Samantha Stosur's Net Worth in 2016, 2017, and projected worth in 2018

August 28, 2018
First published on:February 18, 2018
by Jon Snow

For the tennis lovers, Samantha Stosur is not a new face at all. The 33-year-old Australian tennis player besides being a former World No. 1 in doubles, is also the first Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980 to win a Grand Slam singles in 2011 US Open defeating women tennis freak Serena Williams.


In the 18 years long career, Samantha has introduced herself as a prominent tennis player and has been able to earn the estimated net worth of $18 million. Wanna know more about her career earnings, prize money, and net worth? Scroll down to know.

Net worth of Samantha Stosur

Samantha Stosur's main source of income is her prize money from tennis career and her endorsements. Blessed with fortunes and her incredible talent, Samantha has earned more than $17.15 million in prize money in her career till date including $69,571 YTD prize money in 2018.

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Well, Samantha got professional in 1999 on the ITF Women's Circuit and soon her dedication led to success in 2005, as she was able to win US Open Doubles alongside her partner Lisa Raymond receiving the prize money of $125,000.  In the same year,  she also won Australian Open Mixed Doubles partnering with Scott Draper.

Samantha Stosur's Net worth by the year

Samantha Stosur's Net worth in 2015

In 2007, Samantha and Lisa made their partnered victory in the 2007 German Open getting hands over $27,270  prize money. But later Samantha was diagnosed with Lyme disease and took a 10-months break. Making her comeback in 2008 Wimbledon, Samantha and Lisa's partnership held the position of the runner-up against Serena Williams and Venus Williams taking home $115,100.

The same year, Samantha and Bob Bryan's mixed doubles got the victory in the 2008 Wimbledon. In 2009, Samantha made her singles break-through, and soon she became the limelight in the women's singles tennis after she finished runner-up in Frech Open in 2010 against Francesca Schiavone. A year later in 2011 US Open, Samantha won against Serena Williams and got the prize money of $1.758 million.

By the end of 2011, Samantha earned the net worth around $3 million and reaching up to 2014, it became nearly $8 million after having 94 wins in the US Open and Wimbledon.

In 2015, Samantha completed her 500th career wins defeating Monica Niculescu in the Australian Open and led her net worth to $10 million by the end of the year.

Samantha Stosur's Net worth in 2016

On May 22, 2016, Samantha made her way to the French Open women singles semi-finals but lost to Garbiñe Muguruza. However, she got the prize money of $538,570, but her doubles performances were not quite good enough as Samantha was able to make only about $57,000 in 2016.

Although, her product endorsement with companies such as  Elephants, ASICS clothing, USUNA and Babolat racquets made the rise of her net worth to $15 million in 2016. The detail of incomes and endorsement deals is still undisclosed.

Samantha Stosur's net worth reached $17 million in 2017

Year by year, Samantha's net worth is climbing up the ladders. Samantha also owns a  three-bedroom villa in Benowa bought in 2007 for $508,500  and made $615,000 from her singles tennis and $58,000 from the doubles in 2017. 

As reported in 2017, Samantha made the fortune of $17 million net worth with her gameplay and endorsements.

Samantha Stosur's Projected Net worth in 2018

In 2018, Samantha made her way in the Australian Open, however, it's not going as it was expected as she lost to Monica Puig in the first round. Despite her loss, she got the prize money of $45,524. Talking about her 2018's earnings as of February, it is $69,000 making her career earnings $17.12 million.

Though Samantha's net worth of 2018 is still under review, as per the current report of February, her net worth is estimated to be around $18 million. Comparing her past net worth, in 2017, it increased by 13.33 % than that of 2016 and by 5.88% than in early 2018, than that of 2017.

Let's have a look at Samantha vs Monica Puig's highlights.

As estimated, her net worth will be increased by  11.11% to nearly $20 million at the end of 2018. 

Year Net worth Growth rate by year
2015 $10 million -
2016 $15 million 50%
2017 $17 million 13.33%
2018(current) $18 million 5.88%
2018 $20 million (projected) 11.11%

We wish her best and stay tuned for updates!