1. Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is the worldwide famous and professional tennis player of Russia and also richest athletes of Russia and has estimated net worth of US $ 29 million and ranked very first in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Russia. She is currently ranked at No. 4 in the Women’s Tennis ranking and she also achieves his career best ranking and becomes world No. 1 in 2005. She is the only women tennis player from Russia who wins the grand slam tournament and also the Olympic medalist from Russia.
2. Alexander Ovechkin
Alexander Ovechkin is the professional ice hockey winger player of Russian Federation. He is currently the captain of the Washington Capitals in the NHL and prior to play in the NHL he is played in the Russian Superleague in the HC Dynamo Moscow from 2001 to 2005. He is also the regular member of the Russian national ice hockey team since his debut and made his team world champion in 2009. Alexander Ovechkin estimated net worth is US $ 16.8 million and ranked at No. 2 in the list of top 10 richest Russian athletes.
3. Andrei Kirilenko
Andrei Kirilenko is the professional basketball player of Russian and took third place and becomes the highest-paid Russian athlete that is totally based on sporting income. Andrei Kirilenko has estimated net worth of US $15.1 million. He is currently the commissioner of the Russian Federation of Basketball. In his professional playing career he played for the CSKA Moscow team and winning the MVP Russian league award in 2000. In 2001 he joined the Utah Jazz team and becomes the first Russian basketball player to select in the first draft of NBA league.
4. Evgeni Malkin
Evgeni Malkin is also the professional ice hockey Russian player and he is also include in the list of richest Russian athletes and ranked at fourth place with as estimated net worth of US $ 9.9 million. He is also the alternate captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL. He is best known for his amazing skills and ability for the execution of the game and earning the best reputation and becomes the best ice hockey player in the world. He is also the most consecutive team member of Russian national ice hockey team since his debut from 2003 and never misses a single tournament of ice hockey for his team.
5. Yuri Zhirkov
Yuri Zhirkov is the professional football player of Russian and currently played for the Dynamo Moscow in the domestic season and also the most prominent player of the Russian national team. He is the midfielder for the Russian national football team and he joins the Chelsea in the English Premier League against the paid of CSKA Moscow for US $30 million for the transfer. The 25 year old Russian footballer also got contract with the world’s richest football clubs that require to paying almost $7.5 million annual to Zhirkov.
6. Andrey Arshavin
Andrey Arshavin is also the Russian profession football player and currently plays for the Kuban Krasnodar in the Russian League. He has brilliant record with the football clubs and wins many numerous trophies with the clubs that includes the UEFA Cup, RPL, RPLC, RSP and the UEFA super cup. He was also named as the Russian player of the year with two other players Zenit and Arshavin. Andrey Arshavin estimated net worth is US $ 6.4 million and ranked at 6th place in the top 10 richest athletes of Russia.
7. Sergei Gonchar
Sergei Gonchar is another Russian ice hockey player who ranked at No. 7 in the top 10 richest Russian athletes with an estimated net worth of US $ 6 million. He is currently the coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins and previously played for the Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. He was first picked by the Washington Capitals in the 14th overall draft of NHL in 1992 and then he moved to the Portland Pirates and played in the USA hockey league. He is also played for the Russian national ice hockey team and he is the first Russian who scores 20 goals in the single season.
8. Aleksandr Kokorin
Aleksandr Kokorin is the Russian professional football player and played at the forward position for his team Dynamo Moscow. He gets breakthrough in the 2012-13 domestic season when he get signed by dynamo Moscow club and make a deal of €19 million with the Dynamo Moscow club. In 2012 he becomes the part of Russian national football team and represents his team in the Euro 2012 and also included in the 2014 FIFA world cup squad. Aleksandr Kokorin estimated net worth is US $ 5.9 million and he is become the 8th richest athletes of Russia.
9. Andrei Markov
Andrei Markov is another Russian ice hockey player and he is also included in the list of top 10 richest Russian athletes and ranked second last on the list with an estimated net worth of US $ 5.8 million. He is currently played for the Montreal Canadians in the NHL and also the captain of the team. He holds the dual nationality of tow countries that includes the Canada and Russia. Initially he played in the Russian national league and turns out as the best defenseman of Ice hockey and then he moves to Canada and played in the Quebec Citadelles in the AHL.
10. Igor Akinfeev
Igor Akinfeev is also the richest football player of Russian and ranked last at 10th position in the list of Russian richest athletes with an estimated net worth US $ 5 million. He is the goalkeeper of the Russian national football team and also the captain of the CSKA Moscow team in the Russian League. He is mostly played for the CSKA and becomes the five times champion of the Russian league along with the one UEFA champion title in 2005 for his team.