Josh Allen, Devin Booker, and Marshon Lattimore have secured the bag and a spot on the highest-paid athletes under 25 list

Forbes recently put out its list of the richest athletes under the age of 25 years, it has many players from the NBA and NFL world who have had stellar seasons lately

Forbes richest players under 25

Being a professional athlete today is fruitful, in the top leagues such as the NBA and the NFL, even the backup players make enough money to ensure that they get by just fine. The top players in these leagues make huge amounts not just from their on-the-field endeavors, but also from endorsements, partnerships, and other alternative avenues that generate income. It comes as no surprise that these top athletes make ridiculous amounts of money at times.

Forbes compiles an annual list ranking the top richest athletes globally, Floyd Mayweather usually tops this list but today we are looking at a different list, the Forbes richest athletes under the age of 25. Some of these stars have not even reached their prime yet and they are already elite, in their respective sport as well in the amounts that they earn. Let us take a look at the top players from the NFL and NBA who highlight this list.


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Marshon Lattimore’s income went from $2.6 million in the last year to $40.9 million over the last 12 months:

  1. Marshon Lattimore
Marshon Lattimore
Marshon Lattimore’s earnings skyrocketed from six figures to seven figures in a year

In this list, Marshon Lattimore really got the bag, the Saints cornerback may have run a 4.36 40-yard dash but the jump in his salary this year in contrast to last year was faster than probably even the speed of light. He earned $2.6 million the previous season, this year, however, he made $40.6 million which bumped him to the 38th spot on the world’s highest-paid athletes list before he turned 26.

2. Josh Allen

Josh Allen
Josh Allen has gotten a well-deserved extension

Apart from Marshon Lattimore, there is another person who recently signed an extension after he had a remarkable year. Josh Allen, the Buffalo Bills quarterback turns 26 years of age on the 21st of May. The quarterback signed a massive six-year extension in August that offers him a maximum of $258 million along with $150 million guaranteed. That is definitely a first in the NFL. Off the field as well, Josh Allen is making bank as well, he has partnered up with Nike, Pepsi, and New Era which just bumps his bank balance up to $67 million.

3. Devin Booker

Devin Booker
Devin Booker may have lost in the playoffs but he is winning in life

The final player is the NBA star, Devin Booker. The guard from Pheonix Suns has not had the best season. He failed to get his team past the Dallas Mavericks. However, Booker earns well enough, his on-field earnings amount to $31.9 million while his off-field earnings amount to $8 million. Booker has partnered with Nike, Corona Beer, and Sweetgreen. He is also a co-owner of the coconut-water sports drink COCO5. All of this leaves D Book with a total of $39.9 million in earnings.

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