Retired Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, owner of the “Sugarpova” company that produces luxury sweets, entered the club of the 10 richest women in Russia, who got their fortune on their own, according to “Forbes” magazine.
Sharapova, 33, and now residing in the United States of America, reaped a fortune of about $ 325 million during her professional career, and is ranked tenth in the list of the richest Russian women who got their fortune “self-made”, according to “Forbes” magazine. Famous, interested in counting wealth and monitoring the growth of financial institutions and companies around the world.
While topping the list, Russian businesswoman, Tatyana Pakalchuk, founder and CEO of the Internet store “Wildberries”, has an estimated wealth of $ 10.1 billion.
It is noteworthy that Maria Sharapova announced, in late December, her agreement to marry British businessman Alexander Gilks, where she published a group of photos and videos that collected them through her personal account on “Instagram”.
The winner of five Grand Slam titles commented on the photos with her fiancé Gilks, founder of the online auction company Paddle8, which specializes in selling artworks: “I said yes from the first day we met. This was our little secret, wasn’t it?”
Maria Sharapova has been romantically linked with the 41-year-old British businessman since January 2018.
Gilks is the co-founder of the Squared Circles venture capital fund, in addition to the online auctioneer that he chaired from 2011 to 2018.
According to the New York Times, in 2015 auction works of art valued at more than $ 140 million. He is also a board member of the New York Academy of Arts.
Gilux pays great attention to charity, and organizes social and artistic activities and events with stars such as Madonna and Elton John.
Sharapova retired from tennis on February 26, 2020, and is the owner of Sugarpova, which produces luxury sweets.
Source: sport-express.ru “+ RT”