Fred Couples is well known as an American golfer who has competed on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions. He is most famous for winning 58 professional golf tournaments.
Fred Couples was born on October 3, 1959, in Washington state with a birth sign Libra. His father’s name is Tom Couples and his mother’s name is Violet Couples. He holds the American nationality and belongs to Italian, Croatian ethnicity. His father worked in a park where golf was played. So Fred started the game when he went to the park with his father.
Since his young age, he was very interested in sports, as well as very good in the study. In his school days, he always got good grades. His grandparents come from Italy, so he has Italian ancestors in his blood, but since the arrival of his grandfather, his family lives in the United States.
He went to O’Dea High School and there he played various sports. He has been a very talented person since childhood and had the perfect balance between intelligence and sportiness.
How much is Fred Couples’ Net Worth and Salary?
In 2015, Couples moved to Newport Beach, California. He bought a classic mansion from 1971 for a reported fee of $3.4 million. The house has a huge 1000 meter garage, a kitchen that deserves a cook, an oversized island, a media room, and quadruple rooms. After several attempts to sell the house, he received a buyer in 2017.
Former NBA legend Jerry “The Logo” West picked up the property for an undisclosed fee, which expected to be $4.5 million to $ 5 million. Fred has a long and successful career. Since becoming a pro, he has never ended a season of revenue under $1 million. Put his titles, game earnings, endorsement deals, and everything else together, and it’s easy to understand his enormous fortune. Fred’s net worth evaluated at $120 million.
Who is Fred Couples Currently Dating? Married & Wife
Talking about the personal life of Fred, he married twice. His first marriage with a woman named Deborah, whom he met at the University of Houston. Their marriage lasted from 1981 to 1993. Later, she convicted of suicide and died in 2001. Afterward, Fred married Thais Baker in 1998.
Unfortunately, she also died of breast cancer on February 17, 2009. But he had no biological children with either of his wives. Despite, he has two stepchildren from Thai’s previous marriage. The two children, Gigi and Oliver, were 18 and 16 years old at the time of their mother’s death.
How many Majors Fred Couples Won? (career)
As Fred grew up, he soon began playing amateur golf tournaments and won many. He started playing on the PGA Tour in 1977 but could not win. In 1983 he finally won the tournament. He is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, a prestigious list of the best golfers in the world.
He won the PGA Tour Player of the Year in 1991 and also won the PGA Player of the Year in 1992. Likewise in 1992, proving his incredible form and talent. He also won the Vardon Trophy in 1991 and 1992. The following year he won the 1992 PGA Tour Guide.
He was named a member of the US Ryder Cup team in 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995 and 1997. In addition, he was named a member of the US Presidents Cup team in 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2005.
What is the Height of Fred Couples?
Talking about his body measurement, he has maintained good body structure. He stands on a height of 5 feet 11 tall and 84 kg of weight. He has gray eyes color and brown hair color with a white skin tone.
Facts of Fred Couples
|Full Name||Fred Couples|
|Net Worth||$120 million|
|Date Of Birth||October 3, 1959,|
|Age||60 years 8 months|
|Place Of Birth||Washington state|
|Spouse||Thais Baker, Deborah|
|Children||Gigi and Oliver|