Usain Bolt…..track star,poster boy, Jamaican…..Billionaire?? adminstush June 20, 2012 Suss 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? Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.