Check Out Richest Female Athletes Has The Greatest Net Worth
Women have been making great strides in the world of sports, and that comes with fame and fortune. Prize money is only part of how these women have earned their money, but big-spending has impacted their net worth… Check out the richest female athletes! Who has stunning mansions and significant investments and insurances ?
Roberta Vinci – $5.6 Million
An Italian ex pro-tennis player Roberta Vinci never won a major singles tournaments in the history of her career but she dominated doubles for three years at a stretch with the support of her play-partner Sara Eerrani. The Vinci & Eerrani combination won both French and US opens in 2012, Australian open in 2013, Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2014, Roberta ended her tennis career in 2018 and she has won money over $11 million throughout her career from 1999 to 2018. She is also the oldest player to be ranked in the top 10 list, which happened to her at the age of 33. She’s currently worth $5.6 million.
Paige VanZant – $3.5 Million
Paige Michelle Vanzant is an American mixed martial artist born in 1994 made her MMA debut at UWF’s tournament in 2012. She was given her nickname as ’12 Gauge” by her father due to her hunger in hunting. Today, Vanzant is one of the most popular stars in UFC and a media personality due to her good look and charm. She made her appearance in the Dancing with the Stars and also in Chopped by proving herself as not limited only to fighting. Also she is a model plus an author who wrote her own autobiography. She has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.
Eugenie Bouchard – $6 Million
Eugenie “Genie” Bouchard is the first female Canadian player to have been ranked in top five in singles in tennis rankings which happened due to her top performances in 2014 by being able to play at the Wimbledon finals and US and Australian opens semifinals in the same year. Her recent performances do not make any notable waves in the court and also Eugenie ranked that high in the list at the moment. Thanks to her price money and number of lucrative endorsements, today she has a net worth of $6 million.
Michelle Kwan – $16 Million
Two-time Olympic medalist, five-time world champion, nine-time US champion, ex-American figure skater; Michelle Wingshan Kwan now has a fortune of $16 million net worth. As one of the most decorated athletes in the sport, Kwan had ups and downs in her career until mid-90’s where she rose-up with significant improvements in her skills by winning her first US and world titles in 1996.Eventhough Kwan had to settle herself in silver medals in Olympic, she was very much lucky enough to have number of endorsements where most of the money in her $16 million fortune came from. She also made some guest appearances in famous TV shows like The Simpsons.
Serena Williams – $200 Million
Not surprisingly this former No.1 ranked female sporting star Serena Williams Is also the most richest female athlete with over $200 million fortune. Serena was the most dominant force in the women’s tennis over 2 decades and merely her price money earning stands over $92 million and balance she earned through number of world-class endorsements she go due to her promising and promise-keeping tennis career. Serena also has won 23 Grand Slam single titles by seconding herself to the legendary athlete Margret Court.
Ariya Jutanugarn – $12 Million
Golf might not be commonly making a great deal of profits comparatively to tennis to women but it doesn’t mean there aren’t highly paid women golfers are there. Thai pro-golfer Ariya Jatanugarn is one of the best examples to take when it comes to successful female golfers. She has made of a career in golf of over $4 million which is not even 50% from the total money she had earned into her accounts.
Golf is one of the famous sports in Thailand and Ariya is a symbol of that fame. She made most of her money through the number of endorsements and she was ranked “number one” world-wide following to her victories made in British open in 2016 and US open in 2018.
Naomi Osaka – $29 Million
The tennis player Naomi Osaka was just 20 defeated the 23-time grand slam champion and tennis dominance Serena Williams in 2019by ranking her second in endorsements. She has made huge waves in the tennis courts during her career. Even though she represents Japan in the sport Osaka grew up in the US and had born to parents of a Hawaiian father and a Japanese mother in 1997. Osaka is currently considered as the most marketable female sports personality in the worlds due to her mix appearance, down-to-earth personality and the amazing skills in the sport. She won the US opens in 2018/2020 the Australian open in 2019. Osaka’s estimated fortune is $29 million as at 2020 and she has way to go as she is still 22.
Kim Clijsters – $20 Million
Kim Clijsters, is a Belgian pro-tennis player born in 1983. Kim held No. 1 ranking both in singles and doubles in the year 2003. She also won four grand slams in singles and two grand slams in doubles. She won her first major tournament in doubles with Ai Sugiyama in year 2003. Just few months later in the same year, Clijsters and Sugiyama combination witnessed the winning of Wimbledon doubles. Clijsters retired in 2007 due to injuries and also due to a personal preference to have children but few years later she managed to announce her come-back in the showed her capabilities in dominating the court colorfully. Clijsters won three US opens, one Australian open in singles and also Wimbledon and French opens in doubles. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million today.
