Tennis sensation Naomi Osaka is Winning Off the field, she Joined Millionaire Club

Naomi Osaka is doing well and making millions off the field of play with unlimited home runs, we call it star power. Yes, she might not be doing well in the field of play at the moment due to mental health issues which is she’s dealing with it. 

Forbes magazine annual rich list reports Naomi has been ranked amongst the highest paid athletes in the world top 50 sports stars. The magazine said that they tabulated the results based on earnings from May 1, 2020, to May 1, 2021. 

Osaka’s earnings include money made both on and off the court. On the court, salaries, bonuses, and prize money count toward the total — off the court, appearance fees, licensing income, endorsement deals, and equity stakes athletes have sold are considered.

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According to AfroTech, Naomi Osaka made No. 12 on the list of Forbes’ 50 Highest-Paid Athletes, while Serena Williams came in at No. 28. They are the only two women to make the list. In addition, Forbes had a separate report making it clear that Naomi Osaka’s overall career made her the highest-paid female athlete in history — and she smashed her own records from the previous year.

“The tennis star has made $60 million in 12 months—$55 million from endorsements—demolishing the earnings record for female athletes she set just last year with $37 million. That total places Osaka at No. 12 on the Forbes list of the world’s 50 highest-paid athletes, tied with Tiger Woods and well ahead of men’s tennis stars like Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in a significant jump from last year’s No. 29 ranking,” they reported.

In summary of all these numerical findings, while Serena Williams has been in the game longer, Naomi Osaka has made more money.

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