We all know Serena Williams as the greatest athlete of all time.
The icon's sterling career record includes 23 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, and four Olympic gold medals. So her new Wheaties box cover should come as no surprise!
"I have dreamt of this since I was a young woman and it’s an honor to join the ranks of some of America’s most decorated athletes," Serena said in a press release. "I hope my image on this iconic orange box will inspire the next generation of girls and athletes to dream big."
She also noted the significance of this historic moment. "In 2001, Wheaties paid homage to a true champion and an icon by putting her on the cover of a Wheaties Box," Serena wrote on Instagram. "Althea Gibson was the FIRST Black Woman tennis player to be on the box. Today, I am honored to be the second."
This milestone comes only a few weeks after the superstar made history by becoming the first athlete on Forbes' Richest Self-Made Women list.
"Serena exemplifies all of the personal attributes that Wheaties looks for when choosing who its next champion will be," said Tiffani Daniels, marketing manager for Wheaties, via a press release.
"On the court she has been named the women’s most valuable player seven times, while off the court she uses her voice to inspire and spark change to make the world a better place," Tiffani continued.
Serena's been killing the game since the '90s, so this Wheaties box is a looooooooong time coming. Nevertheless, congrats on another major accomplishment, queen!!!