Garbiñe Muguruza – $12 Million
The Spanish tennis player Garnine Muguruzu earned a combined value of $19.2 million through her winnings and high-end endorsements like Adidas, Babolat, Rolex and Mani Jim. Yet she has been playing only since 2012 but managed to upset number of No 1 ranked players like Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki. Garbine also was ranked number one in the world just after her second major victory of Wimbledon in 2017 following to the winning of French open in 2016.
Flavia Pennetta – $7 Million
First Italian tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in doubles, Flavia Penetta is now retired as she said good bye to her career in 2015. She managed to make lots of money during her tennis career between years 2000 and 2015. She won her first major tournament in Australian Opens in doubles in 2011 alongside Gisella Dulko. By proving the world that she still could do singles, just before the retirement Flavia won US opens singles in 2015. Her estimated net worth today is $7 million.
Ana Ivanovic – $16 Million
Serbian ex professional tennis player Ana Ivanovic was ranked was also ranked world No. 1 in 2008 after winning the 2018 French open by defeating Dinara Safina. Ana Ivanovic got inspired her skills by watching the Hungarian tennis professional Monica Seles. Even though it was the time that the Kosovo war was broke, Ivanovic managed to push up her skills via continuous training despite of the war situation. During her career from 2003 to 2008, she had won over $15 million worth prize money. She got a net worth of $16 million to her herself but she managed to marry $80 million worth German soccer player Bastian Scheweinsteiger in 2016.
Cristie Kerr – $15 Million
There are some sports that are jackpots for female athletes to make huge money and golf is one of those sports. Christie Kerr starting her career in Golf in 1996, she so far has earned over $19 million through the prize money and also she was once ranked number one amongst world women golfers in 2010. She won the US open in 2007 and PGA women championship in 2010. It is considered the period between 2000 and 2010 as her peak time where she made most of her money through her career. Current net worth of Christie remains at $15 million.
Lindsay Davenport – $20 Million
Former American professional tennis player , eight-time world number one ranked female tennis athlete Lindsay Devenport used to be “Queen of the court” in women’s tennis in the mid-90s and it was just before William sisters began to dominate. Lindsay won over $22 million through her career prize money which was the majority of her fortune. She won Australian opens, Wimbledon, US open without being defeated in a single set. She demonstrated her skills in doubles where she made three major doubles in her career. Post-retirement, Lindsay extended her tennis career by starting to work as a tennis coach and a broad-caster a tennis channel.
Gina Carano – $8 Million
Gina Joy Carano is a former mixed martial art athlete who enjoyed a successful MMA career lasted only for three years, yet Gina was the so-called ‘face of women’s MMA’ for a time. Following to be beaten by Cyborg in 2009, she left her MMA fame behind to paying attention on her acting career. She starred in number of Hollywood movies namely, Haywire, Dead pool, and the Mandalorian , so you would probably known her as Cara Dune.Most of her fortune didn’t come from her MMA prize money, but from her acting career and now she’s worth some whopping $8 milllion.
Lindsey Vonn – $8 Million
Skiing is one of the very few sports in the world with equal pay schemes for both men and women athletes but it is also not a secret that the skiers aren’t paid much, unless being ranked in the top 10 or so to not to have a second job.
Lindsey Vonn is one of those top 10 female players competing today and also one of the top one or two have been competing for over three to four decades. That is the reason that Lindsey Vonn is currently enjoying a fortune of $8 million networth.
Inbee Park – $9 Million
First class south Korean female golfer Inbee Park has been making noticeable waves in the womens golf over decades now she won her first major in US women’s open in 2008 at just 19 by making herself the youngest ever to win the tournament. So far she has claimed of 20 wins including 07 majors since she turned out to be a professional golfer in 2007. Thanks to her tournament prize money and number of endorsements she had. Since then she earned over $15 million to claiming a net worth of $9 million today.
Monica Seles – $20 Million
Born in 1973, Monica Seles a retired professional tennis player who represented both Yugoslavia and the US. Monica won 09 majors back-to-back before she was just 20 years old. She was just 16 when she won the French open in the year 1990 by making her fans to find a hope in her career. Sadly she became a victim of a stabbing attack by a diverged fan of Steffi Graff in march 1993. This incident almost ended her career until she announced her retirement in 2008, it was five years later from her last match played in 2003. Yet, her net worth is estimated as $20 million today.
Danica Patrick – $60 Million
Danica Patrick was born in 1982. This 38 year-old female racer is not only the most promising lady-racer that the world has witnessed so far, but she is the only female who won Indycar series. The victory happened in 2008 in Japan. Danica also held pole positions in NASCAR twice. Also her high-profile racing car career brought her big time fortune with lucrative endorsement deals and a huge popularity. She retired from racing in 2018 with $60 million net worth to living in her two mansions in Scottsdale, Arizona and in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She also has a massive vineyard, Somnium in Nippa Valley, California.
