John McEnroe

John McEnroe is a former American professional tennis player. He has attained the world number 1 ranking in singles and doubles. McEnroe is the winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles. He is best known for his confrontational behavior on the court. During his active career, he made many records. He retired from singles play in 1994.

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Biography and Early Life

John Patrick McEnroe Jr. was born on February 16, 1959, in New York City, New York. He is the son of Tresham and John Patrick McEnroe. His father has served for the United States Air Force. McEnroe was raised in Queens, New York City. When he was only 9 years old, he was enrolled led to the Eastern Lawn Tennis Association.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John McEnroe in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, John McEnroe’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 February 1959. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


McEnroe has been to the Buckley Country Day School. He has also attended The Trinity School. John McEnroe went to Stanford University and won the NCAA championship for the Stanford team.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1986 John McEnroe got married to Tatum O’Neal. They are the parents of three children named Emily, Kevin, and Sean. He divorced O’Neal in 1994. In 1997, he got married to Patty Smyth, who is a rock singer. The couple has two daughters named Ava and Anna. He currently lives with his family on the Upper West Side, Manhattan.

Is John McEnroe Gay?

If we have to discuss the sexual orientation of John McEnroe, then he is definitely straight. He is neither gay nor bisexual as he has been married twice. McEnroe is the father of five children.

Professional Career

In 1977 John McEnroe started his career as an amateur player. He later had an endorsement deal with Sergio Tacchini. In 1979, he teamed up with Peter Fleming to win the doubles title at Wimbledon. That same year, he beat Bjorn borg for the WCT finals. McEnroe’s first singles Grand Slam title came at US Open 1979. Successfully defended his US Open title in 1980.

By winning the title again in 1981, McEnroe won the US Open three times in a row. The American has also won the US Open in 1984. In 1981, he became the winner of the men’s singles title at Wimbledon. He went on to win two more Wimbledon titles. However, he has not won an Australian Open. His best finish came in 1983 when reached the semi-finals.

His career’s best season happened in 1984. McEnroe not only won two Grand Slam titles but made it to the finals of the French Open. In Grand Slam Doubles, he has won 5 Wimbledon and 4 US Open. He is also the winner of the 1977 French Open in mixed doubles. McEnroe has won the tour finals three times and is the winner of five WCT Finals.

On March 3, 1980, he became the world number 1 tennis player. He has been the world’s number one player for 170 weeks. Additionally, he has participated in various team competitions and won the Davis Cup five times. McEnroe retired from singles play in 1994. In 2006, he retired from all forms of tennis.


John McEnroe has been a world number one male tennis player. He has been conferred with the Davis Cup Commitment Award. In 1978, he was named the most improved ATP player. McEnroe is the winner of three ITF World Championships. He is also a three-time ATP player of the year award winner. Apart from this, he has also made many other records. In US Open, he has won 8 singles and doubles titles between 1979 to 1989. In 1984, he had a winning percentage of 89.9%. In 1999, he got inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John McEnroe in 2021

As of 2021, John McEnroe has an approximate net worth of $110 million. Thanks to his career as a successful tennis player that he went on to make this money. His on-court prize money stands at $12.25 million. He has made many records and won both singles and doubles Grand Slam.

Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in many films and TV shows. Some of his television credits include 30 Rock, The Chair, The Lonely Island, Saturday Night Live, and Anger Management. In 2020, he became the narrator of the Netflix series, Never Have I Ever.

With many titles under his name, John McEnroe is a legendary tennis player. He is considered as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. McEnroe is known for his aggressive style of play. He continues to attract many fans by being active in different fields. The star tennis player has also appeared in films and TV shows.


Facts of John Patrick McEnroe Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJohn Patrick McEnroe Jr.
  • birthplaceWiesbaden, West Germany
  • Date of Birth February 01, 1959
  • Age 64 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityGerman
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$110 million
  • professionTennis player
  • weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorGrey
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolBuckley Country Day School

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