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Nicholas James Bollettieri was born on the 31st July 1931, in Pelham, New York City USA, of part-Italian descent, and is acknowledged as probably being one of the best tennis coaches, who has been involved in the tennis education of 10 world number one players, such as Maria Sharapova, Monica Seles, Serena and Venus Williams, Jelena Jankovic, Boris Becker, etc. His career has been active since 1956.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Nick Bollettieri is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Nick’s net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through his successful career in the sports industry as a tennis coach.
Nick Bollettieri Net Worth $5 Million
Nick Bollettieri spent his childhood in his hometown, where he attended Pelham Memorial High School, where he was a member of the Beta Lambda Chapter of the Omega Gamma Delta Fraternity, matriculating in 1949. He then enrolled at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Philosophy in 1953. Right after graduation he spent some time serving in the US Army, where he reached the rank of First Lieutenant. When discharged, he continued education at the University of Miami Law School, but from which he quit in order to begin pursuing a career as a tennis coach.
Nick’s teaching career began in 1956, and one of his first students was Brian Gottfried, who later won 25 singles titles and 54 doubles titles during his career. Subsequently, he expanded his teaching by opening his own tennis camp at Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. During the mid-1970s, Nick moved to Puerto Rico, becoming the tennis director at Dorado Beach Hotel, where he worked alongside his assistant coach Julio Moros. Since then, his career has only gone upwards, as well as his net worth and popularity.
In 1977 Nick relocated to Longboat Key, Florida in order to start working as an instructor at the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort. He continued to line up success after success, as he established the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (NBTA) on the west coast of Florida, nearby Bradenton. Although it was sold in 1987 to International Management Group (IMG), Nick continued to work there, teaching a number of leading players, including 10 players who eventually reached world number one ranking – Andre Agassi, Boris Becker, Maria Sharapova, Marcelo Rios, Monica Seles, Jim Courier, Serena and Venus Williams, Jelena Jankovic, and Martina Hingis. This added a considerable amount to his net worth.
Additional to his career, Nick has released “The Nick Bollettieri DVD Collection”, as well as “Bollettieri’s Tennis Handbook”. Most recently, he published his autobiographical book entitled “BOLLETTIERI – Changing the Game”. Besides that, Nick also works as an instruction editor for “TENNIC Magazine”. All of these activities have increased further his net worth.
Thanks to his accomplishment in the sports industry, Nick was honored with a doctorate in Humane Letters at the New York College of Health Professions in 2008, and he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2014.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Nick Bollettieri has been married eight times, most recently to Cindi Eaton since 2004. He has seven children and four grandchildren. He co-founded with his wife the Camp Kaizen, a non-profit fitness camp.