|Full Name||Venus Williams|
|Age||40 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Queen V|
|Famous As||Tennis Player|
|Birth Place||Lynwood, California, U.S|
Venus Ebony Starr Williams, professionally often called Venus Williams is among the legendary skilled tennis gamers. She is among the profitable tennis gamers of all time. She is the sister of one other legendary tennis participant, Serena Williams, with who she received 14 Grand Slams in ladies’s doubles. She reached World No. 1 rating thrice. She has received 49 singles titles in her profession, trailing solely her sister, Serena Williams. She has received 21 Grand Slams in her profession, 7 in singles, and 14 in doubles. She received all of her 14 Grand Slam doubles titles together with her sister Serena.
She is the one tennis participant to have received a medal at 4 Olympic Games, having received 4 gold medals in Olympic, one in ladies’s singles, and three in ladies’s doubles.
She has over 1.2 million followers on her Instagram @venuswilliams.
What is Venus Williams Famous For?
- One of the preferred Tennis gamers.
- Sister of Serena Williams.
Where was Venus Williams Born?
Venus Williams was born on 17 June 1980. Her beginning identify is Lynwood, California within the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to a father, Richard Williams, and a mom, Oracene Price. She has a youthful sister, Serena Williams. Venus and Serena Williams are the one full siblings. They have a number of half-siblings on each paternal and maternal sides. She considers herself to be one in every of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She belongs to African-American ethnicity. Her horoscope is Gemini.
The Williams sisters had been a wonderful tennis participant from their younger age. The Williams sisters grew up in Compton, California. The Williams household moved to West Palm Beach, Florida when Venus was 10 years previous. The household moved there in order that the Williams sisters might attend Rick Macci’s tennis academy. The Williams sisters competed in a number of junior tournaments. However, their father Richard stopped sending them to junior tournaments for racist motivation. He had allegedly heard dad and mom of different gamers disparage the Williams sisters throughout tournaments. Venus Williams held a 63-0 report on the United States Tennis Association junior tour. She was ranked No. 1 among the many U12 gamers in Southern California. Her father pulled The Williams sisters out of Macci’s academy in 1995 and took over all teaching at their house.
Venus Williams Career Timeline
- Venus Williams turned skilled on 31 October 1994. She was solely 14 on the time.
- She performed her first skilled event, the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland. She was defeated by eventual winner Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (then No. 2).
- She earned her first win over a prime 20 ranked participant in opposition to then No. 18 Amy Frazier within the second spherical of the event in Oakland.
- She earned her first win over a prime 10 ranked participant in opposition to then No.9 Iva Majoli within the third spherical of Indian Wells in 1997.
- She made her Grand Slam debut within the 1997 French Open, the place she reached the second spherical.
- She made her Wimbledon debut in 1997, the place she misplaced within the first spherical.
- She made her US Open debut in the identical yr. She reached her first Grand Slam closing as effectively. She misplaced to Irina Spirlea within the closing.
- She ended the yr 1997 rating at No. 22.
- She met her sister Serena on the courtroom for the primary time on the 1998 Australian Open. Venus defeated Serena within the second spherical.
- She received her first singles title of her profession, IGA Tennis Classic in Oklahoma City in 1998.
- She reached the highest 10 rankings for the primary time after she defeated then No.1 Hingis within the semifinal of the Tier I Lipton International Players Championships in Key Biscayne, Florida. She was ranked at No. 10.
- Williams received two combined doubles titles, the Australian Open and the French Open with Justin Gimelstob in 1998.
- She completed the yr 1998 rating at No. 5.
- She received her first title on clay on the Betty Barclay Cup in 1999. She defeated Mary Pierce within the closing.
- The Williams sisters paired collectively and went on to win the French Open in 1999.
- Williams received the singles rubber and the doubles rubber (with Serena Williams) within the Fed Cup.
- Williams completed the yr 1999 rating at No. 3.
- Williams missed the primary 5 months of 2000 as a result of tendinitis in each wrists.
- She received her first Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2000. She defeated Lindsay Davenport within the closing. The Williams sisters received the ladies’s doubles titles as effectively.
- She later went on to win 4 extra Wimbledons (2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008).
- The Williams sisters additionally received 6 Wimbledon in doubles (2000m 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016).
- In 2000, she defeated Davenport within the closing to win her first US Open. She received her second US Open within the following yr.
- She received her first gold medal on the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She additionally received the doubles gold medal together with her sister Serena. The pair later received gold medals in doubles within the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics.
- The William sisters additionally received 4 Australian Open in doubles (2001, 2003, 2009, and 2010).
- As a pair, the William sisters received two US Open doubles titles (1999 and 2009), two French Open doubles titles (1999 and 2010).
- The Williams sister didn’t compete in Indian Wells event as a result of Venus Williams ‘boycott’ controversy in 2000.
- She reached the world No. 1 for the primary time on 25 February 2002. She was the primary African-American girl ever to carry the rating. She held the No. 1 place for less than 3 weeks.
- She retained her place at No. 1 after she reached the French Open closing in 2002.
- Her sister Serena Williams changed her at No. 1 after she misplaced to Serena within the Wimbledon closing.
Who is Venus Williams Dating?
Venus Williams is single thus far. However, she has connected with a number of personalities previously. She dated golfer, Hank Kuehne. Their relationship led to 2010. From 2012 to 2015, she dated Cuban mannequin Elio Pis. Pis was initially employed as an underwear mannequin for her clothes line. From 2017 to 2019, she dated publishing inheritor Nicholas Hammond.
How Tall is Venus Williams?
Venus Williams stands at a top of 1.85 m i.e. 6 ft and 1 inch tall. She has an athletic physique construct. She has a physique weight of 165 lbs i.e. 75 kg. Her physique measurements are 35-26-35 inches. She wears a bra of measurement 34B. She has darkish brown eyes and her hair shade is black. Her shoe measurement is 6(US).
What is Venus Williams Net Worth?
Venus Williams is among the in style and most profitable tennis gamers. She has received a number of titles in singles in addition to in doubles together with her sister, Serena. As of early 2020, Venus has received over $41.8 million in prize cash from her skilled profession. She is the second-highest prize money-winning feminine tennis participant of all time. Her sister Serena has received $92.7 million thus far. She had additionally earned multi-millions of fortune from her endorsement profession. Forbes journal had ranked her 77th within the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities in June 2009.
Besides tennis, she has additionally ventured into a number of companies. She is the CEO of her inside design agency, V Starr Interiors. She teamed up with retailer Steve & Barry’s in 2007 to launch her personal style line, EleVen. her clothes line, EleVen debuted on the 2012 New York Fashion Week. Venus alongside together with her sister Serena turned part-owners of the Miami Dolphins in 2009. The Williams sisters turned the primary African-American ladies to acquire possession in an NFL franchise. Besides her skilled profession and enterprise, she additionally earned from her e book gross sales. She had launched her debut e book, Come to Win; On How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession in 2010. Her e book was positioned within the Top 5 of The New York Times Best Seller List. In conclusion, she has earned fairly a fortune from her profession. Her web price is estimated at $95 million at current.