Andy Roddick is a retired tennis player. The real name of the Andy Roddick is Andrew Stephen Roddick. He was the no.1 tennis player in the world. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of the Andy Roddick in 2019.
Early life and Biography:
Andy Roddick was born on 30 August 1982 in Nebraska, United States. His father, Jerry Roddick was a businessman and his mother, Blanche was a teacher. Andy has two brothers, John and Lawrence. He completed his primary education from SEK Boca Prep International School. His childhood favorite tennis player was Andre Agassi.
Excited to know the personal life of this brilliant tennis player? Andy Roddick started dating Brooklyn Decker in 2008. Brooklyn Decker is a model and an actress. Andy Roddick tied a knot with Brooklyn on 17 April 2009 in Austin, Texas. On 30 September 2107, Brooklyn gave birth to their first child, Hank. Andy has been nicknamed as “A-Rod” by Alex Rodriguez. Andy showed a funny behavior while playing and he had a habit of giving witty answers in interviews.
Career, Awards, and Nominations:
At the age of 17, Andy was set to quit tennis due to back-to-back defeats in the matches. Then, his coach Tarik Benhabiles boosted his confidence and suggested him not to quit tennis. After taking proper training from his coach, Tarik, Andy performed brilliantly and became the No.1 Junior in the world in 2000.
At the age of 18, Andy defeated Pete Sampras, who was at the no.4 position in world tennis at that time. The most important game of his tennis career was the match against Younes EI Aynaoui in 2003. In that match, he conquered Younes El Aynaoui and entered in the semi-finals of the 2003 Austrian Open. In 2003, he gave an excellent performance and became the no.1 tennis player in the world. He was the first tennis player who received the no.1 position at the age of 21. In 2007, he suffered from the hamstring injury. In 2012, Andy officially announced his retirement from tennis after his last game against Juan Martin del Potro.
Andy had starred in the TV shows like: “Late Show With David Letterman”, “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, etc.
In 2011, he got an opportunity to host one episode of the show, Bobby Bones Show. He was the commentator in the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.
In 2004, Andy was honored with ESPY award under the category Best Male Tennis Player. He also won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award of the Year for his charity work.
Net Worth and Earnings:
The net worth of the Andy Roddick is around $35 million. In 2005, he became the brand ambassador of the Reebok by signing a 5-year contract for $25 million. He also endorsed top companies like Rolex, Sega, Microsoft Xbox, Powerade, American Express and Arizona Beverage Company. He founded Andy Roddick Foundation in order to help poor people.
Andy Roddick is one the legendary players in the tennis history. His dedication and consistency gave him a name as well as fame. His techniques and tennis skills won the heart of millions of Tennis players.