Who are Naomi Osaka parents? What are their Citizenship? Are Naomi Osaka Parents still Together? In this article, we will talk about the parents of popular Tennis star, Naomi Osaka and we will share her family photos as well.
Naomi Osaka started playing tennis at the age of 3. She grew up in the United States but holds Japanese citizenship and represents Japan on the court (her mother is from Japan, her father from Haiti).
The Grand Slam winner’s parents are Tamaki Osaka and Leonard Francois.
Francois is the one who encouraged his daughters Naomi and Mari to pursue tennis, using instructional books and DVDs at first. ‘I don’t remember liking to hit the ball. The main thing was that I wanted to beat my sister”- Naomi said in an interview.
Are Naomi Osaka Parents still Together?
Naomi’s mother was enraged about the fact of her dating a black foreigner. She was even blamed for tarnishing their family name.
Even after the commotion, the two stuck together and moved to Osaka. Tamaki and her parents remained estranged for more than ten years.
Naomi’s parents are still Together despite their challenges.
Below are some adorable photos of Naomi Osaka and her parents.