We have already covered this year’s Highest Paid Male Athletes and now it is our turn to look at the 5 Highest Paid Female Athletes of 2016. These women are big shots in their sport and have given all the determination and hard work to get to be in this list. The 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes of this 2016 have collectively earned $124 Million. Their income is contributed not only by their salary and prizes but also from the endorsements and public appearances. The list of Highest Paid Female Athletes is according to the stats from Forbes and it is surprising to see that the Highest Paid Female Athletes of this year mostly belong to Tennis which is itself an expensive sport.
5 Highest Paid Female Athletes 2016
Total earnings: $8.3 million
Ranked number 5 in the world in 2014, the Siberian Tennis Player is the 5th Highest Paid Athlete this year. $1.8 Million of her earnings were contributed by winnings and prizes while she earned $6.5 Million through endorsements while Adidas being her main sponsor among others including Dubai Duty Free and Shiseido.