Serena Williams makes history as first athlete ever to make Forbes’ list of World’s Richest Self-Made Women
The superstar athlete with 23 Grand Slam titles under her belt is the first athlete ever to makeForbes‘ coveted list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women.
According to the magazine, she’s sitting on an estimated $225 million fortune, thanks in large part to her business savvy.
While she’s arguably the best female athlete on the planet, she’s also a super smart business woman who has quietly invested in 34 startups over the past five years. In April, she announced the launch of her investment entity, Serena Ventures, which will focus on funding companies founded by women and minorities.
Aside form her investments, she also has multiple clothing lines and endorsement deals bringing in major money.
“I want to be in the infrastructure. I want to be the brand, instead of just being the face.”