Serena Williams is a professional tennis player and has various business endeavors, making her successful both on and off the court. Her successes on the court have led her to 23 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles and 2 in mixed doubles. Serena Williams currently holds the most Glam Slam titles and the Women’s Tennis Association named her number one in the world on six different occasions between 2002 and 2017.
Serena Williams, originally from Saginaw, Michigan, currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens. The tennis champion also owns a stunning Spanish-inspired home in Beverly Hills, California, as well as an apartment in Paris, France.
Williams was featured in Forbes magazine as one of the highest-earning women athletes in the world. She is one of the only women athletes to make over $30 million in a year, and her net worth is projected to be around $200 million. Serena’s successes have landed her multiple properties in Beverly Hills, Palm Beach Gardens, and even Paris. You could say she knows her way around real estate and investments.
The Tennis Champion’s Successes Off the Court
Serena Williams is known around the world for her success on the tennis court. As a world-renowned athlete, William’s has earned her place in Forbes magazine for being one of the highest-paid, self-made athletes.
Her tennis career has led her to create a brand for herself. Williams earned over $94 million in career prize money, about two times more than any other woman athlete. She has a businesswoman persona and enjoys making investments in women-owned businesses and companies started by minorities.
The 23 time Grand Slam winner started her own clothing line, S by Serena in 2018. The clothing line was featured in Vogue, with statements about the line being endorsed by women everywhere. It was no surprise that Serena decided to expand her talents in the fashion world.
Serena’s successful business ventures do not stop there. She owns stakes in major corporations such as UFC and the Miami Dolphins, and she went the extra mile to build her own investment fund known as Serena Ventures. She launched the business in 2014 in order to support more founders of small companies, in need of a voice, and more funding.
Investing in over 50 companies, most of them small businesses, in order to give them the opportunity to be heard has earned her the title of “philanthropist” amongst being a strong, empowered businesswoman and tennis champion.
Serena William’s Primary Residence
Serena Williams bought her primary residence in 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens for $2.5 million. The house itself is nothing short of pure luxury. It features five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a library, a wine cellar, a lavish pool, and of course, a tennis court in the back.
After giving birth to her baby girl Alexis Olympia, Williams has spent most of her time at her Palm Beach Garden home. Sitting on 1.25 acres of land, the residence is private and in a gated community.
Serena, along with her husband, Alexis Ohanian, and daughter lived in the Palm Beach Garden house all of quarantine. She was frequently spotted on Instagram, posting cooking videos and fun times with her daughter at their stunning Florida home.
Serena knew her way around Florida as she had previously purchased land in the Palm Beach Garden area in 1998 for $525,000. Williams later built a home on the purchased land, featuring six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and over 8,500 square feet of living space. Serena had owned the property for over two decades with her sister, Venus Williams, before selling it for $2 million in 2019.
William’s Other Real Estate
Serena is no stranger to the real estate market. The athlete owns an additional Beverly Hills Spanish style home, as well as a Paris Apartment with a view of the Eiffel Tower. It doesn’t get more luxurious than that.
Serena Williams and her husband bought the Beverly Hills residence in October of 2017 for $5.1 million. With a 90210 zip code, William’s new home featured 6,000 square-feet, a massage room, pool, garden, five bedrooms, and six and a half bathrooms. The home is in a gated community, allowing for the tennis star to have complete privacy with her family whenever they visit.
Williams also bought a beautiful apartment in the city of love, Paris, France. Her apartment is two bedrooms but includes more than enough space for her small family. Serena speaks fluent French and with views of the Eiffel Tower, her Paris apartment is perfect for her days competing in Europe.