|Real Name/Full Name||Monica Seles|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Monica Seles|
|Birth Place:||Novi Sad SR Serbia SFR, Yugosolvia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||2 December 1973|
|Age/How Old:||49 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 61 Kg
In Pounds – 134 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Karoly Szeles
Mother – Eszter szeles
|Siblings:||Yes (1) Zoltan Szeles|
|College:||Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Tom Golisano|
|Profession:||Retired Professional Tennis Player|
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Monica Seles, a retired professional tennis player. She is among the female legendry tennis player of all time in the world. She has gained a lot of popularity due to her great performance in tennis; she represented Yugoslavia and the United States. Monica Seles won the French Open Championship when she was 16, and she became the youngest-ever French Open champion. She has lots and lots of achievements in the field of tennis.
Well, how well do you know about Monica Seles? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Monica Seles’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Monica Seles to date.
Biography and Early Life
She was born on 2 December 1973 in Yugoslavia to an ethnic Hungarian family. When Monica Seles was only five years old, her father, Karoly Szeles, coached her. Her father was a professional cartoonist at the Dnevnik, and Magyar Szo newspapers, and her mother, Eszter Szeles, was a housewife. He also has an elder brother, and his name is Zoltan.
Her father made cartoon pictures for her so that tennis would become more fun and interesting for her, and she would enjoy playing the game. Monica Seles gives credit to her success to her father because he has taught her many trick shots, and she has learned the two-handed technique for both fronts and backhand from her father, and her father supported and encouraged both her brother and her to play tennis.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Monica Seles in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Monica Seles’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 31st March 2023 having been born on 2 December 1973. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 134lbs in Pound and 61kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is N/A and hair color is N/A.
From an early age, only she has started practicing tennis, and then she was offered to learn tennis at Nick Bolletteri Tennis Academy in Florida, but they couldn’t afford the fees of the academy. But one year after again when Nick met Monica this time he offered her free of coat coaching in his institution; he just didn’t care for the money; he only wanted her to practice well, and till that time, Monica has already won junior world championship many times, and she has become number 1 junior women player in the world.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Monica Seles was seriously attacked by a man; she was stabbed by a fan of her opponent during a match in Germany, but she survived somehow, and then she suffered from a binge eating disorder at that time her father also died from cancer, and all this become the major effects for her depression.
Then in the same year, 2009, she officially announced that she is dating the businessman Tom Golisano who is 32 years older than her and they were serious about their relationship and then on 5 June 2014 they, both got engaged, and after that, they both decided to marry each other and now they are a happily married couple.
Is Monica Seles lesbian?
As stated by Monica Seles many times in media that she is straight, and she also dated famous businessman Tom Golisano; they both had a serious relationship, and both of them gradually took their relationship to the next level, and both of them got engaged in the year 2014, and now they are a married couple.
Monica Seles is the youngest ever girl to be the French Open champion, and till she reached the age of 8, she has already become the number 1 junior player in the world. When she was 20 years old till that she has already won eight grand slam singles title and in the year 1991 and 1992 she becomes world number 1 player in singles but in the year 1993 she was attacked by the fan of her opponent during a match with a 9-inch long knife, and she was stabbed from the back, and then after for long two years she was not able to see on the tennis court but then in the year 1995 she made her grand comeback to the tennis court, and she won her fourth Australian Open title in the year 1996. In the year 2003, in French open, she played her last professional match, but she didn’t announce her retirement officially, but in the year 2008, she officially announced her retirement.
First, in the year 1985, she won the first Yugoslavian Sportswomen of the year award, and from here her bucket of awards have started and then in the year 1989 she was covered in the tennis magazine as female rookie of the year, then she won for continuously for three years both Australian Open and French Open titles, then she also won the grand slam title for consecutive three years from 1990-1992. She also holds many other awards, and she is also listed among the 30 women’s legend tennis players in the world. She entered the hall of fame in the year 2009.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Monica Seles in 2023
As of 2023, the net worth of Monica Seles is $25 million; in her carrier, Monica solely won $15 million as prize money which is $25 million dollars in today’s time. She is also seen in many charity activities, and she used to go on a lot of trips with her husband and with her family.
Some interesting facts you need to know
One of the interesting facts about her is that she is not used to smoking and drink in her life. When she suffered from BED disease, she used to a normal food at meals, but she used to take a large amount of junk food to her bed secretly, and she eats it all alone.
From the life story of Monica Seles, we could know that she is one of the legendary women players of all time tennis and she is a very hardworking and talented woman. We can learn many lessons from her life, and she is a very strong woman because even after her disease and her depression, she didn’t give up; she fought back and came out of it very strongly.