About Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova is one of the most well known female names in the sports industry. She is also regarded as one of the richest, which can be proven by the fact that the current Maria Sharapova net worth reaches an estimate of 90 million dollars. Maria Sharapova has accumulated her net worth through being a successful and professional tennis player from Russia.
The tennis player was born in 1987 in Nyagan, Russia. Maria Sharapova is considered to be one of the best paid sports people in the industry. She is also known as a three time champion of Grand Slam Singles. Currently, Maria Sharapova is holding the 16th position of the best paid athletes in the world. Thus, it is also obvious from taking a look at the overall amount of Maria Sharapova net worth.
When she was 16 years old, she and her father moved to live to the United States, where they planned to get a better life, escape from poverty in Russia and, most importantly, for Maria Sharapova to improve her tennis skills and to become a professional tennis player. Soon, she became a student at the Nick Bolletieri Tennis Academy.
When Maria Sharapova was 17 years old, she won the first title of the Grand Slam title, which took place in 2004 in Wimbledon.
Two years later, the tennis player won her second Grand Slam title at the US Open. Moreover, in 2008 she won the Australian Open, which gained her her third Grand Slam title. Also, with these winnings came a lot of prize money which increased the overall amount of Maria Sharapova net worth, as well.
In addition, Maria Sharapova was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Magazine for several occasions. In the years 2005 and 2008, she was the most searched for athlete in the Yahoo website. In August of 2013, Maria Sharapova was announced to have won 30 career titles and she received 27 million dollars in prize money, which obviously increased the total amount of Maria Sharapova net worth a lot. Also, a huge part of her net worth is accumulated from her many endorsement deals with famous companies, such as Nike or Head.
Maria Sharapova is also involved with the UN Development Project, where she is known as a Goodwill Ambassador. Moreover, although she seems to be quite a successful tennis player, Maria Sharapova has also suffered various injuries, which stopped her career at some times, such as chronic shoulder condition.