Serena Williams is a popular American Tennis player whose full name is Serena Jameka Williams. In this post, we will discuss more about Serena Williams height and her weight and compare it with an average height and weight of all American Women.
Williams was born in September 26, 1981 in the United States. She is a right handed and two handed backhand tennis player who turned into a pro player in September 24, 1995, which just just two days before her birthday.
She has more than 7.2 million followers on her official Twitter account, and 4.6 million on her official Instagram account. Meanwhile she has more than 4.9 million fans following her in her official Facebook account and she is just half a million short to reach 5 millions mark on her Facebook fan page which is official and verified like other social media pages.
Serena Williams Height and Analysis
Serena Williams height is 5’9″, which is 1.75 meter high. The height is 5 inches above average American women’s height which is only 5 feet and four inches. She is 4 inches taller than famous singer and actress Selena Gomez height.
Normally, an average American height for a male is 5 feet 9 inches, meanwhile an average American women is no more than 5 feet and 4 inches high.
Serena Williams Weight and Analysis
Serena Williams weight is 155 lbs which is equivalent to 70 kilogram. According to the BMI recommendation, a healthy women of 35 years old who is as tall as Serena Williams must weight no more than 169 lbs which means she has maintained her weight to an ideal ask by her body. Her regular work outs and daily training with proper diet is one of the reason why she is average on weight.
The average weight for women in America back in 2010 was 166 pounds. This was 18.5 percent increase that that in 1960 where men used to weight as similar to women now, in average.
According to a survey, an average American weights 30 pounds more than French and has more than 70 pounds than that in Bangladesh.
Serena Williams Facts
Many people think that she is elder sister of her sister Venus Williams, but in fact she is fifteen months younger than her sister Venus who is also a professional tennis player.
Serena Williams height is 5 ft 9 inches which is 5 inches longer than that of average American Women. Meanwhile her weight is 70 kg which is absolutely healthy weight compared to her age and height. However she is smaller than her sister Venus, who is 6′ 1? tall. Her sister Venus weighs 165 lbs, which is 10 pounds larger than Serena. This is natural because of her height.
Serena is youngest of five girls, her other sisters are Lyndrea, Isha & Yetunde. Her eldest sister Yetunde Price was murdered back in 2003.
She began playing tennis at the age of 5 in local courts.
She faced her sister Venus Williams in 1999 Lipton Championships, which was first time since 1884 where two sisters faced in finals of a professional tournament. However, her sister Venus Williams won the challenge.
Serena Williams’ favorite city is Rome and her favorite sports other tennis is gymnastics.
She has been ranked number 1 for 253 weeks on her career. Only three other players have enjoyed the top spot longer than the American Tennis star.
Beside tennis, she was fond of nail technology. She became a certified nail technician in early 2010 for her nail collection.
Serena Williams who did different charity work for the funding of Haiti earthquake victims was selected as UNICEF international goodwill ambassador in 2011. She won two gold medals at 2012 Olympics, one at double tennis and other at singles. That was her first ever gold medal in singles.
In 2013, she won her second French Open championship after she defeated Maria Sharapova in the final of the tournament. Later that year she went on to win US open. In same year, she became the oldest player to be ranked first after the computer rankings were introduced in 1975. She was 31 years old when she won the first position in ranking which was her sixth time in her career to be ranked first.
She loves watching gymnastic after tennis. Meanwhile she also watches movies and football. She also loves reading, playing table tennis, talking on the phone and spending time with her friends and family.
Serena Williams lives in Palm beach, Florida along with her sister Venus along with her two dogs. She owns a small stake on Miami Dolphins franchise.
She was ranked number one for the first time and she is the female tennis player who has won more money in cash prize than any other player.
Both Williams sisters, Serena Williams and Venus Williams appeared in the Simpsons episode, ‘Tennis the Menace’.
She has a net worth of more than $130 Million. She earns around $15-$20 Million every year with endorsements deals with the outfits like Nike and Kraft Foods. Apart from her tennis earnings and endorsement deals, she also has her own line of clothing called Aneres. Spell it backwards and you will see a magic.
In 2009, she launched her signature collection of handbags and jewelry which is sold mostly with Home Shop Network.
She has won 64 singles titles, 22 double titles and two mixed double titles in her career. This includes 34 grand slam titles, 19 singles title, 13 doubles titles and two mixed doubles title.
When it comes about her love life, she dated rapper Common. His real name was Lonnie Rashid Lynn and is popularly known by his stage name Common. Although they say that they broke up in mutual understanding, Common said in an interview that he initiated break up. Despite of their break up, the duo has been able to maintain a good friendship he said.
Additionally she was romantically linked with her coach, Mouratoglou when they two were seen in holiday vacationing together. Mouratoglou is 46 years old French tennis coach who is of Greek descent. Although these two have been linked, both of them have never publicly spoken about the relationship, neither accepting or denying the claims made by different media outlets.
Selena Gomez height is 5’9″, while her weight is just above 70 kilograms which is an ideal weight and height for women of her age.