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Andre Agassi Biography

Andre Agassi
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Name: Andre Agassi
  • Birth Name: Andre Kirk Agassi
  • Father: Emmanuel Agassi
  • Mother: Elizabeth Agassi
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Los-Vegas, Nevada
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Tennis Player
  • Net Worth: $175 million
  • Eye Color: Dark-Brown
  • Hair Color: Bald
  • Weight in KG: 80 KG
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Steffi Graf (m. 2001), Brooke Shields (m. 1997)
  • Children: Jaden Gil Agassi, Jaz Elle Agassi
  • Divorce: Brooke Shields (m. 1999)
  • Books: Open
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Andre Kirk Agassi was born on April 29, 1970 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Emmanuel Mike Agassi and Elizabeth Betty Agassi.  Andre’s father was a former Olympic boxer for Iran and his mother is a breast cancer survivor. Andre spent most of his childhood playing tennis with his three older siblings named Rita, Philip and Tami.

Andre was always interested in Tennis and thus went on to train and turned professional at the age of 16. He went on to compete in his first tournament at La Quinta, California and won his first match against John Austin. Agassi was then ranked world no. 91 by the end of the year. Agassi went on to win six additional tournaments in 1988 including Memphis, U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship, Forest Hills WCT and Stuttgart Outdoor among many.  He was then surpassed US$1 million in career prize money after playing in just 43 tournaments which is regarded as the fastest anyone in history had reached that level. He then went on to win the Canadian Open and also the 1994 US Open with a fourth-round victory in five sets against Michael Chang. He is noted to be first man to capture the US Open as an unseeded player, beating competitor Michael Stich in the final. Andre then went on to win three Masters Series events in 1995 including Cincinnati, Key Biscayne, and the Canadian Open and also seven titles total. In 1998, he won five titles and instantly jumped from world no. 110 to no. 6. It is noted to be the highest jump into the top 10 made by any player during a calendar year. Andre also became the only male player to win the Career Super Slam that consisted of all four Grand Slam tournaments and also an Olympic gold medal in singles and a Year-End Championship.

Andre has had a divorce and been married twice. Agassi first began dating American entertainer Barbra Streisand. He then got married to his first wife Brooke Shields in 1997. However, they had a divorce in 1999. He then married Steffi Graf on October 22, 2001 at their Las Vegas home. Graf was pregnant with their first child at the time. The couple gave birth to two children named Jaden Gil who was born on October 26, 2001 and Jaz Elle who was born on October 3; 2003.The couple along with their children is currently residing in Summerlin, Las Vegas Valley.

Andre Agassi is currently 45 years old and stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. His net worth is estimated to be a total of $175 million. Agassi went on to become the world no. 1 for the first time in April 1995.More information about him can be found on social media sites like wiki and Twitter.

 

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