Perhaps even more so than wealthy celebrities, rich athletes seem to have it all. Not only do they train their bodies to the peak of perfection, but they also earn tons and tons of money. In fact, some of them have so much cash that they don’t even know what to do with it anymore!
It seems that for some rich athletes, even if they have a comfortable home and a nice set of sneakers, there’s never enough. So, they start taking it to the next level! From custom car collections featuring the world’s greatest automobiles to jewelry that costs as much as a house, some professional athletes have made some outrageous purchases. From Michael Jordan and Tom Brady to Brett Farve and Aaron Rodgers, see what the world’s wealthiest athletes spend their money on…
1. Michael Jordan – Private Jet, $30 Million
If you had billions of dollars like sports star Michael Jordan, you’d probably spend a little bit on a private jet as well. In case you didn’t know, Jordan’s net worth sits at $1.9 billion, making him the third wealthiest African-American, behind Oprah and Robert F. Smith. According to CBS, the NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer bought himself a customized jet for a staggering $30 million.
Not only that, but Jordan had the Gulfstream G550 affixed with an Air Jordan symbol. He also had the plane painted with an elephant print motif, the motif that’s found on almost all trademark Jordan brand sports equipment. It’s like he’s flying in a massive Air Jordan itself!