Serena Williams, (Tennis Player)Bio, Age, Retirement, Family, Venus & Net worth, Second Child

Serena Jameka Williams is an American former professional tennis player. She is the only player to accomplish a career Golden Slam in both doubles and singles. In September 2022, Twitter said that Serena was the most tweeted about female athlete ever.

It was in August 2022, that Williams announced her impending ‘’evolution’’ away from professional tennis.  She played what was expected to be her final match at the 2022 US Open.

Age| How old is Serena?

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

Serena Williams Parents |Family

She was born to Oracene Price ,a nurse, and Richard Williams who founded a security service.Her parents,especially her father contributed a lot to her learning to play tennis.

Richard Williams was dedicated to teach Serena and her sister Venus tennis.He would take them to the local public courts where they would train for very long hours.

Serena together with her sister Venus drew a lot of attention due to their tremendous serves,exceptional athleticism and ground strokes.

Siblings |Venus |Queens of the Tennis Court

Serena has one older sibling whose name is Venus Williams and she also plays tennis. The two are often referred to as ‘Queens of the Tennis court’. The two sisters sometimes teamed up to win doubles championships.

Serena Williams Half-siblings

She has a number of half siblings on both her mother’s and father’s side.

From her mother’s side, Serena has three siblings: Yetunde Price, Lyndrea Price and Isha Price. Unfortunately, Yetunda Price died in 2003, after she was reportedly mistakenly killed. She worked as a personal assistant for Serena and Venus.

The tennis player has other half-siblings from her father’s side: Sabrina, Richard III, Ronner, Reluss, Renneka , Dylan

Serena Williams Height

Serena Williams is  5’ 9’’ (1.75 m) tall.


She weighs approximately 72 kgs.

Serena Williams Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $260 million as of 2023.

Serena is one of the world’s richest tennis player. Additionally she has her own clothing line, S by Serena, which she launched in 2018.

Serena Williams Husband |Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams, with her husband Ohanian and their daughter Olympia

The professional tennis player tied the knot with the love of her life on November 2017 in New Orleans. She is married to Alexis Ohanian who is the co-founder of Reddit.

Her husband doesn’t mind being referred to as Mr. .Serena Williams.

’’ I’ll  be a self-made billionaire one day and most people will still know me as Serena’s husband(or Olympia’s dad). And that’s fine by me’’,he wrote via Twitter on April 2021.

Together they have one daughter, Olympia and on May 2023, Serena announced they were expecting their second child.

Kids| Olympia | Pregnancy

On September 2017, Serena gave birth to their daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

She posts many pictures of her and her daughter on the tennis court with rackets. Serena has also hired a coach for her daughter.

In May 2023, while at the Met Gala, Serena announced that she and Ohanian (her husband)were expecting their second child. On August 22, 2023, they welcomed their second daughter together, and they named her Adira River Ohanian.

Giving Birth To Second Child | Adira River Ohanian

Serena Williams, her husband Ohanian, and their two daughters

In August she announced that she had given birth to their second child named Adira River Ohanian.

Religion| Baptism

Serena was raised one of Jehovah’s Witness. She often thanks Jehovah after winning matches. Williams follows some practices as she doesn’t celebrate birthdays.

In January 2023, she was baptized at Jehovah’s Witness Assembly in West Palm Beach Florida.

Serena Williams Retirement

In August 2022, Serena announce her impending ‘’evolution’’ away from professional tennis and played what was expected to be her final match at the 2022 US Open. She said she was ‘’evolving away from tennis, toward other things that are important to me”.

By the time her career had ended ,she had won 23 grand slam tournaments

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Serena Williams Diet | Plant-based

Serena relies largely on plant-based foods.She eats plenty of nuts,beans,lentils and sprouted quinoa.

Sometimes she eats chicken for an extra protein.Additionally she takes a lot of water to stay hydrated.

Interesting Facts about Serena Williams

  • She won the U.S. Open at the age of 17
  • Serena attended fashion school from 2000-2003 and in 2018 she launched her cloth line S by Serena
  • Williams has 4 Olympic gold medals.
  • She is a vegan.Serena follows a plant-based diet.