Li Na Net Worth, How Did Li Na Build Her Net Worth Up To $40 Million?
Facts of Li Na Net Worth, How Did Li Na Build Her Net Worth Up To $40 Million?
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Date of Birth:||1982 February 26|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
Li Na is a Chinese former professional tennis player who has a net worth of $40 million. She won two Gand Slam singles titles in a Single category. Laureus World Sports presented her with Laurens Academy Exceptional Awards on April 15, 2015.
How Rich And Wealthy Is Tennis Player Li Na? Let's Know
Li Na has a net worth of $40 million which was collected from her entire playing career. She has signed endorsement contracts including big names like Nike, Samsung, Mercedes Benz and multiple Chinese companies worth $42 million.
Li Na has won a total 52 single titles which include one time at $50,000 range. From 2004 to 2011,her salary from WTA Tour career earnings are $65,950, $139,798, $460,982, $377,940, $386,568, $646,085, $1,159,000 and $1,400,000.
In 2012, Li Na earnings from winnings are $1.4 million and WTA Tour career earnings are $2,281,000. In 2013, her salary from WTA Tour career earnings is $3,982,000 and $3.2 million from winnings. In 2014, her earnings from winnings are $5.6 million and salary from WTA Tour career earnings is $3,410,000.
Besides that, Li Na also owns her earnings from Smart stock investment and a top-selling perfume as well as from fashion line named "Li Na Seduction".
Information regarding her house and car are not yet revealed.
How Did Li Na Start Her Tennis Career And Professional Life? Let's Know
In 1999, Li Na turned professional at the age of sixteen and won three out of her four ITF Circuit singles tournaments. She also won all seven ITF doubles tournaments. In 2000, she won 52 singles matches on the ITF circuit, the highest by any player.
In 2004, Li Na defeating Martina Sucha in the finals so, she became the first Chinese player to win a WTA event. With such an impressive performance, she broke up into the WTA top 100 for the first time on October 4, 2004.
Li Na won her second WTA singles title, where she competed at the 2008 Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts in Gold Coast, Australia. In the 2008 Porsche Grand Prix tournament, she defeated Serena Williams and became only the second Chinese after Zheng Jie, to defeat a world No. 1 player.
Li Na reached her fifth career tour final, at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships and lost to second-seeded Marion Bartoli in the final in straight sets. Her ranking was world No. 15, by the end of 2009.
At the 2010 Australian Open, Li Na defeated fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams before losing to Serena Williams in the semi-final. This performance made her the first Chinese woman ever to be ranked in the top 10 of women's professional tennis.
At the 2010 Aegon Classic, Li Na was seeded first and went on to defeat 4th seed Aravane Rezai in the semi-final and 2nd seeded Maria Sharapova in the final to win the tournament. At Australian Open, she reached the finals but lost to Kim Clijsters in the final.
On June 4, 2011, Li Na won her first Grand Slam singles event at the French Open when she defeated Francesca Schiavone in the final, a match that was watched by 330 million viewers worldwide. Her career ranking rose to world No. 4.
After her disappointing performance at the 2012 London Olympics, where she crashed out in the first round to Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova and she appointed Carlos Rodríguez as her coach.
At the 2012 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Li Na won her career's sixth WTA title by winning. In 2013, she won her career's seventh WTA title by winning the Shenzhen Open.
Li Na reached the final of 2013 Australian Open but in the match, she fell on her head and blacked out for a very short time before losing to Victoria Azarenka. In 2014 Australian Open, she won by defeating Dominika Cibulková in the final. Later that year, she rose a new career-high singles ranking of world No. 2.
Due to a knee injury, Li Na announced her retirement from the professional tennis on 19 September 2014. She was ranked world no. 6 at the time by Women's Tennis Association.
Did Li Na Spend Her Early Life And Childhood Well? Let's Know
Li Na was born on February 26, 1982, in Wuhan, Hubei, China. She is a daughter of Li Shengpeng, a professional badminton player, and Li Yanping. When she was 14, her beloved father died.
In 1988, Li Na followed her father's footsteps and started playing badminton but switched to tennis after two years, on her coach Xia Xiyao's insistence. Her tennis instructors used negative reinforcement, which affected her confidence in later years.
In 1997, Li Na attended China's National Tennis Team. A year later she went to John Newcombe Academy in Texas to study tennis for 10 months, on a sponsorship from Nike and returned to China.
Is Li Na Married? Does She Have Children?
Talking about her marital status, Li Na got married to Jiang Shan on January 27, 2006, and became her personal coach. Later, the couple welcomed one child, a daughter Alisa (born on June 3, 2015). There is no information about her rumors, affair and they are living happy married life.
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