Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler after Sir Prakash Padukone to claim the number one spot in the world Badminton rankings.
Her hard work, passion, and dedication have truly set an example for many to follow. Her journey to win the country’s first ever medal in London 2012 Olympics, will remain as one of the greatest moments in sporting history.
Saina Nehwal's Salary & Endorsements
The former world number one is one of the richest badminton players in the world. Nehwal can also be credited with bringing in money to women’s badminton which had long been neglected in our country.
Nehwal is the second highest paid sportswoman in the country, coming just behind Sania Mirza. Her worth has been on a dramatic rise by 34% after the bronze medal win at the London 2012 Olympics.
The estimated net worth of Saina Nehwal is $3 million. She has won numerous super series titles, and with the form that she is having now and the age factor which seems to have come in. Her net worth is to see a slight dip in the coming years.
The yearly estimated salary of Saina Nehwal is around $300,000.
She owns quite a few of the world’s luxury cars but the collection is quite average in comparison. Her collection includes Mini Cooper, Mercedes Benz, and BMW. Nehwal owns a plush residency in Hyderabad where she resides with her parents. Nehwal purchased this luxury home in 2015, which is estimated to have a worth of around Rs. 4.6 Crore.
Nehwal is not far behind any celebrity when it comes to brand endorsements. Nehwal had signed a deal worth Rs. 40 Crore with Rhiti Sports Company in 2012. She endorses top brands in the industry including Herbalife, Top Ramen, Sahara India Parivar Edelweiss and Vaseline.