Birth Name: Boris Franz Becker
Place of Birth: Leimen, West Germany (now Germany)
Date of Birth: 22 November, 1967
Ethnicity: German, Czech
Boris Becker is a German professional tennis player.
Boris is the son of Elvira (Pisch) and Karl-Heinz Becker. His mother’s family was from Kunewald/Kunín, a Moravian village. They fled Czechoslovakia during the Russian invasion, likely during or after WWII. Her family, which was Catholic, has Jewish relatives, but it is not clear if Boris’s mother has Jewish ancestry, herself.
Boris has a son with his wife, Dutch model Sharlely “Lilly” Kerssenberg; two children with his former wife, actress and designer Barbara Feltus; and a daughter with Russian model Angela Ermakova.
Boris’s maternal grandfather was Leopold Pisch (the son of Ferdinand Pisch and Rosalia Repper). Leopold was born in Kunín, Nový Jičín District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czechia. Ferdinand was the son of Johann Pisch and Johanna Blaschka. Rosalia was the daughter of Georg Repper and Anna.
Boris’s maternal grandmother was Amalia Hickel (the daughter of Ferdinand Hickel and Rosa Berger). Amalia was born in Kunín, Nový Jičín District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czechia. Rosa was the daughter of Franz Berger.
Source: Genealogy of Boris Becker (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com