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25 Richest Olympic Athletes

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4. Michael Phelps
Net Worth: $55 million
Nationality: United States
Sport: Swimming
Competed/Won: Won Gold Medals: 2004 in Athens; 2008 in Beijing; 2012 in London
Interesting Facts: Is the most decorated (most medals won) Olympian of all time with 22 medals in three Olympiads. Phelps announced his retirement after the 2012 Olympics but in 2014 he came out of retirement and qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.