That right folks! Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt sprinted away with over $1.8 billion JMD over the past 12 months, according to leading business news publication, Forbes Magazine, which recently released its list of the world’s 100 richest sports personalities.

His US$20.3 million earnings leaves him in the number 63 position, and again makes him the only track and field athlete among the 100 highest-paid sports personalities.

Bolt is believed to command in the region of US$300,000 in appearance fees per track meet however, the bulk of the athlete’s earnings come from his numerous commercial deals, with Forbes accrediting US$20 million of his US$20.3 million income to endorsement arrangements with companies such as Puma, Hublot and Gatorade.

Whew! That was a mouthful!
Stush peeps what do we think about Bolt the businessman?


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