Serena Williams net worth, husband, biography, news

3rd Dec. 2017, 07:26 am
Serena Williams net worth, husband, biography, news
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  • Birth Name: Serena Jameka Williams
  • Nationality: American
  • Net Worth: $ 150 million
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Serena Williams is a prominent American professional tennis player who is best known for being ranked number one in singles eight times from 2002 to 2017. Serena Williams net worth is known to have been amassed from her remarkable work in Gland Slam tournaments and Olympic games. Serena Williams biography is given below.

Synopsis

American tennis champion, Serena Williams is the first in all-time ranking in the female category in WTA records. Serena Williams net worth is known to be high and sourced from the prize money that she gets from her successful matches at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open.

Early Life and Education

Serena Jameka Williams was born on 26th September 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S. She was born to parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price. Serena spent most of her childhood days with her sister Venus and her half-sisters Yetunde, Lyndrea, and Isha Prince.

She moved to Compton, California along with her family. At the tender age of three, Williams had already begun playing tennis. Then at the age of nine, she moved to West Palm Beach, Florida with her family to learn tennis from Rick Macci.

Professional Career


Serena Williams won her very first Grand Slam tournament in 1999 in the US Open against Martina Hingis. Williams has won the Australian Open in Grand Slam Singles 7 times and the Wimbledon 7 times as well. Serena won the Grand Slam Cup in 1999.

In the Grand Slam doubles, she has won Australian Open 4 times, French Open 2 times, Wimbledon 6 times and US Open two times. Serena has competed in the Olympics since 2000.

She has won a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney, 2008 Beijing, 2012 London Olympics for the category of doubles. She also won a  gold medal in singles at 2012 London Olympics.




Fashion and entertainment

Williams is not just known for sports but also for fashion and entertainment. She had a special line with Puma and then in 2004, she signed a deal with Nike worth $ 40 million for a line.

She has since been running her designer apparel Aneres. She then became a certified nail technician in 2010 for her company HairTech. She also appeared on the cover of Vogue making her the first black female athlete to do so.

Williams has appeared in a few episodes of many TV series like The Simpsons, My Wife and Kids, Hir Show, Punk’d, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Venus and Serena, 7 Days in Hell, Lemonade, and more.

Net Worth and Salary




Serena Williams net worth is estimated to be $ 150 million as per Forbes magazine in 2016. Serena Williams net worth has led her to become the only women to be listed as the “100 Highest Paid Athletes in 2017” by Forbes magazine.

Serena Williams net worth comes from her annual salary of $ 27 million in 2017. Serena Williams net worth has led her to become one of the most respected and renowned female athletes in the world.

Personal Life

Serena was in a relationship with rapper Common until 2010. Serena Williams husband is Alexis Ohanian. Serena Williams husband is the co-founder of Reddit. The couple got engaged on 29th December 2016.

Serena Williams news is often the talk of the town but what mostly drew attention was when she posted a sideways picture of herself showing her belly on Snapchat and captioned the picture 20 weeks. It was later revealed that she was pregnant.




She gave birth to a baby girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. The couple got married in New Orleans on 16th November 2017. She has endorsed brands like Delta Air Lines, Aston Martin, Beats by Dre, Pepsi, IBM, Mini, ChaseBank, and more. She is also the Chief Sporting Officer of Aston Martin.

Body Measurements

Serena Williams stands tall at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. She has a body measurement of 40-28-44 inches from the breast, waist to hips which resulted in a perfect pear-shaped figure. She has a shoe size of 10 and a dress size of 16. She has a bra size of 36D and weighs 70 kgs.

Awards and nomination

Serena Williams has won many WTA awards since 1999. She was awarded the Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, BET Award for Female Athlete of the Year, Laureus World Comeback of the Year, Doha 21st Century Leaders Awards – Outstanding Leadership, United States Sports Academy Female Athletes of the Year Award, and more.




Social Media Following

Serena Williams biography can be found on many sports-related sites and Wikipedia. Serena Williams news can be viewed in many sites and also her social media accounts have details regarding her day to day life. Williams twitter account has more than 10 million followers while her Instagram account has 7.1 million followers.




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