Many Indian athletes have been very famous in their respective sports and are also getting paid with huge sums. Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are some of the most prominent badminton players. We cannot forget Saina Mirza too, who, during the peak of career , minted quite some money.
Out of all the athletes, PV Sindhu is the only Indian Athlete to ever feature in the Forbes magazine for the world’s highest-paid female athletes list, the list in which Serena Williams topped and broke the barrier. PV Sindhu with her total earnings peeking to 5.5 million dollars is on the 13th Position in the list. They stated in the magazine, “Sindhu remains India’s most marketable female athlete. She became the first Indian to win the season-ending BWF World Tour finals in 2018”. The first place which was always dominated by the American tennis player “Serena Williams” has been replaced by the Japanese tennis player “Naomi Osaka” with her win in the Australian Open.
The list of the world’s main 15 female competitors is topped by Williams, with an absolute profit of USD 29.2 million. As per Forbes, “Williams, 37, plans to play through, at any rate, one year from now yet is as of now arranging her next act with a garments line, ‘S by Serena’, and plans to dispatch gems and magnificence items lines before the finish of 2020”. She additionally has assembled an endeavour portfolio worth more than USD 10 million.
PV Sindhu has secured her place with the highest-paid athlete in India