Naomi Osaka tops the Forbes list of Highest Earning female athletes with $57.3 million prize money and endorsements. Naomi Osaka is from Japan and won the Grand slam title four times, she also raised awareness about mental health issues in sports.
Forbes reported that Naomi Osaka bagged 57.3 million dollars last year which includes earnings from her endorsement and prize money. A major chunk of the amount she made comes from endorsement and she has also added over 10 brands in the last year.
Serena Williams (45.9 million) and older sister Venus ($11.3 million) were next on the list. American gymnast Simone Biles ($10.1 million) and Spanish tennis player Garbine Muguruza ($8.8 million) rounded out the top five.
Tennis players made up five of the rundown’s 10 spots, which Forbes said denoted the game’s most minimal count in over 10 years and a sensational change from 2019 when it guaranteed every one of the 10.
Forbes also said that there was a 23% increase in the earning of the top 10 female athletes which sum up to 166.6 million dollars from their last published list of 2020.
South Korean golf player Ko Jin-youthful ($7.5 million), Indian badminton player PV Sindhu ($7.2 million), world number one tennis player Debris Barty ($6.9 million), golf player Nelly Korda ($5.9 million), and b-ball player Candace Parker ($5.7 million) were different competitors in the best 10.
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