Venus Williams' net worth in 2023, husband, height, sister, world rankings

Venus Williams' net worth in 2023, husband, height, sister, world rankings

Claudia Kogi
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:03 PM

An iconic player in the women's tennis field, Venus Williams is a name one has to mention. Her excellence in the field is prominent because she boasts numerous victories and titles and became the first Afro-American to rank herself at the World's Number 1 position. Venus Williams' husband has been the talk of the town and in this article, we reveal details about her marital status, family, net worth and much more.

Venus Williams' husband
The tennis icon attends to the Evening With McLaren Racing at the Hilton Bentley Miami on May 7th, 2022 in Miami Beach, Florida. Photo: Manny Hernandez
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Long ago, when people talked about women's tennis, the only iconic sensation that came to mind was Serena Williams. But today, it is a different story, as some women have taken over the tennis rackets—the likes of Iga Swatek, Paula Badosa, Barbora Krejcikova, and other legendary players like her sister, Venus. Inevitably the internet is abuzz with who Venus is dating now.

Profile summary

Full name

Venus Ebony Starr Williams

Nick name




Date of birth

17 June 1980


42 years old as of 2023

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Lynwood, California, USA

Current residence

Florida, USA










Oracene Price





Marital status



Tennis player

Net worth

Estimated to be $95 million



Venus Williams' biography

Who is Venus Williams' father? The famous tennis player was born in Lynwood, California, the United States of America, to Richard Williams, her father, and Oracene Price, her mother. She was raised alongside her younger sister, Serena Williams, the world-record holder in tennis.

When is Venus Williams' birthday?

Reports suggest she annually celebrates her birthday on the 17th of June. According to astrology, her zodiac sign is Gemini. Williams' age is 42 years in 2023 having been born in 1980. Venus Williams' nationality is American and she is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Venus Williams' age
The iconic tennis player attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. Photo: Jeff Kravitz
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What is Venus Williams' height?

The multi-millionaire reaches a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 185 centimetres. Reports suggest Venus Williams' weight is 163 pounds or 74 kilograms in 2023.

Does Venus Williams have a husband?

Fans have been inquiring about the player's marital status, we are here to deliver. Venus' first involvement was in 2007 with a golfer, Hank Kuehne, but they called it quits in 2010. Later in 2012, she met a Cuaban model, Elio Pis.

Williams and Elio Pis dated for three years before they went their separate ways. Her recent fling was with Nicholas Hammond, a publishing heir. The two dated for quite some time until 2019, when they separated.

As of 2023, the tennis player is single and focusing on her life. In an Instagram live post with her audience, one of her fans asked about her love life, and she responded,

Lots of people are asking me to go on a date. I'm just not. I would say I'm un-dateable. That's OK, I'm happy.

Venus Williams' career stats

Venus played her first official match at the age of 14. Although she lost the match, she was up a set and a service break against Arantxa Sanchez Vicario. In 1995, the player played three tournaments but unfortunately lost all and beat World No 18 Amy Frazier to reach the quarterfinals.

In 1997, she tasted glory for the first time in the Tier tournaments, where she managed to reach the quarterfinals of three out of the five contests. During the year's Grand Slams, she lost in the first round of Wimbledon, but in the French Open, she managed to reach the second round, and in the Australian Open, she reached the quarterfinals.

Venus Williams' world rankings
Williams of USA waves to the crowd as she walks off the court after losing her Ladies' Singles Second Round at Croquet Club on June 30, 2021 in London, England. Photo: Clive Brunskill
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It was in the US Open that the player had her most successful season as she managed to reach the finals but lost the match to Martina Hingis. However, due to her outstanding performance that season, Williams climbed to 2nd position in the ATP world rankings. This was the first time Venus Williams appeared in the world rankings.

Her first single title win in the 1997 IGA Tennis Classic played in Oklahoma City, and she outplayed a world record holder, Joannette Kruger. During the 1998 Grand Slams, Venus managed to reach the quarterfinals of four Grand Slam tournaments. Her prowess for the game won her the World No 5 ranking that year.

Venus Williams Grand Slams

In the 1999 Grand Slams, Venus failed to reach the Australian Open and Wimbledon semi-finals. However, her performance at the US Open was fruitful as she managed to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open but lost to Martina Hingis in three sets.

Aside from appearing in the world rankings, Venus Williams has had seven Grand Slams since her career debut. But even though this is the case, the burning question remains:

Is Venus Williams better than her sister Serena Williams?

Looking at WTA singles titles, Venus has had 49 while Serena has had 73 of those. Venus has won seven with 5 Wimbledon and 2 US Open titles in terms of Grand Slam titles. Serena has amassed 23 major singles. So most definitely, in terms of success, Serena is far ahead of Venus.

Their partnership on the court has been phenomenal. The pair has remained unbeaten in Grand Slam double finals and have won 14 of those together. Additionally, they share an all-time joint record of winning three Olympic gold medals in women's doubles.

Venus Williams' career stats
Venus plays a backhand in her Ladies' Singles Second Round match against Ons Jabeur during the Championships - Wimbledon 2021 Croquet Club on June 30, 2021 in London, England. Photo: Clive Brunskill
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But even though Serena is better than Venus, that does not mean that Venus is not a fantastic player. On the contrary, she is a fantastic iconic and world-known player who has won several titles and amassed a considerable following across social media platforms.

Venus Williams' awards

Here is a list of some of Williams' awards since she debuted in the tennis world:

  • 1995 - Sports Image Foundation Award for conducting tennis clinics in low-income areas
  • 1997- WTA Newcomer of the Year and September's Olympic Committee Female Athlete
  • 1998 - Tennis Magazine's Most Improved Player
  • 2001 - Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award, EMMA Best Sport, Personality Award and Forbes The Celebrity 100
  • 2006 - Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award, BET's Best Female Athlete of the Year, Harris Poll Top 10 Favorite Female Sports Star, and Forbes The Celebrity 100
  • 2009 - WTA doubles team of the year, and WTA Fan Favorite Doubles Team of the Year
  • 2016 - Sports Illustrated Fashionable 50 Athletes and Nielsen Most Marketable Athletes in the U.S. (No. 6)
  • 2017- ESPN WTA Player of the Year and Nielsen Most Marketable Athletes in the US
  • 2019 - Sports Illustrated Fashionable 50 Athletes

What is Venus Williams' net worth?

According to sources, the tennis star has an estimated net worth of around $95 million. She primarily earns her income from her tennis career.

Venus Williams' house

In 2019, Venus and her sister Serena sold their fabulous Florida mansion to buy new houses. Venus is a proud owner of a resort-style luxury home in Florida. The property is no stranger to luxury amenities and has a winding boardwalk that leads straight to the beach.

Love is a beautiful thing, and it takes two to tango. It doesn't matter when or where it finds you, but if it does, embrace it because it's one of the greatest commandments. The boyfriend or husband of Venus Williams remains a mystery at the time of writing this leaving millions wondering who she has been seen with.

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