Serena Williams needs no introduction. The former world No. 1 professional tennis player has made history winning 23 major single titles in the Open Era, win made by any male or female.
She has won 796 matches with wining 73 titles and has lost only 133 games.
What Is Serena Williams’ Current Position?
The 38 years old professional tennis player started her professional career in 1995. Her parents wanted her to wait until 16 to begin her professional journey. However, in 1995, she planned to made wild-card entry in Bank of West Classic in Oakland, California, but could not make it as she was only fourteen years old during the time.
Serena made her professional debut in October 1995 at Bell Challenge, but, could not win to Annie Miller. By 1999, she became successful in making it to the top ten players.
In early 2002, due to injury, she retired from the semifinal of Medibank International Sydney; however, she made a comeback from the Australian Open and has won numerous titles and matches since then.
She has won almost every tournament like the Australian Open, Wimbledon, French Open, and US Open.
Serena, who first made No. 1 on 8th July 2002, is currently on the position of eight, as of 24th February 2020. She was on the top for 319 weeks.
Serena was eight weeks pregnant when she competed for the Australian Open and won the title.
How Much Is Serena Williams’s Net Worth In 2020?
The 38 years top-class professional tennis player definitely is earning a hefty amount of money, not only from her playing career, but also from the endorsements, commercial deals, prize money, fashion line, appearances on the shows, books, and others. She also receives a considerable amount of money from her stakes in Miami Dolphins venture.
As of 2020, Serena Williams’s net worth is estimated to be around $180 million, whereas her husband, Alexis Ohanian‘s worth is $9 million. Together, the super couple shares the worth of $189 million. Now, the duo is also regarded to be one of the wealthiest couples in American history.
Briefly explaining about Serena Williams’s husband’s worth, sources like Forbes estimated his worth as $70 million, but many claimed it as $9 million. Her husband is the co-founder of Reddit, who is making massive cash from investments, business ventures, and entrepreneurship.
Do you know? Serena has collected $88 million as a total cash prize? The reported cash is around $50 million higher than other tennis players worldwide.
As a part of the contract, she signed a deal with Nike in 2004 for the worth of $40 million. She made $18 million per year only from endorsements.
Back in December 2018, Serena listed her Palm Beach Gardens, Florida mansion on sale that she owned with sister Venus. The house spreads to 8,489 square feet. It consists of six bedrooms and seven full and two half bathrooms. The worth of the villa was $2.695 million.
Likewise, in April 2019, she sold her Bel-Air, Los Angeles home for the worth of $8.1 million. She bought the mansion in 2006 for $6.62 million. She first asked $12 million for the house, but, later sold for $8.1 million.
Her Los Angeles house consists of seven bedrooms and six bedrooms. Her home features a spacious gym, 2.7 acres of gardens, impressive amenities, swimming pool, salon, private access to hiking, and others.
As of now, Serena lives in her Beverly Hills villa along with her husband and child. The pair bought the home in July 2019 for $9.6 million. It consists of five bedrooms, a game room, seven bathrooms, a swimming pool, a yoga room, a massage room, a tennis court, and covers the area of 6,000 square feet.
Donations And Charity Works
Serena has been active and involved in numerous charities and foundations. She is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Some of the charities and foundations supported are Build African Schools, Eva Longoria Foundation, I Heart My Girlfriends, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Global Goals, The HollyRod Foundation, World Education, Serena Williams Fund, Heats of Gold, Common Ground Foundation, Great Ormond Street Hospital, and others.
Serena also supports causes like Abuse, Children, Economic/ Business Support, Environment, Education, Gender Equality, Senior Citizen Support, Substance Abuse, Women, Water, Slavery & Human Trafficking, Education, Civil Rights, Homelessness, Hunger, Oceans, Physical Challenges, Health, Human Rights, Hunger, Fair Trade, and others.
Most recently, Serena donated $43 000 worth to the Australian bushfire relief fund after she won ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand; the first tournament she won after welcoming her daughter.
Likewise, her husband has also donated $1.75 million for an organization for tech skills.
Serena Wore $3.5 Million Worth Jewelry On Her Wedding
Serena, who is currently enjoying a healthy married life with husband Alexis Ohanian, first met him at Rome Cavalieri Hotel, Rome.
Her then-boyfriend proposed her with a $2 million engagement ring on 10th December 2016. She announced the engagement via Reddit, on 30th December 2016.
The pair tied the knot on 16th November 2017, in a super lavish star-studded wedding ceremony. Many A-list stars attended their special day. Some include Kim Kardashian West, Beyonce, Anna Wintour, and Kelly Rowland.
During the ceremony, she wore $3.5 million worth jewelry and wore three different designer dresses in the entire day. Two years before marrying, she gave birth to her first child, daughter.