Lucrative athlete endorsement deals

Published On: Mar 21 2012 11:54:18 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2012 02:37:27 PM EDT

NBA and media sensation Jeremy Lin recently announced that he signed a two-year endorsement contract with Volvo. Take a look at other professional athletes who have reaped the benefits of lucrative endorsement deals.

Michael Jordan
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Michael Jordan. Retired since April 2003, the pro basketball legend continues to pile on the earnings from various endorsements. Jordan continues to earn $45 million annually, almost entirely from Nike.

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