The female athlete started a new era of power and athleticism on the women’s professional tennis tour. The famed figure we are talking about is none other than American tennis player Venus Ebony Starr Williams who is famous for being the first women to win an Olympic gold medal in singles and doubles along with her younger sister Serena Williams. She is currently ranked as world's no.9 in the WTA singles rankings.
Career and Progression:
Venus Williams introduced into her tennis career by her father on the public courts in Los Angeles. At the age of 10, the tennis player topped the United States Tennis Association junior tour proving her ability to be a tennis star. Her fastest serve was clocked during French Open tennis tournament at 128 miles per hour and her second fastest serve to be 127.4 miles per hour during the Zurich Indoors.
Afterward, the tennis star competed and defeated to Serena in the quarterfinals. In the Olympic Games, she became the first women to win an Olympic gold medal in singles and doubles partnered with Serena Williams. Moving on into her career, she achieved the title of First women in 70 years to win the Wimbledon Ladies Title having saved a Championship point in 2005. Additionally, the tennis star broke her own 2005 record as the lowest women’s seed to win Wimbledon’s single title in 2007.
How Much is Venus Williams Net worth?
The Olympic gold medalist Venus with her entire career works as a professional tennis player is believed to be enjoying a handsome salary. The tennis star has also held many lucrative sponsorship deals with the brands like Wilson, Electronic Arts, Kraft, Ralph Lauren and Tide, which has helped in adding up her salary. Based on some wiki sources, the professional tennis player has established an estimated net worth of 95 million dollars.
Is Tennis Star Venus Williams Engaged?
The tennis star has been ruling the headlines of the media due to her exceptional tennis career. She is famous for swinging for the fences and well-recognized sportswomen all across the world.
When we turn on the pages of her past dating affairs, we find that previously she was engaged to Hank Kuehne who was a pro golfer. Her boyfriend Hank accompanied her on the Wimbledon Championships in 2007. According to earnthenecklace, Venus has been dating him since early 2007 and got engaged on December 25. Everything was going well until they figured out their relationship wasn’t working and decided to separate in 2010.
Afterward, the great athlete Venus dated the Cuban model Elio Pis. She met with Elio in 2012 when he was modeling for fashion line ‘Eleven.’ The couple has been keeping their relationship status low profile and was last appeared together in the mid-2015.
There have been rumors as if she is pregnant. But as she hasn’t made any announcement regarding her pregnancy, the rumors and allegations turn to be gossips. However, her younger sister Serena Williams has a baby bump with her loving fiance Alexis Ohanian.
The model hasn’t announced if getting married and spending rest of her life with her husband falls under her plans or not. But her fans would always be delighted to see her with long term boyfriend Elio Together.
The American Tennis Star Venus was born in Lynwood California, United States. She was born in 1980 that makes her age 37, and she celebrates her birthday on June 17. The American national belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch. The athlete was born to her parents; Richard Williams and Oracene Price. In the family, she has siblings; Serena Williams, Dylan Starr Williams, Richard Williams III, Yetunde, Isha, and Lyndrea Price. The athlete attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Indiana University East.