Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player. She is the world number 1 in the WTA ranking. The 41-year-old is considered one of the best tennis players of all time along with her sister, Serena Williams. She remained at No. 1 in the WTA singles rankings for 19 weeks and became the first African American to do so in the open era. This article summarizes the net worth of Venus Williams, her tennis career, her accomplishments, her early life, and her boyfriends.
Venus Williams net worth and endorsements
So far, the American has won $ 42,173,992 for her tennis career in prize money. Venus Williams is the second-highest earning WTA after her sister Serena Williams. He also earns around $ 10.5 million from salaries, match-winning prizes, and endorsement deals. Venus is the sporting director of the Aston Martin brand. Williams currently resides on his $ 10 million oceanfront beach in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
She endorses brands like Nike, Wilson, Gatorade, Pepsi, Beats headphones, IBM, Intel, and many other major brands. In addition, he has had a small stake in the NFL team, the Miami Dolphins.
Venus Williams career
At the age of 14, she turned professional in 1994. She entered the top 100 in the rankings in 1997. Venus reached her first Grand Slam final in 1997. The American reached the US Open final where she lost to Martina Hinings. Venus defeated Joannette Kruger in the final of the IGA Tennis Classic in Oklahoma City to win her first WTA singles title.
In 1999, Venus Williams won her first Grand Slam title. He won the French Open doubles title with his sister Serena Williams. The following year, he won the individual Wimbledon titles. Additionally, she won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics against Elena Dementieva in the final. This began the dominance of the Williams sisters in tennis.
She reached No.1 in the WTA individual rankings in 2002 after winning the Mondial Australian Women’s Hardcourts and the Open Gaz de France. Her form continued to decline after 2005. Also, injuries made things worse for her.
Venus Williams: About
|Full name||Venus ebony Starr Williams|
|Date of birth||June 17, 1980|
|Place of birth||Lynwood, California, United States|
|Home||Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States|
|Education||Indiana University East
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
|Father’s name||Richard Williams|
|Mother’s name||Oracene Price|
|Get older||41 years|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lbs)|
|Favorite tennis player||Serena Williams, Roger Federer|
|Playing style||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Active years (senior career)||1994 – present (professional gamer)|
|Civil status||Single (Single)|
|Net worth||$ 95 million|
|Annual earnings||$ 10.5 million|
|Prize money||$ 41.89 million|
|Endorsements||Wilson, Electronic Arts, Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Nike, Gatorade, Pepsi|