Birth Name: Andre Kirk Agassi
Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 29, 1970
*Armenian, possibly Assyrian from Iran (father)
Andre Agassi is an American professional tennis player. He was World No. 1.
Andre’s father, Emmanuel “Mike” Agassi, was born as Emmanuel B. Aghassian/Emanoul B. Aghasi in Salmas, Iran. He was an Olympic boxer and represented Iran in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Emmanuel is of Armenian Christian background. He is also said to have Assyrian and/or Syrian roots.
Andre’s mother, Elizabeth (Dudley), is American, and likely has English ancestry.
Andre is married to German tennis player Steffi Graf, with whom he has two children.
Andre’s paternal grandparents were David Aghassian and Noonia.
Source: Genealogy of Andre Agassi (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
DFree / Shutterstock.com