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Elizabeth Agassi, Wife of Emmanuel Agassi is a Cancer Survivor - Raised The Boxer's Four Children!
Updated On 14 Aug, 2023 Published On 03 Sep, 2021
Elizabeth Agassi is a fighter- a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the moment, the lady is living a healthy life without the illness while relishing a happy life. Let's find out who Elizabeth Agassi is!
Who Is Elizabeth Agassi?
Elizabeth Agassiis the loving spouse of former boxer Emmanuel Agassi, whose real name is Emanoul Aghassian. Elizabeth began her journey as the wife of Emmanuel in 1959.
Elizabeth Agassi with her husband Emannuel Agassi and son Andre Agassi posing for the photo. SOURCE: Pinterest
To be precise, Elizabeth first met Emannuel through a mutual friend. The friendship eventually turned into blissful marriage only after a few years of togetherness. The ceremony was held at Methodist Church in Chicago's Northside in the presence of close ones and family.
Likewise, the pair is parents to four grown-up children- Rita Agassi, Philip Agassi, Tamara Agassi, and Andre Agassi. Elizabeth's kids are all grown-ups now and have a family of their own.
Tragically, after enjoying more than six decades together as loving life partners, Elizabeth's beloved spouse, Emmanuel, passed away at the age of 90 on September 24, 2021.
Son of Elizabeth - Tennis Star Andre Agassi Married Twice!
Yes, you heard it right, world-famous tennis player- 8 times grand slam champion and 1996 Olympic winner Andre Agassi married twice. Andre is the most popular son of Elizabeth and her husband Emmanuel.
Andre Agassi with his lovely wife, Steffi Graf. SOURCE: Pinterest
Starting up with his first former partner, she is none other than Brooke Shields, an actress who got hitched in 1997. Unfortunately, their marriage wasn't meant to be forever as Andre and Brooke departed two years later.
The tennis champ then started seeing Steffi Graff, with whom Andre found the love of his life, in October 2001. It's been over 20 years since the power couple has been together. Andre and Steffi proudly raise their son Jaden Gill Agassi and daughter Jaz Elle Agassi.
Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf's Family Life
Despite being a popular celebrity, Andre chose to live like a normal person. Agassi stated, not wanting worthless attention. The former tennis star is happily living a simple lifestyle with minimal media attention.
Elizabeth Agassi with her former tennis star son Andre Agassi. SOURCE: Getty Images
When it comes to their nuptials, it took place at Las Vegas residence after two years of engagement. Further, Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf met for the first time in Paris, the city of love, during a tournament.
Speaking of Elizabeth's grandchildren- Jaden plays for the American Junior Baseball national team. At the same time, Jaz is adventurous and fond of horse riding.
Elizabeth Agassi - Battle With Cancer
Many might not know that Elizabeth Agassi is a cancer survivor who battled her way through cancer. The celebrity mother discovered a lump in her breast after necessary checkups and consulting her practitioner.
Check out the clip of Andre Agassi talking about his mother Elizabeth Agassi's cancer!
Fortunately, after treatment, Elizabeth is very fit and healthy and adopts a healthy lifestyle by maintaining a balanced diet. Her son, Andre, also took the initiative to form an organization to help those fighting cancer.