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Venus Williams

United States
Net Worth $ 62 Million
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Born on: 17th Jun 80 Born in: United States Marital status: Single Occupation: Tennis player
Svelte and powerful, Venus is an accomplished professional tennis player known for her sensational fast serve, brilliant two-handed backhand, strong volley, hard-hitting groundstroke and unbelievable agility on court. She is thefirst African American in the world to win the World No.1 title and having fought for equalization of prize money, she is the first woman to receive prize money on par with her then Wimbledon champion Roger Federer, in Wimbledon 2007. Her major tennis achievements include 21 Grand Slams and 3 Olympic gold medals. She holds the unbeatable record for the fastest serve by a female tennis player at 128.6 mph. Struggling between tennis, endorsements (for Wilson, Electronic Arts, Kraft, Ralph Lauren and Tide), and her own fashion line “EleVen” and as the CEO of her Florida-based interior design company “V Starr Interiors”, Venus Williams’ net worth is estimated to be about $60million USD. She is also a limited partner of Miami Dolphins (NFL), along with Serena. According to a Forbes survey, she was the 3rd highest paid female tennis player in 2011, after Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki. Venus is famous for her bright, racy outfits and bold accessories that she designs in EleVen with retailer Steve & Barry’s. Through V Starr Interiors, she has lent a fresh perspective to luxurious interior designing in Florida, Miami, Washington D. C., Los Angeles, Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens. Venus actively supports social causes and did a runway show for the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute. She is the Ambassador of GenderEquality for the UNESCO-Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Gender Equity Program.  The Venus & Serena Williams Tutorial/Tennis Academy of Los Angeles promotes overall development of an individual combining academics and sports, and also offers college and career guidance. She also supports the OWL Foundation along with her mother that aims at unleashing the potential of those children who have gone through academic failures. Being the Official Spokesperson for the Center for Disease Control’s VERB Campaign, Venus is part of a national health program that addresses the importance of physical education in children between 9 and 13. In 2010, she co-wrote her first book “Come to Win; on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession” with Kelly E. Carter, which was in the Top 5 of the New York Times Best Seller List. Venus Williams is the second youngest child born to Richard Williams and Oracene Price and is the elder sister of tennis star Serena Williams. Her half-sisters are late Yetunde, Lyndrea and Isha Price. Hailing from a poor family, she lived amidst high-crimes in Compton, California. Coached by her father, Venus started playing tennis at age 4 along with Serena and turned professional in 1994. Ever since, she has been one of the most competitive tennis players of all time. She was home schooled and has an Associate of Arts degree in Fashion Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and last enrolled in an online business bachelor’s degree program at Indiana University. She was in a 3 year relationship with professional golfer Hank Kuehne which ended in 2010. She lives with Serena in Palm Beach, Florida. Other than exhibition matches, Venus has been withdrawing from competitive tennis matches since she was diagnosed with Sjögren's Syndrome in 2011. She has been on a strict vegan diet and follows a strict fitness regimen to bounce back to her hey days.
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Venus Williams Estates and Homes (1)

Palm Beach Garden

Palm Beach Garden of Venus Williams

Celebrity tennis player Venus Williams is famous for owning posh properties in high societies and her addiction was proved again when she rebuilt her Palm Beach property. Venus bought the house in late 2009 for around $2 million and completed a two-story addition to replace a one-story wing on their massive Palm Beach Gardens. Reportedly, Serena, who also co-owns this property remodeled the bathroom, which cost her about $180,000.

Location: The town of Palm Beach is located in Florida, United States of America. Its neighboring cities are West Palm Beach and Lake Worth.

Accommodation: Venus William’s mansion is built on an acre and features four master bedrooms, five fully furnished bath rooms, a swimming pool and private beach access.

Features: Apart from the basic amenities, the mansion is built on a circular theme and both Serena and Venus Williams occupy a half of the property. The mansion also has a breakfast room, a circular foyer, a library, a well decorated kitchen and dining space and a two storey sitting room with each bed room. The sitting rooms are glass enclosed and feature a built in private walk in closet. Ballen Isles, which is a member’s only club is the Palm Beach residents’ personal club and it has a special tennis court, designed for Venus Williams apart from the 22 other tennis court for the residents. The club also features an indoor fitness center, courtside cafeteria and a swimming pool. The mansion also features an open air garage, a garden, terrace lawns. Inside the mansion are a dedicated cellar and 12 fireplaces. The mansion is decorated in a serene manner and Venus has done up the interiors according to her wishes.

Neighborhood: Palm Beach is famous for its celebrity residents and some of Venus Williams’ neighbors are celebrity tennis player and sibling Serena Williams, property tycoon Donald Trump, ex wife Ivana Trump, celebrity Rod Stewart and radio personality Rush Limbaugh.

