Jessica Pegula signs deal with Stella Artois, Frances Tiafoe demands commission
Jessica Pegula has admitted that she gets few approaches for sponsorship deals, given her family wealth.
Pegula has been known to put away a can, albeit to try to fulfill drug testing requirements post-match.
Following her announcement Frances Tiafoe, who himself partnered with the beer company, jokingly demanded a commission on the deal.
In a social media announcement, Pegula wrote “I have two incredible wins to share today!
“First, I’m heading into the semi-finals for @MiamiOpen and I’m excited to announce partnering with @stellaartoisusa for their Perfect Serve program in Miami.
“I love a brand that moves quickly and can’t wait to see what else Stella has in store!”
Tiafoe’s response came quickly: “This is iconic. Hahahahhaha nooo wayyy this is real I need a commission I put you on.”
Pegula is the first to admit that she comes from a family of privilege, but she is also one of the hardest-working players on the tour.
The Pegula’s are Buffalo sporting royalty, owning as they do the Buffalo Bills NFL franchise and the Sabres in the NHL.
Pegula is obviously accustomed to the lifestyle of the rich and the famous but she tends to be found on the practice court more often than not.
She will often attend glitzy events with her family or husband, but she can also be spotted on the beach with her pooches.
Pegula is also known to enjoy classic cars and while she doesn’t have her name of the deeds, her family own properties all over the United States.
Pegula married Taylor Gahagen, an executive at the family’s sports empire, back in 2021.
The pair had been dating for a number of years.
At this stage there is no indication of when they intend to start a family.
Pegula’s net worth is estimated at a modest $6 million but that doesn’t take into account any wealth she might inherit from her parents.
Terry Pegula is currently ranked as the 128th richest person in the United States of America with a net worth of $5 billion.
It stands to reason then that Pegula doesn’t need her career to take off for financial reasons.
However, she is still keen to make her own way and has launched a charitable foundation focused on animals as well as a skincare line.
Jessica Pegula has her kit supplied by Adidas and is sponsored by Yonex for her rackets.
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