If you are into sports and are one of the famous stars in the world then you ought to be earning a lot. Apart from the annual salaries paid to the sportspersons and athletes for playing international level matches, they also earn more money by doing product endorsement and making public appearances etc.
Thus in totality, their total earnings are quite handsome and so is the level of fame that they get in their successful careers. The following is a list of the highest paid female athletes in the world:
Maria Sharapova, the famous Tennis player is the highest paid female athlete in the world as she earns $27.1 million on an annual basis. Li Na is the second highest paid athlete in the world, thanks to her handsome annual earnings of $18.4 million.
Another female athlete whose earnings are among the highest in the league of female athletes is Serena Williams followed by Caroline Wozniacki who earns $13.7 million annually.
Danica Patrick is close behind with an annual salary of $13 million whereas with an annual salary of $9.7 million, Victoria Azarenka is also among the list of the highest earning female athletes in the world. Some other athletes in this list are Kim Yuna, Ana Ivanovic, Agnieszka Radwanskanska and Yani Tseng.