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Top 10 Highest Paid WNBA Players | Jewell Loyd Is On The Top With Contract Salary Of $231,515

No matter what is the sport, there is always a pay gap between the men’s and women’s event. Basketball is also no exception and women players receive much low worthy contracts as compared to men. However, some still manage to make 6 figures for their incredible performances. Here are the complete details about the top 10 highest paid WNBA players in the world along with their salaries and contracts.

Highest Paid WNBA Players

Highest Paid WNBA Players

Women National Basketball Association is the top tier league which gave a new turn to basketball world by providing opportunity to female athletes to show their talent. Some athletes have performed magnificently and managed signing ludicrous contracts. Below are the WNBA players who are paid the highest.

5 – Skylar Diggins Smith

  • Contract Salary | $224,870
  • Team | Phoenix Mercury
  • Net Worth | $1 million

Skylar has as a very successful WNBA career playing basketball at the highest level. She played for Dallas Wings from the beginning of her career before making a move to Phoenix Mercury in 2020 for which she is currently playing for.

The American professional basketball player signed a worthy contract with Phoenix Mercury earning her $224,870 yearly, contributing greatly to her total net worth of $400k.

4 – DeWanna Bonner

  • Contract Salary | $224,870
  • Team | Connecticut Sun
  • Net Worth | $1.5 million

Next on the list of the highest paid WNBA player in the world is DeWanna Bonner. The American-Macedonian professional player is playing as a shooting guard for the Connecticut Sun in Women’s National Basketball Association. Her contract salary with the club is $224.870.

The salaries and endorsements deals of DeWanna has contributed greatly to make her net worth touch the $1.5 million mark and making her the 4th highest paid women basketball player.

3 – Elena Delle Donne

  • Contract Salary | $224,870
  • Team | Washington Mystics
  • Net Worth | $1.4 million

Elena Delle Donne is making around $224,870 this year from contract salaries. She’s a American small forward for Washington Mystics in WNBA, joining the team in 2017. Since then, she is leading a glorious career. At the age of 32, Elena is still giving brilliant performance and winning games for her team. She is a player, many teams want to have in their books.

2 – Breanna Stewart

  • Contract Salary | $228,094
  • Team | Seattle Storm
  • Net Worth | $1.7 million

Breanna Stewart, a famous American basketball player is the 2nd highest paid WNBA player globally, having net worth of $1.7 million. Stewart is currently having an expensive contract deal with Seattle Storm. Her contract salary from the club is $228,094. In her career, she has played exceptionally well and has generated enough revenue from contracts as well as merchandise sales.

1 – Jewell Loyd

  • Contract Salary | $231,515
  • Team | Seattle Storm
  • Net Worth | $2.1 million

Marta Vieira da Silva is undoubtedly the highest paid basketball player in the WNBA. She is playing as Shooting guard for Seattle Storm. She is holding the most ludicrous contract deal with WNBA’s club. Loyd is no doubt, one of the greatest basketball player of all times. She is famous for her multiple abilities and incredible guarding at the point region. Loyd is pocketing the contract salary of $231,515 whereas the endorsements have increased the net worth up to $2.1 million.

Top 10 Highest Paid WNBA Players

#No.PlayersTeamsContract SalaryNet Worth
1Jewell LoydSeattle Storm$231,515$2.1 million
2Breanna StewartSeattle Storm$228,094$1.7 million
3Elena Delle DonneWashington Mystics$224,870$1.4 million
4DeWanna BonnerConnecticut Sun$224,870$1.5 million
5Skylar Diggins SmithPhoenix Mercury$224,870$1 million
6Diana TaurasiPhoenix Mercury$224,772$3.5 million
7Natasha HowardNew York Liberty$224,675$900k
8Brittney GrinerPhoenix Mercury$221,515$700k
9Tiffany HayesAtlanta Dream$215,000$1 million
10Alyssa ThomasConnecticut Sun$209,000$1.5 million

All these are the details about the top 10 highest paid WNBA players along with their contract salary and net worth. If there is any change in the details, we will make the, available here. Stay tuned for more information!

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