Giorgos Kyrgios and Norlaila Kyrgios are Nick Kyrgios parents. His father is from Greece, while his mother is from Malaysia.
Nick Kyrgios has so far made a name for himself as a tennis player. Having gained global recognition, he has been able to bring his family to the public’s notice. His parents’ multiracial heritage also increased the public’s interest in knowing more about his parents. Read on to find out everything about Nick Kyrgios’ father and mother.
Who Is Nick Kyrgios’ Dad?
Giorgos Kyrgios is the father of the Australian tennis player, Nick Kyrgios. He gained public attention due to his association with his son, Nick Kyrgios. His precise age is unknown as details of his month, date, and year of birth are undisclosed.
Giorgos Kyrgois is of Greek origin and is reported to be a self-employed house painter. Other details about him, like who his parents are, his childhood, education, and others, have been kept under wraps.
Meet Norlaila Kyrgios, Nick’s Mother
Nick Kyrgios’ mother, Norlaila Kyrgios, is from a royal background in Pahang, Malaysia. She was born into the Selangor Royal Family, which is the family of the Sultan of Selangor. This earned her the title, Tengku of Pahang, which means the princess of the Pahang State. However, Norlaila had her title renounced in her 20s when she moved to Australia with her mother.
Just like her husband, her exact age cannot be pegged as she has kept details of her birth away from the public. Also, the name and locations of the schools that she attended are scarce. However, she has attained a good level of education as she is reportedly a computer engineer.
Norlaila Kyrgios is Battling With A Critical Illness
Some online sources confirmed that the Australian tennis player’s mother, Norlaila Kyrgios, is suffering from heart-related issues and kidney failure. Some other sources also reported that she is battling terminal cancer, but this still stands to be confirmed.
It became so severe that Nick had to cancel his match tours in September 2021 to be with his mother. Because of her illness, he demanded a strict quarantine measure on himself ahead of the 2021 Australian Open. He cleared the public of the reason for his action, stating that it was all about his sick mother with whom he wanted to spend some time.
In was reported that that Norlaila will undergo a kidney transplant in 2021 if her husband’s kidney is compatible with hers. But there is no available information to ascertain whether or not the transplant has been done.
Nick Kyrgios Parents Got Married In 1988
Reports have it that Nick Kyrgios’s parents met each other in Australia. Asides from where they met, there is no information on how they met. Other details of when they started dating and how long they dated before getting married have remained unclear. However, it is known that they started their relationship after migrating from their different countries to Australia.
Though the date of their wedding is also not known, it is confirmed that it happened sometime in April 1988, going by a wedding anniversary post made by Norlaila on Instagram. So far, the marriage has lasted for 35 years. Meanwhile, having been married for over three decades and counting, they are deemed a perfect couple as there have not been records of any controversy.
Nick Kyrgios’s Parents Are Very Supportive Of His Career
Nick’s parents have always been supportive of his career from the early stage up to his current professional level of his career. They usually make time to be present at his competitions. Even when he lost to Rafael Nadal in the 2020 Australian Open, his parents were super proud of him despite his defeat.
During the Wimbledon Finals, Nick Kyrgios faced a serious mental health failure, which was a result of lots of pressure that came from the expectations of fans. His parents were very concerned about him and tried their best to find a solution to his frustrating state.
According to a source, Norlaila Kyrgios stated that she noticed the signs of self-harm in her son, just the same way others talked about it. She decided to talk with him about it, but he wasn’t in the right mood for such a conversation.
Norlaila further stated that she became restless and always kept an eye on her son to make sure nothing bad happened to him. She affirmed that it was with the help of Andy Murray that her son was able to overcome his health challenge.
Why Is Norlaila Kyrgios Against Watching Her Son’s Games?
Whenever others are busy watching Nick Kyrgios play, his mother, Norlaila, always takes the decision to watch another game. She said that watching her son play puts her through a level of anxiety that she finds difficult to handle.
She also revealed that in most cases, when she attempts to watch her son play, she ends up in a bad mental state, which will require a professional to help.
In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald, Nick’s mother stated that she, among other things, hates checking the scores while her son’s game is ongoing. She said she prefers to ask for the final result when she is sure the game is over.
Nick Kyrgios’s Parents Have Two Other Children
Nick Kyrgios is not an only child. His parents had two other children together. They have a total of three children of which two are older than the tennis player. Their children are Christos, Halimah, and then Nick. Here is all that you need to know about the tennis player’s siblings:
- Date of Birth: September 11, 1987
- Age: 36 years old
- Occupation: Fitness coach, Philanthropist
Christos Kyrgios was born in Canberra, Australia on September 11, 1987. The oldest brother of the tennis player, Christtos is a fitness coach and the CEO of the NK Foundation. His early educational background has not been made public, but he is obviously formally educated.
Christos earned a degree in commerce and law from the University of Canberra. He also earned a Certificate 3&4 in Fitness from the Canberra Institute of Technology. In addition, he attended Health Academy, Australia, where he earned a certificate in sports nutrition and human nutrition.
He is quite close and protective of his brother and wouldn’t stop at anything to show his love to him. Christos revealed that he once got into a heated argument with his brother to stop overdrinking. The tennis player drank excess alcohol to overcome depression, which didn’t sit well with his older brother.
In the heat of the whole argument, the two fell out. Nevertheless, the love that existed between them brought them back together after some time.
- Date of Birth: 1988
- Age: 36 years old
- Occupation: Singer, social media influencer, and dancer
Halimah Kyrgios is the tennis player’s older sister. While her date and month of birth have not been made clear, she was born in 1988 in Canberra. She is a social media influencer and has over 62.7k followers on her Instagram handle where she posts stunning pictures of herself. In addition to her career, she is also a Hong Kong based singer and dancer.
Having grown up in Canberra, she attended a local high school in the vicinity. She earned a degree in theatres from the Lasalle College of Arts in Singapore. Halimah is highly supportive of her younger brother’s career, though she rarely makes appearances with him. She once made it to one of his games in Wimbelon where she displayed her talents as an artist.