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Which sports celebrities and athletes are the kings and queens of Cameo?

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Cameo famously allows the public to ask their favorite celebrities to record personalized video messages connecting fans directly to them. The quirky website has proven to be a smash hit, with thousands of famous faces doing shout-outs. OnlineGambling.ca have taken a closer look at the top sports stars cashing in...

Top of the league: most expensive athletes

Athletes are the biggest category of famous people on Cameo, with over 8100 to choose from. Retired Olympian Caitlyn Jenner is the most expensive sports celebrity charging a staggering $2500 per shout-out. Several NFL and NBA stars also feature in the top ten, all requesting a cool $1000 each.

Caitlyn Jenner
$2,500.00
Caitlyn Jenner
TV personality and Olympian
Avram Grant
Proceeds go to charity
$1,000.00
Avram Grant
Israeli Soccer Manager
Dan Hooker aka Hangman
$1,000.00
Dan Hooker aka Hangman
New Zealand UFC Fighter
Josh Norman
$1,000.00
Josh Norman
NFL All-Pro Cornerback
Michael Beasley
$1,000.00
Michael Beasley
NBA Basketball Player
Pierre Garcon
$1,000.00
Pierre Garcon
NFL Wide Receiver
Sean Payton
Proceeds go to charity
$1,000.00
Sean Payton
NFL Head Coach - New Orleans Saints
Tony Allen
$1,000.00
Tony Allen
NBA Champion
Tyreek Hill
Proceeds go to charity
$1,000.00
Tyreek Hill
NFL Wide Receiver - Kansas City Chiefs
Lachlan Morton
$1,000.00
Lachlan Morton
Professional Road Racing Cyclist
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Cameo’s top sports

NFL fans will be happy to know that more than a quarter of the athletes are football players, though they should expect to shell out almost $400 per video. Basketball is the second top sport for number of athletes and costs.

#
Category
Average cost per video
Number of athletes
1
Football
$394
2262
2
Basketball
$390
997
3
Baseball
$215
932
4
Boxing
$201
77
5
Soccer
$168
461
6
UFC
$164
147
7
Golf
$162
67
8
Wrestling
$156
276
9
Olympians
$153
255
10
Hockey
$136
321
11
Skateboarding
$82
106
12
Tennis
$81
52
13
Bodybuilding
$74
123
14
Track and field
$60
15
15
Cricket
$55
48
16
Rugby
$51
80

Take a closer look at the two biggest sports - football and basketball - to find out which teams and players make the biggest impact by using the buttons below.

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The most expensive and cheapest NFL players

NFL's Josh Norman, Pierre Garcon, Sean Payton and Tyreek Hill are the top earners each banking $1000 per video. The cheapest NFL player is Mac Hereford at just $3 per shout-out.

highest costs

Lowest costs

Team game: which NFL teams have the biggest presence?

Players from the New Orleans Saints are charging fans an average of almost $300 per video, making them the most expensive NFL team. Meanwhile, Chicago Bears fans have 67 players to choose a shout-out from.

