Venus Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American Professional Tennis Player, and the sister of Serena Williams. She is ranked 16th in WTA singles rankings. Currently, she is playing in the US Open Tournament. In fact, it is her first grand slam after recovering from illness. She has cleared her first and second.
On Friday, she will play against her sister Serena Williams. Both of them said that it is hard for them to play. The Williams sister played against each other in Australian Open 1998. In this match, she defeated her younger sister Serena.
During 2002, she maintained her world no. 1 tennis player position. She is the first Afro-American to get the top place WTA singles rankings. In the initial days of training, Venus and Serena faced racial discrimination.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Profile
Serena Williams’ Sister was born in 1980 in Lynwood, California, USA. She celebrates her birthday on 17 June every year. Therefore, Venus Williams’ age is 39 years old, as in 2019. Furthermore, she is the daughter of Richard Williams (father) and Oracene Price (mother). However, her parents legally separated from each other in 2002. She has four sisters.
Their names are Serena Williams, Yetunde Price (half-sister), Isha Price and Lyndrea Price. Moreover, the names of his two brothers are Richard Williams III and Dylan Starr Williams (half-brother). She received her degree in Fashion Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 2007.
Soon, she got her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana University East. However, she stopped playing tennis in 2011. In addition to this, she was suffering from Sjogren Syndrome.
Presently, she is in a relationship with Nicholas Hammond. Earlier, she has dated Elio Pis (Cuban Model). She has linked with golf player, Hank Kuehne. Both of them broke up in 2010.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Venus Williams
- Venus is the winner of seven grand slam titles.
- In fact, William sisters played 14 doubles and won all of them.
- She started playing tennis at the age of 14.
- Her first match was in West Classic, California against Shaun Stafford.
- The star athlete is the first woman to win two gold medals in the Sydney Olympics 2000.
- She has received four gold medals in the Olympics.
- In 2000, she won Wimbledon and US Open grand slam.
- Then, she signed $40 million contacts with Reebok in the same year.
- She is a five-time champion of Wimbledon and two-times of US Open.
|Full Birth Name||Venus Williams.|
|Working As||Tennis Player.|
|Age (As of 2019)||39 years old (As of 2018).|
|Famous for||1. Being the sibling of Serena Williams.|
2. Playing US Open grand slam 2018.
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||17 June 1980.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Lynwood, California, USA.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|Current Residence||Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA.|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6′ 1″.|
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 75 Kg.|
Pounds: 165 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-26-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents|| Father: Richard Williams.|
Mother: Oracene Price.
|Siblings||Brother: Richard Williams III and Dylan Starr Williams (half-brother).|
Sister: Serena Williams, Yetunde Price (half-sister), Isha Price and Lyndrea Price.
|Dating History?||In a relationship with Austrailan-American actor Nicholas Hammond.|
|Boyfriend||1. Hank Kuehne (Golf Player).|
2. Elio Pis (Cuban Model).
3. Nicholas Hammond (Actor).
|Highest Qualification||1. Fashion Design degree from Indiana University East. |
2. Graduate in Business Adminstration from Indiana University East.
|College/ University||1. Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.|
2. Indiana University East.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.|
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net worth||$95 Million US Dollars (As on August 2019).|
|Annual Salary, Income & Earnings||$38 Million USD.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
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Net worth, Tennis Career & Earnings
The US-based tennis star has generated huge wealth in a couple of years. In fact, she is an achiever of big success in a career. Now, Venus is among the second-highest-paid tennis players in the world. Presently, Venus Williams’ Net worth is around $95 million US Dollars (approx.) as of 2018.
Serena Williams’ sibling earns $38 million in a year from her endorsements and business ventures. Furthermore, Williams is the founder of her own fashion line known as EleVen. She is CEO of V Starr Interiors based in Florida. Additionally, she appears on talk shows like Good Morning America and The Early Show.
In 2012, A Tennis Channel ranks her 22nd in 100 best tennis players of all time. She is on the 77th place in Top 100 Powerful Celebrities by Forbes 2009. However, she filed a complaint against WTA for the inequality of payment made to female tennis players for the matches.