When football was a bastion of male privilege, women in football are gaining more recognition as fans and as the greatest players. The footballer stars who participate in FIFA World Cup and other competitions have successfully turned their salaries and endorsements into profitable sources of income. Here, we have compiled the female football stars who have achieved significant earnings throughout their careers.
The Brazilian forward is considered the greatest female footballer of all time, winning the FIFA World Player of the Year six times. Marta, who plays as a forward for the Brazil national team, is building a fortune with a net worth of $13 million.
Amandine Henry is a top football player who plays as a defensive midfielder for the American National Women's Soccer League club. She is also a captain of the France national team and won several individual accolades throughout her career. Amandine Henry's net worth is estimated at $7 million.
Wendie Renard is regarded as one of the best French footballers who captains the France national team. Aged 32, Wendie Renard is the most decorated player winning 14 French league titles. She is believed to earn $7 million.
Aged 27, Stina Blackstenius is a Swedish forward who plays for the Sweden national team and for Arsenal. The skilled footballer is worth about $5 million.
The English right-back plays for the England women's national team and for Liga F club Barcelona. The 31-year-old footballer star who won the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 has a net worth estimated at around $5 million.
Nadine Angerer is the goalkeeping player-coach for Portland Thorns. The German former goalkeeper who won the 2005 UEFA Women's Cup is regarded as one of the world's best female goalkeepers. Her net worth is $5 million, making her one of the top earners.
The Swedish footballer Nilla Fischer was previously the captain of FC Rosengård and the Swedish national team. Nilla Fischer’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
Alex Morgan is regarded as one of the American best strikers. She also captains the United States women's national soccer team and San Diego Wave FC. Alex Morgan’s net worth is estimated at $4.6 million.
Julie Ertz is an American player who plays for the United States women's national soccer team and other valuable clubs. The 31-year-old best player earns a whopping $4.5 million.
Hope Solo is a former American goalkeeper who plays for the United States women's national soccer team. She was a two-time Olympic gold and a World Cup champion. Hope Solo is said to earn $4 million.
The Danish attacking midfielder became the world's most expensive female footballer in 2020. Pernille Harder's fortune is estimated at $3.88 million.
Megan Rapinoe is one of the greatest football players of all time who won a number of titles including 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and the Ballon d'Or Féminin in 2019. The American winger has an estimated net worth of $3.7 million.
The American former football star Carli Lloyd was the second-most-capped player in football history with 315 games played. Her net worth is estimated at $3.3 million.
The Canadian professional player Christine Sinclair who captains the Canadian national team is one of the most-capped football players with more than 300 caps. Christine Sinclair has a total net worth of $3 Million.
The young Australian forward plays for the Australian women's national team and for Chelsea. Regarded as one of the best forwards of all time, Sam Kerr’s earning is estimated at $3 million.
The Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg is the all-time highest goalscorer in UEFA Women's Champions League. She currently plays for Norway national team and FC Lyon, she is believed to earn around $3 million.
The American professional footballer Trinity Rodman is described as one of the young best footballers of all time, who plays for the United States women's national soccer team. The 21-year-old forward is the highest-paid player in the league, earning around $1.1 million.
Steph Houghton has played over 100 times for the England national team as a defence. Aged 35, the English football player has earned over $1 million from her football career.
Born in April 1997, Keira Walsh is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for the England women's national team. She was named player of the match in the UEFA Women's Euro 2022. Her net worth is around $1 million.