The richest female athletes in the world

[post_page_title]Billie Jean King – $20 million[/post_page_title]
Ever wondered why female tennis players are some of the best paid female athletes in the world? Well, you can thank Billie Jean King for that. This former World No. 1 tennis player was the founder of the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) and has fought for gender equality in sport for decades.

Billie Jean King – $20 million

While she has numerous titles and accolades, it was the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Award in 2018 that cemented her position as a true legend.

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