Oracene Price Net Worth 2020, Bio, Education, Career, and Achievement.
Oracene Price is an American tennis coach, she is widely known for being both the mother and coach of Venus and Serena Williams, regarded among the best tennis players of all time.
Oracene Price was born as Brandy Price on April 3, 1952, in Saginaw, Michigan. Her father was an automotive worker.
At the age of 18, she graduated from Buena Vista High School and later went on to attend Western Michigan University.
She was married at an early age to Yusef Rasheed and had three daughters with him. Yetunde Price, her eldest daughter was a registered nurse, a beauty salon owner, and a personal assistant to Serena and Venus Williams.
Yetunde was shot in hate crime and passed away at the hospital, leaving behind three children. Oracene’s daughter Lyndrea Price is a Web designer and Isha Price is an attorney.
She married tennis coach Richard Williams, after the death of her husband Rasheed.
Oracene inculcated her spirited attitude in her daughters Venus and Serena Williams.
Richard Williams, a tennis coach himself took his daughters under his wing and trained them in tennis since they were about five years old.
Oracene also received formal training in tennis to be able to better explain to her daughters, the technical aspects of tennis.
Along with her husband, she pulled her daughters out of their training academy and coached them herself.
Leaving the family home, the Williams’ shifted to Florida and training their daughters there with the help of Rick Macci.
In spite of the many hardships she faced through her life, Oracene has always taught her daughter to not give in to the pressure.
Her contribution to the success of her daughters has often been overshadowed by the fact that she is their mother. She has kept her daughters focused on the game and has helped shape their career.
Oracene did not let her split with Richard Williams affect the game of their daughters. In fact, the two would regularly come together for Venus and Serena’s coaching sessions.
She has stuck by her daughters amidst controversies and hardships. In 2001, she supported her daughter during the criticism they faced for withdrawing from the Indian Wells tournament.
In 2003, when Serena Williams was booed by fans due to a complaint, Oracene stuck to her ground and strongly defended herself and Serena.
In the same year, she appeared as herself in the documentary s show ‘She Got Game’.The show was hosted by rapper ‘Game’ who wrote a song for Oracene’s daughter Yetunde Price after her death in 2003.
In 2004, along with her daughters Venus and Serena, Oracene appeared in ‘E! True Hollywood Story.’
Oracene has an estimated net worth of $100,000 – $1 million as of 2020. This includes her assets, money, and income.
Her primary source of income is her career as a tennis coach. Through her various sources of income, Oracene has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.