Sloane Stephens – $15 Million
Born in 1993, , once ranked in No. 6 in the world, American Pro-Tennis player Sloanne Stephens is not less than William sisters though she isn’t famous as much as them but also she defeated Serena Williams in 2013.While enjoying a net worth of $15 million, Sloanne is still active in courts. she currently lives in Florida with her long-term boyfriend Jozy Altidore. The duo got engaged in 2019 April.
Yani Tseng – $8 Million
Taiwanese pro-golfer Yani Tseng who won five major championships at the age of 22by making her the youngest woman in that caliber. Tseng’s career progression has been slowed down since 2012 but she has won a total of $10 million as prize money during her career span. Tseng held number one position in the women’s golf ranking for 104 weeks at a stretch by seconding her record only to Lorena Ochoa’s record if 158 weeks straight. Tseng’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
Billie Jean King – $20 Million
When it comes to professional female tennis players names list, the name Billy Jean King is counted as one of the most important athletic body of the past century. She won the battle of sexes match against Bobby Riggs in 1973. In her professional career Billy won titles of 39 grand slams that include of 12 singles, 16 doubles and 11 mixed doubles. This 1943 born sporting star is still worth some $20 million by proving her importance in sports in the past.
Paula Creamer – $11 Million
American professional golfer Paula Creamer has won 12 tournaments including 10 LPGAs’ and the only major tournament she has won, the US women’s open. Her highest ranking was the second in the worlds list and yet she has a net worth of $11 million. Her importance in the sports reflects by her net worth as she is that rich despite of her limited winnings.
Agnieszka Radwánska – $25 Million
Former polish professional tennis player Agniezka Roma Ridwanska has won 20 titles in singles and two in doubles by achieving her career-highest ranking at world number 02 in singles in 2012. She never won any major tournaments during her career between 2005 until her retirement in 2018. She became most popular player of fan favorite six times in the WTA. Agniezka also got numbers of endorsement deals that brought lots of money to her account but most of the money from her $25 million fortune has been from the prize money she won for competitions as she has made over $27 million merely through the competitions during her career.
Lorena Ochoa – $15 Million
When it comes to ranking all-time Latin American golfers, Lorena Ochoa gets the number 01 place amongst all men and women athletes in the country. Lorena retired from golf at the age of 28 in year 2010 despite having a high potential for her to retain to make more money and fame. She has earned a fortune of $15 million net worth through prize money and various endorsements.
Martina Hingis – $25 Million
Starting at the age of 14 in 1994, Martina earned $24 million merely via prize money during her 23 year tennis career and also she is the youngest ever to have won a major tournament and be ranked at number one.She also won all four tournaments during one grand slam calendar year in 1998, as she won Wimbledon along with US, French and Australian opens in doubles in the same year. With her 25 major tournaments and number of endorsements, Martina is worth a whopping $25 million today.
Jelena Jankovic – $15 Million
First ever tennis player to get to number 01 position even without winning any major tournament is Jelena Jancovic. After winning mix doubles in Wimbledon in 2007, Jelena continued her career as a high-ranked tennis athlete. Even though Jelena has not officially announced her retirement yet, she did not appear in the tennis courts since 2017 due to health related issues. She has made $20 million alone by her prize money and her net worth today is $15 million.
Karrie Webb – $15 Million
An Australian pro-golfer, Karrie Webb has had a great career as she went pro in 1994 and later became the country’s premier female golfer. She won 07major tournaments and 41 LPGA wins by making her the golfer with the highest number of winnings amongst all female golfers. Despite her name not being ranked high in the world golfers list in recent years, Karrie is counted as a legend in the golf world. Karrie was the first woman golfer exceeded a million dollar in earnings in the early 90s’ and now her net worth is estimated to be $15 million.
Victoria Azarenka – $15 Million
The number one amongst all male and female tennis players in Belarus, Victoria Azarenka is the only Belarusian to have won a major tournament as she won the Australian opens in 2012 and 2013. She continued to be a prominent player in the court and made over $30 million from the prize money alone. She also made some additional $ millions through a number of endorsement deals. Being the first tennis player endorsed by Red Bull, Azarenka has secured her current net worth to stay at $15 million.
