Quick Facts of Simona Halep
|Full Name||Simona Halep|
|Date of Birth||1997 /09 /27|
|Hair colour||Light Brown|
|Body Measurement||36-25-36 inches|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Twitter and Instagram|
|Net Worth||$35 Million|
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The 27-year-old, Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player. Between 2017 and 2019, she has been twice the world No.1 in singles. Halep has won 19 WTA singles titles and two Grand Slam singles titles: the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Further, she has earned over $33 Million from Prize money; hence, her net worth is enormous.
Simona Halep who turned pro in 2006 is the first Romanian tennis player to win a Wimbledon singles title. So, fans are always curious to know the personal life of this young and beautiful tennis player. Is she dating anyone right now?
Simona Halep’s Age and Parents
Simona Halep was born on September 27, 1997, in Constanța, Romania. She was born to parents Tania Halep (mother) and Steve Halep (father). Besides, she grew up alongside a sister named Nicolae Halep. As of 2019, Simona is 27 years old, and her birth sign is Libra. Born to a football player, Simina admires Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The famous tennis player, Simona Halep first attended Junior High School and learned tennis there. On November 23, 2018, she shared an image on her Instagram, showing her Doctors Honors degree. From an early age, Halep developed a keen interest in Tennis. Moreover, her father is a former football player at the Romanian professional football club Sageata Stejaru.
How much is Simona Halep’s Net Worth?
The 2018 Player of the Year winner, Simona Halep has a stunning net worth of $35 Million as of 2019. The primary source of her income is professional Tennis. Besides, Halpe also has several endorsements deals with high-profile brands. Therefore, her net worth and salary are higher. For your information, Serena Williams is currently the wealthiest female tennis player in the world.
As of July 2019, Simona has earned to date $33,228,806 in career prize money. In 2018, the amount of her prize money was worth $22,913,208. Apart from prize money and endorsements deals, Simona also earns additional income from business ventures.
Now, about Simon’s stunning ride, in 2014, Porsche gifted the young star a brand new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe whose price is over $290,000. Besides, she also owns several luxury cars.
Simona Halep Endorsements
Talking about endorsements deals, Simona’s current clothing sponsor is Nike, after signing the contract in February 2018. Before 2018, she had her apparel supplied by Adidas and before May 2014, by Lacoste and her shoes by Nike.
In November 2014, she also signed a deal with Vodafone Romania for three years. Halep has endorsed Hublot watches since 2016. As of 2019, Halep is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz Romania.
Simona Halep from Tennis Player to Businesswoman
Simona’s growing earnings are being translated into investments into her family’s business. Simona is an owner of a four-star hotel in Romanian ski resort Poiana Brasov. In 2018, she closed down her SH Cafe in Constanta, to focus on real estate.
In 2017, Simona Halep bought two properties in Brasov, and Poiana Brasov, one of Romania’s most popular ski resorts. As part of the same EUR 2 million packages, Halep also bought the Drachenhaus hotel in Brasov, in the city’s historic center.
She and her family owned several buildings in Constanta. Apart from business, Simona is actively involved in the welfare of youths, especially young girls. One of them consists in sponsoring a girls’ hockey team, at the suggestion of former ATP player, businessman Ion Tiriac.
Is Simona Halep Married?
Talking about Simona Halep’s marital status, there is no definite evidence of her marriage records. Several sources claim that Simona is dating Romanian footballer, Radu Barbu, while, some sources claim she is married to her colleague, Horia Tecau. However, Simona hasn’t publically announced the name of her husband. We do know that she is the mother of a beautiful daughter. Halep frequently posts pictures of her daughter on Instagram.
As per her, Instagram post, Simona gave birth to her daughter in November 2016. But, she has kept the name of her daughter’s father entirely private.
Simona Halep’s Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Simona Halep stands at the height of 1.68m and has a bodyweight of 132 lbs. Similarly, she has a perfect body measurement of 36-25-36 inches. Do you know, Halep’s natural bust size was more than her current’s bust size? She underwent a breast reduction surgery to avoid complications for her tennis match. She wears a bra size of 34C. Her initial bra size was 34DD. Further, Halep has blue eyes and light brown hair.
Simona Halep’s Career
Simona Halep got the first final victory at Trofeo Bonfiglio. She won the Roland Garros Junior Championships. She continued playing in ITF tournaments till 2009. In August 2009, she got victory over ITF $25000 tournaments and entered the semifinals of ITF $50000 tournaments in Minsk and $25000 ITF tournament in Poland. After that, she moved 450 places up in world rankings.
In US Open 2011, she played with an ankle sprain and defeated Li Na in the first round. This was the first win of Halep over top 10 ranked players in the world. She played French Open 2012, where she reached quarterfinals. She was world No. 47 in rankings and No. 2 in Romanian Rankings in the year 2013. She won her two WTA titles and became the first Romanian woman to win back to back title at different surfaces.
She became the only player of the year to win titles on different courts- grass, clay, indoor, and hard courts. On 21 November 2013, She won the WTA Most Improved Player of the Year Award. Not only that she was also entitled at ESPN Center Court’s Most Improved Player of 2013. She began the year 2014 from Sydney International Tournament. She moved to No. 10 rankings in the world and became the fourth Romanian to do so. She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles twice between 2017 and 2019.