RANKED | Highest earning sports stars on TikTok

GolfSupport.com analysed data from marketing analytics tool igFace to discover how much some of the world’s most popular sports teams and personalities can make from a sponsored post on their official TikTok account.

Giannis Ugo Antetokounmpo takes the crown for sports personality with the highest TikTok earnings. With an impressive 1.8 million followers, the basketball power forward can potentially enjoy €117,310 per post from any TikTok promotional opportunities. 

In second place, British boxing sensation Amir Khan can net an estimated €103,043 from each post on his TikTok profile.

Colombian footballer James Rodriquez is in third spot. The dynamic midfielder can accumulate a healthy €102,701 from sponsored posts on his TikTok account.

Footballers Sergio Ramos (€93,911), Robert Lewandowski (€83,342) and Neymar (€73,509) are other notable sports stars that can potentially benefit from huge sums of money on TikTok , respectively coming in fifth, seventh and ninth place overall.

TikTok’s Highest Earning Sports Stars

RankSportsSports StarTikTok HandleEstimated Earnings Per TikTok Post (€)
1.BasketballGiannis Ugo Antetokounmpogiannis_an34€ 117,310
2.BoxingAmir Khanamirkhanboxer€ 103,043
3.FootballJames Rodríguezjamesdrodriguez€ 102,701
4.American FootballJuJu Smith-Schusterjuju€ 99,392
5.FootballSergio Ramossergioramos€ 93,911
6.FootballVinicius Juniorviniciusjunior€ 85,115
7.FootballRobert Lewandowski_rl9€ 83,342
8.FootballAlphonso Daviesalphonsodavies€ 79,961
9.FootballNeymarNeymarjr€ 73,509
10.FootballHéctor Herrerahherrera16€ 29,790

TikTok’s Highest Earning Sports Teams

GolfSupport.com found that basketball giants Houston Rockets top the sports teams’ TikTok earnings list. The Rockets can potentially benefit from an astounding €116,788 from each TikTok post.

The Dallas Mavericks are in second position. The 2011 NBA champions have the potential to gain a hefty €106,285 per TikTok posted on their profile. 

In third position, 26-time Spanish league winners Barcelona can make €105,894 from each video posted on the club’s account! Comparably, arch-rivals Real Madrid pocket much less from TikTok at €81,163 per sponsored post.

Kansas City Chiefs lead the way when it comes to NFL teams. The two-time Super Bowl conquerors can expect to see an estimated €101,200 per promotional TikTok post.

The newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool rank 11th. The reds have an earning potential of €91,652 per TikTok upload. Whilst the German league and Champions League winners Bayern Munich can bank €89,173 per sponsored TikTok post.

On the other end, Arizona Cardinals can only receive €29,765 for each TikTok post advertising/promoting a product or service, putting them in 20th position.

RankSportsSports TeamTikTok HandleEstimated Earnings Per TikTok Post (€)
1.BasketballHouston Rocketshoustonrockets€ 116,788
2.BasketballDallas Mavericksdallasmavs€ 106,285
3.FootballBarcelonafcbarcelona€ 105,894
4.FootballAtletico Madridatleticodemadrid€ 103,498
5.FootballPSGpsg€ 103,140
6.American FootballKansas City Chiefschiefs€ 101,200
7.FootballTottenham Hotspurspursofficial€ 96,717
8.FootballAC Milanacmilan€ 93,639
9.FootballBorussia Dortmundbvb€ 93,298
10.FootballManchester Citymancity€ 91,701
11.FootballLiverpoolliverpoolfc€ 91,652
12.FootballBayern Munichfcbayern€ 89,173
13.BasketballGolden State Warriorswarriors€ 84,396
14.FootballArsenalarsenal€ 82,495
15.FootballReal Madridrealmadrid€ 81,163
16.American FootballDallas Cowboysdallascowboys€ 76,694
17.FootballChelseachelseafc€ 75,613
18.American FootballNew England Patriotspatriots€ 75,236
19.American FootballNew Orleans Saintssaints€ 29,891
20.American FootballArizona Cardinalsazcardinals€ 29,765
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