Gymnastics GOAT Simone Biles beats skiing legend Lindsey Vonn as one of the highest paid athletes on Instagram

Probably the most famous gymnast in American history, Simone Biles, is making headlines again. But this time it’s for her Instagram value rather than her gymnastics prowess.

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Biles’ mother first noticed her talents when she flipped the mailbox casually as a child, but now the world is in awe of her athletic skills as she broke record after record in gymnastics. In addition to her artistic gymnastics, the seven-time Olympic medalist is gaining attention for speaking out powerfully about mental health.

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She is also the youngest person to receive the “Presidential Medal of Freedom”. On the other hand, Lindsey Vonn is just as much an Olympian. She has won 82 World Cup races, which is an outstanding achievement in the sport of alpine skiing.

Simone Biles defeats Lindsey Vonn in an Instagram battle

Simone Biles’ Instagram handle has 6.8 million followers and 2,610 posts, helping her beat Lindsey Vonn with 2.1 million followers and 2,381 Instagram posts. Biles’ posts receive millions of likes and views at the push of a button. Ultimately, she became the favorite sports celebrity for endorsements due to her success and popularity.

More than a dozen companies, including Athleta, Wheaties and GK Elite Sportswear, have partnered with Biles. She reportedly derives a significant percentage of her revenue from her brand endorsements. Simone Biles is among the 25 highest paid athletes on Instagram, surpassing Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn in 2019 endorsed the launch of Dwayne Johnson’s Project Rock collection with Under Armour. Vonn also designed sportswear for the same. Its main sponsors include Oakley, Red Bull and GoPro to name a few.

Biles versus Vonn, who is the biggest Olympian in dollars?

As she prepares for the Winter Olympics, Biles keeps her fans excited to see the records she will break. In the meantime, she is very active on Instagram and frequently informs her followers of the latest events in her life through cheerful and inspiring photos, collages and short videos. With a position costing around $38,000, Biles has a net worth of $16 million.

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FORT WORTH, TEXAS – JUNE 06: Simone Biles reacts after competing on the vault during the senior women’s competition at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Dickies Arena on June 06, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Although he retired in February 2019, Vonn is still active. She became a writer in order to reflect on events in her life and share stories that would empower and inspire others. She can move from job to job as easily as skiing, whether it’s writing or running a successful business. With a position costing around $12,000, Vonn has a net worth of $12 million.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 13: Lindsey Vonn promotes her book ‘Rise: My Story’ in Midtown on January 13, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Beyond the dollar figures, no doubt, the sports world adorns itself with these sparkling gems. Who is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section.

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