In 2016, Serena Williams won her 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, which helped her step a step ahead of Steffi Graf’s record of 22 Grand Slam titles.
She has a total of 72 singles titles and 23 doubles titles under her belt.
American professional tennis player and former world number one, Serena Williams, has an estimated net worth of $170 million. She has been ranked number one in the world five times and has
earned the most prize money by any female athlete ever ($36 million).
She has won gold medals at the Sydney, Beijing and London Olympics. She continues to be the
most attractive player in the game of tennis.
Serena Williams’ Salary
Serena Williams has dominated the sport for 15 long years. She’s won 86% of her matches, with
an Open-era record of 23 Grand Slam singles titles. Her career prize money of $84 million is more than twice as much as any other female athlete's.
Serena has also amassed a fortune in multiple product endorsements, earning $15-$20 million a year. She has also worked with Puma over the years, and in 2004, signed a $40 million deal to create a fashion line with Nike. She wears her fashions on the court when she plays in tournaments.
In addition, she has her own designer apparel line and launched a handbag and jewelry line in 2009. Her line is primarily sold on the Home Shopping Network.
Williams also has endorsement deals with Gatorade, Delta Air Lines, Audemars Piguet, Aston Martin, Pepsi, Beats by Dre headphones, Mission Athletecare, Berlei bras, OPI Products, OnePiece, IBM, Mini, Intel, Tempur and Chase Bank.
With all of her businesses, Serena earns over $8 million a year. Her net worth is estimated tobe upwards of $150 million and is only expected to rise in the coming years.