Want to know a beautiful and champion tennis player? Yes, your guess is right, it is Maria Sharapova- the beautiful Russian and Olympic medalist. She is popular for looks with her tennis skills also. This star was born on April 19 in Nyagan, Russian SFSR in 1987. Her success in tennis world has started from 2004 in winning Wimbledon, 2006 in US open, 2008 in Australia open, 2012 and 2014 in French open. All these years she has proved her winning skill in Tennis world. In 2005 she was the top first woman from Russia in the first rank. She has also a grand slam title in her achievement. In 2018 Maria Sharapova net worth is $190 million. Just unbelievable right? Well, let’s know more about this beautiful star.
Maria Sharapova net worth
In 2018 the net worth of Maria Sharapova is $190 million. Since she started to play professionally from 2001, fortune started to come in the hands of this athlete. This stunning athlete earns $20 million per year. She works with Nike and Porsche, Tag Heuer and Cole Haan. In the year 2015, she was the highest paid female sports athlete in the sports world. This athlete has a mansion of longboat key that is situated in Florida southwest. This mansion worth $2.6 million. This big mansion has 4 bedroom and 5 bathrooms and the style of this house design is the Mediterranean. There are a swimming pool and a fireplace in this wonderful mansion. In the age of 18, Maria owns a $36,350 worth an SUV Range Rover and $172,230 worth Porsche 911. Cool right? According to Forbes Maria earned from her winning and salary is $6,700,000 to $23,000,000 from different, sponsorships and endorsement from 2014-2015. Only earning in 2014 was $24 million and in 2015 is $29.7. Oh forgot to mention, she renewed Nike deal in the year 2010 and earned $70 million.
All these big figures was not easy for her to gain. Her hard work, passion, and skills helped her to gain this achievement. From childhood, she faced a lot of financial struggle and when she entered the tennis court, there was no time to go back. She was up there with victory and achievements.
Maria Sharapova net worth per year
From 2016 – 2017 Maria was tested positive for melodonium drugs and was banned from tennis sports for two years. In 2018 she is hoping to get back with a bang.
Maria Sharapova’s early life
This tennis superstar was born in Nyagan, Russian SFSR on April 19, 1987. Yelena and Yuri were her parents who came from Gomel, Belarussian SSR. For nuclear accident in Chernobyl in 1986, her parents left homeland for regional effects after Maria’s birth. When Maria is two, her family was shifted to Sochi, Krasnodar Krai in Russia in the year of 1989. There they were introduced to Russia’s no.1 ranked player Yevgeny. Sharapova started playing with the tennis racket at the age of four which was gifted by Yevgeny’s father Aleksandr. Her first professional lesson was with Coach Yuri Yutkin who was a Russia. He was very impressed with her extraordinary skill. From the age of 6 in 1993, Sharapova started to take a professional tennis lesson from the well-known coach Martina Navratilova, who has trained famous tennis players Anna Kournikova, Monica Seles and Andre Agassi. To admit in the academy Sharapova and her father faced too many struggles. Her father worked hard to help Sharapova to get admission in the academy. At the age of 9 by making deal with IMG, Maria was able to stay in the academy as the company agreed to pay her annual fee which was $35,000. Sharapova started her winning career in 2004 by winning Wimbledon and this was just the start of her rise.
Present activities of Maria Sharapova
Her off-court activities were not less than a model and businessman. In 2005-2008 she was the known face of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. She has also signed deals with Avon, Evian, Tag Heuer, Porsche, and Samsung. In 2012 she started her own company Sugarpova which is a confectionary. It has now a branch of clothes and jewelry. But this fairy tale started to turn into a nightmare in 2016. This year Maria was tested drug positive. For this, she was suspended from tennis sports for two years. She returned to sports in 2017. In her personal life, she was engaged with professional basketball player of Slovenia, Sasha Vujačić. After two years they were separated. Then she started dating tennis player of Bulgaria, GrigorDimitrov. But this relationship didn’t last also. Now she is single.
Maria Sharapova important details
|Name||Maria Yuryevna Sharapova|
|Date of Birth||April 19, 1987|
|Birth Place||Nyagan, Russian SFSR|
|Hair Color||Regular blond|
|Family||Father: Yuri Sharapova|
Mother: Yelena Sharapova
Maria Sharapova had a prone injury career. She suffered mainly from shoulder pain. She struggled with it for long. But she was unstoppable. She was best in her sports.
Don’t think that Maria has done only beneficiary deals, she is famous for her generous endeavors like the partnership with UNDP and providing scholarships to the poor students. She donates to various aids to help authorize youth and the deprived.
Maria has lots of achievement in the sports record be it ESPY or Olympics. She is the best tennis player of her time. But it was a great shock when she was banned for two years for drug positive test. But Maria is active in her life with charity works, graduation. In 2017 she came back with a bang. So you can tell Maria Sharapova net worth is growing high in every year. Though she is not active from 2017 she still an icon for all female tennis player and a role model also.