06. Sophia Young – $9.6 Million
Sophia Yvonne Ashley Young (born December 15, 1983) is a retired Vincentian/American professional women’s basketball player with the San Antonio Stars in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Born in Saint Vincent, West Indies, Young attended Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.
Young was an All-American at Baylor University and helped lead the team, nicknamed the Lady Bears, to their first National Championship during the 2005 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament, defeating Michigan State University.
She is one of only four women in NCAA history to score 2,000 points, grab 1,000 rebounds, collect 300 steals, as well as dish out 300 assists.