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Top 10 Richest Athletes of Canada

1. Steve Nash

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Steve Nash is the richest basketball player of Canada and retired from his professional career in 2011. Steve Nash has an estimated net worth of US $95 million with an annual basic salary of US $8.7 million and ranked at top on the list of richest athletes of Canada. He was played for the Phoenix Suns and was twice named as the most valuable player of NBA. He is currently served as the manager of the Canadian national team and also worked as the consultant for the golden state warriors.

2. Joey Votto

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Joey Votto is the professional baseball player of Canada with an estimated net worth of US $50.4 million and becomes the second richest athletes of Canada. He starts his career in 2003 with the Cincinnati Reds when he was first drafted. Before hitting to the major leagues, he was call over as the most valuable player of Southern League. In 2007, he played his first major league match against the New York Mets. Joey Votto receives the MVP National League award, National League Hank Aaron award, and Lou Marsh Trophy in 2010. He extended his contract with the Reds and made it ten years long.

3. Brad Richards

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Brad Richards is also professional ice hockey player of Canada and also the richest athletes with an estimated net worth of US $50 million and ranked at 3rd place in the in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Canada. He is played in the Quebec Junior Hockey League’s with the Rimouski Oceanic team. In last season with his team, he received some numerous honors like Beliveau Trophy, Stanford Memorial Trophy, and Lafleur Trophy and many others. He was selected by the Tampa Bay in the third round of 64th overall pick in the 1998 NHL entry.

4. Ryan Dempster

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Ryan Dempster is the former baseball pitcher of Canada and ranked at fourth place in the list of richest athletes of Canada with an estimated net worth of US $ 48 million. He played in various major leagues during his professional baseball career such as Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, Chicago Cubs, and Boston Sox and in Texas Rangers. He was first drafted in the MLB draft in 1995 by the Texas Rangers but he was very quickly traded with the Florida Marlins in 1996.

5. Sidney Crosby

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Sidney Crosby is the richest ice hockey player of Canada and ranked at with an estimated net worth of US $ 45 million and he is the 5th richest athlete of Canada. He is serves as the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL. He was first drafted by the Penguins in the junior hockey league and he also played for the Rimouski Oceanic for two years where he receives the player of the year award in the two consecutive years and les his team in to the final of 2005 Memorial Cup. In his first season in the NHL he gained 102 points with 39 goals and his team becomes the runner-up in that season.

6. Vincent Lecavalier

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Vincent Lecavalier is also the professional ice hockey player of Canada and played for the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL. Vincent Lecavalier estimated net worth is US $40 million and ranked at sixth place in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Canada. Lecavalier played in the junior hockey team Rimouski Oceanic for two years in the Quebec Junior Hockey League. In starts of his career he established himself as one of the best NHL’s top player. He was first drafted by Tampa Bay in the 1998 entry draft of NHL where he wins the Stanley Cup in 2004 with Tampa Bay. He also wins the Maurice Richard “Rocket” Trophy in 2007 because of the leading goal scorer of the NHL.

7. Dany Heatley

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Dany Heatley is also the Canadian ice hockey professional player and currently is in contract with the Thomas Ice Tigers in the DEL. He was originally drafted in the NHL draft of 200 and was picked by the Atlanta Thrashers and wins the Memorial Trophy in 2002 as become the top NHL rookie. He is also played for Ottawa Senator when he was call for traded and scores the record goals of 50 in two consecutive season of NHL. Dany James estimated net worth is US $ 38.6 million and he is the seventh richest sports personality of Canada.

8. Eric Staal

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Eric Staal is the professional ice hockey player of Canada and ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest celebrities of Canada with an estimated net worth of US $38 million and he is ranked at N0. 8 in the list of richest athletes of Canada. He is the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes in the NHL and he is also the member of the Gold Club who wins the Stanley Cup in 2006 and also the winner of the 2007 World Championship and winter Olympics with the Canadian national ice hockey team.

9. Justin Morneau

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Justin Morneau is the famous Canadian baseball athlete and also included in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Canada with an estimated net worth of US $ 35 million and ranked at second last in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Canada. Morneau was first drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1999 as catcher and he made his debut in 2003 MLB. He was also the most valuable player in the American league and 4 times included in the All-Stars team in five years.

10. Jason Bay

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Jason Bay is the American-Canadian and former baseball player and he is retired from his professional career in 2013. He is played in the several major leagues that included the Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Sox and in the Seattle Mariners. He was named as the Rookie of the year in the national league in 2004 and also wins the award of Silver Slugger in 2009. He is also included in the All-Star MLB team and 3 times O’Neill award winner and becomes the best baseball player of Canada. Jason estimated net worth is US $ 30 million and he is the last richest athletes of Canada.

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