Top 11 Paid Athletes Who Endorse Products Found in Convenience Stores

Athletes have a long history of getting paid for endorsing products. The top 100 highest paid athlete endorsers collectively earned $917 million in 2015, up 24% from 2014. Many received hundreds of thousands of dollars for a single tweet about a certain product. And some of them are getting paid to throw their marketing muscle behind some of the brands on your shelves. 

According to Forbes' "World's Highest Paid Athletes," these earnings projections are subject to change and are constantly updated. A team at social media agency opendorse analyzed this year’s highest-paid athletes, their current endorsement deals, earning power and estimated cost per Twitter endorsement.

Click through to see how much these athletes earn for their endorsement of products across all industries and brands. The following collection of athletes just happens to be helping to sell some of the brands in your stores. 

1. Roger Federer

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Roger Federer

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $58 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Gillette

2. Phil Mickelson

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Phil Mickelson

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $44 million

Endorsement with c-store affiliation: ExxonMobil

Mickelson partnered with ExxonMobil to start the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy, an organization that conducts a professional development academy for teachers of grades 3-5 designed to improve learning experiences for their students in math and science.

3. LeBron James

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LeBron James

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $44 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Coca-Cola

4. Kevin Durant

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Kevin Durant

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $35 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Sparkling Ice

5. Rafael Nadal

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Rafael Nadal

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $28 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Bacardi

6. Maria Sharapova

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Maria Sharapova

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $23 million

C-store product among her multitude of other endorsements: Evian

7. Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $22 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: PepsiCo

8. Usain Bolt

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Usain Bolt

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $21 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Gatorade

9. Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $15 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Burger King

10. Derrick Rose

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Derrick Rose

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $15 million

C-store product among his multitude of other endorsements: Powerade

11. Serena Williams

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Serena Williams

Collective yearly endorsement earnings: $13 million

C-store product among her multitude of other endorsements: Gatorade