World No. 2 Maria Sharapova has been named as the richest Russian celebrity by the Forbes Russia Magazine. Shot to fame at a young age of seventeen, when she claimed her maiden Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, the Russian diva has come a long way since then and now she is a hot property of the advertising world.
Russian Diva Maria Sharapova has a huge fan-base all across the world. Currently ranked as World No. 2 in the WTA Rankings, Maria Sharapova has been named as the richest Russian celebrity by Forbes Russia magazine.
The tennis star came out on top of the list, comprising of 50 richest Russian celebrities; consequently she got herself on the cover of Forbes Russia. Known for her stunning looks, on-court grunts and illustrious tennis career, Sharapova earns millions every year in endorsements. Though, the greater part of her wealth comes from these off-court endeavors, the Russian has also earned substantial prize money by producing remarkable on-court results.
The twenty six year old Russian has an impressive 37-6 win-loss record this season and she has claimed 29 career titles, including four Grand Slam trophies.
Recently, Sharapova launched her own range of candy named Sugarpova. She has been promoting this enticing product all across the globe since its release. The Diva has also hired Jimmy Connors as her new coach to improve her poor 2-14 win-loss record against the arch-rival Serena Williams, who is currently ranked as World No. 1 in the WTA Rankings.