Tom Brady and Steph Curry have 11 rings mixed. They’re additionally the champions of cashing in on crypto.
“He paid Tom Brady $55 million for 20 hours a 12 months for 3 years,” creator Michael Lewis stated of embattled FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, whose prison trial started Tuesday in New York. Whereas Brady was recognized for getting work achieved in minimal time in his NFL profession, with 46 fourth-quarter comebacks and 58 game-winning drives, that is an incredible payday. He earned $2.75 million per hour for his work for FTX.
Golden State Warriors star Curry, additionally recognized for scoring in brief time home windows, received paid almost as a lot, incomes $35 million for the same 20-hours-in-three-years dedication to FTX. That is $1.75 million per hour, fairly good cash even when it means he needed to costume up like a mime for commercials.
Bankman-Fried, who’s on trial for fraud and cash laundering, additionally spent $25 million on a Tremendous Bowl advert with Larry David, spent over $100 million for the naming rights to the Miami Warmth’s enviornment and sparked a months-long recreation of cat-and-mouse as FTX endorser Shaquille O’Neal hid to avoid being served with a lawsuit about FTX.
Brady’s windfall wasn’t everlasting. He reportedly lost $30 million in FTX inventory when the cryptocurrency change collapsed, and his former spouse Gisele Bundchen misplaced $18 million.
Curry is doing effective, set to earn $51.9 million within the upcoming NBA season. Nonetheless, contemplating there’s 65.6 hours of gameplay within the 82-game NBA season, Curry is making a paltry $791,000 per hour subsequent 12 months. On the plus facet, the Golden State Warriors aren’t a Ponzi scheme.