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.
Lebron James. The Miami Heat star signed a huge, seven-year deal with Nike in 2003, with a payout of $90 million. Lebron had not even played in a single pro basketball game yet when the deal was signed.