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  • Affiliation
    Los Angeles Clippers (NBA)
  • Last Year's Rank-
  • Salary$16,441,500
  • Endorsements$6,500,000
  • Total Earnings$22,941,500

Suddenly it feels like Griffin is everywhere. The charismatic Clippers star and former Dunk champion is popping up in ads for multiple brands: Kia, Vizio, Gamefly, and Red Bull are just a few. One endorsement expert cautions, “If I had a brand, it’s like, yeah, he’s recognizable, he’s great, he’s a good actor, but those brands like Kia, their ads run everywhere, so do you want to use him too? Will people get sick of him?” They might, but before that happens Griffin is likely to continue climbing this list.

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