The Top 10 Richest Badminton Players in the World 2016

 The Top 10 Richest Badminton Players in the World 2016

Lee Chong Wei the leading man in the Badminton most of the sponsor holder and one of the highest paid and earners in the Badminton. Today he is the best and most times champion. Lin Dan the Chinese star who is chasing the living legend Lee Chong Wei. Badminton is mostly popular among the Asian athletes. India has recently authorized IBPF League (Indian Badminton League). Sania Nehwal, Wang Yihan also named in the list.

The Top 10 Richest Badminton Players in the World 2014


Lee Chong Wei:-

Lee Chong Wei

Datuk Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian professional badminton player who is ranked World No. 1 by the Badminton World Federation. As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide for 199 consecutive weeks from 21 August 2008 to 14 June 2012.

  • Net Worth : ($25.5 Million) Estimated
  • Born: October 21, 1982 (age 31), Bagan Serai, Malaysia
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Spouse: Wong Mew Choo (m. 2012)
  • Parents: Khor Kim Choi, Lee Ah Chai

Lin Dan:-

Lin Dan

Lin Dan is a professional badminton player from China. He is a two-time Olympic champion, five-time world champion, and five-time All England champion.

  • Net Worth : ($17 Million) Estimated
  • Born: October 14, 1983 (age 30), Longyan, China
  • Height: 1.76 m
  • Weight: 68 kg
  • Spouse: Xie Xingfang (m. 2010)
  • Education: Huaqiao University

Peter Gade:-

Peter Gade

Peter Høeg Gade is a retired Danish professional badminton player. He currently resides in Holte in Copenhagen. He has two children with the former handball player Camilla Høeg.

  • Net Worth : ($17 Million) Estimated
  • Born: December 14, 1976 (age 37), Aalborg, Denmark
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Spouse: Camilla Høeg
  • Children: Nanna Gade, Alma Gade

Saina Nehwal:-

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal is an Indian badminton player who attained a career best ranking of 2 in December 2010 by Badminton World Federation. She is the first Indian to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics.

  • Net Worth : ($8 Million) Estimated
  • Born: March 17, 1990 (age 23), Hisar, India
  • Height: 1.65 m
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Awards: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award for Badminton
  • Education: National Institute of Rural Development, St. Ann’s College for Women, Campus School, CCS HAU
  • Parents: Harvir Singh Nehwal, Usha Nehwal

Taufik Hidayat:-

Taufik Hidayat

Taufik Hidayat is a retired Indonesian badminton player. He is a former World and Olympic champion in men’s singles. He has also won the Indonesian Open six times.

  • Net Worth : ($5 Million) Estimated
  • Born: August 10, 1981 (age 32), Bandung, Indonesia
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Spouse: Ami Gumelar (m. 2006)

Chen Long:-

Chen Long

Chen Long is a male badminton player from China.Chen emerged as a world junior champion in the 2007 BWF World Junior Championships in both the boys’ singles and team event. He also became Asian junior champion in the 2007 Asian Junior Badminton Championships.

  • Born: January 18, 1989 (age 25), Shashi District
  • Height: 1.87 m
  • Weight: 75 kg

Wang Yihan:-

Wang Yihan

Wang Yihan is a professional female badminton player from China and former women’s singles world champion. Wang started her career with her coach Wang Pengren at only nine years of age.

  • Net Worth : ($2.4 Million) Estimated
  • Born: January 18, 1988 (age 26), Shanghai, China
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Weight: 66 kg

Li Xuerui:-

Li Xuerui

Li Xuerui is a female badminton player from China. As of 2012 she is the World No 1 women’s singles player and the reigning Olympic Champion. She was the runner up in the 2013 World Championships Competition.

  • Net Worth : ($2.4 Million) Estimated
  • Born: January 24, 1991 (age 23), Chongqing, China
  • Height: 1.74 m
  • Weight: 60 kg

Jwala Gutta:-

Jwala Gutta

Jwala Gutta is a left-handed Indian badminton player who has won the National Badminton Championships thirteen times till 2010. She is a doubles badminton player who has partnered with Shruti Kurien and later Ashwini Ponnappa.

  • Net Worth : Net Worth ($1 Million) Estimated
  • Born: September 7, 1983 (age 30), Wardha, India
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Weight: 60 kg
  • Spouse: Chetan Anand (m. 2005–2011)
  • Parents: Yelan Gutta, Kranti Gutta
  • Awards: Arjuna Award for Badminton

Juliane Schenk:-

Juliane Schenk

Juliane Schenk is a female badminton player from Germany.Juliane Schenk the German athlete in the Badminton she has performed well and shown some of the great performances through out the year . She has won many events . See how much she made from career till now .

  • Net Worth : ($800 Thousand) Estimated
  • Born: November 26, 1982 (age 31), Krefeld, Germany
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Weight: 64 kg

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