Denis Shapovalov: Girlfriend, Family, Prize Money & Net Worth

BirthdayApril 15th, 1999
Place of BirthTel Aviv, Israel
ResidencyNassau, Bahamas
Girlfriend/WifeMirjam Björklund
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
TattoosShapo doesn’t have any tattoos
Sister / BrotherHe has an older brother named Evgeniy.
Father & MotherViktor Shapovalov and Tessa Shapovalova are his parents.
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Net Worth (approx.)$7 million


Biting tennis racquets is the secret of his energy. – via Instagram

Born to a Ukrainian Jewish mum and a Russian Christian dad in Tel Aviv, Israel, on the fifteenth of April 1999, this young man moved to Toronto, Canada when he was nine months old. A Left-Handed player who plays a One-Handed Backhand, he began playing when he was just five. A Canadian citizen, he was coached by his mum and, in fact, still is along with Martin Laurendeau. Trained by Adriano Fuorivia during his junior days, he won the 2015 US Open Junior Doubles title and the 2016 Wimbledon Junior Singles title whilst under his wing. This young Canadian’s first professional title came in late 2015 when he won his first professional doubles title at the ITF Futures in Pensacola. He began playing better tennis and, in 2017, made his Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon. Although he was defeated in Round 1 then, this player has come as far as the semis of the most prestigious Slam in the world in 2021. This Canadian has also reached the quarters of the US Open in 2020 and the quarters of the Australian Open in 2022.

Denis Shapovalov Girlfriend

It’s best when two people from the same profession date each other. It ends well in most cases. – via Instagram

Shapo’s current girlfriend is Mirjam Björklund, a Swedish tennis player. The athletes originally met in 2019 and began dating in June of that year, with Mirjam first appearing on Shapo’s Instagram in November of that year. However, when Shapo won his first tournament, the Stockholm Open, on October 20, 2019, Mirjam and Shapo’s relationship became public. From the stands, she cheered for her fella before hugging him to celebrate his victory. Since then, the Canadian’s girlfriend has been on social media multiple times, appearing comfy with her boyfriend.

Who is Denis Shapovalov currently dating?

Shapo is currently dating Mirjam Björklund. The couple shares photos from their holidays as well as their daily lives in the Bahamas on Instagram. As they’re both professional athletes, they understand each other very well. Mirjam, in more than one way, is the perfect girl he could have asked for.

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Family: Parents, Siblings & Children

Our player’s parents are Viktor Shapovalov and Tessa Shapovalova. Tessa, his mother, was a member of the Soviet national tennis team and emigrated to Tel Aviv with his father, Viktor Shapovalov, as the Soviet Union fell apart. She went on to work as a tennis coach there. Shapo has one older brother, Evgeniy, who was born in Israel as well. Before he turned one, his family relocated from Israel to Canada. He lived in Vaughan, Ontario, at the time. Shapo began playing tennis at the Richmond Hill Country Club, where his mother worked as a coach.

Cats BAE. This young man has an adorable pet cat named Zeus. What a handsome moggy. – via Instagram

Denis Shapovalov Total Prize Money & Net Worth

This left-handed player has won more matches than he has lost in his singles career. He has earned over $9 million from his tennis career so far. This young man’s current net worth is estimated to be about $7 million at least.

How much does Denis Shapovalov earn per year?

Who needs money when you’ve got pets as adorable as his? – via Instagram

Shapo, one of the youngest players to reach the top-10 since 2005, has deals with Nike, Yonex, Tag Heuer, and Biosteel. It is reported that this youngster makes about $300,000 at least from his sponsors. That’s a sizeable amount.

Unknown facts about Denis Shapovalov

  • Did you know that he can speak Russian and English?
  • This gentleman loves playing on grass.
  • He adores Federer and ripped up Nadal’s poster from a wall once.
  • He has a kind heart too. ShapoShelter ( was founded in April 2022 to showcase stories of dogs and cats in need. A truly noble gesture.

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