For the 88th birthday
Boris Becker remembers his deceased father
In an Instagram post, Boris Becker reminded his father Karl-Heinz Becker, who would have been 88 this Friday.
Boris Becker (55) has at Instagram honored his father Karl-Heinz Becker, who died in 1999. “It’s my father’s birthday today,” the tennis legend begins the March 17 post. “Karl-Heinz would have lived to be 88, but unfortunately he passed away in ’99.”
Becker also published an old photo showing his father and one of his sons at a young age. “I love this picture because he’s holding my son Noah and watching me play tennis in Doha. Three generations together! I miss him sometimes,” he concludes his post.
Son Noah (29) and son Elias (23) come from the relationship with Barbara Becker (56), with whom he was married from 1993 to 2001. Daughter Anna Ermakova (22), who is currently dancing successfully on “Let’s Dance”, comes from a short liaison with model Angela Ermakova (55). Son Amadeus comes from the relationship with Lilly Becker (46). The two married in 2009 and announced their separation in 2018. The tennis legend is currently in a relationship with Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro.
Documentary about life and career
Fans are currently eagerly awaiting the two-part documentary series “Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker”. The production about Becker’s career and private life celebrated its world premiere at this year’s Berlinale. It will be released worldwide on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 7th.
On the one hand, the documentary series sheds light on Becker’s successful career, who won Wimbledon at the age of only 17 and has won 49 titles, including six Grand Slams and an Olympic gold medal. In addition, it is also about Becker’s “sometimes turbulent private life”, as stated in the Apple TV + press release.