PV Sindhu amongst world's top 10 highest-paid female athletes
Forbes US released names of the world’s highest-paid female athletes in 2018. PV Sindhu became the only Indian to make it to the list, which is mostly dominated by tennis players. Cumulatively, the top ten highest-paid female athletes earned approximately $105 million in the past year, ending June 1, 2018.
Image by : Jimmie48 Photography / Shutterstock
Total earnings: $18.1 million
Serena Williams tops the list with a whopping $18.1 million in annual earnings, despite her 14-month pregnancy break. In May this year, Williams launched a fashion label, ‘Serena’, following her collections for brands like HSN and Nike. Her endorsement portfolio is exceptional, especially compared to other female athletes. Her $86 million career prize money is twice that of her sister Venus.