Top 10 Highest Paid Female Volleyball Players in World
As like Cricket, Volleyball is also a popular game among all the games played in the world. Volleyball is a team game which has two teams of six players each who are divided by a specific net that is six foot in size. Nowadays people getting attracted towards Volleyball which is being played by a lot of people all over the world. This game is very simple to play as like Basketball. There are so many strategies that are required to be practiced or learnt in order to win. Do you know any female volleyball player ? No..don’t worry. Here, we have considered the top 10 highest paid female Volleyball players in the world.
- Courtney Thompson
Courtney Thompson is also known as Courtney Lynn Thompson was born on 4 November 1984 in Bellevue, Washington. She is a smart American ex-indoor volleyball player. She is a former member of the United States women’s national volleyball team Currently, Courtney Thompson is 33 years old. She started playing volleyball in high school. She has attended the Kentlake High School. She completed her graduation in 2002. In 2005, she was awarded with the NCAA Championship All-Tournament team and won the Honda Award. Currently, she plays for Brazilian club Rexona Ades Rio. Her annual salary is $400,000
- Carolina Costagrande
The real name of Carolina Costagrande is Carolina del Pilar Costagrande was born on 15 October 1980 in El Trébol, Argentina. She is 37 years old Argentinean-Italian professional volleyball player. She has played for the Argentina’s national team for three consecutive years between 1999 and 2002.Carolina Costagrande has won the silver medal in the 2013–14 CEV Champions League which is the best achievement in her life. She currently plays for club Vakıfbank Spor Kulübü in Turkey. Her annual salary is $500,000.
- Morgan Beck
Morgan Beck also known as Morgan Beck Miller was born on 30 March 1987 in Newport Beach, California, U.S. She is a 30 years old American professional beach volleyball player. She has played for AVP Pro and the USA Volleyball Olympic team. She has done her primary education from San Clemente High School in the state of California and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. She is very beautiful hence she also works as a model and was named by ‘Complex Magazine’ one of the hottest athletes in the Olympic team. She married an Olympic skiing champion Bode Miller on 7 October 2012. She has one son and daughter. Her annual salary is $600,000.
- Kim Yeon-Koung
Kim Yeon-Koung was born on 26 February 1988 in South Korea. She is 29 years old and one of the famous female professional volleyball player amongst the South Korean athletes. Currently, she plays for the Chinese team Shanghai. She signed a three years contract with the team Turkish side Fenerbahçe. Some notable fact about Kin Yeon-Koung, she is the best scorer, known for her set-winning spikes and overall sports performance. Her annual salary is $800,000.
- Tatiana Kosheleva
Tatiana Sergeyevna Kosheleva is the full name of Tatiana Kosheleva was born on 23 December 1988 in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union. Her nickname is Tanya. She has won the gold medal at the 2010 World Championship, the 2013 European Championship and the 2015 European Championship with Russia’s women’s national volleyball team of which she was a former member. She is 29 years old and has a number of awards on her name such as best spiker, MVP, most valuable player and best outside player. Her annual salary is $1 Million.
- Logan Tom
Logan Maile Lei Tom is the full name of Logan Tom was born on 25 May 1981 in Napa, California in the United States. She is a gorgeous American indoor volleyball and beach volleyball player. She is a four-time Olympian at the outside hitter position. The current age of Logan is 36. She has attended the Highland High School. During secondary school, she widely participated in every sport, playing basketball and Javelin. From Stanford University, she finished her bachelors in the year 2014. Her annual salary is $1 Million.
- Jordan Larson
The full name of Jordan Larson is Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach was born on 16 October 1986 in Fremont, Nebraska, United States. Jordan is the one of the most successful American indoor volleyball player. She is a vital member of the United States women’s national volleyball team. She is 31 years old. She has done her studies from Logan View High School in Hooper, Nebraska. Larson started her college education and volleyball career at the University of Nebraska in the year 2005. Currently, she plays for Turkey club Eczacıbaşı VitrA. Her annual salary is $1 Million.
- Sheilla Castro
Sheilla Castro is also known as Sheilla Tavares de Castro was born on 1 July 1983 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. She is a professional volleyball player from Brazil. She plays as opposite in the Brazilian national team, and in Molico/Osasco. She made her debut for the Olympic team which was against Colombia. Currently, she is 34 years old. Sheilla Castro has won gold medal multiple times with the national team. She has also won the bronze at the 2014 World Championship. Castro won the silver medal at the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship. Her annual salary is $1.16 million.
- Yekaterina Gamova
Yekaterina Aleksandrovna Gamova is the full name of Yekaterina Gamova born on 17 October 1980 in Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union. She is 37 years old popular Russian volleyball player. One of the tallest Russian volleyball player and her height is about 6’8″ feet. She was a former member of the Russian Olympic team that won the 2010 World Championship and then she was named the most valuable player of the team. She won the gold medal at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in the years 2006 and 2010. Yekaterina Gamova has also won the Olympic silver medal in Athens in the year 2004 and in Sydney in the year 2000. She currently plays for club Eczacıbaşı VitrA Dinamo Kazan. Her annual salary is $1.4 million.
- Gabrielle Reece
Gabrielle Reece is also known as Gabrielle Allyse Reece was born on 6 January 1970 in La Jolla, San Diego, California, U.S. She has a versatile personality. She is an American professional indoor volleyball player, sports announcer, model and an actress. Gabby is the nickname of Gabrielle Reece. After her graduation, Reece played on professional volleyball tours for some years. In 1989, she began her modelling career. Reece married with big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton on 30 November 1997. They have two daughters. Her annual salary is $1.8 Million.