Facts of Anna Kournikova
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||39 years old|
|Family Name :||Kournikova|
|Birth Country :||Russia|
|Birth Sign :||Gemini|
|Height :||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Weight in KG||54 KG|
|Married to||Enrique Iglesias|
|Education||Russian University Of Physical Culture|
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a retired professional Russian tennis player who is popular worldwide due to her appearance and celebrity status. She is now raising her kids with partner Enrique Iglesias.
Anna Kournikova Relationship with Enrique Iglesias
In late 2001, Kournikova started dating pop star, Enrique Iglesias. since they met on the set of his Escape music video. As per some online sources, the two were married, but they separated for some unknown reasons.
In 2013, the couple reconciled and they are proud parents of three children. After coming together, the lovebirds welcomed their two year-old twins- a boy and a girl named, Nicholas and Lucy in Miami.
The pair even hid the information about the pregnancy from the media and audiences. But then back in 2018, the pair shared the first-ever picture of their kids on social media.
Meet Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias Baby no. 3.
Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias took to Instagram to share some shots of their newborn baby on 13 February 2020 two weeks after welcoming her into the world.
In the heartwarming snap, the Bailando hitmaker is seen donned a green hospital gown, hair net, masks, and gloves- peering at his new bundle of joy adorned with a striped hat on her head with a bow and also kissing his partner's forehead.
The Spanish singer, as well as, the athlete uploaded a snap with a caption "My Sunshine 01.30.2020"
Well, she is definitely sunshine for them after years as Enrique and Anna have become parents for a second time. Also, his brother Julio Iglesias Jr., in a radio interview with ADN radio host exclusively revealed he's become an uncle. He added, "my brother now has three children and he's super happy".
The Russian tennis player dated a lot of fellows, but only a few came into the limelight. Among them, Pavel Bure, a retired professional ice hockey player is the one who falls on her dating list. The couple met for the first time in 1999 and eventually started dating. A year later, they were rumored to be engaged which they denied. But by October 2013, they had broken up.
She has been in a serious relationship with some of the guys and was reported to have married as well, but she has denied the rumors. In 2011, Sergei Fedorov, a teammate of Bure claimed that he was married to Kournikova in 2001 and divorced in 2003.
She strictly denied the claim. However, the agent of Fedorov also claimed that he was married but was not sure whether the lady is Kournikova or not.
How Much Is Anna Kournikova's Net Worth?
The former professional tennis player, Kournikova has an impressive net worth of $50 million which she earned from the various professions. Whereas, her partner, Iglesias has an estimated net worth of $100 million.
After the retirement, Kournikova is working as a new trainer of NBC’s The Biggest Loser (replacing Jillian Michaels) from where she makes a salary of almost $5900k. She also earned the prize money of $3.5 million from WTA Tour. Along with this, she with her partner, Iglesias invested $20 million in building a private island in Miami.
With such earning, she owned a house in Miami which she sold for $7.5 million. Later, she moved with her partner in Miami mansion with a tennis court worth $26 million.
Kournikova and Iglesias jointly have a great collection of luxury cars that includes: Porsche 911 Turbo (costs from $159,200-$171,500), Cadillac Escalade SUV ($73,995 - $99,095), and Mercedes SLS 63 AMG ($296,950-$276,800).
Also, her partner owns a private yacht (ranging from a thousand dollars to million) and a private jet (costs million dollars) as well.
Charity and Donations
Anna Kournikova after retirement began to play for charity purposes. Kournikova participated in the three events in late 2004 by Elton John with Andy Roddick and Serena Williams. In 2005, she played in the charity events for the Indian Ocean tsunami with Chris Evert and John McEnroe.
Kournikova also became a member of the St. Louis Aces in the World Team Tennis playing doubles. In 2008, she raised $400k for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund in an exhibition hosted by Elton John and Billie Jean King.
Anna Kournikova started her professional tennis career at the age of 14. Kournikova won the Fed Cup for Russia and a European Championship, making her the youngest players to do so. In 1995, she won the International Tennis Federation title twice and reached in the finals of the Women’s Tennis Association Tour at the Kremlin Cup.
In 1996, the 5 feet 8 inches tall made her grand slam debut in the US Open and the following year appeared in Australian and French Open. She then partnered with Swiss star, Martin Hingis and won the Australian Open doubles championship in 1999 and 2000.
Winning the title, Kournikova was ranked number 1 in doubles and also earned the title of the WTA Award for Doubles Team of the Year with her partner, Higgins in 1999 and 2000. In the same year, 2000, she also won the Golf Coast Open doubles and made it to eight semi-finals at the WTA Tour Championships in various places.
In the 2001 season, Kournikova injured her left foot and also suffered a severe back and spinal problems. Due to this, she had to take a break from her career, to undergo multiple surgeries. Kournikova soon made a comeback and won the Grand Slam Doubles at the Australian Open in 2002.
In March 2004, Kournikova stopped playing professionally, however, is playing only for charity purposes.
Anna Kournikova Wiki-Bio
Anna Kournikova was born Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova on 7th June 1981 in Moscow, Russian SFSR under the birth sign Gemini. Kournikova holds two nationalities, Russian and American (2010) and as far as her ethnicity is concerned; she is Caucasian.
Kournikova is the daughter of Alla and Sergei Kournikova, a former Greco-Roman wrestling champion. spent her childhood with her younger brother, Allan (a youth golf world champion).
At the age of 5, Kournikova received her first tennis racquet. She then joined the Spartak Tennis Club where she trained under Larissa Preobrazhenskaya. In 1989, she appeared in junior tournaments and eventually attained much of the attention from the tennis scouts around the globe.
By the age of 10, Kournikova went to Florida at Nick Bollettieri's tennis academy after signing a management deal. In 1997, she graduated from a Russian high school and since then she has attended the Russian University of Physical Culture as well. Due to the chronic lower back trouble, she retired from professional tennis.
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Anna Kournikova Affairs
First Affair with Pavel Bure
He is a retired Russian professional ice hockey right winger who is nicknamed "The Russian Rocket" for his speed.
Second Affair with Enrique Iglesias
Anna Kournikova is in a relationship with Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler simply known as Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He started his career in the mid-1990s on an American Spanish Language record label Fonovisa. The couple came together in 2013 after separating for some months.