Alexis DeJoria – $100 Million
An American drag racer Alexis DeJoria competes for NHRA in the funny car category. She once announced an open-end retirement in 2017 and made her comeback in 2020. Yet all her fortune of $100 million net worth is not from car racing, as she is the daughter of the billionaire and the co-founder of Paul-Michelle hair care, John Paul DeJoria. Starting from the door-to-door selling of hair care products, John DeJoria managed to improve Paul-Michelle to be a multi billion dollar company and later founded Patrón Tequila and later sold it a major share of Patrón to Bacardi in 2018 over a $5.1 billion deal. Alexis had the fortune to get sponsored by Patrón to drive her Toyota Camry in Kallitta Motorsports.
Svetlana Kuznetsova – $30 Million
Making the debut in 2000, Svetlana won four major tennis tournaments; two doubles in Australian opens in 2005 and 2012 and also two singles in the US opens 2004 and the French opens in 2009 accordingly. Her skills and dexterities in unpredictability and in tactical consistency made her a task to any opponent to play against her. Her $30 million net worth is due to the career winnings of over $25 million prize money and endorsements combined.
Venus Williams – $95 Million
Venus Williams is the first African-American female tennis player to be ranked number one since Althea Gibson appeared in the 1950s. Thanks to Venus, who made tennis to pay equally to both sexes. Her sister Serena was the only tennis player who managed to outshine Venus by winning over three times to the seven major singles that Venus has won. Venus has won $42 million from the prize money itself, which is also the second highest after her sister. Combined with endorsements has brought her net worth to $95 million to this unmarried star.
McKayla Maroney – $4 Million
McKayla Rose Maroney one all-time remembered retired gymnast who settled for a silver medal in the 2012 summer Olympics in the vault event. She’s famous for “the expression of disappointment” posed in a photo that happened at the same Olympic event. Yet, this made her get a number of endorsement deals too. She also made some guest appearances in TV shows. The young star sadly had to retire at the age of 21 in 2016 due to injuries related reasons, but her athleticism is something that will never fade away. Maroney is worth $4 million today.
Yuna Kim – $21 Million
When it comes to skating, Yuna Kim is a name to never forget to South Koreans for her successful career which made the country proud. While she is the only South Korean to win a gold medal in Skating at the 2010 Winter Olympics, she is also the only female skater in the world who won in all major tournaments. Other than the Olympics, she has won the world championship, four continents championships and a Grand Prix final. Excluding the $2.7 million which she donated to several charities, her current net worth stays at $21million. She is also the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF.
Nadia Comăneci – $10 Million
Being the first person who got awarded 10.0 marks in an Olympic gymnastic game, and being one of the outstanding gymnasts of all time, Nadia Comāneci won the first three of her five Olympic gold medals when she was just 14 years old. Having involved herself into a sport that doesn’t pay big money, thanks to her own gymnastics school and the gymnastic events broadcast production company in the US, her net worth today is $10 million.
Li Na – $50 Million
A notable Chinese tennis player, who’s retired now, Li Na won the French opens in 2011 and Australian opens in 2014 and enjoyed being ranked high as number 2 in the world ranking list. Being the first Chinese tennis player to have come so far in the sport, thanks to a number of endorsement deals and a meager $16 million prize money she has won to combine her $50 million net worth today. She is being the role model to many Chinese tennis players, Li Na is the first Asian-born tennis athlete inducted into the international tennis hall of fame.
P.V.Sindhu – $10 Million
Pusarla Venkada Sindhu AKA P. V. Sindhu was making news and waves in the world of badminton for the past decade. Sindhu being the only Indian woman who won a medal in Olympics for badminton by settling for silver in the 2016 Rio De Jeneiro Olympics. Thanks to the millions of prize money she has won from badminton along with a number of endorsement deals, Sindhu today has a net worth of $10 million.
Anika Sörenstam – $40 Million
Being the most legendary female golfer of all time, Annika Sorestam holds the record for winning the highest of 72 number of PGA competitions. During her career between 1992 to 2008, Annaika has won total of 92 international tournaments by making her the female golfer with the highest number of wins. She was the first in the women’s golf history to shoot 59 during the second round of the stand register PING in Phoenix, Ariz in 2001. Including the $22 million prize money she made over her winnings and also the income generated through various business ventures, her fortune today is estimated to be some $40 million.
Mary Pierce – $16 Million
Mary is a dual citizen of Canada and the US, she made her choice to represent France at international tournaments and there she won Australian opens in singles in the year 1995 and French opens in both singles and doubles in the year 2000. She also won Wimbledon in mixed doubles in 2005. Despite of her notable winnings, he managed to earn little less than $10 million through the prize money but proving her finance management abilities she has improved that money to $16 million today.
