Roger Federer's Kids

Last Modified Dec 20, 2023 04:22 GMT


Roger Federer is a worldwide known name when it comes to sports. A world-class professional tennis player, Federer has plenty of tournaments and achievements to his name, he has eight Wimbledons, six Australian Opens, five US Opens & one French Open to his name.


Having won all four major grand slams in singles, he is among the few players to achieve the prestigious Career Grand Slam feat. However, Roger Federer retired in September 2022 at the Laver Cup.


Roger Federer is also known to be a loving husband and father and he adores his kids immensely. Federer and his wife Mirka are blessed with two sets of twins, a girl and a boy each.


Who are Roger Federer's Kids?


Charlene Riva Federer & Myla Rose Federer


The same year Mirka and Roger were married (2009), Mirka gave birth to their identical twin girls - Myla Rose and Charlene Federer. Myla and Charlene were born on 23rd July 2009, and are currently 14 years old.


Roger Federer's Kids



Leo Federer & Lenny Federer


Roger and Mirka welcomed a second set of identical twins on May 6, 2014 - sons Leo and Lennart "Lenny" Federer. Due to this, Federer ended up pulling out of the 2014 Madrid Open. They are currently 9 years old.


Roger Federer's Kids


Federer’s Kids at Tennis Tournaments


Roger Federer's children travel with him for most of the tennis tournaments. You could always see them in the gallery along with their Mom and grandparents. In July 2017, during Wimbledon, all four of his kids stole the show. They were just that cute and adorable.


In an interview, Federer told the BBC that his then 3-year-old boys had no clue of what was going on and thought it was probably a nice view and a nice playground. He added that as they grow up they will have a better understanding of what was happening. He also told how all this was very special to him.


Roger Federer's Kids



His daughters, on the other hand, who were nearly 8 at the time, seemed to have had a better grasp of what was going on. Federer said that they enjoyed watching a little bit and were excited to cheer for their Dad in the finals. It's mind-blowing how Roger Federer musters the energy to train and compete as a professional athlete while also being the Father that he is.


Do Federer’s kids consider Tennis as a Career Option?


Given that all four of Federer's kids accompany him on tour and are often seen in the stands cheering their father, they reportedly are also learning tennis basics, along with their friends. The boys have often been spotted on the practice courts, hitting with the 20-time Grand Slam champion, and Federer had revealed in an interview that the boys have indeed gotten better in tennis.



Roger Federer's Kids



The 42-year-old said that his kids took up tennis only because the children of their family friends play the sport and he didn’t want them to feel left out. In most of his interviews, he has maintained that he would be wary of his twins becoming professional players. He had stated that becoming a pro would only mean 25 more years on the tennis circuit, traveling across the globe. Being a supportive parent, he claims that he will support them, no matter what they choose.


How is the Federer Family Culture?


Roger Federer’s kids are home-schooled, and they can fluently speak English, and a bit of German. Although an experienced dad, Federer has admitted that in the early days, he used to mix up his children since it was even more complicated having two sets of twins. Federer’s family are devout Roman Catholics, and he considers himself quite religious. He has visited the Vatican and Einsiedeln with the kids.


Roger Federer's Children


He wants his kids to be strong characters spend each spare moment he’s got with them, and genuinely appreciate the moment when they are all together. His family has been on a family caravan vacation around the Swiss countryside after his Wimbledon loss in 2019. He has also been to Ibiza and Africa. He admits that Africa holds a special place in his heart due to his maternal roots.



FAQs

Yes, Federer has two sets of twins: girls Myla Rose and Charlene Federer, and boys Lennart and Leo Federer.

Yes, Roger Federer’s kids took up tennis so that they could play with the children of their family friends and not feel left out. His sons have been spotted at the practice nets and have gotten better in the game.

No, as per reports, all four of his kids have been homeschooled. That way, they get to accompany him on tours and tournaments.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Roger Federer's net worth is estimated to be $550 million as of September 2023.

Roger Federer married Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec in April 2009. She is a former professional tennis player and currently works as Federer's PR Manager.

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