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.

Venus Williams at 2011 Wimbledon
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Venus Williams. In 2000, the pro tennis player signed a five-year, $40 million contract extension with Reebok. At the time, it was considered the richest endorsement deal for any female athlete.


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