Christine Marie Evert or Chris Evert is a legendary American tennis player. She was born on 21st December 1954, in Florida. Chris was known for her two-fisted backhand in the tennis world. She was groomed up to be a tennis star. In her childhood days, he used to play with her father, Jimmy Evert. She grabbed eye balls with her famous win over Margaret Court, a top-ranked tennis player of that time.
She set a new milestone by remaining unbeaten for 55 consecutive matches in 1974, which included titles like the French Open and Wimbledon. Evert strode to the number 1. Spot in 1975. She grabbed her first Australian Open title in the year 1982. In the early 80’s tennis world saw the rise of another great player Martina Navratilova. Evert was a bit shaken but she was determined to maintain her top slot. Her rivalry with Martina Navratilova became the talk of the town.
In 1985 and 1986, Evert still didn’t budge from her determination and went on to win the French Open defeating her greatest rival Martina. Few years down the line, in 1989 U.S Open, Evert was defeated by Zina Garrison, which resulted in her declaration of retirement.
This greatest tennis player of all time had won 18 Grand Slam singles. To her name she has added 157 singles titles and 8 doubles titles. After retirement, this beautiful lady pursue a career as a commentator.
Evert had a breezy affair with Jimmy Connors. They were very much in love with each other and decided to exchange the marriage vows in 1974. But mysteriously the wedding was called off. Later on Evert got married to John Lloyd in 1979. But the couple separated in 1987. Little later, Evert tied the knot with Andy Mill in 1988. The marriage lasted till 2006. She later on admitted that she regrets the decision of leaving her year long marriage with Andy Mill.
Evert then got married to an Australian Golfer Greg Norman in 2008. They said “I Do” in an extremely lavis way in Bahamas. Around 100 guests were invited to join the celebration.. Unfortunately, her third marriage also broke off just after 15 months of togetherness. The reason stated for separation was their ego clash. They never could adjust with one another and ultimately found separate ways.
Evert has three children, Nicholas Joseph, Colton Jack and Alexander James, which she had from her second marriage.
Education: Chris Evert completed her education from St.Thomas Aquinas High School.
Chris Evert Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $36 Million US Dollars
Chris Evert has many titles in her name. This stunning lady has ruled the tennis court once upon a time. In fact not only her prize money but her endorsement has added up to her whooping net worth of $36 million US dollar as of 2017. Evert has been associated with brands like Converse, Wilson, Active Life Skin Products, Lipton and many more. She was so famous that all the brands wanted her for their endorsements.
Chris Evert Assets
A year back Evert had put up her Boca Raton Mansion for sale. The tag read a jaw dropping amount of $5.995 million. However, the celebrity has not revealed anything about her collection cars or her home.
Chris Evert Business Model
Currently, Evert is runs a tennis academy n Boca Raton. She is also engaged with ESPN as a tennis commentator. She has even launched her own collection called “Tennis Moms”, which showcases sportswear for women.
This beautiful lady never had a very good married life. She was caught up in the middle of controversies when her ex-fiancé Jimmy Connor, revealed that she got pregnant before their marriage. He also revealed that, Evert had an abortion with his permission. Lot of people thought that Connor was not right in talking about Evert’s abortion in open.
Evert not only grabbed eyeballs with her talent but with her beauty as well. She is a rare combination of immense talent and stunning features. She will forever remain as one of the most sought after tennis player of all time.
She still has a huge fan following. She qualified in the Hall of Fame few years after her retirement. She was often regarded as “Ice Queen” or “Ice Maiden”. She was praised for her graceful attitude and her poise in the court. Evert was very well-behaved while playing, that’s why the news of Connor and Evert getting married came as a shock. Evert will forever be regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.