Richard Williams : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Biography
Richard Dove Williams Jr. is an American tennis coach know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Biography
|Age (as of 2021)||79 years old|
|Nickname||Richard, William, King Richard|
|Date of Birth||February 14, 1942 (Saturday)|
|Place of Birth||Shreveport, Louisiana|
|Parents||Richard Dove Williams and Julia Mae Metcalf|
|Wife||Lakeisha Graham (m. 2010–2017), Oracene Price (m. 1980–2002), Betty Johnson (m. 1965–1973)|
|Children||Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Richard Williams III, Dylan Starr Williams|
|School||High school in Saginaw, Michigan.|
|Net worth||$10 million US Dollars.|
Richard Williams is a professional tennis coach from the United States of America as well as a writer. He has trained several tennis players as a native of the United States.
His labour and skills were so legendary and well-known that a film about his life and struggles was made. The film King Richard was recently released on November 19th, 2021.
Early Life and Family
Williams was the oldest of five children and the only son of Julia Mae Metcalf (died 1985) and Richard Dove Williams Sr. of Shreveport, Louisiana. His younger sisters are Pat, Barbara, Penny, and Faye.For a time, the family resided on East 79th Street near railroad tracks.Williams graduated from high school and moved to Saginaw, Michigan and eventually to California.
Richard Williams Wife and Relationships
Williams has been married three times.After moving to California, he met Betty Johnson. They married in 1965 and had five children before divorcing in 1973:Sabrina, Richard III, Ronner, Reluss, and Reneeka, who were also raised with Betty's other daughter, Katrina.
In 1979, he met Oracene "Brandy" Price, who had three daughters by her then deceased husband. They married in 1980. Williams and Price had two biological daughters, Venus (born June 17, 1980) and Serena (born September 26, 1981). The family resided in Compton, California. Richard and Oracene divorced in 2002.
He raised public interest again after his divorce from Oracene Price and appearances with new girlfriend Lakeisha Juanita Graham who was a grocery store ownerand is a year older than Venus.In 2010, Richard and Lakeisha were married and their son Dylan was born in 2012.They later divorced in 2017.
Richard also has other children, including Chavoita LeSane.One adult son was present court-side at a tennis game in 2011.Late in his daughters' careers, he took a less visible role, turning to other interests such as photography.In July 2016, Williams suffered a stroke. Lakeisha Williams, his wife at the time, stated that his condition was stable.However, he subsequently suffered additional strokes.
Richard Williams Net Worth 2021
According to a recent sources the estimated net worth of Richard is estimated to be $10 million USD. Throughout his career as a coach, he has earned so much fame and has endorsed several brands which have eventually increased his net worth.
Richard Williams Career
In the years of his career as a Tennis coach, he has learned and even taught many things related to Tennis to his students. He knows each and every little technique of smashing the opponent in the tennis courts. Mr. Richard has actually started learning tennis from the person whose name he shared earlier as Old Whiskey. At that time when he was learning Tennis, he decided that he will train his future daughters and will make them international tennis players. This idea came to his mind when he once saw famous legendary tennis player Virginia Ruzici on TV playing in a Tennis Match.
William once shared that he started writing a plan and wrote an 85-page long plan after her daughter Venus and Serena were born in 1980 and 1981.He also shared that he began teaching them when they were almost 4 and 5 years old. Mr. Richard use to take them to a public tennis court in order to give lessons on tennis to them.
After years of his teaching, Richard got succeeded in getting her daughter to the Shreveport Tennis Tournaments. William has also admitted their daughters in the sports academy but due to their bad performance at the tournaments, Richard decided to pull them out in the year 1995 and started training them himself.
Later in 1999, Serena Richard’s daughter made history when she won the US Open. And later his other daughter Venus defeated Lindsay Davenport and won the 2000 Wimbledon title. From here the actual journey of Richard with her two professional tennis players’ daughters started and they appeared in many international tournaments.
To date, Serena and Venus have won many titles under the coaching of their father Richard. They have won Career Golden Slam, 3 Olympic Gold Medals, French Open, and many more.Not only this William has not only trained her daughter but her sisters have also been trained by him and they have also won the titles like US Open, Australian Open, and others.Adding more than in the year 2014 Richard presented himself as a writer and has written one book partnering with Bart Davis. His first and only book name is Black and White: The Way I See It.
Recently the popular Hollywood actor has been seen appearing in his latest release King Richard. This movie is connected to coach Richard William (Played by Actress Will Smith) because it has been pictured as the real-life story of Mr. Richard and his two daughters Venus Williams (Played by Actress Saniyya Sidney) and Serena Williams (Played by Actress Demi Singleton). King Richard’s movie has recently released on 19th November 2019 and has become a topic to talk about for media persons.