6. Dan Carter – $2.3 Million
Carter plays for Racing 92 and played for New Zealand’s national team, the All Blacks. He is the highest point scorer in Test match rugby, and is considered by many experts as the greatest ever first-five eighth (fly-half) in the history of the game.
In the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final against Australia, he successfully kicked four penalties, two conversions and a drop goal. He was named the Man of the Match.