Tag: Venus Williams

Venus Williams is a no new name to the tennis game. Elder sister of Serena Williams, arguably the best player in the history of the game, Venus is no less. The 40-year old has 49 WTA titles to her name. In addition to this, the elder Williams sister is also a 7 times Grand Slam Winner. The Grand Slams include winning Wimbledon (5) and Australian Open twice.

Starting her life as a professional tennis player from an early age of 14, till now the American is a winner of cash prize $41,805,656. Additionally, this is enough to make her the second-highest prize winner in the history of female tennis. Besides, her net worth is USD 95 million.

Apart from the court, Venus also owns an athletic clothing line for women. The same is named as Eleven. Additionally, the story behind the opening of Eleven is to provide women with quality activewear to make them feel confident. Other than Eleven, the American also runs an interior design firm, V Starr in Florida. The whole philosophy of the firm is very simple- we do it right and we do it in time.

Moreover, she is able to earn approximately $5 million from the endorsements alone. Besides, along with younger sister, Serena, she also minorly owns the NFL team, Miami Dolphins. Other than these, she is also an integral backer of Ellevest which is a digital investment platform for women. Additionally, she also made an investment in a Beauty and Wellness company, Austria. Moreover, she now is the Chief Brand Officer of the same.

The former world number 1 is also active and outspoken on social media. Besides, she also speaks on social issues, including racism and sexism. Furthermore, she also has always remained a huge force in facilitating an equal pay scale.

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