Who are the highest paid female athletes in 2022? The female athletes who make the most money are typically the best players in their particular sport. To get to the level of earning millions of dollars, these athletes must train relentlessly, compete at the highest level, win lots of games, and generally possess supernatural athletic ability. The women athletes who earn the most money are true international superstars. Who is the highest paid female athlete in the world right now? Who are your favorite Forbes-rich women athletes?
LPGA female golfer Ko Jin-young and WTA tennis player Ashleigh Barty earn the most money out of anyone, putting them among the highest paid athletes of all time. Meanwhile, women's tennis players Barbora Krejčíková, Aryna Sabalenka, and Karolína Plíšková earn millions with big tennis tournament wins. Other well-paid women athletes are WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Breanna Stewart, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, soccer players Sam Kerr and Marta, as well as badminton champion P.V. Sindhu.
Check out all the best paid female athletes below. This list is based purely on salary and earnings, but it does not include endorsement deals and sponsorships.
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