Coco Gauff vs. Aryna Sabalenka Net Worth: Who Is the Richer Between the Two?

Published 09/09/2023, 5:30 AM EDT

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In the world of tennis, where talent meets triumph and riches collide with relentless competition, the spotlight often shifts from the court to the bank accounts. On one side of the court, we have Aryna Sabalenka, the Belarusian powerhouse, whose wealth has soared to astronomical heights. On the other is the rising star Coco Gauff, who, despite her youth, has already amassed a head-turning fortune.

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Let’s take a closer look at how much these tennis stars are worth and what makes them so wealthy. Who is the richer US Open finalist? Is it the formidable, 2x Grand Slam winner Aryna Sabalenka, or is it the up-and-coming American teenager Coco Gauff?

The Net Worth of Aryna Sabalenka as of September 2023

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Aryna Sabalenka, who’s 25 years old and hails from Minsk, Belarus, is making headlines not just for her impressive tennis skills but also for her incredible wealth. As of September 2023, she’s estimated to be worth anywhere between a whopping $16 to 18 million. Wondering how she became so rich? Well, it’s because of her victories in tennis, the money she gets from companies who want to work with her, and the deals she has with sponsors.

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Sabalenka has won more than $12 million just in prize money so far in her career. Right now with her entry at US Open 2023 finals, her total net worth has the potential of touching or even crossing $20 Million. This year alone Sabalenka has won close to $6 Million in prize money. Now that Sabalenka has made it to the finals at the US Open, the only obstacle in adding $3 Million more to her bag is the American teenage sensation Coco Gauff.

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Sponsorships are a big part of Sabalenka’s financial success too. She sports Nike athletic wear and shoes, and plays with a Wilson tennis racket since both the brands are her major sponsors. While the exact valuations of these deals are kept a closely guarded secret, they definitely add a lot to her wealthy lifestyle.

The Net Worth of Coco Gauff as of September 2023

Coco Gauff’s journey to fame and wealth has been nothing short of amazing. She made headlines when she was just 15 years old by delivering an incredible showcasing of her talent in Grand Slams like the French Open and Wimbledon in 2019. People noticed her not only for her tennis skills but also because of her personality and marketable image. Now, Coco Gauff is back on the bandwagon after her Citi Open and Cincinnati Masters titles and she has delivered on the mounting hype, reaching the finals at the US Open 2023.

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In terms of career earnings, as of September 2023, Coco Gauff has managed to accumulate a remarkable $10 million, which is quite an achievement for someone who’s still relatively new to her tennis career. This wealth comes from various sources, like the money she earns from playing in tournaments, deals she has with companies, and smart investments she’s made along the way.

In 2023, Gauff earned a whopping $1,237,640 from tournament prize money. It’s her highest earnings in a single year so far, showing that she’s getting better and better with every passing day. She also has endorsement deals with major companies like New Balance, Barilla, and Head. These high-profile deals are worth a lot of money and represent how she is not only a great tennis player but also a heavily marketable star in the sports world.

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So, in the world of tennis fortunes, who stands as the wealthier player between Coco Gauff and Aryna Sabalenka? As of now, Aryna Sabalenka takes the crown as the wealthier athlete, with an estimated net worth of $16 million as of September 2023. However, things might just change after their upcoming highly anticipated clash. While Sabalenka takes the cake in the financial game over Coco Gauff, who do you think will prevail in the grand finale of the US Open?

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Ansh Tandon

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Ansh Tandon is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports. Ansh received his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has been working in content creation for 2+ years. Before Ansh stepped into sports journalism, he was a professional tennis player, honing his skills in national level tournaments for the past 12 years as an active AITA athlete.
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