (NFL)

#39 Ichiro Suzuki

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $24 million

Salary/winnings: $17 million

Endorsements: $7 million

Sport: Baseball (MLB)

#40= CC Sabathia

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $23.8 million

Salary/winnings: $23 million

Endorsements: $800,000

Sport: Baseball (MLB)

#40= Johan Santana

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $23.8 million

Salary/winnings: $23.3 million

Endorsements: $500,000

Sport: Baseball (MLB)

#42 Jeff Gordon

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $23.6 million

Salary/winnings: $13.6 million

Endorsements: $10 million

Sport: Race Car

#43 Ben Roethlisberger

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $23.3 million

Salary/winnings: $22.3 million

Endorsements: $1 million

Sport: Football (NFL)

#44 Carmelo Anthony

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.9 million

Salary/winnings: $14.9 million

Endorsements: $8 million

Sport: Basketball (NBA)

#45 Mark Teixeira

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.8 million

Salary/winnings: $22.5 million

Endorsements: $250,000

Sports: Baseball (MLB)

#46 Amar’e Stoudemire

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.7 million

Salary/winnings: $14.7 million

Endorsements: $8 million

Sport: Basketball (NBA)

#47 Tony Stewart

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.3 million

Salary/winnings: $15.3 million

Endorsements: $7 million

Sport: Race Car

#48 Luke Donald

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.2 million

Salary/winnings: $13.2 million

Endorsements: $9 million

Sport: Golf

#49 Vernon Wells

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22.1 million

Salary/winnings: $22 million

Endorsements: $100,000 million

Sport: Baseball (MLB)

#50 Michael Vick

Total Earnings between June 2011 to June 2012: $22 million

Salary/winnings: $20 million

Endorsements: $2 million

Sport: Football (NFL)


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10 Most Promising IT Services Companies

In Business, Finance, India, Technology, USA on மார்ச் 3, 2011 at 11:26 பிப

Past Mentions of  The 10 promising technology companies include: Connectiva SystemsJivoxNiksunParascaleStokeTruvisoWavesat,WiChorusZyrion and Zmanda.

  1. Acropetal Technologies; Dallas,TX
    acropetal.com
  2. CIGNEX Technologies; Santa Clara, CA
    cignex.com
  3. GlowTouch Technologies; Louisville, KY
    glowtouch.com
  4. Mansa Systems; San Francisco, CA
    mansasys.com
  5. Neev Technologies; Beaverton, OR
    neevtech.com
  6. Quinnox; Naperville, IL
    quinnox.com
  7. Span Systems; New Jersey, NJ
    spansystems.com
  8. Stratogent; San Mateo,CA
    stratogent.com
  9. Youngsoft; Wixom, MI
    youngsoft.com
  10. Zyme IT solutions; Redwood Shores, CA
    zymesolutions.com

The World’s Top-Earning Cricketers

In India, Sports on செப்ரெம்பர் 9, 2009 at 3:30 பிப

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  1. India cricket skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni: $10 million
  2. Sachin Tendulkar: $8 million
  3. Yuvraj Singh: $5.5 million
  4. Rahul Dravid: $5 million
  5. England‘s Andrew Flintoff: $4 million
  6. Sourav Ganguly & Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting: $3.5 million
  7. Australia‘s Brett Lee and English cricketer Kevin Pietersen: $3 million
  8. Australian Michael Clarke: $2.5 million

Top 20 Richest Ladies on Earth

In Lists, World on ஜூன் 17, 2009 at 2:27 பிப

Source: World's Richest Women – Forbes.com

1. Christy Walton & family
$20 billion
Wal-Mart. Jackson, Wyo. 54.
Widowed, 2 child

The widow of Wal-Mart scion John Walton, who died in plane crash in 2005

2. Alice Walton
$19.5 billion
Wal-Mart. Fort Worth, Texas. 59.
Divorced

Father Sam and Uncle James started general-store chain in Bentonville, Ark., in 1962

3. Liliane Bettencourt
$15 billion
L’Oreal. Paris. 86.
Widowed, one child.

Daughter of L’Oreal founder Eugene Schueller

4. Susanne Klatten
$12 billion
BMW, drugs. Germany. 46.
Married, three children

Klatten inherited her stake in BMW from her late father, Herbert Quandt. Recently increased her stake in pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturer Altana to 88%; trained economist sits on Altana’s board of supervisors.

5. Birgit Rausing
Packaging. Switzerland. 85.
Widowed, three children
$11 billion

Inherited packaging giant Tetra Laval in 2000 after the death of her husband, Gad Rausing. Father-in-law founded the company in 1944

6. Jacqueline Mars
$9.5 billion
Candy, pet food. Bedminster, N.J. 69.
Divorced, three children

Chocolate maker Mars completed purchase of gum giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. last October for $23 billion. Merger created world’s largest confectionery company. Also owns pet food operation (Whiskas, Pedigree), Uncle Ben’s Rice.

7. Anne Cox Chambers
$9 billion
Cox Enterprises. Atlanta. 90.
Divorced, three children.

Surviving daughter of Cox Enterprises founder James M. Cox (d. 1957); sister Barbara Cox Anthony passed away in 2007.

