If you’re a fan of Tennis, you know who Venus Williams. She is an absolute icon in the world of Tennis and sportsmanship. She had ranked no. 1 by the World Tennis Association. She is considered an absolute legend of the game. When she became no.1, she was the first African American woman to do so in the open era.
Not only this, she has several accolades to her name. This included 7 Singles, 14 Doubles, 2 Mixed Doubles Grand Slam finals. She has also earned several medals in the Olympics. Plus, she has made a mark for herself in several tournaments such as Wimbledon championship, US Open, Australian Open, French Open. Therefore, we thought of dedicating a write-up to this one gem of a player.
Venus Williams: Personal Life
The name of her parents are Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She was born in California in the 1980. Both of her parents are tennis players. She debuted as a professional tennis player at the age of 14. Since then she has managed to make a name for herself in the sport and around the world.
She had also faced several hardships during this journey. She was diagnosed with several diseases but managed to come out on top and has been performing consistently ever since.
Venus Williams: Net Worth
Now, words would not be enough to describe the excellence of this star. But, this stardom has also earned a large amount of net worth. It is estimated that she is worth about $95 million. She is one of the highest paid female athletes. She has earned about $42 million on the court itself.
Her net worth comes second only to her sister, Serena Williams. A large amount of earning is due to the promotional content. She signed with Reebok at the age of 14. Since then she has also partnered with Nike.