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MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 08: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after finishing second during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 8, 2013 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)Paul Gilham—Getty Images
MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 08: Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after finishing second during the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 8, 2013 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images), Paul Gilham—Getty Images
  • Affiliation
    Auto Racing/Spain
  • Last Year's Rank-
  • Salary$38,000,000
  • Endorsements$30,000,000
  • Total Earnings$41,000,000

With Michael Schumacher no longer racing, Alonso is the highest-paid active F1 driver in the world. His deals with Oakley, Europcar, Viceroy and others only make him some $3 million, but the 32-year-old Spaniard is often credited with making the sport big in his home country.

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