| Date of Birth :|| Aug 12th, 1971
| Age :||49 Years old
Short Bio and Age
According to Pete Sampras bio, he was born on August 12, 1971 in Washington, D.C., United States. Pete Sampras age is 48 years now. He holds an American nationality. Pete belongs to Greek, Jewish ethnicity.
Net Worth and Salary
Pete Sampras estimated net worth is $150 million. He earned this all through his 14-year long career at the top of tennis. He has participated and won prestigious events like the Australian and Wimbledon tournaments. His salary is not available now.
Pete Sampras is a retired professional tennis player who dominated the sport all through the 1990’s. By 1987, Pete Sampras’ talent was marked for everyone to see. Pete was selected to play on the United States Junior Davis Cup team. Later that year, Pete beat top-seeded Michael Chang at the U.S. Open Junior Championships, prompting him to go full in support of and join the ATP Tour in 1988. He ended his first year on the tour with a ranking in the Top 100.
Pete Sampras got his first taste of success by winning the U.S. Open in 1990. The 19-year-old Pete became the tournament’s youngest-ever champion as he beaten legendary players such as Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe on his way to the final. The final match of the tournament was against his longtime rival from the junior circuit, Andre Agassi, who didn’t make it much of a contest as he was beaten in straight sets.
Pete Sampras had a hard time living up to expectation, having achieved huge success so early. It took him three years to taste major success again, this time at Wimbledon in 1993 he defeated his friend Jim Courier.
The same year, Pete won the U.S. Open for the second time and later on, the Australian Open.
Pete Sampras went on to dominate the tennis sport throughout the 90s. Pete was named ATP Player of the Year from 1993 to 1998. By 2000, he defeated Roy Emerson as the sports’ greatest winner with his 13th major title. The 14th title came in 2002 final at the U.S. Open against longtime opponent Agassi. That final was the last official tennis match of Pete’s career. It made him the oldest winner of an Open Championship at the age of 31.
Pete Sampras was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007. The American has been hailed as the best tennis player in history. He earned the title by being the first man to win 14 Grand Slam titles.
Is Pete Sampras Married? Who is his Wife?
Pete Sampras is married to Bridgette Wilson, a former Miss Teen USA winner. She was also an actress, singer and model. The couple got married on September 30, 2000. They have two sons; Christian Charles Sampras who was born on the 21st of November 2002 and Ryan Nikolaos Sampras born on the 29th of July, 2005.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Pete Sampras height is 6 feet 1 inches. His weight is 77 kg which is equal to 170 lbs. His body measurements are 40-14-30 inches.
Wiki and Social Media
Pete Sampras is active on social sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Pete has a huge fans following him on such media. More info about his personal and professional life can be found on Pete Sampras Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.