The glamor of Indian badminton star PV Sindhu is also seen both on and off the badminton court. She is a brand ambassador and appears in many advertisements. Sindhu has become one of the top 10 players in the world in terms of earning. Sindhu, who won the silver medal at the Rio Olympics, has an annual earning of Rs. 59 crores ($ 85 million). In the list of Forbes’ highest-paid female athletes, Sindhu is at number 7.
The 23-year-old Sindhu’s earnings are worth 56 crores. She endorses more than 10 companies. Her annual earnings from brand endorsement is $ 8 million (about 55,92,40,000 rupees). While the prize money from the tournaments is around $ 5 million (about Rs 3,49,52,500). At the same time, number 1 ranked American tennis star Serena Williams has the lowest prize money in the list because since becoming a mother, Serena was out of play for nearly a year. Even after this, though, her earnings from advertising are enough to take her to the top spot. Serena won $ 62 thousand prize while her annual earnings is Rs. 126 crores.
PV Sindhu is playing in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. If she succeeds in winning the gold medal here, she is sure to boost his earnings. In such a scenario, the eyes of big companies across the country are on the Sindhu.
Top 7: The Most Earning Women Players
- Serena Williams (tennis)
- Carolyn Wozniacki (tennis)
- Slonanne Stephens (tennis)
- Garbain Mugguruaja (tennis)
- Maria Sharapova (tennis)
- Venus Williams (tennis)
- PV Sindhu (badminton)