Serena Williams Is America's First Self- Made Richest Athlete

Serena Williams Is America’s First Self- Made Richest Athlete

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Renowned tennis player, Serena Williams is worth $225 million from career prize winnings, a fashion brand, endorsements, and her own investment firm

The queen of the tennis court also reigns in other business interests, such as her fashion brand and her investment company.

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Forbes has released its list of America’s 80 richest self-made women with Serena Williams being added to the list. She graced the cover of the publication. She has become the first athlete to make the list of America’s richest self-made women, according to the publication. The 23-time winner has earned a lot of her paper in her endorsement deals, such as Nike and JPMorgan Chase and her clothing line, which showcased some of its collection at the New York Fashion Week this year (2019). Her investment portfolio, which is worth a whopping $10 million dollars focuses on e-commerce, food, fashion, and health, mainly founded by women, according to Daily Mail.

The athlete shared the news on her social media platforms saying, “Be the brand. Starting @Serena and @Serena.Ventures are just a few steps. Honored to be the first athlete on @Forbes #SelfMadeWomen list.” Other celebrities like Ciara, Lala, Beyonce’s mother, Tina Lawson, and Taraji P Henson congratulated her.”



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