Lewis Hamilton v Serena Williams Networth Comparison- Which Multimillionaire Sports Icon Is Richer Between the Two Friends?

Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are at the top of their sport for a long time. Hamilton is a seven-time F1 world champion, whereas Williams is a 23-time Grand Slam winner. Undoubtedly, their impressive feats have made them the faces of their respective sport.


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The success in their sports not only earned them glory but also millions to fill their banks. Hamilton and Williams are one of the richest athletes in the world. Both the millionaire athletes are best friends. And, their fans are eager to know more about their net worth and who is richer. So, let’s find out about it.


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Serena Williams net worth

The American tennis star is said to be the third richest tennis player after the likes of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. There are reports suggesting that Williams has a net worth of around $250 million.

Serena Williams in action during her first round ladies’ singles match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich on center court on day two of Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture date: Tuesday June 29, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

She has earned near about $94 million worth of prize money throughout her career. There is no other women player to earn the same amount of prize money as Williams has. But Serena has not only earned her fortune through her games but also through her various ventures.

She has her own clothing line, and she also owns 0.5% stakes in the NFL team, Miami Dolphins. Further, there are reports that suggest she has invested in 66 start-ups through Serena Ventures.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – March 19: (LR) Serena Williams, Will Smith and Venus Williams attend the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on March 19, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Also, Williams has a deal with Amazon Prime Video for docuseries based on her. Williams also has investments in the NFT platform Bitski and also produced a movie called King Richard. The movie retells the journey of the Williams sister and their father.

Further, the actor Will Smith, who played Richard Williams, bagged Oscars for his acting. Also, Williams has brand deals with brands like Nike, Gucci, JPMorgan Chase, Gatorade, subway and Ford Motors.

Lewis Hamilton net worth

The seven-time F1 world champion is among the richest F1 drivers and is even believed to be at the top of the list. Hamilton has a net worth around $285 million. Hamilton ranks the eighth highest paid athlete on the 2021 Forbes list.

Formula One F1 – Saudi Arabia Grand Prix – Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – March 24, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton ahead of the Grand Prix REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Unlike Serena Williams, who earns from winning tennis championships, Lewis Hamilton doesn’t earn any prize money for winning his seven world championships. However, he receives a salary from the Formula 1 team he drives for. Undoubtedly, the achievements help him sign new contracts which are worth more than his previous contract. According to sources, Hamilton’s current contract with Mercedes is worth around $70 million.

Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – March 19, 2022 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during practice REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Apart from his earning through F1, Hamilton also has brand deals to earn him few extra millions. Hamilton has signed deals with brands like Monster Energy, Tommy Hilfiger, IWC, Sony, Bell Helmets, Bose, Puma, MV Agusta Motorcycles, Petronas, and Gran Turismo Sport. Further, Lewis also has his own clothing brand and a vegan burger restaurant chain.

Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams Chelsea Bid

Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams are famous for investing in many businesses. They also invest a lot of their earnings to fight against injustice and charity. But their recent investment plans have shocked the world. As they are planning to buy the English soccer club Chelsea.

The UK Government sanctioned the English Premier League club Chelsea. The reason for the sanction is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and a Russian businessman, Roman Abramovich, owns the club. So, Abramovich decided to sell his club which is worth around $3 billion.


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PORTO, PORTUGAL – MAY 29: Owner of Chelsea Roman Abramovich and Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea FC pose for a photo with the trophy after the UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Estadio do Dragao on May 29, 2021 in Porto, Portugal . (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

There is a lot of interest from various sources to buy Chelsea. because it is one of the best teams in the world, who also won the 2021 UEFA Champions League. So, the best-friend duo of Hamilton and Williams teamed up with the English businessman Martin Broughton to buy the club.

It was a shock for many people that the F1 and tennis veterans want to be owners of a soccer club. But many fans were astonished to know that Hamilton buying Chelsea despite being a fan of another London club, Arsenal. Goal Hamilton Revealed him buying Chelsea is because of his love for the sport.


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According to many speculations, the bid is nearing the end. So, soon fans would get to know about the new owners of Chelsea FC. But it would be fascinating to see if Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams become the owners.

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