Simone Biles vs Novak Djokovic Net Worth 2022: Who is Wealthier?

Published 01/10/2022, 1:19 PM EST


Simone Biles and Novak Djokovic, both are legends of their sports, respectively. While Simone is regarded as the GOAT of gymnastics, Djokovic makes for 1/3 of the GOAT debate in tennis.

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Novak is currently ranked No.1 in the sport, with 20 Grand Slam titles and an untarnished legacy to his name. The 34-year-old is the only man in the Open Era to achieve a double career Grand Slam.

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As for Simone Biles, she is crowned with the title of the best gymnast in the world. The 24-year-old is a 7-time Olympic medalist and is the most decorated gymnast, despite her young age.

Novak Djokovic’s net worth in 2022

The Serbian tennis star has had one of the most phenomenal careers ever witnessed. The player has won 20 Grand Slam titles and has a record 86 ATP singles titles. He has also won a record 9 Australian Open titles, a tournament he currently fighting to appear in.

In terms of numbers, Djokovic has a net worth of a whopping $220 million. Most of the amount he has earned is thanks to his tennis wins. Notably, he earned $12 million in 2011 itself, on the ATP World Tour.

Djokovic was named as one of the highest-paid athletes in 2021 by Forbes. It is estimated that his annual earnings are up to $34.5 million. Breaking down this amount, he earns almost $30 million from endorsements alone. All other earnings mostly are a result of his wins.

Tennis – ATP Finals – Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy – November 19, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his group stage match against Britain’s Cameron Norrie REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Djokovic is the 4th highest-paid tennis player in the world, after Roger Federer, Naomi Osaka, and Serena Williams. Djokovic’s top sponsors include Asics and Lacoste, tennis equipment specialists Head, and watchmakers Hublot.

Simone Biles net worth 2022

As of 2022, Simone Biles’ net worth is roughly $6 million. The star gymnast is the best at what she does and has won many accolades at a very young age.

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Biles is a 7-time Olympic medalist and has a combined total of 32 Olympic and World Championship medals. Most of her earnings come from her wins. However, Biles also has her own share of sponsors and endorsements, which include big names like Hershey, Kellogg’s, Core Power, and GK Elite.

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 03: Simone Biles of Team United States reacts during the Women’s Balance Beam Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Even though Biles’ net worth is comparatively less to Djokovic’s, let’s not forget, Biles is just 24 and has a long way to go. Notably, Biles started gymnastics when she was just 6 years old and has gone on to become a World Champion multiple times.

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Biles and Djokovic compete in two very different sports, which have different earning bars as well. Hence, it’s not really fair to compare their net worth. But for what it’s worth, do you think Biles will take over Novak in terms of earnings in the future?

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Richa Goswami

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Richa Goswami is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. As an adherent learner, she uses her journalistic persona to navigate through new skills. Richa has completed her schooling at Don Bosco.

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