Lleyton Hewitt net worth: Australian professional tennis player and former world No. 1, Lleyton Hewitt has a net worth of $20 million.
Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Lleyton Hewitt played Australian football before deciding to pursue his career in tennis. Hewitt started his professional career in 1998 and went on to become the youngest winners of the ATP in 1998, having defeated Andre Agassi in semifinals and Jason Stoltenberg in the finals of the Next Generation Adelaide International.
This Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder made a name for himself as a junior reaching #17 in World ranking in 1997. He also became the youngest male ever to be ranked #1 in the men’s singles category. Having won the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon men’s singles title, he contested in 19 consecutive Australian Open men’s singles tournament, until today.
Hewitt have had close competition with Roger Federer in 27 occasions. He dominated Federer in the first seven of nine matches, however, Federer has an upper hand after 2004 making the over all record to 18-9 on head to head. Andy Roddick and Novaj Djokovic are also considered to be Hewitt’s prime rivals during his peak.
A defensive counterpuncher and baseliner by trade, Lleyton Hewitt’s lob shots are said to be the best in the world. With over $20 million in career prize earning, Hewitt is married to Australian actress Bec Cartwright since 2005 and the couple have three children. As of 2015, Lleyton Hewitt’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
Quick facts about Lleyton Hewitt
Full Name: Novak Djokovic
Profession: Professional tennis player, businessman
Height: 5′ 11″ (1.80 m)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg )
Date of Birth: February 24, 1981
Place of Birth: Adelaide, South Australia
Education: Immanuel College
Marital status:Married (Bec Hewitt)
Astrological sign: Aquarius