Roger Federer Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Roger Federer

Bio
Real NameRoger Federer
NicknameFed-Ex (Federer Express)
ProfessionTennis player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet- 6'
Weightin Kilograms- 72 kg (in 2017)
in Pounds- 158 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Tennis
International DebutTurned pro in 1998
Coach/MentorIvan Ljubicic
Nature on fieldCool
Favourite ShotForehand
Achievements (main ones)• Holds the record of winning 4 consecutive Wimbledon and US open titles.
• Winner of 17 Grand slams.
• 88 singles career titles.
• He achieved the no. 1 ranking in February 2004
• He has won 1080 games in his career while losing only 245
Career Turning PointAfter winning his first singles title in 2001 there was no looking back for Federer
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 August 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceBasel, Switzerland
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalitySwiss
HometownBasel, Switzerland
SchoolDropped out at the age of 16
CollegeN/A
Educational QualificationsN/A
FamilyFather- Robert Federer (Switzerland)
Mother- Lynette Du Rand (South Africa)
roger federer with parents
ReligionChristianity
EthnicitySwiss-German (Father)
Afrikaner (Mother)
HobbiesGolf, Skiing, Music, Playing cards, Playstation
Controversies• Roger Federer was once accused of fixing a Wimbledon final match against Nadal, which he lost. Federer justified this by saying that he had only advised his businessman friend to put money on him and since he lost ,there was no point of fixing.
• Federer once released a statement opposing women tennis players' equal pay, this invited unwanted outrage.
Favourite Things
Favourite Tennis playerPete Sampras
Favourite FoodItalian and Japanese cuisines
Favourite FilmGladiator, James Bond film series
Favourite ActorNot known
Favourite ActressNot known
Favourite SingerAC/DC, Lenny Kravitz
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMirka Federer
WifeMirka Federer
Children4 (Twin daughters and twin sons)
Roger Federer and wife with twin sons
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionMercedes Benz SLS AMG Roadster
Money Factor
Net Worth$350 Million

Roger Federer forehand

Some Lesser Known Facts About Roger Federer 

  • Does Roger Federer smoke: No
  • Does Roger Federer drink alcohol: Yes
  • As a child Roger Federer was a vegetarian. He started eating meat at the age of 14.
  • When Federer was 16, he decided to quit school and devote only to tennis.
  •  After winning the “orange bowl against Guillermo Coria in 1998, Roger posted up on his home door an adhesive tape with written on it:”the number one lives here!”
  • Federer was appointed as UNICEF’S Goodwill ambassador in the year 2006.
  • Roger Federer once won 105 points without an unforced error against John Isner in US OPEN 2007.
  • In 2011,  Federer was polled as the “2nd most admired and respected person in the world” behind only Nelson Mandela.
  • At Shanghai open 2014, Roger Federer completed a service game in 47 seconds against the world number 1 Novak Djokovic. He hit 4 back to back aces.
  • There is a street in Halle, where the Gerry Weber tournament is held, called Roger Federer Alley.
  • Roger’s sister Diana is also a mother of Twins.
  • He founded the Roger Federer Foundation, which promotes sports and education for the South African children.
  • Roger opposed equal pay for women tennis players.
  • The Swiss government recognized him to be the first worthy living man to appear on a Swiss stamp.
  • Federer is scared of Roller Coasters.

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