Most Charitable Athletes in the World


Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list for his charity work as he once raised money for various causes including donating more than $83,000 to a 10-year-old fan in need of brain surgery and giving more than $165,000 to fund a cancer centre in Portugal that treated his mother.

2nd is WWE star John Cena for granting nearly 500 wishes with Make-A-Wish charity campaign.

3rd is Serena Williams, for her 1 in 11’ campaign to extend educational opportunities to marginalized children in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Nepal, with the goal of expanding to more countries. This comes in addition to her work with the Serena Williams Foundation and as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Here is the List of the Athletes

  • 1. Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2. John Cena
  • 3. Serena Williams
  • 4. Yuna Kim
  • 5. Neymar Jr.
  • 6. LeBron James
  • 7. Heather O’Reilly
  • 8. Maria Sharapova
  • 9. Mo’ne Davis
  • 10. Richard Sherman
  • 11. Meryl Davis & Charlie White
  • 12. Dan Carter
  • 13. Roman Reigns
  • 14. Ronda Rousey
  • 15. Lindsey Vonn
  • 16. Tom Daley
  • 17. Bethany Hamilton
  • 18. Saina Nehwal

There is few surprising names and few names require to be added in this list.