Sharapova, a Russian tennis player, is most well-known for her five-time Grand Slam title win. Maria Sharapova’s net worth was estimated at $190 million in 2023.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 10: Maria Sharapova attends the Evian & Virgil Abloh Collaboration party at Milk Studios on February 10, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Donell woodson/Getty Images).
Bio and early life
|Full Name||Maria Yuryevna Sharapova|
|Birth Date/Age||April 19, 1987/34 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Nyagan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union|
|Source of wealth||Tennis|
|Relationship Status||Alexander Gilkes Engaged|
|Height||6 ft. 2 in. / 1.88 m.|
|Net Worth||$190 Million|
Maria Yuryevna Shrapova was born April 1987 in Nyagan Russia to Yelena and Yuri Sharapova. Her parents are both from Gomel in the Byelorussian SSR. Actually, they left just before Maria’s birth due to concerns over the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Maria is now an only child. It’s known that she picked up her first tennis ball when she was just four years old. She began to practice regularly in a local park in 1991 with her father.
Soon after, she was introduced by Yuri Yutkin (a Russian coach). Immediately, he was impressed with young Sharapova’s eye-hand coordination.
Maria and her dad moved to Florida for higher-level coaching, leaving behind $700. There she studied under a well-respected coach. Nick Bollettieri The IMG Academy
Maria was signed by IMG after her agreement to pay her $35,000. At nine years old, she officially enrolled in the university.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 21: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand in her first round match against Donna Vekic of Croatia on day two of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 21, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chaz Niell/Getty Images).
Maria Sharapova Net worth and Career
Maria made her professional debut on her 14th Birthday in 2001, after she gained international fame in 2000. She was the youngest female to reach the final of Australian Open junior championship two years later.
Incredible, Sharapova has collected a staggering total of $39 million In career prize money. In endorsements, she has earned a staggering $300 million (pre-tax) more throughout her career.
Forbes has named Sharapova many times the best-paid female athlete on Earth.
In January 2010, she signed an eight year deal with Nike. $70 million. Sharapova has also signed endorsement deals with brands like TAG Heuer TAG Heuer, Porsche, Evian and Tiffany.
In 2017, Unstoppable was her autobiography. Sarah Crichton Books published My Life So Far.
Sharapova won five Grand Slam singles titles, one of which was a pair at the French Open, before she retired in February 2020. Her Record for career in singles events is 645–171, which is good for a winning percentage of 79 percent.
Throughout her career, Sharapova suffered many shoulder injuries. Sharapova returned to glory in 2008 after undergoing surgery. In 2012, she even regained her number 1 ranking.
Sadly, more injuries, as well as a doping suspension, eventually led to Sharapova’s decision to retire in 2020.
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Maria Sharapova Net Worth
Maria Sharapova has a net worth of $190million. This is largely due to her dominance in tennis and lucrative endorsement deals.
Maria was born into humble circumstances and has amassed one of the highest net assets of anyone. Sportwoman in history. Commendably, she has worked with many charities over the years, even giving back to her home that’s still dealing with the effects of the Chernobyl disaster.
Maria Sharapova FAQ
Maria Sharapova is how many years old?
Every year, Sharapova celebrates her birthday on April 19. Sharapova was born in 1987. She will be turning 35 this spring. In 2014, she won the French Open singles Grand Slam title.
Who was Maria Sharapova married?
Maria is currently engaged to a British businessman Alexander Gilkes. She was previously engaged to Grigor Dimitrov, a Bulgarian tennis player, from 2012 to 2015. Moreover, she was once engaged to Slovenian professional basketball player Sasha Vujačić.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 14: Maria Sharapova of Russia enters the field of play ahead of her match against Laura Siegemund of Germany during day one of the 2020 Kooyong Classic at Kooyong on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mike Owen/Getty Images).