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– Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko Wiki Biography
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Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko Wiki Biography
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko was born on 25 January 1987, in Moscow, Russia, and is a professional tennis player, known through winning nine singles tournaments and 12 in doubles. She’s been active on the professional scene since 2001, and has a career high ranking of number 10. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Maria Kirilenko? As of late-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through success in professional tennis, having won WTA Tournaments both as a singles and doubles competitor. She also won the 2002 US Open Girls’ Singles. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Maria Kirilenko Net Worth $8 million
Maria first came to attention during her junior career, when she became one of the youngest winners of both the US Open and Canadian junior tournaments; this would lead her to turn pro and participate in WTA events. She started moving up the rankings, but was derailed by injuries. Despite this, she reached the 2005 French Open before being defeated by Serena Williams. She continued to play well over the years, and would to increase her net worth. She won her first title in Beijing, and would enter the World’s Top 20 for the first time in 2006, reaching the third round of the US Open. She then joined the Fed Cup tournament representing Russia.
In 2007, Kirilenko reached the third round of the 2007 Australian Open before being defeated, and the quarterfinals of the Acura Classic but lost against Elena Dementieva. Afterwards, she would participate in the US Open again, before winning her second WTA title at the Sunfeast Open. The following year would mark the first time she reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament at the Australian Open, and later in the year she would win another WTA title at Barcelona. In 2009, she then partnered with Agnieszka Radwanska, reaching the finals of the Dubai doubles tournament. She continued with good performances for the rest of the year.
2010 marked Maria’s first Grand Slam quarterfinals at the Australian Open, however, she would lose against Zheng Jie, then also reach the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia before losing to Serena Williams. She continued performing well and increased her net worth further, reaching the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic, but losing to Radwanska, ending the 2010 season as 20th in the world. She maintained her ranking all throughout the next year, winning the Gold Group Championship, and reaching the semifinals of the Guangzhou International Women’s Open, participating in many other tournaments during that year.
Maria represented Russia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and would reach the semifinals before being defeated by eventual silver medalist Maria Sharapova. She was injured for most of the latter part of the year, which limited her playing time, but in 2013 she had a good run, making her mark in several Grand Slam tournaments which would help her ranking reach the 10th spot. She got to the semifinals of the Australian Open and the Monterrey Open, however, a knee injury would then sideline her until 2014. One of her latest tournaments was the 2014 US Open.
Aside from tennis, Kirilenko has also been featured in numerous magazines, and has become the sponsor of several fashion brands. She previously promoted Adidas, and was featured in “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition”.
For her personal life, it is known that Maria was engaged to ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, but it was called off in 2014. The following year, she married the head of the Committee of Public Services in Moscow, Alexei Stepanov – she missed most of the 2015 season because she had given birth to a son.
Full Name Maria Kirilenko
Net Worth $8 Million
Date Of Birth January 25, 1987
Place Of Birth Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Height 5′ 8½” (1.74 m)
Weight 61 kg
Profession Tennis player
Spouse Alexei Stepanov
Parents Yuri Kirilenko, Olga
Movies Vamp U
1 Engaged to Alexander Ovechkin.
2 Very close friends with fellow tennis player Maria Sharapova.
3 She is a Russian professional tennis player.
Title Year Status Character
Vamp U 2011 Ludmila Pelikhova (as Masha Kirilenko)
Title Year Status Character
Wimbledon 2014 TV Series Herself
US Open 2010 2010 TV Mini-Series Herself
Wimbledon Championships 2010 2010 TV Series Herself
US Open 2009 2009 TV Mini-Series Herself
Rome Is Burning 2009 TV Series Herself
Open Access 2004-2006 TV Series Herself