John McEnroe is a former American tennis player. His career was extremely successful and has gained huge popularity worldwide. Apart from the career in sport, he is also well-known television commentator. Let’s find out how much is John McEnroe’s net worth in 2018.
John McEnroe was born on February 16, 1959, in Wiesbaden, West Germany. His father ‘John Patrick McEnroe Sr’ worked in Unite state Air Force and mother ‘Katherine Tresham’ who worked as a surgical nurse. John moved to New York during the early days of childhood with his family and also grow up there. He completed schooling from the Trinity school and pursued graduation from Stanford University in 1977. Since school days, he was fond of Tennis and always shows great skills in the game. John’s brother ‘Patrick McEnroe’ was a good tennis player, and he used to follow him.
He started playing when he was only eight years old, and later at the age of twelve, he joined the Eastern Lawn Tennis Association. He has married twice. He married an actress named ‘Tatum O’Neal’ in 1986, and together they have three children, but eventually, they got separated in 1994. John again married Patty Smyth’ in 1997, and he has two daughters from her. Currently, he is retired from the profession and living happily with family.
John always showed the keen interest in tennis from his childhood days and later chose to make the successful career as a tennis player. He used to play in his schooldays and looking towards his interest his parent enrolled him in the Eastern Lawn Tennis Association.
He performed extremely well there and also plays for regional and national level tournament. He officially started the career as a tennis player in 1977 when he was 18 years old. He won the mixed double arranged by French open and also gives the amazing performance in the grand slam tournament.
Later in 1978, he signed a contract with ‘Sergio Tacchini’ and also joined ‘ATP tour’. During this period he also won the grand slam singles title. He was the first youngest player to win that title to the date. He also got success in WCT finals and won the title as a ‘National Collegiate Athletic Association’ as well.
John was a member of the winning team of ‘Davis Cup’ for the years 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1992. Continuing the history of success in 1979 John again won two ‘Grand Slam’ men’s doubles titles with the partner ‘Peter Fleming’. He won the title as a ‘US Open’ singles for two consecutive years 1980 and 1981. During 1984 he showed great performance in Wimbledon.
In 1989, he won ‘US Open’ double time for the last time and the final ‘Wimbledon’ title in 1992. After that, he took retirement from the profession as a tennis player. During 1994 John launched art gallery to encourage new artist and 1999 he became captain of the team named ‘Davis Cup’. Apart from this he also appeared in a few films including ‘Mr. Deeds’, ‘Wimbledon’ and ‘Jack and Jill’ and TV series includes ‘Arliss’ and ‘Parkinson’.
Awards and achievements
1. During 1978 he won ‘French Open mixed double.’
2. In 1979 John won the singles at National Collegiate Athletic Association
3. He achieved a position as a World’s number 1 player during 1980
4. John has won the title as ‘ATP player of the year’ for three times including 1981, 1983 and 1984.
5. In 1989, he won ‘World Championship’ in tennis finals
6. Throughout the career period, John has won seven Grand slam singles titles, and nine titles of Grand slam men’s double. Apart from this, he has also won one title of Grand slam mixed double.
Net worth of John McEnroe
This powerful tennis player has a net worth of about $65 million. He has achieved this all from his performance in the game. His main source of earning is his participation in various tournaments and contracts signed by him. He earned well through it. Apart from this, he has remained captain of the team named ‘Davis cup’, and it contributes well in his net worth. After retirement, his participation in various movies and TV serial also helps to improve his net worth.
John McEnroe is a well-known player popular for his award-winning performance in the game of Tennis. He has achieved exceptional success throughout career period and also becomes number one player in the world. The promising achievements he won during the career are enough to say everything about him.