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6 Highest Paid Sports Persons in the Philippines

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The Philippines love sports and celebrate it on all levels. As a result, the country has amazing sportspersons. So, to boost your knowledge, here are the six highest-paid sports persons in the Philippines.

Also, sports betting is very popular in the country. As betting is legal and regulated in the country, fans wait for MLB, Super Bowl, NBA, and other international matches. For example, the thrill is unmatchable in midweeks, and NFL week 6 odds provide the latest information and calm the anxiety of bettors. With such love from fans, bettors and aspirants, there are some of the highest-paid sports persons in the Philippines.

1. Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao belongs to one of the most popular sports in the Philippines, which is boxing. He is currently the only boxer with twelve major world championships in eight weight classes. His net worth is around $220 million, and he is very active in politics too.

2. June Mar Fajardo

June Mar Fajardo is popularly known as “The Kraken” due to his good physique and fighting capabilities. He is a professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association. His net worth is $1.5 Million, and he bags good money for his participation.

3. Nonito Donaire

He is a Philippine-born boxer who is best at winning championships. He has held the winning title of many championships, including the WBC bantamweight, since May 2021. He grew up in the United States and had a net worth of around $5 Million. He is among the highest-paid sports persons in the Philippines who rule internationally.

4. Efren Reyes

Efren Reyes fills every citizen with pride as he has brought home many titles. A master of Pool games, he has won over 100 international titles. A few of his major victories are four-time World Eight-ball champion, a WPA World Nine-ball Champion, and the three-time U.S. Moreover, he is famously called the world’s best pool player.

5. Paeng Nepomuceno

Paeng Nepomuceno is a well-known name in the world of bowling. He has proudly won the World bowling championship six times. Moreover, he was awarded the International Olympic Committee) President’s Trophy. His net worth is around $1.5 Million.

6. Last but not Least, Hidilyn Francisco Diaz

Hidilyn Francisco Diaz is a Filipina airwoman and weightlifter. She won a glorious gold medal at the Olympics for the country. Also, she is the first one to do so. Her net worth is $1.5 Million, and she is firmly advancing her career to new heights.

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