Will Smith’s Net Worth Compared With Serena Williams and Venus Ahead of King Richard’s Release

Published 11/17/2021, 2:30 PM EST
Serena Williams of The United States is congratulated by her sister and opponant Venus Williams of The United States following their ladies singles third round match on Day Five of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


The biopic, ‘King Richard’ portrays the life of Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams. Despite having limited resources, Richard fought against all odds to transform the young girls into legendary players. His role in the movie is played by two time Academy Award nominated actor, Will Smith.

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Both the Williams sisters have achieved immensely in their professional careers. As a result, they have earned a lot of money from their careers. Let’s take a look at the net worth of Will Smith, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams.

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Will Smith’s new movie tells the story of Richard Williams

‘King Richard’ tells the inspiring journey of an ordinary tennis coach wanting his young girls to achieve the zenith in the tennis world. From the streets of Compton, California, to competing at the global level, Richard transformed Serena and Venus into living legends.

Will Smith is playing the lead character of Richard Williams. Young actresses Demi Singleton and Saniyya Sidney will play the characters of Serena Williams and Venus Williams, respectively.

Will Smith net worth

Will Smith is an actor, rapper, and film producer from America. Smith has worked in some blockbuster movies like Men in Black, Pursuit of Happyness, Independence Day, Ali, and so on. Notably, the American actor has won four Grammy awards and been nominated for an Oscar twice.

As of 2021, Smith’s net worth is around 350 million dollars, making him one of the richest actors in the world.

Serena Williams net worth

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – AUGUST 13: Serena Williams serves during her match against Venus Williams during Top Seed Open – Day 4 at the Top Seed Tennis Club on August 13, 2020 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Serena Williams has conquered 23 Grand Slam singles titles in her professional career. Apart from singles titles, the American also has 14 doubles titles. Serena has also reached the highest ranking of World No.1 several times in her career.

From her professional career, she has earned an estimated amount of 130 million dollars. However, she also has brand endorsements with many major brands. Overall, the net worth of Serena Williams is estimated to be around 240 million dollars.

Venus Williams net worth

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 31: Venus Williams of the United States celebrates victory in her match against Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands during day one of the WTA 500 Yarra Valley Classic at Melbourne Park on January 31, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

Venus Williams is also regarded as one of the best female tennis players of all time. In the course of her career, Venus has won seven singles Grand Slam titles and 14 doubles titles, with her sister Serena. Notably, she has also reached the rankings of World No.1 on several occasions.

Venus Williams has also established her own clothing line, called Eleven By Venus. Overall, Venus Williams’ net worth is estimated to be 95 million dollars.

Out of the three, Will Smith is the richest celebrity, but Serena is not far behind the Hollywood star.

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‘King Richard’ could be Will Smith’s key to an Oscar win

Will Smith’s starring ‘King Richard’ has certainly taken everyone’s breath away. The scintillating journey of Serena Williams and Venus Williams has been portrayed in the epic biopic.

372178 06: FILE PHOTO: Richard Williams, center, with his daughters Venus, left, and Serena 1991 in Compton, CA. Serena and Venus Williams will be playing against each other for the first time July 6, 2000 in the tennis semifinals at Wimbledon. (Photo by Paul Harris/Online USA)

In several interviews, Will Smith has talked about his experience of working on this special project. His performance in the movie has also been regarded as one of his best, in a long and storied career. Can ‘King Richard’ be Will’s ticket to that elusive Oscar?

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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