Jessica Pegula – Net worth 2023, Husband, Billionaire Parents, Ranking, And Sponsors


Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player and here is more about her net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Jessica Pegula is an established star in the world of professional tennis and she is currently ranked world number 9 in the singles category. Let’s know more about Pegula’s life, career, net worth, etc.

Jessica Pegula Facts

Full nameJessica Pegula
Birth PlaceBuffalo, New York, U.S.
Father’s NameTerry Pegula
Mother’s NameKim Pegula
SiblingsKelly, Matthew, Michael, and Laura
Star SignPisces
Net Worth (2022)$10 million
Prize money till dateUS $9,195,756
Age29 years
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1994
Height (ft)5 ft 7 in (1.70m)
Weight (kg)70 kg (154 lbs)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachDavid Witt (2019–)
Husband/BoyfriendTaylor Gahagen (m. 2021)
ChildrenNot available
EndorsementsAdidas, Yonex
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LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 02: Jessica Pegula of The United States plays a backhand against Petra Martic of Croatia during their Women’s Singles Third Round match on day six of The Championships Wimbledon 2022 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 02, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Jessica Pegula Career

Jessica Pegula started playing tennis at a very young age. After spending some time in the junior circuit, Pegula turned professional in 2009.

It would be in 2011 when Pegula started to leave a mark in her professional career. On August 30, 2011, Pegula was granted a wildcard into the main draw of the US Open doubles tournament. She paired with Taylor Townsend. Sadly, she lost in the third round.

Next, in March 2012, Pegula played the main draw of the Indian Wells. She however lost in the first round.

After a few years hiatus, Pegula made her Grand Slam singles debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier. She aced the qualifiers and subsequently reached the main draw of US Open. Sadly, she was eliminated in the second round.

The year 2016 and 2017 was not that remarkable for Pegula. But, in 2018, Pegula made a significant breakthrough. In September 2018, Pegula reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Québec. Sadly, she lost the final against Pauline Parmentier. Nevertheless, Pegula’s finals appearance helped her finish the year inside the top 125 rankings.  

In 2019, Pegula started the year by playing on the ITF Circuit, but by February she entered the top 100 rankings for the first time in her career. She continued to play well and soon cracked the top 75 rankings for the first time. For the first time in her career, Pegula also played in the French Open and Wimbledon. Sadly, she didn’t achieve satisfactory results in both the Grand Slams.

Furthermore, Pegula in 2019, won her first WTA career singles title at the 2019 Washington Open. She finished the year ranked at world number 76.

In 2020, Pegula played her third career WTA singles final at the 2020 Auckland Open. Unfortunately, she lost the final against Serena Williams. She also played in the Australian Open for the first time but lost in the first round.

Pegula’s next big achievement came at the Western & Southern Open, a Premier 5 tournament. She played the quarterfinal at the Western & Southern Open, thus marking her first quarterfinal at any WTA Premier-level event. Also, at the 2020 US Open, Pegula advanced to the third round of a Grand Slam event for the first time in her career.

In 2021, Pegula achieved major success at the 2021 Australian Open. For the first time in her career, Pegula reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. She lost the quarterfinal against Jennifer Brady. Her Australian Open result helped Pegula enter the top 50 rankings at a then career-high ranking of world No. 43.

Furthermore, after favorable results at 2021 Qatar Open and 2021 Dubai Tennis Championships, Pegula entered the top 30 for the first time. Pretty soon, Pegula reached top 25 on June 21, 2021 after French Open and Berlin Open results. Next, Pegula reached her first WTA 1000 semifinal at the Canada Masters in the Canadian Open edition in Montreal. She advanced to the semis by defeating Ons Jabeur in the quarterfinals.

In 2022, Pegula won her first WTA 1000 doubles title at 2022 Qatar Open, partnering with Coco Gauff. As a result, she reached the top 30 in doubles at No. 29 on 28 February 2022.

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US’ Jessica Pegula celebrates after victory over Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu in their women’s singles match on day nine of the Roland-Garros Open tennis tournament at the Court Suzanne-Lenglen in Paris on May 30, 2022. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP) (Photo by THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Next, at the 2022 Miami Open, Pegula reached her second WTA 1000 semifinal of her career. In the semifinal, she lost against Iga Świątek. Subsequently, Pegula reached her first WTA 1000 final at the 2022 Mutua Madrid Open.

Then after the 2022 French Open quarterfinal appearance, Pegula broke into the top 10 in the singles rankings for the first time at World No. 8 on 6 June 2022.

Simultaneously, Pegula reached her first Grand Slam final in doubles at the 2022 French Open, partnering with Coco Gauff. The result helped her reach top 15 in the doubles rankings.

She has been equally successful in doubles as well, having won 7 titles.

Pegula is currently ranked world No. 4 in singles and world No. 3 in doubles.

Jessica Pegula

Jessica Pegula Singles Career

Career record365–224 (62.0%)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 3 (October 24, 2022)
Current rankingNo. 4 (June 26, 2023)

Jessica Pegula Doubles Career

Career record209–123 (63.0%)
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 2 (May 22, 2023)
Current rankingNo. 3 (June 12 2023)

Jessica Pegula Net Worth and Salary

According to sources, Pegula has an estimated net worth of over $10 million as of 2023. Most of her net worth is acquired from her match-winning prizes and various endorsements. Moreover, her consistent performances will surely help her in the future to increase her net worth exponentially.

On the other hand, Pegula has won US $ 9,195,756 prize money till date.

Jessica Pegula Billionaire Parents and Personal Life

Born on February 24, 1994 in Buffalo, New York, U.S., 29-year-old Pegula is the daughter of Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula.

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Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula

Notably, Pegula’s parents are the owners of the Buffalo Bills, and the Buffalo Sabres.

Also, Pegula is half-Korean. She has four siblings named Kelly, Matthew, Michael, and Laura.

Jessica Pegula Husband

Furthermore, Pegula married Taylor Gahagen in 2021. Taylor is a corporate executive for Pegula Sports and Entertainment and an animal philanthropist.

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Jessica Pegula with her husband Taylor Gahagen. (Image: Instagram)

Currently aged 29, Gahagen is also a senior investment analyst. The couple’s wedding took place in a private ceremony at Biltmore Estate in North Carolina.

Jessica Pegula Endorsements

According to reports, Pegula has endorsement deals with Adidas, Yonex.

All of Pegula’s sporting apparel and shoes are sponsored by Adidas. Pegula plays with tennis racquets sponsored by Yonex.

FAQs about Jessica Pegula

What is the age of Jessica Pegula?
Jessica Pegula is 29 years old and she was born on February 24, 1994.
What is the net worth of Jessica Pegula?
Jessica Pegula has an estimated net worth of over $10 million as of 2023.
Where was Jessica Pegula born?
Jessica Pegula was born in Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Who are the parents of Jessica Pegula?
Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula are the parents of Jessica Pegula.
Who is the husband of Jessica Pegula?
Taylor Gahagen is the husband of Jessica Pegula.
What is the nationality of Jessica Pegula?
Jessica Pegula is of American nationality.
How many career titles has Jessica Pegula won?
Jessica Pegula has won 2 career titles in singles category. She has won 7 career titles in doubles category.

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