About Pete Sampras
It has been announced that the overall amount of athlete Pete Sampras net worth has an estimate of 150 million dollars. He has accumulated his net worth through being a professional tennis player. At his time, he was considered to be the World’s Number 1 tennis player. Thus, tennis was the main source of Pete Sampras net worth which brought millions of dollars to it. In addition, he had a lot of endorsement deals which also increased his net worth by a mile.
He was playing tennis for 15 years and is considered as one of the most successful tennis players. Pete Sampras holds 14 Grand Slam titles which also proves that he was really good at what he did. He started his career in tennis in 1988 and his last match was in 2002.
His last match was at the US Open where he won against Andre Agassi in the finals. For six years in a row, Pete Sampras held the title of the world number 1 player, between the years 1993-1998. His holding the title for such a huge number of years was also a record for the open era. In addition, he won 7 Wimbledon singles championships which is also considered as another record set by Pete Sampras in the open era. Such a huge number of winnings also increased the overall amount of Pete Sampras net worth.
For 286 weeks in a row Pete Sampras stayed in the 1st position of the best tennis player. It made the longest time ever that a male player has held such a high position. Previously to him, the first position was shared by other tennis players, such as Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors. In addition, Pete Sampras is regarded to be as the last tennis player as a man to win both Wimbledon and ATP World Tour Finals.
Pete Sampras was born in Maryland. His mother was of Greek origin and his father was from the United States. In addition, he grew up in a household where Greek morals and policies were highly applicable. On Sundays, he had to go to the Greek Orthodox Church all the time. In his early childhood, Pete Sampras showed his abilities in sports. When he was only 3 years old, Pete Sampras found a tennis racket in the basement of his house and started playing with it while hitting balls to the wall. Little did he know at that time, he would end up getting a lot of financial success out of it which would incrase Pete Sampras net worth a lot.