Serena Williams Facts: Age, Husband, Height, Net Worth

Date Updated: May 15, 2024

Birth Date September 26, 1981
Birth Name Serena Jameka Williams
Nickname Meka, Momma Smash, Rere, The king of WTA
Birth Place Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.
Residence Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, U.S.
Ethnicity African-American

Quick Stats
Age 42 years 9 months
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality American
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Weight 70 kg (154lbs)
Religion Will Update Soon
Relationship Status Married
Husband Alexis Ohanian (m. 2017)

Serena Williams born as Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and several Olympic gold medals with the record of the most women's singles matches won at majors with 349 matches. She was ranked World's No. 1 by Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She holds the position of rank 9 in the world by the WTA as of January 13, 2020.

Serena William Bio; Age, Family

Serena William was born in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S. on September 26, 1981. She is the youngest of five daughters of her parents, Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She grew up with Venus and older sisters Lyndrea, Isha & Yetunde on Compton, California where she started playing tennis at the age of four. After her family moved from Compton to West Palm Beach, Florida, she started attending the tennis academy of Rick Macci where she was provided with additional coaching.

Serena and her sister, Venus were home-schooled by her parents which helped her to focus on her training. In 1999, she enrolled at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida for fashion design.

William’s nationality is American and belongs to African-American ethnicity. She resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States.  

Personal Life; Dating, Boyfriend, Husband

Serena Williams shares a marriage bond with Alexis Ohanian. The pair were dating since 2016. Serena announced their engagement on December 29, 2016, and got married on November 16, 2017, in New Orleans.

(Serena Williams with her husband and daughter | Source:

Before meeting Alexis Ohanian, she had a string of relationships. She dated Keyshawn Johnson from 2002 to 2003, Brett Ratner from 2004 to 2006, Common from 2007 to 2010, Jackie Long from April 2007 to January 2008, Hosea Chanchez from March 2008 to April 2008, Amar's Stoudemire from August 2010 to October 2010 and Patrick Mouratoglou for 3 years from June 2012 to August 2015.

Career, Net Worth

Serena started her professional career at the age of fourteen. Serena was ousted out of her first professional tournament by 18-year-old American Annie Miller, after winning just two games. She was ranked World's No. 1 by Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She holds the position of rank 9 in the world by the WTA as of January 13, 2020.

Williams was the highest-paid female athlete in 2016 with almost $29 million in prize money and endorsements. She had the position of 63rd in Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes list in 2019. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Serena Williams has a net worth of about $180 million.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight 

She stands at a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters) and weighs around 70 kg (154lbs). He has a well built athletic body with Dark Brown eyes and black hair.  Her body measurement is 40-30-44 inches. Her dress size and shoe sizes are 14(US) and 10 (US) respectively. 

Quick Details:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Tennis Player
High School Home-schooled
College The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Active Years 1995 - present
Net Worth Estimated $180 millions
Salary Unknown
Detailed Physical Stats
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Weight 70 kg (154lbs)
Body Measurements Breast - 40 inches
Waist - 30 inches
Hips - 44 inches
Dress Size 14 US
Shoe Size 10 US
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight

  1. Alexis Ohanian (m. 2017) (Husband)
    • Wedding Date: November 16, 2017
    • Wedding Location: New Orleans
    • Engagement Date: December 29, 2016
    • Started Dating: 2016

  1. Keyshawn Johnson (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: 2002
    • Split Date: 2003

  2. Brett Ratner (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: 2004
    • Breakup Date: 2006

  3. Brett Ratner (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: 2007
    • Split Date: 2010

  4. Jackie Long (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: April 2007
    • Split Date: January 2008

  5. Hosea Chanchez (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: March 2008
    • Breakup Date: April 2008

  6. Amar’e Stoudemire (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: August 2010
    • Split Date: October 2010

  7. Patrick Mouratoglou (Ex-Boyfriend)
    • Started Dating: June 2012
    • Breakup Date: August 2015
Family Life
Father Richard Williams
Mother Oracene Price
Siblings Five
  1. Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
  2. Date of Birth: September 1, 2017

    Age: 6 years

  • Self: African-American
  • She is a certified Fashion Designer.
  • She met her husband Alexis Ohanian during a visit to Rome.
  • She won the 1999 US Open championship.