Simona Halep Biography

( 1991 - )
September 18, 2019
First published on:June 9, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Simona Halep

Date of Birth: 1991, September 27
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Romania
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Simona Halep
Birth Place Constanța, Romania
Famous Name Simona Halep
Horoscope Libra
Father Steve Halep
Mother Tania Halep
Net Worth $24 million
Nationality Romanian
Ethnicity White
Profession Tennis Player
Currently Married yes
Married to Horia Tecau
Boyfriend Horia Tecau

Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player who is known for an aggressive baseline style. She was ranked World No 1 by  Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in 2017 and 2019. In addition, she was ranked No 1 for 64 weeks, which ranked 10th in the history of female Tennis. Additionally, Simona is currently a World No. 3 on the WTA Tour, and has won 18 WTA singles titles.  

Simona Halep is reportedly dating Romania tennis player, Horia Tecau. As of 2019, he estimated net worth is over $14 million. To know more about Simona's bio, including relationship, early life, personal life, and professional career, scroll the article till the end.

Husband - Horia Tecau

Although she was in a relationship with several other boys, she is currently in a marital relationship with her long term boyfriend, Horia Tecau. Reportedly, the couple married behind the closed doors which were attended by her friends and family. However, some sources claim that the duo is currently in living relationship.

Simona with her daughter SOURCE: Instagram

Despite relationship news, we didn't find any picture of her along with her partner on the internet. In fact, the couple seems to be enjoying low-key life as they are never spotted together in the media.   

Furthermore, the duo is blessed with a baby daughter. Additionally, exploring her social account, she has posted a lot of pictures along with her daughter which suggests a strong bond between both of them.

Net Worth - $14 million

Since Halep has played in several matches and endorsed by several brands which ultimately led her to earn an enormous amount of money. Her net worth as of 2019 is around $14 million.

In addition, she's collected over $29,677,869 million as overall career prize money. In 2018, she won her first Grand Slam championship which ultimately led her to collect EUR 2.2 million as prize money. Additionally, Halep has earned around $6.8 million in 2015.

Simona posing in front of he rumored Bike SOURCE: Instagram

Back in June 2019, Simona won her first Wimbledon singles championship 6-2, 6-2 at Centre Court against Sarena Williams. From the match, both were guaranteed to earn $1.49 million as prize money. Halep, winning the title won $2.98 million while the overall purse was $49.4 million.   

As of 2018, according to tennis365.com, Simona stands in 6th position among all-time WTA career prize money whereas Serena Williams and  Venus Williams are among the top two highest earners with overall career earnings of $88,233,301 and $40,931,048 respectively.

The Romanian wasn't part of the top 10 in 2017, but when you add $7,409,564 to your bank account, you will always enter the list. Talking about his assets, she probably has a collection of some of the luxurious cars. However, the details are yet to be revealed in the media. 

Short Bio

Simona was born on 27 September 1991 in Constan?a Romania to mother named Tania Halep and father named Steve Halep. Further, she holds a Romanian nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Further, she grew up along with her sibling, Nicolae Halep

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Talking about her early career, she began her professional career at the age of 6. She moved to Bucharest at the age of 16 to continue her tennis career. When she was younger, she named Justine Henin and Andrei Pavel two of her idols.

Professional Career

Simona is currently a World No. 3 on the WTA Tour, and has won 18 WTA singles titles. In her entire career, she has also finished runner-up 15 times. At the end of 2012, Halep first broke into the top 50 in the world, reached the top 20 in August 2013, and lastly the top 10 in January 2014. In the same calendar year in 2013, she won her first six WTA titles. 

Halep won her first major French Open tournament in 2018, having previously lost in the 2014 French Open, 2017 French Open, and 2018 Australian Open finals. She also reached the final of the 2014 WTA Finals, losing in straight sets against Serena Williams after defeating her in the tournament previously.

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