NBA and media sensation Jeremy Lin recently announced that he signed a two-year endorsement contract with Volvo. Take a look at other professional athletes who have reaped the benefits of lucrative endorsement deals.
George Foreman. As boxing's heavyweight champion back in the 1970s, Foreman made a good living. However, when he agreed to sell his name to grill maker Salton, Inc. in 1999, he became a multi-millionaire.