|Date of Birth||Marital Status|
|Net Worth||$285 Million|
|Monthly Income||April 19, 1987|
|Residence||Bradenton, Florida, U.S.A|
|Parents||Yuri Sharapova ( Father)|
Yelena Sharapova ( Mother)
|Coach||Riccardo Piatti (Last Coach)|
|Endorsement||Nike, Porsche and many more|
Maria Sharapova is a Russian tennis player and a businesswoman with a golden tennis career and with a hand of a philanthropist. She has earned a place in the tennis community by showing her capabilities. Let us know more about Maria Sharapova and her net worth, lifestyle, career, and family.
Being an Olympian and the only Russian to have the grand slam title. She also has the title of being the highest-paid female athlete for 11 consecutive years ( source – Forbes).
Maria Sharapova’s Net Worth 2023
Maria Sharapova is an Olympic silver medalist in singles who has a vast career and is the only Russian tennis player to ever have a grand slam title. Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia. When Maria Sharapova was 7 years old she moved to the United States of America to have a better life with her father with only $700 in her pocket, no knowledge of English, and no particular arrangements for the job or the stay. Back in Russia Maria Sharapova had a Russian coach named Yuri Yutkin who trained her in her early days.
Maria Sharapova made a hefty fortune of $285 million by playing tennis and doing endorsements and making public appearances. According to Forbes she has made over $38.5 Million in prize money and is third highest of all time. Maria Sharapova also has a candy company named Sugarpova which also has contributed to her huge net worth.
Maria Sharapova’s Tennis Career
Maria Sharapova started her tennis career at a very young age with her coach Yuri Yutkin, she had her starting training in Russia then she moved to the United States of America to get further scope in the sport. With exceptional hand-eye coordination, she became the choice for tournament winner to every eye in the stadium.
Maria Sharapova got her first Wimbledon in 2004 when she was 17 years old, the same year she won the WTA tour’s finals deafening Serena Williams. When Maria was 19 years old she won the U.S Open title winning hearts. After a while, she won the 2012 and 2014 Roland Garros Titles. In 2012 she became the Silver medal holder in the Olympics for Russia. She became the only female Russian tennis player to have 36 WTA titles along with 5 Grand Slam titles.
Talking about her ability, she has played with many big shots like Simona Halep and Serena Williams and defeated them in Grand Slam Tournament.
Maria Sharapova had a backlash in her tennis career. In the 2016 Australian Open, she was suspended from WTA for failing a drug test. Initially, she was suspended for 2 years but later on, it was relaxed to 5 months. Maria Sharapova tested positive for meldonium which is a drug prohibited by World Anti-Doping Agency.
Maria Sharapova’s Retirement
Getting on her game after the failed drug test she had a backward pull to her career and she called off her matches in 2019 due to many injuries and continued afterward. In 2020 she again started playing but luck was not on her side. She started losing matches one by one and the next year in February, she announced her retirement while giving an interview to Vogue.
Maria Sharapova Charity and Endorsement
Maria Sharapova is one of the most reached tennis players having a lot of endorsements and sponsorships.
She had dealt with giants like;
- Land Rover
- Tiffany and Co.
- Tag Heuer
She also had a deal with Nike launching the ”Nike Maria Sharapova Collection”. She earned over $300 million in sponsorships and endorsements.
She also has a candy company that donates a good amount of profit shares to charity.
Maria Sharapova has a big hand in charity. She became a goodwill ambassador for United Nations Development Program by donating $100,000 to Chornobyl related program including a part of the revenue from her Sugarpova candy company.
Maria Sharapova’s relationship and friends
Maria Sharapova has been in a relationship with Alexander Gilkes, a businessman since 2018. At the end of 2020, she announced their engagement.
She is also good friends with some well-known people like Floyd Mayweather Jr., Richard Branson, Jack Ma, and many more.
Maria Sharapova has a net worth of $285 million
Maria Sharapova is Russian
Maria Sharapova founded the candy company called “Sugarpova”.