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Meet The World's Richest Female Athlete Who is Only 22 (Photos)

Naomi Osaka, 22, is a prominent Japanese tennis player who has been ranked number one in the world by the World Women's Tennis Federation (WTA).

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Naomi Osaka has an approximate net worth of $25 million in 2020. The 22-year-old Naomi Osaka is now the highest-paid female athlete in 2020 with her net worth jumping to $25 million from just $8 million in 2019.

In May 2020, Forbes Magazine revealed that Osaka had ended Serena's four-year monopoly on becoming the world's highest paid female athlete after earning a total of Sh4.3 billion. The amount exceeded what Serena received in 2019 by approximately Sh161 million.

She is the first Asian-born tennis player to ever hold the top spot in the world in one-player tennis on each side.

So far, she is proud to have won five WTA Tour titles. She won the first two Grand Slam titles with one player on each side by dominating the US Open and Australian Open in 2018 and 2019 respectively. She is the first player after Jennifer Capriati in 2001 to achieve that feat.

She shook the world in 2018 by beating 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, 38, in the US Open final. The success made her the first Japanese ever to emerge a Grand Slam winner with one player on each side.

Osaka is best known for the severity of its unloading and its single fireworks are capable of reaching a distance of 200 km in a 60-minute period.

Osaka has been the sales ambassador for the Japanese logistics management company, IMG, since 2016.Japan's sports equipment company Yonex has been supplying Osaka tennis rockets since 2008.

To date, she has uses the Yonex Ezone 98 racket.Osaka has also been the sales ambassador for another Nike sports equipment company since 2019.

Until she signed a five-year contract with Nike, she was the sales ambassador for the Adidas company which was paying him Sh30 million a month for a period of four years.

Osaka also raises extra money by becoming the sales ambassador for car companies Nissan and electronics company Citizen Watch.

She is also the sales ambassador for food companies uch as Nissin Foods, cosmetics company Shiseido, the Wowow broadcasting agency and Nippon Airways (ANA).

Osaka's father is originally from Haiti and his mother is a native of Japan. However, Osaka lived and grew up in the United States where she received her tennis training from the age of three.

Fame began to haunt her at the age of 16 when she defeated former WTA Tour defending champion Samantha Jane Stour of Australia in the Stanford Classic dust in 2014.

Two years later, she reached the WTA final for the first time and won the 2016 Pan Pacific Open. The victory put her in the list of the best 50 tennis players in the WTA standings.

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