4. DANICA PATRICK (AUTO RACING) – $60 MILLION
Danica Patrick is the most successful women in the history of American open-wheel racing. She is the only woman to win and IndyCar series race, and her third place finish at Indianapolis in 2009 is the best finish ever by a woman. She is the first female NASCAR driver to get a NASCAR Sprint series pole and her 8th place finish in the Daytona 500 is the best finish for a woman ever in that race.