Maria Sharapova is a professional Tennis player from Russia whose net worth is $135 million. She was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia SFSR Soviet Union. Sharapova is the only Russian to hold the title of Grand Slam. She also won a Silver medal for Russia in Women’s Single in 2012 Summer Olympics held in London. She has won five Grand Slam titles including one at the Austrailian Open,one at the US Open, one at Wimbledon and two at the French Open. Many famous tennis players have regarded Sharapova as one of the strongest competitors.
Apart from being a Tennis player Sharapova also endorses many big brands including Nike. She earns a good amount from her endorsement deals. Forbes magazine in the year 2006 listed Sharapova as the highest paid female athlete in the world,with the yearly income of $18 million. Most of her income is generated from sponsorship and endorsements. In the year 2005 and 2008, Yahoo named Sharapova as the most searched athlete.
Sharapova has been sponsored by Nike since she was 11 years old. In the year 2010, she signed an eight-year extension to her contract total of which amounts to $70 million. Apart from this Sharapova also receives $2 million every year to play Head racquet.
|Born||April 19, 1987 (age 29)|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Residence||Florida, United States|
|Prize money||US$ 36,766,149|
Maria Sharapova net worth
|Year||Maria Sharapova net worth|
|2014||$ 100 million|
|2015||$ 113.1 million|
|2016||$ 135 million|
In April 2005, “People” included Sharapova amongst the “50 most beautiful celebrities in the world”. In one of the interview, Sharapova has stated “Beauty sells. I have to realize that’s a part of why people want me. I understand it. It’s fine. I’m not going to make myself ugly.” In the year 2006, even Maxim named her to be the hottest athlete in the World.