Tennis Pros Make Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities List

Forbes.com recently released the World’s Most Powerful Celebrities List, and five professional tennis players are on it. Let’s check them out!

Roger Federer

Roger Federer

The Federer era may be dwindling as Nadal and Djokovic have bumped him down to No. 3 in the world, but on the Forbes list Roger Federer comes in at the highest out of the five players at No. 25.

Federer’s breakdown:
#30 in Money – $47 million
#48 in TV/Radio – 519 appearances
#1 in Press – 57,155 press clips
#23 in Social – 6,914k+ Facebook friends
#64 in Web – 514,000 Google news results

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

The King of Clay may begin to slide down the ranks because of Djokovic, but then again, Djokovic didn’t make the Forbes list. Rafael Nadal comes in at No. 46.

Nadal’s breakdown:
#58 in Money – $31 million
#29 in TV/Radio – 917 appearances
#3 in Press – 48,691 press clips
#24 in Social – 6,223k+ Facebook friends
#35 in Web – 1,130,000 Google news results

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

Engaged to NBA player Sasha Vujacic, the rock she sports on her hand didn’t weigh her ranking down: She comes in higher than the next two females. Former No. 1 player, and top-earning female athlete in the world, Maria Sharapova comes in at No. 80.

Sharapova’s breakdown:
#72 in Money – $24 million
#87 in TV/Radio – 81 appearances
#34 in Press – 13,877 press clips
#32 in Social – 4,158k+ Facebook friends
#67 in Web – 467,000 Google news results

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

It’s been almost a year since this player began recovering from foot surgery and a blood clot in her lungs. Her latest appearance has been on the Forbes Most Powerful Women List at No. 55. On the celebrities list, Serena Williams comes in at No. 84.

Serena’s breakdown:
#94 in Money – $12 million
#38 in TV/Radio – 711 appearances
#18 in Press – 20,111 press clips
#39 in Social – 2,018k Twitter followers & 456k+ Facebook friends
#65 in Web – 513,000 Google news results

Venus Williams

Venus Williams

Following in her sister’s footsteps (minus the cut foot) is Venus Williams, who comes in at No. 86. Venus also made an appearance on the Forbes Most Powerful Women List at No. 60.

Venus’ breakdown:

#90 in Money – $13 million
#52 in TV/Radio – 464 appearances
#29 in Press – 15,065
#46 in Social – 716k+ Twitter followers & 759k+ Facebook friends
#76 in Web – 307,000 Google news results

Well that’s it! Congratulations to the professional tennis players who have made the Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities List!

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