The state of the athlete is estimated at $225 million.
American tennis player Serena Williams became the first athlete in history, who appeared in the list of the richest women in the world according to Forbes magazine, who was able to earn her own fortune. This is stated in the publication on Twitter.
Today the state of the sportswoman is estimated at $225 million.
In 2018, Serena Williams was in the first place in the Forbes list of the highest paid athletes. Her income was estimated at $18.1 million. And the prize money from participation in tournaments had only $62 thousand.
We will remind, Serena Williams — the four-time Olympic champion in single and female doubles and the owner of a non-calendar Grand slam in singles and doubles, and also the only one both among men and among women the owner of career “Gold helmet” in singles and doubles. In total, she won 38 Grand slam tournaments. After Margaret Smith Court, Williams takes second place in the number of titles in these singles tournaments (23).
Serena Williams is also a five-time winner of the final WTA championship and a record holder of the women’s professional tour in the amount of prize money earned. Outside the court, Williams has been successfully engaged in business, earning on the advertising contracts of approximately 12 million dollars per year and owning his own firm for the production of sports clothing Aneres Designs.
In November 2018, the former first racket of the world, a 37-year-old tennis player from the United States Serena Williams was recognized as the woman of the year by GQ magazine. At that time in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Williams took 16th place.