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Which Athlete Makes More Money?

A.k.a. the most depressing quiz you'll ever take.

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All of the answers are based solely on each player's current, or in the NFL's case, most recent season salary. Signing bonuses and endorsement deals are NOT factored in.

  1. 1. Who makes more money?

    LeBron James
    LeBron James
    Justin Verlander
    Justin Verlander
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Verlander is making $20.1 million this season while LeBron is hauling in a measly $17.5.

  2. 2. Who makes more money?

    Albert Pujols
    Albert Pujols
    Peyton Manning
    Peyton Manning
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Manning took home $18 million this past season, which is two million more than Pujols will make this season.

  3. 3. Who makes more money?

    Tom Brady
    Tom Brady
    Zach Parise
    Zach Parise
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Minnesota Wild forward earned $12 million this season compared to Brady's $5.75

  4. 4. Who makes more money?

    Michael Vick
    Michael Vick
    David Ortiz
    David Ortiz
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Red Sox DH makes $14.5 million this season, $150,000 more than the Eagles QB.

  5. 5. Who makes more money?

    Steve Novak
    Steve Novak
    Andrew Luck
    Andrew Luck
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Knicks fan favorite eked this one out by a mere $39,000.

  6. 6. Who makes more money?

    Buster Posey
    Buster Posey
    Patrick Kane
    Patrick Kane
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The reigning NL MVP is earning $8 million this season, two million more than the Blackhawks all-star.

  7. 7. Who makes more money?

    Russell Wilson
    Russell Wilson
    Allen Iverson
    Allen Iverson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yep, although The Answer hasn't played in the NBA for over 2 years he still made $100,000 more than Wilson during his rookie season.

  8. 8. Who makes more money?

    Henrik Lundqvist
    Henrik Lundqvist
    Stephen Strasburg
    Stephen Strasburg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Rangers goalie earned $6.8 million this season, more than twice the salary of hard-throwing righty.

  9. 9. Who makes more money?

    Carmelo Anthony
    Carmelo Anthony
    Sidney Crosby
    Sidney Crosby
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Melo made over $19 million this season, which dwarfs Sid's $7.5.

  10. 10. Who makes more money?

    Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant
    C.C. Sabathia
    C.C. Sabathia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kobe made over $27 million this season, which was tops in the NBA and $4 million more than the Yankees ace.

  11. 11. Who makes more money?

    JaValle McGee
    JaValle McGee
    Adrian Peterson
    Adrian Peterson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Surprisingly, Purple Jesus only edged goofy McGee by $1.1 million

  12. 12. Who makes more money?

    R.A. Dickey
    R.A. Dickey
    Alex Ovechkin
    Alex Ovechkin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Russian hockey star earned $9 million this season, $4 million more than Dickey.

  13. 13. Who makes more money?

    Ryan Fitzpatrick
    Ryan Fitzpatrick
    Kyrie Irving
    Kyrie Irving
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fitzmagic pulled down $6 million last season, over $600,000 more than the all-star guard.

  14. 14. Who makes more money?

    Clayton Kershaw
    Clayton Kershaw
    Drew Brees
    Drew Brees
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Cy Young winner is making $11.7 million this season, which is over a million more than Brees.

  15. 15. Who makes more money?

    Mike Trout
    Mike Trout
    Derek Fisher
    Derek Fisher
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The reigning AL Rookie of the Year is making a measly $510,000 this season, but Fisher is making barely half that amount.

  16. 16. Who makes more money?

    Ben Roethlisberger
    Ben Roethlisberger
    Justin Upton
    Justin Upton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Big Ben made $9.8 million this past season, just barely more than Upton's $9.7

Which Athlete Makes More Money?

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