Caroline Wozniacki – $30 Million
Retired pro-tennis player Caroline Wosniacki made most of the money in her net worth merely through the $35 million worth prize money she had earned so far. Her momentum in defensive playing has been pointed out and credited by the experts as the reason for her success. Caroline played at the 2009 US open finals at just 19 years old even though she had her ranking dropped subsequent years, she carried out to be a seasonal contender. She managed to turn the table to winning 2018 Australian opens too. Today Caroline is worth at $30 million.
Madison Keys – $8 Million
Madison Keys an American pro-tennis player was once ranked at her highest of being at the world’s 07th in 2016, thus managed to secure places inside the top 25 since 2015. 2015 was the year that she managed to play in the semi finals in the Australian opens as well as in the quarter finals in the Wimbledon. Even though she has never bagged any of those major tournaments to her name, still Madison has secured the 12th place in world ranking due to her talents in the sport. Since she went pro at the age of 13 in 2009, she has won over $12 million prize money and now has a net worth of $8 million to her name.
Simona Halep – $30 Million
Twice world number one in 2017 and also in 2018, the Romanian pro tennis player Simona Halep has secured the 10th place in the list of players who held world number one position for holding the position for 64 weeks at a stretch. This is no wonder due to her winnings of Wimbledon singles in 2019 and the French opens singles in 2018. Going pro in 2006, she took 7 years until she had earned a place in top 10 in 2013 as it was her breakthrough year to demonstrate “play with pleasure” attitude since then and had held world number one position two times. With the $36 million prize money she had won during her career, her net worth today is estimated to be a $30 million fortune.
Steffi Graf – $30 Million
One of the greatest female pro tennis players, Stefi Graf had a wonderful 17 years dominant tennis career during the 80s and 90s. She has won 22 grand slam singles which is just one less to Serena’s. No wonder she secured her world number 01 titles for 377 weeks by making her the third all-time behind. Thanks to her $22 million worth of career money and the number of endorsements happened to her name, she today has a net worth of $30 million. Stefi is still a a pillar in the tennis world.
Karolína Plíšková – $15 Million
Carolina peaked at number 01 in the year 2016 and according to WTA ranking she still secured her position at number 06 to stay within the top 10 players list despite not having won any major tournament yet. She appeared and scored by playing at final and semi-final positions in the French, Australian and the US opens during the past five years. Born 1992, this 28 years old sporting star has won over &19 million via prize money and collectively with the number of endorsements, her current net worth is $15 million today.
Angelique Kerber – $30 Million
This German, pro-tennis player is currently placed at number 25 according to WTA, but she’s not being a competitor to be least concerned as the only major competition she has not won is the French opens. Going pro in 2003, Angelique has made over $29 million through her tournaments and another multi million dollars via a number of endorsements by making her the second highly paid female athlete in the Forbes 2017 list. Her current net worth is estimated at $30 million but with a potential to grow further.
Elina Svitolina – $12 Million
Elina scored number 03 position twice in the WTA ranking list, by making her the only Ukrainian female to go that high in the list and currently in the WTA list she has secured number 05 position in singles. Despite never winning any major competitions, Elina also has beaten the tennis heavyweights like both Williams sisters, Halep, Kerber and Osaka. She only not got into the 2019 US opens semi-finals, the 26-year-old has so far earned over $19 million merely via her prize money to claim today’s net worth of hers at $12 million.
Marta Vieira da Silva – $13 Million
The 34-year-old professional Brazilian female footballer, Marta Viera De Silva was once introduced by Pēlē himself to the public as “the Pēlē in skirts”. She holds the highest FIFA World Cup goals of 17, that is over any male or a female player ever and she also won the most number of “FIFA World Player of the year” award. It is a known factor that the female footballers are not paid as big as their male counterparts and or tennis players but thanks to her number of endorsement deals for improving Marta’s current net worth to $13 million.
Abby Wambach – $4 Million
Born to soccer, Abby Wambach is one of the most influential athletes of the world. In addition to being a FIFA women’s WC champion and a member of the soccer hall of fame, she is also a two time Olympic gold medalist and many more. She even had to move from the girls team to the boys team as she was scoring too much at her first soccer league game at the age of five. With all the sport related fame she has, she still couldn’t boast of so much of money other than some $4 million which she mostly earned via the endorsements. Abby was the world player of the year when the US won FIFA in 2012.
Miesha Tate – $6 Million
One of the UFC’s female fighting stars Miesha Tate fought Ronda Rousy for getting the name changed to women’s UFC by Dana. Tate became the UFC’s bantamweight champ by defeating Holy Holmes but made only $92,000 via that fight. Thanks to the endorsement deals, modeling shoots and MMA career that she’s worth some $6 million today. Following losing her UFC title to Amanda Nunes in 2016, she announced her retirement in the same year. She is currently the Vice President for ONE championship and lives in Singapore.
