Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest Paid Female Athlete Of All Time
The Japanese-Haitian tennis star racked Naomi Osaka has now officially become the highest-paid female athlete ever, surpassing her idol Serena Williams by over $1 million to earn the title at just 22-years-old.
in an unprecedented way, in the last year,Osaka has racked up $37.4 million from prize money and endorsement deals. This is $1.4 million more than Serena, making her the highest-paid female athlete in a single year. The record was previously held by Maria Sharapova, who made $29.7 million in 2015.
Despite being the top female earner in sports, Osaka ranks #29 on the list of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
Forbes rated, the 22-year-old is backed by over fifteen endorsement deals, including partnerships with Nissan Motors, Shiseido, and more. She also signed an unprecedented deal with Nike, worth over $10 million, which does not require her to wear full Nike-branded apparel during her games.
"To those outside the tennis world, Osaka is a relatively fresh face with a great back story," said David Carter, a sports business professor at USC’s Marshall School of Business. "Combine that with being youthful and bicultural, two attributes that help her resonate with younger, global audiences, and the result is the emergence of a global sports marketing icon."
2022 Highest Paid African Footballers
You might be surprised to see that our list does not contain many of your favorite African athletes.Some may be well-known but not necessarily get paid as well as you might anticipate, while others you might not anticipate making our list will do so because some overseas clubs typically pay their players handsomely.Who is the highest paid footballer in Africa right now? Let's have a look at the top 10 football players in Africa in terms of pay.The list is organized...
Chelsea are So lucky as they will be the highest paid EPL title Winner's.
Chelsea won the EPL title after beating West brom 1 zero. This marked it there second times in past three years, thanks to Michy Batshuayi late wining goal.Chelsea are set to receive the biggest prize money in the history of the Premier League after our title triumph thanks to the latest Premier League TV deal worth 8billion. Former champions Leicester City received 93million when they won the league last season but Chelsea are set to receive a stag...
Ronaldo Becomes The Highest Goalscorer In Football History
Yesterday night was another record breaking day for the Portuguese forward after he gave his team the leading goal in their 2:0 win over Napoli in the Italia supercoppa.The goal makes Ronaldo goal tally to reach 760 official goals beating the likes of Josef Bican.With the goal, CR7 is not the highest goal scorer in football history.He has played 1040 games, win 33 trophies and scored 760 goals for 4 clubs and his country.
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.