Andre Agassi was born in Las Vegas, Nevada to Emmanuel "Mike" Agassi and Elizabeth "Betty" Agassi (née Dudley). His father, a former Olympic boxer for Iran, is Armenian and half Assyrian. Andre Agassi's mother, Betty, is a breast cancer survivor. He has three older siblings – Rita (last wife to Pancho Gonzales), Philip and Tami.One of his ancestors changed his surname from Agassian to Agassi to avoid persecution.
For 20 years, tennis legend Andre Agassi was one of the dominant players in his sport. He first picked up a racket when he was a toddler at the insistence of his father. His father, an immigrant from Iran and a former Olympic boxer, served as his first coach, making Agassi practice for hours at the family's Las Vegas, Nevada home.In his mid-teens, Agassi abandoned his education to train full time.He has been married to Steffi Graf since October 22, 2001. They have two children. He was previously married to Brooke Shields. [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1152468/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm]
He is the founder of the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation, which has raised over $60 million for at-risk children in Southern Nevada. In 2001, the Foundation opened the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas, a K-12 public charter school for at-risk children. He has been married to fellow tennis player Steffi Graf since 2001.
Andre Agassi is not only great tennis player, he is also a successful businessman. He does hotel, restaurant and construction business, real estate, sports clubs and nightclubs.[http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/andre-agassi-3310.php]