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Grigor Dimitrov is a Bulgarian tennis player known for winning the 2017 ATP finals and 8 ATP singles titles to date. He is one of the successful Bulgarian males who garnered the rank in the 10 ATP singles and won the cash prize of US $1m and later $15m. Moreover, he has held no.1 world ranking and won the 2008 Wimbledon Championships.
Grigor Dimitrov was born in Haskovo, Bulgaria on 16 May 1991. Belonging to Bulgarian nationality and mixed ethnicity, he is the son of Dimitar Dimitrov and Maria Dimitrov. He did his schooling from the academy Sanchez-Casal. Then, he moved to Paris, France, and joined Patrick Mouratoglou’s Tennis Academy.
|Real Name||Grigor Dimitrov|
|Birthday||16 May 1991|
|Parents||Dimitar Dimitrov and Maria Dimitrov|
|Net Worth||$26 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Initially, Grigor began his career at an early age after his mother gifted tennis racket. With his father coaching, he made a debut by winning the U14 European title. Eventually, he won the Junior Wimbledon, Junior US Open and became junior world no.1 on 8th September 2007.
Then, in 2008, he made his ATP debut by playing against Igor Andreev, but he lost in straight sets. However, he won his first ATP title defeating David Ferrer at the If Stockholm Open Dimitrov in final. Since then, he is known for being the first-ever male Bulgarian tennis player.
The 28-year-old has even held the world no.1 ranking who won 2008 Wimbledon Championships consecutive grand slam boys’ singles title. Not only that, he won against Henri Kontinen in the final of 2008 US Open.
Till this date, he has won the prize money of US $ 16,661,749. As of 2019, Grigor’s net worth estimated at $26 million.
Dating Girlfriend, Nicole Scherzinger
Grigor is enjoying his romantic love life with Nicole Scherzinger. He began dating his girlfriend, Nicole – singer and TV personality since 2015. But, the couple publically announced their relationship only in January 2016.
Later in May 2016, their relation didn’t go wells as expected. They had to face some obstacle to be together due to their busy schedules. Also, his career was in the peak; he wasn’t able to support Nicole in a couple of personal matters.
After taking some time off from their career, the couple was seen spending quality time together. And their meet and greet were reported as engaged but that turned out just to be a rumor.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Grigor was born in the family of Dimitrov to parents Dimitar and Maria. His father is a tennis coach and mother was a former Volleyball Coach and Sports Teacher. At the age of three, he first got the tennis racket from his mother. Then, when he was the age of five, he started playing tennis and was coached by his father.
Later, he began showing his god-gifted talent in the tournament for juniors.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Grigor has an athletic body structure whose height measure at 6 feet 3 inches and weighs around 81kg. He has brown hair color and black eyes color.