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Serena Williams Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Serena Williams

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Bio
Real NameSerena Jameka Williams
NicknameMeka, Momma Smash
ProfessionTennis player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet- 5' 9"
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg (in 2015)
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Measurements40-28-44
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourNaturally Black (Dyed Brown)
Tennis
International DebutTurned pro in 1995
Coach/MentorPatrick Mouratoglou
Nature on fieldCool
Favourite ShotForehand
Achievements (main ones)• Winner of 22 Grand slams.
• 71 singles WTA titles.
• She achieved the No. 1 ranking in July 2002.
• She has won 768 games in her career while losing only 127.
Career Turning PointAfter winning her first Grand Slam in 2002, there was no looking back for Williams.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 September 1981
Age (as in 2016)34 Years
Birth PlaceSaginaw, Michigan, U.S.A
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityAmerican
HometownSaginaw, Michigan, U.S.A
SchoolNot Known
CollegeThe Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
FamilyFather- Richard Williams (Divorced)
Mother- Oracene Price (second from right)
erena Williams with sisters and mother
ReligionJehovah's Witness
EthnicityAfrican-American
HobbiesActing, Reading, Watching Movies
Controversies• At 2002 US Open, Serena Williams wore a Cat-Suit, causing a stir.
• At 1998 Wimbledon, Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament, when she was scheduled to play against her younger sister Venus. People considered this as something which is against the spirit of the game.
• On many occasions Serena has been criticized for her choice of outfits both on and off the Tennis court, leading to controversies.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodFried Chicken Sushi
Favourite FilmMama- There's a man in your bed
Favourite ActorNot known
Favourite SingerMariah Carey & Brandy
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsKeyshawn Johnson (2002-2003)
Keyshawn Johnson dated Serena Williams
Brett Ratner (2004-2006)
Brett Ratner dated Serena Williams
Common (on and off from 2007-2010)
Common dated Serena
Jackie Long (2007-2008)
Jackie Long dated Serena
Hosea Chanchez (2008)
Hosea Chanchez dated Serena Williams
Amar'e Stoudemire (2010)
Amare Stoudemire dated Serena Williams
Patrick Mouratoglou (2012)
Patrick Mouratoglou coach and former boyfriend
Grigor Dimitrov (2012)
Grigor Dimitrov dated Serena
HusbandN/A
ChildrenN/A
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionBentley Supersports
Money Factor
Net Worth$145 Million

Serena Williams

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 Some Lesser known Facts About Serena Williams

 

  • Does Serena Williams smoke: No
  • Does Serena William drink Alcohol: Yes
  • When Serena Williams won the US Open in 1999, she became the first black woman to win a Grand Slam tournament since Althea Gibson in 1958.
  • Her scenes of her first movie “Black Knight” were cut.
  • Yetunde Price, Williams’s eldest sister was murdered in Los Angeles, in 2003.
  • In 2003, at the age of 31, Serena Williams became the oldest female Tennis player to be ranked No.1 since computer rankings began in 1975.
  • The Williams sisters starred in the reality TV series “Venus and Serena: For Real” which debuted in 2015.
  • In 2009, Serena was fined $82,500 and placed on probation for allegedly threatening a lines-woman. This was the largest punishment ever levied on a tennis player.
  • In 2009, Serena released her autobiography titled “Queen of the Court.”
  • In 2009, Serena Williams launched a signature collection of handbags and jewelry called “The Signature Statement” sold mainly on the Home Shopping Network.
  • In 2011, Serena underwent an emergency treatment for a hematoma related to a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in her lungs.
  • She appeared in two Television series viz. “Trust us with your life” & “Drop dead diva”, in July 2012.
  • At 2012 Summer Olympics, she won two Gold medals, one each in Women singles and Women doubles category- her first singles Gold medal.
  • Serena developed her own “Aneres” (Serena’s name spelled backwards) line of clothing.
  • Serena Williams has been ranked No.1 in the world five times and has earned more prize money than any other female tennis player.
  • Serena was a voice on the Playhouse Disney show “Higllytown Heroes.”
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