Heather Mitts – $9 Million
Heather Blaine Mitts AKA Heather Mitts Feeley, is an American pro-soccer defender who is now married to known former American football quarterback A. J. Feeley. The duo collectively worth some $12 million, where out of which $3 million would be from the husbands side. Most parts of her $9 million net worth came through TV appearances she made as a sport anchor. Also, apart from her TV personality, she was a three-time Olympic medalist in the US national team. Heather actively runs a soccer camp for kids now.
Joanna Jędrzejczyk – $5 Million
Pro-Polish martial artist recognized in the UFC, Joanna Jędrzejczykformerly competed as a Mua Thai kickboxer too. Starting the UFC career in 2012 then she beated Carrla Esparza in 2015 to owning the UFC strawweight title to herself and that made her the first ever polish fighter to hold a belt in the UFC. Joanna also being one of the foremost strikers to be placed in the fifth in pound-for-pound ranking of UFC. It’s no wonder as she was one of the finest contenders and a champion in Mua-Thai kickboxing. She’s worth about $5 million today.
Samantha Stosur – $18 Million
Samantha Jane Stosur an Australian pro-tennis player who held the world number 1 title in 2006 for 61 continuous weeks. She won six major tournaments in doubles during her career and even won the US open singles in 2011 despite not being ranked herself in the singles. It is a surprise that she was never ranked number one in Singles even after defeating Serena Williams and Justine Henin. She has won over $18 million merely through the matches and also some lucrative endorsements brought some more millions to her bank account. All in all, her net worth is estimated to be $18 million today.
Gabby Douglas – $4 Million
Gabrielle Christine Victoria Douglas is known as Gabby Douglas in world gymnastics during her short career between 2012 to 2016 and had reckoned her as one of the “fierce five” to rock-and-roll it in history. Gabby has earned a net worth of $4 million through a number of endorsements and by selling her books written on sports and inspiration. Being the first ethnic African of any nationality to win gold for all-round championship, she and her team brought gold for the US in 2012. Her book “Raising the Bar” has become all time favorite inspirational read.
Vera Zvonareva – $14 Million
The Russian tennis player Vera Igorevna Zvonareva was introduced to tennis as young as six years old. Since she went pro in 2000, she won four major tournaments in doubles making her highest WTA ranking in doubles at the 09th in 2005 and at 02nd in singles in 2010. She also played at the finals in Wimbledon and US opens in 2010. She has not been able to create the same waves in the sport during recent years and currently she is ranked at 181 in singles and 38 in doubles. The amount of money she earned through the tournaments remain $14 million but thanks to the endorsements that she’s maintaining a $14 million net worth even today.
Brittney Griner – $4 Million
Being involved in a sport that doesn’t pay much to the female players, the American pro-basketball player Britney Griner boasts about $4 million net worth today. Regardless to say that Britney is one of of the famous and best female players in the sport today while her current annual salary stays low as $100,000 from the WNBA, she took short foreign contacts in China to earn more. Her $4 million net worth has been collectively earned from the prize money, salaries and endorsements.
Cris “Cyborg” Justino – $5 Million
When Ronda Rousy became the most famous in the MMA ring, Cris ‘Subrog’ Justino secured the position of being one of the greatest fighters of the recent era. She retained fame for a longer period of time and held onto her belt for a considerably longer period. When it comes to UFC, Strikeforce, Ballator and Lavicta, Cris is the only fighter to ever be the champion in all stages given. She dominated the ring by being unbeaten for 13 years and finally her belt was removed after being beaten by Amanda Nunes in 2018.
Allyson Felix – $8 Million
Allyson Felix may be the first female runner in the world, or if not she is one of them for sure as she has the most number of gold medals for her name. As a track and field sprinter, Felix did well in all 100m, 200m and 400m events. All-in-all she holds six Olympic gold medals, 02 silver and three time world championship medals. It’s true that running doesn’t make much money but by being the best among all can bring you the fortune of best endorsement deals as Felix had. Her net worth is $8 million today.
Petra Kvitová — $30 Million
Czech pro-tennis player Petra Kvitova is the first person born after 90s’ to win one major tournament of all time. She won Wimbledon both in 2011 and 2014 and Kvitova has won 27 singles titles since she went pro in 2006. She has made over $32 million merely through the prize money and has gotten a few millions through a number of endorsements. She’s currently estimated at some whopping $30 million.
