These are the world's richest and most powerful female athletes

These are the world’s richest and most powerful female athletes

Being a professional athlete is the dream for many sports fans, but not everyone gets to live their dream. Those fortunate enough to make a career out of the sport they love tend to get paid pretty well. These stars are at the top of the money tree and are the world’s richest female athletes. Their success isn’t just measured by their trophy cabinet, and their bank balances also tell the story of their success.

Karrie Webb – $15 million

Being the most successful female golfer to come out of Australia definitely has its perks, and Karrie Webb can look to her $15 million net worth with pride. The golfer’s carer began all the way back in 1994, and since then she has won a total of 57 competitions.

Although her career at the top is slowing down, the Hall of Famer’s career earnings make her one of the richest female athletes of all time.