Serena Williams Net Worth – Serena Williams is an American professional worldwide tennis player, from Michigan. Her talent for the sport was first recognized when she attended the tennis academy of Rick Macci, at the age of 3. Williams also got recognized for her unique playing style.
Serena Jameka Williams was conceived in Saginaw, Michigan on 26th September 1981. She moved with her parents and her four sisters to Compton, California at the age of 3. Williams has three sisters and three brothers from her father’s earlier marriage.
Her father homeschooled her and her sister, Venus. When Williams was 9 the family moved from Compton to West Palm Beach in Californa so she could attend a tennis academy.
Her father pulled Williams out from the tennis academy when she was in ninth grade so he could coach her at their home; and he wanted her to focus more on school and tennis.
Serena and her older sister Venus Williams have been taught since they were kids how to play tennis by their father.
The sister’s famous signature style and play changed the look of the sport, and their sense of power, style, and presence made the sisters stand out from all the other tennis players.
Venus and Serena lived together for more than a dozen years in Palm Beach Gardens.
In 1999, Serena beat her sister Venus in their race to the family’s Grand Slam win. In 2008 Serena and Venus teamed up in the Beijing Games, where they took home a gold medal.
At the 2012 summer Olympics Williams got her fourth Olympic gold medal. At the 2015 U.S, Open Serena teamed up with her sister again. Everyone thought they make a perfect team, and they won the 2016 doubles championship, after their sixth Wimbledon game together.
A historic victory took place when Williams won her 23rd Grand Slam title after defeating Venus. After her win, she took the number one world ranking. Serena made a speech after her victory, where she quoted:
“I would really like to take this moment to congratulate Venus, she is an amazing person,” she said. “There is no way I would be at 23 without her. There is no way I would be at one without her. She is my inspiration, she is the only reason. I am standing here today and the only reason that the Williams sisters exist.”
Height and Weight
Height is 1.75 m
Weight is 84 kg.
- Espy Awards (Best Female Athlete, 2003, 2013)
- Glamor Award for The Athlete (2009)
- Teen Choice Award (Best female tennis player (2010, 2012, 2014)
- Laureus World Sports Award for this year (2010,2016, 2018)
- Espy Awards (Best Female Tennis Player, 2015-2017)
- Sports Person Of The Year (2015)
- BET Award for this year’s female athlete (2015-2017)
- Shorty Award for Best in Sports (2018)
Net Worth 2020
She has recently made a career comeback after taking a break due to her pregnancy. As of 2020, Serena Williams’ net worth is estimated to be roughly $180 Million.
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