Professional tennis player Simona Halep is from Romania. She held the number one singles ranking twice between 2017 and 2019, holding it for a total of 64 weeks, ranking eleventh in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association rankings.
The 30-year-old has won two grand slam titles and has a successful career. She was a former number one and Romania’s biggest star. The 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon were won by Halep, who is currently ranked 18 in the world.
Simona Halep, a professional tennis player, is wed to billionaire Toni Iuruc, a Romanian. On September 15, 2021, the wedding was held.
Meet Tania Halep and Stere Halep
Simona Halep was born in Constanta, Romania, on September 27, 1991. She was born to Stere and Tania Halep and nurtured in a family of Aromanian descent.
Stere Halep played football for AS Săgeata Stejaru in Romania’s lower leagues. After his football career, he worked as a zootechnics technician before starting and running his own dairy products factory.
He grew interested in funding his children’s participation in sporting endeavors after reflecting on how far his football career would have advanced if his parents had given him more financial support as a child
The couple had three children together; Simona Halep, Nicolae Halep, and Luminita Halep. Her father is former football player Steve Halep, who runs a dairy business in Romania.