Billy McKeague Biography
|Date of Birth:||1989|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 1 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Net Worth||$400 Thousand|
|Famous for||Ex-boyfriend of Victoria Azarenka|
|Education||University of Missouri|
Billy McKeague, a former field hockey player is widely popular for his tumultuous relationship with Belarusian tennis champ ex-girlfriend Victoria Azarenka, who won 21 Grand Slam singles including the Australian Open (2012 & 2013). While together with Victoria, Billy welcomed a son named Leo, and after their split, the custody battle between the duo grabbed notable limelight.
The University of Missouri attendant after leaving hockey transited to golf & currently serves as a golf pro at a resort in Hawaii.
Billy McKeague Early Life- Age, Height & Education
Born in 1989 in St. Louis, Missouri, the USA, McKeague is the son of Chase McKeague, the chairman of the investment group Chase and Company, and his wife Lynn McKeague. An American by nationality, Billy has 2 siblings: brother Charlie and sister Lisa.
As of March 2021, Billy is currently in his 30s, 31-32. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall.
After attending St. Louis High School in 2007, McKeague enrolled at Chaminade College Preparatory School. After that, he went to the University of Missouri and majored in Speech and Dramatic Art.
What Does Billy McKeague Do For A Living?
During his college days, Billy McKeague was active in his athletic career & while at the University of Missouri, he played Elite Hockey for 3 seasons (2008 to 2012). After graduation, he saw a decline in his hockey career & then saw interest in golf.
Following several months of practice, McKeague began working as a golf pro at the North Shores Resorts in Kauai, Hawaii.
Shares A Son With Ex-Girlfriend Victoria Azarenka- Relationship Details & Custody Battle
After quitting his collegiate hockey career, Billy enchanted his golf skills & was an instructor at North Shores Resorts where he met Victoria Azarenka. Reportedly, the women's singles champ came there to meet her friend Gabrielle Reece and Reece’s husband, Laird Hamilton.
Their first encounter sparked romance between them shortly; reportedly, Victoria was already in a relationship then but later began dating McKeague in 2014. After a couple of years, in July 2016, the news of Azarenka's pregnancy came up & welcomed son Leo on December 20, 2016.
They were living together in Manhatten Beach, California. While hopes for their relationship update was already on hype, the duo shocked all with the announcement of a split in August 2017. The lengthy battle for the custody of their son became an interest of online media.
Although in 2018, reports came out as Victoria had won the early round of the U.S. custody proceedings, however, the Los Angeles County ruled that the proceedings should take place in Belarus rather. Then in December 2018, the California Courts of Appeal led to the overturning of the jurisdiction decision of Los Angeles County Superior Court Belarus.
The lengthy battle ended with Victoria's victory and the duo even spent the 2020 lockdown together.
How Much Is Billy McKeague's Net Worth In 2021?
McKeague has an estimated net worth of $400,000 as of early 2021- thanks to his career as a hockey player during college days & now as a golf pro at Hawaii resort. The yearly average salary of a golf instructor is $35,695.
On the other, as per Celebrity Net Worth, Victoria Azarenka has a $20 million net worth. Most of her earnings came through endorsements & prize money. In 2012 & 2013, she won the Australian Open finale against Maria Sharapova and Li Na respectively. Her notable finished include runner-up to Serena Williams in US Open (2012 & 2013) and runner-up to Naomi Osaka in the 2020 US Open.
Reportedly, she made $15.7 million between 2012 & 2013 that include $6.7 million in prize money & $9 million from endorsements Nike, Wilson, American Express, Citizen Watch & Red Bull. Her total earnings from prize money account $32,347,288.