Facts of Ryan Nikolaos Sampras
|Full Name||Ryan Nikolaos Sampras|
|Father Name||Pete Sampras|
|Father Profession||tennis player|
|Mother Name||Bridgette Wilson|
|Mother Profession||former actress|
|Sibilings||Christian Charles Sampras|
|Date of Birth||July 29,2005|
Ryan Nikolaos Sampras is known as the son of Pete Sampras.
Pete is a professional tennis player and has won 14 Grand Slam in his entire career.
It was an Open Era record at the time of his retirement.
Pete began his professional career in 1988 and ended at the 2002 US Open.
He was born to parents Georgia Sampras and Sam Sampras.
Ryan's mother, Bridgette Wilson, quit acting to focus on her family
Ryan is the second born of Pete Sampras and his wife, Bridgette Wilson.
He has an elder sibling named Christian Charles Sampras. Bridgette is a Miss Teen USA 1990.
She started acting by starring in shows like 'Santa Barbara.'
She further worked in 'Murder,' 'The Wedding Planner,' and many more but opted to step away from acting after her movie 'Phantom Punch' in 2008.
As per People story from 2000 reveals, Wilson stated that she wanted to be a homemaker and that her family is the most important thing.
As per interviews, Wilson stated that she could not bear to be apart from her children, and it was devastating to have to get a babysitter that wasn't family.
Ryan's interest in Tennis
Ryan is trying to walk in his father's foot-steps and desires to become a professional player.
As per his father, he plays a lot and even started playing junior tennis and knows what it means to play the game.
He has played team sports to date and is still far from professional sport.
His father, Pete, further added that he is happy that his son has a passion for the game and likes it.
His Parent's Love-Life
Pete and Bridgette got married on September 30, 2000.
The pair met after Sampras spotted her at a Los Angeles movie theatre.
He jokingly told his friend that he would love to meet her, and later on, that friend went through connecting them.
The loving duo dated for nine months before Pete proposed to her at his Los Angeles home.
Almost after sixteen weeks, the couple took the wedding vows in the backyard of their home.
Achievements of Ryan's father
Pete is a former world number 1 professional tennis player. He developed an interest in the game at the age of 3.
His nickname is 'Pistol Pete' because of his rapid-fire serves that were constantly fired across the net.
He has won five times in the open era, two Australian Open titles, but never won the French.
He is the only player who won all seven Wimbledon finals and won 14 Grand Slam titles.
Ryan's net worth has not been estimated.
His parents have a combined net worth of $175 Million, which they have added to their fortune through their respective careers.
His father, Pete's career prize money is $43.28 Million.
Below is the list of American tennis player along with their career prize money
|Serena Williams||$92.7 Million|
|Andre Agassi||$30 Million|
|John McEnroe||$12.55 Million|
|Jimmy Connors||$8.6 Million|
Age and height
- Ryan is born on July 29, 2005, which makes him age 15 as of 2020.
- As Ryan is in his teenage, his height has not been mentioned yet.
- His father, Pete, has a β-thalassemia minor, which is a genetic trait that sometimes causes mild anemia.
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