Tennis superstar Jana Novotna died today, after a bout with cancer. She was only 49 years old. She had a long career in tennis, and she almost met her goal of winning Wimbeldon in 1993, when she lost to Steffi Graf. Eventually, she won Wimbeldon.Image Credit: Bill Mitchell
So what was Jana Novotna net worth in 2018? What were Jana Novotna’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Jana Novotna spent years training for Wimbeldon in what is now the Czech Republic. She started off as a doubles player, then going on to play singles. She played in the Australian Open, the French Open, the US Open, and won Wimbeldon in 1998.
In doubles, she had several wins, including multiple wins at the Australian Open, the French Open, and the US Open, and 5 separate Wimbeldon wins (including one mixed doubles).
She also got three olympic medals in the 1990s. In 1990, Novotna was ranked #1. Over her whole career, she broke records, including being one of the first women to win 500 matches, and being one of the highest earners of her time. She also won a total of 100 titles.
As of the time when Jana Novotna retried from playing tennis in 1999, she was worth approximately $11 million. That included prize money from several Wimbeldon events, as well as other Grand Slams and other tournaments.
In later years, Novotna did commentary on tennis for the BBC, and played some invitational games. However, her earnings dwindled.
In all, we estimate Jana Novotna net worth in 2018 at $xxx.