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Venus Williams Net Worth 2022 | Salary, House, Cars, Wiki

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May 12, 2022

$95 Million

What is the net worth of Venus Williams?
The net worth of Venus Williams, an American professional tennis player, is $95 million. Williams is a former world number one and is widely credited with ushering in a new era of dominance on the women’s professional tennis circuit. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles three times and is considered the first African-American woman to accomplish this feat in the Open Era.

Early Years

Venus Ebony Starr Williams was born in Lynwood, California on June 17, 1980 to parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price. The Williams family relocated from Compton, California to West Palm Beach, Florida when Venus was 10 years old so that she and her sister Serena could attend Rick Macci’s tennis academy. When Venus was 11 years old, Richard Williams withdrew her and Serena from national junior tennis tournaments. Williams had a 63–0 record on the United States Tennis Association junior tour and was ranked No. 1 among Southern California’s under-12 players at the time. In 1995, Richard removed his daughters from Macci’s academy and assumed responsibility for their coaching.

 

Career

Williams turned professional at age 14 in 1994. In 1998, she made her Australian Open debut against her sibling Serena in the second round. This was their first match as professional tennis players against one another. Venus defeated Serena before losing in the third round to World No. 3 Lindsay Davenport. 24 times during their respective professional tennis careers, the Williams sisters faced each other across the net.

 

Williams has been the top-ranked female tennis player in the world three times for a total of 11 weeks. On February 25, 2002, she became the first Black woman in the Open Era to achieve this ranking. Venus Williams has reached the championship match of sixteen Grand Slam tournaments. She has also won 14 Grand Slam women’s doubles titles with her younger sister, Serena. The Williams sisters have never been defeated in Grand Slam doubles championships. Venus has won five singles titles at Wimbledon.

 

From the 2000 Wimbledon Championships to the 2001 U.S. Open, Venus enjoyed one of her most successful stretches in her professional career. In that year, she won four of the six Grand Slam tournaments. Her winning streak of 35 matches between the 2000 Wimbledon Championships and the 2000 Generali Ladies Linz tournament final is the longest since January 1, 2000. As of the 2020 Australian Open, she has participated in 85 Grand Slams, making her the all-time leader regardless of gender.

 

Williams has additionally won five Olympic medals: one in singles, three in women’s doubles, and one in mixed doubles. Williams trails only her sister Serena Williams among active players with 49 singles titles. She is also one of only two active female tennis players to have reached the finals of each of the four Grand Slam tournaments. Serena, her sister, is the other player.

 

In 2007, she launched her own clothing line, EleVen.

Williams published her first book, “Come to Win; on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession.” in late June 2010. To promote her book, she appeared on several talk shows, including “The Early Show” and “Good Morning America.”

 

Personal Facts

From 2007 to 2010, Williams was in a relationship with professional golfer Hank Kuehne. She began dating Cuban model Elio Pis in 2012. They met when he was hired by EleVen to model underwear. They were together until 2015. Venus dated publishing heir Nick Hammond from 2017 to 2019.

 

Yetunde Price, the older half-sister of Venus and Serena Williams, was murdered near the tennis courts in Compton where the sisters once trained in 2003. Price was the personal assistant of the Williams sisters. She was in her 31st year.

 

Venus and Serena became part-owners of the Miami Dolphins in August 2009.

 

Venus Williams is a Witness of Jehovah.

 

Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University East in 2015. Her ultimate objective is to acquire an MBA in the near future.

 

Venus Williams has been instrumental in the tennis struggle for equal pay. In fact, she considers achieving equal pay for women in tennis her greatest victory on or off the court.

 

On June 9, 2017, while driving in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, a car struck Williams’ SUV before she had completed the intersection. The accident resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man and the injury of another driver. Police initially stated that Venus was to blame for the accident; however, a month later, after reviewing surveillance footage, it was determined that Venus was not to blame.

 

Venus launched her #CoachVenus Instagram Live workouts in 2020 as a fundraiser for the Equal Justice Initiative. She is matching all charitable contributions. The mission of the Equal Justice Initiative is to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment, combat racial and economic injustice, and safeguard fundamental human rights.

 

Career Income

Venus had earned $38 million on the court as of 2017. This made her the second highest-earning female tennis player of all time, surpassing Maria Sharapova ($36.5 million) and placing her behind her sister Serena Williams ($85 million). By 2020, her career earnings had reached $40,500,000.

 

Venus typically earns between $5 and $10 million per year from endorsements off the court.

 

Real Estate Property

Early in 2019, Venus Williams spent nearly $10 million on a retirement home with its own beach and private cottage for her sister Serena on Jupiter Island, Florida. The primary residence has three bedrooms. The property features two guesthouses, lush tropical gardens, stunning ocean views, a pool, an outdoor kitchen, and a bar, but no tennis court.

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