Saina Nehwal – $24 Million
Saina Nehwal is a superstar in India and well known globally in. The badminton world. Saina Nehwal has pioneered badminton for women and as a whole in India, as she has shown how far they can go and achieve. Saina Nehwal has various accolades to her names such as winning bronze in 2012 Olympics, and has won over 24 international titles. Saina Nehwal hasn’t made this through her prize money in badminton as they havent been huge in women’s badminton. Instead she has accumulated this sort of money through her endorsements and prize winnings in international competitions. Saina Nehwal has huge respect in the India community as she is a cultural icon, further adding to that she released an autobiography if herself in 2018.
Nilla Fischer – $5 Million
Nilla Fischer is a professional soccer player who plays for the Swedish national team. Nila has made a hefty net worth of $5million. Although her salary made less contributions to her net worth as she doesn’t even receive a six figure salary. This could be very likely be cause rebellion as she is a outspoken character who advocates for better conditions and equal pay for women soccer players around the world this makes a stand out from the rest with a little credit for her unique hair styles which catches peoples attention. Nevertheless coming back to her net worth it could be largely summed up from her major endorsements such as Puma.
Martina Navratilova – $15 Million
Martina Navratilova’s name resonates in the tennis industry as she is considered to be the greatest tennis player of all time even surpassing Legends like Serena Williams and Steff Graff, This statement can be justified as Billie Jean king herself said “Navratilova was the greatest singles , doubles and mixed doubles player who ever lived”. Navratilova has a shocking net worth of $15 million which could be part if her massive career winnings of $21 million, Martina retired with a bang as she won her last US open at the age of 49.
Justine Henin – $14 Million
Justine Henin is a superstar for Belgian tennis, as she and Kim Clijsters represent the Belgian tennis as a high standard which could be seen through their impressive careers. Justine Henin has made a ton of money which is depicted by net worth of $4million. This sort of money will probably stop her from re-entering the tennis court again, as she notably retired for the second time in 2011, but this may not be certain the 37 year old might have the energy for another run in her tennis career. Yet we think she will probably rest easy knowing she is one of the best player to ever play the game.
Alex Morgan – $3 Million
Alex Morgan has made fortune for herself with a net worth of $3 million , which could be thanked for her thriving soccer career, as she is a very talented and considered to be one if the greatest female player of this generation. Alex Morgan plays for the US national team but that’s nit her only career as she diversified into a author writing books for kids and one of her book known as kicks was in new York times best sellers list. Even though Alex Morgan is thankful for soccer career is not the sole reason for her to make this sort if money as major part of net worth is from endorsements like appearing in the cover of FIFA 2016 alongside Lionel Messi.
Surya Bonaly – $3 Million
Surya Bonaly is talented French figure skater who has won multiple silver medals and muBONALY championships in figure skating such as European and world junior championships . Surya Bonaly may not have won gold medals at Olympics but athletic prowess figure skating has created a lot of noise within the skating world. Even though Bonaly receives criticism for her unorthodox style it hasn’t stopped her from winning major titles and on that process helping her amass a heavy net worth of $3million.
Bianca Andreescu – $4 Million
Bianca Andreescu is a Canadian tennis player. She has garnered a lot of attention by beating Serena Williams In US Singles tournament in 2019 , which speaks volumes about her talent and to add to that she’s only nineteen and turns twenty this 2020. This young lady’s talents has brought in a lot of supporters from Canada and Romania and her skills certainly has caught the attention of big companies as she has been signed into several endorsemts and sponsorships. This would greatly help her fortunes and further help wealth to her grow, as we can expect her Net worth to grow rapidly in the coming years.
Ashleigh Barty – $10 Million
Ashleigh Barty ie a Australian tennis player. Who has achieved substantial amount of success in her short career as she is still twenty three years and take couple off that as she took couple of years when she was eighteen. This pro athlete has several accolades to her name as she has won major singes tournaments such as grand slam title in French open 2019 which led to her attaining no .1 position in the world. This talented woman has amassed a net worth of $10 million which was helped by her massive career winnings of $17 million. This rising star has everyone’s hopes up.
Amelie Mauresmo – $8 Million
Amelia is an Australian tennis player has made a name fir herself in tennis after having a uphill battle with her form as went through a phase where she couldn’t clinch ant major trophies, but she outperformed herself to go onto win 2 Australian open, Wimbledon, silver medal in 2004 summer Olympics and acquiring the number one spot in tennis. Amelia chose to retire at the age of 30 at a decent a world ranking if 21st and went onto coaching which still brings in a heap of money. Amelia Marusiomos net worth is about $8million which is the chunk of money that id left from her massive career winnings of $15 million.
Holly Holm – $3.5 Million
Holly Holm took out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, Rousey’s first defeat that turned out to be her penultimate. Holm is a former boxer and kickboxer as well, posting a really impressive 33-2-3 boxing record. Despite participating in other sports, the UFC is where she’s become best known, and taking out Rousey might be her greatest distinction. After all, she was unable to hold on to the belt, yet the winnings from three greatly different sports and endorsements have brought her net worth up to about $3.5 million.
