|Real Name/Full Name:
|Boris Franz Becker
|56 years old
|22nd November 1976
|Barbara Feltus (m.1993;d.2000) and Sharley Kerssenberg(m.2010;d2018)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Noah Gabriel, Elias Balthasar, Anna, and Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker)
|Yes (Layla Powell)
|Is Boris Becker Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Boris Becker is a German who is a former professional tennis player. He learnt tennis from his father, who owned a tennis center, and this made him learn when he was still young. At the age of 17, he had already won six titles for himself, becoming the youngest Wimbledon men’s singles champion.
He has been very successful in his career and has won many titles and awards. Although he struggled a lot to become successful, he still ended up being very famous in his career. He retired from his career in 1999 and has involved himself with coaching as well as a field poker.
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Early Life & Biography
Boris Becker was born on 22nd November 1967 in Leimen, Germany. He was born to his parents Elvira and Karl-Heinz Becker. He was raised in a Christian family as his mother was a catholic, and they all attended a catholic church.
He got his interest in playing tennis from his father, who had a tennis center in Leimen. His father was an architect. He went to Helmholtz Gymnasium in Heidelberg for his secondary education.
Boris Becker has been involved in several relationships. He was once engaged to Benedicte Courtin. He married his wife Barbara Feltus on 17th December 1993, who was then eight months pregnant. They had two kids, and a son called Noah Gabriel and another Elias Balthasar. They separated in 2000 after Barbara came to know of his sexual encounter with another woman who claimed to be pregnant for him.
The couple divorced in 2001, and Barbara was paid $.14.4 million. After Barbara, he had another relationship with Alessandra Meyer but did not last for a long time. In 2009 he married his second wife, Sharley Kerssenberg, who was a Dutch model. They a son, Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker.
Becker was declared bankrupt on 21st June 2017. this arose after he failed to pay $14 million to Arbuthnot Latham, a private bank, before the set deadline of payment. However, his bankruptcy was extended by 12 years.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22nd November 1967, Boris Becker is 56 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.91m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
Becker started his career in 1974 when he joined the TC tennis club. He later became a junior member of the Baden tennis association in 1977, and later in 1978, the German Tennis Federation hired him. By 1984 he was already a professional player, and he won his first doubles title in Munich. Since then, he became a champion and won other different titles. At the age of 17, he became the first youngest male Grand Slam singles champion.
He considers himself emotional, and whenever he realizes he is not doing well in the field, he would smash his rackets and be once fined $2000 for his outburst in the field.
After his retirement from tennis-playing, he said that he had won so many titles and wanted to go for something bigger than tennis. He has participated in various poker tournaments and has won on various occasions. He was also a commentator for BBC, and after he got a job as a coach, he abandoned his BBC commentator job.
Awards & Achievements
Becker has achieved a lot in his career since he started it and has won various titles. He got title Wimbledon at the age of 17 when he became the youngest singles champion. He also won ATP Tour World Championship as well as Queen’s Club Championship. Other awards that Becker received include ITF World champion of 1989, ATP player of the year 1989, and ATP award for the most improved player in 1985.
Net Worth & Salary of Boris Becker in 2024
As of February 2024, Boris Becker has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He has acquired his wealth from being a successful tennis player. After his retirement from playing tennis, he involved himself with activities such as being a coach as well as a field poker, which has helped to maintain his net worth. He also owns two apartments, one in Wimbledon and another in Miami, where his first wife and children live.
Becker can be said to be a very successful man in his career. He has acquired a lot of titles from his career and become very famous. He has also been ranked as one of the best tennis players and has been categorized as the 11th best male player from 1965 to 2005. After his retirement in tennis playing, he wanted to become a poker player, where he continued to win.