The former world number one Maria Shrapova stunned the crowd at Friday’s Accelerate Summit, part of Miami Grand Prix Weekend. Sharapova made a bold fashion statement by wearing a black dress to highlight her curves.
The 36-year old Russian tennis player was one of the key speakers at the summit which brought influential women from sports industry together to discuss ways to empower and promote gender equality among athletes.
Sharapova expressed her gratitude on Twitter for the invitation to the summit. “Miami!! The morning was spent with beautiful, intelligent and powerful female leaders who are changing the sports industry in stiletto steps. She wrote: “Thank you for having me ,”.”
Attendees praised Sharapova for her accomplishments on and off court. Many people took to social networks to express their excitement at meeting the tennis icon in person.
Maria Sharapova: A look at her net worth and business ventures
Maria Sharapova is the former number one tennis player in the world . She has a networth of $196,000,000 over her career. Sharapova’s tennis achievements have made a significant contribution to her wealth. She has also had great success in her business endeavors.
Her candy line Sugarpova is one of her best-known products, launched in 2012. Since then, the brand has expanded to include a variety of gummies and chocolates as well as other confectionery items. It is sold in more than 30 countries around the world. Sugarpova is so successful, that Sharapova even considered quitting tennis to concentrate on the company.
Maria Sharapova is currently a board member for Moncler in addition to serving on other brands. Sharapova, in addition to her other business ventures is an investor for beauty and wellness brands like Bala Bangles and Therabody.
Sharapova is also involved in other business ventures including endorsements for companies like Nike, Porsche and Evian. Sharapova continues to increase her net worth despite retiring as a professional tennis player by 2020. She has been hailed as a leading athlete of her generation for her entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to social causes.