Rod Laver Net Worth, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Biography and More

Rod Laver is a Popular Tennis Player, he was born on 9 August 1938 in Rockhampton, Australia. Rod is known as the greatest ‘Tennis Player’ of all time.

He was coached by ‘Charlie Hollis’ and ‘Harry Hopman’. He participated in popular tournaments like the ‘Australian Championships’, ‘Italian Championships’, ‘German Championships’ and ‘WCT Tournament Series’. Rod is among the top players to won Major titles on ‘Clay’, ‘Grass’ and ‘Hardcourts’. He has won five times ‘U.S. Pro Tennis Championships’ and four times ‘Wembley Pro Championship’. Rod was ranked number one player in 1968 and 1969. He has won 74 singles titles and 37 doubles titles.

A footbridge in Brisbane to the Queensland Tennis Centre was named after him it also connects the Yeerongpilly railway station. In 2000, for his outstanding contributions to tennis, Centre Court at the National Tennis Centre in Melbourne was renamed “Rod Laver Arena”. He was named in ‘Q150 Icons’ of ‘Queensland’. He was inducted into the “Southern California Tennis Hall of Fame” (2017). Laver Rod was honored with the prestigious ‘Jean Borotra Sportsmanship Award’ (2016).

 

Rod Laver Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Salary, Tennis, Family, Girlfriend, Wife, Income, Kids, Father, Biography, and More.

Rod Laver Net Worth, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Biography and More

Rod Laver Bio in short
Real Name Rodney George Laver
Nick Name Rod
Nationality Australian
Date of Birth 9 August 1938
Age (as in 2021) 83
Work Tennis Player
Famous as Tennis Player
Birth Place Rockhampton, Australia
Hometown Rockhampton, Australia
Height Feet: 5 feet 10 inches
Centimeters: 177 CM.
Meters: 1.77 M.
Waist 32 inches
Weight Approx 68 kg
(149 lbs)
Caste Christianity
Education School
Net Worth (as in 2021)  $ 20 Million
Achievement
  1. Eight Pro Slam Titles
  2. Australian Championships (1960)
  3. Italian Championships and German Championships (1962)
  4. Davis Cup (1962)
  5.  ‘ABC Sportsman of the Year Award’ (1969)
  6.  ‘International Tennis Hall of Fame Award’ (1981)
  7.  Sport Australia Hall of Fame Award (1985)
  8. ‘Philippe Chatrier Award’ (1998)
  9.  ‘Queensland Sport Hall of Fame Award’ (2009)
  10.  ‘Jean Borotra Sportsmanship Award’ (2016)
Zodiac sign / Star sign Leo
Hobbies Traveling, Shopping

 

Rod Laver Net Worth

According to Stardom1.com, Rod’s Net Worth is below, he Lives a Luxury LifeStyle, Laver’s Primary Net Worth income comes from Tennis and Secondary income comes from Brands and Others.

As of 2021, Rod Laver Net Worth is $ 20 Million.

Rod Laver Net Worth
Net Worth in 2021 $ 20 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $ 20 Million
In 2019 Net Worth $ 20 Million
In 2018 Net Worth $ 20 Million
Salary Monthly $ 25,000
Income Source Rod Laver Primary Net Worth income comes from Tennis and Secondary income comes from Brands and Others.
Income Verified Status Not Verified.
Note: This is the Estimated Income of Laver, he has never revealed his income.

Rod Car Collection 

  • BMW

Rod Bike Collection

  • Under review

 

Rod Laver Education

Laver completed his Schooling in Rockhampton. He did not study further to pursue his dreams of becoming a successful Tennis Player. His Highest Qualification is Under review.

Rod Laver Family and Affairs/ Gf

Family
Current relation status Under review
Father name Roy Laver
Mother name Melba Roffey
Sister name Lois Laver
Brother name Trevor Laver, Bob Laver
Girlfriend name Under review
Wife name Mary Bensen (Divorced)
Daughter name Under review
Son name Rick Laver
Wikipedia Profile Wikipedia

 

Rod was born in Rockhampton, Australia. His mother’s name is Melba Roffey and his father’s name is Roy Laver, he has two brothers Trevor Laver and Bob Laver, sister’s name is Under review.

