Andre Agassi Family: Wife, Kids, Siblings, Parents |
Andre Agassi wife and familyEdit
Brooke Shields (ex-wife)
- Date of birth: May 31, 1965 (58 years)
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
Duration of marriage: April 1997 – 1999
Brooke deals with modeling and acting. She is most famed for having parts in Pretty Baby, The Blue Lagoon and Endless Love movies plus Suddenly Susan and Lipstick Jungle television series.
Having met Agassi through mutual friends, Brooke was the initiator of their romance as she wrote a flirtatious letter to the athlete in 1993. Pretty soon, they started dating and in April 1997, the lovebirds tied knots. However, the marriage was short-lived and ended in two years. Shields later stated that she knew that their marriage was a mistake the following day after the wedding but admitted that the relationship with Andre was necessary for her to get some independence from her mom Teri, who was also her manager.
Today, Brooke is married to Chris Henchy, a father of her two daughters.
Stefanie Maria “Steffi” Graf (wife)
- Date of birth: June 14, 1969 (54 years)
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
Duration of marriage: October 2001 – present time
Hailing from Germany, Steffi is an accomplished tennis player who gained 22 Grand Slam titles and three Olympic medals, including the gold one in 1988. In 1992-1999, she was romantically linked to racing driver Michael Bartels.
Though they knew each other for some time, Steffi and Andre didn’t communicate till 1999, when Agassi made the first step and invited the girl out by sending her a letter. Subsequently, Andre espoused his sweetheart on October 22, 2001, at their Las Vegas home with only their mothers present. Soon, the spouses were blessed with two kids.
Andre Agassi kids
Jaden Gil Agassi (son with Steffi
- Date of birth: October 26, 2001 (21 years)
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Jaden is the couple’s firstborn who drew his first breath 6 weeks prematurely. Having inherited great athletic skills from his parents, he played soccer before understanding that his real passion was baseball. As a junior, he earned several MVP awards and was praised for excellent hand-eye coordination. In 2020, Jaden signed a contract with University of Southern California.
A cute fact: when Jaden was 5, he made a necklace for Andre and he promised to wear it anytime he was away from home. The athlete still keeps that necklace.
Jaz Elle Agassi (daughter with Steffi)
- Date of birth: October 3, 2003 (19 years)
- Zodiac sign: Libra
As her parents didn’t push her forward to follow in their footsteps, Jaz got involved into horseback riding and hip hop dancing. She prefers to keep away from the limelight and rarely makes public appearances.
Emmanuel “Mike” Agassi (father)
- Date of birth: December 25, 1930 (92 years)
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Having Armenian and Assyrian roots, Emmanuel’s ancestors changed their last name Aghassian to Agassi. Being raised in Iran, he represented that country at various boxing competitions, including 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games. In 1952, the man moved to the US and changed his name to Mike.
Mike was Andre’s first coach. Having failed to make tennis stars of his elder kids, he didn’t provide the boy with the ability to choose his path and insisted that he become an athlete. Agassi even shared that he thought that his dad gave him speed (a drug) as a junior to witness better results.
Elizabeth “Betty” Agassi (nee Dudley) (mother)
Betty tied knots with Mike on August 19, 1959, and became a mother of his four children. She was always supportive of her son and even appeared alongside Andre in Got milk? advertisement. Being a breast cancer survivor, Betty now shares her experience with other women and helps them to get information about the progress of the disease treatment.
Rita Agassi (older sister)
- Date of birth: September 18, 1960 (63 years)
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
Rita was also trained by dad and dedicated much time to develop her tennis skills. However, in 1984, she rebelled against Mike and got hitched to tennis player Pancho Gonzales, who was 32 years her senior. Rita was his sixth spouse and gave birth to a son named Skylar.
Philip Agassi (older brother)
- Date of birth: October 14, 1962 (60 years)
- Zodiac sign: Libra
Philip used to play tennis in childhood but had no desire to turn professional. Later, he was Andre’s personal manager and travel companion whom the celebrity called his defender and partner in crime. Phil is married to jewelry designer Marti.
Tamara Dargey (nee Agassi) (older sister)
- Date of birth: April 8, 1967 (56 years)
- Zodiac sign: Aries
Tami is a philanthropist. In her early 30s, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and battled the disease. Since then, she raises cancer awareness and donates money to various organizations along with being an executive director of the Rivkin Center. Moreover, Tami published the cookbook Star Palate featuring recipes from celebrities and athletes to donate the profits to charity.
In 2004, Tami got hitched to Lobsang Dargey, a former Tibetan monk turned developer. They have three kids together.
The name of Andre Agassi is known around the world thanks to his astonishing tennis skills. He became professional at 16 and by 25, he was already the world’s number one. The athlete earned 8 Grand Slam titles and was an Olympic champion in 1996. Having retired in 2006, Andre now coaches other athletes, runs his own businesses and foundation.