4. Serena Williams
As the best female player in the history of tennis, Serena Williams is also one of the most famous athletes on the planet. However, in spite of her dominance on the court, the talented tennis star has taken time out of her busy daily schedule to focus on fashion. In 2019, she was appointed to the board of directors of online fashion market Poshmark .
Fashion has been a major storyline throughout Serena Williams’ career. She was sometimes criticized for her on-court fashion choices early in her career. However, as her tennis career has progressed, more people have come around to appreciate her style. In 2015, she became the first black female athlete to have a picture on the cover of Vogue.
6. Alex Morgan
Alex Morgan is not only is the forward a talented player of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team on the field but she’s also caught fans’ attention with her beauty and style, which has led to several modeling contracts such as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover in 2019.
Alex Morgan’s dominance on the field and fame among fans has helped advance U.S. women’s soccer in ways that many fans of the sport had been waiting for. She helped lead the U.S. to World Cup titles in 2015 and again in 2019, and she also won the Silver Boot award in 2019.
7. Genie Bouchard
Genie Bouchard is a Canadian tennis player who is well known in the sport for being one of the most fashion-forward athletes. In 2014, she became the first Canadian-born player who represented Canada to reach the singles final of a Grand Slam tournament. She didn’t win the tournament, but she won the hearts of fans and reached a career-high ranking of No. 5.
During the 2017 Super Bowl, Genie Bouchard showed her prediction that the Falcons would beat the Patriots. Then one of her fans responded, asking if she would have a date with him if the Falcons lost, and she agreed. She lost the bet and kept her promise by flying him out to a basketball game. A romantic comedy that is based on the date is currently in the works by 20th Century Fox, and Bouchard herself is the executive producer.