John McEnroe Biography

(former professional tennis player, musician, actor)

Relationship Facts of John McEnroe

  • John McEnroe is married to Patty Smyth.
  • He is father of Two (Anna and Ava).
  • John McEnroe is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John McEnroe Married to?

John McEnroe is a married man. He has a beautiful wife named, Patty Smyth. She is an American singer.

The couple got married in 1997 and are even parents to two daughters.

Well, John has been married twice in life. Patty is his second wife while the name of his first wife is Tatum O’Neal.

Marriage with Tatum O’Neal

He was in a married relationship with his first and former wife, Tatum O’Neal from 1986 to 1994.

During their togetherness, they became parents to three children named, Kevin, Sean, and Emily.

After 8 years of union, Tatum filed for divorce against McEnroe in 1994 and they officially divorced in the same year.

Who is John McEnroe?

John Patrick McEnroe Jr. aka John McEnroe is a famous former professional tennis player, and musician.

As an actor, he is famous for portraying himself in the Netflix original series, Never Have I Ever from 2020 to 2021.

John McEnroe- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

The professional player was born on February 16, 1959, in Wiesbaden, West Germany. As of 2022, John McEnroe is 63 years old holding, American nationality.

Similarly, his ethnicity is Caucasian and according to the astrological chart, his birth star sign is Aquarius.

Moving on to his family background, he was born to his father, John Patrick McEnroe Sr., and his mother, Katherine Tresham.

Similarly, he is the eldest child of his parents having two brothers, Mark and Patrick McEnroe.


When he was 9 years old, John was admitted to Eastern Lawn Tennis Association and Port Washington Tennis Academy.

After getting a scholarship for amazing tennis skills, in 1978, he enrolled at Stanford University.

John McEnroe- Professional Life, Careers

After graduation, he became the winner of the singles title of ‘The National Collegiate Athletic Association championship in 1978. In the same year, he signed the endorsement contract with Sergio Tacchini and went on the ATP tour.

Being the player of the US Davis Cup team he was part of winning teams in 1979, 1981, 1982, and 1992. He earned two ‘Grand Slam’ men’s doubles titles along with his American partner, Peter Fleming in 1979.

In 1992, along with Mark Woodforde, he won the final of the ‘US Open doubles. His major achievements include,

‘ATP World Tour Finals’ singles titles in 1983 and 1984 and ‘WTC’ singles titles in 1981, 1983, 1984, and 1989.
He announced his retirement from a professional tour with a world ranking of 20 in singles in late 1992. Though, he stayed as a tennis broadcaster, until 1995.
In 2006, he made comeback to the ATP Tour 2006 to play two doubles tournaments. In 2012, he made became the winner of the over-45 legends doubles competition at the French Open.
Other Accomplishments
For Australian television network Nine’s coverage of 2019/2020 Australia Open, he was a central figure.
As an actor, he portrayed himself in the Netflix original series, Never Have I Ever from 2020 to 2021.

Mindy Khaling and Lang Fisher are the creators of the series. In the series, he has shared the screen with other co-stars like Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Darren BarnetJaren Lewison, Ramona Young, Niecy Nash, and others.

On April 27, 2020, the series aired its first season on Netflix.

Then the second season of the series aired on July 15, 2021. Following the success of the second season, recently on August 12, 2022, the third season of the series was released which contains 10 episodes.

However, the fourth and final season of the series is set to premiere in 2023.

John McEnroe- Net worth, Salary

The net worth of retired tennis player, John McEnroe is estimated to be about $100 million according to various sources.

This is the outcome of his tennis career. He is also listed as one of the wealthiest former tennis players.

John McEnroe- Rumors, Controversy

The ‘Never Have I Ever’ actor, is keeping himself out of unnecessary rumors and controversies.

Body Features- Height, Weight

As per Wikipedia, John McEnroe stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches. His weight and other body measurements are not available at the moment.

Moreover, his physical appearance includes blue eyes and grey hair in a fair complexion.

Social Media

John McEnroe is quite active on social media platforms. He owns a Twitter account, which is enriched with over 168.8K followers.

There is also a Fan-based Facebook page, under his name that has garnered more than 1.9K followers.

Apart from Twitter, he does not appear to be active on Instagram and Facebook.

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