Rod Laver’s wife’s name is Mary Bensen. Mary and Rod married in 1966 and got divorced in 2012. Rod Laver’s Son’s name is Rick Laver.

 

Controversy

  • Rod came into controversy when he got divorced from Mary Bensen.

 

Charity

Rod donated to NGOs and trust, he has never revealed his donation, According to Stardom1.com, Laver donated to the needed ones and helped many people with education.

Awards and Achievement

  • Rod has won Eight Pro Slam Titles.
  • He was the winner of the ‘Australian Championships’ (1960).
  • He has won the ‘Italian Championships’ and ‘German Championships’ (1962).
  • Rod was the winner of the ‘Davis Cup’ (1962).
  • He was awarded the ‘ABC Sportsman of the Year Award’ (1969).
  • He was honored with the ‘International Tennis Hall of Fame Award’ (1981).
  • In 1985, Rod was inducted into the “Sport Australia Hall of Fame”.
  • He was awarded the ‘Philippe Chatrier Award’ (1998).
  • In 2009, he was honored with ‘Queensland Sport Hall of Fame Award’.
  • He was awarded the prestigious ‘Jean Borotra Sportsmanship Award’ (2016).

 

Rod Laver Biography/Interesting Fact

  • Rod Laver is a Popular Tennis Player, known as the greatest ‘Tennis Player’ of all time.

Rod Laver Biography

  • He was born in Rockhampton, Australia.
  • Rod is 83 years old and his height is 5 ft 10.
  • From his young age, Rod was interested in sports.
  • He was trained by the popular coach ‘Charlie Hollis’.
  • Later he got the opportunity to train under Australian Davis Cup team captain “Harry Hopman”.
  • In 1957, he participated in ‘Australian’ and ‘US Junior championships’.
  • He was the winner of both titles.
  • In 1959, he reached three finals at ‘Wimbledon’.
  • He has won the mixed doubles title with “Darlene Hard”.
  • Unfortunately, he lost the singles final against ‘Alex Olmedo’.
  • Rod has won the Australian Championships.
  • In the final match, he defeated ‘Neale Fraser’.
  • Rod became the first male player to win all four Grand Slam singles titles (1962).
  • He participated in “U.S. Pro Tennis Championships”.
  • He has won four times “U.S. Pro Tennis Championships” in a row.
  • In 1963, he finished second, with a 25–16 record in the first phase of the World Series tour.
  • He has won 17 of 24 matches against ‘Rosewall’ in 1964.
  • In 1965, he became the No. 1 professional player by winning 17 titles.
  • He is the first ‘Wimbledon’s Open Era champion’ (1968).
  • He defeated ‘Tony Roche’ in the finals.
  • Rod participated in the ‘National Tennis League’ and ‘World Championships Tennis’.
  • He was interviewed at the ‘US Open Tennis Championship’.

  • Rod was ranked number one after winning the ‘US Professional Championships’ on grass and the ‘French Pro Championship’ on clay.
  • He has won the biggest open event ‘Pacific Southwest’ in Los Angeles.
  • For the second time, he won all four Grand Slam tournaments in 1969.
  • In 1971, he participated in the Italian Open in Rome on clay.
  • He is the first tennis player in history to surpass the US $ 1 million in career prize money.
  • Rod was top on the table of the WCT tournament series.
  • But unfortunately lost in the playoff finals against ‘Ken Rosewall’.
  • This match is known as the best match in the history of the WCT tournament series.
  • He created a world record in WCT tournaments by winning four titles and 23 consecutive matches.
  • He retired in 1979.

 

 

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Food 

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Rod Laver Net Worth

FAQ

Who is Rod Laver?

Rod Laver is a Popular Tennis Player, from Rockhampton, Australia. Rod is known for winning ‘Eight Pro Slam Titles’.

 

What is Rod Laver’s wife’s name?

Rod Laver’s wife’s name is Mary Bensen. Rod and Mary got divorced in 2012.

 

 

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