#
Additional
1
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints
Average cost per video
$292
Number of athletes
37
2
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys
Average cost per video
$180
Number of athletes
46
3
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
Average cost per video
$156
Number of athletes
43
4
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Average cost per video
$142
Number of athletes
31
5
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
Average cost per video
$132
Number of athletes
30
6
Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City Chiefs
Average cost per video
$120
Number of athletes
43
7
Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Chargers
Average cost per video
$120
Number of athletes
41
8
Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
Average cost per video
$118
Number of athletes
50
9
Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars
Average cost per video
$116
Number of athletes
24
10
Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
Average cost per video
$115
Number of athletes
34
11
Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts
Average cost per video
$112
Number of athletes
33
12
Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers
Average cost per video
$108
Number of athletes
44
13
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
Average cost per video
$105
Number of athletes
43
14
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
Average cost per video
$100
Number of athletes
47
15
New York Giants
New York Giants
Average cost per video
$97
Number of athletes
57
16
San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers
Average cost per video
$96
Number of athletes
57
17
Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills
Average cost per video
$95
Number of athletes
53
18
Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
Average cost per video
$89
Number of athletes
46
19
Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins
Average cost per video
$87
Number of athletes
41
20
Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions
Average cost per video
$85
Number of athletes
37
21
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
Average cost per video
$85
Number of athletes
59
22
Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
Average cost per video
$82
Number of athletes
52
23
New York Jets
New York Jets
Average cost per video
$80
Number of athletes
44
24
Tennessee Titans
Tennessee Titans
Average cost per video
$78
Number of athletes
28
25
Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears
Average cost per video
$74
Number of athletes
67
26
Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks
Average cost per video
$74
Number of athletes
47
27
Houston Texans
Houston Texans
Average cost per video
$74
Number of athletes
40
28
Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
Average cost per video
$69
Number of athletes
54
29
Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals
Average cost per video
$69
Number of athletes
39
30
Oakland Raiders
Oakland Raiders
Average cost per video
$65
Number of athletes
56
31
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
Average cost per video
$51
Number of athletes
27
32
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
Average cost per video
$44
Number of athletes
31

The most expensive and cheapest NBA players

NBA pros Michael Beasley and Tony Allen are the two most expensive basketball players, earning $1000 for a single shout-out. While Kyle Hines, Bone Collector and Michael Wearne charge the least at $5 per message.

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Platform play-off: which are the biggest NBA teams?

Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls fans will be happy to find they can buy personalized videos from 31 players, making them the biggest NBA teams. However, the Detroit Pistons players are the top earners.

#
Additional
1
Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
Average cost per video
$297
Number of athletes
18
2
Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
Average cost per video
$233
Number of athletes
11
3
Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
Average cost per video
$219
Number of athletes
19
4
Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
Average cost per video
$205
Number of athletes
14
5
Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
Average cost per video
$195
Number of athletes
19
6
Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
Average cost per video
$191
Number of athletes
12
7
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
Average cost per video
$183
Number of athletes
31
8
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
Average cost per video
$182
Number of athletes
15
9
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
Average cost per video
$178
Number of athletes
13
10
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
Average cost per video
$141
Number of athletes
31
11
Seattle Supersonics
Seattle Supersonics
Average cost per video
$139
Number of athletes
7
12
Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic
Average cost per video
$135
Number of athletes
17
13
San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
Average cost per video
$132
Number of athletes
16
14
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
Average cost per video
$123
Number of athletes
14
15
Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters
Average cost per video
$121
Number of athletes
11
16
New York Knicks
New York Knicks
Average cost per video
$117
Number of athletes
24
17
Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
Average cost per video
$113
Number of athletes
22
18
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
Average cost per video
$111
Number of athletes
17
19
Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers
Average cost per video
$109
Number of athletes
12
20
Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets
Average cost per video
$108
Number of athletes
18
21
Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
Average cost per video
$101
Number of athletes
13
22
Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
Average cost per video
$95
Number of athletes
26
23
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
Average cost per video
$83
Number of athletes
9
24
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
Average cost per video
$81
Number of athletes
15
25
Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
Average cost per video
$78
Number of athletes
8
26
Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
Average cost per video
$76
Number of athletes
17
27
Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
Average cost per video
$74
Number of athletes
19
28
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
Average cost per video
$73
Number of athletes
23
29
Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
Average cost per video
$69
Number of athletes
12
30
Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets
Average cost per video
$58
Number of athletes
16
31
Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves
Average cost per video
$46
Number of athletes
14
32
Atlanta Dream
Atlanta Dream
Average cost per video
$36
Number of athletes
8

So is it worth a shot?

NFL and NBA players clearly have by far the biggest earning power on the Cameo. The top athletes and sports stars can expect to cash in thousands of dollars for a couple minutes work, so it's not surprising that there are over 8100 to choose from. There are even a few athletes, such as Daryl Morey and Drew Brees, who are using their platform to raise funds for charity.

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Methodology

OnlineGambling.ca found the data for this research - both prices per video and number of athletes for each sport - from Cameo.com. All numbers are correct as of March 2021.