Williams rebounded as a recording artist in the late 1980s and released her debut studio album The Right Stuff (1988), whose title single saw moderate success before "Dreamin'" peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.Her second and third studio albums, The Comfort Zone (1991) and The Sweetest Days (1994), saw continued commercial success and for which she received multiple Grammy Award nominations.Maintaining a private personal life, Serena Williams rarely shares her dating history or past relationships.However, on December 29, 2016, Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.However, a scandal arose the following year when, a few weeks prior to the end of her reign, Williams learned that Penthouse magazine would be publishing unauthorized nude photographs of her in an upcoming issue.Amid growing media controversy and scrutiny, Williams resigned as Miss America in July 1984 (under pressure from the Miss America Organization), and was replaced by first runner-up Miss New Jersey Suzette Charles.
She initially gained recognition as the first African-American recipient of the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983.
Eleven months after initially walking down the aisle, Vanessa Williams remarried husband Jim Skrip on Monday.
The 53-year-old actress wed the accountant in a Catholic ceremony.
It's unsurprising, therefore, that Serena Williams has never struggled to find gentlemen with whom to "court" (is that possibly the worst tennis pun you've ever read? And it's equally unsurprising that she's struggled to hold onto any of them: Is it her busy schedule that makes relationships so difficult, or are the alpha males that have come into Serena's life just incapable of dealing with her gargantuan success?
Either way, click through for details of Serena Williams boyfriends, past and present.
Her most recent studio albums include Everlasting Love (2005) and The Real Thing (2009).