Boris Becker is a German tennis player and is a coach currently. Becker is a former successful tennis player and he managed to do so in an incredibly short period of time. He rose to the number one world ranking during his playing career. Boris has struggled with many financial and legal issues in his life. After his retirement, he coached many bright and promising future stars of tennis.
Boris Becker has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He is a former professional tennis career and he has earned his net worth mainly due to his career. His net worth is still increasing as he is coaching many future tennis players now.
Boris Franz Becker was born on November 22nd of 1967 in Leimen, West Germany. He was raised in a Catholic family. His father was the founder of a tennis center in Leimen, and Becker practiced playing tennis at his facility. He was a proficient tennis player at a very young age.
He ended up being a pro in 1984 and won his first professional doubles the same year. He was the first unseeded player who won the Wimbledon singles title. He achieved a number of wins and developed a strong rivalry with Stefan Edberg.
In the mid-90s, his career began to get affected because of his financial and marital issues. He retired after he failed to win at the Monte Carlo Open. He was a professional tennis player and won 49 singles titles and 15 doubles titles.
In 1993, Boris got married to a model called Barbara Feltus. She was pregnant with his baby at that time, and she gave birth to their first child soon. Barabara gave birth to another child in 1999. In 2000, Boris and Barbara separated. Barbara did not follow the prenuptial agreement and saved Boris from the $2.5 million initial payouts.
She took him to court and settled on a larger amount. Boris cheated on Barbara and had another child during his marriage with Barbara. Boris got married to another model Sharlely Kerssenberg after he got separated from Barbara.
Alleged Financial Issues
Becker had a debt and the case was issued against him in October 2015. The amount of the debt was not disclosed but there were reports that it was about $14 million. His business advisor also claimed that he was indebted with $41 million. Boris earned a hefty amount of $130 million during his career through his game and endorsements.
Boris Becker did not hand over his Wimbledon trophies when he was in the process of liquidating his assets. He violated the terms of bankruptcy and did not reveal information about his assets. He also faced criminal charges because he violated the terms. He was also charged with hiding 1 million pounds and it was revealed that he kept them in different bank accounts. His bankruptcy has been extended to 2031 and it was also discovered later on that Becker has been hiding assets that are worth 4.5 million pounds.