Aaron Rodgers is Fourth-Highest Earning American Athlete

According to the annual Fortunate 50 list published by Fortune and Sports Illustrated, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the fourth-highest earning athlete in America in 2014.

The list takes into account not only an athlete's salary, but also how much they make in endorsements.

Rodgers comes behind only boxer Floyd Mayweather and basketball players LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, who rank first through third respectively. Rodgers is the highest-paid football player.

In addition to Rodgers' $40 million salary, he brings in $5.8 million in endorsements wiith the likes of Nike, Ford and State Farm for a total of $45.8 million in earnings.


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