Celebrity: Serena Williams
Date of Birth
The world champion American professional tennis player, Serena Williams who has a net worth of $180 million dollars was born on the 26th of September, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, however she was brought up in Compton, California.
Serena and sister Venus Williams who were guided towards tennis at an early age were home schooled to augment the amount of time available for training.
Serena Williams who has been ranked number one in the world five times and earned more prize money than any other female player in history, as of August 2013, had earned more than $70 million in career prize money to make her the highest earning female tennis player in history. Serena who has also won 18 singles Grand Slam titles and thirteen duplicates titles with her sister Venus Williams won gold medals at the Sydney, Beijing and London Olympics.
Serena who is also one of the most famous endorsement athletes in the world earns $15-20 million every year outside of tennis endorsing organizations like Nike and Kraft Foods. Serena who in 2004, inked a $40 million deal to create a fashion line with Nike, as of June 2016, is the current No. 1 positioned women’s’ professional tennis player on the planet.
Although as of July 15 2017, Serena’s on-court income that’s $85 million is enough to make her the highest female tennis player in history, notwithstanding her on-court earnings, she also ordinarily earns between $10 and $20 million every year from endorsements she has with several organizations including Nike, JP Morgan, Beats by Dre and Wilson.