2. Li Jiawei
Li Jiawei is the Chinese born Singaporean professional tennis player and ranked in top ten athletes in her sport.
She was ranked 6th in the world as a single player in August 2008 and her career highest ranking is third which she achieved in December 2005.
She earned the Silver medal in the Summer Olympics in 2008 in Beijing and becomes the first female Singaporean to won the Olympic medal since the Independence of Singapore in 1965.
Li Jiawei estimated net worth is US $ 17 million and she is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Singapore.