Pete Sampras is a former American tennis professional with a net worth of $150 million. He began playing professionally in 1988 and retired in 2003. This article contains Sampras’ net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other information.
About Pete Sampras
Sampras started practicing tennis at 7 years old. His idol was Rod Laver since his early days. During his teenage years, he trained under coach Robert Landsdorp. At the age of 16, he began playing as a professional player.
Throughout Sampras’ career that was an incomparable record at the time of his retirement: a then-record seven suburban area titles, 2 Australian Opens, and a joint Open Era record of 5 United States Open titles. He won sixty-four singles titles in total. He first reached the planet No. 1 ranking in 1993, and command that position for a complete 286 weeks (third all-time), as well as AN Open Era record of six consecutive Year-End No. 1 rankings from 1993 to 1998.
Sampras remained in the ATP world No. 1 ranking for 286 weeks. Additionally, he still holds the renowned ATP record of six year-end No. one rankings (1993–98). During his lawn tennis career, he won fourteen sweep titles, seven suburban areas, and five US Open singles titles.
Throughout Sampras’ career, his lawn tennis rivalries with St. Patrick Rafter and Andre Agassi were noteworthy. Pete Sampras announced his retirement after winning the 2002 United States Open against his long-time rival, Andre Agassi. He credited much of his success to his former coach and friend Tim Gullikson, who died of brain cancer in 1996.
Pete Sampras’ Net Worth and Salary
In 2023, Sampras’ net worth is $150 million. During his career, the tennis player earned over $43 million as prize money. Reportedly, his career earnings are about $75 million in worth of today’s currency. Moreover, he earned $100 million from various guest appearances and endorsement deals.
Sampras had a good list of endorsement contracts during his professional career. He earned around $100 million from sponsorships. He had a major clothing sponsorship with Sergio Tacchini. Later, he became a Nike-sponsored athlete. The former tennis pro also had Dannon and Pizza Hut on his sponsor’s list. Also, the player invested in various real estate contracts which helped him amass an additional fortune.
|Full Name||Petros Sampras|
|Date of Birth||August 12, 1971|
|Place of Birth||Washington DC, USA|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||77kg (170 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$150 million|
|Father’s Name||Sam Sampras|
|Mother’s Name||Georgia Sampras|
Pete Sampras is married to Bridgette Wilson. Wilson is a former actress, singer, and former Miss Teen USA. The couple go married in 2000. At present, they share two children. They are Christian Charles Sampras and Ryan Nikolaos Sampras.
Sampras was born on August 12, 1971, in Washington DC, USA. At present, he is 51 years old.
His Height and Weight
The former American tennis player is 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall and he weighs 77kg (170 lbs).
His precise and powerful serve earned him the nickname “Pistol Pete” as a right-handed player with a single-handed backhand.
Pete Sampras’ stats
Best of Grand Slam Singles
|Australian Open||Winner||1994, 1997|
|Wimbledon||Winner||1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000|
|US Open||Winner||1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002|
Best of Major Singles Events
|Tour Finals||Winner||1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999|
|Grand Slam Cup||Winner||1990, 1997|
|Olympic Games||3rd Round||1992|
|Davis Cup||Winner||1992, 1995|
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FAQ about Pete Sampras
What is Pete Sampras’ Net Worth in 2023?
Sampras’ net worth is $150 million in 2023.
Is Sampras Married?
Yes. Sampras is married to Bridgette Wilson.
How Tall is Sampras?
He is 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) tall.
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