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Tennis Champ, Serena Williams Scores Big With $800k Stock Purchase

SurveyMonkey’s opening day on the stock market was a win-win for the company and tennis star Serena Williams.

Williams became a shareholder last year when she joined SVMK’s board of directors last year, and on Wednesday the shareholders got more of a piece of the pie when the company’s stock soared on it’s first day of trading on the Nasdaq, the New York Postreports.

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The company’s stock went from 45 percent from their IPO price to $17.24 a share, giving the company a $2.1 billion value. That means Williams earned $857,500 more toward her net worth, according to reports.

This is an especially nice birthday gift given Wednesday was Williams’ 37th birthday.

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