American tennis superstar Serena Williams has been there and done it all with regard to the sport. Despite announcing her retirement this year, hers is a career that many can only dream of.

Williams rose to no.1 in the rankings at her peak and won many titles in what has been a fulfilling career for the veteran.

She is widely rated as one of the most dominant tennis players, having won an astonishing total of 73 career titles, which puts her fifth on the all-time list.

Biography and age

Serena Williams was born in Saginaw, Michigan, on September 26, 1981, and is currently 41 years old.

She started playing tennis at the age of four when her family moved to California, where she dedicated much of her time to tennis due to the fact that she was homeschooled.

Williams made her professional debut in October 1995 at the Bell Challenge in Quebec, but things didn’t go according to plan as she was beaten in the first qualifying round.

She, however, recovered to become one of the greatest athletes in history, with numerous titles and multiple Olympic gold medals to her name.

Height and weight

Serena Williams has a height of 1.75 meters and weighs 70 kilograms.

Family, husband, children, parents, siblings

She was born to Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She has four sisters from her maternal side – Venus, her full elder sister and three half-sisters, Yetunde, Lyndrea, and Isha.

The tennis superstar also has seven paternal half-siblings. Williams is married to American internet entrepreneur Alexis Kerry Ohanian and the couple is blessed with a daughter called Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

College Attended

Williams attended the Driftwood Academy before proceeding to college to study fashion at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida.


During her active career, she was coached by her parents Oracene Price and Richard Williams.

Tennis ranking

Due to her inactivity, Williams is currently ranked no. 380 in the world.

Prize money, salary, and net worth

She has earned over $90 million in prize money in her career and is estimated to be worth around $250million.

Instagram and Twitter handles

She has over 10 million followers on Twitter and 15.9 million followers on Instagram.