Victoria Azarenka’s Net Worth

Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Fiodaraŭna Azarenka[a] (born 31 July 1989) is a Belarusian professional tennis player. Azarenka is a former world No. 1 in singles, having claimed the top ranking for the first time on 30 January 2012.

She was the year-end No. 1 in 2012 and has held the top ranking for a combined total of 51 weeks.

Azarenka was born in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union, to Alla and Fyodor Azarenka.

At age 15, Azarenka moved full-time to Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, from Minsk, Belarus, to train and live. In this, she was aided by National Hockey League goalie Nikolai Khabibulin and his wife, who was a friend of Azarenka’s mother.

In 2012, she became registered in Monaco, but in August 2013 she purchased a large ocean-overlooking house in Manhattan Beach, California as her principal residence. Azarenka dated American musician Redfoo between late 2012 and early 2014.

Azarenka is endorsed by Nike for clothing, footwear, and apparel, and is frequently featured in promotional material for the company. Red Bull entered into a deal with Azarenka in January 2013, making her the first tennis player sponsor for the beverage and sports investment giant.

Throughout her career, Azarenka has been sponsored by numerous racquet companies: from the start of her junior career, up to 2012, she was sponsored by Head and used the Head Extreme racquet. Between 2012 and 2017, she was sponsored by Wilson, using the Wilson Ultra 100 racquet.

Upon her return to tennis after pregnancy in 2017, Azarenka signed an endorsement deal with Yonex for racquets, using the EZONE 100 racquet. She switched back to the Wilson Ultra 100 in 2018, although she was not under contract with the company; after her successful 2020 season, she became endorsed by Wilson once again.

Other endorsement partners include American Express, Citizen Watch, and Six Star Pro Nutrition; she was also endorsed by the investment company Instaforex between 2013 and 2016.

Citizen Watch manufactured an exclusive range of watches designed by Azarenka in 2013.

In August 2013, Azarenka was named the fourth highest-paid female athlete in the world by Forbes magazine, with total earnings of $15.7 million between 2012 and 2013; her prize money constituted $6.7 million, whilst her growing endorsements equaled $9 million.

Azarenka’s $7.9 million prize money haul in 2012 was a single-year record for a female athlete in any sport and remains the sixth-highest single-year total earned in WTA history.

With over $28.1 million in prize money, Azarenka is seventh on the list of all -time WTA prize money leaders.

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