What's the Net Worth of Monica Seles?
Monica Seles is a retired professional tennis player from Yugoslavia has a net worth of $50 million. She made most of her net worth from the tennis career from a very young age.
Quick Facts About Monica Seles
|Monica Seles's Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Age||Dec 2, 1973 (48 years old)|
|Height||5 ft 10 in(1.8 m)|
|Birth Place||Novi Sad, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Marital Status||Married to Tom Golisano|
Monica Seles Net Worth, Career, Wiki, and More
Monica Seles has a net worth of $50 Million at present.
Seles gained most of her earnings from her career as a professional tennis player.
She is the tennis player with 9 "Grand Slam singles" titles in her career. She achieved eight of them playing for Yugoslavia, whereas one she achieved playing for the United States.
Monica was once ranked number one in the world.
She was the youngest player to win the "French Open", who won at the early age of 16.
The French Open award led her to a number of opportunities. After that, she went to Australia to show her talent.
There she played for the Australian Open four times.
Adding to the Australian Open she also played for the French Open, and the US Open. She played three times for French Open and two times for US Open.
In 1992, Monica made it to the Finals at Wimbledon
In March 1991, Monica became the number (#1) female tennis player in the world.
She retired from tennis in 2008.
Monica had a wealthy career.
Monica earned $15 million alone as prize money in her career. It was sourced that it is $25 Million in today's dollars.
She also does endorsements for her different brands. She has earned nearly $25 Million from endorsement deals.
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Monica Seles Relationship and Personal life
Monica Seles is married at present.
She started dating a famous businessman Tom Golisano in 2009.
Tom Golisano, a businessman, and founder of the company "Paychex Payroll" is a billionaire. He is also a former gubernatorial candidate and a successful business tycoon.
Tom is 32 years older than Monica.
They announced their engagement date on 5th June 2014 and got married later.
With her tennis career, she is also blessed in her love life and lives happily together.
She became a naturalized American citizen in 1994. Also, She received Hungarian citizenship in June of 2007.
She had also released her journey through a book. The memoir was named, "Getting a Grip: On My Body, My Mind, MySelf,".
She released her memoir in 2009.
The book shows the struggles she had to face in her life. She had to deal with depression, eating disorders, as well as a lot of family problems. It mainly focused on life outside of tennis which was quite difficult.
Seles has been working as a spokesperson since 2015 for Shire Pharmaceuticals.
Shire Pharmaceuticals are the makers of the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat Binge Eating Disorder (BED).
Monica Seles Early Life, Sucess, and Real estate
Monica Seles was born on December 2, 1973.
She belongs to Novi Sad, Yugoslavia which is now named Service.
She was born in an ethnic Hungarian family.
She was born to Ester Szeles her father and Karolj Szeles her mother. Ester and Karolj had two child.
Monica was a younger daughter with an elder brother named Zoltan Szeles.
Her father used to work as a cartoonist. He was a professional cartoonist for a couple of newspapers.
It was Seles's father who encouraged her in tennis. He started to coach her in tennis when she was five years old. He often used to draw pictures for her so that she would enjoy the sport.
She started to get success at 11years old. she won the "Junior Orange Bowl" tournament in Miami, Florida when she was 11 which helped to catch the attention of a great tennis coach Nick Bollettieri.
Later, She moved to the United States with her family and got a chance to get more success in tennis.
Interesting Facts About Monica Seles
- Monica Seles was the youngest-ever player to win French Open singles at the age of 16 years.
- She was also named as one of the "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present, and Future".