Korean-American golf star Michelle Wie took the 4th spot on Forbes magazine’s 20 Under 25 list of Top-Earning Young Superstars, which includes both athletes and entertainers.
Despite her poor showing this year, the 18-year-old golfer banked US$19 million thanks to activities and endorsements last year, beating out all three “Harry Potter” stars — Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint — and other famous Hollywood actresses such as Scarlett Johansson and Lindsay Lohan, who ranked 12th and 18th with $5 million and $3.5 million, respectively.
At the top of the list was basketball star LeBron James, 23, a forward with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. James earned $27 million from June 2006 to June 2007. The NFL’s New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush, 22, came in second with $24 million. Maria Sharapova, 20, the world’s reigning queen of tennis, grabbed third place with $23 million.
I honestly hope Michelle finds her pre-2007 golf game. The money won’t keep rolling in forever without results on the golf course.
Hat tip- ROK Drop
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