Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is better known by her stage name Maria Sharapova. She’s also known as The Siberian Siren. Maria is from the Russian city of Nyagan. Sharapova was a top tennis player in the early twenty-first century. She has five Grand Slam titles to her name and is widely recognized as one of the best players of all time.
Maria Sharapova: Profile summary
|Full Name||Maria Sharapova|
|Net Worth||$140 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 19, 1987|
|Place Of Birth||Nyagan, Russia|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||130 lbs (59 kg)|
|Profession||Tennis player, Model, Athlete|
|Education||Tennis clinic in Moscow (by Martina Navratilova), IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, Rick Macci Tennis Academy|
|Parents||Yelena Sharapova, Yuri Sharapov|
|Nicknames||Мари́я Ю́рьевна Шара́пова , Maria Yuryevna Sharapova , Masha , The Siberian Siren , Sibirskaya Sirena|
|Awards||Olympic Games – Silver medal (2012 London), Australian Open – 2R (2003, 2004), US Open – 2R (2003), Australian Open – W (2008), French Open – W (2012, 2014), Wimbledon – W (2004), US Open – W (2006)|
|Nominations||Russian Cup Female Tennis Player of the Year (2006), ESPY Best International Female Athlete (2007), ESPY Best Female Tennis Player (2007, 2008, 2012)|
|TV Shows||“Live with Regis and Kelly”|
Maria Sharapova: Biography and Early Life
Maria Sharapova was born into the family of Yuri Sharapova and Yelena Sharapova in Nyagan, Russia on April 19, 1987. Her parents belong to Gomel, Byelorussian SSR. After a short time after Maria’s birth, her parents left their homeland because of their concerns regarding the effects of the Chornobyl nuclear accident in the year 1986. Eventually, her parents got a divorce.
Maria Sharapova: Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Maria Sharapova in 2022 and what is her height and weight? Well, Maria Sharapova’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 27th May 2022 having been born on 19 April 1987. Though she is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms. Her eye colour is Green and her hair colour is Blonde.
Maria Sharapova: Education
Maria Sharapova went to Keystone National High School in Pennsylvania. She then attended IMA Academy and even participated in an executive business course at Havard Business School. In 1993, when Maria was just six years old, she went to a Moscow tennis clinic. The owner of the tennis clinic was Martina Navratilova. Martina suggested professional training at the IMG Academy.
The academy is situated in Bradenton, Florida. Tennis star Maria Sharapova attended classes at Harvard Business School. She went to Harvard to study for the growth of her business. Sharapova got admitted into two courses at Harvard Business School. She got into the college to develop in her business skills and grew Sugarpova.
Maria Sharapova: Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
During her career, Maria has had a few high-profile relationships. She was engaged, in the year 2011, to Sasha Vujačić. He was a Los Angeles Lakers player. After two years of dating each other, they separated and broke off the engagement the upcoming year.
Businessman Alexander Gilkes is engaged to the five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova. They have already announced their engagement.
Maria Sharapova: Career
In the year 2003, Sharapova won her 1st WTA in the AIG Japan Open 2003. On her first attempt at Wimbledon in 2003, she reached the 4th round, which was remarkable for a first-timer. Exactly the next year, in 2004, Maria won a Wimbledon single. After winning this, she became Russia’s 1st female Wimbledon champion. By the end of the year 2004, she had also managed to win the WTA Championships title. She won her 2nd Grand Slam at the US Open in 2005.
Maria landed a silver medal in women’s singles at the Summer Olympics Games 2012. This was also Sharapova’s debut at the Olympics. She got a silver medal and lost the golden one to Serena Williams. Maria played more such games and brought a lot of laurels to herself and her family.
Maria retired from professional tennis in the year 2020 after losing to Vekic in Melbourne in the final match of her career. Specifically, she retired on February 26 in 2020.
Maria Sharapova: Net worth
Maria Sharapova’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million from her career as a former tennis player as of last estimated in the year 2022. She also earns a considerable amount of money from brand endorsements.
Maria Sharapova: Awards
- Won Russian Cup Newcomer of the Year in 2003
- Won Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Newcomer of the Year in 2003
- Won WTA Player of the Year in 2004
- Won WTA Most Improved Player of the Year in 2004
- Won ESPY Best Female Tennis Player in 2005
- Won Prix de Citron Roland Garros in 2005
- Won Russian Cup Female Tennis Player of the Year in 2005
- Won Russian Cup Female Tennis Player of the Year in 2006
- Won Whirlpool 6th Sense Player of the Year in 2006
- Won ESPY Best Female Tennis Player in 2007
- Won ESPY Best International Female Athlete in 2007
- Won ESPY Best Female Tennis Player in 2008
- Won Russian Cup Team of the Year in 2008
- Won WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player in 2010
- Won WTA Humanitarian of the Year in 2010
- Won WTA Most Fashionable Player (On Court) in 2010
- Won WTA Most Fashionable Player (Off-Court) in 2010
- Won WTA Most Dramatic Expression in 2010
- Won ESPY Best Female Tennis Player in 2012
- Won Medal of the Order For Merit to the Fatherland 2nd Class on April 28, 2012
- Won Medal of the Order For Merit to the Fatherland 1st Class on August 13, 2012
- Won Russian Cup Female Tennis Player of the Year in 2012
- Won Order For Merit to the Fatherland on February 5, 2016