Who is Novak Djokovic? Biography, age, family, life, facts and net worth.
Novak Djokovic is a tennis player, humanitarian, and philanthropist from Serbia.
Biography & Profile Summary
Born on 22 May 1987, Novak Djokovic will be 36 Years Old in 2023. He was born and brought up in Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia (now known as Serbia). He holds a Serbian nationality and has his belief in the Orthodox Christian religion. He has then spent here and there establishing a successful Tennis career. His current residence is in Belgrade, Serbia, Monte Carlo, and Monaco.
Novak kicked off his earlier studies at a local school in Belgrade. However, at the very early age of 4, he grew an interest in playing tennis. He started his training at the Novi Sad training camp. His enthusiasm set him up to go forth with his Tennis training as he started his training at the Teniski Klub Partizan in Belgrade. This time he was only aged 6. Jelena Gencic, a Yugoslav Pro Tennis player, soon discovered Novak.
|Net Worth||$230 Million|
|Date of Birth||22 May 1987|
|Age||36 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Belgrade, Serbia|
|Currently Live In||Marbella, Spain|
|Profession||Tennis Player, Humanitarian and Philanthropist|
|Years Active||2003 – Present|
|Ethnicity||Serbian and Maternal Croatian Descent|
|School/High School||Local School in Belgrade|
Novak Djokovic Parents, Siblings & Family
Novak Djokovic’s parents are Srdjan and Dijana Djokovic. Novak Djokovic’s father’s name is Srdjan Djokovic; he is a Football player.
Novak Djokovic’s mother’s name is Dijana Djokovic. His father has a Serbian background, while his mother has a Croatian background. They own a fast-food centre. They also have a sports goods and accessories business. Djokovic was raised in an Orthodox Christian family.
He has two siblings; both are brothers and younger than him. Their names are – Marko Djokovic and Djordje Djokovic. Both of them are Pro Tennis Players.
|Father Name||Srdjan Djokovic|
|Mother Name||Dijana Djokovic|
|Brother Name||Marko Djokovic
Novak Djokovic Wife & Relationships
As of 2023, Novak’s relationship status is married. He is married to his high-school sweetheart, Jelena Djokovic (Ristic). They were schoolmates and eventually started growing feelings for each other.
Eventually, they started their relationship. This soon escalated to their engagement, and they were engaged in 2013. A year later, in July 2014, they got hitched. The wedding venue was Sveti Stefan in Montenegro, in a special church named the Church of Saint Stephen which belongs to Praskvica Monastery.
Novak Djokovic Career
Novak is currently ranked no. 6 in the ATP world ranking. However, he achieved a career-high of 373 weeks in the No. 1 spot. Besides that, he also accomplished garnering a year-end ranking of no. 1 seven times in his grand career. Besides this, he is also the former player-council president of the ATP.
Emerging from Belgrade, Serbia, he started practising Tennis at a very young age. His fame skyrocketed when he achieved his first grand slam in 2008 by winning the year-end Slam title – the Australian Open. He dismantled the Federer and Nadal show to establish himself in the big picture and later turned inside The Big Three. This is a coveted title that signifies the dominance these three players have had over this sport ever since they entered the scene. His debut happened in the year 2003 when he was aged only 20, and by the year 2011, he emerged to the no. 1 spot in the ATP world rankings.
Novak has a net worth of $90 million. He makes most of his money as a professional tennis player.
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