Inside King Richard’s family from tennis icons Serena and Venus Williams to estranged daughter

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RICHARD Williams is understood around the globe because the mastermind behind the success of his daughters, tennis stars Serena and Venus.

The tennis legend, who was performed by Will Smith within the 2021 film King Richard, is understood to be the daddy of 9 youngsters, though it’s speculated he might have others.

Richard Williams, 80, is known as the mastermind behind the careers of tennis legends Serena and Venus

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Richard Williams, 80, is named the mastermind behind the careers of tennis legends Serena and VenusCredit: AFP
Williams is pictured with Venus and Serenas' mother Oracene 'Brandy' Price

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Williams is pictured with Venus and Serenas’ mom Oracene ‘Brandy’ PriceCredit: Getty
One of Williams' children from his first marriage, Sabrina, has spoken out against her father, who she claims has more than a dozen kids

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One of Williams’ youngsters from his first marriage, Sabrina, has spoken out in opposition to her father, who she claims has greater than a dozen childrenCredit: These pictures are the www.thisischriswhite.com and can’t be reprinted except authorised to

The well-known American tennis coach, 80, was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and has married a complete of 3 times.

After graduating highschool. he moved to California, the place he met his first spouse Betty Johnson, who he married in 1965.

The couple had 4 youngsters collectively: three sons named Richard, Ronner, and Reluss, and two daughters, Sabrina and Reneeka.

Additionally, Williams and Johnson additionally raised Johnson’s daughter from a earlier relationship, Katrina.

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While not a lot is understood about Williams’ oldest 5 youngsters, Sabrina has claimed Williams “was a serial philanderer” who has over a dozen youngsters, a lot of whom he allegedly doesn’t converse to.

Sabrina advised The Sun in 2020: “I do know there are extra siblings, I used to be advised between fifteen and nineteen far and wide, from LA to Louisiana.”

Following his 1973 divorce from Johnson, Williams met Oracene “Brandy” Price, who already had three daughters with her then-deceased husband.

They were married in 1980 and moved to Compton, California, before welcoming two daughters together, Venus on June 17, 1980, and Serena on September 26, 1981.

Venus’ potential in tennis was spotted at the age of 7 by Tony Chesta, a tennis player local to California.

This encouraged Richard to move to West Palm Beach, Florida, to enable Venus to attend Rick Macci’s tennis academy. The former tennis player and coach took notice of Venus and gave her additional coaching.

Serena followed in Venus’ footsteps, attending Rick Macci’s tennis academy.

Williams took over his daughter’s coaching in 1995 when Venus turned professional at the age of 14.

Serena made her professional debut in 1995, much like her sister Venus, and became a top-10 player in the late 1990s.

Williams and Price divorced in 2002 and he went on to marry a third time to Lakeisha Graham. The pair were married from 2010 to 2017 and had son Dylan Starr, born in 2012.

The tennis coach has one other known 49-year-old son, named Chavoita LeSane, whose mother is unknown.

In 2021, Chavoita was given power of attorney over his father who is reportedly “incapacitated” following two strokes which reportedly left him barely able to talk.

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Williams and Graham have been involved in a lengthy court battle over their four-bedroom home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Serena’s childhood home was put up for sale after Williams’ estranged wife Lakeisha lost the property by blowing hundreds of thousands on a failed trucking business and “fast food and frivolities,” according to court papers.

William is seen with his third wife Lakeisha Williams. The two have been involved in a messy divorce for years

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William is seen together with his third spouse Lakeisha Williams. The two have been concerned in a messy divorce for yearsCredit: Getty


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