Jessica Pegula

by John Max 14 Feb,2021
Jessica Pegula
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Jessica Pegula
  • Birth Place Buffalo, New York, U.S.
  • Famous Name Jessica Pegula
  • Father Kim Pegula
  • Mother Terry Pegula
  • Net Worth $3 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Profession Tennis Player
  • Boyfriend Taylor Gahagen

Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player. She won his first WTA titles at the Washington Open, defeating Camila Giorgi in the final, which also took her to a new career-high ranking of world no. 55. Currently, she is ranked No. 62.

Buffalo, New York native, Jessica Pegula was born on 24th February 1994, under the star sign Pisces. She is the daughter of a South Korean-born American businesswoman, Kim Pegula, and her father, Terry Pegula is an American billionaire businessman with interests in natural gas development, real estate, entertainment, and professional sports. Her parents are the principal owners of the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League.

How Much Is Jessica Pegula's Net Worth In 2021? (Prize Money & Endorsements)

Born with a silver spoon in her mouth Jessie Pegula has a lavish lifestyle. Her father's net worth is $4.9 billion as of January 2020 while her mother's net worth is $100 Million. Furthermore, Jessie herself has earned a good deal of money out of her tennis career. Reportedly she has summoned a career prize money of $1,364,219. As of 2021, her net worth is over $3 million. 

In August 2016, Pegula and her sister opened a quick-serve restaurant named, Healthy Scratch in LECOM Harborcenter, which is an ice hockey themed mixed-use development owned by her parents in Buffalo, New York. The following year the Healthy Scratch business was to be expanded to food truck service. That same year, Pegula introduced her own skincare line called Ready 24. 

Tennis Career

Turned professional in 2009, Jessica Pegula earned a wildcard exemption into the main draw of the US Open doubles tournament on 30th August 2011. Pegula made her Grand Slam singles debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier where she defeated Shuko Aoyama, Margarita Gasparyan, and Melanie Oudin, and then Alison Van Uytvanck in the main draw. Nevertheless, she was defeated by Dominika Cibulkova, in three sets.

In 2018, she reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Québec as a qualifier and ultimately won the first WTA title the following season at the Washington Open. In 2020, she was an ASB Classic Finalist.

Is Jessica Pegula In Relationship? Know Her Personal Life

Not making things complicated, the right (two-handed backhand) tennis player has openly come about her relationship to the world. Pegula is currently dating her boyfriend, Taylor Gahagen. Her boyfriend has opened a dog rescue A Lending Paw with the slogan "Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely it will yours and theirs."

Jessica Pegula's Boyfriend Taylor Gahagen SOURCE: Instagram @jpegula

Scrolling through Pegula's Instagram, she started posting pictures with Taylor in 2015. Audiences believe that the two is together since then. 

Pegula holds an American nationality and is of mixed ethnic background. The twenty-six years old stands 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) tall.

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