Maria Sharapova has set a watermark in the world of tennis. She is the five-times Grand Slam winner, who also has been entitled to several championships, including the French, US, and Australian Open, which has helped her to gain the first rank in Tennis five times.
Despite that, the winner of the ESPYs for Best Female Tennis Player (2014) got highlighted for the suspension by the International Tennis Federation for two years for using a banned substance during the game.
Is Maria Sharapova Married? Husband!
The professional tennis player Maria Sharapova is not married. However, she is currently dating the President of Paddle8, Alexander Gikes. The couple first appeared as a romantic couple at Los Angeles’ LAX airport in January 2018 and has been sharing quality moments ever since.
Together, Maria and her boyfriend even walked the red carpet at Met Gala in May 2019.
Maria Sharapova with her boyfriend, Alexander Gikes (Photo: GC Images)
In August 2019, the pair were speculated to have engaged when Maria was spotted with a ring on her finger. Despite the rumors, neither Maria nor Alexander confirmed their engagement story.
Dating Life- Past Relationships
Maria Sharapova has been through several relationships before dating Alexander. She dated the frontman of Maroon 5, Adam Levine, back in 2005 after they met during her 18th birthday. The same year, she was rumored to have dated Andy Roddick; however, neither of them confronted their relationship officially.
Similarly, in 2009, she hooked up with a professional basketball player Sasha Vujacic and got engaged in 2011. However, in early 2012, they called their engagement off.
Maria Sharapova with her ex-boyfriend, Sasha Vujacic (Photo: Getty Images)
After the split with Sasha, Maria moved on with Grigor Dimitrov, a Bulgarian tennis player in late 2012. They dated for nearly three years before they dispatched their romantical relationship in 2015.
The estimated net worth of Maria Sharapova is $135 million, which she accumulates through her career as a professional tennis player. She is also one of the highest-paid female athletes of all time.
Till the date, the Russian pro has won five Grand Slams, two French Open and one Australian Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. As a winner of the US Open in 2006, she bagged the prize of $303,490.
Not only that but, she is also the recipient of 40 career titles and with over $36 million in prize money. Apart from that, Maria earns a significant amount of fortune through an endorsement with brands like Nike and Head.
Daughter of parents, Uri and Yelena Sharapova, Maria Sharapova, was born on 19 April 1987 in Nyagan, Russia, She moved to the United States with her family at the age of sixteen. Later, she earned a scholarship to train at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy.