Where does Conor McGregor land amongst professional athletes on Forbes’ 2020 list of highest-paid celebrities?

Forbes’ 2020 list of celebrity wealth is out, and there are plenty of athletes who fell into the top 100.

None loaded quite the punch of fashion and retail feeling Kylie Jenner, whose earnings are approximated to be $590 million to top the list. Still, more than one-third of the list is made up of professional athletes. (And yeah, prior to you chew out us, we went ahead and counted Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on the list as an athlete, even though he’s mostly an action star on screen these days.)

Battle sports has a couple of entrants on the list– but there’s just one from Mixed Martial Arts, and to no surprise, it’s Conor McGregor However where did the former dual UFC champion fall on the list?

Have A Look At all the professional athletes who made the top 100 below.

No. 100 Mohamed Salah, $351 million.

Jul 25, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A.; Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah (11) celebrates his objective versus Manchester City throughout the second half of an International Champions Cup soccer match at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Soccer
Age: 28
Groups:
Liverpool FC, Egypt nationwide team

No. 98 Serena Williams, $36 million.

Sep 1, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York City, U.S.A.; Serena Williams of the United States commemorates at the web following her match against Kristie Ahn of the United States on day 2 of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Necessary Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Tennis
Age: 38

No. 97 Sebastian Vettel, $363 million.

Nov 3, 2019; Austin, TX, U.S.A.; Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow motorist Sebastian Vettel (5) of Germany waves to the crowd during the driverÕs parade prior to the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Necessary Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Vehicle racing
Age: 33

No. 91 Damian Lillard, $37 million.

Aug 24, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, U.S.A.; Portland Path Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) prior to video game four of the preliminary of the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Los Angeles Lakers at AdventHealth Arena. Obligatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 30
Group:
Portland Trail Sports Jackets

No. 91 Canelo Alvarez, $37 million.

iNov 2, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Canelo Alvarez (blue/green trunks) celebrates with his title belts after knocking out Sergey Kovalev (not visualized) throughout their WBO light heavyweight title bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Alvarez won via 11 th round TKO. Necessary Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Boxing
Age: 30

No. 90 Naomi Osaka, $374 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, U.S.A.; Naomi Osaka of Japan returns the ball versus Camila Giorgi of Italy on day 3 of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Tennis
Age: 22

No. 85 Klay Thompson, $388 million.

Feb 10, 2020; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson claps for Miami Heat guard and previous teammates Andre Iguodala before the game at Chase Center. Compulsory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 30
Team:
Golden State Warriors

No. 80 Rafael Nadal, $40 million.

Sep 8, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Rafael Nadal of Spain commemorates with the championship trophy during the event after his match versus Daniil Medvedev of Russia (not envisioned) in the menÕs songs last on day fourteen of the 2019 United States Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Tennis
Age: 34

No. 78 Julio Jones, $405 million.

Feb 9, 2020; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Falcons pass receiver Julio Jones views the game between the Atlanta Hawks and the New York City Knicks throughout the very first overtime at State Farm Arena. Compulsory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 31
Group:
Atlanta Falcons

No. 77 Phil Mickelson, $408 million.

Phil Mickelson hits his second shot on 17 during the 2nd round of the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio on Friday, July 10,2020
ghows_gallery_ei-OH-200719885-61 e43 ef9.jpg Sport: Golf
Age: 50

No. 74 Kyrie Irving, $419 million.

Feb 1, 2020; Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.; Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (11) stands on the court during the 2nd half against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena. Obligatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 28
Team:
Brooklyn Nets

No. 68 Novak Djokovic, $446 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, U.S.A.; Novak Djokovic of Serbia gestures to his group in the stands after his match against Kyle Edmund of the United Kingdom (not visualized) on day 3 of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis competition at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Tennis
Age: 33

No. 67 Drew Brees, $448 million.

Jan 22, 2020; Kissimmiee, Florida, U.S.A.; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws the ball throughout NFC practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Obligatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 41
Team:
New Orleans Saints

No. 64 Tom Brady, $45 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) works out at AdventHealth Training. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 43
Team:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

No. 59 Deontay Wilder, $465 million.

Feb 21, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Deontay Wilder weighs in for his world heavyweight championship boxing match against Tyson Fury (not visualized) at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Necessary Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Boxing
Age: 34

No. 57 Anthony Joshua, $47 million.

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA– DECEMBER 08: 2 time Heavyweight Champion of the World, Anthony Joshua, poses for photos ignoring Riyadh after the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Battle between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua at the Al Faisaliah Hotel on December 08, 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Sport: Boxing
Age: 30

No. 55 Giannis Antetokounmpo, $476 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, U.S.A.; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dribbles the ball versus Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro (14) during the second half of video game 2 of the second round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs at The Field Home. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 25
Team:
Milwaukee Bucks

No. 54 James Harden, $478 million.

