Two Asian athletes are part of the top-paid list in the world. Virat Kohli is one of them. He is the second highest earner with a whopping 33.3 million dollars from salary and endorsements, according to Sportico ranking.
He received 2.9 million dollars from his salary and 31 million from endorsements. However, Naomi Osaka, a tennis player from Japan, is the highest-earning athlete from Asia.
She took home a whopping 53.2 million dollars in 2022. Naomi got 52 million dollars from endorsements while 1.2 million from prize money.
Meanwhile, Virat will represent India in the three-match ODI series against the West Indies starting on July 27. He is one of the best batters in the history of the 50-over format, and his role will be crucial against the host team.