When the History of tennis is told it will not be complete without a mention of Serena Williams. The woman who has been in the sport for as long as many can’t even remember has played a very important role in the sport. American Serena is considered the greatest tennis player of all time and has remained at the top of the world rankings for 319 weeks a record that only two other women have broken in the past. Find more details about her Husband Baby’s Net Worth Father Height Weight Body.
Serena Williams Bio
Born on 26 September 1981 Serena Jameka Williamson in Michigan the tennis star was raised with her sister Venus and her three half-sisters by her parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price. The girl who would later impress tennis fans grew up as the youngest child in the family.
At a very young age, Serena and Venus started playing tennis. At the time Serena was only three years old. Both girls were educated at home by their mother and father who also coached them in tennis. Growing up Serena had always wanted to be a tennis champion.
At the tender age of fourteen, Williams was eager to make her debut in the World Tennis Association. Unfortunately, she was not allowed to do so and instead of being patient, resorted to a legal battle. Fortunately though, two years later she withdrew her complaint and made an impressive statement in court with her performance.
In 2002, she achieved a major milestone by becoming the first person to defeat her sister Venus and win Wimbledon. This was just the beginning of her remarkable journey in tennis as she went on to become a dominant figure on the court over the years, inspiring many people around the world. She had an incredible year with 8 singles titles including three Grand Slams titles which cemented her place at number one for that year.
Over the years Serena has recorded a final in 29 Grand Slam tournaments winning 23 titles. She also appeared in 14 women’s doubles and won them all with Venus. For mixed doubles, she won 2 of the 4 in which she appeared.
Serena Williams’ Net Worth
Serena has already made a name for herself in the world of sports. In doing so she has also acquired a lot of wealth herself. This was done mainly in the form of its earnings and endorsement contracts. She has also made money from entertainment with her appearances on television shows and the sale of her books.
As a result, Serena has a net worth of more than $150 million. Nevertheless, she still ranked among the “Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes in 2017“. What is even more interesting is that she is the only female athlete on the list of people who defined sport in the year.
According to the magazine, Serena Williams won an $84 million award for her career. That means she’s $50 million richer than any other tennis player. In addition to the many titles she has won Serena has had endorsement contracts with many companies’ products and brands including Nike Beats by Dre JP Morgan Chase and many others.
With $150 million in her name, Williams has a husband whose net worth is also huge given that he founded a business worth $1.8 billion.
Father and family
Her father and mother divorced in 2002. Then her father married a much younger woman whom he divorced later. According to the 75-year-old man his 38-year-old wife Lakeisha stole his social security cheques before leaving him in 2016 for someone with a criminal past. He also told the court that in an attempt to transfer his property, she had falsified his document. The two were married in 2010 and have a son named Dylan before divorcing in 2017.
Serena Williams’ Husband and Baby
Serena Williams is married to Alexis Ohanian co-founder of Reddit. The two have been together since 2015 after meeting by chance. Of Armenian – American and German origin Alexis is 2 years younger than the tennis legend but as it is said that age is only a number the two had a new relationship but finally got married on November 2017. The wedding that took place in New Orleans at the Contemporary Arts Center took place after their engagement in December 2016.
Before the exchange of vows Serena and Alexis already had a daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. born on September 1, 2016, in West Palm Beach Florida. Baby Alexis also has celebrity status, especially on social media.
In order to give back the tennis queen created the Serena Williams Fund which she uses to promote equity in education and help victims of senseless violence. she also founded the Williams Sisters Fund in 2016 alongside her sister Venus.
Williams has also been in entertainment as she has appeared in television shows and video clips. She has provided vocals for The Simpsons Higglytown Heroes Loonatics Unleashed Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. Serena has also participated in Drop Dead Diva ER Hair Show Law & Order: Special Unit for Victims and My wife and children.
She was in Common’s music video I Want You which also had Kanye West and Alicia Keys as well as in Beyoncé’s music video Sorry.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
A very athletic woman who has done many almost impossible things or thoughts so Serena is both well built and very beautiful. Here are her measurements:
Height: 5.9 Inches (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70kg)
Bra Size: 36D
Body Measurements: 40-28-44
Quick Facts About Serena Williams
|Real Name||Serena Jameka Williams|
|Nickname||Meka, Momma Smash|
|Height||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet- 5′ 9″
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Naturally Black (Dyed Brown)|
|International Debut||Turned pro in 1995|
|Nature on field||Cool|
|Achievements (main ones)||• Winner of 22 Grand slams. • 71 singles WTA titles. • She achieved the No. 1 ranking in July 2002. • She has won 768 games in her career while losing only 127.|
|Career Turning Point||After winning her first Grand Slam in 2002, there was no looking back for Williams.|
|Date of Birth||26 September 1981|
|Age (as in 2019)||38 Years|
|Birth Place||Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|Hometown||Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A|
|College||The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale|
|Family||Father– Richard Williams (Divorced)
Mother– Oracene Price (second from right)
|Hobbies||Acting, Reading, Watching Movies|
|Favorite Food||Fried Chicken Sushi|
|Favorite Film||Mama- There’s a man in your bed|
|Favorite Actor||Not known|
|Favorite Singer||Mariah Carey & Brandy|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Keyshawn Johnson (2002-2003), Brett Ratner (2004-2006), Common (on and off from 2007-2010), Jackie Long (2007-2008), Hosea Chanchez (2008), Amar’e Stoudemire (2010), Patrick Mouratoglou (2012), Grigor Dimitrov (2012), Alexis Ohanian (2015)|
|Cars Collection||Bentley Supersports|
|Net Worth||$145 Million|