Philanthropist, grand slam winner
Fun Faith Fact!: Met the Pope in 2006.
Federer is a Swiss tennis pro who holds a number of distinguishable marks, including a record 16 men’s Grand Slam singles titles and 23 Grand Slam title finals. He is a Switzerland native and also holds citizenship in South Africa. His parents raised him as a Roman Catholic. In 2006, he had the privilege of meeting Pope Benedict XVI. He is married to former tennis professional Mirka Vayrinec, and they have two children. Roger is involved with numerous charities including UNICEF, and has taken part in charity events for victims of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis.