- Jessica Pegula is a tennis player who has achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 23 and career-high doubles ranking of world No. 46. Moreover, she has competed at the WTA finals three times and won her first WTA career singles title at the Washington Open in 2019.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Boyfriend, and Wedding
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Jessica Pegula is a tennis player who has achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 23 and career-high doubles ranking of world No. 46. Moreover, she has competed at the WTA finals three times and won her first WTA career singles title at the Washington Open in 2019.
Jessica Pegula was born in 1994 in Buffalo, New York. She celebrates her birthday on February 24, which makes her age 27. She holds American nationality and comes from White ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Jessica made her Grand Slam singles debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier and reached the main draw before being defeated by Dominika Cibulkova in three sets. In 2018, the tennis player reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Quebec in September as a qualifier. She lost to eighth seed Pauline Parmentier which helped her finish the year inside the top 125. Pegula began cracking inside the top 100 in February for the first time in her career in 2019. The same year, she broke into the top 75 and achieved the best career at the start of the North American hardcourt season when she won her first WTA career singles at the Washington Open.
Although she managed to rank world no. 55, she finished the year ranked at No. 76. During the 2020 season, Jessica advanced to the WTA singles final only to lose against Serena Williams. During the US Open, she moved to the third round of a Grand Slam event but failed to sixth seed and former world No. 2, Petra Kvitova. 2021 was an excellent year for the tennis player as she reached the career-high rank, world No. 43. Later, she achieved world No. 32 after reaching the semifinals at the Qatar Open as a qualifier. In May of 2021, Jessica defeated world No. 2 Naomi Osaka at the Italian Open and later entered the top 25 on June 21 2021, at the 2021 French Open. As of 2021, Jessica Pegula holds a net worth of $4 million and has won over $2.5 million prize money.
Dating, Boyfriend, and Wedding
Jessica is not much open when it comes to sharing about her dating life. However, her Instagram post might suggest that she is dating a man named Taylor Gahgen, an American senior investment analyst. He has worked at Pegula Sports and Entertainment for seven years. Besides, he also did marketing for the Pegula’ NHL hockey team, Buffalo Sabres.
Jessica first posted a picture with her boyfriend in 2015, and many have assumed the pair to be dating since then. However, the tennis player is yet to confirm the speculation. On the other hand, Jessica also posted another picture with Taylor on Valentine’s Day in 2019 with a heart emoji. Besides, there are also rumours of the pair being engaged, which is yet to be confirmed.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Jessica was born to her parents, Kim Pegula and Terry Pegula. Her mother is South Korean, while her father is a professional sports investor and natural gas tycoon. She also has a sister named Kelly Pegula, and the sisters have already started their own food truck business.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Jessica stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches. Likewise, the tennis player weighs around 70 kg.