12 Star Athletes Making a Second Fortune With Savvy Investments

By InvestingAnswers Staff
April 29, 2011

Professional athletes seem to have it all: fame, fortune and glory. Sometimes the fame and glory catch up to the fortune, and the money disappears. 

There are some athletes, however, that don't squander their fortune. Instead, they take their hard-earned pay and transform it into profitable investments. In fact, most of these star athletes make more money from their investments than they do from their sports careers.

Venture capital firms, mega-development deals and sports franchises are just a few ways these star athletes turned their more-than-modest paychecks into mega-investments.

Read on to see how one star athlete made over $100 million from just one investment...