Net Worth $150 Million (June, 2016)
Date of Birth: September 26, 1981
Born: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Occupation: Athlete, Tennis Player
Source of Wealth: Prize Money, Endorsements
About Serena Williams
The American professional Tennis star is standing today at a net worth of 150 Million USD, according to Forbes. She is ranked as number one in women singles. She has won more than 20 Grand Slam Singles titles and Olympic Golds. Williams along with her sister Venus started playing tennis as early as at the age of 3.
Her excellence and brilliance in work is the only factor to make her a rich woman. She has made a record career prize of $77.6 million that no other female athlete has been able to break.
Besides the prize money, her wealth is contributed by public appearances and endorsements with Nike being her biggest corporate backer. The five year deal with Nike earned her $40 million. Besides Nike, her other endorsements include big brands including Chase, Beats, Delta Airlines, IBM, Pepsi, Audemars Piguet, Kinder Joy, Burlei and Wheels Up.
Williams was also among the 25 Most Intriguing People in 2002 according to People Magazine. She was also among the 50 Most Inspiring African-Americans, Essence Magazine.
Williams also owns a “Aneres” clothing line at the Home Shopping Network and a small stake at the NFL’s Miami Dolphins with her sister.