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Frances Tiafoe Biography: Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Twin Brother, Ranking, Parents & Background

Basic Information

Stage Name: Frances Tiafoe
Real Name: Frances Tiafoe
Occupation:  Athlete, Tennis Player
Date Of Birth/Age:
Place of Birth: Hyattsville, Maryland, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Marital Status: In a relationship with Ayan Broomfield
Education:  Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC)

Frances Tiafoe Biography

His might be called an accident of history but one that has paid off handsomely. Frances Tiafoe was born a Sierra Leonean but is currently an American citizen.

His parents had fled the brutal Civil War in the West African country and settled down in the United States. Young Frances had no aptitude for tennis at the outset. He developed that along the line after his father took up the position of janitor at a tennis training facility.

His interest soon caught fire, and he started training at the same facility. In the intervening years, he would work his way into the tennis champ he is today.

Age

Frances Tiafoe turned 24 this year (2022).

Net Worth

It has been said that a man good at his craft will be pretty successful, and that’s precisely the case with Frances Tiafoe. According to Celebrity Net Worths, the tennis ace has a net worth of $3 million.

Girlfriend

If you’re a lady with designs on Frances, you may have to bin them right now. The reason is simple. The tennis ace is taken already. His girlfriend is no other than Ayan Broomfield, herself a tennis player. Ayan is a Canadian and has won two doubles title on the ITF tour so far.

Twin Brother

Frances’s twin is named Franklin, and he plays tennis as well. The brothers are mutually supportive. In Frances’s words, his brother pushes him to be the best he can be, and he does the same.

Ranking

With 1940 points, Frances Tiafoe holds the 19th position in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings. He had a much lower ranking previously.

Parents

Frances Tiafoe’s parents are Alphina Kamara (mother) and Frances Tiafoe Sr (father).

Background

Frances Tiafoe’s is your ideal grass-to-grace story. Born to Sierra Leonean parents who had fled the civil war in that country, the champ was lucky his father worked in a tennis academy.

There, young Tiafoe was able to observe, fall in love with tennis, and ultimately become the champ that he is today.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where are Frances Tiafoe’s parents from?

Frances Tiafoe’s parents are Sierra Leoneans who fled the country’s chronic warfare and have since found new life in the United States.

  • How much money has Frances Tiafoe made?

Tiafoe is no longer a member of the broke republic. It’s unclear how much he has made, but it’s in the millions, covering prizes and earnings.

  • How old is Frances Tiafoe?

Frances Tiafoe was born in 1998, which makes him 24 years at the time of writing.

  • How do you Pronounce Frances Tiafoe?

Peeps have often wondered how to Pronounce the name of the tennis player. Well, here is a clue. It is pronounced fraan-sis tee-AH-foh

  • Who is Tiafoe’s father?

His father is Frances Tiafoe Sr, an emigrant from Sierra Leone. The family had fled the war-torn country where his father was a diamond mine worker.

The family settled in the United States, where his father was fortunate to find a job as a janitor at the Junior Tennis Champions Centre in Maryland. The place would play a singularly important role in the life of his son and in his own.

The older Frances was allowed to convert a small back office into a home for his twins. At the Junior Tennis Champions Centre, Frances Jr developed an abiding interest in tennis, which would be instrumental to the success he is today.

  • Is Frances Tiafoe sponsored by Nike?

Yes, the tennis ace is sponsored by Nike.  Actually he’s one of the several athletes sponsored by the iconic brand.

During his face-off with Carlos Alcatraz at the United States Open over the weekend, the rivals wore matching Nike outfits, leading to mockery — “capitalism at its finest” — from tennis Twitter.

  • Where does Frances Tiafoe live?

Tiafoe lives in Orlando, Florida, one of America’s finest states and home to some of the wealthiest Americans. With its charming beaches and amenities, Florida draws people not just from the United States but from around the world as well.

  • How tall is Frances Tiafoe?

Frances Tiafoe is on the tall side. His height is approximately 1.88 metres — not bad for one who makes a living playing tennis.

  • Is Frances Tiafoe still in the U.S. Open?

At the time of writing, no. Frances Tiafoe had a brilliant run in the game but couldn’t make it to the finals.

During an encounter with Carlos Alcatraz at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, Tiafoe lost in a memorable five-set match. After the game, Tiafoe hugged his rival like the sportsman he is.

  • How much does Francis Tiafoe weigh?

The tennis champ weighed 86KG at the time of writing. Of course, there’s no assurance he’d remain in the same weight in the coming days. He could go right up or slump down a bit—his choice.

  • Is Francis Tiafoe a twin?

Yes, he is. His brother is no other than Franklin Tiafoe. For many couples, having twins is the dream, and while it’s unclear whether Tiafoe and Alphina Kamara were hoping for twins at the outset, they ended up having just that.

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