|Chris Evert Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||December 21, 1954|
Chris Evert is an American former world No. 1 tennis player who won 18 major singles titles, including a record 7 French Open titles and a joint-record 6 US Open titles (tied with Serena Williams). She dominated women’s tennis in the 1970s and 1980s and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1995.
Christine Marie Evert
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Chris Evert studied at St. Thomas Aquinas High School (a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) and graduated in 1973.
Professional Tennis Player
- Father – Jimmy Evert (September 9, 1923 – August 21, 2015) (Tennis Coach, Player)
- Mother – Colette (née Thompson)
- Siblings – Jeanne Colette Dubin (née Evert) (October 5, 1957 – February 20, 2020) (Younger Sister) (Professional Tennis Player), John Evert (Brother) (Tennis Player) (Played tennis on scholarship at the University of Alabama and later at Vanderbilt University), Drew Evert (Brother) (Tennis Player) (Had a tennis scholarship to Auburn University), Clare Evert (Younger Sister) (Played scholarship tennis at Southern Methodist University)
- Others – Charles John Evert (Paternal Grandfather), Christine Marie Grotz (Paternal Grandmother), Joseph Nicholas Thompson (Maternal Grandfather), Marie/Mary Claire Boylan (Maternal Grandmother)
Evert has been repped by Chris Evert Charities, LLC., Company, Boca Raton, Florida, United States.
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, she has a net worth of $16 million.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Chris Evert has dated –
- Vitas Gerulaitis
- Pat Boone
- Geraldo Rivera
- Jimmy Connors (1973-1976) – Chris Evert dated former world No. 1 tennis player Jimmy Connors from 1973 to 1976. They also got engaged when she was 19 years old and a wedding was scheduled for November 8, 1974. However, the romance ended before that and the wedding was called off. In May 2013, he revealed via his autobiography that Evert was pregnant with their child and she unilaterally decided to have an abortion. She then replied that she was “extremely disappointed that he [Connors] used the book to misrepresent a private matter”.
- Jack Ford (1976) – From January to May 1976, she dated television personality Jack Ford.
- Burt Reynolds (1977)
- John Lloyd – Chris Evert married former professional tennis player John Lloyd in 1979 and changed her name to Chris Evert Lloyd. The marriage struggled after her affair with English singer and actor Adam Faith and John and Chris separated. However, they later reconciled and went on to chronicle their marriage in a biography titled Lloyd On Lloyd. In April 1987, the marriage ended in divorce.
- Adam Faith (1982)
- Andy Mill (1988-2006) – She married former alpine ski racer Andy Mill in 1988 and they had 3 sons – Alexander James (b. October 12, 1991), Nicholas Joseph (b. June 8, 1994), and Colton Jack (b. June 14, 1996). She filed for divorce on November 13, 2006, and it was finalized on December 4, 2006, with Evert paying Andy Mill a settlement of US$7 million in cash and securities.
- Greg Norman (2008-2009) – Evert married Australian entrepreneur and retired professional golfer Greg Norman on June 28, 2008, in the Bahamas. However, after 15 months of marriage, they announced their separation on October 2, 2009, and their divorce was finalized on December 8, 2009.
Race / Ethnicity
Chris Evert is of Luxembourgish and distant French descent on her father’s side and has Irish roots on her mother’s side.
Her consistent, counterpunching game
Chris Evert has done endorsement work for Puritan Fashions.
She was raised in a Catholic household.
Chris Evert Favorite Things
- Surface – Clay
- Workout – Hiking in the mountains in Aspen
Chris Evert Facts
- She was 16 years old when she made her Grand Slam tournament debut at the 1971 US Open.
- Women’s Sports Foundation named her the “Greatest Woman Athlete of the Last 25 Years” in April 1985.
- Tennis magazine named her 4th on its list of “40 Greatest Players of the Tennis Era” in 2005.
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