Four-time Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player who achieved her career’s best ranking on June 7, 2010, which was #1. Venus was born on June 17, 1980 as Venus Ebony Starr Williams in Lynwood, California, to Richard Williams and Oracene Price. She turned professional at the age of 14 in 1994. She has won seven Grand Slam singles titles including, five Wimbledon Championships and two US Open Championships.
Venus Williams Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 17 June 1980
Birth Place: Lynwood, California, USA
Birth Name: Venus Ebony Starr Williams
Nickname: V, Venus
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Occupation: Professional tennis player
Religion: Jehovah’s Witness
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Venus Williams Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build: Athletic
Body Measurements: 35-26-35 in (89-66-89 cm)
Breast Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Dress Size: 6 (US)
Venus Williams Family Details:
Father: Richard Williams
Mother: Oracene Price
Siblings: Serena Williams (Younger Sister), Yetunde Price (Older Half-Sister), Lyndrea Price (Older Half-Sister), Isha Price (Older Half-Sister), Dylan Starr Williams (Brother), Richard Williams III (Brother)
Venus Williams Education: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (2007), Indiana University East
Year Turned Pro: October 31, 1994
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 1 (February 25, 2002)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 1 (June 7, 2010)
Coach(es): Richard Williams, Oracene Price, David Witt
Venus Williams Favorite Things:
Favorite Athletes: Roger Federer, Boris Becker, Rafael Nadal, Monica Seles, Serena Williams, Gaël Monfils
Favorite Food: Cherry Pies
Favorite Restaurants: SugarCane Raw Bar Grill in Miami, Christopher’s Kitchen in Palm Beach Garden, France-Soir in Melbourne, Barton G’s in Miami
Favorite Books: I Am Number Four (By Pittacus Lore), The Harry Potter series (By J.K. Rowling), The Fablehaven series (By Brandon Mull)
Favorite City: Palm Beach Gardens, Rome, Hong Kong, Paris
Favorite Designers: Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Matthew Williamson
Favorite Music: 6 Underground (By Sneaker Pimps), Stupid Girl (By Garbage), Call Me (By Blondie), Tom Sawyer (By Rush)
Source – USA Today, Venus Williams
Venus Williams Facts:
*She is the only tennis player to have won a medal at four separate Olympic Games.
*She is the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in singles and doubles (with Serena) since 1924.
*Venus and her sister, Serena Williams, have become limited owners of the Miami Dolphins. (2009)
*She is the CEO of V Starr Interiors, an interior designing company.
*Tennis Magazine ranked her as the 25th-best player in 40 years in 2005.
*Her parents and sisters are her role models.
*She has a pet dog named Harold.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.