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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic was born on the 22nd May 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia, and is known to the world for having won 12 Grand Slam tennis titles, and for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranking him the world No. 1 tennis player in men’s singles tennis for 223 weeks based on the points system allocated to tournaments. So he is generally considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time. His career has been active since 2001.
So just how rich is Novak Djokovic? Authoritative sources estimate that Novak’s net worth is over $180 million, as of early 2015, with the main source being his career as a tennis player. Additionally, Djokovic has appeared in various advertisements and signed many endorsements which have added to his wealth, and another source is coming from the restaurant chain “Novak” which he owns. There is little doubt that Djokovic’s fortune will increase as he continues his career in sport, and other activities.
Novak Djokovic Net Worth $180 Million
Novak Djokovic is the son of Srdjan and Dijana Djokovic, and has two younger brothers who are both tennis players. He has been playing tennis since he was four years old, and when he was six in the summer of 1993, Serbian tennis coach Jelena Gencic spotted his talent and started training him. As a 13-year-old, Djokovic went to Munich, Germany, to practice with world-renowned tennis coach Nikola Pilic at his Tennis Academy, and to move on to a higher level of tennis competition. When he was 14, Djokovic’s career entered the international level, as he started competing in recognized tournaments throughout the world, and in 2002 he finished as European champion in the under 16 years category. Two years later, he was ranked the 40th best junior tennis player in the world.
In the 2004 season, Djokovic won his first ATP tournament in Budapest, Hungary, and reached the third round at Wimbledon, which moved him up into the Top 100 tennis players on the ATP list. In the season of 2007, Djokovic reached world No. 3 ranking tennis player by beating the Top 3 – Andy Roddick, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer – and reaching the final of the US Open. His net worth was certainly rising.
The following year he won his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, since when he has won 11 more Grand Slam titles, and five end-of-year ATP titles; overall he has won 67 tournaments. His slam titles include six Australian, three Wimbledon, two US and one French. In the season of 2011, Djokovic made history by establishing an impressive winning streak of 43 matches in a row, and so became the world’s No. 1, also increasing his net worth to a large degree.
Thanks mainly to him, Serbia won the international team tennis competition the Davis Cup in 2010, for the first time in history.
Djokovic has won, and been honored with numerous awards; he is a double winner of Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year, and BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, the Order of Karadjordje’s Star and the Order of the Republika Srpska. Besides that, he is a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia. Also, as he speaks several languages, Novak is in demand for TV interviews and shows wherever he plays, which may add to his net worth.
In his personal life, Novak Djokovic and his wife, Jelena Ristic were childhood sweethearts, and began dating in 2005, just when she was becoming a successful model in Europe. They married in July 2014, and have a son.
Djokovic is a member of the Serbian Orthodox Christian church, and was rewarded with The Order of St. Sava 1st class in 2011 “for his demonstrated love for the church and the Serbian people”. He is a very human person, and in 2007 he founded The Novak Djokovic Foundation to help children in Serbia in education and sports activities, subsequently donating over $1 million.
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|Today||2015||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
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|Late Show with David Letterman||2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
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|Le grand journal de Canal+||2011-2013||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|El hormiguero||2009-2013||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|The Expendables 2||2012||Himself (uncredited)|
|London 2012: Games of the XXX Olympiad||2012||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Serbia|
|London 2012 Olympics||2012||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Serbia|
|60 Minutes||2012||TV Series documentary||Himself (segment "Novak Djokovic")|
|The US Open 2012 Men's Singles Final||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
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|Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||2011||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2008-2011||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest|
|Wimbledon Official Film 2011||2011||Himself|
|Breakfast||2011||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|A Question of Sport||2011||TV Series||Himself - Mystery Guest|
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|Wimbledon Championships 2010||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|French Open 2010||2010||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|US Open 2009||2009||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
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|US Open 2008||2008||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
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|60 Minutes||2012-2015||TV Series documentary||Himself - Tennis Player (segment "Bob Simon") / Himself (segment "Novak Djokovic")|
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|Mike & Mike||2014||TV Series||Himself - Tennis Player|
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|1||On 21 October 2014, he and his wife Jelena had a son, Stefan.|
|2||Djokovic is the first Serbian player to win multiple Grand Slams and the first Serbian player to rank No. 1 for more than 100 weeks.|
