Andre Agassi

Agassi in 2011, DFree /

Birth Name: Andre Kirk Agassi

Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 29, 1970

*father – Armenian, possibly Assyrian from Iran
*mother – English, Norwegian, Irish, distant German and Swiss-German

Andre Agassi is an American professional tennis player. He was World No. 1.

Andre is the son of Elizabeth (Dudley) and Emmanuel “Mike” Agassi. His father was born as Emanoul/Emmanuel B. Aghassian/Aghasi in Salmas, Iran. He was an Olympic boxer and represented Iran in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Emmanuel was of Armenian Christian background. He was also said to have had Assyrian and/or Syrian roots. Andre’s mother is American.

Andre is married to German tennis player Steffi Graf, with whom he has two children.

Andre’s paternal grandfather was named David Aghassian. David was said to be a Ukrainian Armenian, from Kiev.

Andre’s paternal grandmother was named Noonia. Noonia was said to be an Armenian from the Ottoman Empire.

Andre’s maternal grandfather was Lloyd Percy Dudley (the son of Percy Winston Dudley and Mathilda/Matilda Edwards Fostrom). Lloyd was born in Illinois. Percy was the son of Jonathan Torpy Dudley and Minerva G. Mason. Mathilda’s parents were Norwegian.

Andre’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Josephine Clements (the daughter of Dr. Robert Clements and Carolyn Prest). Virginia was born in Illinois. Robert was the son of Dr. Isaac Clements and Josephine V. Nutt. Carolyn was the daughter of James Edward Prest and Julia J. McGown, who were from Halifax, Nova Scotia, James from Spry Harbour and Julia from Bar Harbour.

Source: Genealogy of Andre Agassi (focusing on his father’s side) –


Curious about ethnicity

18 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    Looks italian/greek, i think a bit more greek, but he got the italian eyebrowns. Anyway, i think that’s what a typical northern european+middle eastern mix look like.

    • NOTREALLY says:

      brazilian —– should not be allowed to comment in this website,

      • jonasbttencourt says:

        Too bad you don’t run the site, keep crying darling.

        • jonasbttencourt says:

          Btw, i don’t like to lean on these things, but for some time i have been the target of clear xenofobia on this site, a couple of idiots that either don’t have arguments and think they run the site telling who should or should not be allowed here, or just babes who can’t handle reading something they don’t agree with. You, and especially that Oaken and Andrew guys can insult me all they want, i will continue to post comments whenever i want to. You all should get a life, this is sad, all these obssession does no good for you people, get off of your moma’s basement and go get a girlfriend boys.

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