Andre Kirk Agassi is one of the highly acclaimed and dominant players in the professional tennis history. He has remained on the first position in the world rankings for a better part of his career. BBC described him as the biggest global star in the history of tennis upon his retirement. This amazing player’s career spans two decades and allows him to become eight times Grand Slam Champion. Overall, he won more than 60 titles in his career, including many prestigious titles. Let’s check out the net worth of Andre Agassi in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Agassi was born on 29th April 1970 in the home of Iranian Olympic boxer Emmanuel Mike Agassi and Elizabeth Betty Agassi in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada. His mother is a breast cancer survivor. Agassi has three older siblings like Tami, Philip, and Rita. He has a huge love for the sports since a young age.
Andre won the Doubles Championship in National Indoor Boys 14 along with partner Roddy Parks in 1982. This event organized in Chicago, Illinois and Agassi was only 12 years old. He gets enrolled in the Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Academy when Andre becomes 13 years old. He could only stay in this academy for three months due to financial problems. But Bollettieri called his father and said he would stay here for free just after watching thirty minutes of his play. According to him, I had never seen this level of natural level in a kid before in my life. He soon left studies to focus on the tennis.
Agassi has quite a long dating history before getting married with the Steffi Graf, who is one of the best female tennis players in the history. Andre dated Barbra Streisand during the early 1990s and even mentioned this relationship in his autobiography. He married first time to Brooke Shields in 1997, but their marriage failed and the couple divorced in 1999.
He gets the love of his life in the home of all-time great Steffi Graf with whom Agassi married on 22nd October 2001. Together, they have two children named Jaden Gil and Jaz Elie who born in 2001 & 2003 respectively.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Andre makes his professional debut at the age of 16 by participating in a tournament at La Quinta. Within the first year of his debut, he won the first singles title at the Sul American Open. From here, the glorious career of Agassi starts that ends up winning 60 single tournaments. It includes four Australian Open titles, two US Open, one Wimbledon, and one French Open title.
Agassi has popular rivalries with plenty of well-known players like Pete Sampras, Michael Chang, Boris Becker, Pat Rafter, and at last Roger Federer. He lost to his final match to Roger Federer in the final of 2006 US Open. Agassi is the only person in the history to win the ATP Tour World Championships and Career Golden Slam. He is also one of the five man single players to achieve a Career Grand Slam. Agassi also operates the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy that located in Las Vegas.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Andre Agassi is $190 million. He has earned more than $30 million in the form of prize money making him the right all-time highest earner in the history. Agassi also has endorsement deals with many companies during his prime days. Also, he has written his biography that sell lots of copies.
Andre Agassi is one of the most amazing players that ever played the tennis sport. He is now happily enjoying post-retirement life.