Aug 31, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, U.S.A.; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) manages the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder throughout the first quarter in game 6 of the first round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Compulsory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 31
Team:
Houston Rockets

No. 53 Conor McGregor, $48 million.

Jan 26, 2020; Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.; Conor McGregor shows up on the red carpet throughout the 62 nd annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2020 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Mandatory Credit: Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY ORG XMIT: USATSI-408311(Via OlyDrop)

Sport: Mixed Martial Arts
Age: 32
Promotion:
UFC

No. 49 Jared Goff, $49 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.A.; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during training school at Cal Lutheran University. Necessary Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 25
Group:
Los Angeles Rams

No. 44 Rory McIlroy, $52 million.

Aug 30, 2020; Olympia Fields, Illinois, U.S.A.; Rory McIlroy responds after striking his tee shot on the 12 th hole throughout the final round of the BMW Champion golf competition at Olympia Fields Nation Club– North. Compulsory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Golf
Age: 31

No. 40 Lewis Hamilton, $54 million.

Nov 3, 2019; Austin, TX, USA; Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport motorist Lewis Hamilton (44) of Fantastic Britain commemorates winning his 6th world champion after the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Necessary Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Vehicle racing
Age: 35

No. 35 Russell Westbrook, $56 million.

Sep 2, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, U.S.A.; Houston Firecrackers guard Russell Westbrook (0) reacts throughout the second half of game 7 of the preliminary of the 2020 NBA Playoffs versus the Oklahoma City Thunder at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Obligatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 31
Team:
Houston Rockets

No. 34 Tyson Fury, $57 million.

Feb 22, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.; Tyson Fury celebrates after beating Deontay Wilder in their WBC heavyweight title bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Fury won through seventh round TKO. Obligatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Boxing
Age: 32

No. 31 Carson Wentz, $591 million.

Jan 5, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) tosses the ball to an authorities after being taken on by the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter in a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Lincoln Financial Field. Compulsory Credit: Expense Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 27
Team:
Philadelphia Eagles

No. 27 Kirk Cousins, $605 million.

Aug 28, 2020; Eagan, Minnesota, U.S.A.; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes at practice at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Football
Age: 32
Team:
Minnesota Vikings

No. 26 Tiger Woods, $623 million.

Aug 30, 2020; Olympia Fields, Illinois, USA; Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 9th hole throughout the last round of the BMW Champion golf tournament at Olympia Fields Nation Club– North. Necessary Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Golf
Age: 44

No. 24 Kevin Durant, $639 million.

Feb 3, 2020; Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.; Brooklyn Nets small forward Kevin Durant (7) smiles during a time out throughout the 2nd quarter versus the Phoenix Suns at Barclays. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 31
Team:
Brooklyn Internet

No. 16 Stephen Curry, $744 million.

Mar 5, 2020; San Francisco, California, U.S.A.; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) throughout the very first quarter of the game against the Toronto Raptors at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 32
Team:
Golden State Warriors

No. 10 Dwayne Johnson, $875 million.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson responds after a welterweight blended martial arts bout in between Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 early Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in New York. Masvidal won in the 4th round.( AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) ORG XMIT: MSG137

Sport: Pro wrestling/acting
Age: 48
Company:
WWE

No. 9 LeBron James, $882 million.

Aug 29, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) before playing the Portland Trail Sports jackets in game five of the preliminary of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. Necessary Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Basketball
Age: 35
Group:
Los Angeles Lakers

No. 7 Neymar, $955 million.

Sep 10, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Brazil forward Neymar (10) looks on after the South American Showdown soccer match against Peru at Los Angeles Coliseum. Compulsory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Soccer
Age: 28
Groups:
Paris Saint-Germain FC, Brazil national football group

No. 5 Lionel Messi, $104 million.

Jun 30, 2018; Kazan, Russia; Argentina forward Lionel Messi (10) reacts in the round of 16 game against France throughout the FIFA World Cup 2018 at Kazan Stadium. Compulsory Credit: Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport via U.S.A. TODAY Sports

Sport: Soccer
Age: 33
Teams:
FC Barcelona, Argentina nationwide football group

No. 4 Cristiano Ronaldo, $105 million.

Jun 20, 2018; Moscow, Russia; Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo (7) in Group D play during the FIFA World Cup 2018 at Spartak Arena. Compulsory Credit: Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport through U.S.A. TODAY Sports

Sport: Soccer
Age: 35
Teams:
Juventus FC, Portugal nationwide football group

No. 3 Roger Federer, $1063 million.

Sep 3, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland hits to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in a quarterfinal match on day 9 of the 2019 United States Open tennis competition at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Sport: Tennis
Age: 39

Images: Conor McGregor through the years.

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