They put their hometowns on the map!
Athletes make their hometowns and home-states proud with their seemingly superhuman exploits in their sports, as well as all the good they do for their communities. But who are the richest athletes from each state? Let’s take a look at the athletes from all 50 states who earned the most in 2015 from their teams, and exactly just how much they made (not counting sponsorship deals or other income).
Spoiler alert: they don’t call him “Money” Mayweather for nothing…
Theses sports stars made their home states proud by bringing home the big bucks.