However, Olympic athletes are typically nowhere nearly as fortunate. In fact, the IOC (International Olympic Committee) does not pay athletes a cent for their appearance in the Olympics. Athletes have to fund their way either from their own pockets or through other means. Here’s a look at how some of them have done just that, as well as what former Olympians are up to in their careers.
Jason Statham ( / ˈ s t eɪ θ əm / ; born 26 July 1967) is an English actor , film producer, and former model. Typecast as the antihero , he is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough, irredeemable, and machiavellian characters. Throughout his film career , Statham has regularly performed his own stage combat and stunts .