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Robert Federer


Facts of Robert Federer

Full NameRobert Federer
First NameRobert
Last NameFederer
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLynette Federer
No Of Children2
Date of BirthJune 18

Robert Federer is mostly known as the father of Swiss professional tennis player Roger Federer.

Robert Federer with his wife and son, Roger Federer.
Robert Federer with his wife and son, Roger Federer. Source: 

Married to Colleague

Robert Federer was working as an executive pharmaceutical firm called Ciba-Geigy

While he was on a business trip for work, he was introduced to Lynette Federer as she was also employed for the same company. 

Since then, they have been in touch with each other.

Later, when the couple started dating each other and eventually got married as well. 

However, the details about their wedding and functions are still not available. 

But we assume they must have been together for more than three decades. His wife is South African, whereas he is Swiss.

Has two children.

The couple shared two children. It includes a boy, Roger Federer, and a girl, Diana

And the exciting thing is that his daughter Diana is the mother of twins

Diana is two years older than her brother as she was born in 1979, whereas his brother was born in 1981.

Robert Federer with his family.
Robert Federer with his family. Source:

They both brought up near French and German borders

They can speak several languages like Standard German, Swiss-German, French, and English too.  

But their native language is Swiss German. The brother-sister duo shares an incredible bond.

Holds two citizenship 

As he is the native of Swiss, his wife is a native of South Africa, so both his children hold dual citizenship, one of Swiss and the other one in South Africa.

Married to tennis player

His son Roger Federer met his significant other, Mirka Federer, at the 2000 Summer Olympics

He was not a renowned player then. They almost spend two weeks together in those dorms that have made other athletes. 

Somehow, they came so close to each other. Since then, nothing has changed between them as a couple. 

The couple dated for long nine years before tying the knot to each other. 

Had a small wedding

If reports are to believed then, Mirka Federer was earlier engaged to an Arab business person

But there is no confirmation about it. However, the love birds decided to tie the knot in a very private ceremony. 

Their wedding took place in his hometown, Basel, at Wenenhof Villa

The guest list was also small; only family and close friends attended their wedding ceremony.

Robert Federer’s son, Roger Federer, with his wife
Robert Federer’s son, Roger Federer, with his wife. Source: Instagram

They got married on the 11th of April in the year 2009

It has been said he always needs his wife beside him whenever he goes to sleep.  

It’s been 20 years, and the love birds still can’t live far away from each other.

Shared news of their pregnancy before marriage

The power couple shared news of having a baby before one month of their marriage

His wife Mirka delivered a beautiful non-identical twins baby girl in 2009

Their names are Myla Rose and Charlene Federer.

Robert Federer with his wife, daughter in law and granddaughters.
Robert Federer with his wife, daughter in law and granddaughters. Source:

Then in the year 2014, she again delivered two beautiful boys as twins. Their names are Lennart Federer and Leo Federer

All his four children are doing home Schooling.

Net Worth 

YearNet Worth Annual income
2020$450 Million$106.3 Million

His net worth is not disclosed yet; however, his son Roger Federer is estimated to have a net worth of $450 Million, which is an enormous amount of money. 

His annual income is around $106.3 Million. It is based on assumptions only.

Income sources

He earned his income being one of the most talented tennis players

As per Forbes, he is one of the World’s highest-paid athletes.  

He has also been an ambassador for Nike, Net Jets, and many more.


  1. He is 74 years old. He celebrates his birthday on the 18th of June.

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Updated On Sun Oct 25 2020 Published On Wed Oct 07 2020 By shaumya

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