Oracene Price is widely known as a tennis coach. Oracene Price is widely known as the mother of Venus and Serena Williams.
On April 3, 1952, Brandy Price aka Oracene Price was born in Saginaw, Michigan. The name of her parents is not revealed but, her father was an automotive worker. She graduated from Buena Vista School, at the age of 18. Later on, she enrolled her name in Western Michigan University.
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Along with her sister Venus, she has also won 14 major women’s doubles titles. Undoubtedly, the pair are unbeaten in the Grand Slam doubles finals. They also include a non-calendar year Grand Slam between the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and the 2010 French Open. Hence, it also granted the sisters the doubles world No. 1 ranking. Besides that, she has won four Olympic gold medals, and 3 in women’s doubles. In the year 1998, she also won two major mixed doubles titles.
In 2016, she was the world’s highest-paid woman athlete and earned almost $29 million. Likewise, in 2017, she repeated this feat. Furthermore, she was the only woman on Forbes‘ list of the 100 highest-paid athletes. In 2003, 2010, 2016, and 2018, she won the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award 4 times. Moreover, she was named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine, in December 2015. On Forbes’ Worlds Highest-Paid Athletes list, she was ranked 28th, in 2021.
Oracene Price was married at a very early age to Yusef Rasheed. And, together they are blessed with 3 daughters named Yetunde Price, Lyndrea Price, and Isha Price. Thus, her elder daughter was a registered nurse, and beauty salon owner. Additionally, she is also a personal assistant to Serena and Venus Williams. Thus, she was shot in a hate crime and passed away at the hospital.
Additionally, her one daughter is a web designer, and another an attorney. After the death of her husband, she married tennis coach Richard Williams. They met while she worked as a nurse and has daughters named Serena and Venus. Likewise, they separated in 2000 and their divorce was finalized in 2002.
No details related to Oracene Price’s body measurement is revealed yet. She has beautiful eyes and has blonde hair color. But, the coach has brown hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes. Also, Price is not seen active on any social media sites.