Who are the richest female footballers in Ghana? What is their net worth and how did they come about their wealth?
These are the kinds of questions bugging the minds of the fans of the female soccer players from Ghana.
Their salaries and the source(s) of the wealth of the richest female footballers in Ghana are going to be discussed in this article.
Let's dive right in and discover who the richest female footballers in Ghana are.
Richest Female Footballers in Ghana
5. Sherifatu Sumaila
Estimated Networth $800,000
Sherifat comes 5th on the list of richest female footballers in Ghana with a base salary of $300,000 per year with performance bonuses accruing according to Forbes.
She received a hefty signing bonus upon signing with LA Galaxy Orange County, and another undisclosed amount in appearance fees and bonuses from sponsors Chevrolet and Egyptian team Ahly.
The 24-year-old, who plays as an attacker for Swedish club Mallbackens IF, earns an estimated $5,000 per week.
She is firmly on the radar of many European clubs.
4. Grace Asantewaa
Estimated Networth; $900,000
Most people have heard of the young Ghanaian sensation Grace Asantewaa, but what you may not know is that she is the youngest highest-paid female player in Ghana, aged 20.
Her earnings were estimated at $350,000 last year, with most of that coming from her three-year contract with Spanish football club Logroño.
Her huge income is attributed to the substantial amounts of endorsements she receives from companies interested in promoting their products.
3. Priscilla Hagan
Estimated Networth; $1,000,000
Coming third on the list is TS Row Rybnik forward, Priscilla Hagan.
With a net worth of one million dollars, the 25-year-old striker is currently one of the best female players in Africa and one of the best in the world.
Her success is partly due to the fact that she rarely stays in one place for too long, and always finds a way to improve herself and her game.
2. Elizabeth Addo
Estimated networth; $1,100,000
Elizabeth Addo is one of the richest female football players in Ghana, with a wealth estimated at around $1.1 million.
The 27-year-old began her career aged just 15 and is the current first pick in The Independent's Women's Football League Team of the Year.
She also won the award for Ghana women’s footballer of the year back in 2019.
1. Portia Boakye
Estimated networth; $1,500,000
Born on 19 April 1989, Ghanaian starlet Portia Boakye has been rated Ghana’s richest female athlete by Forbes magazine, with an estimated worth of $1.5million.
Forbes cites her earning prowess, claiming that she is the first female Ghanaian footballer to earn $1 million.
She is also credited for her business acumen for developing a lucrative apparel business from an amateur one while at the same time helping back her countrymen in their hour of need, as Ghana was facing a financial crisis at the time.
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This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago