What we are seeing right now in 2021 is a huge rise to fame for Emma Raducanu. So let’s find out more about her.
|Age:||18 years old (as of September 2021)|
|Birthday:||November 13, 2002|
|Last Update:||September 2021|
Who is Emma Raducanu?
She was born in Canada, but she’s British. She lives in Bromley, England, United Kingdom.
You may be surprised by her interesting looks, well, that’s because she’s half Romanian, half Chinese. Her father Ion Răducanu is from Bucharest, Romania, while her mother Renée is from Shenyang, China. They both work in the financing system and moved to the UK when their daughter was only two years old.
Emma started to play tennis at the age of five and she turned pro eleven years later, in 2018.
If we just look at the prize money, that is exactly 303,376 USD as of September 2021. So we guess Raducanu’s net worth is close to this amount: $300k.
In June 2021, she made her main draw Grand Slam debut on a wildcard to the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
She won to Vitalia Diatchenko and Markéta Vondroušová and thus became the youngest British woman to reach the Wimbledon third round since Elena Baltacha in 2002. After that, she beat Sorana Cîrstea and reach the fourth round, and became the youngest British woman to reach the last 16 in the Open Era.
In August 2021 Emma Raducanu reached the final of the WTA 125 tournaments in Chicago, but she lost to Clara Tauson.
Her WTA rank became World No. 150.
At the US Open, she defeated Bibiane Schoofs, Mariam Bolkvadze, and Mayar Sherif in straight sets and afterwards Stefanie Voegele, Zhang Shuai, Sara Sorribes Tormo, Shelby Rogers, Belinda Bencic and Maria Sakkari and reached the final. Please notice that she did not lose any set in any match.
She was also the fifth player in the Open Era to make the semifinals on her US Open debut.
Emma became the second player born in 2002 to reach the final of the US Open, following Leylah Fernandez.
Interesting times in tennis – it’s the first teenage women’s singles final since the 1999 US Open between Serena Williams and Martina Hingis.
According to usopen.org, her net worth will increase significantly as she reached the final of US OPEN: with $2.5 million as a winner, and “only” $1.25 million as a runner-up.
She attended Newstead Wood School, a selective grammar school in the London Borough of Bromley. She got an A* in maths and an A in economics in her A-Levels.
Emma on Social Media
This talented and beautiful young lady has already amassed 604k followers on Instagram, 219k fans on Twitter, and 5k on Facebook
As of 2021, Emma Raducanu’s net wealth is estimated to be around $350,000.
Leave a comment below about Emma. Do you think she’s gonna win the US Open? What about her net worth?
Photos source: Instagram