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Serena Williams makes history as first athlete ever to make Forbes’ list of World’s Richest Self-Made Women

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Serena Williams makes history as first athlete ever to make Forbes’ list of World’s Richest Self-Made Women

By Cortney Wills via https://thegrio.com

The superstar athlete with 23 Grand Slam titles under her belt is the first athlete ever to make Forbes‘ coveted list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women.

According to the magazine, she’s sitting on an estimated $225 million fortune, thanks in large part to her business savvy.

While she’s arguably the best female athlete on the planet, she’s also a super smart business woman who has quietly invested in 34 startups over the past five years. In April, she announced the launch of her investment entity, Serena Ventures, which will focus on funding companies founded by women and minorities.

“I learned you can’t overspend, but I also learned that I love seed investing,” she told  …

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