8. Abigail Johnson
$8.5 billion
Fidelity Investments. Boston. 47.
Married, two children

Harvard MBA moving up the ranks in family’s Fidelity Investments. This June “Abby” took charge of the company’s board governing the investment company’s fixed-income and asset-allocation funds.

9. Savitri Jindal
$6 billion
Steel. India. 58.
Widowed, nine children

Late husband died in a helicopter crash in 2005. Today she serves as the non-executive chairperson of steel and power conglomerate O.P. Jindal group.

10. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
$5.5 billion
Heineken. London. 54.
Married, five children

Inherited 25% stake in Dutch brewer Heineken seven years ago from her late father, Freddy Heineken. Company is one of the world’s great brewers, with more than 170 premium brands in more than 65 countries.

11. Pauline MacMillan Keinath
$5.5 billion
Cargill. St. Louis. 75.
Married, four children.

Family’s massive commodities outfit, Cargill, controls food from stable to table: manufactures animal feed, meat, crops.

12. Marion MacMillan Pictet
$5.5 billion
Cargill. Bermuda. 77.
Divorced, one child.

13. Antonia Johnson
$5 billion
Trading. Stockholm. 66.
Married, four children

Since 1982 has headed Axel Johnson Group, a diversified trading company founded by her great-grandfather in 1873.

14. Johanna Quant
$5 billion
BMW. Germany. 82.
Widowed, two children

Former secretary and third wife of the late Herbert Quandt, the German executive who rescued automaker BMW from bankruptcy.

15. Yang Huiyan
$4.8 billion
Real estate. China. 27.
Married

China’s richest woman graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in marketing and logistics. Joined family property developer, Country Garden, in 2005 as the manager of the procurement department.

16. Dorothea Steinbruch
$4.8 billion
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional. Brazil.
Widowed, three children

With children, controls one of Brazil’s largest steelmakers.

17. Blair Parry-Okeden
$4.5 billion
Cox Enterprises. Australia. 58.
Married, two children.

Granddaughter of James M. Cox (d. 1957) inherited 25% stake in company after mother, Barbara Anthony Cox, died in 2007

18. Shari Arison
$3.2 billion
Carnival Cruise lines, banking. Tel Aviv. 51.
Married, four children.

Inherited two of the country’s largest companies for her father: $75 billion (assets) Bank Hapoalim and infrastructure behemoth Housing & Construction. Also owns large chunk of cruise operator Carnival

19. Heidi Horten
$3 billion
Department stores. Vienna. 68.
Widowed

Apparently met Helmut Horten, founder of eponymous German department store chain, in a hotel bar in 1959 when she was 19 years old.

20. Rosalia Mera
$2.9 billion
Inditex. La Coruna, Spain. 64.
Divorced, two children.

Self-made billionaire helped then-husband Amancio Ortega make dressing gowns and lingerie in their home. Home business became Inditex, one of world’s most successful apparel manufacturers.

ஃபோர்ப்ஸ் பணம் பத்து

In Finance, Lists, Magazines, World on மார்ச் 16, 2009 at 2:47 பிப

BILLIONAIRES IN 2009

  • Total number: 793 (1,125 in 2008)
  • Net worth: $2.4tn ($4.4tn in 2008)
  • Women: 72 (99 in 2008)
  • Average age: 63.7 (61 in 2008)

YOUNG BILLIONAIRES

  1. Sergey Brin, 35, Google co-founder, $12bn
  2. Larry Page, 36, Google co-founder, $12bn
  3. Sheik Mansour Bin Sayed Al Nahayan, 39, Abu Dhabi royal family, $4.9bn
  4. Daniel Ziff, 37, Ziff Brother Investments, $3.5bn
  5. John Arnold, 35, Centaurus Hedge Fund, $2.7bn
  6. Prince Albert von Thurn und Taxis, 25, $2.1
  7. Kenneth Griffin, 40, Citadel Hedge Fund, $1.5bn
  8. Chu Lam Yiu, 39, Huabao International, $1.5bn
  9. Jerry Yang, 40, Yahoo co-founder, $1.1bn
  10. William Ding, 38, Netease founder, $1.1bn
  11. Andrey Melnichenko, 37, MDM Bank founder, $1bn
source: Forbes

The World’s Billionaires 2009

Rank Name Citizenship Age Net Worth ($bil) Residence
1 William Gates III United States 53 40.0 United States
2 Warren Buffett United States 78 37.0 United States
3 Carlos Slim Helu & family Mexico 69 35.0 Mexico
4 Lawrence Ellison United States 64 22.5 United States
5 Ingvar Kamprad & family Sweden 83 22.0 Switzerland
6 Karl Albrecht Germany 89 21.5 Germany
7 Mukesh Ambani India 51 19.5 India
8 Lakshmi Mittal India 58 19.3 United Kingdom
9 Theo Albrecht Germany 87 18.8 Germany
10 Amancio Ortega Spain 73 18.3 Spain