Maria Sharapova Bio: 

Maria Sharapova - Beverly Hills - 2019
LOS ANGELES – FEB 24: Maria Sharapova at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, CA

Maria Sharapova is a Russian Tennis player born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Russia.  Se has been living in the United States since 1994 and gained popularity since 2001 when she joined the WTA tour.

Furthermore, she has been ranked as world No. 1 in different singles by the WTA. She is among the 10 women who hold the title of career Grand Slam. She is a right-handed player and currently wears Nike shoes you can see Nike Maria Sharapova collection here.

Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova

Maria has been the talk of the town for many years as she is the only player from Russia who won at least one singles title a year from 2003 and 2005.  According to her, it’s one of the greatest titles she had achieved so far.


Her age is 32, and she started playing professional tennis when she was 14 years old. Born in April, she is a Zodiac and believes in generosity and optimism. In her recent interviews, she also mentioned that she has a firm belief in stars and how they can change your luck.

Date of BirthApril 19, 1987
Place of Birth (Born)Nyagan, Russia
Turned Professional2003
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Salary Contract$21 million
Net Worth$196 million
Official Website


She completed her education from the IMG academy. She also attended the Harvard Business School, which she mentioned in her interview that it was one of the best institutes that taught her many things. She doesn’t have any specific degree in any field as she always wanted to play tennis.

This was the reason that she received many awards for it and has played in many tournaments. Furthermore, she enrolled at a tennis academy when she was 9 years old. Her tennis career started when she was getting an education from a keystone school.

Maria Sharapova - Battle of the Sexes - 2017
LOS ANGELES, CA – September 16, 2017: Maria Sharapova at the premiere for “Battle of the Sexes” at the Regency Village Theatre, Westwood


Maria attended the first tournament in 2000, where she won the title of Eddie Herr. At that time, she was only 13 years old. She was also given the special award as the rising star of the year. She made her debut at the age of 14 and played her first WTA tournament. During this tournament, she was named as the younger tennis player to reach the finals.

Now she has many awards and has played more than 800 matches. In 2019 she defeated Timea Bacsinszky in straight set.

Personal Life:

She dated Andy Roddick for about 2 years. After that, she also dated Charlie Ebersol, and Sasha Vujacic, Grig Dimitrov and more recently Alexander Gilkes.

Maria Sharapova - August 2019
Maria Sharapova – August 2019

Net Worth:

Her estimated net worth is around $196 million according to news sites, and her average annual income is around $21 million.

Awards and Achievements:

She has 5 grand slam titles and 35 singles titles. Furthermore, she was also ranked as no. 3 by the Women tennis association. She almost has 14 million followers on Facebook.

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