Serena Williams Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More
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 2017)36 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)
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.”