10 Highest Paid Female Athletes and Their Earnings – 2016

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The mentality and career choices of current generation is eventually seeing a change. With sports, music, acting and similar genres flourishing and fetching name and fame besides moolah for those in the field, people are now inclined to experiment or choose different career options that aren’t governed or driven by educational qualifications or gender. To further support this viewpoint, we have collated a list of top 10 highest paid female athletes of 2016. Their total earnings will leave you dumbfounded!

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1. Serena Williams – $28.9 million | Prize money – $8.9 million

highest paid female athletes

2. Maria Sharapova – $21.9 million | Prize money – $1.9 million

highest paid female athletes

3. Ronda Rousey – $14 million | Purses/bonuses – $10 million

highest paid female athletes

4. Danica Patrick – $13.9 million | Salary/winning – $7.9 million

highest paid female athletes

5. Agnieszka Radwanska – $10.2 million | Prize money – $5.2 million

highest paid female athletes

6. Caroline Wozniacki – $8 million | Prize money – $1 million

highest paid female athletes

7. Garbine Muguruza – $7.6 million | Prize money – $4.6 million

highest paid female athletes

8. Ana Ivanovic – $7.4 million | Prize money – $1.9 million

highest paid female athletes

9. Victoria Azarenka – $6.6 million | Prize money – $3.6 million

highest paid female athletes

1o. Eugenie Bouchard – $6.2 million | Prize money – $0.7 million

highest paid female athletes