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Jennifer Maria Capriati was born on the 29th March 1976, in New York City, USA, and is a former professional tennis player best known to the world for winning three Grand Slam titles, two Australian Opens and one French Open finals. She was also the No. 1 tennis player on the WTA list in October 2001. Her career started in 1990 and ended in 2004.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jennifer Capriati is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jennifer`s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through her successful career as a tennis players. Also, her net worth has increased thanks to the endorsement deals she signed over the years, including $3 million with Diadora and $1 million with Prince tennis rackets.
Jennifer Capriati Net Worth $10 Million
Jennifer is the daughter of Italian parents, Denise and her husband Stefano Capriati. She grew up in New York City, and since she was a young girl, Jennifer had been holding a tennis racket. Her professional career began when she was only 13, but a year before she won the Junior Orange Bowl in 12- and the 14-year categories. In her first year on tour, Jennifer reached finals in two consecutive events, in Boca Raton, United States, where she was defeated by Gabriele Sabatini, and Hitlon Head, United States, where she lost to Martina Navratilova. However, her fisrt victory came the same year in Puerto Rico, United States, where she defeated Zina Garrison in three sets. After that, she won 13 more singles titles, at such events as Toronto, Canada in 1991, Sydney, Australia in 1993, Strasbourg, France in 1999, Charleston, United States in 2001, and New Haven, United States in 2003. These wins included the Australian Open titles in 2001 and 2002 and the French Open in 2001; in Australia she beat Martina Hingis on both occasions, and in France, her opponent was Kim Clijsters.
In addition to the above, Jennifer won the singles gold medal in the Barcelona Summer Olympic Games in 1992.
However, her career came to an end in 2004; after battling several injuries, she eventually decided to retire at the season`s end, although still finishing as a top 10 player.
Thanks to her successful career, Jennifer was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012.
After her tennis career ended, Jennifer became a television personality, and in 2009 she made an appearance in the ABC reality TV series “The Superstars”, but she was eliminated from the show after only two episodes because of her injury. Nevertheless, appearance on the show certainly added to her net worth.
Regarding her personal life, Jennifer was in a relationship with tennis player Xavier Malisse, who is four years younger than her. Also she dated Ivan Brennan in the past, and was accused of following and striking Ivan; fortunately for her the charges were dropped.
Jennifer has also had several problems with the law; apart from being accused of hitting her ex-boyfriend and spending 30 hours in community service and four hours in an anger management clinic, in the past, Jennifer was arrested for marijuana possession and spent some time in drug counselling program; in 2010 she was treated for a drug overdose.
During 1994-1995 season, Jennifer wasn`t competing, and later admitted that she was considering ending her life, but her depression lifted, and all went well with her returning to the tour, and a few years later becoming No. 1.