Episode 13: Forbes Sports Money
A Frugal Athlete Podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by founder, Amobi Okugo. This podcast is meant to provide an insiders look into the financial playbook of professional athletes, give insights on what it means to be a frugal athlete, and discuss topics regarding all things sports business. The podcast will run every Wednesday and be available on Anchor, Apple Podcast, and Google Play.
The annual Forbes Sports Money list that identifies the top 100 highest paid athletes came out and we dissect the list and all the figures behind it. From the compensation differences in salary vs endorsements to ventures that different athletes are doing to certain trends in the market. We also discuss Lebron’s 45,000 dollar outfits and why it’s okay for him to do that and not someone like me. Lastly, we quickly go over another list I came across with the top 50 most powerful people in sports according to Worth.