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Yemer Wondwosen

Facts of Yemer Wondwosen

Full NameYemer Wondwosen
First NameYemer
Last NameWondwosen
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryEthiopia
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKelemework Elias Yigletu
No Of Children2

Yemer Wondwosen is a former professional runner in the marathon, currently working in a dairy Company. 

Yemer is a proud father of his celebrity sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer, the professional Tennis players from Sweden

Mikael Ymer wants to create his vision

Mikael Ymer, the second-eldest son of Ymer and a younger brother of Elias, wants to create his vision and does not like being told too much about what to do. 

He says that tennis has given him a lot of air to create himself and has helped him find different solutions in different situations and conditions. 

He would be delighted if he could bring a positive effect not only for the next generations of tennis but also for the kids. 

He loves to inspire those players to have a dream and encourage them to believe and fight for themselves no matter where they come from or what they do, no matter their economic condition or their background, and to take the risk. 

He wants to be the "Man of people" and to be remembered as a good guy.

Yemer Wondwosen's son, Mikael Ymer.
Yemer Wondwosen's son, Mikael Ymer. Source:

Happily married

Wondwosen is happily married to his wife Kelemework Elias Yigletu back in the '90s

They left Ethiopia in the 1980s due to the civil war and began a new life in Sweden. They are currently residing in Stockholm together with their sons.

Wedding ceremony 

The information about their wedding ceremony is not disclosed. 

The wedding ceremony was held privately when there was an ongoing war between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Blessed with three beloved children 

The couple is blessed with three beloved sons, Elias, Mikael, and Rafael

Wondwosen wanted his sons to be an athlete as a good marathoner but later was convinced with their interests in tennis. 

His dream of becoming a good marathoner could not be fulfilled due to the war in Ethiopia. Both of his sons today have reached a height of success.

Yemer Wondwosen's sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer.
Yemer Wondwosen's sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer. Source: Twitter

He and his wife both played a role in their son's achievements 

Both Ymer and his wife, who is a kids doctor, as parents have sacrificed more or less for the betterment of their sons. 

They always taught them to be humble, kind, and to have the same level of respect no matter what they do. 

They also taught them to appreciate small things, which became a lesson for the boys. Mikael and Elias both credit their parents for playing a role in their achievements.

Yemer Wondwosen's sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer, while winning Stockholm open double title.
Yemer Wondwosen's sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer, while winning Stockholm open double title. Source:

Net Worth 

The net worth of Wondwosen is not disclosed yet. But the net worth of his successful son is available. 

Both of his sons has established themselves as renowned tennis players and has a career-high At Psingles ranking. 

His son Mikael achieved a single ranking of world no. 73 in 2019 and 187 in career-high double ranking in 2017, whereas his other son was ranked 105 in ATP singles in 2018 and 188 in the ATP double ranking in 2017

Together, they won the 2016 Intrum Stockholm Opens double title. One of his sons, Mikael's net worth is given below:

 YearNet Worth 
Mikael Ymer2020$100,000 - $1 million 


  1. Mikael's age is 22.

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Updated On Thu Jun 03 2021 Published On Wed Sep 30 2020 By shaumya

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