Naomi Osaka is one of the most popular tennis player in the world right now. The 23-year old Japanese star is ranked No. 2 in the WTA rankings and has 4 Grand Slams already under her belt.
Her success on the court has brought her a great amount of media attention which include top-level brands that want the flag bearer of Asian tennis to endorse their brands.
Osaka has been rocking the business world as well apart from the tennis courts. She reportedly earned nearly $16 million through endorsements alone in the year 2019, which ranked her second amongst all the female athletes behind only former World No. 1 Serena Williams who earned $25 million.
In 2020, she became the highest-paid female athlete of all time, earning $37.4 million in total, which included $34 million in endorsements alone. She became the 29th highest-paid athlete of 2020 and was also the 8th in athletes earning in endorsements alone.
Naomi Osaka signs new deal with Louis Vuitton and Tag Heuer
The business ventures of Naomi Osaka have continued in 2021 as well, with the World No. 2 signing new deals with Tag Heuer Watches and Louis Vuitton. Naomi is set to appear in the Spring-Summer 2021 campaign for the French fashion house and luxury goods company. These two new deals make the 23-year old’s total sponsors to 18.
The current Sponsors of Naomi are as follows:
- Louis Vuitton
- Tag Heuer
- All Nippon Airways
- Nissin Group