Mikaela Shiffrin – $3 Million
Mikaela Shiffrin is a pro alpine skier who has a net worth of $3 million from her athletic career in Skiing and endorsement from companies such as Adidas and Barilla. Mikaela skiing prowess has led to her achieving two gold medals in Olympics and being a three time world champion. Mikaela talents has git the crowd talking and garnered great attention from media, which ked to her popularity and acquiring big endorsements from companies such as Adidas.
Sydney Leroux – $3 Million
Sidney Leroux is a professional soccer player who has made a great fortune fir herself with a net worth of $3 million. Sidney Leroux came from background of a professional basketball player and softball player who were her parents , which may have been an influence that may have pushed her into soccer career. Sidney Leroux was part of the American soccer team and one of the first women to be part if FIFA 2016. Even though Sidney Leroux reached success and acquired fame from her soccer career, she didn’t garner major part of wealth from athletic career as they were supplemented by impressive endorsements such as Nike and beats by Dre and Nestle.
Elena Dementieva – $15 Million
Elena Dementia is a firmer Russian tennis who is considered to be one of the greatest of all time, as she has an impressive record of 576-273. Elena’s has stacked up a hefty net worth of $15 million through her prize winning and several endorsements that she took part of. Elena Dementivas illustrious career has several accolades such as she has won gold in 2008 and silver in 2000 Olympics and was ranked in top 10 during her active tennis career, but something that may bug her is that she hasn’t won any major singles tournament. Nevertheless Elena would be deeply satisfied and ahppy about her successful career and the money she has made.
Simone Biles – $4 Million
Simone Biles is one of the most decorated American gymnast, as she hs accumulated over 30 Olympic medals and world championships altogether. The Olympian has amassed a net worth of over $4 million from endorsements and prize money prior to the 2016 Olympics and banked another $2million as she win several golds in the categories of all round, floor exercises and gold fir being apart of the winning team in 2016.The star athlete has made a fortune for herself ash she rightfully deserves, a she is considered to be one if the greatest just coming beneath stars such as Belarus’s Vitality Scherbo and Russia’s Larissa Latynina.
Ronda Rousey – $15 Million
No need introduction for this star, as she one of influential person for women in sports. Rhonda Rhousey is considered to be the baddest woman in the planet and she is rightfully so. This tough lady has accomplished so much in her career, as she has won Olympic medals in judo at a young age of 21 and the she retired from it to move onto a career in mixed martial arts. Rhonda was the first woman athlete to be signed in to UFC, and she went onto becoming UFC which made her tons if money. After having a successful career, she then moved into WWE where received an enthusiastic reception. Rhonda hasn’t only been involved fighting career has she made Hollywood appearances in movies such as Expendables and Fast and the Furious. Rhonda’s diverse career indifferent sports and industries has led to her accumulating a net worth of $15 million.
Chris Evert – $16 Million
Chris Evert was an absolute monster on the tennis court, winning the Australian Open, French Open, US Open, and Wimbledon multiple times. You know the term tennis bracelet, which actually means a diamond bracelet? Evert coined this when she said the diamond bracelet she lost in the 1987 US Open was a “tennis bracelet.” She’s got her own tennis academy, publishes Tennis magazine, commentates, and owns a clothing line. That’s why she’s got a net worth of $16 million, even after a costly divorce or two.
Anna Kournikova – $50 Million
Anna Kournikova is a professional tennis player and also the spouse of the famous singer Enrique Iglesias with whom she recently had twins with. Anna Kournikova wasn’t the best singles player and her record world ranking was only eight but she had won major doubles trophy such as Australian open along with her partner Martina Hingis. Even though her success in tennis was limited she was still able to make a lot of money, as she has amassed net of $ 50 million, although her career winning could only sum up to $3.5 million. This turnover of money could be because if her looks, as she is considered to be one of the sexiest woman in the world and certainly in tennis industry. This led to her being part of cover shoots if magazines , getting endorsements and starring in movies and Tv series making her a tv personality, which brought her ton of money and helped her rack her massive wealth.
Maria Sharapova – $195 Million
Maria Sharapova is a former Russian tennis superstar who has amassed a net worth of $195 million from which not all come from tennis victories, as the beautiful tennis player has a thriving modelling career which has supplemented her fortunes as well. Coming back to her tennis prowess she has been on top for major of her career as the prodigy had hit top spot in tennis in the mere age of 18. Out of $195million she has made , $38 million of them just from her tennis victories, and the rest from her endorsements and prominently her modelling career.