|Name||Maria Yuryevna Sharapova|
|Net Worth||$180 million|
|Age||34 years (born April 19, 1987)|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, US|
|Source of Wealth||Tennis prize money, endorsements, business ventures and investments|
|Endorsements||Nike, Tiffany, Motorola, Tag Heuer, Land Rover and Porsche|
|Endorsement Earnings||$250 million (career)|
|Philanthropy||Maria Sharapova Foundation|
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is one of the highest-paid female athletes in the world. Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia. She retired in 2020. She rose to prominence following her stunning victory over Serena Williams at the 2004 Wimbledon. She won a total of 36 titles, including five Grand Slam titles, during her career and attained the World No. 1 ranking as well. She is one of ten women to complete a Career Grand Slam. Sharapova’s success has gone beyond tennis as well. She was one of the most marketable athletes and her bevy of brand endorsements and business ventures led to her being one of the highest paid female athletes.Mario Sharapova has been celebrated in the tennis world for her mental toughness during her long and illustrious career.
How much is Maria Sharapova’s Net Worth in 2022?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth is estimated to be around $180 million.
Maria Sharapova’s Prize Money
Sharapova has a staggering estimated net-worth of $180 million. The Russian star was also the highest-paid female athlete in the world for 11 consecutive years
Maria Sharapova’s Endorsements
Sharapova's endorsement portfolio has been instrumental in making her one of the richest and most popular athletes across all sports. She topped Forbes' highest-paid female athlete list from 2006 to 2016, with a reported income of $30 million. Following her maiden Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon in 2004, the Russian was signed by Motorola as their brand ambassador. She also had a partnership with Gatorade from 2007 to 2009. During this time she collaborated with jewelry maker Tiffany, luxury watch brand Tag Heuer and soft drink giant Pepsi. Nike has been her clothing sponsor throughout her career, and in 2010 she signed a deal with them for $70 million, the most lucrative sponsorship offered to a female athlete. She also launched her own clothing line with Nike. In 2013 she became a brand ambassador for Porsche after signing a three-year deal with the carmaker.
Sharapova's sponsorship deals became less lucrative following her positive drug test and suspension in 2016. However, after her ban was reduced from two years to 15 months, many of them returned stating she hadn't willingly done anything wrong. She has earned around $250 million alone from endorsements during her career.
Maria Sharapova’s Investments
Maria Sharapova has relied not only on sponsorships, but has also used the capital from them to invest in or start various ventures of her own. She launched her own line of candy - "Sugarpova" - in 2013 and completely owns the brand. She also owns a stake in skincare brand Supergoop. Last year Sharapova appeared on "Shark Tank" and along with Mark Cuban became an investor in a workout equipment company. She recently entered the cryptocurrency space by investing in "Public.com," a company that allows people to buy and sell crypto stocks online.
Maria Sharapova’s House
Sharapova used to live in Florida, US earlier but moved to Los Angeles, California some time ago. She was involved in designing and coming with the plans of her LA home. The inspiration for designing the house was based on Japanese architecture and minimalist aesthetic. The stunning residence is reflective of her style. The three storey home is surrounded by spectacular views and comes with the best possible amenities.
Maria Sharapova’s Car
During her career she was a brand ambassador for Porsche, so it’s quite obvious she’ll own a couple of cars from them. Her car collection includes the Panamera GTS, the Boxster Spyder and Cayenne Turbo.
Maria Sharapova’s Charity
The Russian has established the Maria Sharapova Foundation and has contributed to various social causes. She has donated $100,000 to Chernobyl related projects. In partnership with the UNDP, she has even set up a scholarship fund worth $210,000 for Belarusian students who live in areas affected by the Chernobyl disaster. In 2007, she was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for the UNDP and donated a further $210,000 to Chernobyl related projects undertaken by the organization.
How old was Maria Sharapova when she won at Wimbledon?
Sharapova was 17 years old when she won Wimbledon in 2004.
Is Maria Sharapova a US citizen?
While Sharapova has been a US citizen since 1994, she hasn’t renounced her Russian citizenship. She represented Russia throughout her career and prefers her native country because of the culture.
How tall is Maria Sharapova?
She is 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) tall.
How many Grand Slam titles has Maria Sharapova won?
Sharapova won five Grand Slam titles during her career. She won the French Open twice, in 2012 and 2014. She won Wimbledon in 2004, the US Open in 2006 and the Australian Open in 2008.