Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player and one of the foremost athletes in the world. She has been a dominant force in the sport since her professional debut in 1994, reaching world No.1 rankings for both singles and doubles multiple times throughout her career. Hailing from Compton, California, Williams has won an incredible seven Grand Slam singles titles, five of which were at Wimbledon and two at the US Open. In addition to her success on the court, Williams has established herself as an entrepreneur, fashion designer, author, and philanthropist. She is currently believed to have a net worth of $97 million, making her one of the highest-paid female athletes in the world.