Top headlines :

home Biography Ryan Nikolaos Sampras

Ryan Nikolaos Sampras


Facts of Ryan Nikolaos Sampras

Full NameRyan Nikolaos Sampras
First NameRyan
Middle NameNikolaos
Last NameSampras
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Father NamePete Sampras
Father Professiontennis player
Mother NameBridgette Wilson
Mother Professionformer actress
Gender IdentityMale
SibilingsChristian Charles Sampras
Date of BirthJuly 29,2005
Age16 years

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 Nikolaos Sampras with his mother, Bridgette Wilson, and brother.
Ryan Nikolaos Sampras with his mother, Bridgette Wilson, and brother. Source:

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.

Ryan Nikolaos Sampras with his father, Pete Sampras, enjoying the game.
Ryan Nikolaos Sampras with his father, Pete Sampras, enjoying the game. Source:

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.

Ryan Nikolaos Sampras's parents, Pete Sampras and Bridgette Wilson.
Ryan Nikolaos Sampras's parents, Pete Sampras and Bridgette Wilson. Source:

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.

Net Worth

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

NamePrize Money
Serena Williams$92.7 Million
Andre Agassi$30 Million
John McEnroe$12.55 Million
Jimmy Connors$8.6 Million

Age and height

  1. Ryan is born on July 29, 2005, which makes him age 15 as of 2020.
  2. As Ryan is in his teenage, his height has not been mentioned yet.
  3. His father, Pete, has a β-thalassemia minor, which is a genetic trait that sometimes causes mild anemia.

For Amazing Articles Of Your Favorite Celebrities,  
Stay Tuned To vergewiki

Updated On Sat May 15 2021 Published On Thu Oct 29 2020 By shaumya

Related Article View all

Christian Charles Sampras

Christian Charles Sampras

  • Published Sun Nov 15 2020


  • Published Fri Oct 16 2020
Nila van Dijk

Nila van Dijk

  • Published Sat Oct 17 2020
Alexia Wawrinka

Alexia Wawrinka

  • Published Fri Oct 16 2020
Makka Mohamed Salah

Makka Mohamed Salah

  • Published Sat Oct 17 2020
Na'Quelle Tresvant

Na'Quelle Tresvant

  • Published Sun Oct 18 2020
Damon Wayans Jr.

Damon Wayans Jr.

  • Published Fri Oct 16 2020

Laura Lewandowska

  • Published Tue Oct 20 2020
Kayan Mohamed Salah

Kayan Mohamed Salah

  • Published Tue Oct 13 2020
Zeplin Black

Zeplin Black

  • Published Thu Oct 22 2020
Mariah Tresvant

Mariah Tresvant

  • Published Tue Oct 20 2020
Leo Federer

Leo Federer

  • Published Thu Oct 15 2020