The richest athletes of all time are the talented men and women who have pushed the boundaries of sports to become the best in their field. But how are the top paid athletes of today affected by unpredictable events like COVID-19, that completely shut down professional sports across the world?

Forbes reports that the top 100 are earning 9% less than they were earning last year, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that all these pros were impacted in the same way.

While athletes in leagues like the NBA were affected for many months and received cuts in their pay as a result, others like players in the NFL were less affected by the pandemic due to later season starts. On an individual level, certain athletes also who have bigger endorsement deals, may not be as affected by the COVID-19 shutdown.

Navigate through your favorite sports to find out which of the richest athletes were least affected by the sporting shutdowns in 2020. Also discover insights into their careers, their wealth and success, and how they give back to those less fortunate than them.