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Know who are the most millionaire athletes in the world

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Know who are the most millionaire athletes in the world

Naomi Osaka, Serena and Venus Williams, Simone Biles, Garbiñe Muguruza, Jin Young Ko, PV Sindhu, Ashleigh Barty, Nelly Korda and Candance Parker are the highest-earning female athletes in 2021, according to Forbes magazine.

Together, these ten world figures from tennis, gymnastics, golf, badminton and basketball pocketed 167 million dollars, according to the specialized business and finance publication.

That lump sum exceeded the 2020 performance of the top 10 highest-paid female athletes by 23%, setting a new record that surpassed $143.3 million in 2013.

The Japanese Naomi Osaka, 24, fourteenth best tennis player in the world, heads this select list of female athletes by ending last year with income of 57.3 million dollars, although of that amount, 55 million were the product of his multiple endorsement contracts.

The other members of the Forbes ranking are the South Korean golfer Jin Young Ko, with 7.5 million dollars in sixth place; Indian badminton player PV Sindhu, with $7.2 million in seventh, and Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty, $6.9 million in eighth.

The ‘Club of the 10 millionaire athletes’ was completed by the American golfer Nelly Korda, with 5.9 million dollars in ninth, and the American basketball player Candance Parker, with 5.7 million.



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