Nelly Korda vs Jessica Korda Net Worth Comparison: Which Sibling is Richer?

Published 11/08/2021, 4:30 PM EST
Sep 4, 2021; Toledo, Ohio, USA; Nelly Korda (left) of Team USA walks with sister and playing partner Jessica Korda on the sixteenth hole during the morning foursomes of the 2021 Solheim Cup at Inverness Club. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports


Nelly and Jessica Korda have established their name in the golf world. The sisters are both extremely accomplished golfers on the LPGA Tour. In fact, it is often tough to tell the two apart! However, the good news is that they haven’t let the pressure get to them and still maintain a healthy relationship outside the course.

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The two come from a sporting family background. Their father is an Australian Open winner and mother was an international tennis player, and their brother, too, has multiple international tennis titles to his name. Jessica, 28, and Nelly, 23, have one common thing regarding golf. They both currently stand at six wins each on the LPGA tour.

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So, even though the two have no competitive rivalry between them, one of them ought to be richer. So, let’s take a look at their net worth.

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Is the older sister richer than Nelly Korda?

Nelly Korda’s net worth is $2.5 million as of 2021. Jessica, on the other hand, is estimated to be worth roughly $5 million. The latter joined the tour in 2011 and her first win was at the Women’s Australian Open in 2012, which she won following a six person play-off. This year, after a drought of almost three years, she won the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in 2021, her sixth title.

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The younger sister, in contrast, began her professional career in 2016. However, in an impressive feat, she was a month shy of her 15th birthday when she made the cut at the US Women’s Open. Meanwhile, 2021 was a ground-breaking year for the youngster. Nelly won three LPGA Tour events, including a major, and has 8 top-10 finishes in 15 starts. Moreover, she was the gold medallist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in August this year.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Golf – Women’s Individual – Final – Round 4 – Kasumigaseki Country Club – Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan – August 7, 2021. Nelly Korda of the United States reacts after winning the gold medal. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Both of them have a couple of common endorsement and sponsorship deals. Both are brand ambassadors of the golf brand Titleist and Grant Thorton. Nelly has a couple of additional sponsorships with J. Lindeberg, Richard Mille, Cisco, UKG and Whoop. Nelly recently bagged a deal with Franklin Templeton, while Jessica bagged one with TAG Heuer.

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So, Jessica is clearly worth more, owing to her more years on the tour. However, do you think Nelly might overtake her sister in the coming years?

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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