Venus Williams Holiday Destinations(Getaways) (1)

Hawaii Vacations

Venus (not in this image) and Serena enjoys the Hawaii vacations together

Tennis star Venus Williams was recently spotted at the picturesque location of Hawaii with boyfriend and rapper Common. The couple seemed very much in love and Venus is known to visit Hawaii quite often.

Accommodations: The Hawaiian Islands are a huge tourist attraction and hence it has a lot of high class resorts as well as hotels for tourists. The Hawaiian Islands provide class accommodation facilities as well as normal hotel rooms for tourists to decide what they want.

Main Attractions: Hawaii has some of the most gorgeous locations in the world and it is the best place to catch up with Mother Nature at her best mood. Playing golf is one of the first and foremost activities chosen by tourists and Hawaii has one of the world’s largest golf courses. The Hawaiian Islands are also the home of many dormant and active volcanoes and hence volcano watching is one of the major activities of the tourists.

A trip to the tragic location of Pearl Harbor is also in the card as it is a place of immense history as well as offers picturesque view points. Pearl Harbor was a strategic American base and hence it had a clear view of the surroundings. This is used mainly by tourists nowadays to catch a glimpse of Mother Nature.

Whales and dolphins are also quite commonly found off the coast of the Hawaii and hence tourists flock to catch a glimpse of the largest mammal in the world and their closest cousin. Hawaii is also the land of exotic birds and bird watching is a preferred mode of entertainment. There are about a few hundred islands in the Hawaiian belt and all of them are famous for some activities. Deep sea diving is a famous tourist attraction and hundreds of people visit the Hawaiian Islands every year during the vacations.

Venus Williams Cause (4)

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Both sisters, Serena and Venus are actively supporter of  Elton John AIDS Foundation.

The Elton John AIDS Foundation was established by Sir Elton John in the United States of America and the United Kingdom in 1992 and 93 respectively with a primary aim to support people infected with HIV. Tennis star Venus Williams is actively involved in charity and has also hosted some of the charity nights organized by the foundation.

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Venus Williams supports Great Ormond Street Hospital efforts

The Great Ormond Street Hospital of London is concerned with treating children suffering from many rare and life threatening diseases. The hospital is government sponsored but the government cannot fund the program all the time. GOSHCC, the charitable trust, organized frequent fund raisers for the hospital and Venus Williams is a regular donor.

The Heart Truth

The Heart Truth is an awareness program supported by Venus Williams

The Heart Truth is an awareness program whose main function is to enlighten women against the causes and symptoms of heart attack. Venus Williams is actively supporting the trust and has also donated funds from time to time. The trust was founded by the national heart and lung institute and educates women on a healthy lifestyle to fight heart attack.

Save the Music Foundation

Venus Williams supports the efforts of Save The Music Foundation including famous celebrities Ice T and Chrisette Michele.

Save the Music Foundation is a non-profit organization whose aim is to improve the quality of education provided in the United States of America. The organization aims to restore music classes in all the schools and stresses on the need to participate in musical encounters. Venus Williams has been with the organization since its founding and is one of the frequent donors.

Venus Williams Brands (4)

Stuart Weitzman Glittered Ballerina Flats

Venus Williams was recently spotted in a Stuart Weitzman Glittered Ballerina Flats.

Stuart Weitzman is a famous shoe designer and Venus Williams is known to sport shoes from the designer. She was recently spotted in a Stuart Weitzman Glittered Ballerina Flats. The ballerina flat is made of glittered leather and is an elastic trim frame with flexible silhouette and has a rubber-sole.

Louis Vuitton Handbag Monogram Miroir Speedy 30 Silver

The tennis star was recently spotted with a sliver handbag. The bag is pure leather and has a gloss silver finishing.

The Louis Vuitton Miroir Speedy 30 Silver Handbag is created by Louis Vuitton, the famous leather and fashion goods brand, and Venus Williams is known to be a big fan of its products. The tennis star was recently spotted with a sliver handbag. The bag is pure leather and has a gloss silver finishing.

Rock & Republic Berlin Skinny Jeans

The Berlin Skinny Jeans owned by Venus Williams is a skinny pair of low rise and has embroidered finish.

Rock & Republic is a famous American jeans brand founded in 2002 by Michael ball, a fashion Mogul. The Berlin Skinny Jeans owned by Venus Williams is a skinny pair of low rise and has embroidered finish. The jeans are made of 87% cotton, 1.5% Lycra and 11.5% nylon and are the perfect for comfort and style.

Jimmy Choo

Venus Williams recently sported the Jimmy Choo Clue Glitter Sling back Pump, which is a peep toe with a flirty heel with a narrow back strap.

Jimmy Choo is a Chinese born British shoe designer and is famous for his exotic creations and handmade shoes. Red is the Jimmy Choo brand color. Venus Williams recently sported the Jimmy Choo Clue Glitter Sling back Pump, which is a peep toe with a flirty heel with a narrow back strap.

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