Coco Gauff is an American professional tennis player who has won six WTA Tour singles titles, including a Major at the 2023 US Open and eight doubles titles.
She was born on March 13, 2004, in Delray Beach, Florida and turned 19 in 2023.
Her parents are Corey, a former basketball player at Georgia State University and Candi, who competed in Track and Field at Florida State University.
Gauff first rose to fame after beating her idol, Venus Williams, at Wimbledon in 2019 when she was just 15 years old.
In 2023, aged 19, she became the youngest woman to win the US Open since Serena Williams in 1999 when she won the title.
Gauff has also reached a career-high world No. 3 in singles and of world No. 1 in doubles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
Off the court, she has become a vocal leader in the movement for racial justice in America by using her social media platforms to share her message:
How old is Coco Gauff?
Gauff was born on March 13, 2004, which makes her 19 years old as of November 2023.
Coco Gauff height
Gauff’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Coco Gauff boyfriend
There have been rumors and speculations about her relationship status, and whether or not she has a boyfriend.
According to GH Gossip, Gauff revealed in an interview that she does indeed have a boyfriend.
However, there are no details available about who her boyfriend is or how long they have been dating.
Additionally, there have been rumors about Gauff’s sexuality, but there is no evidence to support them.
Coco Gauff net worth
According to multiple sources, Gauff’s net worth in 2023 is around $10 million.
She has earned this fortune through a combination of prize money and endorsements, and has won $11.1 million across her five-year pro career, including $5.6 million in 2023 alone.
Gauff has also made an estimated $12 million from endorsements, appearance fees, and other business endeavors over the last 12 months.
Some of her major sponsors include New Balance, Head, Barilla and Microsoft.
Gauff’s charming personality and impressive tennis skills have made her a marketable athlete, and she is likely to continue earning significant amounts of money in the future.
Coco Gauff career
Gauff started playing tennis at the age of six and by the time she was ten, she was training at the Mouratoglou Academy in France run by Patrick Mouratoglou, who coached Serena Williams.
Her parents gave up their careers to focus on training their daughter, with her father later becoming her primary coach, while her mother oversaw her homeschooling.
Gauff rose to prominence in the sport by beating Venus Williams, one of her childhood idols, at the Wimbledon Championships when she was just 15 years old.
She has won six WTA Tour singles titles, including a Major at the 2023 US Open, and eight doubles titles.
Gauff has career-high rankings of world No. 3 in singles and of world No. 1 in doubles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
She has won four WTA Tour singles titles and eight doubles titles, as well as one ITF singles titles and one doubles title.
Gauff has an impressive net worth at only 19 years old, and the tennis phenom added $3 million to her fortune after winning the 2023 US Open.
She makes most of her money off the court through sponsorships.
Who are Coco Gauff’s parents?
Gauff’s parents are Candi and Corey Gauff. They both grew up in Delray Beach, Florida, where they are now raising their three children.
Corey is Gauff’s father and has been the driving force behind her successful tennis career at such a young age.
He learned tennis from a man named ‘Old Whiskey’ and believed that he could guide Gauff to success after watching her compete with others.
Candi is now using her skills as an educator to homeschool Coco on the road.
Corey swapped out his role as a healthcare executive to become his daughter’s head coach.
Candi and Corey have ceded the spotlight and the coaching of their daughter this summer as Gauff takes her tennis game to the next level.
The two are still married.
Coco Gauff siblings
Gauff is the oldest of three siblings.
Her brothers are Codey and Cameron, who are four and nine years younger than her, respectively.
Not much information is available about Cameron, but he is only nine years old and is the youngest of the three siblings.
He is also a student.
Codey and Cameron are discovering their paths to success.
Coco Gauff religion
While Gauff has not spoken extensively about her religious beliefs, it is known that she comes from a Christian family and has mentioned her faith in interviews.
In an interview with Teen Vogue, she spoke about how her faith has helped her deal with the pressures of being a young athlete in the public eye.
“I pray before every match and when I’m feeling nervous or anxious, I just try to remember that God is in control and that I’m playing for Him,” Gauff said.
Gauff has also shared on social media about attending church with her family and participating in Christian youth groups.
In a tweet from 2020, she wrote; “Thankful for my church family and the amazing youth group I get to be a part of.”