Tennis: Is Maria Sharapova Pregnant?
Maria Sharapova is pregnant as she announced her pregnancy news through her Instagram account.
She posted a photo of herself on the beach, holding her baby bump, on her Instagram account, with the caption “Precious beginnings!!! Eating birthday cake for two has always been my specialty.”
In December 2020, Maria got engaged to Alexander Gilkes, a British millionaire.
Maria announced her retirement from tennis in February 2020, after 28 years on the court. She is the only Russian woman to win a Grand Slam in her career.
At the age of 18, Sharapova became the first Russian woman to reach the top of the singles rankings when she reached world No. 1 for the first time on August 22, 2005.
Maria Sharapova Is Expecting First Child With Her Fiance Alexander Gilkes
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Maria Sharapova, a Russian tennis player, has announced that she is expecting her first child with British businessman Alexander Gilkes.
Alexander is a successful businessman from the United Kingdom. From 2011 to 2018, he was the co-founder and president of Paddle8, which he co-founded in 2020.
Paddle8 is an online art and collectibles auction house that the Financial Times describes as reimagined art collecting for the digital age.
In 2017, Gilkes was named one of the Fast Company’s Most Creative Entrepreneurs.
Gilkes worked at LVMH and worked as an auctioneer for Phillips de Pury & Company. Gilkes left his position at Paddle8 in 2018 to start Squared Circles
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What Is Maria Sharapova Net Worth In 2022?
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Maria Sharapova estimated net worth is $180 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Maria’s net worth has also increased by 31% in recent years. The major part of her income comes from brand endorsements and sponsorships.
Sharapova’s sponsorship portfolio has helped her become one of the wealthiest and most popular athletes in the world.
Throughout her career, Nike has been her clothing sponsor, and in 2010, she signed a $70 million deal with them, the most valuable endorsement ever offered to a female athlete.
She also collaborated with Nike to establish her own clothing brand. After signing a three-year deal with Porsche in 2013, she became a brand ambassador for the automaker.
Is Maria Sharapova Married To Alexander Gilkes?
Maria and Alexander started dating in 2018 and got engaged in 2020. The couple had planned to marry in 2022, but their wedding date is still up in the air.
After Maria announced her retirement, Gilkes praised Sharapova for her strength, courage, and sensitivity over the years.
Sharapova was previously engaged to Sasha Vujacic, a Slovenian professional basketball player, but the couple never married and had no children.