Tennis Star Serena Williams, 40, earns a net worth of $240M from her businesses and investments. She is the third richest tennis player, behind Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.
Highest-paid female athletes
According to The National News, Forbes estimated that Williams earned a total of $45.9 million in pre-tax earnings last year, putting her in the second position on the list of the world’s top 10 highest-paid female athletes. Six on-court tournaments brought in a total of $900,000 in revenue. Her net worth has increased to $240 million, representing a rise of $15 million every year.
Over the course of her 27-year professional career, Williams has earned more than $94 million in prize money, more than twice the amount earned by any other female athlete. Williams has a variety of cash streams, as evidenced by an Instagram post she shared with her followers.
Williams business empire
As reported by The Sun, in 2018, Williams established her own direct-to-consumer clothing line, S by Serena. She also holds a 0.5 percent share in the Miami Dolphins, a professional football team. She also signed a first-look television agreement with Amazon Studios in April 2021, which involves the production of a docuseries about her.
Williams was also one of the prominent investors in the NFT platform Bitski in a fundraising round disclosed in May 2021.
According to Crunchbase, she has made investments in more than 40 firms through her company, Serena Ventures. She launched the company in 2014, and she prefers to invest in early-stage ventures in the sports, health, and technology industries.
It also stated that Healthcare business, education technology platform Fiveable, recipe start-up Foody, and Indonesian coffee chain Kopi Kenangan, which is now considered one of the country’s unicorns, are just a few of the companies in which she has invested.
Williams also owns a number of multimillion-dollar properties in the United States, including a $6.9 million property in Beverly Hills, California, another in Miami, Florida, and a flat in Paris, France.