Naomi Osaka – Japanese Professional Tennis Player

A Japanese professional tennis player, Naomi Osaka who currently ranked 3rd on the Women’s Tennis Association ranking in the world. Her career highest ranking was No 1 on January 28, 2019. She came to the immense fame after defeating Serena Williams, a former World No.1 to win her first Grand Slam US Open 2018 title.

Till the date, she is only a Japanese player to win a Grand Sam singles tournament. Naomi Osaka is one of the most talented and skillful tennis players. Talking about her style of play, she is an aggressive, offensive baseliner and attack with her big forehand.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Naomi Osaka’s net worth is evaluated of $16 million as of 2019. Continue reading the article to know more about Naomi Osaka’s early life, career, and relationship.

Early Life

Naomi Osaka took birth in Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan on 16th October 1997 to parents Leonard Francois and Tamaki Osaka. Her father has Haitian descent and mother has Japanese descent. Her parents met each other at New York University. Naomi’s parents move to America when she was at the age of three.

She was raised alongside her sister Mari Osaka. Talking about her education background, she was enrolled in Elmont Alden Terrace Primary and later went on Broward Virtual High School.

Naomi Osaka childhood picture. Pic: Pinterest.

She showed her interest in tennis from a tender age and began her training at Harold Solomon Institute. She also joined ProWorld Tennis Academy later.

Career

Naomi started her career at tennis in September 2013. She earned her spot in WTA tour after getting a victory against Alla Kudryavtseva and Petra Martic in qualifying round. In 2014, she made the debut of her WTA Tour in the main draw.

She made her debut in Grand Slam in Australian Open and knocked out in the third round. She also participated in the French Open and reached only up to the third round.

View this post on Instagram

Words can’t describe this feeling.

A post shared by 大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) on

She got a breakthrough in her career when she got a wildcard and also able to reach in WTA final. She defeated Caroline Wozniacki, a former World No 1 in straight sets to gain a spot in the top 50 of the WTA ranking.

She continued showing her sensation performance however in the year 2017 was not meant to her. Even though playing greatly, she could not obtain successful results. Osaka earned her biggest career win after defeating defending champion Angelique Kerber in the first round of US Open. She also defeated former World No. 1 Maria Sharapova in the 2018 BNP Paribas Open during the first round of the competition. In March 2018, she also defeated former World No 1 Serena Williams in the first round of Miami Open. She claimed her first major title by winning against Serena Williams in straight set in the 2018 US Open.

She lost to winner Belinda Bencic in 2019 US Open in the round of 16. Naomi Osaka added another record in her career by winning the 2019 China Open after defeating current World No 1 Ashleigh Barty. The match was held on October 6, 2019, and won by the score of 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. With this win, she currently ranks on 3rd of WTA world ranking.

View this post on Instagram

Xièxiè Beijing ❤️ #5

A post shared by 大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) on

Net Worth and Earnings

Aforementioned, Naomi Osaka’s net worth is evaluated at $16 million. She has gathered her wealth from her career as a tennis player. Besides, she also earned a great sum of money from an endorsement deal. She is also one of the top paid women athletes in the world. She has earned around $15 million from an endorsement deal in 2018. She has signed a contract with brands like Nike, Yonex, Nissan Car.

Personal Life and Relationship

Talking about Naomi Osaka’s personal life, she is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend YBN Cordae. She made her relationship public through her Instagram. YBN Cordae is an American rapper and songwriter.

Furthermore, she has not revealed much more information regarding her relationship with rapper YBN Cordae.

Visit iLuminaryworth for latest celebrity news and entertainments.