Tennis star, Serena Williams has made history as the first athlete to make Forbes’ list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women.
Her fortune is estimated at $224m (about £177m), with investments in 34 start-up business over the past five years.
“I want to be in the infrastructure. I want to be the brand, instead of just being the face.” the 37-year-old tennis star told Forbes.
In April, Williams announced via her Instagram page that she was launching her own venture-capital firm, Serena Ventures.
Slide right to see a few brands in our portfolio. We have so many exciting things coming up! “
The mother of one has also dipped her hand in Asustra, a self-care brand based in the United States.
“I love [Asutra’s] focus on active self-care”, Williams said in her interview with WWD.
“Obviously I live and breathe that, and I was able to use their products as part of actively taking care of myself. I also love that their products work and they use all natural ingredients, so you can use the products for your mind, body and soul.
“That was a huge appeal for me and just fit right into my lifestyle.”