Simona Halep Biography- Age, Height, Net Worth, Career, Instagram

July 16, 2019
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Simona Halep

Romania-born tennis player Simona Halep has been the world No. 1 ranked in singles twice between 2017 and 2019. Currently, Simona is currently ranked world No. 7 on the WTA Tour, and also won 18 WTA singles titles.

Halep is the first Romania player to ever to win the Wimbledon singles titles. She has won Grand Slam singles titles in the 2018 French Open.

In 2019, Simona won her first Wimbledon title and crushing over Serena Williams who has been ranked world No. 1 player on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017.

Everybody knows Simona’s professional life but what about her love life? Is she is in a relationship with someone? Are you excited to know dating affair? Then take a look at Simona’s wiki-bio.

Simona Halep
Simona Halep, The 2019 Wimbledon Champion
Source: Express

Before that,  let’s know some quick facts!

Simona Halep: Quick Facts

Born Name Simona Halep
Birth Place Constanta, Romania
Height 5 feet 6 inch
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Romanian
Profession Tennis Player
Net Worth $14 million
Weight 60 kg
Age 27 years
Dating Radu Barbu
Sibling Nicolae Halep
Parents Stere Halep and Tania Halep

Early Life and Education

The young and talented player Simona Halep was born on  27 September 1991 in Constanta, Romania. She was born to mother Tania Halep and father, Stere Halep. Additionally, she has a sibling, Luminita.

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From an early age, she started playing tennis in her Junior High School. Her father was a former football player at Sageata Stejaru. She is an American origin.

Age, Height and Body Appearance

As of now, the tennis player Simona age is 27 and soon she will turn 28 on 27 September 2019. Simona stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches but her weight is not known. In addition, her bust, waist and bust sizes are unavailable.

Wimbledon 2019

Simona Halep reached to the Wimbledon 2019 final, beating the players AliaksandraSasnovich, Mihaela Buzărnescu, Victoria Azarenka, Cori Gauf, Zhang Shuai, and Elina Svitolina. On July 13, 2019, Simona competed against American tennis player Serena Williams. 

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On the final match of Wimbledon 2019, Simona defeated Serena Williams by 6-2 6-2 in front of an incredulous Centre Court. After the Second Grand Slam title at 2018 French Open Success, Halep said, “it was her best match ever.

But for the 37 years old Williams, it was the third major final defeat in 12 months.

Simona Halep Tennis Career

As a promising teenager player, Simona Halep already won the French Open Junior title and made her success by reaching the final in Notting Hill but sadly she failed to win to Arantxa Sanchez Vicario. She turned professional tennis player in 2008.

During her teen, Halep felt discomfort while playing tennis due to her heavy breast. So in 2009, Simona underwent a breast reduction surgery. Halep breakthrough year came in the year 2013 when she has won six WTA titles and for the first time, entered the top 10.

Following the year, Simona reached the final of 2014 French Open where played against Maria Sharapova and also played at the WTA Finals but lost to Serena Williams.

Over the years, she victoried over may players Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Ana Ivanovic, Li Na, Jelena Jankovic, and Samantha Stosur.

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In 2017, Simona couldn’t make to Slam final despite being the world No. 2. That same year, she won the WTA’s Fan Favorite Single Player and WTA’s Player of the Year in 2018.

At 2018 Australian Open, she reached to the final but Caroline Wozniacki beat her. Later that year, in Paris, Simona got victory over Sloane Stephens and won her first Major title. Also, she was honored with the Cetatean de onoare of the city of Bucharest in 2018.

Simona Halep Net Worth and Salary

According to reliable sources, Romanian player Simona Halep has a net worth of $25 million that she earns from her career. She has been playing since the age of six and took her older brother as an inspiration.

Later, she entered the senior developmental ITF tournaments and made her senior success by winning two smaller 10,000 USD tournaments in Bucharest against Elena Bogdan and Stephanie Vongsouthi.

Furthermore, the player makes her worth from promoting the various brands such as  Adidas, Nike, Lacoste, Wilson, and many other Romanian brands. Since 2016, Halpe has also been endorsing Hublot watches. Besides, she is serving Mercedes-Benz Romania as its brand ambassador.

Is Simona Halep Dating Anyone?

A most important topic that every fan wants to know about her favorite celebs is about their personal life, especially, their relationship status. Well, talking about her marital status, she is unmarried but not single.

Simona Halep with Radu Barbu
Source: Prosport

As per sources, the Wimbledon 2019 champion is dating the former tennis player Radu Barbu. Since 2017 US Open, the couple is together. But how did the pair met?

Halep and Barbu met through a mutual friend Andrei Mlendea. The two has neither confirmed nor denied their relationship in the public, even telling their friends.

However, Simon and Radu have been spotted together in Italy on the vacay. As a matter of fact, Simona keeps her relationship with Radu under the wrap.

In the past, Halep was romantically linked to many handsome boys. Once she dated the Romanian tennis player Horia Tecau. Also, the duo was planning to get married but the date hasn’t revealed.

Social Media

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Twitter: 324k Followers

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