Leonard Francois is best knows as the father of a Japanese Professional Tennis player, Naomi Osaka who is the current boss at the US Open and Australian Open in the singles class. As of now, she is positioned no 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She won back to back two grand slam ( US open 2018 and American open 2019).
By nationality, Leonard Francois is Haitian and belongs to an African ethnical background.
He has dark brown eyes color and his hair is black in color. As he holds an account on Twitter.
Who is His daughter?
His daughter Naomi who is the best know as a Japanese Professional Tennis player. She is a reigning champion in women’s singles at the US Open and the Australian Open. Moreover, she ranked No 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She has won three titles and finished five times in the WTA Tour as a runner-up. She made a debut at the 2014 Stanford Classic. At that time, she defeating former US Open champion Samantha Stosur at the age of 16.
She started playing well in 2016 which brought her to the top 100 spots. At the same time, she was allowed Osaka to play in WTA events. After that, she qualified for her first Grand slam at the Australian Open. She got injured but made a comeback in the same year. In the final of the Pacific open, she lost to Caroline Wozniacki. However, she named WTA newcomer in 2016. She did not turn out in the year 2017, as she lost consecutively to Venus Williams in Wimbledon and Kaia Kanepi in the US Open.
Then she made a strong comeback in Hardcourt weres she took revenge from Venus Williams in the Hong Kong Open. She also won her first WTA title at the Indian Wells Open. At that time, she made a breakthrough into the upper echelon in 2018. After that, she defeating 23-time champion Serena Williams in the final. At that time, she won a singles Grand Slam tournament. Similarly, she also won the US Open in September after defeating the 23-time champion, Serena Williams. She won her second Grand Slam title at the Australian Open 2019.
Net Worth & Salary of His Daughter
According to the sources, Leonard Francois’s daughter Naomi has a net worth of around $16 million as of 2019. She earned this amount of money from her professional career as a tennis player. Likewise, she earned an annual salary of $2 million. Further, Naomi has earned $11,351,973 in her career. And her income in 2019 from prize money reported being $3,722,776.
Moreover, Naomi also earned around $7 million in total as prize money. Also, she had defeated Serena Williams in the finals from the US Open. There she earned around $3.8 million. Besides, she has been earning $45,000 dollars through her endorsement deals with Nissan, ANA airlines. Also, she has collected $11,351,973 as prize money from her career as a tennis player.
Who is Leonard Francois Wife? Mother of Noami
Yes, Leonard is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife, Tamaki Osaka. Reports suggest the pair first met in New York where Leonard was studying at New York University. They dated for quite a long time before they finally decided to tie a knot. From their marriages, the pair shares two daughters. They first welcomed their daughter Mari on April 3, 1996. Then they, later on, welcomed their second daughter Noami on October 16, 1997.
His wife is a Japanese native and he belongs from Haiti. However, he decided to give his wife’s last name to his daughters because he found that the United States didn’t give enough attention to his daughters.
Likewise, he is the only reason for his daughters to become a professional tennis player. He used to mentor them since their early age of 3 and 4 respectively. Besides, he is not involved in any unwanted rumors so this suggests that he is a good husband and father.
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