Battle of the Divas: Golf Beauty Paige Spiranac vs Paulina Gretzky, Who is Richer?

Published 09/22/2022, 5:30 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 18: Paige Spiranac attends the 2018 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/WireImage)

Paige Spiranac is known for her influential personality in the golf world. Using her social media platforms, the former pro player expresses her views and opinions on the subjects that matter to her the most. Digging further, her opinions often revolve around pro golfers. One such prominent golfer is Dustin Johnson.

Looking at the past few months, Spiranac has been the front runner in criticizing Johnson for his move to LIV Golf. However, on the contrary, in August this year, she used Dustin Johnson’s wife, Paulina Gretzky’s example to prove her point about sexism. But how do the two fair when it comes to their net worth?

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Paige Spiranac, the social media millionaire

As per reports, Paige Spiranac enjoys an estimated net worth of $3 million. The golf beauty kicked off her social media journey in the year 2015. A journey, which got its major boom after her appearance at the 2016 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters LPGA Tournament.

Steadily building her name, she today enjoys being a member of the million social media followers club.

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 20: Professional golfer Paige Spiranac attends the 2017 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational gala at the Aria Resort & Casino on April 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg – FilmMagic/Getty Images)

Digging on a more specific front, Spiranac has 3.6 million followers on Instagram and 3.8 million on Facebook. In addition to that, she also has close to 300K followers on YouTube. Putting all the numbers together, she is today the most followed golfer on social media. Something, that puts her into the spot of being a sponsor-loved entity. As per reports, she pockets around $14,000 for every sponsored post.

Apart from social media, a major chunk of her net worth also comes from her modeling career. Scrolling the years, Spiranac has been a part of numerous A-listed magazines such as Sports Illustrated, and Golf Digest.

Paulina Gretzky, the queen of versatility

Looking on the other side, Paulina Gretzky reportedly supersedes Spiranac with an estimated net worth of $5 million. Even though she is largely referred to as the wife of Dustin Johnson, the title has a negligible share in her net worth. Born in California, Johnson kicked off her journey in the year 2003 with her singing performance at the 2003 Heritage Classic.

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Three years later, in 2006, she released her own single, ‘Collecting Dust.’ However, it isn’t her singing career that put her in limelight. Instead, the daughter of ice hockey legend, Wayne Douglas Gretzky, rose to fame with her modeling career. Known for her looks, Gretzky has been on the cover of Flare, as well as Golf Digest.

In addition to singing and modeling, the Californian celebrity has also been a part of a handful of films like ‘Grown Ups 2’, and ‘Fame’.

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With the monetary comparison in place, it is evident that Gretzky has an upper hand in terms of net worth. However, the floor remains open to discussion for comparison in terms of being the fan’s favorite.

Who according to you has a bigger fan following? Do let us know in the comments below.

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Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.

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