Serena Williams plans on treating herself this year, plus she shares what she gets up to in her spare time

Serena Williams at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Photographed by Jon Kopaloff
Serena Williams at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. Photographed by Jon Kopaloff
Jon Kopaloff

Let’s be honest, with all the money our favourite celebrities have, one would think after investing some of it, the rest would be spent recklessly (well, according to us middle class people).

However, American professional tennis player, Serena Williams, spends her millions responsibly, to a point where she dubs herself as a “boring spender”.

READ MORE: Zendaya, Billie Eilish and Cardi B among these 10 most influential celebs in fashion

The tennis star admits she finds it hard to treat herself, and plans to get herself some accessories this year. “I don’t spend money, when I do, it’s on my daughter. I usually invest my funds. I am the most boring spender ever, I don’t spend it, and I invest it. I am really bad at treating myself, so I’m learning how to treat myself more. I’m working on it, I’ve thought about some jewellery,” Serena told People Magazine

READ MORE: Lupita Nyong'o's stylist reveals why the actress is everybody's style muse

The world’s number one also shared what could be in store for her future fashion lines. “I basically don’t balance. When I do something one day, it is a 100 percent. When I am done, I am done and on to the next thing. I live and breathe fashion, in the tennis off season, but no matter what else I do, I’m always a mom and I love every minute of it,” she adds

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

Follow us on social media here: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Sign up to W24’s newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our hot stories and giveaway.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Do you think it's important to get married in this day and age?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Yes, it's important in order to create a family unit and for companionship
22% - 705 votes
Not at all. Being single is far more liberating
9% - 289 votes
There is no general answer to this, it's each to their own
50% - 1598 votes
Yes, society still frowns on unmarried people, especially women
1% - 42 votes
It depends on whether you are able to find a compatible partner
18% - 569 votes