|Real Name/Full Name
|Venus Ebony Starr Williams
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|V, Venus Williams
|Lynwood, California, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|17 June 1980
|43 years old
|In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
|Father – Richard Williams
Mother – Oracene Price
|4 (Serena Williams, Yetunde Price, Dylan Starr Williams, Lyndrea Price, Isha Price, Richard Williams III)
|Indiana University East
|Tennis Player, Entrepreneur
Venus Williams is a famous American professional Tennis Player who fought for equality for women tennis players and made sure that they are given equal prize money as men players. Venus was ranked No.1 World player for 19 weeks. She has won numerous prizes, including 4 Olympic Gold Medals. She has her own interior designing firm and clothing brand named EleVen.
Well, how well do you know about Venus Williams? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Venus Williams’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Venus Williams to date.
Biography and Early Life
Venus belongs to a family where everyone around her is connected to Tennis somehow. Her parents, Richard and Oracene, both are Tennis coaches. She grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida. At the age of ten, along with her sister, famous tennis player Serena Williams, she was enrolled into Rick Macci’s Tennis Academy.
In 1995, she left the institution to get training from her father at home. In 2007, she earned a degree in Art from Art Academy Fort Lauderdale. Besides her own sister, she also has three Half sisters named Yetunde Price, Lynda Price, and Isha Price. Yetunde was her assistant who got murdered by being shot in Compton, California, in 2003.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Venus Williams in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Venus Williams’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 26th February 2024 having been born on 17 June 1980. Though, she is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.
Because of her blooming sports career, her father started to home school her. Her father taught Venus high school studies. At the age of 11, she stopped playing competitive Tennis as her father gave more importance to her studies. To concentrate on her sports, she took a break until 2011. In 2011 she got herself enrolled in Indiana University East.
She started studying Business Administration. Venus made a deal with her university, which allows her to study from home to continue her games. She got her graduation degree four years later, in 2015. She wants to get an MBA degree in the near future after retiring from professional Tennis.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
In 2007, Venus started dating Hank Kuehne, who is a professional golfer. After a few months, the duo got engaged in Dec 2007. They never got married. Three years later, the couple canceled their engagement as they broke up the relationship. Three years later, it was rumored that Venus started dating Model Elio Pis, who was a signed model for her fashion brand. Elio was an underwear model.
They separated and called off their relationship in 2017, 4 years later. In that same year, Venus started to date Nicholas Hammond, who is a famous publishing heir. The media trailed the relationship as Nicholas is 12 years younger than Venus. However, the couple broke up in 2019. It was reported that Venus wanted to settle, but Nicholas was not ready to settle down and marry her.
Is Venus Williams Lesbian?
Venus Williams has dated few men till now. She has dated Hank for three years. She was also in a relationship with Nicholas for two years. In an interview, she revealed that she also wants to get settled after marrying her dream man. These facts and statements prove that her sexual orientation is hetero. So, it is safe to assume that she is straight.
At the age of 14, Venus Williams started playing professional tennis. Her first professional tournament was The Bank Of The West Classic’ in Oakland. She won the title after defeating Martina Navratilova. In 1997, she debuted in grand Slam singles, but she was out of the tournament after losing in the second round. She also played in the US Open but lost in the final match to Martina Hingis. At the age of 17, she was ranked number 22 on the world women’s tennis player’s list.
In the Australian Open, she defeated her younger sister Serena but lost in the quarter-finals. In the same year, she won Lipton International Players Championship in Florida. At the age of 18, she was ranked number 10.
She won 6 Wimbledon tournaments and 2 US Open. In 2000, she won two gold medals in the Olympics and the next two in 2008 and 2012. Venice has played 31 professional matches against her younger sister Serena and has only 19.
Venice was nominated and won the Teen Choice Award for extraordinary achievement in 2000 at the age of 20. In 2001 to 2002, and 2006, she won the ‘Best female tennis player ESPY award’ for her incredible talent, hard work, and dedication. IN 2003 She won NAACP Image Award. In 2005, she was nominated and won the prestigious Glamour Award for The Comeback. In 2006 she won the BET award for sportswoman of the year for her outstanding contribution to Professional Tennis.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Venus Williams in 2024
A recent article reveals that Venus has an estimated net worth of around $100 million as of 2024, which she has earned through her very successful professional Tennis career. Venus has endorsed famous commercial brands like Reebok, American Express, Cadbury, Apple iPhone, etc., from where she has earned a considerable sum of money. She also has her clothing brand, which is a famous clothing line.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Venus is a huge animal lover and has a dog named Harold.
- She practices a vegan food style to keep herself fit.
- She is the sister of Serena Williams, the major global lawn tennis superstar,6
Venus Williams is an inspiration to any sportsperson, especially women. She is active on her social media and has millions of fans from all over the world. She is a burning example of hard work and dedication.