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Updated: 2013-08-06 16:27
6. Kim Yu-na, South Korea
Total earnings: $14 million
South Korean figure skating Kim took a year off from competing, but returned last winter to capture her second World Championship in February. Kim is the headline act in the All That Skate figure skating show and she is a staple on TV in South Korea thanks to commercials for her dozen sponsors including Samsung Electronics, Korean Air and KB Financial. Kim is expected to be one of the leading stars at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na speaks during a meeting to solidify resolve to win medals at the Sochi 2014 and the Pyeong Chang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, at Taereung National Training Center in Seoul, July 7, 2013. [Photo/Agencies]