Los Angeles Legend Venus Williams’ Expensive Move as She Becomes Part of $580 Million Worth Company’s ‘Compton’ Initiative

Published 01/24/2023, 2:31 PM EST

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The American tennis legend, Venus Williams, is known not just for tennis but for her fashion and business ventures too. The legend is a popular figure among tennis enthusiasts all over the world. Recently, Venus fans received a delightful surprise that was totally unpredicted- a Venus miniature! And the figurine is not just released by any company but by the collectible giant Funkopops!

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For collectors worldwide, Funkopops vinyl figurines are a coveted treasure. The new limited collection of pop vinyl miniature figure features Venus in an adorable look. This new collection of Funko also features Los Angeles rapper Eazy-E. In short, the collection is up for pre-booking, and by the looks of it, fans are not going to be shy with the purchases.

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Venus Williams looks adorable in the new Funkopop Purpose edition figurine

Collectors and tennis fans alike love Venus Williams. Be it for her bold sense of fashion or her powerful strokes on the court, Venus is an icon to young women all around the world. This new collection of Funkopops features Los Angeles-born celebrities and Venus is someone who definitely stands out from the lot.

The collection launches in collaboration with Color Compton and the figurines are a limited edition collection. They will only be available to customers via pre-booking on the Funkopop site. The collection is also a part of Funkopops’ venture: Purpose.

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Released in 2021, Purpose is a special edition of Funkopops products that contribute to various charities. These feel-good deeds come as an added treat for collectors who purchase Funkopops. From this particular collection, $10 per purchase will be going towards supporting Color Compton, according to ScreenRant.

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Color Compton is a social organization that seeks to uplift the underprivileged students of the Compton community. It mainly educated them by encouraging their ventures in arts and history. Color Compton is an organization founded in 2019 by Abigail Lopez Byrd.

Alexis Ohanian is a fan of the Venus Funkopop!

Serena Williams’ husband is apparently a Funkopops fan. And not just any pop, he has got himself a pop of his sister-in-law, Venus Williams. In 2021, Ohanian posted a picture of the adorable figurine in his office on his official Twitter handle. Funko also has a collection of Serena Williams featured-pop vinyl figurines as well.

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Funkopops are a delight to children and adults alike. While they’re extremely minimalistic, they are also adorable, which makes them sell out in huge numbers. Amidst the disappointment of Venus not playing the season’s Australian Open, these figurines are sure to bring delight to Venus’ fans.

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Annesha Banerjee

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Annesha Banerjee is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s in English. Her love for tennis and other sports is influenced by her mother, who was a remarkable athlete back in the day.
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