Jessica Pegula

Jessica Pegula

Jessica Pegula
Quick Facts About Jessica Pegula
Celebrated Name Jessica Pegula
Age 27 years old
Nick Name JP
Birth Name Jessica Pegula
Birth Date 1994-02-24
Gender Female
Profession American tennis player
Nationality American
Place of Birth Buffalo, New York, the USA
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Residence Pittsburgh and New York
Horoscope Pisces
Father Terry Pegula
Mother Kim S. Pegula
Sister Kelly Pegula
Brother Matthew Pegula
University University of Pittsburgh
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Taylor Gahagen
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $300 thousand per year
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 70 Kg
Body Shape Hourglass
Body Measurement 36-28-37 inches
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 10(US)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
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  • Jessica Pegula has a career-high WTA ranking of No. 28 in singles and No. 55 in doubles, both achieved on May 17, 2021.

Who is Jessica Pegula?

  • Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player. She is the eldest daughter of Terry Pegula and his second wife Kim S. Pegula. Terry Pegula is an American billionaire businessman, with interests in natural gas development, real estate, entertainment, and professional sports. 

Jessica Pegula Tennis Player

  • Her mother Kim S. Pegula is a South Korean-born American businesswoman and, along with her husband, Terry Pegula, one of the principal owners of the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League.
  •  In 2018, Pegula reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Québec in September as a qualifier. She beat Kristýna Plíšková, Ons Jabeur, second seed Petra Martić and fifth seed Sofia Kenin en route to the final, where she lost to eighth seed Pauline Parmentier in straight sets. This brought her ranking back inside the top 200 and helped her finish the year inside the top 125.
  • Pegula attained major success at the Australian Open, defeating former Australian Open champion and 12th seed Victoria Azarenka, Kristina Mladenovic, former US Open champion Samantha Stosur and fifth seed Elina Svitolina to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal where she lost to eventual runner-up Jennifer Brady despite winning the first set. This strong showing at the Australian Open in February allowed Pegula to enter the top 50 for the first time and took her to a new career-high ranking of world No. 43. 

What nationality is Jessica Pegula?

  • Jessica Pegula was born on 24th February 1994 in Buffalo, New York, the USA. Her birth name is Jessica Pegula. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She has Korean ancestry from her mother's side while she is American from her father's side. Pisces is her star sign. She has kept his faith in Christianity since her childhood. 
  • Jessica Pegula was born into a wealthy family. Her father, Terry Pegula, is an American professional sports investor and natural gas tycoon, and a multi-billionaire. Her mother, Kim S. Pegula, is a South Korean-born American businesswoman. She has two younger siblings: a sister named Kelly Pegula and a brother named Matthew Pegula. She also has two half-siblings, Michael and Laura born from her father's first marriage. 
  • Jessica attended an expensive private school in Buffalo City. She finished high school through online classes to work around her tennis schedule. After her high school graduation, Jessica attended the University of Pittsburgh, in the Pennsylvania state of the United States where she played college tennis actively. 

Who does Jessica Pegula date?

Jessica Pegula and Taylor Gahagen

  • Despite being 27 years old, Jessica Pegula hasn't married yet. However, she is currently dating a handsome guy named Taylor Gahagen. Taylor Gahagen is a huge lover of dogs and other pet animals. 
  • Her boyfriend has opened a dog rescue A Lending Paw with the slogan "Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely it will yours and theirs."
  • Scrolling through Pegula's Instagram, she started posting pictures with Taylor in 2015. Their fans believe that the two is together since then.  

How rich is Jessica Pegula?

  • As of June 2021, the estimated net worth of Jessica Pegula is more than $3 million. Born with a silver spoon in her mouth Jessie Pegula has a lavish lifestyle. Her father's net worth is $5.4 billion as of June 2020 while her mother's net worth is $100 Million. Furthermore, Jessie herself has earned a good deal of money out of her tennis career. She has reportedly won a career prize money of US $1,983,853 from her beginning career till now.
  • In 2018, she reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Québec as a qualifier and ultimately won the first WTA title the following season at the Washington Open. In 2020, she was an ASB Classic Finalist.
  • In August 2016, Pegula and her sister opened a quick-serve restaurant named, Healthy Scratch in LECOM Harborcenter, which is an ice hockey-themed mixed-use development owned by her parents in Buffalo, New York. The following year the Healthy Scratch business was to be expanded to food truck service. That same year, Pegula introduced her own skincare line called Ready 24.
  • Her parents Terry and Kim Pegula own vast property across New York state and Pennsylvania. They have brought multi-million mansions in Pittsburgh and have also purchased an 11,159 sq ft villa in Western New York known as  Aurora estate for $2.5 million. Her father is also the owner of the luxurious Yacht called "The Top Five yacht" built by Hakvoort in 2021. The superyacht is designed by Sinot Yacht Design. 

How tall is Jessica Pegula?

  • Jessica Pegula is 5 ft 7 inches tall and her body weight is 70 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. Her curvaceous body measures 36-28-37 inches. The dress size of 4 (US) perfectly fits on her body. 
  • She feels comfortable wearing a shoe size of 10 (US). She has a pair of brown eyes. She looks elegant in her silky and straight hair that is black in color. She does exercise regularly and goes to the gym every day. 

Facts About Jessica Pegula

  • #1Pegula reached the ATP women's top 100 in February 2019.
  • #2She defeated world No. 12, Anastasija Sevastova in the 2019 Volvo Car Open – Singles.
  • #3In the 2021 Italian Open, she recorded the biggest victory of her career over world No. 2 Naomi Osaka.
  • #4After the one at the 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships, she entered the top 30 for the first time.
  • #5She is coached by Jesse Levine.
  • #6She played right-handed (two-handed backhand).
  • #7Her mother was adopted at the age of 5 by Ralph and Marilyn Kerr.
  • #8She is a very powerful and skilled player.
  • #9Pegula began playing tennis at the age of 7.
  • #10Her current coach is David Witt.

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