Jim Courier’s biography

James Spencer “Jim” Courier is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. He won four major singles titles, two at the French Open and two at the Australian Open. He was the youngest man to reach the singles finals of all four majors, at the age of 22 years and 11 months. He also won five Masters titles.

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jim courier
  • Source of Wealth: Tennis, Sports
  • Age:53 Years of 2024
  • Birth Place: Sanford, Florida, United States
  • Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 182 lbs (83 kg)
  • Marital Status: Married (Susanna Lingman)
  • Full Name: James Spencer Courier, Jr.
  • Nationality: United States-Australia
  • Date of Birth: August 17, 1970
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Occupation: Professional Tennis Player


Professional tennis player Jim Courier has an estimated net worth of $15.5 million in 2012. A former World No.1, Jim Courier has been victorious in four grand slam singles titles, in which he won two Australian Open and two French Open competitions.

At age 22, Jim Courier became the youngest professional tennis player to have won four grand slam singles titles. After winning the Orange Bowl in 1986 and 1987, as well as the 1987 French Open junior doubles title, Jim Courier officially became a professional in 1988. In 1991, he won the French Open Championships against Andre Agassi. A year later, he had his first championship at the Australian Open when he defeated Stefan Edberg. In a championship match against Petr Korda in 1992, Jim Courier won which earned him a  second championship title in the French Open competition. In 1993, he won the Australian Open championship title against Stefan Edberg. Jim Courier was a runner-up in the 1991 U.S. Open, 1993 French Open, and 1993 Wimbledon championships.

Jim Courier was born on August 17, 1970, in Sanford, Florida, United States. He is currently married to Susanna Lingman.