Serena Williams, is one of the biggest names in women’s professional tennis world and has her earnings grossing to the amount of $100 million. She along with her sister are from Michigan and grew up in Compton and were home tutuored and introduced to the game of tennis at a very young age. She has been the holder of number one position for more than five times and has been the most successful in terms of receiving prize money among all women players. She holds 17 singles’ Grand Slam titles and 13 doubles’ titles where she teamed up with her sister Venus. She has been decorated with 3 gold medals in Sydney, Beijing and London Olympics and is favourite for endorsements with deals amounting to $ 15 million with Nike and Kraft foods.
Serena Williams Facts:
1. Serena started playing pro tennis when she was just 14 years old.
2. She along with her sister are stake holders in Miami Dolphins.
3. She has lent her voice for TV shows like Avatar: The Last Airbender and has even appeared in The Simpsons.
4. Having five siblings, Serena iss allergic to peanuts and can not stand darkness due to her fears.
5. She loves the show Golden Girls and Beyoncé, Brandy, and U2 are her favourite music choice.
6. In 2006 when she had to take a break from tennis, her rankings fell down to 95 and she landed herself at number 1 within two years.
Height in Feet – 5.75 feet
Height in Inches – 68.9 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 10.5 inches – 6’2″
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 70 Kg /154.3 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) – 40-28-44 inches
Bra Size(Cup) – 36D
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 26th September, 1981 & 32 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $90 Million
Eye Color – Black
Shoe Size(US) – 10
Above are the most likely body measurements of Serena Williams.
Serena Williams Controversies and Relationships:Williams sisters’ follow Jehovah’s Witnesses who do not indulge in act of voting, however they voted for US President Barack Obama. She was in relationship with the rapper Common, however they ended their relationship in 2010.
Serena Williams Brands and Endorsements:Serena is known for extraordinary and vibrant attire during the matches which is reflected by her previous matches. She shocked everyone by appearing in a black catsuit made of lycra in 2002 US Open, then in 2004 with her denim skirts and boots with height till her knees. Though she was not allowed to play matches in her boots by the officials of the prestitgious tournament. Her queer dressing sense was at top in her appearance in Wimbledon in 2008 by clothing in a white trench coat despite of the hot and sunny weather. She wore almost a topless gown for the London premiere of the movie After the Sunset in 2004.
Serena had her own fashion line with Puma and later with Nike for her sports’ gear. She has this deal with Nike for an amount of $40 million. She has her own clothing brand called “Aneres”, handbags and jewelry collection titled Signature Statement and nail collection called HairTech for which she herself became a nail technician with requisite certificates.
She has even resolved to contribute to charity and established her own school in Matooni, Kenya called Serena Williams Secondary School. Her work on breast cancer landed her prized with the Celebrity Role Model Award from Avon Foundation. She has even been working for youth risks and gave up her preparations for Australian Open in 2010 on the final day along with other tennis stars to raise funds for Haiti earthquake victims.
Among various prizes with which Serena has been garnered, she’s also the beholder of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater L.A. and Inland’s “Young Heroes Award” and “Family Circle and Prudential Financial Player Who Makes a Difference Award.”