|3||He is good friends with fellow Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic, whom he has known since the two were children growing up in Serbia, through Djokovic's uncle and Ivanovic's father.|
|4||6-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Boris Becker then signed on with Djokovic, first coaching him at the 2014 Australian Open.|
|5||From fall 2005 until June 2006, Djokovic was coached by Riccardo Piatti who divided his time between the 18-year-old and Ivan Ljubicic. Player and coach reportedly parted ways over the latter's refusal to work full-time with Djokovic.|
|6||Djokovic is also featured in the music video for the song "Hello" by Martin Solveig and Dragonette. The video, filmed at Stade Roland Garros, shows Solveig facing off against Bob Sinclar, another DJ, in a tennis match. When the referee calls a crucial ball "Out", Djokovic enters the arena and convinces the referee otherwise. In 2010, the Serbian blues-rock band Zona B recorded the song "The Joker", dedicating it to Djokovic.|
|7||Announced he has hired Boris Becker to head his coaching team for the 2014 season. [December 18, 2013].|
|9||Djokovic's father is from Jasenovo polje in Montenegro and his mother is from Vinkovci in Croatia.|
|10||Won the Sportsman of the Year award at the 13th annual Laureus World Sports Awards in London, 2012.|
|11||Won his third Australian Open in 2012 by beating Rafael Nadal. The 5 hour, 53 minute match was the longest final in Open Era majors history, as well as the longest match in Australian Open history.|
|12||Received the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award in 2011.|
|13||As a UNICEF Serbia ambassador, Djokovic donated $100,000 to vulnerable children in Serbia as a holiday gift (2011).|
|14||Won 70 out of 76 tennis matches in 2011.|
|15||Ranked No. 19 on AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men List of 2011. He is the 3rd most influential athlete in the world on the list (2011).|
|16||He is a fan of Red Star Belgrade (a football club from Belgrade, Serbia). He is also a fan of Italian football club AC Milan.|
|17||Winner of the 2011 Wimbledon title. He beat Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal in the final match.|
|18||Ranked #1 men's tennis player in the world (July 4, 2011).|
|19||He was the youngest player to win the Men's Championship (19 years and ten months) at the Miami Masters in 2007. The youngest player to defeat the top 3 players in succession (2007, Canada Masters). The youngest player to have reached the semi-finals of all four Grand Slams in 2007-2008 (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open). He has the best start of a season winning streak (41 matches in 2011) and has won the most consecutive championship titles in a season (4 titles at the start of 2011).|
|20||Speaks Serbian, English, German, and Italian.|
|21||In 2009 and 2010 Djokovic won Oscar Of Popularity for the most popular male athlete in Serbia.|
|22||Djokovic is a double winner of the award for The Best Sports Person of Serbia and the award for The Best Sportsman by The Olympic Committee of Serbia.|
|23||Djokovic has been awarded with the Order of St. Sava, the highest decoration of the Serbian Orthodox Church. He was awarded for his generosity and dedication to the Serbian Orthodox religion, and the assistance he provided to the Serbian people, churches and monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church.|
|24||Is Serbian and was born in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia.|
|25||In 2011, he was the player with the best winning streak. Winning 43 straight matches (41 occurring in 2011).|
|26||Ranked #2 in the world (as a professional tennis player) since 1 February, 2010, after maintaining his position as world No. 3 for four years in a row.|
|27||Known for impersonating other tennis players, such as John McEnroe, Maria Sharapova, and Andre Agassi.|
|28||Ranked #3 in the world since 9 July 2007.|
|29||Surname pronounced DJO-ko-vich.|
|30||2008 Australian Open champion.|
|1||Britain was offering me a lot of opportunities and they needed someone because Andy [Murray] was the only one, and still is. That had to be a disappointment for all the money they invest. But I didn't need the money as much as I had done. I had begun to make some for myself, enough to afford to travel with a coach, and I said, 'Why the heck?' I am Serbian, I am proud of being a Serbian, I didn't want to spoil that just because another country had better conditions. If I had played for Great Britain, of course I would have played exactly as I do for my country but deep inside, I would never have felt that I belonged. I was the one who took the decision.|
|2||[on donating $100,000 to vulnerable children in Serbia] I hope my donation and support will help make a difference in the lives of young children throughout Serbia, especially those who have fewer opportunities to reach their full potential. Building a solid foundation in the early years of a child's life will not only help him or her reach their reach their full potential but will also result in better societies as a whole. I want to help children in Serbia and around the world so they can realize their dreams. All children have rights and those rights must be protected.|
|3||[on bending down and chewing some grass from Centre Court, after winning at Wimbledon, 2011]: I felt like an animal. I wanted to see how it tastes. It tastes good! It came spontaneously, really. I didn't plan to do it. I didn't know what to do, for my excitement and joy.|
|4||[on becoming the World No. 1 tennis player]: It's definitely one of the most important achievements and days in my life, in my career. We are all dedicated to this sport 100 percent. When you know you're going to be the best in the world and you're reaching the finals of your favorite tournament, it's something special.|
|5||I am Serbian, I am proud of being a Serbian, I didn't want to spoil that just because another country had better conditions. A lot of athletes had been misunderstood in Serbia and it is still not easy always to be appreciated. But hope was there.|
|6||[on winning his second Australian Open title in 2011]: I dedicate this title to my family, my brothers, my girl Jelena, the people that have been with me for so many years, it has been a tough period for our people in Serbia, so this is for my country Serbia, thank you.|
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