Home / Sports / Sports News /  Cristiano Ronaldo’s tweets earn most of any athlete, but where does Virat Kohli rank

After becoming the top sports earner on Instagram in July 2019 Cristiano Ronaldo has now become the top earning sporting celebrity on Twitter according to a report by Opendorse, an organisation that helps athletes put out content from their corporate partners on social media.

The Portuguese star earns a whopping $868,606 for a tweet posted on the social networking site and is comfortably ahead of second place Andre Iniesta and third place Neymar, who earn $590,825 and $478,138 respectively for their tweets.

First non-footballer to be on the list is Los Angeles Lakers’ forward and three time NBA winner Lebron James; his post earns him $470,356.

India cricket captain Virat Kohli, currently on tour of New Zealand is fifth on the list with his single post earning him $350,101 on the micro blogging site.

First female on the list is 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams, who earns $115,926 per tweet and that places her 13th on the list of sports endorsers.

For those wondering about Barcelona star Lionel Messi and how much he earns, well he is not on Twitter.

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